How to Transfer Photos from Samsung to iPhone with Great Ease

This post aims at showing you three easy ways to transfer photos from Samsung to iPhone. Read it and adopt the easiest method to send photos from Samsung to iPhone.

By Abby Walsh | Posted on: Oct. 29, 2018, Last Updated: Mar. 25, 2019
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Samsung is one of the most popular Android phones around the world and you may one of its users before. Now you just have picked up a new iPhone like iPhone XS (Max)/XR/X/8/7 or iPhone 6/6s. Upgrading to a new iPhone is really great, but you may come across a confusing question right away. How to transfer your lovely photos from Samsung Galaxy to iPhone? Everybody knows that we cannot transfer photos from Samsung to iPhone directly because of the different operating system.

Frankly, you can transfer photos from Samsung to iPhone by using Apple developed Move to iOS app or syncing iPhone photos to computer, then transferring them to iPhone. However, it takes lots of time to send photos from Samsung to iPhone, and it is quite complicated to finish the sync process. Under this circumstance, we will first show you one way that is easier to transfer photos from Samsung to iPhone. Please note that these methods below also works to transfer photos from other Android phones like LG, Motorola, HUAWEI to iPhone.

Also Read: How to Transfer Photos from Computer to iPhone >

Part 1. Transfer Photos from Samsung to iPhone with AnyTrans for iOS

If you prefer an easier way to transfer pictures from Samsung to iPhone, then one professional Android to iOS data transfer tool called AnyTrans for iOS can be your first choice.

  1. It lets you transfer all the photos at once or just a few of them. You can first preview and then select the photos you need.
  2. Besides photos, AnyTrans also supports transfer contacts, messages, ringtones etc., everything you need for everyday use.
  3. It always transfers data at a blazing fast speed. According to statistics, more than 1.7 GB of photos can be transferred from Samsung to iPhone within 1 minute.

More importantly, this Android to iOS transfer feature is Free for you. So why not give it a try? Download AnyTrans for iOS on Mac/PC and follow us to transfer pictures from Samsung to iPhone quickly.

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Step 1 Launch AnyTrans > Connect your Android phone and iPhone to computer > Choose iOS Mover > Go to category management page > Select Photo Library.

How to Transfer Photos from Samsung to iPhone – Step 1

How to Transfer Photos from Samsung to iPhone – Step 1

Step 2 Select the photos you need > Click Send to Device button to start the transfer.

How to Transfer Photos from Samsung to iPhone – Step 2

How to Transfer Photos from Samsung to iPhone – Step 2

You can also use the shortcut to transfer Samsung photos to iPhone at once.

Step 1 Choose Content to iOS > Confirm the target device.

How to Send Photos from Samsung to iPhone Quickly – Step 1

How to Send Photos from Samsung to iPhone Quickly – Step 1

Step 2 Select Photo Library > Click the Right Arrow to confirm.

How to Send Photos from Samsung to iPhone Quickly – Step 2

How to Send Photos from Samsung to iPhone Quickly – Step 2

Part 2. How to Transfer Photos from Samsung to iPhone with iTunes

This method is kind of inconvenient and even worse it will erase your previous pictures in photo library on your iPhone. If you prefer an easy and risk-free way, just go to Part 1 to get the method.

Step 1 Put your Samsung in Disk Drive mode > Drag the pictures you want to transfer to a folder on your computer.

Step 2 Open iTunes > Connect your iPhone to the computer via USB cable.

Step 3 Click on Device button > Click on Photos > Tap Sync Photos > Choose folder… > Choose the folder that you created before > Tap Sync.

How to Transfer Photos from Samsung to iPhone with iTunes

How to Transfer Photos from Samsung to iPhone with iTunes

Part 3. How to Transfer Photos from Samsung to iPhone via Move to iOS App

Move to iOS app is designed by Apple aiming at helping Android users to make a smooth switch to iPhone. However, it takes too much time to accomplish this process. If you want to transfer photos from Samsung to iPhone quickly and easily, we suggest you refer to Part 1.

Step 1 Get Move to iOS app on both Samsung and iPhone, launch them after the installation.

Step 2 On your iPhone, tap Move Data from Android option.

Step 3 Tap Continue on both devices, then tap Next on your Samsung phone.

Step 4 On your Samsung phone, a 12 digit code would display. Enter the 12-digit code on your iPhone.

Step 5 Select Camera Roll. Move to iOS app will start to transfer photos from Camera Roll from Samsung to iPhone.

Bonus Tip: How to Transfer Photos from Samsung to iPhone Wirelessly

If there is no USB cable available or your iPhone/Samsung cannot be recognized by your computer, then you can try the AnyTrans app on your iPhone and Samsung phone to transfer photos from Samsung to iPhone wirelessly.

Before we start, please make sure:

  • Install AnyTrans App on your iPhone.
    • Install AnyTrans app on your Samsung phone.
  • Make sure your Samsung and  iPhone are connected to the same 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. Open AnyTrans on your iPhone and Samsung phone, click the Scan button to connect two phones.

How to Transfer Photos from Samsung to iPhone Wirelessly - Step 1

How to Transfer Photos from Samsung to iPhone Wirelessly – Step 1

Step 2. On your Samsung phone: click on Photos, choose the photos and you want to transfer and click Send button.

How to Transfer Photos from Samsung to iPhone Wirelessly - Step 2

How to Transfer Photos from Samsung to iPhone Wirelessly – Step 2

The Bottom Line

As you can see, among the three methods above, transferring photos from Samsung Galaxy to iPhone with the help of AnyTrans for iOS is easiest. And it’s free. Besides, Android for iOS can also lend you a helping hand to transfer photos from iPhone to iPhone, transferring photos from iPhone to computerWhy not download it now and give it a try?

Abby Walsh

Member of iMobie team, an Apple fan and a horror movie lover. Always be willing to solve all kinds of Apple-related issues as well as Android's.

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