How to Transfer a Video From iPhone to Android

Alicia Santos

Android, Tutorials

Are you tired of being limited by the Apple ecosystem and want to transfer your videos from your iPhone to an Android device? Look no further!

In this tutorial, we will guide you step by step on how to transfer a video from iPhone to Android. Let’s get started!

Gathering the Necessary Tools

Before we begin, make sure you have the following:

  • An iPhone – with the video(s) you want to transfer
  • An Android device – where you want to transfer the video(s) to
  • A USB cable – for connecting both devices
  • A computer – with iTunes installed (Mac or Windows)

Step 1: Connect your iPhone to your Computer

To start the transfer process, connect your iPhone to your computer using the USB cable.

Step 2: Open iTunes and Select your Device

Once connected, open iTunes on your computer. You should see a small phone icon in the top-left corner of the iTunes window. Click on it to select your iPhone.

Step 3: Enable File Sharing for Videos

In order to transfer videos from your iPhone, we need to enable file sharing. Here’s how:

  1. Select your iPhone in iTunes.
  2. Navigate to the “File Sharing” section.
  3. Find and select the app from which you want to transfer videos.
  4. You should now see a list of files associated with the selected app.

Step 4: Choose and Export Videos

Now, let’s select and export the videos you want to transfer:

  1. Locate the videos you want to transfer from your iPhone.
  2. Drag and drop the selected videos into a folder on your computer.

Step 5: Connect your Android Device to your Computer

Next, connect your Android device to your computer using the USB cable.

Step 6: Transfer Videos to your Android Device

We are almost there! Let’s transfer the videos to your Android device:

  1. Navigate to the folder on your computer where you exported the videos from your iPhone.
  2. Select the video files you want to transfer.
  3. Copy or drag and drop the selected video files into a folder on your Android device.

Step 7: Safely Disconnect both Devices

You have successfully transferred a video from iPhone to Android! Before disconnecting both devices, make sure you safely eject them from your computer. This step helps prevent data corruption:

  • Eject your iPhone: In iTunes, click on the “Eject” button next to your iPhone.
  • Eject your Android device: On your computer, find the USB icon in the system tray/notification area, right-click on it, and select “Eject” for your Android device.


You have completed the video transfer process from iPhone to Android. Now you can enjoy your videos on your new Android device without any restrictions!

We hope this tutorial was helpful to you. If you have any further questions or need additional assistance, feel free to reach out. Happy transferring!

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