There are lots of reasons to want to transfer data from an iPhone to an Android device. For instance, you would want to do so if you want to switch to using an Android device but all you would rather not change all your data such as contacts. It is also very important that the method you choose to use to transfer data from your iPhone to an Android device be effective and easy to use.
Wondershare MobileTrans is one such application. This tool will allow you to easily transfer data from your iPhone to an Android device very easily. Some of its features include:
Step One: Launch Wondershare on your PC or Mac. In the homepage, select “Phone to Phone Transfer”
Step Two: Connect both your Android and iPhone to your computer using USB cables. Remember that the iPhone is the source phone and the Android device is the destination phone. If this order is reversed click on “Flip” to make it right.
Step Three: Select the files you would like to transfer and Click on “Start Copy.”
You can transfer contacts from your iPhone to an Android device via iCloud.
Step One: Go to iCloud.com on your computer and sign in using your Apple ID and password. Select contacts.
Step Two: Select the contacts you would like to transfer either one by one or all of them by clicking on the gear and selecting all. Click on the gear again and then choose export vCard”.
Step Three: Finally, plug your Android device to your computer using USB cables and copy the VCF file to your device to import the contacts.
The easiest way to transfer photos from your iPhone to Android device is to copy and paste the photos. Here’s how to do this specifically
Step One: Connect both your iPhone and Android phones to your computer using USB cables. They will both be mounted as flash drives on your computer.
Step Two: Open the iPhone folder and click on “Internal Storage” and then DCIM.
Step Three: Choose the photos you want and copy them to the SD card on your Android Phone.
It is very easy to transfer Calendars from your iPhone to Android device provided you have the Google account sync feature on both devices.
Step One: On your iPhone, tap on “Settings” and then scroll down to find “Mail> Contacts>Calendars and then choose Google.
Step Two: Sign in to your Google account and in the description enter a description of the calendars. Once you are here, turn on Calendars and then tap on “Save” to sync iPhone calendars with Google.
Step Three: On your Android device tap Settings> Account & Sync.
Step Four: Select the Google account and Tap “Sync Calendars” and then “Sync Now”.
The easiest way to transfer Music from your iPhone to your Android device is to use iTunes. Here’s how.
Step One: On your computer open iTunes. Click on “Store” and then “Authorize This Computer” Sign in using your Apple ID and password and them connect both your iPhone and Android device to your computer.
Step Two: in iTunes, right click on your iPhone and select “Transfer Purchased” to transfer the music on your iPhone to iTunes.
Step Three: Then navigate to the iTunes media folder on your computer. Find the music you want to transfer and simply copy to your Android’s SD card.
Step One: on your iPhone go to Settings> Mail, Contacts, and Calendars & Add Account
Step Two: Select Gmail and then sign in. Tap on Next and the Save and you should have all your Mail synced.
Step Three: You can then simply go to your Gmail account on your Android device and Sync the Mail.
In order to do this you will have to have Google Chrome installed on your Android device and your bookmarks synced with iCloud. We first of all have to export the bookmarks to PC and then import them to Google Chrome. Here’s how:
Step One: Once your bookmarks are synced with iCloud, open iCloud on your PC. In the image below you can see that your Safari bookmarks will sync with Internet Explorer on your desktop.
Step Two: Click on Apply and then on the resultant window click on Merge.
Step Three: your bookmarks will them be automatically available on Internet Explorer. You can view them by clicking on the Star Icon in Internet Explorer.
Step Four: To import these bookmarks to Chrome, Launch Chrome and then click on the Settings tab. Under bookmarks select Import Bookmarks and settings.
Step Five: Select Microsoft Internet Explorer and then select Favourites/Bookmarks and click on Import.
These bookmarks will automatically be synced with the Google Chrome on your Android device provided you are signed in on Google Chrome.
The following Apps should make it easy to transfer data from your iPhone to Android device.
Download URL: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.mediamushroom.copymydata&hl=en
This app makes it easy to copy files from one device to another without having to use your computer. All that is needed is a Wi-Fi connection.
Supported Files: You can transfer contacts, calendar, photos and Video using this app.
This app also allows you to easily make the data switch without the need for a PC or Mac. All you need is a Wi-Fi network.
Supported Files: You can use it to transfer Contacts, Calendar, photos and Videos.
Download URL: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.lenovo.anyshare.gps&hl=en
With this app, you don’t need USB cables and no internet. All that is required for a successful transfer is a functioning Bluetooth feature.
Supported Files: You can transfer photos, videos, installed aps and music and you can also copy contacts, mail messages, SMS and MMS messages
Whichever you choose between these two devices will depend on a number of factors but let’s see how they compare to make it easy to choose.
iPhone’s Touch ID fingerprint sensor makes it easy to unlock the device
Android devices are yet to implement the feature making them less secure
iPhone is yet to arrange the contacts by people you call most frequently
Favourite Contacts are laid out much better with an Android device compared to iPhone
The iPhone camera is consistently better
There are some Android phones with great cameras and others with not so great cameras
Although the iPhone has improved its keyboard, it is still not as the Android keyboard
The Android Keyboard allows you to view lower case letters when not using CAPS.
The iPhone has a great App store but App organisation is mostly lacking
Apps on most Android devices are well arranged to make it easy to find what you are looking for
With the above comparison in mind, would you choose an iPhone or an Android device? Let us know in the comments section below.