How to Transfer iCloud to Android Phone/Tablet [2 Solutions]

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Summary: What to do if you want to transfer iCloud data to Android? This article will introduce you different solutions to restore iCloud backup files to Android phone or tablet with ease. Let's see how to make it.

For most of iOS users who have iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, they used to sync and store important data to iCloud or iTunes for backup or better sharing. However, here comes a problem, what to do if they want to transfer iCloud data to Android device when they switch from iOS to Android phone/tablet or the iOS device is lost? Since Apple's operating system is closed and iCloud only works for iDevices but not Android devices, iCloud doesn't support to connect with Android devices or directly transfer data from iCloud to Android devices. Luckily, where there is a problem, there is a solution. This article will show you some effective ways to export iCloud data to Android phone or tablet without hassle.

iCloud to Android Transfer - Your Best Tool to Transfer iCloud Files to Android

To break the boundaries between iOS and Android and transfer iCloud data to Android phone or tablet, the iCloud to Android Transfer (Windows/Mac) is your best choice to realize it. With it, you can directly restore iCloud backup files to Android phone or tablets without any restrictions, including iCloud photos, iCloud contacts, iCloud messages, iCloud calendars, iCloud call logs and more. Before soon, you can access, view and manage the restored iCloud backup files directly on your Android device.

Actually, the iCloud to Android Transfer is an all-around data transfer tool to transfer files from one phone to another. You can not only transfer iCloud files to Android, you can also restore backup files from iCloud/iTunes/Kies/OneDrive/BlackBerry backup to any Android/iOS/WinPhone devices with no restrictions. Also you can transfer data between any two device running iOS, Android, BlackBerry and WinPhone OS, which means that you can transfer data from iOS to Android, from Android to Android, from WinPhone to Android, from iOS to iOS, from Android to iOS, from WinPhone to iOS, from WinPhone to WinPhone, from Android to WinPhone, from iOS to WinPhone.

Besides, it is fully compatible with almost all Android, iOS and WinPhone devices. For Android devices, it supports Samsung, HTC, LG, Sony, Huawei, ZTE, Meizu, Motorola, OPPO and etc. For Samsung devices, it works for Samsung Galaxy S9+/S9/S8+/S8/S7/S6/S5/S4, Samsung Galaxy Note 8/Note 7/Note 6/Note 5/Note 4, Samsung J3/J3 Pro, Samsung Galaxy A9/A8/A7/A5 and etc. For iOS devices, it works for iPhone X/8 Plus/8/7 Plus/7/6s Plus/6s/6 Plus/6/5S/SE, iPad Pro, the new iPad, iPad Air, iPad 2/1, iPad mini, iPad with Retina display,iPod touch/Shuffle/Nano/Classic and etc.

Now, why not download the free trail of the program on your computer and have a try? Both Windows version and Mac version are available, please choose the right version to download on your computer.

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Solution 1. 1-Click to Export iCloud Backup to Android via iCloud to Android Transfer

It is quite easy to sync iCloud backup files to Android phone as long as you have the iCloud to Android Transfer at hand. This part will show you the detailed instructions to perform the iCloud to Android Transfer program to copy data from iCloud backup to Android phone or tablet. Now, let's get started together. (Note: This tutorial takes Windows version of the program for example, Mac users can also refer to the steps as below to complete the steps.)

Step 1. Have the program detect your device and choose the related mode.

First of all, please download, install and launch the iCloud to Android Transfer program on your computer. Then please connect your Android device to computer via a USB cable to make the program recognize your device, and click "Restore from Backup" > "iCloud" options from the main interface to move on.

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Step 2. Sign into iCloud to access iCloud backup files.

After that, you are required to log in to your iCloud account by entering your Apple ID and password, just enter your info on the left panel. And make sure there is a "Connected" notification under your Android phone on the program, if not, please replug your Android device from the computer to reconnect it.

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Step 3. Select iCloud backup file and iCloud contents to start transferring to Android device.

After logging into your iCloud account, you might see a list of iCloud backup files on the left panel, please choose one iCloud backup file that contains the files you need. Then check the contents you need from the middle panel, such as contacts, messages, call logs, calendars and photos, and click "Start Transfer" button to start to import iCloud files to Android device immediately.

Note: Please be noted that don't disconnect your Android device during the transferring process. When the whole process is completed, you might disconnect your device and check iCloud backup files on your Android device freely.

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Solution 2. Move Data from iCloud to Android Using Smart Switch

In addition to the all-in-one iCloud to Android Transfer program, of course there are some other programs to help you transfer data from phone to phone, the Smart Switch app is one of them. Even though this app is not that multifunctional like iCloud to Android Transfer, it also allows you to restore iCloud backup to Android, such as photos, contacts, text messages, videos, music and etc. If needed, you can have a look at the instructions as below.

Here's how:

Step 1. Connect your Android phone to Wi-Fi network, then download and install Smart Switch app on your Android device from Google Play Store.

Step 2. Launch the app on your Android device and select "iOS device" under the "Select your old device" prompt, and tap "START" button to move on.

Step 3. On the next screen, please choose "IMPORT FROM iCloud" option, which allows you to import iCloud files to your Android device.

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Step 4. Next, please enter your Apple ID & password and tap "SIGN IN" button to enter your iCloud account.

Step 5. Once you logged in your iCloud account, you might see your iCloud files on the next screen of "Basic information". Simply check the contents you need here, such as Contacts, Calendar, Memo, App list, Call logs, Bookmarks and etc., and tap "IMPORT" button to start exporting files from iCloud to Android device immediately.

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Step 6. Then you might see how the importing process goes on, and the speed of transferring might depend on the size of your iCloud files and network condition. When the whole process is completed, you can see the iCloud files you have imported on your Android phone freely.

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