Have been using Android phone for years, now you may finally make the decision to get a new iPhone 7 as Xmas and New Year gift. But after purchasing an iPhone 7, how do you set up your iPhone 7 and migrate everything from your Samsung phone to your new iPhone 7? Here we gives you one free way to easily make it.
Migrate Data from Samsung to iPhone 7 Using “Move to iOS”
Apple developed Move to iOS app last year for Android switchers to easily put contacts, messages, camera roll and other data to an iPhone. If you have an old Samsung mobile device and plan to switch it to an iPhone 7, you can use “Move to iOS” app to make it. Below are the steps that you should follow to get data transferred to your new device from Samsung.
Before you start, you should make sure that the operating system of your Samsung mobile phone is Android 4.0 or higher.
Download Move to iOS app to your Samsung phone and install it.
Set up your iPhone 7 and choose “Move Data from Android”. (If your iPhone 7 has been already set up, you have to erase you iPhone 7 first by tapping Settings > General > Reset > Erase All Content and Settings, to tap “Move Data from Android”.)
Run Move to iOS on Samsung phone and tap “Continue”. It will asked you if you agree the appearing terms, tap “Agree” on your android phone. After that, tap “Next”.
On your new iPhone 7, continue and you will get a code. Put the code on your Samsung to build connections between your devices.
On your Samsung Android phone, select the data, such as contacts, messages, photos or bookmarks, that you are going to transfer to your new iPhone 7. After, tap “Next” to start migrating.
Don’t use your Android phone or iPhone 7 until the loading bar finishes the transfer process. And after, tap “Done” on Samsung, and tap Continue on iPhone 7 to go on setting up your new device.
The whole process may take you minutes or hours, depending on how much data you transfer. And you may get some issues and find Move to iOS not working to migrate from your Samsung to iPhone 7. Read best Android to iPhone transfer to know other ways.