How to Get Move to iOS Code during or after Setup

Are you confused about how does Move to iOS app work and how to get Move to iOS code on iPhone? Find a way in this post! You can also use the professional tool to selectively or fully back up iPhone data.

Kathy by Kathy Updated September 27, 2023
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What is Move to iOS?

The "Move to iOS" app is a mobile application developed by Apple Inc and is designed for users who need to switch from Android to iPhone. It can help move various types of data, including contacts, messages, photos, videos, web bookmarks, mail accounts, and calendars from Android devices to new iOS devices.

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How to get Move to iOS code on iPhone during the transfer

Here are some things you need to know before the process.

enlightenedThe Move to iOS app relies on a stable Wi-Fi connection for data transfer. Ensure that your Wi-Fi connection is strong and stable.
enlightenedMove to iOS is compatible with iPhones running iOS 9 and above, as well as Android devices with Android 4.0 and above.
enlightenedMove to iOS only supports transferring data from Android to iPhone, not the other way around.

Now you can learn how Move to iOS works and how to find code for Move to iOS during the process.

Step 1. Activate your new iPhone and position it close to your Android device. Follow the step-by-step setup instructions displayed on your Apple device. When you reach the Quick Start screen, select the Set Up Manually option to continue.

Step 2. Locate the Apps & Data screen and select Move Data from Android.

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Step 3. On your Android device, launch the Move to iOS app. Click Continue and review the displayed terms and conditions. To proceed, tap on Agree.

Note: If you don't have the Move to iOS app, you can tap the QR code icon on your new iPhone, then use your Android device's camera to scan the QR code, which will open the Google Play Store to download it.

Step 4. Tap Continue on your iPhone when you see the Move from Android screen. Then, wait for either a ten-digit or six-digit code to be generated. If your Android device displays a warning about a weak internet connection, you can disregard it.

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Step 5. Now you can enter the code on your Android device. Then your iOS device will establish a temporary Wi-Fi network > Select Connect to join this network using your Android device > Wait for the Transfer Data screen to become visible.

Step 6. On your Android device, pick the content you wish to transfer and tap Continue. Then don’t use either of your devices and wait for the completion of the loading bar on your iOS device.

Note: Ensure that both devices remain in proximity and connected to a power source throughout the transfer, as the duration can vary depending on the volume of content being moved.

After that, you can tap Done on your Android device and select Continue on your iOS device to complete the setup for your iPhone.

How to get Move to iOS code after setup

The Move to iOS app only supports the transfer of data from an Android device to a new or reset iPhone. Therefore, if you wish to get Move to iOS code after setup, you have to factory reset your iPhone to make it.

You can go to Settings app > Choose General > Choose Transfer or Reset iPhone > Select Erase All Content and Settings to erase all iPhone data.

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Further Reading: How to backup iPhone after the  data transfer

After the data transfer, it’s advisable to back up all your iPhone data to avoid data loss. Then FoneTool can be your most ideal choice to accomplish the action.

blushSelectively or Full Backup: You can not only fully back up iPhone like iTunes/iCloud but also preview and selectively back up photos, videos, music, contacts and messages on PC.
blushNo Apple ID Limitation: You can easily back up or transfer iPhone data to iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch between different Apple IDs.
blushFree up iPhone Storage: FoneTool allows you to easily delete private data or erase iPhone in one click. So you can easily delete Safari data when clear Safari history greyed out.
blushExtensive Compatibility: FoneTool supports various iPhone models, including iPhone 4 to the iPhone 14/15, iPad and iPod Touch, as well as the latest iOS 16/17.

Now you can download it on your computer to learn how to back up iPhone data to PC.

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Step 1. Launch FoneTool on your Windows PC > Connect your iPhone to the PC with a USB cable > Go to Phone Backup > Full Backup > Click Get Started.

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Step 2. Check Enable Backup Encryption if you need > Choose a storage path to store your backup on the PC > Click Start Backup to begin the task.

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If you need to restore your iPhone backup, you can go to Backup History and click the Restore dot to get it.

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This full guide tells you how Move to iOS app works and how to get Move to iOS code during or after setup. You can follow the steps to finish the Android-to-iPhone transfer. If you need, you can also back up all iPhone data after the moving process to avoid data loss.

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