Transfer Contents from iPhone to Google Nexus 6 Smoothly

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Google's latest flagship phone – Google Nexus 6 finally arrives. This bigger phone is equipped with Android 5.0 Lollipop, and has built-in 3GB RAM for 32GB and 64 GB models. Sound great and want to ditch your old iPhone for Google Nexus 6? Changing a phone is a piece of cake. However, when comes to content transfer, things becomes a bit tough. In this article, I'd like to tell you how to transfer contents from iPhone to Google Nexus 6 with details.

Part 1: Shortcut - Transfer Contents from iPhone to Nexus 6 in 1 Click (< 10 MINS)

Get tired of surfing the internet to look for free ways to transfer music, video, photos, contacts and more from iPhone to Nexus 6 one after another? Here is a way out. MobileTrans Phone Transfer enables you to transfer calendars, video, photos, music, text messages and contacts from iPhone to MobileTrans in 1 click.

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Transfer Contents from iPhone to Google Nexus 6 in 1 click!

  • Easily transfer photos, videos, calendar, contacts, messages and music from iPhone to Google Nexus 6.
  • Takes less than 10 minutes to finish.
  • Enable to transfer from HTC, Samsung, Nokia, Motorola, iPhone and more to iPhone 7/SE/6s (Plus)/6 Plus/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 10.3 and Android 7.0
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Be aware:

1.Contacts in account: Wondershare MobileTrans can transfer contacts on Twitter, Facebook, Google and any account supported by your iPhone. Therefore, please make sure whether you want to transfer contacts and calendars in the accounts or not. If yes, please sign in the accounts on your iPhone.

2. Backup and restore: Use this mode when you only have one phone at hand. Just backup data on your iPhone to computer via iTunes or MoibleTrans, and restore to your Google Nexus 6 whenever you need.

Steps to transfer contents from iPhone to Google Nexus 6

Step 1. Run MobileTrans on Your Computer

To begin with, download and install Wondershare MobileTrans on your Windows PC. Run it. In the primary window, choose Phone to phone transfer mode.

Note: iTunes should be installed to guarantee that Wondershare MobileTrans works properly.

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Step 2. Connect Your Old iPhone and Google Nexus 6 to Computer

Use USB cables to connect both your old iPhone and Google Nexus 6 to computer. Once connected, they'll be shown on the phone transfer window.

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Step 3. Start to Transfer iPhone to Google Nexus 6

As you see, Wondershare MobileTrans empowers you to transfer contacts, messages, calendars, video, photos and music from iPhone to Nexus 6. Make sure what you want to transfer in the middle. Then, click "Start Transfer" to begin the transfer.

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Part 2: Free Ways to Transfer Data from iPhone to Nexus 6 (120 MINS)

2.1 Transfer Music and Video from iPhone to Nexus 6 (10 MINS)

Purchase tons of fairsounding songs and videos from iTunes and want to transfer to Nexus 6. Here is a way out.

Step 1. Open iTunes. Click "Store" > "Authorize This Computer…". Fill in your Apple ID and password.

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Step 2. Go to "Edit" > "Preference"… > "Advanced" > tick "Keep iTunes Media Folder organized" and "Copy files to iTunes Media folder when adding to librar"y.

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Step 3. Get your iPhone and Nexus 6 connected with USB cables. Go to Computer and open your Nexus 6.

Step 4. In iTunes, click "Files" > "Devices" > "Transfer Purchase"s. Then, all your purchased songs and videos will be on your computer.

Step 5. Go to the iTunes media folder on the computer. The save path: C:UsersAdministratorMusiciTunesiTunes Media.

Step 6. Open Music and video folders and copy your wanted music and video and copy them to your Nexus 6.

2.2 Transfer Contacts and Calendars from iPhone to Nexus 6

It's pretty easy to transfer contacts and calendars from iPhone to Nexus 6. iCloud does that for you. Just go to "Settings" > "iCloud" > log into your iCloud account. Then, turn on Contacts and Calendars to sync contacts and calendars between iPhone and iCloud.

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Part 1. How to transfer contacts from iPhone to Nexus 6

Step 1. Land iCloud website and sign in your accounts. Click Contacts. In the contact window, choose a contact group and tick your wanted contacts.

Step 2. Go to the lower left corner and click the gear-like icon and choose "Export vCard…" Then, contacts will be saved on your computer.

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Step 3. Mount your Nexus 6 as an external hard drive with a USB cable. Navigate to Computer and find your Nexus 6. Open it and copy the exported vCard file to the SD card of your Nexus 6.

Step 4. On your Nexus 6, go to Contacts app and choose Contacts tab.

Step 5. Tap the menu icon left to home button and you get the menu list. Tap Import/Export and choose Import from usb storage or Import from SD card when you save the vCard file on the external SD card. Then, iPhone contacts will be on your Nexus 6.

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Part 2. How to transfer calendars from iPhone to Nexus 6

Besides contacts, calendars can also be transferred to Nexus 6 via sharing. Publicly share your calendar to get the calendar file and upload to your Google account. Finally, sync Google account on your Nexus 6 to get iPhone calendars.

2.3 Transfer SMS from iPhone to Nexus 6

When comes to SMS transfer from iPhone to Nexus 6, things becomes a little difficult and complex. You have to turn to some third-party tool for help. Here, I tell you how to use two Android apps to extract SMS from iTunes backup and transfer to Google Nexus 6. If you feel it's too complex, you can also use Wondershare MobileTrans data transfer tool do that for you with a single click.

Step 1. Open iTunes and connect your iPhone to computer by using a USB cable.

Step 2. Once detected, your iPhone will appear on the pop-up sidebar of iTunes. Click your iPhone to get its control panel on the right.

Step 3. Go to the right panel and click "Back Up Now". Wait until the backup process is finished.

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Step 4. Use a USB cable to mount your Nexus 6 as an external hard drive. After detected, go to My computer and find your Nexus 6. Open it to show its SD card window.

Step 5. On your computer, find the iTunes backup location and copy the backup you created right now to the SD card window of your Nexus 6.

Step 6. On your Nexus 6, go to Google Play Store, search and install iSMS2droid and sms backup & Restore.

Step 7. Run iSMS2droid and tap Select iPhone SMS Database. Then, locate and choose the iTunes backup file you create before. Then, tap All or Select to import the SMS to your Nexus 6.

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Step 8. Run SMS backup & Restore. On its main screen, tap "Restore". Then, the SMS file will appear on the screen. Check the SMS file and tap "OK" to restore iPhone SMS to Nexus 6.

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Step 9. It's done. Now, go to the Messaging app and check the imported SMS.

2.4 Transfer Photos from iPhone to Nexus 6

Take hundreds of photos with your iPhone? You must want to transfer to your Nexus 6, so you can appreciate them every now and then. It's not difficult to transfer iPhone photos saved in Camera Roll to Nexus 6 on Windows computer. You just need a USB cable to export them to computer and then copy them to your Nexus 6. Below is the step-by-step guide. Go on reading it.

Note: In this way, you can only transfer photos in Camera Roll from iPhone to Nexus 6. To transfer photos synced to your iPhone, you should ask help from some third-party tool.

Step 1. Connect your iPhone and Nexus 6 to computer with a USB cable.

Step 2. Once detected, your iPhone and Nexus 6 will be mounted as an external hard drive.

Step 3. On your computer, go to "Computer". You will see your iPhone and Nexus 6 under Portable Devices. Your iPhone is labeled "Apple iPhone" or "Nancy's iPhone" or something like that, while Nexus 6 is named as Vivian's Nexus or something similar.

Step 4. Double click your iPhone. In your iPhone window, you'll see a DCIM folder. Open it and all photos you have taken are right there.

Step 5. Double click your Nexus 6 to get access to the SD card of your Nexus 6. Find Photos folder and open it. Or you can create a new folder to save the iPhone photos.

Step 6. Now, copy your wanted iPhone photos and then paste to the chosen folder on your Nexus 6.

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The guide above tells you how to transfer photos from iPhone to Nexus 6 on Windows computer. If you're a Mac user, you can use iPhoto or Image capture to export iPhone photos to Mac, and the use third-party tool (like Android File Transfer, MobileGo) to import to your Nexus 6.

2.5 Transfer iPhone Apps to Google Nexus 6

Actually, it's impossible to directly transfer apps from iPhone to Google Nexus 5. After all, apps on iPhone are in .ipa, .pxl or .deb formats, which can't work on Google Nexus 6. However, many iPhone apps have their Android versions. You can go to the biggest Android market – Google Play Store to find them. Even if no Android versions are available, you can still find many replacements.

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