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How to seamlessly switch from Android devices to your new iPhone 8/8 Plus for free

When switching from an Android phone to an iPhone/iPad/iPod touch, the priority among priorities is to move all your important data from Android to iOS. But since these two are running different operating systems, you are not allowed to move contents from Android to iOS directly. Then, is there any way can help you complete the transferring job between the two different platforms? The answer is absolutely yes, and that’s why we are here for you. In the following, we will offer you 2 simple & efficient methods to help you move from Android to iOS for free.

Method 1. How to Move from Android to iOS for Free via Move to iOS

Move to iOS is a free app released by Apple to help Android users migrate camera photos, contacts, bookmarks, videos, message history and more files from Android to iOS devices. But it doesn’t support transferring apps, music or any of your passwords. In addition, you will have to erase the data on your new iPhone/iPad/iPod touch if you have completed the setup process. Now, let’s see how to move from Android to iOS with Move to iOS app.

Before we begin moving from Android to iPhone:

  • Make sure your iPhone/iPad/iPod is running iOS 9 or later
  • Make sure your Android phone is running 4.0 or later
  • Make sure the content you want to move, including what’s on your external SD card, will fit on your new iPhone/iPad/iPod touch
  • Make sure both your Android phone and iPhone/iPad/iPod touch are connected to Wi-Fi
  • Make sure Android phone and iPhone/iPad/iPod have enough power

Step 1. Set up your new iPhone/iPad/iPod touch and look for Apps & Data screen > Choose Move Data from Android > Tap Continue and wait for a ten-digit or six-digit code to appear.

Step 2. Open Move to iOS app on your Android phone (you can download it from Google Play Store if you haven’t installed it before) > Tap Continue > Agree the terms and conditions that appear > Tap Next.

Step 3. Enter the code that you got from iPhone/iPad/iPod touch on your Android phone > Select the files you prefer to move and tap Next > Leave the two devices alone until the loading bar appears on your iPhone > Tap Done on your Android phone > Tap Continue to finish the setup on your new iPhone/iPad/iPod touch.

Method 2. How to Move from Android to iOS for Free with No Data Erasing

Many users complained that Move to iOS app sometimes might fail to move data from Android to iOS and cause data loss, especially photos. So, to keep all your data safe and give you access to move music, ringtone, etc. that unsupported on Move to iOS, here we would like to share you another free & reliable Android to iOS data transfer tool – AnyTrans to give you a hand.

AnyTrans is a comprehensive smartphone data manager that compatible with both iOS and Android devices. It enables you to transfer various types of files from Android to iOS in just a few minutes, including photos, music, movies, contacts as well as other important files. More than anything, it allows you to preview and select your data, which makes it passible for you to transfer the files you need most. Now, let’s have a look at its moving steps.

Step 1. Download and install AnyTrans to your computer > Run it > Connect the two devices to the computer via USB cables > Choose Content to iOS mode and click it.

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Step 2. Preview and Select the files you would like to move to your iOS device > Click right arrow to start transferring. Do not disconnect both the devices until the transfer is completed.

It is no longer a pain to move from Android to iOS with above 2 simple methods. And method 2 is highly recommended by users who have successfully moved from Android to iOS. You can check both the two methods first, and then choose the best one suit for you to finish your moving task.

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