How to Transfer Data from iPhone to Android Like Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+
The iPhone is well-known for its sleek and sophisticated design, while Android is intuitive and customizable, and thousands of mobile phones and tablets choose it as the operating system. If you are prepared to switch from iPhone to Android, like the latest Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+, then you may feel very troublesome to transfer all important data from an old iPhone to the new Android phone. Need help? Don’t worry, you will get clues here.
- Method 1: Transfer Data from iPhone to Android via Phone Transfer
- Method 2: Transfer Data from iPhone to Samsung via Smart Switch
Method 1: Transfer Data from iPhone to Android via Phone Transfer
Gihosoft Mobile Transfer brings you a one-click iPhone to Android data transfer solution. The software can enable you to transfer all kinds of file types such as contacts, calendar, text messages, photos, videos and music from iPhone to any Android phone such as Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+, HTC U11, Sony Xperia, LG, Google Nexus, etc. without missing a beat.
Step 1. Run the Gihosoft Mobile Transfer Software
Please click the above buttons to download the right version that fits your computer system, then install the iPhone to Android transfer software on your computer. We guarantee that the software is risk-free and clean.
Step 2. Connect iPhone and Android Phone to Computer
Tap on “Phone to Phone” and connect iPhone and Android phone like Samsung S9/S9+ to your computer with USB cables. You can click “Flip” button to shift the source and destination phone.
Note: If your Android phone cannot be recognized even if you have connected it to computer via USB cable, please try to fix it by referring to how to connect Android phone to PC.
Step 3. Select File Types to Transfer from iOS to Android
This iOS to Android data transfer software supports copying various files from iPhone to Samsung, HTC, LG or etc., just as the above screenshot shows. Please mark all the data types as per your need.
Step 4. Start Transferring Data from iPhone to Android Samsung
Now it’s the file transferring time. Please click the “Start Copy” button to transfer selected data types to the connected Android phone. During the whole process, please do not disconnect the two mobile phones.
Method 2: Transfer Data from iPhone to Samsung via Smart Switch
There exits many other ways to transfer data from your iPhone to Samsung Galaxy, and a basic and common way will be briefly introduced here – how to use Samsung Smart Switch. This free tool makes it easier to transfer data from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+/S8/S8+, but not for other Android brands.
Step 1. Connect your iPhone to Mac and back up it with iTunes. (Skip this if you made a backup before.)
Step 2. Download and run the Samsung Smart Switch app on Mac.
Step 3. Plug your Samsung to the Mac via a USB cable. When your Galaxy phone is connected, click “Restore”> “change data to restore”, then choose “Non-samsung device data” and your iPhone on the right.
Step 4. Tick the files that you want to copy, lastly click “OK” > “Restore now” to start transferring from iPhone to Samsung.
If you are a fan of Apple and upgrade your old iPhone to the new iPhone X or iPhone 8/8Plus, don’t worry, please refer to this article to learn how to transfer data from old iPhone to new iPhone X or iPhone 8/8Plus.