How to Transfer Text Messages from Android to iPhone X/8/8 Plus

September 28 2017 00:42 am/ Post By Jeffrey to iPhone Transfer

Although there is a rumor saying that iPhone 8 will be released in 2017, many iPhone fans can not wait for the next flagship. So many smart phone users including Android users prefer to change to a new iPhone 8 or iPhone 7 because of its stable and brilliant performance. Once you decide to change a new device, the very first thing comes into your mind might be the data transferring issue. As one of the most important data in your device, text messages are always the first one you want to migrate. Here this post will offer two ways to move SMS from Android to iPhone.


Solution 1: Transfer Text Messages from Android to iPhone 8/8 Plus/X via Phone Transfer Software

Yolisoft Android to iPhone Data Transfer software enables you to sync data between Android and iPhone, including text messages, contacts, call logs, photos, music, videos, apps and etc. It only takes a few minutes to complete the transferring process with simple clicks. Follow the steps below:

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1. Install and launch Phone Transfer Software on Your Computer.

This professional mobile transfer software offer two versions both for Windows and Mac users. Install & run a suitable one after downloading. Select "Phone to Phone Transfer" mode to continue.


2. Plug Your Android and iPhone 8 to Computer via USB cables.

Your iPhone device can be detected automatically after connection, while you need turn on the USB debugging to make the Android recognized. The "Flip" button helps make them in the right place of "Source" and "Destination". 


3. Choose "Text Messages" File Type to Start the Transfer.

Select SMS file type on your Android. Of course, if you want to export other files listed to iPhone, you are also allowed to do that. Finally, press "Start Transfer" to complete.



  • Supported iOS devices: iPhone 8/8 Plus/X/7 Plus/7/SE/6S Plus/6S/6 Plus/6/5S/5C/5/4S/4

  • Supported Android devices: Samsung Galaxy S8/S8 Plus/S7/S7 Edge/S6/S6 Edge/S5/S4, HTC One M9/M8/M7, LG G6/G5/G4/G3/V20, OnePlus 5/3, Sony Xperia series and more other Android brands. 

Solution 2: Copy Messages from Android to iPhone with Move to iOS App

You can find Move to iOS app in Google Play. There is an instruction provided by Apple website to move SMS from Android to iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch. But this method needs you to erase your iOS device and start over first. In addition, it only supports iPhone 5 and newer, Android 4.0 and later. 

You won't miss the first method to assist you. Other than transferring data between different phones, you can also use this program to backup your phone to computer. Meanwhile, it allows you to move data from iTunes/iCloud/Samsung Kies/BlackBerry backup file to your target phone.