2 Ways to Transfer Photos from iTunes to Samsung Phones

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"I used to sync my iPhone to iTunes for backup, but now my iPhone 7 Plus is lost and I bought a new Samsung Galaxy S9. But Samsung can not sync with iTunes, and I want to get my photos back from iTunes. Is there any way to transfer photos from iTunes to Samsung phone? Thanks in advance!"

1. Tutorial to Export Photos from iTunes Backup to Samsung Galaxy S/Note/J/A
2. Extra Bonus: How to Sync iTunes Pictures to Samsung via USB Cable

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iTunes provides a great backup solution for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users, so that Apple users can sync photos, videos, music, contacts and etc. from iDevice to iTunes Library for backup. However, logically speaking, since iTunes serves only for Apple users, it is not supposed to be able to work with Android device like Samsung phone. And iTunes will not detect your Samsung phone if you directly connect Samsung device to computer and launch iTunes on PC or Mac, hoping iTunes will automatically recognize your Android device like Apple device.

Therefore, in order to meet the needs of people who want to transfer data between different operating system, this all-in-round iTunes to Samsung Photo Transfer - Samsung Data Transfer (Windows/Mac) program is born at the right moment.

What Can Samsung Data Transfer Do for You?

This Samsung Data Transfer, which can be also regarded as iTunes to Samsung Photo Transfer, allows you to directly sync iTunes photos to Samsung device with one click, including 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. Besides pictures on iTunes Library, you can also export contacts, text messages, call logs, calendars, music, videos, apps, app data and etc. from iTunes Library to Samsung.

What's more, this Phone Transfer can not only enables you to transfer data from iTunes to Android, but also allows you to transfer files among different operating systems, such as iOS, Android, Symbian, Blackberry, Nokia, Google and etc. to meet the requirements of different users. So you can easily transfer photos from iPhone/iPad/iPod to Samsung, transfer pictures from Samsung to iOS device like iPhone/iPad/iPod, sync images from iTunes or iCloud to Android device like Samsung, HTC, Sony, Huawei, LG, ZTE, Motorola and etc. (Need more information, please visit the official website.)

Now, please hit the below icon to download the powerful program in Windows or Mac version on your computer and begin the whole process to export images from iTunes Library to Samsung device.

Tutorial to Export Photos from iTunes Backup to Samsung Galaxy S/Note/J/A

Step 1. Run the program and select the desired mode

After installation, please launch the program on your computer and select "Restore from Backup" tab in the main interface. Then choose the backup file type you need, i.e. "iTunes" option from the new window to move on.
run itunes to samsung photo transfer

Step 2. Connect Samsung phone to computer

Use a USB cable to link your Samsung phone to computer and make your phone recognized by the program. Then you might see a list of iTunes backup files on the left side. Choose the desired iTunes backup file as you like according to the name and time.
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Step 3. Select desired files to transfer

After choosing the iTunes backup files that contains the contents you want, please tick off the file types you want to transfer from iTunes to Samsung in the middle panel, such as "Photos" or other file types you want, and then click "Start Transfer" button to sync or transfer photos from iTunes to Samsung phone immediately.
select photos from itunes to samsung to transfer

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Extra Bonus: How to Sync iTunes Pictures to Samsung via USB Cable

To be honest, the iTunes backup files you have synced your iPhone/iPad/iPod can be found manually on your computer. And the default iTunes backup files are stored on C: Drive on your computer, either Windows PC or Macbook. But sometimes you might have changed the location of iTunes backup files, which depends on you. As long as you can find out your iTunes backup files on your computer, you can connect your Samsung to computer and then transfer the photos from iTunes to Samsung phone as easy as possible.

Note: This method only works when you can find out the iTunes backup files on your computer, and you need to use the computer that you have synced your iOS device to iTunes before.

Step 1. Find out iTunes backup files on your computer.

If you haven't changed the location of the iTunes backup files, you can locate your iTunes backup files by going to Local Disk (C:) > Roaming > Apple Computer > MobileSync > Backup to get access your iTunes backup files on Windows computer.

If you have changed the location of iTunes backup files, please type "Backup" on the Search bar and press Enter key on your computer to search for your iTunes backup on your computer.
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Step 2. Link Samsung phone to computer with a USB cable

Then please use a USB cord to connect your Samsung phone to computer, making computer detect your device.
select photos from itunes backup to transfer to samsung

Step 3. Select photos from iTunes backup to transfer to Samsung

Finally, please open the iTunes backup file folder to find out the photos you want, and use Ctrl + C to copy them, and then Ctrl + V to paste them on the file folder of your Samsung phone.

If you want to better manage and transfer data between iTunes and Samsung, like photos, videos, music and etc., it is strongly recommenced to use the Samsung Data Transfer instead. Why not have a try of the free transfer tool now?

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