6 Ways | How to Transfer Movies from Android to iPhone

Need to transfer movies from Android to iPhone? You may need this guide to know how to transfer movies from Android to iPhone with or without USB connection.

Demi by Demi Updated December 14, 2023
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Transferring videos from an Android phone to an iPhone can be essential when switch from Android to iPhone or sharing specific moments with friends and family. In this guide, we will go over six different methods for how to transfer movies from Android to iPhone.

We have you covered whether you prefer a cable or a wireless connection. Let’s get started.

Part 1. How to transfer movies from Android to iPhone with USB

A physical connection promises a stable and fast transfer process. You can temporarily copy and paste movies to computer, and transfer movies to iPhone using iTunes or FoneTool. You are also given a choice to sync Android movies to iPhone using iCloud.

Way 1. Using iTunes

While iTunes is an old-fashioned method, it may still be used to transfer movies from Android to iPhone. It does, however, entail multiple processes and might be time-consuming. If you wonder how to transfer movies from Android to iPhone using iTunes, proceed as follows:

Step 1. Connect your Samsung phone to computer with USB > Locate your Samsung phone by going to This PC\Portable Devices\Internal Storage\DCIM.

Step 2. Export wanted movies from Android phone to a local folder on computer.

Step 3. Launch iTunes > Click Files > Choose Add File/Folder to Library... > Add the saved movies to the iTunes library.

add files to library

Step 4. Connect your iPhone to computer with USB > Tap the phone icon in iTunes > Click Movies > Tick Sync Movies > Select the videos you want to sync and hit Apply.

sync videos

Way 2. Using iCloud

Apple’s official cloud service, iCloud offers 5 GB of free storage space for syncing files across Apple devices. As long as you have enough iCloud space, you can upload Android movies to iCloud, and download them to your iPhone. Here are how to transfer movies from Android phone to iPhone using iCloud.

Upload Android movies to iCloud
Step 1. Connect your Android phone to your computer and transfer the files by dragging and dropping them into a folder on your computer. Once the transfer is complete, disconnect your Android phone.

Step 2. On your computer, visit iCloud.com and sign in using your Apple ID.

Step 3. Go to iCloud Drive and upload your videos to iCloud.

iCloud site

Download movies to iPhone
Step 1. On your iPhone, ensure that it is connected to the internet.

Step 2. On your iPhone, go to Settings > Tap [your name] iCloud Photos > Select Download and Keep Originals.

download and keep originals

Part 2. How to transfer movies from Android to iPhone wirelessly

Wirelessly transferring movies from an Android device to an iPhone eliminates the need for cables. This convenient method allows you to seamlessly transfer videos from Android to iPhone without the hassle of physical connections. It offers a convenient and efficient solution for transferring your movies effortlessly.

Way 3. Using FoneTool

 FoneTool app for iOS and Android, a Bluetooth-like tool, presents a notable advantage by enabling the simultaneous transfer of a substantial number of files between Android and iPhone devices. With its wireless transfer feature, you can seamlessly transfer videos, photos, music, contacts, and various other file types. The best part is that this process does not necessitate a Wi-Fi network connection and does not consume your data allowance.

How to transfer movies from Android to iPhone using FoneTool app
Step 1. Download FoneTool for Android and FoneTool for iPhone on your app store.

Step 2. Open FoneTool on Android phone and iPhone and allow the tool to use WLAN. (No need to connect to a Wi-Fi, just need to turn on the Wi-Fi option.)

Step 3. On your Android phone, go to Connect Device > Tap Connect to iOS and scan the QR code using your iPhone to connect two devices.

connect to ios

Step 4. On your Android phone, Go to File Transfer > Click Videos and choose the files you’d like to airdrop to iPhone > Click Send to make it.

tap send video

Step 5. On your iPhone, tap Confirm to receive Android video. The transferred videos will be saved in the "Received Videos" folder in FoneTool. You can go the the folder to browse them.

If you are worried that the wireless solution will slow down the video transfer speed, you can also try the desktop versions of FoneTool, which offers powerful transfer functions as well as backup services for iOS devices.

Way 4. Via Google Drive

Google Drive is a well-known data storage platform that supports various file types such as photos, videos, contacts, documents, sheets, presentations, and more. It provides users with 15 GB of free storage space. By utilizing your Google account, you can effortlessly upload a wide range of files to Drive, making them accessible on your iPhone. Here are how to send movies from Android to iPhone:

Step 1. Install Google Drive on Android phone and iPhone.

Step 2. Open or select the desired movies on your Android device and tap on the "Share" option.

Step 3. Choose Google Drive from the available sharing options and wait for the movie to upload.

Step 4. Now, on the iPhone, launch the Google Drive app and log into the same account.

Step 5. Locate the uploaded movies in the "Quick Access" or equivalent section > Download movies on iPhone.

send video

Way 5. Via SHAREit

For seamless wireless transfer of videos and files between Android and iPhone devices, SHAREit provides a convenient and swift solution. Leveraging a Wi-Fi network, SHAREit achieves considerably faster transfer speeds in comparison to conventional methods like Bluetooth. To transfer movies from Android to iPhone using SHAREit, simply follow these steps:

Step 1. Download SHAREit for Android and for iPhone, and open it on both Android device and iPhone.

Step 2. On your Android device, tap Send > Select the movies you want to transfer and tap SEND.

Step 3. Tap CONNECT TO iOS/WP when you be given a blue screen on Android device, then a mobile hotspot name and password will show up.

shareit transfer android

Step 4. Finally, on your iPhone, connect to the hotspot > Open SHAREit and tap Receive.

Way 6. Via Email

When you only need to transfer one or two movies from an Android device to an iPhone, using email is a simple and straightforward method. You can send Android movies to iPhone via email by following steps below.

Step 1. Open the email app on your Android phone and select "New Message" to compose a new email.

Step 2. Address the email to your own email address or the recipient's email address, depending on where you want to send the photos.

Step 3. In the email composition window, locate and tap on the "Paperclip" icon or the attachment option.

Step 4. Browse through your Android device's storage and select the wanted movies to attach to the email.

Step 5. Once you have attached all the movies, tap "Send" to transfer the movies from your Android device to the designated email address.

send via email

Step 6. On your iPhone, open your preferred email app and access the email you sent from your Android device. Tap on the email to open it and view and save the attached movies.


That’s all for how to transfer movies from Android to iPhone with or without USB in 6 methods. The 6 cloud services or data transfer apps can all assist you in successfully import movies from Android phone to iPhone.

It's always a good idea to explore different options and choose the one that best suits your needs and preferences. Sharing helpful guides with others is a great way to support the community. If you have any more questions or need further assistance, feel free to ask.



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