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If you use an Android phone, you'll probably be planning to get an iPhone 12 (or you have already had one in hand) to experience its genuinely new and different. But before you join the Apple camp, one of the things that you'll most likely want to know is how you can bring over all of your important data from Android phone to the new iPhone 12 (Pro, Max, Mini). This is especially true of contacts, music, text messages, photos, because they are the key thing that you have accumulated for a long time.
So, what is the best way to transfer all data from Android to iPhone 12? There was once a time when transferring content from one phone to another involves tedious and complicated settings on your device. Thankfully, nowadays software developers simplify such kinds of task. And, most importantly, it can be accomplished in a fast manner with no data left behind.
In this post, we'll show you how to properly transfer everything from the old Android phone to new iPhone quickly and easily so you can start using it right away. Your best bet? Phone Transfer.
Phone Transfer is an one-click program that makes it insanely simple to transfer almost all your data files such as contacts, calendars, text messages, photos, music and videos between phones, irrespective of the mobile operating system they run. You just connect two devices with computer, choose what you want to migrate and you're off. It also comes with backup and restoration options.
Once you've downloaded the program and installed it on your either Windows or Mac computer, you'll be ready to go.
How to Migrate Data from Android to iPhone 12
Step 1: Open up the application and connect two phones
First of all, launch Phone Transfer on your computer, and you'll be greeted with a pretty simple interface with four tabs. In order for it to transfer contents from Android to iPhone 12, select the green "Phone to Phone Transfer" tab to proceed.
Next, connect your new iPhone to your computer via USB cable. Do the same for your Android smartphone.
There's now an extra step you need to take: enable USB Debugging in the Developer Options on your Android device to grant it permission to access the data inside. There isn't anything you have to do on your iPhone, just let it trust the machine.
Step 2: Select data you want to transfer
Once two phones have made a connection, Phone Transfer will recognize them automatically and set one as the "Source" and the other as the "Destination". Now, you should determine the source and destination device using the Flip button. In our case, you will have to set the Android device as source device on the left.
The program now scan the data on your Android phone and give you the list of the data that can be transferred to the new iPhone 12. And the Start Copy button turns green.
As we mentioned earlier, you can transfer almost all kinds of data from Android over to iPhone 12 like contacts, messages, music, photos, videos, calendar events. Select what data is transferred to the iPhone from the middle section of the screen by checking the corresponding box(es).
Note: Phone Transfer also gives you option labeled "Clear data before copy" at the bottom right side to wipe the iPhone before transferring data. This can be useful if you don't want any redundant data on the device.
Step 3: Start moving data files from Android to iPhone 12
Once you've choose the content you would like to migrate, just hit the green button labeled Start Copy at the bottom center, the transfer process will begin.
Depending on how much stuff the Phone Transfer has to migrate, the whole Android data to iPhone 12 process is going to take a while. You can be away from your computer a moment and do something that doesn't including messing with your phone.
When it's finished, you're essentially done with your old Android smartphone, everything is right on your new iPhone.
Enjoy your shiny new Apple iPhone!
The Bottom Line
Data switching from Android phone to iPhone 12 seems, in the olden days, very intimidating, but it doesn't have to be that hard! Phone Transfer makes everything easy.
In any case, it's always a good idea to create regular backup of your important data on the new iPhone should something disastrous occur.