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Transferring data from iPhone to Android - this is how it works

You previously had an Apple iPhone and are now switching to an Android device? Of course you want all your contacts, pictures and videos as well as WhatsApp to be directly on your new mobile phone. We explain to you how you can transfer data from iPhone to Android and what you need to consider.

When you buy a new cell phone, you naturally want to have all your important files on it as well as possible. Nothing is more annoying than having to save all the numbers of friends and family members again. If you have an iPhone and are now using an Android smartphone, there are a few things to consider when switching, because after all, the phones have different operating systems. But don't worry, the data transfer from iPhone to Android will still be flawless. We'll tell you everything you need to know and pay attention to.

Transfer data from iPhone to Android via Smart switch

The easiest way to transfer data from iPhone to Galaxy smartphones is with the free app Smart switch from Samsung. This makes it easy to transfer contacts, messages, pictures and videos, bookmarks, email accounts, calendars and free apps to your Android device.

Requirements for Smart switch

  • iOS 5.0 or newer
  • Android 4.0 or newer

You have three options in total Smart switch to be used: by cloud, by cable or by PC. In the following we explain how to proceed with the respective method:

Smart Switch via iCloud

  1. Install the appSmart Switch Mobileon your Android device.
  2. Start the app and select the option iOS device. Click on Start and the option Import from iCloud.
  3. Then enter your iCloud access data and confirm them with Log In.
  4. Now you select your desired data and then confirm them with Import.
  5. Finished! Now the data from your old device can be used on your new Android phone.

Transfer data from iPhone to Android via Smart Switch

Smart switch by cable

  1. Install the app Smart Switch Mobile on your Android device.
  2. Connect your iPhone to a Lightning cable and connect the other end to a USB OTG adapter. You also connect this to the USB port on your Android smartphone, which then starts device detection.
  3. Select the option on the iOS device Receive and then on the Android phone Further. Now your Android model shows you an overview of all transferable files and you select the data that you want to transfer.
  4. Confirm your choice.
  5. Finished! Now the data from your old device can be used on your new Android phone.

Smart Switch via PC / Mac

  1. Download the Samsung Smart Switch installation for PC or Mac.
  2. Start the program and connect your Android phone to your PC / Mac using a USB cable - this gives you access to your iTunes backup.
  3. Choose the data you want to transfer.
  4. Finished! Now the data from your old device can be used on your new Android phone.

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Transfer contacts from iPhone to Android via Google Drive

Contacts are one of the most important data on our cell phone. It goes without saying that these should also be taken with you when you change your smartphone. When moving to an Android device, you can use Google Drive to do this.

Transferring contacts from iPhone to Android works via Google Drive

Would you like your data with Google Drive to transmit to your smartphone, you first need a Google account.

  1. Install the free app Google Drive on your iPhone.
  2. Go to Settings Accounts & passwords and log in with your Google account.
  3. Choose which files should be synchronized, think of your contacts in particular. Confirm your selection by tapping
  4. Finished! Now you can use your new Android phone or your PC at any time via Google Drive access the files.

Transfer WhatsApp from iPhone to Android

Of course, when you switch from iPhone to Android, you also want to transfer your WhatsApp contacts and chat. Transferring iOS is difficult because the operating systems are different. However, it is still very easy to do with small detours.

It is also very important to transfer WhatsApp from iPhone to Android

  1. First, create a WhatsApp backup on your iPhone. You can find out how this works in our article Create a WhatsApp backup - How it works.
  2. Connect your iPhone to a PC, start iTunes and select in the area Backups the option This computer. A backup file is thus stored on the PC. Attention: Make sure that the option Encrypt backup is not activated.
  3. Now click on Get it now.
  4. Install the program iPhone backup browser on the pc. Then open the program and select the tab in the menu at the top Advanced and put a tick next to it whatsapp.WhatsApp.
  5. Click on browse and choose the folder on your computer in which the file should be saved. Then choose extract selected files and the WhatsApp backup will be extracted.
  6. Activate your WhatsApp account on your new Android device and verify it with your old number.
  7. Download the app from the Play Store Whazzup Migrator Lite down. It costs 5.99 euros, but it works without a hitch.
  8. Connect your mobile phone to the PC and copy the backup file that you created in step 5 into the folder WhatsApp / Databases on the smartphone.
  9. Uninstall WhatsApp and reinstall it. WhatsApp now reports that a backup file has been found and asks you whether the app should restore it. Confirm that and a few minutes later WhatsApp congratulates you on successfully restoring the chats.