Transfer Photos From Android To Iphone
When you buy a new iPhone as a replacement for an old Android, it often results in a large amount of data such as contacts, music, photos contained in the previous Android needing to be transferred to the new device.
Transferring data from Android to iPhone has proven difficult for users. This is because both devices run on separate operating system software.
Here we have listed several ways on how to transfer your photos from your Android device to your new iPhone device efficiently. Each method has been carefully broken down for ease of understanding and in most cases, images are attached.
Transfer Photos From Android To iPhone by Bluetooth
Another reliable way to transfer photos from Android to iPhone is via Bluetooth. To do this, tap on the settings app on both phones. Select the Bluetooth option.
Another way to get to the Bluetooth option is to click directly from the drop-down bar by swiping down from the top screen.
- Check the “visible to other devices” box to make both devices visible to each other.
On your Android device, go to the file manager app and tap on it. Locate the DCIM folder, usually containing the contents of your camera, and click on it.
- Tap and hold on one image to check it out, this automatically creates a flag for the rest of the photos, though some devices don’t add empty flags.
- Click on all the images, or if you’re not interested in transferring them all, choose the ones you like.
- Make sure you have connected your Android device and iPhone to your laptop. This must be done with a USB cable. When you click the Start button, a pop-up window will appear with two phone icons. If your devices have been properly connected, they will appear in this window.
When it’s done, select the Share icon, a list of options will appear, find the Bluetooth option and select it.
- A list of devices visible to your Android device will appear, select your iPhone and if not visible, keep refreshing the list until it appears.
After selecting your iPhone, a transfer request will come asking you to accept the transfer. Click “accept” and watch the progress bar as each photo is transferred one at a time.
It is important to inform you that the Bluetooth transmission speed is determined by the Bluetooth model installed on your devices.
Transfer Photos From Android To iPhone Via Wi-Fi
The presence of a file manager in devices helps users in many ways. They help to store, copy, move, delete and rename files and folders on phones. This feature is still only available for Android devices as the iPhone doesn’t have it yet.
As a result, there are many third-party apps for the iPhone that perform functions similar to those of the Android file manager. To transfer photos from Android to iPhone, download the FileMaster app.
The FileMaster app was designed not only to manage files on your iPhone, but also to help you transfer data between your iPhone and other devices. So this app works by sending files from your iPhone to the app and then from there to any destination.
All this is done over Wi-Fi. Below is the detailed procedure for using the FileMaster app to transfer photos from Android to iPhone.
- Download the FileMaster app. Note that the web browser on your Android phone will be used to connect to the iPhone’s file manager for data sharing.
- Once it’s installed, launch the FileMaster app on your iPhone. Click the “More” icon. After that, select “Wi-Fi Transfer” from the pop-up menu.
- Then, on the Wi-Fi Transfer screen, turn on the Wi-Fi option to get the iPhone’s Wi-Fi address.
After that, make sure your Android device is connected to the wireless network that your iPhone is connected to. When this is done, open an internet browser on your Android device to access the wireless transmission address.
Transfer Photos From Android To iPhone Using Move to iOS App
MovetoiOS is designed by Apple to help Android users move to iPhone. Please note that MovetoiOS will delete all your data on your iPhone before the transfer.
Back up your iPhone first to keep your data safe.
To transfer photos from Android to iPhone using the Move to iOS app, follow these instructions:
- Turn on your phone to start the installation process. Follow each step of the process to set up your iPhone until you get to the “app and data” step.
- Click on the “move data from Android” option.
If you’ve already set up your iPhone by the time you read it, you’ll need to reset it.
- You can do this by clicking “Settings” then “General” and then selecting the “Reset” option.
- Then select Erase All Content and Settings to restart your iPhone.
- Then turn on your Android device and go to the Google Play Store. Find the Move to iOS app and click Install. A list of permission requests will appear, click Accept. The application will begin the installation process and when it is done, click “Open”.
- After that, tap Continue on both devices, then select Agree, and then tap Next on the Android phone. Your iPhone will display a 12-digit code and you must enter this code on your Android device.
After that, your Android device will establish a connection with your iPhone via a Wi-Fi connection. Your Android device will ask you to select the items to move to iPhone and initiate the transfer.
When the transfer is complete, click Continue to Set Up iPhone on your device and set up a new Apple ID, or sign in if you have a previously created Apple ID.
When the setup is complete, you will be prompted to sign in to the accounts transferred to your iPhone from your Android device.
Transfer Photos From Android To iPhone Using Google Photos
Google Photos app is another reliable way to transfer photos from Android device to iPhone device. To do this, search for the Google Photos app in the Play Store and install it on your Android device.
Turn on the backup and sync feature in the Google Photo app. This will ensure that the photos are automatically downloaded and saved to Google Drive.
Once you’ve done that, download and install the Google Photos app from the iTunes ios store.
Then open the app and click on the backup and sync feature. The photos will start showing up on your iPhone. Understand that it takes time for the download to complete.
After a successful connection, you will have access to all folders from your iPhone’s file manager.