How to Send Videos from Android to iPhone

Have you got lots of video files on your Android device that you wish to send to an iPhone? There are a couple of ways to do the task and the following guide shows 4 ways to send videos and large videos from Android to iPhone.

Roger Smith Posted on: Sep. 14, 2018, Last Updated: Sep. 24, 2019

AnyTrans – Android to iPhone Videos Transfer Tool

This 100% safe phone data transfer tool can help you send videos from Android to iPhone. It is highly recommended by those users who switched from an Android phone to an iPhone for data transfer.

Now, the new iPhone 11 series have been released to the public with the brand new A13 Bionic chip and some other excellent new features. It’s a nice choice to switch to the new iPhone 11 from an old Android phone! When switching to a new phone, one of the first things you may need to do is to transfer your data like videos from the old device to the new one. Well, in this guide, we will focus on how to send videos (large videos) from Android to iPhone.

Method 1: How to Send Large Videos from Android to iPhone Using Move to iOS

Move to iOS is an application developed by Apple that allows users to transfer data including videos from an Android device over to an iPhone. The following shows the steps on how you can use Move to iOS to transfer large video files from your Android device to the new iPhone:

Step 1: Ensure that your iPhone is not set up yet. If it has already been set up, erase it by heading to “Settings > General > Reset” and tap on the option that says “Erase All Content and Settings”. Follow the on-screen instructions to erase your device.

Erase All Content and Settings on New iPhone

Erase All Content and Settings on New iPhone

Step 2: Your iPhone will reboot and you will need to follow the set up instructions.

Step 3: When you reach the apps & data screen, tap on the option that says “Move Data from Android”. It will let you send videos from your Android device to your iPhone.

Move Data from Android Screen

Move Data from Android Screen

Step 4: Launch the Play Store app on your Android device and search for and install the Move to iOS app. Make sure to get the official one as there could be other similar apps. Those won’t work.

Step 5: Open the Move to iOS app on your Android device after it’s installed.

Step 6: Tap Continue on both devices. Now, tap Agree and then Next on the Android phone or tablet.

Step 7: A secure code (12-digit code) will be generated on your iPhone that will allow you to initiate the transfer process.

Enter Code on Both Devices

Enter Code on Both Devices

Step 8: Enter in the code you noted from your iPhone on the Android device. And you will be then asked what you would like to transfer to your iPhone.

Step 9: Check the “Camera Roll” option, that’s where your videos are located. It will begin the data transfer process and you will soon have your Android videos available on your iPhone.

Transfer Videos from Android to iPhone

Transfer Videos from Android to iPhone

Method 2: Transfer Videos from Android to iPhone Using AnyTrans

According to our users’ feedback, AnyTrans can be the simplest the quickest method to finish the job. When it comes to transferring data between Android and iOS devices, AnyTrans for iOS provides you more flexibility.

AnyTrans –  Videos Transfer Tool

  • Send over 8GB videos from Android to iPhone within 45 SECONDS.
  • ONLY way supports to transfer all videos like movies, photo videos, etc.
  • No harm to videos and will be kept in original resolution.
  • Work well with all Android and iPhone models as well as OS systems.

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The following steps will teach you how to send videos from Android to iPhone using the AnyTrans for iOS app. Before the detailed steps, get AnyTrans for iOS downloaded on computer firstly.

Step 1: Launch AnyTrans on your computer (PC/Mac) > Connect both your Android and iPhone to the computer via USB cables > Click on “Phone Switcher” option > choose the “Phone to iPhone” mode.

Transfer Videos from Android to iPhone with AnyTrans - Step 1

Transfer Videos from Android to iPhone with AnyTrans – Step 1

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

Transfer Videos from Android to iPhone with AnyTrans - Step 2

Transfer Videos from Android to iPhone with AnyTrans – Step 2

Step 3: Uncheck the “Select All” button and check “Movies” (Videos, Photos Videos) > Click on the “Next” button to start transferring Android videos to your new iPhone. 

Transfer Videos from Android to iPhone with AnyTrans - Step 3

Transfer Videos from Android to iPhone with AnyTrans – Step 3

Bonus Tip: Send Large Video Files from Android to iPhone Wirelessly

If there is no USB cable available or your iPhone cannot be recognized by your computer, then you can try the AnyTrans app on your iPhone to transfer large files from Android to iPhone wirelessly.

Before we start, please make sure:

  • Install AnyTrans App on your iPhone.
  • Install AnyTrans App on your Android phone.
  • Make sure your Android and  iPhone are connected to Wi-Fi, and cellular data would not work in the following steps.

If you have done all mentioned above, here we go to the detailed steps:

Step 1. On your computer: Go to anytrans.io and you will see a QR Code.

Send Large Video Files from Android to iPhone Wirelessly - Step 2

Send Large Video Files from Android to iPhone Wirelessly – Step 1

Step 2. On your iPhone: Open AnyTrans app, and tap on the Scan button to scan the QR code on your computer.

Send Large Video Files from Android to iPhone Wirelessly - Step 2

Send Large Video Files from Android to iPhone Wirelessly – Step 2

Step 3. Then all your videos will show up on your computer. Select the videos you want to transfer and click on “Upload” button to transfer large videos from android to iPhone wirelessly.

Method 3: Move Videos from Android to iPhone with iTunes

It’s quite common for iOS users to take advantage of iTunes to transfer data. As for videos, it does work in some cases. But it is really complicated. On the other hand, it’s only allowed to transfer videos of MP4 format. And worse, your existing videos will be erased in the process of sync. If you still want to try it, please follow the direction below.

Step 1: Connect your Android device to the computer. Then find and transfer videos to computer. You’d better put videos on your desktop at advance.

Step 2: Launch iTunes and choose ‘Movies’ at the top left corner. Then choose Home Videos on the Library chart.

How to Transfer Videos from Android to iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR with iTunes - Step 2

How to Transfer Videos from Android to iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR with iTunes – Step 2

Step 3: Drag videos you choose from the desktop into iTunes. Connect your iPhone to the computer. Click ‘Device’ button at the top left corner.

Step 4: Go to ‘Movies’ and choose Sync Movies. Then choose videos you want to transfer and click on Apply. You can go to check on your iPhone after sync.

How to Transfer Videos from Android to iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR with iTunes – Step 4

How to Transfer Videos from Android to iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR with iTunes – Step 4

Method 4. Copy Photos and Videos from Android to iPhone

Here’s another complicated way to copy photos and videos from your Android device to your new iPhone.

Step 1: Connect your Android to your computer and find your photos and videos.

Step 2: On most devices, you can find these files in DCIM > Camera.

Step 3: If you are using a Mac, install Android File Transfer. Open it and go to DCIM > Camera.

Step 4: Select the photos and videos you want to copy and drag them to a folder on your computer.

Step 5: Disconnect your Android and connect your new iPhone to the computer.

Step 6: Open iTunes on your computer and sync your Photos to your iPhone.

After the process completes, you can go to check your photos and videos on your iPhone in Photos > Albums.

The Bottom Line

While sending videos from Android to iPhone may seem like a not so easy task as both the devices run different operating systems, the task is actually very easy as you may have noticed above. Also, with AnyTrans for iOS, you can transfer other up to 21+ Android files to iPhone, like photos, contacts, music, messages, etc.

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.