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How to Transfer iCloud Files to Android

Switching to a new Android phone from an old iPhone? Well, it might seem a little hard for you to switch if you have loads of data on your iPhone. Thankfully, the process is a whole lot simpler.

Both systems do not gel well together and you require a third party software like dr.fone to help transfer data between an iOS and an Android device. Apple stores all data in iCloud and your iCloud backup has all your contacts, messages, photos, videos, audios, call logs and many more from your iOS device. But Android does not sync directly with the iCloud account. dr.fone - Backup & Restore (iOS) help you synchronize your new Android to back iCloud up.

Part 1. Transfer iCloud to Android with 1 click

You can download the software from dr.fone official website. Software is compatible with Windows XP and above OS. Open the .exe file and install it. Now connect your Android phone with your computer via USB. Now just click on Restore From Backups > iCloudsd.

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icloud to Android

Step 1. Signing in to your iCloud account

On next window, select iCloud icon. This will take you to the next window where you will have to sign in into your iCloud account. Enter the username and password, and let the software detect your iCloud backup file.

icloud to Android -sign in icloud

Step 2. Downloading the iCloud Backup File

When iCloud is logged in it will show the list of the files on left side. Now double click on the iCloud backup file that has your phone data and you want to connect it. A popup will appears asking you to allow the download. Click on the Download. Depending on the size of the file, download will take few minutes.

icloud to Android -download icloud backup

Step 3. Synchronizing iCloud to Android

After iCloud backup file is downloaded, the software can sort out the files like contacts, text, photos, and other media. Now the files are ready to be transferred on to your new phone. You can check the supported file types from the list. Now click on Start Transfer. Now in few seconds you files will be copied to the Android Device.

icloud to Android -sync

This is simple method to synchronize all types of data to your Android device with few simple clicks. There nothing tricky or complicated steps. dr.fone does all the job for you. The software is also safe and you do not have to worry about any privacy concerns.

Other than using third party software, you can also use alternative methods to sync your email, contact, calendar.

Part 2. How to Sync iCloud email to Android?

You can use the Email app on the android to add your iCloud email account. It is simple and easy way to access your email on Android. Here are the steps that you can follow:

Step 1.Open the email app and go to the setting from the menu. Now go to the add account and tap on it. This will take you into the setup of your account. Enter your icloud email id and password. Now tap on Manual setup.

icloud to Android -open email app

Step 2.Next, select the account type as IMAP and enter the following details in to the incoming server settings and outgoing server settings:

Incoming server settings

  • Email address- iCloud email address
  • Username- ICloud email username
  • Password- iCloud password
  • IMAP server-
  • Port- 993

icloud to Android -Incoming server settings

Outgoing Server settings

  • SMTP server-
  • Security Type- TSL (accept all certificates)
  • Port- 587
  • Username- iCloud email
  • Password- iCloud password

icloud to Android -Outgoing Server settings

Now your account is set the just tap on next and enter the account options. Your emails will be scanned automatically without you needing to do anything.

Syncing iCloud contacts with Android phone

You can sync your iCloud contacts easily to your Android using following steps

Step 1. Go to and log in to your account. Now select all your contacts and from the setting just select the option of Export vCard. Now save the files on the appropriate location on to your PC.

icloud to Android -export to vcard

Step 2.Now open your Gmail account and go to contacts.

icloud to Android -open gmail

Step 3.Under the import contacts you will have the option to upload the exported vCard. Just upload it and click on import.

icloud to Android -click import

Now your contacts will be added to your google account. Use the same google account on to your Android. The Android will automatically sync your contacts.

Part 3. How to sync iCloud Calendar with your Android Phone?

Though there are third party applications that you can use but if you want do it manually then following are the steps.

Step 1. Long in to your iCloud and open Calendar. Open any category that you want sync and click on share icon.

Step 2. New popup will appear and check Public Calendar. This will show a URL starting with Webcal.

icloud to Android -calendar share

Step 3. Copy that url and past into your browser but do not press enter. Charge “webcal” and replace it with “http”. Now press enter.

icloud to Android -copy and change url

Step 4. The file will be automatically downloaded to your computer. Now open the Google calendar and go to Other Calendars and click on reversed triangle icon. Under that select import calendar.

icloud to Android -imort calendar

Step 5. Just choose the file and upload it. Select the category of the calendar and click import.

icloud to Android -click import

Now, use the same google account on to your Android and it will sync the calendar to your phone.

It’s simple to transfer iCloud files to Android today. All you need is to use the following steps above and you are good to go! All you need to transfer iCloud files to Android is to just perform the above steps.

Nicola Massimo

Nicola Massimo

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