The Easiest Way to Transfer from Samsung to iPhone 7 (Plus)

Samsung is one of the best Android devices out there but the new iPhone 7 sounds amazing that you are seriously considering jumping ship to join the sea of Apple fanboys. Changing devices from Android to iPhone can be a little bit daunting at times, especially when you think of transfer from Android to iPhone. The different structures of both operating systems make files unreadable. Therefore, you will usually need to convert them into readable files. It sounds complicated but it is something that is doable by yourself. But don't worry. Here we will indroduce two easy ways to transfer from Samsung to iPhone 7.

So what is the easiest way to perform data transfer from Samsung to iPhone 7? Check them out below.

Part 1: The Easiest Way to Transfer from Samsung to iPhone 7 (Plus)

I have good news for you: there is many third-party software that is able to facilitate the transfer from Samsung to iPhone 7.

One of the best data transfer software is Wondershare MobileTrans. The software is able to help you transfer content between Android, iOS and Symbian devices easily and seamlessly regardless of the network you are on. All you need is a computer as the intermediary between the two devices. With this software, you will be able to transfer contacts, text messages, call history, calendar, pictures, music, videos and apps between different platforms of devices. You would also do not need to worry about losing data during the transfer process. It is definitely safe.

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Transfer from Samsung to iPhone 7 (Plus) in 1 Click!

  • Easily transfer photos, videos, calendar, contacts, messages and music from Android to iPhone/iPad.
  • Takes less than 10 minutes to finish.
  • Enable to transfer from HTC, Samsung, Nokia, Motorola, iPhone and more to iPhone X/8/7/6S/6 (Plus)/SE/5S/5C/5/4S/4/3GS that run iOS 11/10/9/8/7/6/5.
  • Works perfectly with Apple, Samsung, HTC, LG, Sony, Google, HUAWEI, Motorola, ZTE, Nokia and more smartphones and tablets.
  • Fully compatible with major providers like AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile.
  • Fully compatible with Windows 10 or Mac 10.12
  • Fully compatible with iOS 11 and Android 8.0.
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How to directly transfer from Samsung to iPhone 7 (Plus)?

You can easily transfer Samsung data to iPhone 7 (Plus) with this software. Here is how to directly perform the transfer between device and device:

  1. Launch the software on your computer. Connect both devices to your computer by using their respective USB cables. Click on the Phone to Phone Transfer option.

    transfer from samsung to iphone 7-phone to phone transfer

    The software should be able to automatically detect your Samsung phone and iPhone 7 (Plus). Make sure that the positions of the devices are correct. Click on the Flip button if it is not.
  2. Select the types of files you want to transfer by checking the box next to the file types. Once you are done, click on the Start Transfer button.

    transfer samsung data to iphone

  3. It will take some time for the software to transfer the data between both devices. Make sure that the USB cable connections are not interrupted to ensure that the transfer is successful.

     transfer samsung data to iphone 7

How to transfer from Samsung Kies to iPhone 7 (Plus)

If you have been religiously backing up data on your Android phone, good for you! You will be able to transfer from Samsung to iPhone 7 by using Samsung Kies backup files using Wondershare Mobile Trans.

Here is a step-by-step instruction:

  1. Launch the software and connect your iPhone 7 (Plus) to your computer using a USB cable. Click on the Restore from Backups option and then click on Kies.

     transfer samsung kies to iphone 7-restore from backup

  2. Select the Kies backup file that you want to upload onto your iPhone 7 (Plus). If you do not see the file, click on the Add Backup File option to search for the file.

    kies backup to iphone 7 -Select file type

  3. Click on the Start Transfer button and make sure that your iPhone 7 (Plus) stays connected to your computer. You will be able to keep track of the progress of the transfer on the software's window.

    restore kies backup to iphone 7-Start Transfer

Part 2: Transfer from Samsung to iPhone 7 (Plus) with Move to iOS

Alternatively, you can use Apple's Move to iOS app that lets Android users wirelessly transfer contacts, message history, pictures and videos, bookmarks, email accounts, calendars, wallpaper and DRM-free songs and books to their new iPhone. It is supposed to facilitate the transfer from Android to iPhone seamlessly so that users can quickly set up their new iPhone with essential information, like contacts and documents, and favourite apps, like Twitter or Instagram. It is also a way for former Android users to migrate paid apps to their iPhones.

To use the app, follow these steps:

  1. Turn on your new iPhone 7 (Plus) and follow the instructions. When you reach the Apps & Data screen, tap on Move Data from Android.

    move to ios samsung to iphone 7

  2. On your Android device, launch the Move to iOS app and tap on Continue. Go through the Terms and Conditions and should you accept it (you have to in order to proceed), tap on Agree. You will be directed to the Find Your Code page where you will need to tap on Next .

    move to ios-enter code

  3. On your iPhone 7, tap on Continue on the Move from Android screen where you will be given a 10-digit code.
  4. Key on the 10-digit code in your Move to iOS app on your Android device, choose the data you want to transfer and tap on Next. It will take a few minutes for the transfer to complete - do not use both devices while they are in the process.

    move to ios-transfer complete

While this is a great initiative by Apple, there are a few pros and cons that you need to consider before using this method:

  • Apple-official data transfer app.
  • Straightforward transfer process.
  • Only works with new or reset iPhones.
  • No Apple-to-Android version.

As we illustrated above, the transfer from Samsung to iPhone 7/7S (Plus) is really simple and only takes a few clicks. The methods above are easy to perform yourself so that you do not need to hire someone else to do the work for you.

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