How Do I Transfer Photos From iCloud to Android?

Android, Android Transfer

Are you switching from an iPhone to an Android device? If so, you may be wondering how to transfer your photos from iCloud to your new Android phone. In this tutorial, we’ll guide you through the process step-by-step.

Step 1: Download iCloud Photos

The first thing you need to do is download your photos from iCloud. Here’s how:

  1. Go to on your computer.
  2. Sign in with your Apple ID and password.
  3. Click on “Photos.”
  4. Select the photos you want to download by clicking on them while holding down the “Command” key (Mac) or “Ctrl” key (Windows).
  5. Click the download icon at the top of the screen (it looks like a cloud with a downward arrow).

Step 2: Transfer Photos to Your Android Phone

Now that you have downloaded your photos from iCloud, it’s time to transfer them to your Android device. Here are two methods:

Method 1: Transfer Using a USB Cable

  1. Connect your Android phone to your computer using a USB cable.
  2. Select “Transfer files” when prompted on your phone.
  3. Navigate to where you downloaded the iCloud photos and copy them onto your Android device.

Method 2: Transfer Using Google Photos App

Google Photos app is another way of transferring photos between devices. Follow these steps:

  1. Download Google Photos app on both devices from their respective app stores.
  2. On your iPhone, open the Google Photos app and sign in with your Google account.
  3. Click on “Settings” (the three lines in the top-left corner) and select “Backup & Sync.”
  4. Turn on “Backup & Sync” and select the iCloud photos you want to back up.
  5. Wait for the backup to complete.
  6. On your Android phone, open the Google Photos app and sign in with the same Google account.
  7. Your iCloud photos should now appear in your Google Photos library.


Transferring your photos from iCloud to Android is a straightforward process. You can either transfer them using a USB cable or using the Google Photos app. By following these simple steps, you’ll have all your precious memories on your new Android device in no time!