Do you want to transfer iPhone data to Android phones, like Samsung, Lenovo, Motorola, HTC, LG? Phone switch has made easy by this cross platform phone transfer software. With this innovative data management tool for cell phones, it is no longer difficult to copy data and files from one phone to another, even from iOS to Android, Android to iOS, etc. We have demonstrated how to copy data between two smartphones in earlier guides. However if you have saved a backup using a phone management tool, how can you restore it to another phone? For example, restore Samsung backup to iPhone, restore iCloud backup to Android phone. In this tutorial we will show you the instructions to transfer iCloud backup to Android using this mobile phone data backup program. On the contrary, you can also use the same tool and follow the similar steps to backup Android phone to computer and restore Android phone backup to iPhone.
Restore iCloud Backup to Android
Run this program on your Windows or Mac, you will see its home screen like this. Note we use its Windows version in this demo.
It is a toolkit for mobile phone users. You can use this program to transfer data from phone to phone, back up your phone to computer, erase your old phone and restore your phone from all kinds of backup files, including iTunes backup, iCloud backup, etc. Click Backup & Restore.
Connect your Android phone to computer via USB. Then click the “Restore” button. Choose “Restore from iCloud backup” from the left pane, you will be taken to iCloud sign up screen as following.
Step 1. Sign in iCloud Account
Sign in your iCloud account using your Apple ID and password. If you have enabled the two-factor authentication for your iCloud account. A verification code will be sent to your iPhone. Connect your iPhone to the internet to receive the verification code and input it in the following screen, and click “Verify” to proceed.
Step 2. Download iCloud backup files to computer
All the backup files saved in your iCloud account will be listed. Select one of them and click “Download” to save the backup file to your PC. This may take sometime.
Step 3. Restore iCloud backup to Android phone
It will not directly import iCloud backup to your phone connected. Instead you will have the chance to select and preview the data and choose only those you like to restore to Android phone. You can easily export iPhone contacts, SMS, call logs, photos from iCloud to Android phones. Some data types such as Voice memos, Notes, Bookmark, and Safari history are not compatible with Android devices. They can be restored from iCloud to iPhone, but not Android phones.
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Update Jun 2018: this article was originally published in Feb 2015 and has since been updated. in this update, we replaced the old mobile phone data transfer software with the new mobile phone toolkit program.