How to Transfer Data from Android to iPhone XS (Max)/XR/X/8/7/6s

Want to transfer data from Android to iPhone but do not know how? Here in this guide we list some easy to operate methods to help you move data from Android to iPhone in minutes.

By | Last Updated: May. 14, 2019

Tired of Android phone, now you just get one new iPhone XS(Max) or iPhone XR to have a try. As a long time Android phone user, you may know how to transfer data between two Android phones, however, this time you may get confused about how to switch from Android to iPhone.

Since Android phone and iPhone are running two different operating systems, it is not an easy task to move data from an Android phone to an iPhone. But don’t worry about that too much. Here in this guide we have collected some easy to operate methods to help you transfer data from Android to iPhone smoothly. You can first read these methods and then choose the one you prefer to complete the job.

Method 1. Transfer Data from Android to iPhone in 1 Click

We would like to share the simplest method in the first part. One professional Data transfer tool– AnyTrans for iOS can meet your all needs in transferring everything from Android to iPhone with 100% Safe & Security. It has helped over millions of users move data between Android and iPhone, and highly recommended by these users. Below are its outstanding features on Android to iPhone transfer .

  • 100% Safe and Free. It is a 100% safe and FREE software. Without spending a penny you can achieve the Android to iOS goal.
  • Save Both Time and Labor. Unlike other methods, it makes the complicated steps as plain as just 1 click. And it takes just a few minutes to finish the whole transfer process.
  • Two Transfer Mode. To meet users maximize needs, it offers: selectively single or several files transferring and all files moving.
  • Widest Coverage of File Types. With it, you can transfer almost all files like photos, contacts, messages, music, videos, calendar, app data, etc. from Android to iPhone.

Now, Free Download AnyTrans for iOS on your computer firstly, and then follow the simple steps below us to transfer data from Android to iPhone effortlessly.

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Option 1. Transfer Data from Android to iPhone in 1 Click

Step 1 Launch AnyTrans > Connect both your Android phone and iPhone to your computer via USB cables > Click iOS Mover mode > Choose Content to iOS.

Transfer Data from Android to iPhone in 1 Click - Step 1

Transfer Data from Android to iPhone in 1 Click – Step 1

Step 2 Check the files you want to transfer > Click the right arrow to start transferring.

Transfer Data from Android to iPhone in 1 Click - Step 2

Transfer Data from Android to iPhone in 1 Click – Step 2

Option 2. How to Transfer Data from Android to iPhone Selectively

Step 1 Free Download AnyTrans for iOS  on your computer > Plug in your Android phone and iPhone to the computer with USB cables > Click on the Move to iOS icon on the top > Then click  button.

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* 100% Clean & Safe

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How to Transfer Data from Android to iPhone Selectively - Step 1

How to Transfer Data from Android to iPhone Selectively – Step 1

Step 2 Here we take photos for an example. On the category management page and select the Photo Library.

How to Transfer Data from Android to iPhone Selectively - Step 2

How to Transfer Data from Android to iPhone Selectively – Step 2

Step 3 Preview and select the photos you want to transfer to your iPhone > Click Send to iOS button to start transferring.

How to Transfer Data from Android to iPhone Selectively - Step 3

How to Transfer Data from Android to iPhone Selectively – Step 3

Method 2. Move Data from Android to iPhone with Move to iOS

This method can only help you transfer certain types of files from Android to iPhone, if you want to move all your Android phone data to iPhone wholly or selectively, please refer to Method 1 to get the way.

Just like the Smart Switch that Samsung made for people to switch to Galaxy, Move to iOS is the app to help you transfer data from Android to iPhone. However, some people reported that it is quite time-consuming and sometimes it doesn’t work.

  • Supports phone running Android 4.0 and later.
  • Lets you transfer contacts, messages, cameral photos and videos, web bookmarks, mail accounts, calendars, wallpaper.
  • The free apps used on Android will be suggested as downloads on App Store, and the paid apps will be added to user’s iTunes wish list.

Step 1 Set up your iPhone until reach the Apps & Data screen > Choose Move Data from Android. If you have already set up your iPhone as new, then you can go to Settings > General > Reset > Erase All Content and Settings to restart.

Step 2 On your Android phone, go to Google Play to download and install Move to iOS app > Open it > Tap Continue on Android and iPhone > Tap Agree and Next on your Android phone.

Move Data from Android to iPhone with Move to iOS

Move Data from Android to iPhone with Move to iOS

Step 3 Enter the 10-digit code on your Android phone displayed on the iPhone. Then your Android phone will connect your iPhone via a private Wi-Fi network.

Step 4 Select the data you want to transfer on Android > Tap on Next option to move data from Android to iPhone.

Method 3. Sync Contacts/Mail/Calendars from Android to iPhone

The iPhone supports Google, Exchange, Yahoo and many other email providers, so you can log in your email account on iPhone 7 and use the same contacts, calendars on your Android phone. Here take Gmail for example.

Sync Contacts/Mail/Calendars from Android to iPhone

Sync Contacts/Mail/Calendars from Android to iPhone

Step 1 On your Android phone, go to Settings > Select your Gmail account and tap Sync Calendars > Tap Sync Now. Contacts will also be synced at the same time.

Step 2 On your iPhone 7, go to Settings > Tap Mail, Contacts, Calendars (or Tap Accounts & Passwords) > Choose Add Account > Choose Google Gmail > Enter your account info > Tap Next > Turn on Mail, Contacts and Calendars sync option.

If you use some social media apps like Facebook, Twitter, Sina Weibo, and store the contacts or calendars in those accounts, then you can sync contacts or calendars to iPhone 7 via them. First download the app in App Store. After you have installed them on iPhone 7, go to Settings > Find Facebook, Twitter or other social media apps > Sign in with your account > Turn on Contacts and Calendar.

Method 4. Sync Music/Photos/Videos to iPhone with iTunes

If you can stand the complicated and time-consuming process, then you can try this method to transfer Android songs, photos and videos to iPhone 7 via iTunes. Go to download and install the latest iTunes on Mac or PC computer.

One important thing you should know: When using iTunes to sync data, it will erase the existing content on your iPhone 7. If you do not want to lose anything, then go to Method 1 to let one iTunes alternative to help you.

Step 1 Connect your Android phone to computer and copy the songs, photos, videos you want to transfer to a new folder on computer. You can install Android File Transfer on Mac or install AnyTrans for Android on PC to help you make it.

Step 2 Disconnect your Android and plug in your iPhone 7 > Open iTunes.

Step 3 Sync Music: Click on File > Choose Add Folder to Library > Choose the folder you created before and transfer music to iTunes library > Click on Device tab > Choose Music > Sync Music > Choose the entire library or specific songs > Apply.

Transfer Data from Android to iPhone with iTunes

Transfer Data from Android to iPhone with iTunes

Step 4 Sync Photos and Videos: Click Device tab > Choose Photos > Sync Photos > Select the folder you created before > Choose All folders and select include videos > Apply.

The Bottom Line

That’s all for how to move data from Android to iPhone. Which method do you prefer? Well, no matter you want to transfer all Android phone data or transfer data selectively, AnyTrans for iOS is here for help. Just get it now to move your important data FOR FREE.

Bella Miller

A senior editor, an Apple fan at iMobie Inc.. I love both dancing and helping users to solve iOS & Android related issues by writing various types of tutorials.