How to Fix Move to iOS Not Working

Wonder how to use Move to iOS to transfer data from Android to your new iPhone 11, or other iOS devices? Check this post to solve the problem with six ways.

Roger Smith Posted on: Sep. 18, 2019, Last Updated: Sep. 23, 2019

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Move to iOS app does not work: There doesn’t seem to be a more appropriate forum for this so feel free to move. But is there any plan to update the Move to iOS app for Android? It hasn’t been updated in over three years and does not work with current versions of Android. I’m returning my iPhone 11 because I cannot transfer data to it.

– A user questioned from Apple Support

Move to iOS app is a great tool to help us switch from Android to iOS. It saves us a lot of work, and needs just several clicks to transfer contacts, message history, camera photos, videos, web bookmarks, mail accounts, and calendars successfully. However, occasionally users will encounter Move to iOS not working problem while using it, such as Move to iOS unable to migrate, Move to iOS could not communicate with device, Move to iOS no code, Move to iOS Stuck on transferring/preparing, Move to iOS slow/takes forever, Move to iOS Wi-Fi disconnect/drops, Move to iOS not connecting to device, Move to iOS interrupted, and so on. Under these circumstances, what can we do to deal with the Move to iOS not working issue?

Move to iOS Not Working

Move to iOS Not Working

Firstly, before we start with Move to iOS app, we need to get the awareness of:

  • Move to iOS requires that an iOS device is running iOS 9.0 or higher, and Android device is running Android 4.0 or higher;
  • Both Android and iOS device are able to connect to Wi-Fi;
  • Both devices have enough power to finish the process.

Also Read: How to Fix Move to iOS No Code Issue >

How to Fix Move to iOS Not Working with 6 Methods

Method 1. Restart both iOS and Android devices.

Method 2. Check the network connection on both devices. Try to Connect your Android to Wi-Fi (hotspot) created by the iPhone (it may name as iOS(Space)fb466) > Input the Wi-Fi password which should be same as the Wi-Fi Name.

Method 3. Check Android device network settings and turn off the option for “Smart network switch”, or Connections Optimizer.

Method 4. Set your Android into Airplane Mode, which can make sure that Wi-Fi will not be kicked off during the transferring.

Method 5. Switch off your WiFi or switch between WiFi and mobile data on your Android, which is helpful to solve “Move to iOS could not communicate with device” issue.

Method 6. If those 5 tips don’t work well for Move to iOS not working problem, you should think about choosing another Android to iOS tool as an alternative. To make transferring Android to iOS as easy as Move to iOS app does, we recommend this powerful Android to iOS data transfer tool – AnyTrans for iOS.

AnyTrans for iOS – Android to iOS Transfer

  • One-click to transfer data from Android to iPhone with great ease.
  • Transfer photos, music, contacts, messages, ringtones ect.
  • Freely select and transfer specific items from Android to iOS.
  • No overwriting of existing data & files on iPhone.

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Step 1. Free Download AnyTrans on your PC/Mac > Open it > Connect both Android and iOS device to it via USB cables > Choose “Phone Switcher” > Click on “Phone to iPhone” mode.

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Step 2: Select your source device and target device > Click the “Next” button to continue.

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Step 3: Click on the Next button to start moving Android files to your iPhone. All supported files will be checked by default. You can uncheck the “Select All” button, and then check the file categories you need.

An Alternative to Switch from Android to iOS – Step 3

An Alternative to Switch from Android to iOS – Step 3

The Bottom Line

With these 6 ways, you can totally figure out Move to iOS not working issue. And if you have any other questions, you can contact us with emails, or just leave messages in the comments below. And you can also try AnyTrans for iOS to move all Android data to your iPhone with ease. Free Download Now!

Roger Smith

Work for iMobie team for 5 years as well as an Apple fan, love to help more users solve various types of iOS or Android related issues.