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5 Methods to Transfer Data from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy S9

Samsung Galaxy S9

The Samsung Galaxy S9 is powered by 1.7GHz octa-core Samsung Exynos 9810 processor and it comes with 4GB of RAM. The phone packs 64GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 400GB via a microSD card. As far as the cameras are concerned, the Samsung Galaxy S9 packs a 12-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 8-megapixel front shooter for selfies.

The Samsung Galaxy S9 runs Android 8.0 and is powered by a 3000mAh non removable battery. It measures 147.70 x 68.70 x 8.50 (height x width x thickness) and weigh 163.00 grams.

Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, NFC and USB OTG. Sensors on the phone include Compass Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor, Gyroscope and Barometer.

samsung galaxy s9

We've got enough information about Samsung S9. Now we are focusing on the data transferring between iPhone and Samsung S9. Except transferring iTunes backup and iCloud backup to Samsung S9, in this article, we'll also get knowledge of the details about transferring data from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy S9 directly.


star Method 1. Transfer Data from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy S9 Wirelessly with Samsung Smart Switch

To transfer data from iOS to Samsung, then Smart Switch app should be installed on Samsung Device firstly. Find Samsung Smart Switch Mobile app in the Google Play store on your Samsung device and hit update (The version must be V3.3.02-4 or higher).

Note:

• The Smart Switch Mobile app only partially supports iCloud back-ups made using iOS 9.

• If you created a backup using iOS 9, you will be able to transfer your Contacts, Calendar, Photos, and Videos only.

• To transfer your remaining content, please connect to your old device using an OTG cable or Smart Switch for PC/Mac.

Step 1 : If you want to transfer data using wireless, you need to prepare your transferring contents Using iCloud. On your iOS device, navigate to Settings > iCloud, then swipe to and touch Backup. If iCloud Backup is turned off, touch the slider and then touch Back Up Now.

Step 2 : Then launch Smart Switch on the new device and then touch WIRELESS. Next, touch RECEIVE and choose iOS.

transfer iOS contents to Samsung Galaxy S9

Step 3 : Enter your Apple ID and password and then touch SIGN IN. Select the basic contents you want to transfer and then touch IMPORT. Then select additional contents you want to transfer and then touch IMPORT.

select iPhone contents to transfer

Step 4 : Now all the selected contents will be transferred to your Samsung Galaxy S9.


starMethod 2. Transfer Data from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy S9 via USB cable with Samsung Smart Switch

To transfer data from iOS to Samsung, then Smart Switch app should be installed on Samsung Device firstly. Find Samsung Smart Switch Mobile app in the Google Play store on your Samsung device and hit update (The version must be V3.3.02-4 or higher).

Note: Make sure your iPhone and Samsung Galaxy S9 are well-charged, because it will take some time if there is a large amount of data to be transferred. The transferring will be interrupted if one of them is out of charge.

Step 1 : In this method, you need to prepare an iOS cable and a Micro USB to USB adapter (OTG cable).

Step 2 : Launch Smart Switch on Samsung Galaxy S9 and then touch USB CABLE. Then connect the two devices using the old iPhone's USB cable and the USB-OTG adapter that came with your Samsung Galaxy S9.

connect iPhone and Samsung Galaxy S9

Step 3 : A pop-up messages will appear on your iPhone. When you see it, tap Trust then touch NEXT.

Step 4 : Select the content you want to transfer and then touch TRANSFER. Wait with patience until all your contents has be transferred.

transfer iPhone contents to Samsung Galaxy S9


starMethod 3. One-click to Transfer Data from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy S9

Syncios Data Transfer has been a professional data transfer app for years. It supports to transfer contacts, messages, call logs, music, photos, videos and bookmarks from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy S9 with One-click. And it can also recover iTunes / iCloud backup to Samsung Galaxy S9 devices easily.

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Step 1 : Download and install Syncios Data Transfer on computer then launch it.

Step 2 : Four modes will be displayed on homepage: Phone to Phone Transfer, Restore Phone from iCloud, Backup to PC or Restore from PC, Restore Phone from iTunes. Choose Phone to Phone Transfer mode.

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Step 3 : Connect both iPhone and Samsung Galaxy S9 to computer. Keep the devices unlocked and check every pop-up message on iPhone or Galaxy S9. Click on 'Trust' or 'Allow' when see it. Make sure you have enabled USB debugging mode on your Samsung Galaxy S9 device.

Note: please check on your phone screen when connecting to PC to authorize Samsung mobile transfer tool to read your data. Any other phone detection problem please click here: for iOS detection problem / for Android detection problem.

Step 4 : Make sure iPhone is on the left as the source device and Galaxy S9 is on the right as the target device. The positions could be exchanged by clicking on Flip option on the middle.

Step 5 : Select contents from the middle box after data loading then tap on Start Copy. And wait for data transferring. It will take some time according the size of your data. Have a cup of coffee and take a rest now.

Choose files to transfer from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy S9


starMethod 4. Retrieve iTunes Backup of iPhone to Samsung Galaxy S9

If you’ve done iTunes Backup before, you can retrieve iPhone data from iTunes Backup to Galaxy S9 directly without iPhone. If you haven’t done before, follow here to do an iTunes backup before data transferring.

Step 1 : Launch Syncios Data Transfer and go to Restore Phone from iTunes mode then click on from iTunes backup. Connect your Galaxy S9 to computer.

Step 2 : Syncios can detect all of your iTunes backup saved on computer automatically and list them on the left panel. Choose one iTunes backup from the left panel.

Step 3 : Select contents you need from the middle box after loading iTunes backup you've chosen. Then tap on Start Copy. Now, Syncios is copying iTunes backup to your Galaxy S9. Have a rest now and leave Syncios do the rest for you. You can come back later, Just make sure the device is connected properly.

Transfer iTunes backup files to Samsung Galaxy S9


starMethod 5. Retrieve iCloud backup of iPhone to Samsung Galaxy S9

If you’ve done iCloud Backup before, you can retrieve iPhone data from iCloud Backup to Galaxy S9 directly without iPhone. But if you haven’t done before or you’ve done it long time ago, please follow here to prepare an iCloud backup before data transfer.

Note: Please turn off iCloud Library after finishing backing up with iCloud. Syncios Data Transfer could not detect your data if you turn on the iCloud Library.

Step 1 : Open Syncios Data Transfer and choose Restore Phone from iCloud .

Step 2 : Connect your Samsung Galaxy S9 to computer. Click on Download more iCloud on the bottom of left panel when the first time you restore phone from iCloud with Syncios. Then you’ll be required to enter into iCloud Apple ID.

Step 3 : After enter into the right Apple ID, choose any backup file to download. If there is an error when sign in iCloud, follow here to fix it.

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Step 4 : All downloaded iCloud backup files will be listed on the left panel. Tick off the iCloud backup you need on the left panel. Then select contents from the middle box after loading the iCloud backup. At last, click on Start Copy. Wait with patience, it will take some time to transfer all data.

Transfer iCloud backup files to Samsung Galaxy S9


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