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How to Transfer Data from Android Device to iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus

After the release of iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus last year, the rumor of iPhone 8 started. Since we all know that 2017 is iPhone's 10 annivesary, Apple might release a big edition of iPhone. And now, Apple has finally released its latest flaship, the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus as well as a historic edition, iPhone X. All three phones come with upgraded features and design, glass body, A11 bionic chip, wireless charging, face recognition, super Retina display, and more.

If you used to be an Android user, have you been tired of Android phones and love the Apple's new flagship, especially the iPhone X which comes with full OLED screen and a new faceID. Of course, if you don't like the design of iPhone X, iPhone 8 and 8 Plus can also be great options for its lower price. And after you switched from an Android device to a new iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus, did you get stucked in transferring data from the old device to the new iPhone due to the different operating system? And this article will carry you through. Now let's get started.

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tip Solution 1. Sync Android to iPhone 8 wirelessly

Apple announced a new app to help Android users switch to iPhone on iOS 9's release, called Move to iOS. With the asistance of this app, you can simply switch your Android to an iPhone. Follow the steps below:

Step 1. While you set up your new iOS device, after a few setup steps, you will enter Apps & Data screen. Tap Move Data from Android, it would generate a code. (If you already finished setup, you need to erase your iOS device and start over.)

Step 2. Now turn to your Android device, download Move to iOS from Google Play.

Step 3. Open the app after installation, agree the terms and conditions that appear, then tap Next to enter the Find Your Code screen. Simply enter the code generated on Step 1, wait for the Transfer Data screen to appear.

Step 4. Select the content that you want to transfer on your Android device, then wait for the transfer process to complete. It may take a while, depending on how much content you're moving. And finish the rest of setup steps on your iPhone 8 to enjoy your new device.

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Notes: Your Android must run Android 4.0 and above version, and the contents allow to be transferred including contacts, message history, camera photos and videos, web bookmarks, mail accounts, and calendars, some supported apps.


tip Solution 2. Transfer old Android device to the new iPhone 8/8 Plus with ease

As we mentioned below, Move to iOS app has limitations, it only can be used to set up a new iPhone, otherwise you need to erase all data to start over. So what to do if you don't want to erase your data? No worry, there is another great program to help you transfer data from Android device to iPhone 8 with ease. Syncios iOS Data Transfer, designed for transferring data among iOS devices, iCloud, iTunes and computer directly, make it much easier to transfer data from Android device to iPhone 8. Yes, only three steps needed to transfer all data from your old Android to the new iPhone 8, that is: Connect-Select-Transfer. Find the details below.

Step 1: Install the latest version of the program on your computer from below, launch it, select Phone to Phone Transfer mode on the homepage. Then connect both of your old Android device and new iPhone 8 to the program.

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Step 2: After both phones connected successfully to the program, ensure that the Android device is listed on the left while the iPhone 8 on the right. If not, click on Flip button to switch the device. Then select the contents on the middle of the panel to transfer from old Android device to iPhone 8.

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Step 3: With all the steps done, simply press Start Copy button, before long, all of your data will be transferred successfully to your new iPhone 8.

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Notes: This handy data transfer tool also supports recovering data from iCloud and iTunes backup, as well as backup and restore your iPhone 8.


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