How to Share Photos in Samsung Shared Album with iPhone | 3 Ways

Samsung is equipped with the Shared Album function, so is iPhone. Then, you may want to directly share Samsung Shared Album with iPhone. Can you make it? And how can you transfer photos from Samsung phone to iPhone? This guide will give you answer.


By Demi / Updated on May 24, 2023

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Can you access Shared Albums in Samsung on iPhone?

In all Samsung Galaxy phones, there is a function named Shared Album, which has got the same as the one on iPhone. It can help you share photos and videos with others in real time. Then, you may want to share Samsung Shared Albums with iPhone.

Samsung Shared Album

When you create a Samsung Shared Album and intend to share it with others, you may find that you are asked to sign in with a Samsung account of someone you’d like to share the album with, which means your iPhone cannot receive Samsung Shared Album directly. In other words, this function can only be used among Samsung Galaxy phones that are signed in with different Samsung accounts.

Don’t worry, in this guide, you can get three simple ways to share photos from Samsung albums with iPhone. The three ways below are also compatible if you want to transfer photo from Android phone to iPhone, no matter whether it is Samsung or other brand of Android phone.

Share Samsung Shared Album photos with iPhone via FoneTool

It is easy to access photos in Samsung Shared Albums on PC. Therefore, you can choose to transfer photos from Samsung Shared Album to PC, and then share them with iPhone with the help of iOS data transfer software.

Import photos from Samsung Shared Album to PC
Step 1. Connect your Samsung phone to computer with compatible USB > Tap Transfer files or Transfer photos to let computer to read the files on the Samsung phone.

Choose Transfer

Step 2. Double-click This PC from the desktop > Locate and open your Samsung phone storage.

Locate Samsung Storage

Then, you can copy the photos you wish to send and save them in a secure location on the local system.

Transfer photos from computer to iPhone
Then, the next step to share photos in Samsung Shared Album with iPhone is to transfer photos from PC to iPhone. To make the process simple and quick, it is suggested FoneTool, one of the best iOS data transfer tool. With the transfer software, you can transfer wanted photos, videos, etc. from computer to iPhone in three simple steps in a short time.

Free download FoneTool and connect iPhone to PC with a USB cable. Follow the steps below to share Samsung photos with iPhone.

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Step 1. Launch FoneTool > Click Phone Transfer > Mouse over to PC to iPhone and click Start Transfer.

Transfer To iPhone

Step 2. Click the arrow icon to add photos from computer. You can also directly drag and drop wanted photos to the box.

Select Files

Step 3. Click Start Transfer to send photos to iPhone. When it is finished, you can find the photos in the Photos app on your iPhone.


Share Samsung Shared Album photos with iPhone using iTunes

If you are already familiar with the iOS ecosystem, iTunes won’t need much of an introduction. It can not only manage all kinds of media on iOS devices, but also give you a hand to share photos in Samsung Shared Album with iPhone.

You can first transfer photos from Samsung phone to iTunes and sync iTunes library to iPhone later. Here are detailed steps to make it.

Step 1. Follow the step in Way 1 to import photos from Samsung phone to computer first.

Step 2. Launch iTunes > Choose Add File/Folder to Library and added the photos you just imported from Samsung phone to computer.

Add File To Library

Step 3. Select Photos section in the sidebar > Check Sync Photos and then select Copy photos from “the folder containing your photos.” Finally, click Apply.

Sync Photos Using iTunes

Share Samsung Shared Album photos with iPhone by Google Photos app

Although you cannot share Samsung Shared Album with iPhone directly, you can rely on Google Photos app to easily create photo albums and make use of the app to transfer photos from Samsung to iPhone. The following steps are how to share an album on Samsung with iPhone by Google Photos app.  

Create an album on Samsung phone
Step 1. Open the Google Photos app on your Samsung Galaxy phone > Choose Photos tab.

Step 2. Long press and select the photos you want to add to a new shared album > Tap on the + icon at the top.

Select Photos

Step 3. When the menu prompts, tap on Album > Give the album a name. You can add more photos to the album after creating it.

Create Album

Share Samsung albums with iPhone
Step 1. Open Google Photos app and go to the Library menu > From the Album menu, tap on the Album that you want to share > When it is open, tap the Share icon.

Share Album

Step 2. You can choose to share the link of the album with iPhone by clicking Get link. Then, the link will be copied to your device clipboard.

Share Link

Finally, send the link to the iPhone, and the album will appear in the Google Photos app on iPhone.


 That’s all for the three ways to share photos in Samsung Shared Album with iPhone. Although there is no way to directly get photos in Samsung Shared Album on iPhone, the three ways in this guide are workable to share Samsung photos with iPhone. If this guide helps you, please share it with others. 

Demi · Editor
Doris is an editor of AOMEI Technology as well as a good advisor in the area of iOS-related issues. She does well in finding solutions to people's problems. She enjoys traveling, gardening, and watching movies. She spends most of her free time with her pet and family.