[4 Free Ways] How to Finish Huawei to iPhone Transfer

Which app will be the most useful way when you need to transfer data from Huawei to iPhone? All free tools are written here for you to make it, regardless of whether you've set up your iPhone or not.

Kathy by Kathy Updated December 25, 2023
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When changing from Huawei device to iPhone, or you need to share data on Huawei to iPhone, how to easily finish the process might be a challenge. But don't worry, this article will provide you with 4 methods to transfer data between Huawei and iPhone, whether or not you've set up your iPhone.

How to finish Huawei to iPhone transfer during setup

Move to iOS is designed to facilitate the transition from an Android device to a new iOS device. It only transfers camera roll data, contacts, messages, bookmarks, and Google accounts. As a result, you might experience data loss for other crucial information.

If you need other better Huawei to iPhone transfer apps to move photos, videos, music without any data loss, you can skip to the next part to find answers. Now you can learn how to use Move to iOS from the detailed steps.

Step 1. Launch the Google Play Store and install the Move to iOS app on your Huawei. Set up your new iPhone until you see the App & Data screen > Choose Move Data from Android option.

Note: If you have already set up your iPhone, you can go to Settings > General > Transfer or Reset iPhone > Choose Erase All Content and Settings to reset your iPhone or go to the next part and use other ways to move data after setup.

Step 2. On your Huawei device: Launch the Move to iOS app > Click Continue > Read the instructions appearing on the screen and tap Agree.

Step 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.

Step 4. On your Huawei: Key in the code that shows on your iPhone.

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

Step 6. Wait for the Transfer Data screen to appear > Choose the data you want to move and tap Continue to export data from Huawei to iPhone 14/15.

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Step 7. Put both devices near each other until the transfer process completes.

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

How to move data from Huawei to iPhone after setup

For iPhone users who need to move data from Huawei to iPhone after setup, there are 3 ways for you to make it. And Option 1 may be the best tool to airdrop data from Huawei to iPhone.

Option 1. The best wireless way to transfer data from Huawei to iPhone

FoneTool for Android offers a convenient wireless way to help you easily airdrop data from various Android device to iOS devices including Huawei, Samsung, Pixel, OnePlus, iPhone 4 to iPhone 15, iPad and iPod Touch, as well as the latest iOS 17/Android 14.

Tip: With its wide compatibility, you can also transfer data from Huawei to Samsung.

This handy app doesn’t require any Wi-Fi connection or consume any cellular data. All moved files can be found within the Transfer Records. Now you can click the button to download it on your Huawei and go to this page to get it for your iPhone.

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Step 1. Launch FoneTool on both your devices > Allow the app to use WLAN. (Just enable the option, don’t need to connect to Wi-Fi.)

Step 2. Establish a connection

On your Huawei: Launch FoneTool > Go to Connect Device > Choose Connect to iOS to get the connection code.

On your iPhone: Open FoneTool > Go to Connect Device > Choose Connect to Android > Use your iPhone to scan the code showing on Huawei > Tap Join on iPhone to create a connection.

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Step 3. Go to File Transfer on Huawei > Choose files you need to airdrop > Click Send to continue > Tap Confirm on your iPhone to receive the files.

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Then you can easily finish the Huawei to iPhone contacts/photos/files transfer.

Note: If you need to transfer WhatsApp from Huawei to iPhone free, you can also save your WhatsApp files on Huawei to the local storage, and use the steps above the finish the WhatsApp data transfer.

Option 2. Transfer from Huawei to iPhone via USB cable

Except for the mobile app, FoneTool also offers a Windows app to help you export Huawei data to iPhone on PC via USB cable. You need to move data from Huawei to PC first, then FoneTool’s fast transfer speed and wide compatibility allow you to efficiently transfer data from PC to various iPhone models.

Step 1. Connect your Huawei device to computer > Drag the targeted data to your PC.

Note: If the Huawei USB file transfer fails, find answers in this guide: Fix Android USB File Transfer Not Working Windows 10/11

Step 2. Download, install and launch FoneTool on your computer > Connect your iPhone to your PC with a reliable USB cable.

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Step 3. Launch FoneTool > Go to Phone Transfer > Choose PC to iPhone > Click Get Started to continue.

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Step 4. Select the icon you need > Drag the data on your PC to the box.

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Step 5. Once all data is selected, you can click Start Transfer to begin the task. And the Huawei to iPhone transfer will be finished.

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Tip: With this app, you can also complete iPhone-to-iPhone data transfer when your new iPhone data transfer cancelled.

Option 3. Finish data transfer from Huawei to iPhone using Google Sync

Apart from the 3 methods mentioned above, you can also synchronize data through your Google account to complete the transfer. This method allows the synchronization of emails, contacts, and calendars from your Huawei device to the iPhone.

On your Android phone:

Go to the Settings app > Choose your Gmail account > Click on the Sync Contacts/Mail/Calendars option > Tap on Sync Now to begin the process and all selected data will be synced.

On your iPhone or iPad:

Launch the Settings app > Click Mail, Contacts, Calendars (or tap Passwords & Accounts ) > Select Add Account > Choose Google Gmail > Key in your account info and tap Next > Enable the Mail, Contacts, and Calendars sync option to get the data.

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Now you can know how to easily finish the Huawei to iPhone transfer. For your new iPhone, you can use the Move to iOS app the export your data on Huawei. If you have set up your iPhone, you can use FoneTool’s mobile app, FoneTool’s Windows version or the Synce feature within Google to finish the process.

From the detailed steps, hope you can also regard FoneTool as the best app to transfer data from Huawei to iPhone.

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