How to Transfer Data from Android to iPhone 14/15: 6 Ways

Want to know how to transfer data from Android to iPhone 14/15 (Plus) / Pro (Max) ? This guide will show you all the effective methods that can help you finish the data transfer data process during or after setup.


By Kathy / Updated on December 15, 2023

Share this: instagram reddit

There is no doubt that the iPhone 15 is the best Apple phone ever. For long-time Android users who want to give the iPhone a try, it's a good opportunity to start the journey with the brand-new iPhone 15. While iOS is not as flexible as Android, it is easy to operate. However, since they are two different systems, you may be confused about the data transfer from Android to iPhone.

Transfer Data from Android to iPhone 14

Well, in fact, there are several ways that can help you copy data from Android to iPhone 14/15. Depending on your situation, you can choose to do the data transfer during or after the setup process. Moreover, different methods will help you transfer different types of data. Let’s start to see the ways.

Part 1. How to transfer data from Android to iPhone 14/15 during setup

If you haven't set up your iPhone, or if there is no important data on it, then you can choose to migrate data from Android to iPhone 14/15 via Move to iOS app. It was developed by Apple to help users transfer contacts, messages, WhatsApp messages and media, camera roll photos and videos, mail accounts, calendars, web bookmarks from Android to Apple device.

Preparation and Attention

● Ensure that your Android runs Android 4.0 or later.
● Download Move to iOS app from Google Play Store.
● Turn on Wi-Fi on Android phone.
● Make sure your Android phone and iPhone have enough power.
● If you want to transfer Chrome bookmarks, please update Chrome to the latest version on Android phone.
● If you have already set up iPhone, please go to Settings > General > Transfer or Reset iPhone and choose Erase All Content and Settings to restart. Or you may learn how to transfer data from Android to iPhone 15/14 after setup.

Steps to copy data from Android to iPhone 14/15 via Move to iOS

1. Set up iPhone 15/14 until you see the App & Data screen > Choose Move Data from Android option.

2. On your Android phone: Open Move to iOS app > Tap Continue > Read the terms and conditions that appear and tap Agree.

3. On your iPhone 14/15: Tap Continue on the Move from Android screen > Wait for a ten-digit or six-digit code to appear.

4. On your Android phone: Enter the code that appears on iPhone.

5. Your iPhone 14/15 will create a temporary Wi-Fi network, tap Continue on Android phone to join the network.

6. Wait for the Transfer Data screen to appear > Choose the content you want to transfer and tap Continue to transfer data from Android to iPhone 14/15.

Transferring from Android

7. Place two devices near each other until the transfer completes.

8. When you see the loading bar finishes on iPhone 14/15, tap Done on Android phone > tap Continue on iPhone and follow the onscreen steps to complete the setup process.

Part 2. How to transfer data from Android to iPhone 14/15 after setup

If you have already set up your iPhone, you can try the following methods to transfer data from Android to iPhone 14/15 manually.

1. Transfer contacts from Android to iPhone 14/15 via SIM card

Apple allows you to copy contacts from the SIM card to your iPhone. If your SIM card can be inserted into the iPhone, then you can easily transfer contacts from Android to iPhone.

  • On your Android phone: Go to the Contacts app > Tap the gear icon or three dots menu > Tap Import/Export contacts > Choose the contacts you want to transfer to iPhone > Choose Export to SIM card option.
  • On your iPhone 14/15: Insert the SIM card > Go to Settings > Tap Contacts >Tap Import SIM Contacts to make it.

Import SIM Contacts

Note: The iPhone 14/15 in the USA has removed the SIM card slot and replaced the SIM with an eSIM. eSIM turns the pluggable physical SIM card into a virtual SIM card, which is directly embedded in the device chip. That's to say, you can not use SIM card to import contacts to your iPhone 14/15. Please use other methods to make it.

2. Airdrop files from Android to iPhone 14/15 with mobile app

You can use AirDrop-like apps like the mobile app of FoneTool for Android to transfer data from Android to iPhone 15/14 after setup manually. It can help you transfer photos, videos, music, contacts and more.

It doesn't require any WiFi connection or consume cellular data. And it works well with all iOS devices, including iPhone 4 to iPhone 15, iPhone SE, iPad 8/Air 4, and also supports the latest iOS 17/Android 14.

Now you can scan the code below to download FoneTool on your iPhone and click the button to download it on your Android device. 

download code

Step 1. Launch FoneTool on both your iPhone and Android, then allow the application to use WLAN. (Just turn on the Wi-Fi option, it doesn't require any Wi-Fi connection.)

Step 2. Create a connection

On your Android device: Go to Connect Device > Choose Connect to iOS to get the connection code.

On your iPhone: Go to Connect Device > Choose Connect to Android and use your iPhone to scan the code showing on Android > Tap Join to connect.

connect to ios

Step 3. Select File Transfer on your source Android device > Choose files you want to move > Click Send to begin > Tap Confirm on your iPhone to receive them.


After the process, you can find all moved files within the Transfer Records.

3. Add contacts/songs/photos/videos from Android to iPhone 14/15 on PC

If you want to know how to transfer data from Android to iPhone 14/15 with a USB cable. In this case, you can rely on the FoneTool for Windows to help you to easily transfer contacts, songs, photos and videos.

FoneTool is a professional iPhone data backup & transfer tool for Windows users. The tool allows you to transfer data between computer and iPhone, so you can first export Android data to computer and then use the tool to add data to new iPhone 14/15.

  • Export contacts, songs, photos or videos from Android phone to computer.
  • Download FoneTool and launch it.
Download Freeware Win 11/10/8.1/8/7
Secure Download
  • Connect iPhone 14/15 to computer via the USB cable.
  • Choose Phone Transfer. Go to PC to iPhone and click Get Started.

Transfer to iPhone

  • Click the plus icon to browse the computer and choose the files exported from the Android phone.

Choose Files

  • Finally, click Start Transfer to add data to the new iPhone 14/15.

    Transfer to iPhone 14

4. Import contacts/calendars from Android to iPhone 14/15 via Google Gmail

Another way to move data from Android to iPhone 14/15 manually is to use email sync. First sync contacts and calendars from Android to Google, and then turn on the sync option on iPhone 14/15 to let them appear on device.

  • On your Android Phone: Go to Settings > Tap Account & Sync > Choose your Gmail account > Tap Sync Contacts/Mail/Calendars > Tap Sync Now.
  • On your new iPhone 14/15: Go to Settings > Mail > Accounts > Tap Add Accounts > Choose Google > Enter the required information to add your Gmail account and tap Next > Tap Save when your account is verified > Turn on Mail, Contacts, and Calendars sync option.

    Sync Data with Gmail

5. Move data from Android to iPhone 14/15 via cloud storage services

You can also take advantage of cloud storage services to transfer data from Android to iPhone 14/15 manually. This way is recommended if you want to transfer documents like TXT, DOC, PPT, PDF or if you want to transfer a small number of photos or videos.

  • On your Android phone: Download Google Drive, Dropbox or OneDrive > Log in to your account > Upload files to it.
  • On your iPhone 14/15: Download the app and log in > Find the files you need and save them to device.

Transfer Data from Cloud Storage Services


Final words

That’s all about how to transfer data from Android to iPhone 14/15. Move to iOS app can help you automatically transfer data to new iPhone 14/15 during setup. If you want to transfer data from Android to iPhone 14/15 manually, you can take advantage of FoneTool, Google Gmail, or cloud storage services to achieve the goal. 

PS: As mentioned before, FoneTool also supports data backup. To prevent data loss, you can let the tool help you back up all iPhone content or only important files. Learn more from this How to back up iPhone 15 to PC guide.