How to Restore Kies Backup to iPhone 7

Kies is a free Android management software that was developed by Samsung that allows any Samsung devices to communicate with a computer via a USB cable. You will be able to backup and transfer data, manage multimedia files, and upgrade the devices' firmware and operating system. The most-used feature is Kies backup file that allows Samsung users to avoid any accidental data loss and get a new device up and running with existing contacts, message, music, videos, photos, S memo, call log etc. with the help of their computer. In this article, we will talk about how to restore Kies backup to iPhone 7 step by step.

If you have never heard of Samsung Kies, here are its pros and cons:

  • Free to use.
  • Easy transfer between Samsung devices and computers.
  • The best way to update devices' firmware.
  • Slow compared to other backup solutions.
  • The possibility of it not detecting connected Samsung devices.
  • Cannot import iTunes playlist.
  • Not user-friendly interface.

Part 1: Is there any way to restore Samsung Kies backup to iPhone 7?

"I have been using Android for years and have been using Kies to backup my Android devices on a regular basis. However, I am thinking of getting the new iPhone 7 to see what is so great about this device. I am still on the fence about it because I am not sure if I am able to set up the iPhone with all the content that I have now - it is such a hassle to manually transfer or input them manually. So, is it possible to restore iPhone 7 with a Kies backup file?"

If this sounds like you, I have the answer for you.

Even though Samsung Kies was made for Samsung users, restoring other Android devices using Kies backup files is an easy process. If you are planning to switch to an iPhone from an Android, it is important to note that there is no direct way you can data restore iPhone 7 from a Kies backup file.

You will need to have a third-party application to help you extract content from Kies backup files to bring your iPhone 7 up to your previous running function. Do note that you will need to choose your software carefully because the wrong software will cause a messy affair that is hard to rectify. And you may even lose data that you have carefully preserved. Therefore, making sure that the developer has a good foundation on both operating systems because each operating systems has its own filing system.

Part 2: Selectively Restore Kies to iPhone 7

Wondershare is a great developer with a solid foundation with both iOS and Android and has developed a comprehensive range of device management tool. Wondershare MobileTrans is a one-click phone data transfer software that is able to operate on both operating systems. You will be able to easily transfer contacts, call logs, photos, text messages, music, videos, documents and so much more from one device to another. It is filled with many great features including:

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The software is relatively expensive but it is still affordable to buy. Additionally, it comes with a list of functions that are useful for people who heavily relies on mobile devices. Therefore, you will definitely get great value for your money. If you are not sure if you should purchase it, it comes with a free trial version. Just remember that since it is free, there are some limitations to its capabilities.

Restore Kies backup to iPhone is a really easy process and you can even restore iPhone 7 selectively with the content you have:

Step 1.Launch MobileTrans and Connect iPhone

Open the software and connect the iPhone 7 using a USB cable. On the interface, click on the "Restore From Backups" option.

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Step 2.Click on "Kies"

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Step 3. Choose Files to restore the backup

Select the Kies backup file that contains the content that you want to use to restore iPhone 7 on the left window. If the software is unable to detect the Kies backup file, click on the "Add Backup File" button to browse for the said backup file.

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Step 4. Restore Kies backup to your iPhone 7

Choose the content you want to restore Kies backup to iPhone 7 by checking the box next to the file type. Once you are happy with your selection, Click on the "Start Copy" button. It should take a few minutes for the software to copy everything to your iPhone 7.

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Make sure that you keep your iPhone 7 connected to your computer throughout the process.

As you can see, there is no need to be afraid to change from an Android to an iPhone. It is great if you keep backing up your Android devices periodically. It ensures that you will not lose important data and make it easier for you to get your new devices up and running quickly. With right software, transferring between operating systems will be a piece of cake. Wondershare MobileTrans is a great tool to help you restore Kies backup to iPhone without the hassle.

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