How to Transfer Data From Android to Ios

Charlotte Daniels

Android, Tutorials

Are you switching from an Android device to an iOS device and wondering how to transfer your data seamlessly? Look no further! In this tutorial, we will guide you through the process of transferring your data from Android to iOS effortlessly.

Method 1: Using Google Drive

If you have been using Google services on your Android device, transferring your data to iOS is a breeze. Here’s how:

Step 1: Backup Your Data

1. Open the Google Drive app on your Android device.

2. Tap the three horizontal lines in the top-left corner to open the menu.

3. Select “Settings” from the menu and then tap on “Backup” under “Backup and reset”.

4. Choose the content you want to backup, such as contacts, calendar events, photos, and videos. Tap “Start Backup” to initiate the backup process.

Step 2: Restore Data on iOS

1. Install the Google Drive app from the App Store on your iOS device if you haven’t already. Sign in with the same Google account used for the backup on your Android device. Tap “Get Started” if prompted and then tap “Restore”.


  • This method only transfers certain types of data like contacts, calendar events, photos, and videos. It doesn’t transfer apps or app data. You’ll have to reinstall your apps manually from the App Store.
  • You need a stable internet connection for both the backup and restore processes.

Method 2: Using the “Move to iOS” App

If you prefer a direct method to transfer your data, Apple provides the “Move to iOS” app on the Google Play Store. Follow these steps:

Step 1: Prepare Your Android Device

1. On your Android device, go to the Google Play Store and search for “Move to iOS”. Install the app. Set up your iOS device until you reach the “Apps & Data” screen. Choose “Move Data from Android”. Tap “Continue” on both devices and agree to the terms and conditions on your Android device.

Step 2: Transfer Your Data

1. On your Android device, open the “Move to iOS” app and tap “Continue”. Tap “Agree” when prompted with Terms and Conditions. Select the data you want to transfer, such as contacts, messages, photos, videos, etc., and tap “Next”.


  • This method transfers a wider range of data including apps (free apps that match with App Store equivalents), contacts, calendars, mail accounts, messages history, photos, videos (up to 5GB).
  • A secure Wi-Fi connection is required for a smooth transfer process.
  • The transferred data will be placed in appropriate apps or locations on your iOS device.

In Conclusion

No matter which method you choose, transferring your data from Android to iOS can be done without any hassle. Whether you prefer using Google Drive or the “Move to iOS” app, both options ensure a smooth transition to your new iOS device.

So, get ready to enjoy the best of both worlds by effortlessly transferring your data and embracing the Apple ecosystem!

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