Over the years Apple has made it easier to transfer data from an Android device to an iPhone. You don’t need to go through iTunes to set up your new iPhone, all data can be transferred wirelessly. However, certain files will need the manual transfer treatment regardless. After you’re done with this process, you can transfer them using any cloud storage service. So, without further ado, here’s how you can transfer data from an Android smartphone to iPhone 14/13/12/11/XS/8.
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Here’s how you can transfer data from Android to iPhone
Before you begin transferring your data, you need to ensure that your iPhone and Android device are connected to the same WiFi network. It is also advised to plug both devices into power. This a precautionary measure, to ensure that neither device runs out of power. You also need to take into consideration the amount of data you are transferring. If your Android device has a micro SD card inside it, make sure that your iPhone has enough storage space to accommodate it. Once you’re set, follow the steps given below.
Step 1: Place your Android smartphone and iPhone near each other.
Step 2: Turn on your new iPhone and select ‘Set Up Manually’ on the Quick Start screen.
Step 3: Select ‘Move Data from Android’ on the ‘Apps & Data’ page.
Step 4: Launch the ‘Move to iOS’ app on your Android device.
Step 5: Wait for a code on your iPhone. Once the code appears, enter it on your Android smartphone.
Step 6: Your iPhone will create a temporary WiFi network. Connect your Android smartphone to it.
Step 7: On your Android smartphone, select the content you want to transfer to your iPhone. Wait for the files to transfer and do not finish the process until the loading bar on the iPhone is complete. Keep the devices near each other and plugged into power.
Using this method you can transfer your photos, apps, contacts, message history, WhatsApp messages, files, settings, bookmarks, calendar entries, and more.
Step 8: Once the loading bar on your iPhone has finished progressing, select ‘Done’ on your Android smartphone.
Step 9: Follow the onscreen instruction on your iPhone to finish the process.
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This is how you can transfer data from your Android smartphone to iPhone 14/13/12/11/XS/8. This process will transfer the bulk of your data but certain files like your books, music, and PDFs will need to be transferred separately. This process transfers all apps that Google Play Store and App Store have in common, but paid apps will need to be purchased separately on your iOS device.
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