There are four common ways for you to transfer photos from iPhone to Android. Specify your need and apply the most suitable method to send pictures from iPhone to Android with ease.
Supports: Photos and videos
The most straightforward method to share photos from iPhone to Android is to use Windows File Explorer. By connecting both of the devices to a computer, you can copy and paste your iPhone photos to the Android device. (It's no doubt that you can also transfer photos from iPhone to PC using this way.)
To send pictures from iPhone to Android:
Step 1. Connect the iPhone and Android phone to a PC using USB cables.
Step 2. Unlock your iPhone and trust the computer. On the Android phone, choose "Transfer photos".
Step 3. Go to "This PC\Apple iPhone\Internal Storage\DCIM\100APPLE" to copy the photos and videos you want to transfer to the Android device and then paste them into a folder on your computer.
Step 4. Go to ''This PC\your Android device's name\Internal shared storage\Pictures'' and create a new folder.
Step 5. Copy the iPhone photos and videos from the folder on your computer to the newly created folder on your Android phone.
Step 6. After the data transfer, go to "Gallery" > "MORE ALBUMS" > "Others" and you will see the folder you created on your computer. Open the folder to check the photos and videos transferred from your iPhone.
Some users may try to copy and paste photos from the iPhone internal storage to the Android storage directly. But I failed when I did so and succeeded using the steps shown above. If you encounter the same situation, try to copy photos from iPhone to computer and paste photos from the computer to a newly created folder on Android.
Supports: Photos, videos, music, contacts, and more
A similar way to get pictures from iPhone to Android is to use an iPhone transfer software tool, like EaseUS MobiMover. With the help of such a tool, you can copy photos from iPhone to computer first, and then import photos from computer to your Android phone.
The advantage of using EaseUS MobiMover is that it allows you to transfer other types of content, like music and contacts, from iPhone to Android. Unlike using File Explorer which can only import photos and videos from iPhone, an iOS data transfer tool enables you to transfer many other types of content from an iPhone, iPad, or iPod to computer. Therefore, if you also want to transfer contacts from iPhone to Android, using such a tool is a better choice.
To transfer photos from iPhone to Android:
First, transfer photos from iPhone to computer.
Step 1. Connect your iPhone to PC running Windows 7 or later. Run EaseUS MobiMover, choose "Phone to PC" and click the "Next" button on the screen. This mode allows you to transfer data from iPhone to PC in one click.
Step 2. MobiMover supports transferring audio, videos, pictures, books, contacts, messages, etc. from iPhone to PC. Here, choose "Pictures" only. MobiMover will save the files on your desktop by default. You can customize the path as you need.
Step 3. Now, click the "Transfer" button to start transferring photos from your iPhone to PC. The transfer time depends on the file size. Wait patiently
Then, copy photos from computer to Android.
Step 1. Connect your Android phone to your computer and choose "Transfer photos".
Step 2. Go to ''This PC\your Android device's name\Internal shared storage\Pictures'' on your computer.
Step 3. Drag and drop the folder exported from your iPhone to the "Pictures" folder.
Step 4. Go to "Gallery" > "MORE ALBUMS" > "Others" on your Android device to check the pictures from your iPhone.
If you don't have a computer available or want to share files wirelessly, using cloud-based services like Dropbox, Google Drive, or Google Photos is advisable. By installing the app on both your iPhone and Android and sign in with the same account, you will be able to share photos between your devices without a wired connection.
To send images from iPhone to Android over Wi-Fi using Dropbox:
Step 1. Download and install the Dropbox app on both of your devices and sign in with the same account.
Step 2. Create a folder in Dropbox and upload photos and videos from your iPhone to the folder.
Step 3. Go to the Dropbox app on the Android device and you will see the folder and photos from your iPhone.
Step 4. Download these items to your Android phone.
To use any cloud-based service, you need to make sure there is enough cloud storage and both of your devices are under stable Wi-Fi connections.
What if you only want to send several items between the devices? If so, it's unnecessary for you to use the tips above. The optimal choice for you is to send photos using an email. Create an email on your iPhone, insert photos and videos to the email and send it to an account used on the Android device. Afterward, go to Android phone, check the email, and download photos and videos to the device.
These are the common ways to transfer photos from iPhone to Android. In addition to these tips, there are also other workable ways to share photos from iPhone to Android, like using a mobile app that works on Bluetooth. If you prefer such a method, search for such tools from the Internet and apply the one you trust.