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How to Transfer Data from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Directly

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Alongside Apple, Samsung is one of the biggest mobile phone manufacturers out there, and a few days ago, they announced one of the most anticipated products of the year. The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is going to be a phenomenal piece of technology, and there’s no doubting that a lot of hype is being built up around it. The only issue is, iPhone users are left wondering how to transfer data from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy Note 8. In the past, this hasn’t been possible, but today, we’ll be showing you how to do it.

Although iPhone users are most comfortable with their devices and are likely to stick with the Apple brand, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is a fantastic device which is full of potential, and there’s no doubting that many Apple users will be switching over. So, let’s go ahead and get right into it.

Switching from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Given that neither Samsung or iPhone offer simple ways on learning how to transfer from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy Note 8, it can be stressful to do so. But, if you’re currently using an iPhone over a Samsung mobile phone, there are some advantages to switching to the competition.

Some of these advantages are:
  • Samsung phones can have an SD card to expand their memory, unlike iPhones.
  • Samsung phones typically have larger screens than iPhones (which is the case with the Samsung Galaxy Note 8).
  • The Android interface is incredibly user-friendly.
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The only issue is that if you’re an iPhone user and you’re moving to a Samsung mobile phone, transferring data can be incredibly difficult. You’ll probably want to transfer your contacts, photos, music, or maybe even your calendar data. But, this can be difficult.

Fortunately, you don’t have to worry about this hassle anymore. With the methods that we’re going to show you today, you’ll be able to see how to transfer data from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy Note 8 yourself and will be able to get all of your data onto your new phone without any bother at all. Besides, click to find out How to Sync iTunes to Samsung Galaxy Note 8, How to Transfer WhatsApp from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy Note 8and How to Download Music to Samsung Galaxy Note 8.

Taking a Backup of your iPhone Data Firstly

Regardless of whether or not you’re going to be using one of the methods that we’re about to show you, you should always take a full data backup beforehand.

This makes sure that all of your data is secure so that if anything goes wrong or if you accidentally disconnect your devices from the computer, no data is lost. Both TunesGo and MobileTrans are equipped with features that allow you to take a backup of your data and if you don’t want to use them, feel free to use iTunes or iCloud.

The key thing is that you’ve taken a backup.

Method 1. Transfer Data from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy Note 8 by TunesGo

Even though the purpose of this article is to show you how to transfer data from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy Note 8, we feel that it’s important to show you some of the other features that TunesGo has to offer.

  • Transfer iTunes Media to Device. One of the things that users worry about when switching from iPhone to Android is losing their music. With this feature, you are able to avoid this and can transfer music from your iTunes library to Samsung Galaxy Note 8.
  • App Manager. Rather than spending hours of your time installing all of your favorite applications and setting them up, the app manager allows you to batch install and batch uninstall applications. This is the perfect features for anyone who recently got a new mobile phone.

As you can see, TunesGo comes with lots of different features on top of showing you how to transfer data from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy Note 8.

Steps on How to Transfer Data from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy Note 8 by TunesGo

So, now that you have learned all about TunesGo and what kind of program it is, it’s time for us to show you how to transfer data from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy Note 8 using TunesGo. This method is effective, easy to learn, and gives you a basic understanding of how to use some of TunesGo’s features.
Before you follow the guide which we’re about to show you, make sure that you’ve downloaded TunesGo and have it installed on your computer – ready to go.

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Step #1 – Start by launching TunesGo and connecting both the iPhone as well as your Samsung Galaxy Note 8.

Step #2 – On TunesGo, click on the drop-down menu from the top-left and select your iPhone.

Step #3 – From the main menu, select the “Phone to Phone Transfer” option.


Step #4 – A window will then appear to confirm that the phone transfer is correct. Make sure that the target device is the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and click “Next” to continue.


Step #5 – On the following screen, you will be able to select the types of data that you want to transfer from iPhone to Samsung.

Note: if there is data on your Samsung Galaxy Note 8 that you want to be removed before the data is transferred, check the “Delete contents on target device then transfer” box at the bottom.

Step #6 – Now that you’ve selected the data types that you want to be transferred, click on “Transfer” to begin.

Note: make sure that during this transfer process you don’t disconnect either of the two devices. If you do, you are risking data corruption.

Step #7 – Once the process is complete, you will now be able to find your iPhone data on the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and will have successfully learned how to transfer data from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy Note 8.

There’s no doubt in our minds that if you want to transfer data from an iPhone to a Samsung phone easily, and without any conversion issues, using TunesGo is the way to go. This program supports a lot of different data types and will safely transfer your data to your new phone.

Transfer Calendar from iPhone to Samsung with TunesGo

If you use your iPhone calendar frequently, then you might have noticed that when you use TunesGo to transfer data in the first method, you weren’t able to transfer calendars. Fortunately, with the method that we’re about to show you, you are still able to transfer your calendars without any hassle.

Step #1 – To start this method off, launch TunesGo and connect your iPhone using a USB cable. Make sure that your iPhone is selected at the top-left of the program.

Step #2 – Once the program has loaded, click on the “Toolbox” option from the top panel.

Step #3 – From here, click on the “Backup Device” feature and when the window appears, only select the “Calendars” data type. Click on the “Backup” button to proceed.



Step #4 – After TunesGo has taken the backup you can disconnect your iPhone. Now connect your Samsung Galaxy Note 8.

Step #5 – Again, click on the “Toolbox” option from the top panel but this time click on “Restore Device“.


Step #6 – A list of the backups which you have taken will be shown and from this list, select the most recent backup. Click “Next” to continue.


Step #7 – On the menu which is shown, select “Calendars” followed by clicking on “Restore“.


All of your calendars will now be available on your Samsung Galaxy Note 8. It’s that simple and that quick; a hassle-free job.


Method 2. Transfer Data from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy Note 8 by MobileTrans

Just as we did with TunesGo, below is a short list of some of the best features that you get access to when you purchase MobileTrans.

  • Erase Your Old Phone. It’s important to completely erase your private data from your phone when you get rid of it. If you don’t, then you risk it falling into the wrong hands, and contrary to popular belief, the standard factory reset option isn’t effective. This feature completely scrubs all of the data from your device.
  • Back Up Your Phone. Rather than using iTunes or Samsung Kies, this feature allows you to use MobileTrans to back up your phone. If anything goes wrong, you can also use the “Restore From Backups” feature.

There’s no doubting that both TunesGo and MobileTrans are programs that you want to have installed and ready to use. Both of these programs are equipped with some of the most helpful features out there.

Steps on How to Transfer Data from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy Note 8 by MobileTrans

In this next method, our focus will be MobileTrans, and we will be showing you how to transfer data from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy Note 8 with this program. This program is different to TunesGo although a similar outcome is achieved.

Prior to following the guide below, go ahead and download and install MobileTrans on your computer.

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Step #1 – Start up the MobileTrans program and connect both the new Samsung Galaxy Note 8 as well as your old iPhone.

Step #2 – From the main menu of the program, click on “Phone to Phone Transfer“.

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Step #3 – On the following screen, make sure that the “Source” device is your iPhone and the “Destination” device is the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.

Note: if the devices are not in the correct places, click on the “Flip” button at the top of the program.

Step #4 – Select the types of data that you want to transfer to your new Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and click on the “Start Transfer” button at the bottom of the display.

Transfer Music from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy S8

Note: if there is existing content on your Samsung Galaxy Note 8 that you want to have removed, check the “Clear data before copy” box below the destination device.

Step #5 – A window will then appear which allows you to track the progress of the transfer. Don’t disconnect either of the devices at any moment because if you do, you’re risking data corruption. If at any moment you need to disconnect a device, click on the “Cancel” button.

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Step #6 – Once the transfer is complete you will now be able to find all of your iPhone’s data on your new Samsung Galaxy Note 8.

Again, this is another fantastic method for transferring data between an iPhone and a Samsung mobile phone and if you’re worried about data loss, using either of the programs that we’ve discussed today will eliminate any data being lost.

Transferring Application Data

Unfortunately, regardless of which method you use (whether it’s on this list or not), you aren’t able to transfer app data from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy Note 8. This is because iOS app data is not compatible with Android devices.

The reason for this is the same reason that application developers have to create separate apps for Android and iOS. Both platforms handle apps differently so if you try to transfer app data from iPhone to Android, the app data won’t be compatible.

On the other hand, TunesGo allows you to install multiple applications at once, so if you take a list of the applications that are installed on your iPhone, you can easily install them onto your Android device.

To Conclude

As we mentioned at the beginning of the article, make sure that you take a backup of your iPhone’s data before you use any of the methods that we’ve discussed. This secures your data, and while it’s unlikely that your data will be corrupted, it’s better to be safe than sorry. To find out more about backing up your device, check out our Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Data Backup and Restore article.

When it comes to transferring data, the best programs to use are TunesGo and MobileTrans. If you’ve used one of the methods that we’ve taught you above to learn how to transfer data from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy Note 8, make sure that you check out some of the other features that both of the programs have to offer – you won’t regret it.

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