How to Fix: Move to iOS Disconnects Wi-Fi

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Joy Taylor Last Updated: Sep. 11, 2020

hello, I have been trying to transfer data from Samsung s8 to iPhone 11 but it does not work with move to iOS. The WiFi signal disappears from both the devices and I receive a message start again. What is the reason for it? How can I transfer it smoothly?

–A user from Apple Support Communities

As an Android user, when you get your new iPhone 11/11 Pro/11 Pro Max, the first thing is to transfer data from your Android phone to your new iPhone. Apple provides us with Move to iOS to finish the job. However, many people complain about Move to iOS not working issues, like the Wi-Fi disconnect problem. Here is this post, we will show you some possible solutions to fix this issue.

Something You Should Know Before Using Move to iOS:

  • Move to iOS requires Android 4.0 or higher and iOS 9 or later
  • It only supports transferring data from Android to iPhone, not iOS to Android.
  • It only works for transferring data from Android to a new or reset iPhone.
  • The transferring process may take you several hours, which depends on the size of your data and the network condition.
  • Currently, it supports transferring data including contacts, messages, camera photos and videos, web bookmarks, mail accounts, and calendars.

Actually, Move to iOS is really a good app that brings more convenience for users to move their important data to the new iPhone. However, you may meet many problems when using Move to iOS app to migrate data from Android to iPhone, such as stuck on preparing, not working properly, unable to migrate, transfer interrupt randomly, stuck on transferring, disconnect Wi-Fi, not connecting to the device, etc.

Move to iOS Wi-Fi Disconnect

Move to iOS Wi-Fi Disconnect

This post is going to help you fix Move to iOS Wi-Fi drops out which stops you from transferring data by using the Move to iOS app. Below we collected 8 methods, you can try out one by one, hope one of them can work for you.

8 Tips to Fix Move to iOS Disconnects Wi-Fi

  1. Check your Wi-Fi router and make sure Wi-Fi is switched on.
  2. Try to connect your Android with the Wi-Fi created by iPhone during the process when the move to iOS code shows, the Wi-Fi password is the same as the Wi-Fi name.
  3. Restart your Android Phone for several times.
  4. Reset your network.
  5. Try out Airplane Mode, turn off, and turn on.
  6. Smart switch – switching off the Wi-Fi option between Wi-Fi & mobile data.
  7. Trying to transfer data with Google account.
  8. Use some Android to iPhone transfer tools if all of these tips don’t work. Here, we commend you a powerful tool – AnyTrans, a Move to iOS alternative helps transfer data from Android to iPhone in a safe & easy way.

AnyTrans – Android to iOS Transfer

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

Free Download100% Clean & Safe

Free Download100% Clean & Safe

Free Download * 100% Clean & Safe

Step 1. Download AnyTrans and install it on your computer > Connect both your Android Phone and iPhone to computer with USB cables > Choose “Phone Switcher” mode > Click on the “Phone to iPhone” option.

Choose Phone to iPhone on Phone Switcher

Choose Phone to iPhone on Phone Switcher

Step 2. Select your Android phone to be the source device and iPhone to be the target device > Click the “Next” button to continue.

Click on Next to Go on

Click on Next to Go on

Step 3. Check the data categories you want to transfer to your iPhone > Click the “Next” button to start moving the selected files.

Select Files You Want to Transfer

Select Files You Want to Transfer

The Bottom Line

That’s all for how to fix “Move to iOS disconnects Wi-Fi”, 8 methods are mentioned above, hope you can find one to fix your issue. If you think this post is helpful, just share it with your friends.

Joy Taylor

Member of iMobie team as well as an Apple fan, love to help more users solve various types of iOS & Android related issues.