Samsung has come up with pretty impressing flagship handsets, both Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy S8 plus have left the world in awe. If you have decided to shift from the iPhone to Samsung, we welcome you with open arms. However, if you are new to android, you must be wondering how can you move your contacts, messages, photo and other data from your iPhone to your brand new Samsung. You need not to worry about it, we will provide you a step by step guide that you help you transfer all your data.
Data From IPhone To Samsung Galaxy S8
Although there are a number of ways through which you can transfer data, but Samsung does make some really handy and useful smart switch apps that would make this entire process easy and effective. With Smart Switch you can transfer data either using a wire or through a wireless connection. We recommend that you do it through a wireless connection provided you have backed up all your data on your iCloud account.
Transfer of data using Wireless connection:
The first thing that you need to do is backup your iPhone on iCloud.
Open the smart Switch App on your Samsung Galaxy S8. Another way is that you to go Setting>Cloud and accounts>Smart Switch
Smart Switch App.
Let’s learn how to operate the Samsung Galaxy S8 Smart Switch App
Smart Switch in the Setting Menu: You need to choose wireless as the medium for transferring your data. Then you need to select iOS as the type of the device.
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Ways of Transfer:
Once you have selected iOS as your previous device, the next step is to put in your Apple ID and password for the iCloud account. Once you fill in the credentials, the Samsung would be able to access your data saved at iCloud.
Login in with your iCloud:
Once you have logged in, you need to select the type of data that you want to transfer from your iPhone. The data options includes..
Select start and the transfer will begin.
Transferring Data using Wired Connection:
As you know the other way of transferring data from your iPhone to your Samsung Galaxy S8 is via wired connection.
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Connect your iPhone to your Samsung Galaxy S8 using a USB connector that comes with the phone.
Wait for S8 to sync with and read the available files on your iPhone. Now you can select the type of content that you want to transfer, once done. Press the start button to begin the transfer
After the data is transferred, all you have to do is disconnect both devices.