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How to transfer contacts, photos and videos from Android to Apple iPhone Xs

Android
Apple iPhone Xs

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 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.

Login

Run the app and create new account. If you already have an account choose "sign on".

Welcome Create new account Login to existing account

Permissions

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 Choose contacts

If you also want to back up your SMS, enable access to the SMS in the next step.

SMS SMS Messages

After enabling media access, you can set up media backup (photos and videos).

Media Media Choose 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.

Other devices Sync

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

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 forgot your password you can reset 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. Please note that the authorization of photos or videos is not required. If you will not grant it, PhoneCopy will only synchronize your contacts.

Authorize media Approve acces to media Synchronize

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!

Approve acces to media Synchronize

This guideline also works for similar devices like Apple iPad Air 2, Apple iPad Pro 10,5" 2nd gen, Apple iPad Pro 12,9", Apple iPad Pro 12,9" 2nd gen, Apple iPad Pro 9,7", Apple iPhone 11, Apple iPhone 8 Plus, Apple iPhone X, Apple iPhone Xr, Apple iPhone Xs Max.

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.