How to Use Move to iOS App to Switch from Android to iPhone


Wonder how to use Move to iOS to transfer data from Android to iPhone 7, or other iOS devices? Check this post to solve the problem with four steps.


Aug. 15, 2017

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Since iPhone 7 is available now, many Android users are thinking about giving a try with iOS. But there is a serious problem before switching to iPhone 7. The Android device carries all important data. Is there one way to transfer those data from Android to iPhone 7/6s/6 (Plus)?

Luckily, Apple developed an app named Move to iOS to help us with this problem. Move to iOS is a free app to transfer Android data to iOS. It supports Android data transferring, including contacts, message history, camera photos, videos, web bookmarks, mail accounts, and calendars. Next we are going to move to how to use Move to iOS switching from Android to iPhone, or iPad, iPod.

How to Use Move to iOS

How to Use Move to iOS

Before we start with switching from Android to iOS with Move to iOS app, we need make sure:

1. iOS device is running iOS 9.0 or higher;

2. Android device is running Android 4.0 or higher;

3. Both Android and iOS device are able to connect to Wi-Fi;

4. Both devices have enough power;

5. Download Move to iOS app and install it on Android.

Also Read: Instructions about Move to iOS App >

How to Use Move to iOS Switching from Android to iPhone 7

Step 1. Set up iPhone 7

On your iPhone 7, or other iOS device, follow the regular setup steps, such as selecting a language, cellular, and wireless network. And then you would go into a screen to about Apps & Data. You need choose Move Data from Android option.

Step 2. Wait for a ten-figure code

After you tap Move Data from Android option, click Continue and wait for a ten-figure code to show up, sometimes six figures.

How to Use Move to iOS - Step 1&2

How to Use Move to iOS - Step 1&2

Step 3. Open Move to iOS app on Android

Run Move to iOS app on Android > Tap Continue and agree with the term of use > Tap Next on the Find Your Code screen.

Step 4. Enter the code and begin transferring

After you click Next button, your will be on the screen requiring entering code. At this moment, you type into the ten-figure (or six-figure) code appearing on iPhone 7. And then wait for two devices connecting successfully. After connection, you can choose what data you plan to transfer from Android to iPhone 7, and then tap Next to start transferring. And now all jobs are done, you just need to leave both device alone and wait for the data transferring finishing.

How to Use Move to iOS - Step 3&4

How to Use Move to iOS - Step 3&4

When the data is all transferred, you click Done on Android, and tap Continue on iPhone 7 to finish the following setting up steps.

An Alternative Application to Switch from Android to iPhone

Using Move to iOS app to transfer Android to iPhone 7 brings us much convenience, but it has a fatal flaw. We wouldn’t notice this flaw until we transfer Android to a totally new iPhone. But if we plan to switch from Android to an iPhone, which already has some important data, using Move to iOS app would erase all existed those data. Besides, according to user’s feedback, there is high possibility encountering various problems and issues related to Move to iOS when their usage of it, such as Move to iOS unable to migrateMove to iOS no codeMove to iOS Stuck on transferring/preparing, and so on. In this situation, we need other options. As a bonus tip, we recommend a super easy and powerful data manager application to help you.

This application also enables us to transfer any type of data such as, contacts, messages, music, photos, videos, etc. on Android to iPhone 7, just like Move to iOS doing. But more importantly, it would not erase your data on iPhone 7 while transferring from Android. So in the following, we are going to learn about how to use this transfer.

Step 1. Download this application on your computer > Install and open it > Connect both Android and iPhone 7 to computer.

Step 2. Choose Phone to Phone Transfer > Choose what kind of data you would like to transfer > Click Start Transfer button. And it would automatically transfer data from Android to iPhone.

An Alternative to Switch from Android to iPhone 7

An Alternative to Switch from Android to iPhone 7

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The Bottom Line

After reading this tutorial about how to use Move to iOS, you can transfer your Android to iPhone 7 now. However if there is some important data on your iPhone, you need notice that Move to iOS will erase those data.

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