[7 Ways] How to Transfer Photos from Samsung to iPhone?

Photos are undoubtedly the best way to record our lives. Looking at these photos, we think of good trips, wonderful shows, and sweet dates. And when you change your phone, for example, from Samsung to iPhone, you have to think about how to transfer photos from Samsung to iPhone, because you don't want to lose these precious photos while abandoning your old phone.

However, unlike transferring photos from Samsung to Samsung, Samsung and iPhone carry two completely different operating systems, so in order to transfer pictures from Samsung to iPhone 14/13/12/11/11 Pro/11 Pro Max/XS Max/XS/XR/X/8 Plus/8/7 Plus/7/6S Plus/6S/6 Plus/6, we may want to use third-party tools. Fortunately, in this tutorial, we will demonstrate the most comprehensive 7 ways to teach you how to transfer pictures from Samsung Galaxy to iPhone. You can use either of these to easily accomplish this task.

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Way 1: How to Transfer Photos from Samsung to iPhone with Transfer Program (Easiest Way)

Samsung to iPhone Transfer is a professional tool for transferring data between two mobile devices. It is well-designed to keep high-quality data so that you are no need to worry about data quality loss after transferring photos from Samsung Galaxy S10/10e/10+/9/9 edge/8/7/6 to new iPhone. Please note that iTunes need to be installed on your computer before we begin the transfer of pictures.

Key Features of This Samsung to iPhone Photos Transfer:

  • It allows you to transfer all photos from Samsung phone to iPhone at once. You can also use it to transfer photos from other Android phones to iPhone.
  • Apart from photos, the program also supports transferring contacts and media files from Samsung to iPhone.
  • A multifunctional program can supports for more than 3000 phones (including the latest model), for example, Samsung Galaxy, HTC, Motorola, Sony, LG, Xiaomi, Huawei, ZTE, iPhone, iPad, iPod, etc.
  • It is an ideal phone to phone transfer tool with simple operation, powerful function and full security.

Next, I will show you the detailed process of using Samsung to iPhone Transfer to copy photos from Samsung to iPhone. Just click the button below to take a free trial on this professional transfer tool.

Step 1: Launch the Samsung to iPhone Transfer program

Download and install the Android to iPhone Transfer on your computer. Launch the program and you will see the program interface like the screenshot below. You are required to connect your phones to the program via USB cables.

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Step 2: Connect Samsung phone and iPhone to computer

Use two USB cables to connect the Samsung phone and iPhone to the computer. Wait until the program detect and show them on its interface. Be sure Android phone is the source device and iPhone is Target device. If not, you can click the dropdown to choose the source device.

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Step 3: Start to transfer photos from Samsung to iPhone

Select "Photos" option from the data list and click the "Export to Device" button to start the Samsung to iPhone photos transfer. A pop-up window would appear when the transfer process is complete, then you can view the transferred photos on your iPhone.

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Way 2: How to Transfer Pictures from Samsung to iPhone via Move to iOS

Apple introduces the Move to iOS App to help Android users to make an easy switch to iPhone. But compared with the way 1, it would take too much time to finish the photos transfer from Samsung to iPhone. Below are the correct steps:

Step 1: Download and install the Move to iOS App on your Samsung phone and iPhone. Launch them after the installation.

Step 2: Turn to your iPhone, click on the "Move Data from Android" option from the pop up window of "App & Data".

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Step 3: Tap "Continue" on the two phones and turn to your Samsung phone to choose "Next". After that, a 12 digit code will show up on your Samsung phone. Just enter the code on your iPhone.

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Step 4: Choose Camera Roll if you only want to transfer photos. Then, Move to iOS app will start to transfer all photos in the Camera Roll from Samsung phone to iPhone.

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Way 3: How to Send Pictures from Samsung to iPhone via Google Photos

Google Photos is a free service developed by Google to share and store photos. You only need to download Google Photos in the iTunes App Store, log in to your Google account, and then transfer files easily. If you have multiple Google accounts, Google Photos also allows you to switch among multiple accounts. Now let's see how this method works.

Step 1: Install and open Google Photos on your Samsung phone, tap Menu icon in the top left corner, then select Settings > Back up & Sync. Open the "Back up & Sync" and "Photos" options in the new window, then all photos on your Samsung phone will be automatically synced to Google Photos.

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Step 2: Install and open Google Photos downloaded from App Store on your iPhone, then log in with the Google account you just logged in on your Samsung phone. After that, you can view all your synced photos in Google Photos.

Step 3: If you want to download these photos to your iPhone from Google Photos, you can choose one of the three paths:

  • Path 1: Visit the website Google Page, check the photos you want to download, click the Menu button in the upper right corner of the page to download.
  • Path 2: If you are using a mobile version of Google Photo, you can only download cloud backup photos that are not found in your local storage. And you can only download one photo at a time. Click on the photo you want, click on the Menu button, then select "download" (in the iOS device) or "Save to device" (in the Android device).
  • Path 3: If you are using mobile version of Google Drive, you need to select Google Photo, then select the photos to download, then click the Menu button and select "make available offline" (in iOS device) / "download" (in the Android device).

Way 4: How to Transfer Pictures from Samsung Galaxy to iPhone via iCloud for Windows

There may not be many people who have heard of "iCloud for Windows", but it does help you transfer photos from Samsung to iPhone. It is designed to provide iOS users with the ability to download photos from iCloud or upload photos to iCloud. Please note that you can only use this service on a Windows computer, and the steps are a bit more complicated. If you are interested, you can continue to look down.

Step 1: Transfer photos from Samsung to computer

Use a USB cable to connect your Samsung phone to computer. Once connected, swipe down the pull-down notification bar on the phone and choose "Transferring media files via USB". Then, the AutoPlay dialog will show up on the computer. Open it and copy & paste the photos from your Samsung phone to the computer.

Step 2: Sync photos from computer to iPhone

Download and install "iCloud for Windows" on your computer. Launch it and choose "Photos" > "Options" > "iCloud Photo Library" option. Then, click on "Down" > "Apply" and turn to your iPhone to enable "iCloud Photo Library". Click iCloud for Windows and select the option of "Upload Photos". Finally, you can choose the photos and sync them to your iPhone.

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Way 5: How to Transfer Photos from Samsung Camera to iPhone via iTunes

iTunes is also a great tool to help you transfer photos from Samsung phone to iPhone. But this method is not that convenient and it will erase your previous pictures in your iPhone's photo library. If you don't care about it, you can try this way.

Step 1: Link your Samsung phone to PC via a USB cable and copy photos from the Samsung phone to your computer.

Step 2: Connect your iPhone to the same PC and iTunes will be launched automatically. Or, you can launch iTunes manually. Please make sure you have installed the latest version of iTunes on your PC.

Step 3: On the iTunes screen, click on Device button > Photos > Sync Photos, and then choose the folder in which your Samsung photos have saved and click "Sync" button to sync these photos to your iPhone.

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Way 6: How to Transfer Photos from Samsung to iPhone via Dropbox

Dropbox allows you to save data from your smartphone and computer to Dropbox, and then you can access the data anytime and anywhere once you sign Dropbox credential. Follow us to see how to use Dropbox to transfer photos from Samsung to iPhone.

Step 1: Download and install Dropbox on your Samsung phone from Google Play Store. Sign into your Dropbox account and turn to the bottom right corner to click the "+" icon. Tap on "Upload photos" option from the new window, then choose the photos you want and click "Upload" button to sync the photos to Dropbox.

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Step 2: Download and install Dropbox on your iPhone from Apple Store. Login to the same Dropbox credential and download these photos from Dropbox to your iPhone.

Way 7: Wirelessly Transfer Pictures from Samsung to iPhone Without a Computer

You can also perform the photos transfer from Samsung phone to iPhone without using a computer. All what you need is a Wi-Fi Transfer app, with which you can realize the communication between an iPhone and an Android device.

Step 1: Go to Google Play Store to download and install Wi-Fi Transfer app on your Samsung phone. Go to Apple App Store to download and install Wi-Fi Transfer app on your iPhone.

Step 2: Launch the Wi-Fi Transfer app on both Samsung and iPhone simultaneously.

Step 3: On your Samsung phone, tap Send button on the app and select the photos you want to transfer. Choose iPhone as the receiving device.

Step 4: The transfer app will send a notification to iPhone. Just confirm the transfer on iPhone and the photos transfer will begin at once.

The Bottom Line

The above should be the most comprehensive seven ways to solve the problem of photo transfer between Samsung and iPhone. These 7 solutions have proven to be practical, but the most powerful and practical method is using Samsung to iPhone Transfer. Because it provides a one-click transfer function, not only can transfer photos, but also transfer contacts, media Files and so on. And it also supports all Android and iOS devices. After reading this tutorial, have you finally solved your problem in one of these ways? If you encounter any issues, please share your thoughts in the comments below and I will respond to each question.

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