How Do I Transfer Data From Android to iPhone 4S?

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Transferring data from an Android device to an iPhone 4S may seem like a daunting task, but with the right tools and steps, it can be done smoothly. In this tutorial, we will guide you through the process step-by-step.

Step 1: Backup Your Android Device

Before you begin the transfer process, it is essential to back up all your data on your Android device. This ensures that you have a copy of everything in case anything goes wrong during the transfer.

  • Connect your Android device to your computer using a USB cable.
  • Navigate to the storage settings on your Android device and select “Backup & Reset.”
  • Enable the backup option and choose the data you want to back up, such as contacts, photos, videos, and app data.
  • Start the backup process, and wait for it to complete. This may take some time depending on the amount of data you have.

Step 2: Set Up Your iPhone 4S

If you haven’t already set up your iPhone 4S, follow these steps:

  • Turn on your iPhone 4S by pressing and holding the power button until the Apple logo appears.
  • Select your language, region, and connect to a Wi-Fi network.
  • Sign in with your Apple ID. If you don’t have one yet, create a new Apple ID.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the setup process.

Step 3: Use the ‘Move to iOS’ App

The ‘Move to iOS’ app is an official app developed by Apple that helps transfer data from an Android device to an iPhone. Here’s how to use it:

  • Download and install the ‘Move to iOS’ app from the Google Play Store on your Android device.
  • Open the app and tap “Continue” on both devices.
  • On your iPhone 4S, select “Move Data from Android” when prompted.
  • Note down the code displayed on your iPhone 4S.
  • Enter the code on your Android device when prompted.
  • Select the data you want to transfer, such as contacts, photos, videos, messages, and more. Then tap “Next” to start the transfer process.
  • Wait for the transfer to complete. This may take some time depending on the amount of data being transferred.


If you have a large amount of data or a slow internet connection, it is advisable to connect both devices to a stable Wi-Fi network before starting the transfer process. This ensures a faster and more reliable transfer.

Step 4: Complete Setup on Your iPhone 4S

After the data transfer is complete, follow these steps to complete the setup on your iPhone 4S:

  • Skip or set up Touch ID/Face ID: Depending on your preference, you can either skip this step or set up Touch ID or Face ID for added security.
  • Sign in to your Apple ID: Enter your Apple ID credentials to sign in and access all your iCloud data.
  • Set up Siri: Enable Siri and follow the prompts to complete the setup process.
  • Restore your apps: Open the App Store, go to “Purchased,” and re-download any apps you had on your Android device. Unfortunately, app data cannot be transferred.

Step 5: Verify Your Data

Once you have completed the setup process on your iPhone 4S, it is essential to verify that all your data has been transferred successfully. Check each category, such as contacts, photos, videos, messages, and more, to ensure nothing is missing.

Congratulations! You have successfully transferred your data from an Android device to your new iPhone 4S. Enjoy exploring your new device and make sure to take advantage of all the features it has to offer!