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How to Transfer iPhone Text Messages to Android – How-To Geek

Switching from an iPhone to an Android phone is not as difficult as you might think. The most tedious part is transferring all your personal stuff. We’ll show you how to move your iPhone SMS messages to Android, including iMessages.

Along with photos and videos, text messages are probably one of the things you care about the most when switching phones. Nobody wants to lose all of their conversations—some of which may be very important. The good news is you don’t have to.

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Prepare Your iPhone

The first thing we need to do is prepare your iPhone to transfer text messages. To do that, we simply need to make sure you’re syncing your messages with iCloud.

First, open the “Settings” app.

Tap your profile at the top of the screen.

Select “iCloud.”

Scroll down and make sure “Messages” is toggled on.

That’s it! We’re ready to go.

Transfer Text Messages from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy

Samsung offers an app called “Smart Switch” that you can use to move text messages (and other stuff) from your iPhone to a Galaxy phone. You’ll need the little USB-C to USB-A adapter that came with your Samsung phone. If you don’t have one, you can buy a cheap USB-C to USB-A adapter online.

First, open the “Smart Switch” app on your Galaxy phone—download here—and select “Recieve Data.”

Select “iPhone/iPad” as the source.

Plug the adapter into your Samsung phone and then connect it to your iPhone with the USB Lightning cable.

Smart Switch will begin “Searching for Data to Transfer.” When it’s done, you’ll see a list of things you can transfer from your iPhone. Select “Messages” and anything else you might want and tap “Transfer.”

This process can take a while depending on what you’re transferring. You can select “Keep Screen On” to ensure it’s not interrupted.

After it’s done, you …….


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