How to transfer contacts, photos and videos from Android to Apple iPhone 8
Transfer contacts, photos and videos from your Android to the cloud server
We used PhoneCopy.com service for this guideline. Using it, your can backup your contacts from your Android easily. The whole backup, including the settings, can be done in several minutes.
This guideline also works for similar devices like Google Acer Chromebook 14, Google Acer Chromebook 15, Google Lenovo Chromebook N22, Google Pixel 3, Google Pixel 3 XL, Google Pixel 3a, Google Pixel 4 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.
If you also want to back up your SMS, enable access to the SMS in the next step.
After enabling media access, you can set up media backup (photos and videos).
Getting media from your old phone
If you want to download photos and videos from your previous phone (which was synchronized with PhoneCopy.com) you can select them like its shown in the image below. Then start the Synchronization using the Synchronize button.
And now it's time to transfer data to your Apple iPhone 8
Run the app and select "Sign on" if you already have an account.
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. Please note that the authorization of photos or videos is not required. If you will not grant it, PhoneCopy will only synchronize your contacts.
If you already have photos or videos in your PhoneCopy account you can choose from which phone(s) you want to transfer the backed up photos and videos to the new iPhone. Then let's synchronize!
This guideline also works for similar devices like Apple iPad Air 2, Apple iPad mini 2, Apple iPad Pro 12,9" 2nd gen, Apple iPhone 6s Plus, Apple iPhone 7, Apple iPhone 7 Plus, Apple iPhone 8 Plus, Apple iPhone SE, Apple iPhone X, Apple iPhone Xs Max.
Now you can easily edit your contacts and other resources online in your PhoneCopy profile. You have access to your contact even if you forget your phone at home.
Some additional tips:
Contacts can be then transferred to another device (eq. iPhone, Nokia, SonyEricsson, Samsung, LG etc). See PhoneCopy site for supported devices.