How to transfer contacts, photos and videos from Android to Apple iPhone 5
Transfer contacts, photos and videos from your Android to the cloud server
PhoneCopy.com is a web service which is free for personal purposes (with few limitations). This tutorial will show you how to backup your data from Android. The whole process can be completed in few minutes.
This guideline also works for similar devices like Google Nexus S 4G, Google Pixel, Google Pixel 2 XL, Google Pixel 3, Google Pixel 3 XL.
Download PhoneCopy for Android to your Android phone, which you can download free of charge. After downloading and installation, go through following steps.
Run the app and create new account. If you already have an account choose "sign on".
To allow correct functionality of PhoneCopy application we will kindly ask you to confirm access permissions for it.
When you confirm access to contacts you can set which "contacts databases" you want to backup.
PhoneCopy allows to back up SMS too.
Then you can set up backup for media (photos and videos).
If you want download photos and videos from old phone (which was synchronized to PhoneCopy.com before) you can choose it in the next step. Then you can synchronize.
You can access all settings later by bottom menu of the application or by main menu. In case you exceed limits for a free account we recommend you to buy Premium
And now it's time to transfer data to your Apple iPhone 5
Run the Apple AppStore on your iPhone and search for PhoneCopy application, which you can download free of charge. After downloading and installation, go through the following steps. If you eventually forgot your password you have a chance to retrieve it.
Then you need to allow PhoneCopy access to your contact list and select contacts which will be synchronized
You can also sync photos and videos. Therefore, do not synchronize now and in the next step choose from which phone you want to transfer the backed up photos and videos
In case you have already photos or videos stored in your account you can download it to the new iPhone. Then let's synchronize!
This guideline also works for similar devices like Apple iPhone 2G, Apple iPhone 3G, Apple iPhone 3GS, Apple iPhone 4, Apple iPhone 4S, Apple iPhone 5C, Apple iPhone 5S, Apple iPhone 6, Apple iPhone 6 Plus, Apple iPhone 6s.
Now you have all your contacts backed up on PhoneCopy and you can edit all your contacts in your online account. If you lose your phone or the stored data, or if you just run out of battery, you can see your contacts online.
Some additional tips:
Contacts can be then transferred to another device (eq. iPhone, Nokia, SonyEricsson, Samsung, LG etc). See PhoneCopy site for supported devices.