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How to Transfer iPhone Data to Samsung Galaxy S8

Summary: Switching from an iPhone to new Galaxy S8? How to transfer files from iPhone to Samsung S8/ S8 Plus instantly? Here we are going to share this tutorial with you to tell you how to transfer data from iPhone to Galaxy S8 in three ways.

The newest Samsung’s flagship smartphone – Samsung Galaxy S8 which is estimated that it was began to hit the market in the month of February 28, 2017. The smart device has a lot of key features which attract the users.

So, are you prepared to use your new acquisition? We know that there are lots of contacts, sms, pictures, videos, songs and other data on your previous iPhone and all these are of great value for you. If you used to be an iPhone 5S/6/6S user, who have switched to the new Samsung Galaxy S8(as well as Samsung Galaxy S7/S6/S5, Note 5/4/3, Samsung Tab…), you must need to get all your important data come with you.

This tutorial is here to carry you through it by giving some great options to easily transferring files from iPhone to the new Galaxy S8(Plus), such as contacts, text messages, photos, videos, WhatsApp data and more. You can simply choose the preferable one for yourself after reading this guide. And now check details below.

Solution 1: Transfer iPhone Data to Samsung S8 via Samsung Smart Switch

Smart Switch is designed to transfer data to Samsung phone from iOS, Android and BlackBerry. To transfer files from iPhone to your Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus using Samsung Smart Switch, follow the steps below:

Step 1.Backup Your iPhone to PC via iTunes

Download, install and launch the iTunes on your computer, navigate to Settings > Summary > click Back up Now.

Note: Do not encrypt the backup, otherwise Smart Switch is unable to recongize the backup file.

Step 2.Install Smart Switch and Connect Samsung S8 to PC

Simply download and install the Smart Switch app on your Samsung Galaxy S8 or S8 Plus. Then launch it and connect your new Samsung S8 to computer with a USB cable.

Step 3.Select Data to Transfer to Samsung S8

Now, simply click on the Restore button to start the transfer process. And you can change the contents to transfer by click Change data to restore.

transfer data from iphone to samsung s8 via smart switch

Solution 2: Switch iPhone Files to Samsung Galaxy S8 Directly with One-Click

Android & iOS Manager is an excellent management tool to manage your phone data between your previous iPhone and Samsung Galaxy S8. You can easily copy all files from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy S8, or between iPhone 3GS/4/4S/5/5C/5S/6/6S/SE7 and Galaxy S7/S7 Edge/S6 without any loss of quality. Most file types are supported, including contacts, text messages, WhatsApp chat history, photos, videos, audios and other documents. Plus, you can also add, import/export, transfer, delete iTunes music, photos, videos, apps between computer and your device.

How to Sync Files from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy S8/S8 Plus

Step 1.Connect Both Devices to the Computer

First of all, download, install and run the Android & iOS Manager on your Windows PC/Mac computer, then connect your iPhone and Galaxy S8/S8 Plus device to the same PC. If you want to 1-click transfer all files between iPhone and Samsung phone, go to “Phone to Phone Transfer” from the main interface of the tool.

android ios manager main page

Next, what you should do is make sure your source device is your iPhone while your new Samsung Galaxy S8 is your target device.

setting the target device

Step 2.Select Data to Transfer to Samsung Galaxy S8

Then all the transferable data will be listed in the pop-up window, such as music, videos, playlists, contacts, photos, you just need to choose which data you want to copy then click the “Transfer” button. And you can transfer selected contents from old iPhone to Samsung Galaxy S8 with one click.

transfer files from iphone to samsung galaxy s8

By the way, if you do not like the whole data transfer, this program helps you copy the selected data separately, such as photos, it means that you can sync photos from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy S8, add, you can also add pictures from computer to your Galaxy S8. The detailed steps you can refer to here: How to Import/Export Photos between PC and Google Pixel.

The Third Solution – One Click to Sync iPhone Contents to Samsung Galaxy S8

Phone Transfer is another useful data transfer software help to switch files from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy S8. It is a data processing software that can help you transfer data, backup, restore and delete data, including contacts, phone numbers, text messages, call logs, photos, videos, and more. It is perfectly applied to Apple, Samsung, HTC, LG, Sony, Google, HUAWEI, Motorola, ZTE, and more smartphones and tablets.

phone transfer main page

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How to Transfer Contacts from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy S8/S7

How to Sync Photos from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy S7/S6

How to Copy WhatsApp Messages from iPhone to Galaxy S6/S7/S8

How to Transfer SMS from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy S8/S7/S6

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