Ultimate Solution on Data Transfer between Android and iPhone

iPhone and Samsung phones have long held the reputation of rivaling each other in the mobile phone market. Each has its own features, some similar while some differ vastly. However, the debate as to which is better has never been settled till date.

Customers usually form an opinion of their own either from personal experience or upon hearing from a trusted source. New mobile phone models are introduced every other day, each with better features than the previous. It becomes difficult to choose a phone for oneself, with such a high probability of a much better phone being introduced soon. Often, Android users switch over to iPhone and vice versa.

Part 1: Unique Features of iPhone and Android

Unique Features of an iPhone:

Some of the features unique to an iPhone, that may prompt a customer to switch over from Android are:

  • 3D Touch
  • Siri
  • Strict privacy policy for users.
  • Premium build quality and body feel quality.
  • Seamless integration ability.
  • Best possible security.

Unique Features of an Android Phone:

Similarly, some of the features possessed by Android phones, which make them the better choice for certain customers, are:

  • Android phones are affordable to almost anyone.
  • Allows a great deal of customization.
  • Incomparable levels of multi-tasking allowed.
  • Custom ROMs.
  • More apps and games available for free.

Part 2: Some Necessary Preparations

In case a user does abandon Android for iPhone or the other way around, transfer of data from one to the other becomes an immediate necessity. However, before doing this, we must first make the necessary preparations. Before deleting all your important data from a phone, it is important that you take the following steps:

Part 3: Select Data and Transfer from Android to iPhone (or iPhone to Android Transfer)

We shall choose to perform the necessary data transfer using a very efficient software tool, known as the dr.fone Toolkit. You must download the dr.fone Toolkit on your computer before proceeding.

dr.fone- Transfer is an efficient tool for selective data transfer between Android phones and iPhone. Some of the features which make it the best choice for its customers are:

dr.fone - Transfer

Reliable Tool to Selectively Transfer from Android to iPhone (or Vice Versa)

  • Transfers, manages and exports/imports all kinds of data.
  • It supports the transfer of music and videos in more than 30 formats.
  • The two-way synchronization of dr.fone- Transfer saves the users a lot of hassle.
  • 100% secure and safe.
  • Manage, export/import your music, photos, videos, contacts, SMS, Apps etc.
  • Transfer iTunes to Android (vice versa).
  • Fully compatible with Android 8.0.
Available on: Windows Mac
3,495,801 people have downloaded it

To send files from Android to iPhone via the computer, follow the given steps to export data to the PC from your phone:

STEP 1: Connect both phones to the PC and launch the software. Select the ‘Transfer’ module. Then you need to confirm the active device in the top left corner.

transfer from android to iphone

STEP 2: Select a tab, for instance, the Photos tab.

transfer from android to iphone using the transfer tool

STEP 3: Tap on the desired files and select “Export”, followed by “Export to Device”, and then click the iOS device name.

exporting photos to transfer from android to iphone

Note: You need to unlock your iPhone screen for the transfer to happen.

The transfer is then complete.

The steps to be followed in transfer from iPhone to an Android phone is similar to the above. Use dr.fone - Transfer (iOS) for iPhone to Android transfer.

In this manner, dr.fone- Transfer allows us to transfer files between our computer and Android or iOS device. We first connect both the devices to the computer then, export the files to the destination device.

Part 4: Transfer from Android to iPhone (or iPhone to Android Transfer) in One Click

The whole process above, however, is a little time-consuming. In emergencies, when one cannot afford the time to sit through the entire process of transfer, there is a faster alternative.

dr.fone- Switch is a dr.fone tool which enables easy transfer of data between different phones with a single click.

dr.fone - Switch

One-Click Solution to Transfer from Android to iPhone (or iPhone to Android Transfer)

  • This software works for iOS and Android.
  • In addition to its extensive compatibility, it is a safe and reliable software.
  • It reads and transfers the information from one device to another without rewriting anything.
  • The process of data transfer using dr.fone- Switch is simple and impressively fast.
Available on: Windows Mac
3,495,901 people have downloaded it

Following is a simplified step-by-step guide on how to use dr.fone- Switch for iPhone to Android transfer or to transfer files from Android to iPhone:

STEP 1: After downloading and installing dr.fone Toolkit, open it and select the “Switch” module.

Then, connect both the Android and iOS mobile phones to the computer.

iphone to android transfer

STEP 2: Data shall be transferred from the source to the destination device. To exchange the positions of each, you can use the “Flip” button.

transfer data from iphone to android

STEP 3: Select the type of files that you want to transfer, then select “Start Transfer”. It is advisable that you don’t disconnect either device before the transfer is complete.

select file types to transfer data from iphone to android

In case you would like to erase data on the destination phone before the transfer, you can check the “Clear Data Before Copy” box. Thus, the process of transfer will be completed within just a few minutes.

Part 5: Erase your Old Android or iPhone Permanently

After having transferred files from your old phone to the new one, you may discard the old phone, or you may keep it as a backup. If you wish to discard your old phone, then you should permanently delete all data from it, before doing so. One of the safest ways to do this is to use dr.fone- Erase (iOS) or dr.fone – Erase (Android). The Erase tools can permanently delete data from Android and iPhone devices. Nobody can ever recover data from it. Once this is done, your phone is ready to discard safely.

Both Android phones and iPhones have their own distinct, irreplaceable features. The never-ending debate on whether Android is a better choice or iPhone is actually an internal debate for every individual. After all, the final decision is always made based on perspective. Features that look attractive to certain users, may not be of much use to others, thus acting as a waste of space and money in their opinion.

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