How to Transfer Files from Android to iPhone via WiFi/Bluetooth

Have you got files on your Android device that you wish to transfer to your new iPhone using either WiFi or Bluetooth? No worries, the following guide is all about transferring files from Android devices to iPhone so follow it and you’ll be able to transfer your files.

By iMobie | Posted on: Sep. 11, 2018, Last Updated: Sep. 11, 2018
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If you own both an Android device and an iPhone, you know the pain of transferring files between these two devices. Since both of these devices run different operating systems, there are compatibility issues that prevent you from easily transferring files.

However, that doesn’t mean you don’t have any option to transfer files from your Android device to your iPhone. There are various ways that use features like WiFi and Bluetooth to help you transfer files and the following guide shows three of those ways for you.

Part 1. How to Transfer Files from Android to iPhone via Bluetooth

Using Bluetooth to share files is a traditional method that people used to share files. However, when it comes to sharing files from your Android device to an iPhone, you’re stuck. Apple does not allow non-Apple devices to share files with its products using Bluetooth. In other words, it means you cannot transfer files from an Android device to an iPhone using Bluetooth.

Well, that doesn’t mean you can’t use WiFi to transfer files from Android to iPhone. The following section talks just about that so go ahead and check it out.

Part 2. How to Transfer Files from Android to iPhone via WiFi with Move to iOS

Move to iOS can be used as a good tool for us to transfer files from Android to iPhone via WiFi. As the Android app developed by Apple, it can assist you to move Android data to iOS device. You need to install the app on your Android device and initiate the transfer process on your iPhone while setting it up.

This app is preferable for the brand new iPhone that has not set. And it can’t help you to transfer music or message attachments. All your Android data shall be transferred as categories to iPhone.

If you do not want to lose the current data and settings on your iPhone, or if you just want to transfer selected files to iPhone, Part 3 can proffer you a better option.

Step 1Set up your iPhone. If your iPhone has set, erase your data on iPhone by following this (Settings > General > Reset > Erase All Content and Settings) > On “Apps & Data” screen, choose Move Data from Android.

Step 2Open Move to iOS app on your Android device > When you receive a digit code on your iPhone X/Xs, enter it on your Android device.

Step 3Select categories of Android files you want to transfer to iPhone > Click Next to start the transfer.

How to Transfer Files from Android to iPhone via WiFi with Move to iOS

How to Transfer Files from Android to iPhone via WiFi with Move to iOS

Part 3. How to Transfer Files from Android to iPhone via WiFi with AnyTrans for iOS

As you can see, by using Move to iOS app, there are still certain types of files that can’t be transferred from Android to iPhone like music or message attachments. And the whole transfer process can be very time-consuming.

In this case, is there a way to help us directly transfer files from Android to iPhone swiftly and efficiently? Well, there is a good tool – AnyTrans for iOS. As a powerful iOS data manager that supports transferring files when devices, it can render you a lightening transfer from Android to iPhone at no cost.

AnyTrans for iOS – Free Android to iPhone Mover

Want to transfer files from Android to iPhone simply and directly? AnyTrans for iOS is the helper that renders you a free service on efficient Android to iPhone transfer. Download it now and try this free iOS mover to have an easier transfer!

Step 1Download AnyTrans for iOS on your PC/Mac > Plug your Android device and new iPhone to the computer.

Step 2Enter iOS Mover > Switch to 1-Click Management > Choose Content to iOS.

How to Transfer Files from Android to iPhone via WiFi with AnyTrans for iOS - Step 2

How to Transfer Files from Android to iPhone via WiFi with AnyTrans for iOS – Step 2

Step 3Select categories you want > Click the arrow icon to start the transfer.

How to Transfer Files from Android to iPhone via WiFi with AnyTrans for iOS - Step 3

How to Transfer Files from Android to iPhone via WiFi with AnyTrans for iOS – Step 3

Want to transfer files from Android to iPhone selectively? Just follow the below steps:

Step 4Switch to Category Management > Click the data category you want to transfer.

How to Transfer Files from Android to iPhone via WiFi with AnyTrans for iOS - Step 4

How to Transfer Files from Android to iPhone via WiFi with AnyTrans for iOS – Step 4

Step 5Select desired files > Click on the Send to Device button.

How to Transfer Files from Android to iPhone with AnyTrans for iOS

How to Transfer Files from Android to iPhone with AnyTrans for iOS

Conclusion

While there are definitely many other ways to share files, AnyTrans for iOS can render you more options on iOS data management. Using the above guide, you should be able to transfer files between your Android and iOS devices without a hitch. Download it now and enjoy your swift Android to iPhone transfer for free!

iMobie

Member of iMobie team, an Apple fan as well as an anime lover. Like to share solutions on iOS and Android related problems.