iPhone to Android Apps Transfer - How to Transfer Apps from iPhone to Android?

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Apps installed in an old iPhone grows their number when you keep a phone for a period of time. Many people prefer iOS for its various choices on apps, but Android seems do better in this few years. Besides, many people fail to transfer apps from iPhone to Android, but files transfer between Android phones is more flexible.

No luck, still, there are always technical obstacles while transferring apps from iPhone to Android. It is hard to resolve this problem perfectly at present. The strategy provided below may be the best for you to move your apps to Android device.

Part 1. Transfer Apps with iPhone to Android Apps Transfer - Samsung Messages Backup + iTunes

Since lacking of a prefect one-stop strategy for transferring apps from iPhone to Android, a less-than-ideal alternative is to use Samsung Messages Backup and iTunes together. In this process, you need to backup apps from your iPhone to computer with the help of iTunes, and then restore those apps from computer to Android phone by Samsung Messages Backup. Easier than you think about, this method can finally transfer apps from iPhone to Android.

To Backup Apps from iPhone to PC:

Step 1. Download and launch iTunes on your computer. Please use the latest version of iTunes.

Step 2. Connect your iPhone to computer via a USB cable.

Step 3. When your iPhone is detected successfully, please turn to the menu bar, tap on "File" > "Devices" > "Transfer Purchases from device name", then select apps to backup to computer and paste them to a folder location.

backup apps from iphone to pc via itunes

To Restore Apps from PC to Android:

Step 1. Download and launch Samsung Messages Backup on computer. Please download the correct version for Windows/ Mac. Here are two free trial versions for Windows/ Mac:

Step 2. Connect your Android phone to computer by a USB cable/ Wi-Fi. If you want to make a connection via Wi-Fi, please make sure your Android phone is connecting to the network, then scan the QR code after you tapped on "Connect Via WiFi".

connect android phone to pc via a usb cable

Step 3. When your Android phone is detected, the program will automatically install on your phone. You can see an interface as shown below.

connect android phone to pc sucessfully

Please click "Apps" > "User Apps" > "Install". You can find out the apps backups from iPhone on your computer, and install them on your Android.

install apps from pc to android cell phone

Now you can use apps transferred from iPhone on your Android phone.

To mention about Samsung Messages Backup, it is designed for you to manage Android files, including contacts, messages, call logs, pictures, music, videos and apps.

With it, you can backup Android data to computer as mentioned above, send messages and edit contacts on computer. It also supports printing out your message conversations, contacts and call logs if need. What's more, you can backup/ restore the whole phone with only one click.

This program supports almost all Android brands with Android 2.0 to Android 8.0. The supported phones include Samsung Galaxy S9/ S8/ S7/ S6, Galaxy Note9/ Note8/ Note7, HTC U12+/ U11+/ U11/ HTC 10/ One X9/ One A9, Motorola z3/ z2 play/ e5 plus/ e5/ g6 play/ g6, LG Q7+/ Q6/ V30S+/ V30+ / G6+/ G6/ K10, SONY Xperia XZ2 Premium/ Xperia XZ2/ Xperia XZ2 Compact/ Xperia XZ1/ Xperia XZ Premium/ Xperia XA2 Ultra/ Xperia L2/ Xperia XA1 Plus and so on.

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Part 2. Transfer Other Files by iPhone to Android Transfer - Samsung Data Transfer

Not like apps transferring, you can transfers other files from iPhone to Android directly with one click, by iPhone to Android Transfer - Samsung Data Transfer help you transfer files easily. This program transfer data without any loss.

Using Samsung Data Transfer, you can transfer contacts, books, music, videos and photos from iPhone to Android easily. Functions of apps transfer from iPhone to Android devices will update in future. You only need to follow the simple guidance on the interface.

Here are two free trials versions for Windows/ Mac:

Please follow the next 4 steps to transfer apps from iPhone to Android:

Step 1. Download, install and run Samsung Data Transfer on your computer. Please select the correct version according to your computer system.

run samsung data transfer

Step 2. Connect both your iPhone and Android to computer at the same time, via USB cables. Once the devices are detected successfully, you can get an easy interface below.

connect iphone and android phone to pc at the same time

Notes: Correct two phones' positions. As shown on the following interface, on the left is a sending phone, but for the right, there is a receiving phone. So you need to put iPhone on the left, just tap on "Flip" to change their positions.

Step 4. Select what you want to transfer from the files listing. On the user-friendly interface, you can click "Start Transfer" to transfer files to Android device easily.

transfer files from iphone to android

After transfer finished, you can now check files on your new Android phone.

The program supports almost all mobile phone brands, like Samsung, HTC, Motorola, LG, Sony, Google and so on, with Android 2.1 to Android 8.0. For iDevices, it supports iPhone, iTouch, iPod and iPad with iOS 5 to iOS 12, including the newest iPhone XS/ iPhone XS Max/ iPhone XR.

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The Bottom Line:

It still has no perfect way to transfer apps from iPhone to Android effectively. A less-than-ideal alternative, to use Samsung Messages Backup and iTunes together, can finally resolve the problem. It seems the best strategy currently. Besides, Samsung Data Transfer moves non-app files with clicking only once. To use this two programs together, you can easily transfer data from iPhone to Android.

To sum up, iPhone to Android Apps Transfer - Samsung Messages Backup + iTunes is recommended for its high-quality transfer. Never worry about moving apps from your iPhone to a new Android phone. Why not have a try?

If you find a better method to transfer apps from iPhone to Android, please share with us.

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