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How to Use Move to iOS After Setup

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Gorilla updated on Aug 29, 2023 | Home > Mobile Transfer

The "Move to iOS" app is probably the best way to transfer data from your Android phone to your iPhone. However, it has one drawback. It doesn't work once you have already set up your iPhone. However, there are ways to deal with it. This article will explain how to use the Move to iOS app after setup.

Can You Use Move to iOS After Setup

The simple answer is YES. You can use the Move to iOS app after setup, but there are some conditions. The iPhone should be factory new to use Move to iOS after setup. The original iPhone data should be erased. It is the only way to use the Move to iOS app after setup.

How to Use Move to iOS After Setting iPhone

📱What to Prepare Back up your iPhone and download Move to iOS to Android phone
🔍Difficulty Moderate ●●●○○
⏱️Time Duration Around 20 minutes

Before we start the process, it's important to let you know that this method erases all the data stored on your iPhone. So, you have to back up your iPhone before applying this method. Here is the step-by-step guide on "How to use Move to iOS after Setup."

Step 1. Take your iPhone and apply the following navigation pattern: Settings > General > Reset > Erase All Content and Settings.

erase all content and settings

Step 2. This action will erase all the content from your iPhone. After this, you can set up your iPhone to use the Move to iOS app.

Step 3. While applying this method, select "Move Data from Android" when you reach the "Apps & Data" page.

Move to iOS

Step 4. After this, take your Android phone, and use the Move to iOS app from the Play Store.

Step 5. Now, tap on "Continue" on both your Android and iPhone. After this, tap "Agree" and then "Next" on your Android phone.

Step 6. On your iPhone, you'll receive a digit code. Enter this code on your Android phone and then select the data from your Android phone which you want to transfer to your iPhone.

enter one-time code on android device

Step 7. Once done with the selection, hit the "Next" button to start transferring. After completing the data transfer, tap your Android phone's "Done" button.

Three Additional Ways for iPhone-Android Transfer After Setup

Although Move to iOS is probably the simplest way to transfer data from Android to iPhone, other ways also offer smooth Android-to-iPhone data transfer. Here are the three additional ways to transfer data from Android to iPhone after setup.

Method Effectiveness Difficulty
EaseUS MobiMover High - a convenient way to transfer data between Android and iPhone.

Easy

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iTunes Moderate - an easy choice for Android users to do across-platform transfer.

Moderate

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Email Moderate - it doesn't require any software installation at all.

Easy

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1. EaseUS MobiMover

If you're looking for a convenient way to transfer data between Android and iPhone, you should consider using EaseUS MobiMover Pro. It has all the features you look for in transferring data from Android to iPhone after setup.

With MobiMover, you would be able to transfer contacts, music, videos, files, photos, WhatsApp data, etc. It's a secure desktop-based application that is not only for data transfer between Android and iPhone, but you can also use it for backup and restore purposes.

Step 1. Launch EaseUS MobiMover, choose Phone to Phone transfer mode, and connect your mobile devices to your computer. Follow the on-screen instructions to trust this computer and enable USB debugging on your Android phone. Switch your Android phone as the source device and your iPhone as the destination.

connect your device to computer

Step 2. Click Next, and EaseUS MobiMover will be downloaded to your Android. Follow the guide to turn off Find My iPhone via Settings. (You need to set MobiMover as your default SMS app temporarily when it is asked, but this software will guide you to set it back to Messages after the transfer.)

install the app to your android

Step 3. Select the files you want to transfer, and from the lower right, you can see whether you have enough space to store the transferred files.

select files

Step 4. Click Transfer to start the data transfer process from Android to iPhone. Keep your devices connected until the whole process ends.

transfer completed

2. iTunes

iTunes is a cross-platform application developed by Apple. It's also available on Microsoft Windows, which makes it an easy choice for Android users to move their data to their iPhones from other operating systems. Here's how you can use iTunes to move data from Android to iPhone with a computer.

Step 1. Download and launch iTunes on your Windows device.

Step 2. After this, connect your Android and iPhone to your computer via a USB cable or Wi-Fi connection.

connect iPhone and Android to pc

Step 3. Copy and paste the data from your Android phone to your PC.

Step 4. Now, inside the iTunes application, click the "Device" button at the top left of the iTunes window.

device button

Step 5. Select the connected iPhone, and then click "Add" to select the file you want to transfer to your iPhone from your computer.

3. Email

Transferring data via email to your iPhone is a simple and fast way. It doesn't require any software installation at all, as all the devices usually have a pre-installed mailing app. Here's how to transfer data from Android to iPhone via email.

Step 1. Open an email app on your Android phone, such as Gmail or Outlook, and tap on the "Compose" button to start a new email.

start a new email

Step 2. Enter the recipient's email address and add a "Subject" to find the email on your iPhone later with ease.

Step 3. Now, tap on the paperclip icon to attach the data from your Android phone. After attaching the data, hit the "Send" button.

send an email

Step 4. Take your iPhone and log in to an email app using the recipient address you used to send the email from your Android phone.

Step 5. You will see the same email with the data as an attachment. Download the data on your iPhone from the email attachment.

The Bottom Line

The Move to iOS is ideal for transferring data from Android to iPhone. However, the condition of working only while setting up the device or erasing all the data later on to transfer data allows other applications to take its position.

That's why people look for applications like third-party software, which allows you to transfer data from Android to iPhone without cellular data or cable connectivity.

FAQs on How to Use Move to iOS After Setup

To make everything clear for you, here's a FAQ section.

1. How long does it take to transfer data from Android to iPhone 14?

It depends upon the volume of data. The more the volume, the more time it takes to transfer data from Android to iPhone 14.

2. Can I send files from Android to iPhone via Bluetooth?

No, you can't send files from Android to iPhone via Bluetooth.

3. What should I do before switching phones?

Before switching phones, it's important to take a backup of your data. After that, it is also necessary to wipe out everything to avoid any data breach.