How to Transfer Photos from iCloud to Android

This post aims at telling you how to transfer photos from iCloud to Android. If you want to sync iCloud photos to Android easily, this post is exactly what you need.

By Faye Clarke | Posted on: Mar. 11, 2019, Last Updated: Mar. 19, 2019
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iCloud is an excellent free place to store photos. Once your photos have been uploaded to iCloud Photo Library, no one can access your photos without the password. Besides, 5GB free storage is offered to everyone. As it is known to all, iCloud can help you sync photos across your iOS devices logged in the same Apple ID. However, as for Android users, how to transfer iCloud pictures to Android?

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Download iCloud Photos to Computer and Transfer to Android

Syncing photos from iCloud to Android is not that hard. You can first download iCloud photos to computer and then add them to your Android phone. Now follow the steps below to transfer photos from iCloud to Android.

Part 1. Download iCloud Photos to Computer

In this way, you can ONLY download photos from iCloud Photo Library. If you want to transfer photos from iCloud backup to Android, please download photos in iCloud backup first and then follow Part 2 to transfer them to Android.

Step 1Visit icloud.com, enter your Apple ID and password. Select Photos.

Step 2Select the photos you want to transfer from iCloud to Android. Click the download button.

How to Sync Photos from iCloud to Android - Download iCloud Photos

How to Transfer Photos from iCloud to Android – Download iCloud Photos

Step 3 Go to your Windows directory > Users > [Username] > Pictures > iCloud Photos to find your downloaded iCloud photos.

Step 4 Connect your Android to computer, once it is detected by your computer, you can transfer iCloud photos to Android by drag-and-drop. Remember to use your Android as a media device (MTP).

How to Transfer Photos from iCloud to Android with AnyTrans for Android

Transferring photos from computer to Android is more than just drag-and-drop. You can’t just directly drag and drop the photos to Android phone’s SD card. To make sure you can access and view the photos you transferred to Android from the computer, you need AnyTrans for Android.

AnyTrans for Android, developed by iMobie Inc., can help you transfer photos from computer to Android phone. These are the reasons why we choose AnyTrans for Android.

Let’s now have a look at how to use AnyTrans for Android to help you get iCloud photos from computer to Android.

Step 1Free download AnyTrans for Android to your computer and launch it.

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Step 2Plug in your Android phone via a USB cable. Once AnyTrans has detected your phone, the main interface will show as below.

How to Transfer Photos from iCloud to Android - Step 2

How to Transfer Photos from iCloud to Android – Step 2

Step 3Click Android Mover, and choose iCloud to Android. Enter your Apple ID and password to log in.

How to Transfer Photos from iCloud to Android - Step 3

How to Transfer Photos from iCloud to Android – Step 3

Step 4 Choose Photos or Photo Videos, click “Next” button to start the transferring process.

How to Transfer Photos from iCloud to Android - Step 4

How to Transfer Photos from iCloud to Android – Step 4

AnyTrans for Android can also help you transfer photos from Android to Android, transfer photos from Android to computer. Please refer to other posts to know more.

The Bottom Line

That’s all for how to transfer photos from iCloud to Android. As you can see, with the help of AnyTrans for Android, syncing photos from iCloud to Android is so easy. Why not download it now and start the 7-day free trial?

Faye Clarke

Member of iMobie_Inc, an enthusiastic fan of Apple and Jazz music, always ready to offer advice and solutions to any iOS & Android related issues.