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How to Transfer Data from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy S8

“Hey, I purchased a new Samsung Galaxy S8 days ago and now I want to transfer data from my old iPhone 5S to S8, but cannot find an easy way to do the job, I know photos are easy to be transferred, but SMS, contacts seem to difficult to transfer. Do you have any ideas?” – Susan.

You may encountered a big problem if you want to change your old iPhone 3GS/4/4S/5/5S/6/6S/SE to an excellent Samsung Galaxy S8 or S8 Plus. You can’t transfer the data (contacts, text messages, photos, videos, notes, etc.) from iPhone to Samsung S8 because of their different platforms. Apple and Google doesn’t offer a solution for data transferring between iOS and Android. Therefore, it always seems troublesome for us to copy contents from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy.

Maybe you wonder if there is a third – party program could give us a hand. Before you did not know any methods which is simple and time-saving, but now I would like to show you by recommending Phone Transfer to you. This use guide will help you know about the different ways on how to transfer data from iPhone to Samsung S8. All methods are explained in detail, so you will be able to use the right one for your device.

Solution 1: Transfer Data from iPhone to Samsung S8 with iCloud

iPhone is provided with Apple’s cloud service, iCloud. iCloud helps to sync data in your iPhone cloud. And then you can easily copy iPhone data from iCloud to Samsung S8.

Step 1. Login to the iCloud service account on your iPhone device.
Step 2. Switch on iCloud Backup in your iPhone. Switch on your contacts, photos and other data on iCloud backup.
Step 3. In your computer, browse the iCloud.com website.
Step 4. Download all data you have saved on the site to your PC. Now you can easily transfer contacts to Samsung Galaxy S8 from computer.

Solution 2: Sync Data from iPhone to Samsung S8 with One Click

Phone Transfer is such an outstanding software can handle the files transfer between iPhone 7/6S/6/5S/5C/5/4S/4/3GS and Galaxy S8/S7/S6/S5/Note 6/Note 5/A7/A8/A9 in only one mouse click. Click the below icon and download the software on your computer and read carefully what the tutorial below tells you to. Besides, this tool can backup and restore your Samsung data, more details in: How to Backup and Restore Samsung Galaxy S7(Edge).

Supported OS: Nokia, iOS, Android and BlackBerry.
Supported Files: Contacts, Text Messages, Videos, Music, Photos, Call logs, Calendar, etc.
Supported Samsung Phones: Samsung Galaxy S8/S7/S6/S5/S4/S3/S2/S, Galaxy Note 6/5/4, Galaxy A5/A7/A8/A9, Samsung Captivate, Samsung Infuse, Galaxy Nexus, Samsung Epic 4G Touch, etc.
Supported iPhone Devices: iPhone 7, iPhone SE, iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5S, etc.

Step 1.Install and run Phone Transfer on computer

After downloading this iPhone and Samsung data transfer software, install and run it on your computer. Then, you will see the home window just like the picture as below and click “Next” button after you select the “Phone to Phone Transfer” option.

phone transfer main page

Step 2.Connect iPhone and Samsung Galaxy S8 to a PC

Use two USB cables to connect your iPhone and Galaxy S8 to the same computer. Once they are detected by the software, they will be shown into “Source” and “Destination” devices. You can click “Flip” to switch their location.

select data copy from iphone to samsung galaxy s8

Step 3.Sync contacts SMS Photos between iPhone and Samsung Galaxy S8

Make sure the two phones are in the right places, then, you can select data you want to copy and click “Start Copy” to begin the transferring process.

copy data from iphone to samsung galaxy s8

Note: Make sure both phones are well connected during the transferring process. Don’t loose the USB cables.

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