If you are an Android user, but thinking to shift to the iPhone, the foremost concern for you would be transferring all your data from the open source, flexible world of Android to closed, ecosystem-oriented world of Apple. You must have text messages, contacts, videos, notes and files in your Android phone. One cannot simply abandon everything and move on to the new phone. You have to take all these important data items with you. In this article, we will focus on how to transfer sms messages from Android to iPhone. The good news is that transferring sms messages from Android to iPhone is perfectly possible. But the process is not so easy. There is no set way to do the whole process. iPhone and Android files systems are in a stark contrast. Because of these differences, the sms files could not be simply loaded into iPhone, rather a file conversion and data dump is needed. You will need third party apps and software to transfer text messages from Android to iPhone. These software make the file transfer job very easy. We will mention the best and easy ways using which you can achieve your goal. Let’s get started.
Transfer SMS Messages from Android to iPhone
Backuptrans is one of the best ways to transfer sms messages from Android to iPhone. Within a few clicks, you can get all your Android messages in iPhone.
You must have latest iTunes software in your computer.
Install Backuptrans (please note that the free version only allows a limited number of messages transfer).
Connect your Android device and iPhone with your computer and launch Backuptrans software. Your Android device will be shown in the software pane.
Click on “Transfer Android SMS to iPhone” option.
The software will ask you to select the target destination (iPhone or iTunes). Select your iPhone as the destination for the messages and confirm.
The process will take a while depending upon your number of messages.
Let’s see some other ways to transfer sms messages from Android to iPhone.
Super Backup is another great tool to transfer sms messages from Android to iPhone. It provides an easy way to transfer all the data in between different smartphones. It creates an XML file for the backup which you can export or import anywhere. You can email this file to yourself, or save this file in your SD card or computer and then import it to iPhone.
Install Super Backup app in your Android device.
Open the Super Backup app and tap on SMS Backup tab as shown in the image.
Now choose the location where you want to save the backup file.
All the sms messages will be saved to that location in the form of a single file. You can move this file to your PC or iPhone. This way, you can transfer sms messages from Android to iPhone or PC.
MobileTrans is another great premium tool to transfer sms messages from Android to iPhone without any hassle. This software is free with a limited features. In order to get the full-fledge backup and restore services, you will have to spend $39.
Install MobileTrasn in your computer. Launch the software and tap on “Phone to Phone” tab as shown in the image below.
Now connect Android and iPhone with your computer. Connect your Android device first and then iPhone because the system takes the first connected device as “Source” and the other one as “Destination”. But if you connected the devices in the wrong order, you could always use the “flip” option of the software.
You will see a list where you can tick mark any data item which you want to transfer from Android to iPhone. You can check text messages, contacts, calendar, music and much more.
After selection of “text messages” from the list, click on “Start Copy” option.
Within a few minutes, all your sms messages with be transferred from Android to iPhone. Easy! Isn’t it.
This is how to transfer sms messages from Android to iPhone. These solutions may take a little bit of your money, but they provide a guaranteed and hassle free solution. You can use the above tools to transfer data from Android to your PC as well.
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