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How to Transfer DCIM Photos from Android to iPhone

If you previously used an Android phone and have switched to an iPhone, one of the first things you will wish to do is transfer DCIM Photos from the Android to the iPhone. If you're trying to find out how to do so, you've come to the right place. In this article we show you how to move photos from Android to iPhone simply.

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Quick view of two solutions to transfer DCIM photos from Android to iPhone:

Solution 1: Transfer Android Contacts to iPhone via 1-Click Transfer

The third-party software - Phone Data Transfer, enables you to copy DCIM Photos from Android phone to iPhone in one click. This phone-to-phone transfer has both Windows and Mac version, which meets different needs. Also, you can backup your Android and restore it to iPhone later as you wish.

Step 1. Download and install Phone Data Transfer Tool on your computer. Windows version and Mac version are available. Before connecting iPhone to PC, please close iCloud Backup and iCloud Drive to make sure your data can be read.

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Step 2 : Please check your phone screen and click on Allow or Trust to make sure Phone Data Transfer can detect your phone information. Then go to Phone to Phone Transfer module and click on Start to enter in.

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Step 3 : The software will load all your Android data and list them on the middle panel. Check DCIM photos to transfer from Android to iPhone. If you also want to transfer other items, just check them and click on Start Copy.

Note that the source phone is on the left and the target phone is on the right. So if you would like to switch the place of Android and iPhone, just simply click the Flip button. After a while, the data will be transferred to your new iPhone.

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Step 4 : If you want to achieve data transfer from iPhone to Android, it can work well too. Just make sure that iPhone is on the left panel and Android is on the right panel and you can switch the position by Flip button. Then choose the items you'd like to transfer and click on Start Copy.

Solution 2: Transfer DCIM Photos from Android to iPhone Selectively with Preview

You need a free mobile manager to help you in contacts backing up and restoring. Free Syncios Mobile Manager is an easy-to-use and powerful iOS & Android Mobile manager, which is well-designed for users who want to manage device contents on PC. It allows you to export contacts, call histories, photos, music, ringtone, videos, SMS messages, WhatsApp, eBooks and more for free. We provide this method for better preview when transferring DCIM Photos from Android to iPhone. Download Syncios Mobile Manager on your computer firstly, and then follow us to transfer DCIM Photos from Android to iPhone selectively.

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Step 1. Simply download and install Syncios Mobile Manager and connect both Android phone and iPhone to computer.

Step 2. Go to Photos under Android device. It may take a while to load data. A clear preview of all photos of your Android phone will be displayed. Click on Export and choose a backup location to save these photos to computer. You can choose an photo album to export them as a folder or select some photos to export.

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Step 3. Navigate to Photos under iPhone device. Click on Import and choose photos from computer. You are allowed to change the name of photo album on computer and import the entire folder as a new album on iPhone.

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Step 4. Or you can select some photos one by one from computer and import them to any photo album of iPhone. All Android phone photos will be restored to iPhone after a while.

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