How to transfer data from iPhone to Galaxy Note10+ using Smart Switch

There are two ways to transfer data from an iPhone to your Galaxy Note10+. The first one makes use of iCloud so make sure that you have your iCloud credentials with you. 

The second method requires a lighting USB cable that comes with your Apple device as well as a USB OGT connector. The Samsung Smart Switch app comes pre-installed on your Galaxy Note10+ so there’s no need for you install it from the Play Store. Once everything is set, follow the steps for each method below to begin.

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How to transfer data from iPhone to Galaxy Note10+ using Smart Switch

The steps to transfer data from an iPhone to a Galaxy Note10+ are easy. Below are the two methods that you can use to do so.

Method 1: Transfer data from iPhone to Galaxy Note10+ via iCloud

  1. On your Galaxy Note10+, open the Samsung Smart Switch app.
  2. Tap Receive data
  3. Select Wireless.
  4. Tap iPhone/ iPad.
  5. Enter your Apple ID and password. Then touch Sign in to connect to your iCloud account.
  6. Select the content you want to transfer. Unselect any content you don’t want to import from your iCloud account. Then touch Import.
  7. Touch Continue to import additional content from your iCloud account.

Additional options will be available once your data will be imported. Touch DOWNLOAD under Download and install apps to download Android version of the iOS apps installed on your old iOS device (in most of the case, paid apps are excluded from this compatibility list and some iOS apps have no equivalent on Android). Touch DOWNLOAD under Download MOV player to download a video player that will be able to read any video taken on your old iOS device. Touch GO TO WEBSITE to turn off iMessage and avoid disruptions to your text messaging services

Method 2: Transfer data from iPhone to Galaxy Note10+ using lighting cable

  1. Turn on both devices.
  2. Connect both devices using lighting cable and USB adapter.
  3. Connecting an old iOS device to your new Galaxy device should open automatically Samsung Smart Switch on your new Galaxy device. Tap RECEIVE. Open the Samsung Smart Switch app on your new Galaxy device if the app is not launched automatically. Then touch USB CABLE.
  4. Touch ALLOW on your old iOS device to proceed to next step.
  5. Be patient while your new Galaxy device is scanning your old iOS device and determining which content should be imported.
  6. Select the content you want to transfer. Unselect any content you don’t want to import from your old device. Then touch TRANSFER.
  7. Once the transfer is complete, touch CLOSE APP to end the process or MORE FEATURES to access additional options.

Supported iOS devices

  • Wired transfer from your iOS device to your Galaxy: iOS 5.0 or above, iOS device cable (lightning or 30 pin) and a USB connector
  • Import from iCloud: iOS 4.2.1 or higher and Apple ID
  • PC/Mac transfer using iTunes: Smart Switch PC/Mac software

Content type transferred from an iOS device

  • Restore from iCloud: contacts, schedule, messages, memos, photos, videos (DRM free content only), voice memos, alarms, call history, bookmarks, Wi-Fi, documents, and a list of recommended apps.
  • Transfer iOS data using a USB OTG cable: contacts, schedule, messages, memos, photos, videos (DRM free content only), music (DRM free content only), voice memos, alarms, call history, bookmarks, Wi-Fi, documents, and a list of recommended apps.

 


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