It’s 2016 now, and you may be going to update your smartphone. A lot of new Android devices will be released this year, and you may have a plan to switch from iPhone to Android phone. Experiencing different operating system is definitely a good way to know more about the latest technologies and trends of fashion, so a new Android phone will be a smart choice.
If you are going to switch from iPhone to Android phone, you will come up with a problem of transferring data from iPhone to Android, and you will find it difficult to accomplish the transfer directly. Taking videos as an example, you will find it’s not easy as you thought. Therefore, the guidance mentioned below will give you some methods to transfer video from iPhone to Android phone.
Part 1. Transfer Video from iPhone to Android Wirelessly
If you have no computer or USB cable at hand, you can transfer video from iPhone to Android phone with Wi-Fi connection by using the Wireless Transfer App for Android and iPhone. This app can be used to transfer video from iPhone to Android devices. The only requirement is that you put all your devices under the same Wi-Fi network. With Wireless Transfer App, you also will be able to transfer photos from Android to iPhone or vice versa wirelessly, instantly and safely. Besides, Wireless Transfer App lets you move photos from one Android/iPhone device to another as well as transfer photos between Android/iPhone device and computer with ease. The following guidance will show you how to transfer videos from iPhone to Android phone wirelessly.
1. Download and install Wireless Transfer App to iPhone and Android. (iTunes Store or Google Play are both available.) Make sure both iPhone and Android are connected to the same Wi-Fi network. Then make sure Wireless Transfer App is running on both devices.
2. In the Android device, tap the Receive button in the welcome screen. Then in Receive screen, choose the iPhone device.
3. Then you can select the iPhone videos and get them downloaded to Android. After the transfer finishes, you will get the videos in your Android devices.
Part 2. Transfer Video from iPhone to Android with Computer
In fact, if iPhone users want to transfer files from their phone to computer, they will need iTunes. The application will control the sync of iOS devices, and manage the transfer of media files of iOS devices. When it comes to transferring videos from iPhone to Android phone, you will need to separate the videos shot by camera from the ones downloaded from iTunes Store. The videos shot with iPhone camera are saved in Camera Roll, and can be moved to computer directly with USB cable. The videos downloaded from iTunes Store can be transferred back to iTunes Library (If they aren’t already there) with iTunes. If you aren’t familiar with this trick, the following guidance will show you how to do that:
- Start iTunes and go to “Edit > Preferences > Devices”, and check “Prevent iPods, iPhones and iPads from syncing automatically”.
- Plug iPhone into computer via USB cable, and iTunes will launch automatically. If not, you should manually start it.
- iTunes will recognize your iPhone and display the iPhone icon at the upper right corner. Click “File > Device > Transfer Purchases” at the upper left corner.
- iTunes will transfer all the purchased items from iPhone to iTunes library. Then you can copy and paste the videos to computer easily.
When the videos are in your computer, you can copy and paste the videos to your Android phone. With this trick, you are able to transfer all the purchased videos from iPhone to Android phone easily.
However, you will have tons non-purchased videos like DVD copies saved in your iPhone. If you want to transfer them to your Android phone (If they are not in your computer), you will need the iPhone transfer software to finish the task.
Among all the data transfer programs for iOS devices, Leawo iTransfer is regarded as one of the best. This software is used for transferring files among iOS devices, iTunes and PCs, and it helps users to get rid of the sync of iTunes. The following guidance will show you how to transfer videos from iPhone to Android, and you are allowed to free download the software to have a try. Note that the trial version has limited transfer times.
Tips: Leawo iTransfer only works with iTunes installed on your PC.
Run Leawo iTransfer
Run Leawo iTransfer and connect iPhone to computer with the USB cable. The software will recognize your iPhone and detect the libraries your iPhone. Of course, you should connect your Android phone to computer with USB cable and open USB Storage as well.
Choose “Movies” in the sidebar and then the contents will show up in the right part. Click the transfer button at the right bottom to transfer all the videos. Or hold “Ctrl” key and click to choose videos, then right-click the selected videos to “Transfer to > My Computer”.
After selecting videos, you will see the pop-up dialog of transfer settings. Check “Save to Folder” and click “Change” to choose a folder on your Android phone to save the videos. Then click “Transfer Now” at the right bottom to start transferring videos from iPhone to Android.
Leawo iTransfer will start the transfer immediately. The progress bar in the pop-up dialog will display the percentage of the transfer process. When the transfer is finished, you will get the videos in your Android phone.
User Guide for Transferring Videos from iPhone to Android
Leawo iTransfer is helpful for various kinds of data transfers of iOS devices, and it makes the transfers easy to be done. This software also helps to backup iOS data to computer. For example, you can backup iPhone photos to computer with this software. So don’t hesitate to check the software out if you are interested.