5 Ways | How to Transfer Photos from Android to iPhone Without Computer

Different operating systems on Android phone and iPhone may make you confused when it comes to transfer photos from Android to iPhone. Just try the five tools in this guide to help yourself transfer photos from Android to iPhone without computer.

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By Demi / Updated on June 26, 2024

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Transfer photos from Android to iPhone

I’d like to transfer some photos from my Android phone to my new iPhone 15. Any account or software that I can share or buy? It would be best if I don’t need to transfer photos with computer. Any suggestions?

- Question from iPhoneForums

Whether you are shifting from an Android phone to an iPhone or just want to view photos taken using your Android phone on your iPhone, you will need to transfer the photos first. While owing to different operating systems on Android and iOS phones, you may find it is difficult to directly transfer photos from Android to iPhone without computer.

transfer from Android to iPhone

Luckily, there are some apps and services supports both Android and iOS phones, enabling you to transfer photos between them. Let’s get started.

Part 1. Transfer Photos from Android to iPhone Without Computer via Apps

If you have used the Android phone for a long time, you must know its Bluetooth transfer function. With the help of apps, to some degree, you are able to receive Bluetooth files on iPhone from Android.

Tool 1. Move to iOS

Considering the users who switch from Android to iPhone, Apple provides you with the Move to iOS app. You can transfer photos as well as any other important data from Android to iPhone without computer during the new iPhone setup process.

Preparations before data transfer
• Enable Wi-Fi on both your Android phone and iPhone.

• Plug your two devices into power to make sure they won’t be power-off during the process.

How to transfer photos from Android to iPhone without computer
Step 1. Set up new iPhone, and follow the setup process to choose language, region, and Network > When you get to the Apps & Data screen, choose Move Data from Android.

Step 2. On your Android phone, download and install Move to iOS > Tap Continue > Read the terms and conditions that appear and tap Agree > Tap Next.

Step 3. On your iPhone, tap Continue on the Move from Android screen > Wait for a ten-digit or six-digit code to appear.

move data from Android

Step 4. On your Android phone, Enter the code that appears on iPhone > Wait for the Transfer Data screen to appear > Choose Camera Roll and any other content you’d like to transfer and tap Next.

choose data

Wait for the process to complete, and continue to set up your iPhone. Then, you can get access to Android photos on iPhone.

Tool 2. SHAERit

SHAREit is a Bluetooth-based transfer app to enable you to transfer photos from Android to iPhone wirelessly. Here are tutorials about how to transfer photos from Android to iPhone without computer using SHAREit.

Step 1. Download SHAREit for Android and for iPhone, open it on both Android phone and iPhone.

Step 2. On your Android phone, tap Send > Select photos from your Android phone that you want to transfer, tap SEND.

Step 3. Tap CONNECT TO iOS/WP when there is a blue screen on Android phone, then a mobile hotspot name and password shows up.

shareit transfer android

Step 4. On your iPhone, connect to the hotspot > Open SHAREit and tap Receive.

Tool 3. FoneTool

With FoneTool's mobile app, you can easily transfer files wirelessly from Android to iPhone, similar to what you'd expect with AirDrop. What makes FoneTool stand out is its ability to transfer a large number of files all at once.

This handy tool enables wireless transfer of photos, videos, music, contacts, and other data from the Files app between your Android and iPhone. The best part? No need for Wi-Fi, and it won't use up your data.

How to transfer photos from Android to iPhone wirelessly without computer by FoneTool

Step 1. Download FoneTool from App Store on both Android phone and iPhone. Open FoneTool on two device > Allow the tool to use WLAN. (No need to connect to a Wi-Fi, just need to turn on the Wi-Fi option.)
Download link for Android: https://www2.aomeisoftware.com/download/ftl/FoneTool_Android.apk
Download link for iPhone: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/fonetool/id1504211320?platform=iphone

Step 2. On your Android phone, go to Connect Device > Tap Connect to iOS and scan the QR code using your iPhone to connect two devices.

connect to iOS

Step 3. On your Android phone, Go to File Transfer > Tap Photos from the menu bar to preview and select the files you’d like to transfer to iPhone > Click Send to make it.

preview photos and tap send

Step 4. On your iPhone, simply tap Confirm to receive photos from Android phone. When it is finished, you can go to the Photos app to have a check.

Part 2. Transfer photos from Android to iPhone without computer by cloud services

There are also some cloud services available to sync photos from Android to iPhone. While please be noted that the data transfer process takes place in the background, you may have no idea when the task will finish. If you are not in a hurry, you can try the two tools below.

Tool 4. iCloud

The inbuilt iCloud feature on iPhone provides you with 5 GB of free storage to sync files to your Apple devices. You can also rely on it to transfer all photos from Android to iPhone without computer.

To transfer photos from Android to iCloud
Step 1. On your Android phone, open iCloud.com on your web browser (Preferably Chromium) > Sign in with your Apple ID you are using on your iPhone.

Step 2. Click on the Photos option > Click on Upload from the bottom of the screen > Select the photos that you want to upload.

upload photos from Android to iCloud

Step 3. After uploading all wanted photos > Go to the Settings app on your iPhone > Sign in with your Apple ID or tap [your name] > Choose iCloud > Turn on the switch next to Photos to start syncing.

message sync

Keep your iPhone connect to a stable Wi-Fi. You can go to iPhone Photos app to check whether the photos have been synced completely.

Tool 5. Google Photos

The Google Photos allows you to upload all photos from your device to your Google cloud account. You can use this service to transfer photos from Android to iPhone without computer with Google Photos.

Step 1. On your Android phone, install and open Google Photos app > Sign in your Google account.

Step 2. Tap three-line icon > Choose Settings > Select Back up & sync and toggle on the switch next to is in the next page, and wait for your Android device to upload all the photos.

enable backup sync

Step 3. Install and open Google Photos on your iPhone > Sign in with the same account > Go to Settings > Back up & sync to turn it on.

Step 4. Your iPhone will start downloading the photos that you uploaded to the service from your Android phone.

Bonus: Transfer photos from Android to iPhone with computer

It may be obvious that a wireless connection is not always as stable as people would like. Actually, FoneTool also offer you a desktop version, enabling you to quickly and selectively transfer photos from Android to iPad with a computer.

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To transfer files from Android to computer
Connect your Android phone to computer with USB cable. Then, drag and drop music, photos, videos, and other files from Android to computer. It is suggested to create a new folder to store these files.

Steps to transfer files from computer to iPhone
Step 1. Download FoneTool by clicking the icon below and install it > Connect your iPhone to computer with a USB cable.

Step 2. Select Phone Transfer > Choose PC to iPhone and click Start Transfer.

transfer to iphone

Step 3. Click any area of the box to preview and select the files and click Open.

select files

Step 4. Click Start Transfer after choosing all files you want > Click OK when the transfer is completed.

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Conclusion

That’s all for the four apps or cloud services to transfer photos from Android to iPhone without computer. You can choose anyone of them to do you a favor.

As to more data transfer process, you can also download FoneTool to your computer, and let it transfer photos from computer to iPhone. If this guide helps you, please share it with others.

Demi
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Demi is an editor of FoneTool group 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.