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Move to iOS not working is a fairly common problem.

Almost half of the reviewers on Google Play rated Move to iOS app at 1 star out of 5.

The good news is that you can easily transfer photos from Android to iPhone or iPad without Move to iOS or iTunes.

This tutorial demonstrates how to copy pictures to iPhone from any Android device via simple drag and drop.

The process takes two steps:


Transfer photos from Android to PC

  1. Connect an Android device to your PC.
  2. Make sure to change USB preferences on the device to “File Transfer”: open Notification centerCharging this device via USBFile Transfer.
  3. Changing USB prefrences to transfer files

  4. Open “This PC” and double-click on the name of your Android device.
  5. Android phone connected to PC

  6. Navigate to the DCIM folder. It contains the photos you took on the device.
  7. Android photos folder

    If you are looking for other pictures, navigate to the “Pictures” folder instead.

  8. Create a new folder on your Desktop and drag and drop the photos from the Android device to this folder.
  9. Copy Android photos to PC


Transfer Android photos from PC to iPhone

Now it is time to move the photos from the PC to your iPhone.

Follow the steps:

  1. Download and install CopyTrans Photo:Download CopyTrans Photo
  2. If you need help installing CopyTrans Photo, please refer to the installation guide.
  3. Start the program and connect your iPhone or iPad to the PC.
    CopyTrans Photo displays photos from your iPhone on the left and PC folders on the right.
    Select the folder with Android photos in the rightmost pane, then drag it to the left.
  4. Transfer photos from Android to iPhone

  5. Click on “Apply changes” to save the Android photos to your iPhone.
  6. Confirm transfer photos from Android to iPhone

That’s it. All the photos have been transferred to your iPhone.

Why people choose CopyTrans Photo:

➤ Allows to backup all iPhone photos to PC in one click.

➤ Introduces a convenient way to manage photos and videos on your iPhone from PC.

Converts unsupported HEIC photos to JPEG on the fly.

Uploads as many photos to your iPhone from PC as you want in seconds.

➤ Users call CopyTrans Photo a timesaver as it’s easy to use.

➤ More than 80% of CopyTrans users give CopyTrans programs 4 or 5 out of 5.

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Krasimir is an avid marketing aficionado and a tech-support specialist in charge of the English-speaking market. He grew up in Bulgaria and on the island of Mauritius where he became passionate about windsurfing and photography.