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How to transfer contacts, photos and videos from Samsung Galaxy to Apple iPhone 4S

Samsung Galaxy
Apple iPhone 4S

Transfer contacts, photos and videos from your Samsung Galaxy 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 Samsung Galaxy. The whole process can be completed in few minutes.

This guideline also works for similar devices like Samsung Folder 2 (SM-G160N), Samsung Folder 2 (SM-G1660), Samsung Galaxy (SHW-M110s android 2.3), Samsung Galaxy A01 SM-A015f, Samsung Galaxy A10 SM-A105f.

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".

Welcome Create new account Login to existing account

To allow correct functionality of PhoneCopy application we will kindly ask you to confirm access permissions for it.

Permissions Permissions

When you confirm access to contacts you can set which "contacts databases" you want to backup.

Contacts Contacts Contacts

PhoneCopy allows to back up SMS too.

SMS SMS Messages

Then you can set up backup for media (photos and videos).

Media 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.

Other devices Sync

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

Other devices Sync Bottom menu

And now it's time to transfer data to your Apple iPhone 4S

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.

Select Register Register Lost Password

Then you need to allow PhoneCopy access to your contact list and select contacts which will be synchronized

Authorize contacts Approve access to contacts Select contacts

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

Authorize media Approve acces to media Synchronize

In case you have already photos or videos stored in your account you can download it to the new iPhone. Then let's synchronize!

Approve acces to media Synchronize

This guideline also works for similar devices like Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max, Apple iPhone 2G, Apple iPhone 3G, Apple iPhone 3GS, Apple iPhone 4, Apple iPhone 5, Apple iPhone 5C, Apple iPhone 5S, Apple iPhone 6, Apple iPhone 6 Plus.

Once everything is done, check your data on the web. Login to PhoneCopy webpage and you will see brief review of all data transferred from your device. With another mouse click, you can review the change of each particular item.

Some additional tips:

Contacts can be then transferred to another device (eq. iPhone, other Nokia, SonyEricsson, Samsung, LG etc). You can always edit your contacts in your online account. Also, you will see full history of your contacts, as well as the data that you have deleted between two synchronizations.