Transfer photos or videos from Android to iPhone can be very easy with the right tool. Sometimes when we switch from an Android mobile to iPhone, we might need to copy over all photos, videos or other data from the Android device to iPhone. Or if you want to share your photos or videos on Android phone with an iPhone user, you need to transfer the photos or videos from Android to iPhone as well. To share a couple of photos can be easily done through emails, or a chat app like Skype, WhatsApp. However for bulk photo transfer and video sharing from Android to iPhone, you need a professional transfer tool, such as iTunes. Photos and videos can be exported from Android to computer very easily. Connect up your Android phone to computer, and you can then copy those files directly from phone to computer. You can then connect up your iPhone to computer and use iTunes to sync the photos and videos from computer to iPhone. However many iPhone users do not like iTunes sync for its complexity. Not to mention it is time consuming, more worse you may lose important files if not properly sync an iOS devices. In this Android to iPhone transfer guide, we will recommend some more straightforward mobile transfer tools and iOS transfer tool for your choice.
Transfer Photos Videos from Android to iPhone using Mobile Transfer
Mobile Transfer can copy your whole photo library from Android phone to iPhone. It is the fastest way to move your photos and videos between Android and iPhone. To do that, simply connect your Android phone, such as Samsung Galaxy S5/s4, Moto phones, HTC phones, to computer through USB, then connect up your iPhone to computer through USB, after that you can see both Android phone and iPhone in the mobile transfer app.
The source device should be on the left, the target phone should be on the right. In this case, we are going to transfer photos and videos from Android to iPhone, so make sure your Android phone on the left, the iPhone on the right, if not, click the Flip button between the two mobile phones to change their positions. Right between the two mobile phones is a column of file types. It is for you to choose what kind of types to migrate from one phone to the other. You can find mobile data types such as photos, videos, contacts, SMS messages, calendar, call logs, Apps, music. To transfer photos from Android to iPhone tick to select photos from this ‘Select content to backup’ menu. Tick to select videos from there to transfer videos from Android to iPhone. The last step to finalize the file transfer from Android to iPhone is to click the Start Copy button in blue from the bottom of this mobile data transfer tool.
The mobile transfer is ideal when you switch phones or backup data from phone to computer. However it can’t help you selectively transfer specific photos or videos from one mobile to another. To do that, you can use below iOS transfer.
Transfer Photos Videos from Android to iPhone using iOS Transfer
TunesGo for iOS is a great iTunes alternative. It moves your content from one iOS device to another without backing up your device, no need to sync your whole library or device neither. With it on your PC or Mac, you can use your iPhone iPad iPod like an external hard disk, you can freely export files from iPhone to computer, or import files from computer to iPhone. To transfer photos or videos from Android to iPhone, you can firstly copy your photos and videos from Android phone to computer, then import these photos and videos from computer to iPhone.
Step 1. Export Photos Videos from Android to Computer
This is extremely easy, to do that simply connect your Android phone to computer via USB, then open the phone on your computer to copy or export any photos or videos from phone to PC or Mac. Normally you do not need any software to export photos or videos from mobile phone to computer. If like, you can also use an Android manager like Samsung Kies to transfer photos videos from Samsung smartphone to computer. If you are using another Android phone, you might find similar transfer tool. If you do not have such a transfer tool, simply connect your phone to computer see if you can access the phone from computer to fetch photos and videos from it.
Step 2. Import Photos Videos from Computer to iPhone
This is usually done through iTunes. To use TunesGo to transfer photos and videos from computer to iPhone is much easier than iTunes. We have demonstrated how it can help copy music from iPhone iPad iPod to each other in an earlier guide. Similarly photos and videos can be transferred using this tool. You can open the Photos menu from the iPhone manager, then all your existing photos and videos will be displayed there.
To import files from computer to iPhone, simply click the Add button on the top menu bar to browse to your media library, photo album on your computer, select and import any photos or videos from computer to iPhone. Alternatively you can just drag and drop any photos or videos from computer to the Photos library on iPhone. That is very straightforward. For more specific instructions, you can refer to this guide: how to transfer photos and videos from Mac to iPhone?