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5 Excellent Ways to Transfer Videos from iPhone to Android

More and more people prefer to have two smart phones at the same time - one for daily use, the other for work. If you bought a new Android phone, for example, Samsung Galaxy S10, then you must have some data on the old iPhone X to share with like videos. Well, sending videos from iPhone to Android phone is not an easy thing to do because these two phones are running on different operating systems. Then, how to transfer videos from iPhone to Android phone?

In this guide, we are going to introduce 5 different yet efficient methods to help you achieve the goal of transferring videos from iPhone to Android phone. So just keep pushing yourself till the end.

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Way 1: How to Send Videos from iPhone to Android with Transfer for Mobile [Recommended!]

Recommended Tool to Transfer Videos between iPhone and Android:

It is a little complicated to transfer videos from iPhone to Android phone than to transfer iPhone videos to a computer because iTunes can help you do this kind of job. In this case, a useful program like the MobiKin Transfer for Mobile is just what you need. This phone transfer software empowers you to transfer videos from iPhone to Android phone or from Android to iPhone with no restrictions. More than that, contacts, photos, music and text messages are within the transferable range. And the program can support almost every smart phone you can imagine.

Here are the models of Android phones and iPhone that are compatible with this program:

  • Android phone: Samsung Galaxy S10/9/8/7/6, Samsung Galaxy Note 10/9/8, Sony Xperia Z3/Z2/Z1, Motorola Moto X Pro/X, HTC One M9/M8/M7, HTC U11+/U11, Google Nexus 6/5, LG G3/G2, Huawei Mate 30/20, P30/P20, Xiaomi/Redmi, etc.
  • iPhone: iPhone 11/11 Pro/11 Pro Max, iPhone XS/XS Max/XR, iPhone 8/8 Plus, iPhone 7 Plus/7, iPhone 6 Plus/6, iPhone 5S/5C/5, iPhone 4S/4.

The blue icons below represent the free trial Windows version and Mac version of the Transfer for Mobile. You can click one of them and download it on your computer to transfer videos from iPhone to Android. The detailed steps are as follows for you to take. Let's see how to perform the iPhone to Android videos transfer task together.

Steps to Move Videos from iPhone to Android, and Vice Versa:

Step 1. Launch the Transfer for Mobile program and link the iPhone and Android phone to your PC via USB cables. After your smart phones are detected by the software successfully, you'll see an interface below.

Note: If you have uninstalled the iTunes on your computer, remember to reinstall it on the computer or the software won't recognize your iPhone smoothly.

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Step 2. Transfer Videos from iPhone to Android

When it finishes the recognition, you'll see the data on the interface like this. Then you can tick the "Videos" option and click the "Start Copy" button to transfer videos from iPhone to Android devices. Furthermore, you can transfer music, photos, contacts and SMS in the same way.

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Note: Normally, the positions of the two devices are displayed at random, so you can click the "Flip" button to switch their order to the right area as the source and destination devices. Now you can have a try on this phone transfer program.

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Way 2: How to Transfer Videos from iPhone to Android via Drag & Drop

Without using a third-party tool, you can also copy videos from iPhone to Android phone manually by dragging and dropping. That's to say, you can simply drag the video files from iPhone's video folder and drop it to Android phone's video folder, based on iTunes preinstalled. All what you need is a PC and two USB cables for the iPhone and Android phone.

Step 1: Connect both your iPhone and Android phone to computer with the aid of two USB cables.

Step 2: After connecting successfully, you can go to "My Computer" > "Portable Devices" folder to find the two devices folders.

Step 3: Find and open the "DCIM" folder of your iPhone, drag the videos you want and drop them to your Android phone's video folder.

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Way 3: How to Send iPhone Videos to Android via Google Drive

Google Drive is another way to send videos from iPhone to Android phone easily. Exactly, you use Google+ to help you transfer videos, and Google+ uses the storage space in Google Drive. Here are the detailed steps:

Step 1: Connect your iPhone and Android phone to Wi-Fi.

Step 2: Download the Google+ app on your iPhone. Install and run it, then log in with your Google account.

Step 3: After login is successful, go to back up your photos page and "Turn on Auto Backup" option. Allow a short period of time to back up photos from your camera roll.

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Step 4: Go to your Android phone, run Google+, and sign in to your Google account. Please note that this account must be the same as the one you are logged into on your iPhone.

Step 5: Go to "Photos" option and you will be able to find all photos and videos backed up from iPhone here.

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Way 4: How to Copy Videos from iPhone to Android via Dropbox

Like Google Drive, Dropbox is another cloud service for you to transfer video files from iPhone to Android device. Below is how:

Step 1: Download and install Dropbox app on both of your iPhone and Android phone.

Step 2: Launch Dropbox app on your iPhone and login with your Dropbox account. If you don't have a Dropbox account, you can sign up one for free.

Step 3: Enable the Camera Upload feature on the Dropbox in iPhone and all newly captured photos and videos will be uploaded to your Dropbox account automatically. If you want to upload specific videos, you can choose the "Menu" button from any of your Dropbox folder, click "Upload" and then select the videos you want to upload.

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Step 4: Turn to your Android phone and launch Dropbox app. Login with the same Dropbox account and then you will be able to access all the videos you have uploaded from iPhone.

Way 5: How to Send Videos from iPhone to Android via Email

If the size of the video you want to send from your iPhone to your Android device is relatively small, you can simply send it via email as an attachment. The size limit of commonly used Yahoo and Gmail is 25 MB, while the size limit of Hotmail, iCloud Mail or other mail is even smaller, namely 20 MB.

Step 1: Open the Photos app on your iPhone, find the video you want to send, then click the sharing option in the bottom left corner.

Step 2: In the listed sharing methods, select the mail icon, and then fill in the recipient's email ID.

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Step 3: After successfully sending the video required as the attachment, please log in with the recipient's email ID or address on your Android device, open the email you just sent and download the video in the attachment to your Android device.

Please note that you need a stable internet connection to send iPhone videos to Android via email.

The Bottom Line:

So, even though transferring videos from iPhone to Android device is not so easy, it does not mean that it is impossible. After reading this article, I hope you are no longer confused about this issue. In addition, it is clear that if you want to choose the best method, then you must use MobiKin Transfer for Mobile. It has no restrictions on the size of the video and no requirements for the phone model. It can complete videos transfer between iPhone and Android phone quickly and safely.

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