How to Transfer Messages from iPhone to Android or Vice Versa?

Messaging is still one of the most popular ways for people to chat with others. Just like contacts, text messages are so important that you need to transfer those valuable messages to your new phone for further use. However, it is a bit tricky to switch messages between iPhone and Android. Many people still don't know how to transfer messages from iPhone to Android and vice versa. So we think that it is necessary to introduce some methods to exchange message data between iPhone and Android device.


In this post, we will present two different solutions to move iPhone message files to Android mobile phone. Any different opinion is welcome here. Please write down in the comment area.


Solution 1. How to Transfer Messages from iPhone to Android via iTunes


This solution can only migrate iPhone messages to android but not vice versa.


Step 1. Back up your messages to your computer by using iTunes


Step 2. Locate your message backup file

Your backup messages will be saved on your computer as a file called 3d0d7e5fb2ce288813306e4d4636395e047a3d28. You can find the file like this: "Check the Documents and Settings folder > Go to username of PC > Click on Application Data > Click on Apple Computer "


Step 3. Migrate and convert iPhone message file on Android  

Your native iPhone message files can't be read on Android phone. Therefore, you need to convert its format with iSMS2droid app downloaded from Google Play.


Solution 2. How to Transfer Messages from iPhone to Android with Phone to Phone Transfer 


Phone to Phone Transfer is an one-click program for iOS users to switch data between iPhone and Android cell phone, including call logs, contacts, text messages, calendar, photos, music, video and apps.


Step 1. Launch Phone to Phone Transfer

You are supposed to download and install this application in advance. And click on the "Phone to Phone" option.

how to transfer messages from iPhone to Android 

Step 2. Plug your iPhone and Android smartphone into your computer

After you connect both devices with PC or Mac, Phone to Phone Transfer will automatically analyze and scan the data in your handsets. And then it will upload all the data in one or two minutes.


Step 3. Transfer iPhone Messages to Android Phone

You are required to select the "Messages" category and then click on the "Start Transfer" button to start the process of transferring messages from iPhone to Android. You will need to wait for ten minutes or less to finish the whole transfer process.

how to transfer messages from iPhone to Android 


Note: Phone to Phone Transfer can transfer data from all models of iPhone, HTC, Samsung, Nokia, Motorola and Blackberry.