3 Methods to Sync Photos from Android Device to iPhone (iOS 9 Supported)

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As the release of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus, Apple formally embraces the bigger size screen market. With that enormous changes of the product, many Android users want to experience the new iPhone 6 and get a new iOS for themselves. So transferring files from the Android device to the new iPhone 6 is the most urgent problem to solve. Especially photos are the most important data that they want on their new iPhone. But how? Is there an easy way to transfer the files from the old Android device to the iPhone? The answer is yes. We are going to show you three methods to transfer the photos from Android device to iPhone 6 without efforts. Just go through them one by one and decide which method you plan to use.

As the release of iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S plus, Apple formally embraces the bigger size screen market. With that enormous changes of the product, many Android users want to experience the new iPhone 6 and get a new iOS for themselves. So transferring files from the Android device to the new iPhone 6 is the most urgent problem to solve. Especially photos are the most important data that they want on their new iPhone. But how? Is there an easy way to transfer the files from the old Android device to the iPhone? The answer is yes. We are going to show you three methods to transfer the photos from Android device to iPhone 6/6S/SE without efforts. Just go through them one by one and decide which method you plan to use.

Method 1: Sync Photos from Android to iPhone by Using a professional phone transfer tool – FoneCopy

The most convenient and fastest way to transfer the photos between the Android device and iPhone 6(s) is to use a professional phone transfer tool. Just a simple click, you are allowed to get the transferring process done with ease.

Step 1. Download FoneCopy.

Download FoneCopy for Windows

Step 2. Use USB cables to connect your Android device and iPhone to the computer and wait to be recognized.

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Step 3. FoneCopy starts to scan your Android device you will get the scan result of your photos.

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Step 4. Choose photos in the middle of the window and hit the button Start to Copy. Thus, you just have to wait for the photos to be transferred successfully.

Method 2. Two more apps

You can find some photo transfer apps in App Store and Google Play. The apps can be used to transfer photos from Android device to iPhone 6 as well. You need to make sure the app has both Android and iOS version on App Store and Google Play respectively.” Copy My Data” and “PhotoSync” are two helpful apps that you need and you can locate on both App Store and Google Play. Follow the guidance of the two apps and you can transfer photos from Android to iPhone 6 as well.

Disadvantages of this method:
  • Both the apps have to be downloaded and installed on your Android and iPhone device. The operation is not simple.
  • WiFi connection is necessary if you have to transfer quite a lot of photos.
  • Security considerations. These apps can not be fully trusted. Even iCloud has its bugs.

Method 3: Use computer with iTunes

A computer with iTunes can also be used to transfer photos from Android to iPhone.

For Windows users:
  • Connect Android device to the computer and locate the photos you decide to transfer. The common photo location for Android device is DCIM > Camera.
  • Copy the photos in DCIM folder and paste them to a new folder on your computer.
  • Open iTunes and link your iPhone to the computer. Click Photos and select “Sync Photos from”. Then select the new folder you just created.If you want to transfer videos as well, check “Include Videos”. Click Apply.
For Mac Users:

First of all you need to get Android File Transfer downloaded on your Mac. Open it and go to DCIM and then open Camera. Then you can refer to the Windows version guidance above because the steps are the same from now on.