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How to Restore iCloud or iTunes Backup to Samsung Galaxy S8 or S8 Plus

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus have been unveiled, the fantastic appearance really impressed me. If you used to be an iOS user, who now feels like iPhone is no longer appealing to you and wants to switch to an Android tablet, then Samsung Galaxy S8 or S8 Plus can be your first choice. However, when you truly switched from iPhone to an Samsung device, you may wonder how to transfer my iOS data to the new Samsung tablet? Especially you have lost your iPhone, and just backed up your data to iCloud or iTunes. No worry, this tutorial is here to help you effortlessly restore iCloud/iTunes data to your Samsung Galaxy S8 or S8 Plus.

iCloud backup to Samsung Galaxy S8

To restore iCloud/iTunes data to your Samsung Galaxy S8, due to the cross platform, we need a third-party tool to help us. Syncios Data Transfer, the great handy tool that allows you to transfer contacts, text messages, videos, music, photos, etc from iOS to Android, Android to Android, iOS to Android, iOS to iOS, what's more, it supports restoring data from iCloud and iTunes backup. With this function, now you can restore iCloud/iTunes data to your Samsung Galaxy S8 with ease. Simply check the steps below.


How to restore iCloud/iTunes data to Samsung Galaxy S8 or S8 Plus


Step 1: Install compatible version of the program and launch it.

Free download and install the compatible version of the transfer tool according to your system from below. After installed successfully, launch the program. You should be noted that iTunes needs to be installed on your computer even though you don't have to open it.

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iPhone to s8 transfer

 

Step 2: Restore data to Galaxy S8 from iCloud backup

Select Restore from iCloud backup module on the program. If it's your first time to restore data from iCloud with Syncios, you need to login your iCloud account and select a backup to download to your computer. Then connect Samsung Galaxy S8 to the program.

After Syncios successfully loading your data on the iCloud, select your desired contents on the checkbox to transfer over, click Start Copy to start the transfer process.

restore iCloud backup to Samsung Galaxy S8

 

Step 3: Restore contents to Galaxy S8 from iTunes backup

Similarly, to restore data from iTunes to your Galaxy S8, you need to backup your iPhone via iTunes first. Then select Restore from iTunes backup module, Syncios would analyze the iTunes backup for you, before long, you can check Contacts on the middle of the panel to restore them to your Galaxy S8.

After Syncios successfully loading your data on the iTunes, select your desired contents on the checkbox to transfer over, click Start Copy to start the transfer process.

iTunes backup to Samsung Galaxy S8

Notes: Syncios Data Transfer currently only supports restoring Contacts, Messages, DCIM photos, Call logs, Bookmarks to Android devices only due to the cross platform. And we are investigating this issue and will support more types of data soon. And if you have some questions or encountered some problems when restoring data to your Samsung Galaxy S8, please feel free to contact us with Email: support@syncios.com. We are looking forward to hear from you.


Supported Apple/Android Devices and iOS/Android Versions

iPhone iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 plus, iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C, iPhone 5, iPhone 4, iPhone 4s, iPhone 3GS
iPad iPad Pro, iPad mini 4, iPad mini 3/2/1, iPad with Retina display, The New iPad, iPad 2, iPad
iPod iPod touch 6, iPod touch 5, iPod touch 4, iPod touch 3, iPod Touch
iOS iOS 5, iOS 6, iOS 7, iOS 8, iOS 9, iOS 10
Android All Android phones and tables, Android 2.1 to Android 7

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Restore iCloud/iTunes backup to Samsung Galaxy S8

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