Transfer Content with the Move to iOS App - Android® to Apple® iPhone®

What you need:

Old and new phones
Your old and new phones
Wi-Fi connection
Wi-Fi enabled on both phones
iCloud account info
Your iCloud account info
Google account info
Your Google account info
Move to iOS app
Move to iOS app installed on both phones
Verizon account PIN
Your Verizon account PIN

You can use Move to iOS app to transfer your content from your old Android device to your new Apple iPhone.

Note Notes:

  • In order to transfer content, both devices must be in working order.
    Note If your old device is inaccessible, sign in to your account (e.g., email, Facebook®, Cloud, etc.) on your new device to see what’s available.
  • To use the Move to iOS app you must have:
    • an Android device on Android software version 4.0 or later
    • an iPhone 5 or later model that is on software version iOS 9 or a later
    • the Wi-Fi on both devices turned on
    • both devices connected to the same Wi-Fi network



Start the setup process

Plug both devices into a power source and turn them on. On your new iPhone, during the device setup process, navigate to the Apps & Data screen.
Note The 'Apps & Data' screen is only available during the iPhone device setup process.

Navigate to Apps & Data


Tap Move Data from Android

From the 'Apps & Data' screen, tap Move Data from Android.
Note Make sure the content you are moving (including what may be on the external Micro SD card) can fit onto the new iPhone.

Apps & Data screen with emphasis on Move Data from Android


Install the Move to iOS app

On your Android phone, go to the Google Play Store and:

  1. Install the Move to iOS app
  2. Approve the permissions by tapping Accept
  3. Once the app is installed tap Open
Play Store screen on Move to iOS app page


Continue with setup

On your Android device:

  1. Tap Continue.
  2. Review the Terms and Conditions then tap Agree (located lower-right).
  3. Tap Next (located upper-right).
Move to iOS app screen with emphasis on Continue


Enter the code

Enter the code from the iPhone on your Android device.

Enter security code


Tap Continue

On the iPhone device, from the 'Move from Android' screen, tap Continue.

Move from Android screen with emphasis on Continue


Enter the code

On the Android device, enter the 6 digit code that appears in the space provided.

Enter security code


Select the content to be transferred

On the Android device, from the 'Transfer Data' screen select the content to transfer then tap Next.
Note This process may take a long time depending on how much data is being transferred. Leave both devices untouched until the iPhone device shows it's finished.

Transfer Data screen with emphasis on selectable items


You're all done

After the loading bar finishes on the iPhone device;

  1. On the Android device, tap Done.
  2. On the iPhone device, tap Continue to finish the set up process.
Transfer Complete screen with emphasis on Done