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Transfer Photos between Samsung and iPhone XS/XS Max/X/8/8 Plus/7/6S

As one of the most popular Android phone brands, Samsung phones are chosen by more and more people. Samsung Galaxy S9 is the new generation of flagship product that comes with an excellent photo shooting capability, allowing users to capture wonderful photos anytime and anywhere instead of taking a separate traditional camera. iPhone and Samsung Galaxy are both excellent smart phones which are always the heated topics among Apple and Android fans. If you want to transfer photos between Samsung and iPhone, what to do?

Method 1: Transfer Photos between Samsung Galaxy and iPhone via Mobile Transfer
Method 2: Move Samsung Galaxy S9/S8/S7 Photos to iPhone XS/XR/X/8/7 with iTunes
Method 3: Transfer Samsung Photos to iPhone XS/XR/X/8/7 by Dropbox
Method 4: Transfer Photos from Samsung to iPhone Wirelessly via Wi-Fi Transfer App

Method 1: Transfer Photos between Samsung Galaxy and iPhone via Mobile Transfer

As we all know, Samsung phone and iPhone are running with different OS, the former in Android OS and the latter in iOS. Transferring data between the two systems must be more complex than doing in the same OS. You may ask: if there is any simple way to copy photos that stored in Samsung Galaxy S9/S8/S7/S6 to the iPhone XS/XS Max/X/8/7? Well, you may find there are many approaches on the Internet to share photos between Samsung and iPhone or iPad, but to save your time from trial and error, you just need to look no further than Coolmuster Mobile Transfer.

Key features of Coolmuster Mobile Transfer:

Mobile Transfer is an almighty yet easy-to-use data transferring program to help you transfer not only photos, but also videos, contacts, text messages, call logs, apps and more from Samsung to iPhone/iPad or from iPhone/iPad to Samsung Galaxy. The whole transferring task can be summarized in simple 3 steps - Launch > Connect > Transfer. Indeed, other Android phones like HTC, Motorola, LG, Sony, etc. and more iOS devices like iPad and iPod touch, can be also supported by this mobile phone transfer. It is really easy and efficient to operate.

Next, we will show you how you use this program to copy Samsung photos to/from iPhone. First of all, free download the transfer tool from the below buttons:

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Step 1. Launch the Mobile Transfer on the computer

After downloading this phone to phone transfer program on your computer, you can install and double-click on the program icon to run it. Then you will see its primary interface like the below picture shows. Make sure you have installed iTunes on your computer.

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Step 2: Connect Samsung phone and iPhone to the PC

Follow on, you need to connect your Samsung phone and iPhone to the computer simultaneously through USB cables. Then, both of the devices will be detected by the program and displayed in the interface.

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Step 3. Transfer photos between Galaxy and iPhone

At last, only tick the box in front of the "Photos" option and click "Start Copy" to begin transferring photos from Samsung to iPhone. If you want to transfer photos from iPhone to Samsung, you just need to switch their positions by clicking the "Flip" button.

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That's all! Transfer pictures from one phone to another phone is extremely easy no matter what type of operating system they are in. So, what are you still hesitating for? Just experience it by yourself.

Method 2: Move Samsung Galaxy S9/S8/S7 Photos to iPhone XS/XR/X/8/7 with iTunes

iTunes is a great tool for managing and transferring iPhone/iPad files and data. At the same time, you can also transfer photos from Samsung to iPhone/iPad with iTunes by following these steps:

Step 1: Connect your Samsung phone to your PC with a data cable and copy all the photos that you want to transfer to iPhone to your computer.

Step 2: Make sure you have the latest version of iTunes installed on your computer and sync these photos to iTunes.

Step 3: Connect your iPhone to this PC with the Apple data cable and sync it with iTunes.

Step 4: Now, check your iPhone and all photos should be successfully transferred to the iPhone.

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Please note: the above steps may seem simple, but iTunes syncing method is very challenging and difficult. If you are a user who is not familiar with iTunes, you had better not to try this method easily.

Method 3: Transfer Samsung Photos to iPhone XS/XR/X/8/7 by Dropbox

Dropbox is a popular online cloud server that you can use to save all your data from your smartphone or computer. For this topic, you can upload photos from Samsung to Dropbox and then download them from Dropbox to your iPhone.

Step 1: Download and install Dropbox from your Google Play Store to your Samsung smartphone.

Step 2: Create a free Dropbox account, log in and upload all the images from your Samsung phone to your Dropbox account.

Step 3: Once again, download and install Dropbox from the Apple Store to your iPhone.

Step 4: Log in to the same Dropbox account as above and download all photos to your iPhone.

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Please note: The free Dropbox storage space is limited and it only allows you to upload 1 GB of data. If you need to store a file size that exceeds this number, you must purchase additional storage. And after 30 days, Dropbox will automatically delete all files from the server. Another issue to consider is that if the network connection is slow, downloading photos can take hours.

Method 4: Transfer Photos from Samsung to iPhone Wirelessly via Wi-Fi Transfer App

But today, we can also use the help of the Wi-Fi transmission application to transfer photos from Samsung phones to the iPhone. You don't need to use a computer for this method.

Step 1. Download the Wi-Fi Transfer App Android version to your Samsung phone in the Google Play Store. This is a free app.

Step 2. Download the Wi-Fi Transfer App iOS version from the Apple App Store to your iPhone.

Step 3. Run this program on both Samsung and iPhone.

Step 4. Click the Send button to select the photo you want to transfer, then choose iPhone as the receiving device.

Step 5. The program will send a notification from Samsung to iPhone, you need to confirm on the notification, and then all the photos you choose will be transferred from Samsung to iPhone immediately.

With the Wi-Fi Transfer App, we can easily share photos from Android phones to iPhone even without a computer. However, the same as the method 3, if the wireless network signal is not good, you may need to spend hours to complete the transfer of all the pictures.

Words in the End:

As we all know, iOS is different from the open Android system, it is a relatively closed, Apple exclusive operating system. As a result, file transfers between iPhone and non-Apple products become very difficult. But after you learn the 4 ways we introduced in this article, you will find transferring photos between Samsung and iPhone is not that difficult. In my opinion, using Coolmuster Mobile Transfer is the easiest way to transfer photos from Samsung to iPhone, or from iPhone to Samsung. With just one click, you can achieve it! Explore its more features by downloading and installing it on your computer now.

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