In this tutorial, we will explain how to set up your new iPhone and transfer your data backed up on iCloud, iTunes and your old Android.
If you want to reset your old iPhone to a resale or to provide, refer to this tutorial.
1 – First parameter to the ignition.
Turn on your new iPhone, the message drag to configure, swipe the screen. Choose the display language, the country and the region.
Select, if you wish, the feature Location. This allows Apple apps and third-party access to your location.
Finally, connect your iPhone to a Wi-Fi network and create your pin code.
Now, the screen Apps and data appears and offers you 4 types of configurations : Restore from iCloud, Restore from iTunes, Migrate data from Android and As a new iPhone.
We explain below how to do a restore from iCloud, iTunes, and migrate your data.
1.1 Restore your new iPhone from an iTunes backup.
Before restoring your iPhone with iTunes, make sure you have the latest version (Menu → iTunes → check for updates).
Connect your old iPhone to your computer and select your device on iTunes, then click on the Synchronize option. At the end of the operation, your iPhone will restart with all the data that you had backed up on iTunes.
1.2 Restore your new iPhone from an iCloud backup.
Usually, the backups to iCloud is done automatically. To be sure, go to Settings → [user account]→ iPhone [name]. Just below iCloud Backup is the date and time of the last automatic backup.
If you want to make a backup, follow this path : Settings → [user account] → iPhone [name] → iCloud Backup → Back up now.
Since the screen Apps and data, select either Restore from iCloud backup and tap Next. Enter your Apple id and your password.
Choose the most recent backup, and finally tap on Restore.
1.3 Migrate from Android to iPhone.
To migrate from Android to iPhone Apple has created the app Migrating to iOS, it is available for download on Google play Store.
For the realization ofthis transfer, your Android device must be connected to Wi-Fi.
Also, during this process, do not make any other use of your Android, this could seriously slow it down.
Here are details of how you should proceed.
Install the application to Migrate to iOS on your Android.
In parallel on your iPhone, select the option to Migrate data from Android.
Back on your Android, agree to the terms and conditions. And, on the screen to Find your code then press Next.
On your iPhone, tap Continue. A code 6 or 10 digits displayed, enter it on your Android.
On your Android, since the Transfer data screen that is displayed, select the content to be transferred, and finally press Next.
It only remains for you to do is follow the instructions on your iOS and finalize the configuration.
2 – Transfer your media files and your applications .
To transfer movies, songs or photos from one iPhone to another, it must go through iTunes (on Mac and PC). You simply connect your iPhone to your computer, open iTunes, select your device and the files to synchronize.
To sync a Android to a iPhone, you will also need iTunes.
Connect your Android to your computer and copy-paste your files over. Then, disconnect your Android and connect your iPhone. Open iTunes and sync your files to your new iPhone.
For more details, you can refer to this tutorial from Apple.
The applications, however, are not transferable. Moreover, there are strong chances that those that you use on your Android to be compatible with iOS.
3 – Import your contacts and transfer your SMS and e-mail.
If your old smartphone has a nano-sim card, insert it into the iPhone, then follow the path : Settings → Contacts → Import SIM contacts.
Your SIM card does not fit in the iPhone ? You can help of the USB cable.
To transfer your SMS and MMS, use the program AnyTrans, it allows you to export all data types.
As to the timing of your emails, be aware that the iPhone is compatible with courier POP and IMAP, your emails and calendars do not require any transfer. You just have to register your email accounts on your iPhone (Settings → Accounts and passwords → Add an account), and activate them.