How to Transfer Photos from Samsung to iPhone in 4 Ways

Newly switch from Samsung phone to iPhone? You must want to know how to transfer photos from your Samsung S10/S20 to your iPhone. Just follow the guide to learn 4 ways!

Author Avatar Joy Taylor Last Updated: Jun. 24, 2021

PhoneTrans – Phone to Phone Transfer Tool

As a professional phone to phone transfer tool, PhoneTrans allows you to switch from Android to iPhone so easily. You can transfer all photos, messages, videos, etc. from Android to iPhone in one click. iPhone 12 supported.

Plan to get a fire-new iPhone to replace the Android phone? As the new iPhone 12 series has released, many Samsung phone users are ready to buy an Apple iPhone. Upgrading to a new iPhone is really great, but you may come across a confusing question right away. The first problem that bumps your head would be how to transfer data from a Samsung to your iPhone, especially the photos and pictures in your Samsung phone.

To help you get out of this awkward situation, we offer you 4 methods to transfer photos from Samsung to iPhone. Now head to check the details.

Transfer Photos from Samsung to iPhone with Move to iOS

Pay attention that when transferring photos from Samsung to iPhone with the Move to iOS app, all your existing photos on your iPhone will be erased and replaced. And according to those who have tried the tool, it will take you a long time to complete the entire process. 

Move to iOS is the first Android app that Apple officially designed for Android users to move data from Android to iPhone. You can get it from Google Play Store. If you have downloaded Move to iOS on your phone, check the steps below to see how to transfer pictures from Samsung to iPhone with Move to iOS.

Step 1.  Set up your new iPhone to reach the App & Data screen > Tap Move Data from Android > Tap Continue to get the ten-digit or six-digit code. If you have finished the setup process, then you have to erase your iPhone and start over.

Transfer Photos from Android to iPhone with Move to iOS

Transfer Photos from Android to iPhone with Move to iOS

Step 2. Download and open the Move to iOS app on your Samsung phone > Tap Continue > Read the terms and conditions and tap Agree > Tap Next on the Find Your Code screen.

Step 3. Enter the ten-digit or six-digit code on your Samsung phone > Choose photos and tap Next > After the process completes, tap Done on Samsung phone.

Move to iOS will not only transfer photos to the new iPhone but also transfer all the supported content. This method is suitable for those who have not set up the new iPhone yet. Move to iOS not working when transferring? Reading this post to troubleshoot the Move to iOS issues.

Transfer Photos from Samsung to iPhone with a Transfer Helper

Apart from the methods we have introduced, there are some third-party tools that could transfer Android content to the iPhone without hassle.  Technically speaking, there are no directly official-presented apps that can complete photos transfer from Android to iPhone. But there are some transfer tools that are quite great for photo transfer from Android to iPhone. In this part, I highly recommend 2 of them. Both of them are specialized in quick and easy data managing and transferring between Android and iPhone.

#1. PhoneTrans – Transfer Photos  from Samsung to iPhone in Clicks

PhoneTrans is a professional phone switcher that supports transferring photos(data) from Android to iPhone selectively or wholly. Also, it provides several ways to back up and restore photos on Android and iOS devices. No matter you move photos from Android to iPhone or from iPhone to Android, you can easily transfer them as easily as possible.

Let’s check out how to transfer photos from Samsung to iPhone with PhoneTrans.

Step 1. Free download PhoneTrans on your computer while connecting both the Samsung and iPhone to the computer.

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Step 2. Click on the Phone to Phone on the left panel and there are 3 options on the right. Choose Quick Transfer which supports transferring photos from Android to iPhone selectively. And then tap on Start Transfer to go on.

Choose Phone to Phone - Quick Transfer

Choose Phone to Phone – Quick Transfer

Step 3. Follow the instruction on the screen. Then select Photos and tap on Transfer Now to start transferring.

Transfer Photos from Android to iPhone on PhoneTrans

Transfer Photos from Android to iPhone on PhoneTrans

Minutes later, PhoneTrans would complete photos transfer from your Samsung to iPhone. As PhoneTrans is a professional phone switcher, you can use it to transfer whatever you want while changing phones, like contacts, songs, apps, and documents, etc.

Here you can learn the video tutorial to transfer photos from Samsung to iPhone with PhoneTrans and more efficient ways:

#2. AnyTrans – Full-way to Manage Data on iPhone

Here we’d like to recommend AnyTrans. It is a professional iOS data management tool. Here are some great features of AnyTrans:

AnyTrans – iPhone Photo Transfer

  • Support users to move data from Android to iPhone directly.
  • Transfer all photos like Camera Roll, Photo Stream, Photo Share, etc.
  • Other data like contacts, music, apps, and messages are also available.
  • Work well with all iPhone models as well as Android systems.

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Now, let’s see how to use AnyTrans to transfer all photos from Samsung to iPhone with ease.

Step 1. Free Download AnyTrans on your computer and launch it. Click on the Phone Switcher on the left and connect both your Samsung phone and iPhone to the computer. Then click Phone to iPhone.

Choose Phone to iPhone on Phone Switcher

Choose Phone to iPhone on Phone Switcher

Step 2. Select the source phone and the target phone, then click the Next button to continue.

Step 3. All the categories that can be transferred to the iPhone will be listed below, choose the Photo Library and click the Next button to continue.

Choose Photos and Click Next to Transfer

Choose Photos and Click Next to Transfer

How to Transfer Photos from Samsung to iPhone with iTunes

iTunes enables you to sync photos from your computer to the iPhone. Firstly, you need to save photos from Samsung phone to computer. Here we take a Mac as an example.

Step 1. Put your Samsung phone in Disk Drive mode, your phone will appear as a flash drive in My Computer or on your Mac desktop.

Step 2. Drag the photos you need to a folder on your computer. Open iTunes and connect your iPhone to the computer.

Step 3. Click the Device button > Click Photos > Sync Photos > Choose Folder… > Find the folder you have created on computer > Sync.

How to Transfer Photos from Android to iPhone with iTunes

How to Transfer Photos from Android to iPhone with iTunes

Transfer Samsung Photos to iPhone with Bluetooth

One worth trying option to send Android photos to iPhone is Bluetooth. Apple just doesn’t allow their devices to receive anything via Bluetooth from non-Apple devices, so here we need to take advantage of a third-party tool – Xender. The app runs on both Android and iPhone meaning you can transfer photos from your Android to your iPhone. It uses WiFi to enable transfers of content so you should be able to use it on your devices. The following shows the steps on how to Bluetooth photos from android to iPhone:

Step 1. Download and install Xender both on your Samsung and iPhone.

Step 2. Open Xender on your Android device and tap on the option that reads Send as you are going to send photos from your device.

Select Send as your Option

Select Send as your Option

Step 3. A WiFi network will be created by the app. Now, what you need to do is to connect your iPhone to this newly created WiFi network by going to Settings > Wi-Fi and tapping on the newly created one. Your iPhone will connect to the Xender WiFi network.

Connect WiFi Network

Connect WiFi Network

Step 4. Open the Xender app on your iPhone and tap on Receive as you are receiving files on your device. Select the Android device you wish to receive files from.

Tap on Receive to Receiving Files on your Device

Tap on Receive to Receiving Files on your Device

Step 5. On your Android device, open the Xender app and select the photos you want to send and those will instantly be transferred to your iPhone via WiFi.

The Bottom Line

That’s all for how to transfer photos from android to iPhone, hope this guide is helpful to you and you can transfer the needed data successfully after reading it. As PhoneTrans and AnyTrans do help millions of users get out transfer issues, you can give them a try. And if you have any problem, welcome to contact us or leave your comments below.

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