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How to Restore Backup from Android to iPhone

Athryn Mitchell

Mobile phone analyst, Editor-in-Chief of TransPhone. Find more on her Fackbook or Google+.

iPhone is planning to launch iPhone 5SE and iPhone 7 in the near feature. The upgrading features of the devices will bring a considerable quantity of new iPhone users from Android. So the market demand of transferring Android data to iPhone will be growing. However, what if you need to sell your Android phone to second-hand phone market before you get the new iPhone? Can you back up Android data first? Of course, you can. What you need is Phone Transfer.

Phone Transfer is not only a useful cross-platform data manager that allows you to transfer data directly between iPhone and Android, Blackberry, Symbian and Windows Phone, it is also good at restoring backup to your device even if your old device is not with you. In this case, you just need to use the "Back Up Your Phone" function and backup Android to PC with Phone Transfer. Then, use the "Restore from Backups" option to restore Android backup to iPhone.
Phone Transfer - transfer Android data to iPhone through backup

No matter it is Samsung, HTC, Sony, LG, Motorola or other Android phone/tablet that you are using, you can finish the process with these two simple parts.

Part 1. Backup Android Data to PC with Phone Transfer
Part 2. Restore Android Data from Backup to iPhone

Part 1.Backup Android Data to PC with Phone Transfer

Step 1 Prepare for Phone Transfer
Get Phone Transfer and install it on your computer. There are both Win and Mac version provided. You can get the compatible one for your computer. Then choose "Back Up Your Phone" when you see the main interface as below.
Transfer Android Data to iPhone
Step 2 Connect Android to PC via USB Cable
When everything is ready, you will be asked to use the USB cable to pair your Android devices and the computer. Choose all the data types you want and hit on "Start Copy".
Backup Android and Restore to iPhone

Part 2. Restore Android Data from Backup to iPhone

Step 1 Choose "Restore from Backup"
When you want to restore Android backed up data, you just need to go back to the main interface of Phone Transfer. Choose the green option, "Restore from Backups" and choose "MobileTrans" when more options are provided.
Restore iPhone from Android Backup
Note: If you use Samsung Kies to backup your Samsung Galaxy S7/S6 Edge+/S5, and more, you can choose "Kies", by such analogy.

Step 2 Choose Backup File and Connect iPhone to PC
Then, as you can see in the interface below, all the backup files will be shown on the left panel. Just tick the box next to the backup file you want and connect your iPhone to the computer. Tick the files you want to restore and hit on "Start Copy".
Backup and Restore Android to iPhone
Note: In the middle of interface, there are supported data types. The software will read your backup file automatically and displayed the data in it for you.

That's the whole process to back up Android and restore Android backup to iPhone. There are more functions we didn't mention in the article: "Phone to Phone Transfer" to transfer Android data to iPhone directly and "Erase Your Old Phone". You can download Phone Transfer on your computer and try it on your own. To make it clearer, to restore Android data to iPhone through backup is the ideal solution for those who have backed up their Android but don't have their Android with them when they want to restore.

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