How to Transfer Data from LG to iPhone – in a Secure Way
Written By Axel Nash | May 23,2020
Why we need to replace our old but otherwise in perfect working conditions phones? Well, the technology is changing very fast and many latest apps do not support older phones. If you are one of them and replaced your older LG android phone with iPhone you have come to the right place. I will show you how to transfer all your contacts and other data from LG android phone to iPhone. In this article I will guide you step by step so that you can transfer data from LG phone to iPhone using two methods MobileTrans – Phone Transfer and Move to iOS app.
Part 1: Transfer from LG to iPhone via MobileTrans - Phone Transfer
You can transfer every type of data from your LG android phone to the iPhone using MobileTrans in an automated and secure way. MobileTrans - Phone Transfer supports over 15 types of data transfer depending on the mobile systems of the phones used for the transfer of data. The data types include calendar, contacts, text messages, photos, notes, videos, apps, wallpaper, voice memo and more. You can use MobileTrans – Phone Transfer on cross multi platform. You can transfer data between all android, iOS and windows phones. MobileTrans supports all android phones, iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and windows phone 8/8.1.
Please ensure that your computer gets interrupted power supply during the process. Also only use original data cables supplied with your both the phones. And do not use or disconnect either phone until the transfer is completed.
Let's start transferring your data from LG android phone to your new iPhone using MobileTrans - Phone Transfer.
Step 1. Install and launch MobileTrans - Phone Transfer
Download and install MobileTrans tool on your PC from here. Follow the instructions for installing like any other software. It supports both Windows and MAC computers. Once you launch the tool click on “Phone Transfer” as per the below image.
Step 2. Now connect both LG and iPhone to your computer
Connect both the phones with the computer using USB cables supplied with your phones. Check that both the phones are visible in MobileTrans application. Your LG android phone will be your source phone from which you are transferring the data and iPhone will be your destination phone which will be receiving the data. Make sure that your LG phone is on the left and iPhone on the right. You can easily change the position using the “Flip” button.
Step 3. Start the transfer of selected file types
As shown in the below image select the file types that you want to transfer from your LG android phone to iPhone. You can select from calendar, contacts, text messages, photos, notes, videos, apps, wallpaper and voice memo. Then click the "Start" button to initiate the transfer process. Select "Clear data before copy" if you want to erase existing data from your iPhone.
Once the transfer of data is over check if all the selected files are transferred to your iPhone.
Part 2: Transfer Data from LG to iPhone via Move to iOS App
Switching from LG to iPhone can also be done by using Move to iOS app. Move to iOS app is Apple's first Android app. It is installed on android device and connects with Apple device over a direct Wi-Fi connection. Download the Move to iOS app from the Google Play store for switching from your LG phone to your new iPhone.
Before you start make sure to turn on Wi-Fi on your LG phone and plug in your both phones into power. Also, make sure that you have enough space on your iPhone to move the selected data from your LG phone. If you wish to transfer google Chrome bookmarks update Chrome first.
Step 1. Click "Move Data from Android"
If you are setting up a new iPhone click on "Move Data from Android" option when you reach the screen titled "Apps & Data" during setup. If you have already finished setting up your iPhone you will need to erase all data and start the setup again.
Step 2. Open the Move to iOS app on LG phone
Open the Move to iOS app on your LG phone and click "Continue". Tap the “Agree” button after reading the terms and conditions then tap “Next”.
Step 3. Wait for a code on your iPhone.
Also, tap “Continue” on your iPhone and wait for a code to appear. If you receive an alert on your LG phone for poor Wi-Fi connection ignore it.
Now enter the code on your LG phone to connect it with your iPhone.
Step 4. Select the content type
On your LG phone, select the types of files that you want to transfer and tap “Next”. Let the loading bar on your iPhone device finish. Now click "Done" on your LG phone and click "Continue" on your iPhone to finish the setup. Enter the existing Apple ID or setup a new one. Once the transfer is complete you will need to log in to all accounts transferred from your LG phone. Transfer any music files, e-books or PDF files manually.
Your contacts, messages, photos and videos, web bookmarks, mail accounts, and calendars are now transferred to your iPhone.
While using the Move to iOS tool turn off the cellular data on your LG phone. Also, disable any of the apps on your LG phone for using the Wi-Fi connection to ensure a smooth transfer. Also do not use the LG phone to receive a call during the process nor use any app other than Move to iOS.
Part 3: Comparison between MobileTrans and Move to iOS
Move to iOS is a free app but has some of the limitations. Many users have faced compatibility issues while transferring data. It does not transfer the apps, music, pdf files or passwords. Also, Move to iOS can only be used with the new iPhone. Since Move to iOS requires to setup the iPhone it will erase any important data already stored on your existing iPhone. Move to iOS is only compatible with iOS 9 or higher. Whereas MobileTrans app has no such compatibility issues. It is compatible with all devices and versions. You do not require to setup the iPhone so it can be used to transfer data to both new and existing iPhone. MobileTrans is very easy to use and the ideal tool to transfer all the data from your LG android phone to iPhone securely.
I hope the above guide will help you in transferring data from your LG phone to iPhone with success. I would recommend using MobileTrans not only since it is fast and secure but you can also use it to backup and restore your data. Please share your experience with us in the below comments.
- Transfer data between Android, iOS and Windows phone.
- Move contacts, photos, music, videos, canlenda, voice mail and more from one phone to another.
- Compatible with 6000+ mobile phones including iPhone, Smasung, HTC, Huawei, Xiaomi and more.
- Work with Android 9.0 and iOS 13.