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How to transfer data from OnePlus 6t to iPhone 12?

I have switched from Android to iOS but I also want to keep the data on my old phone. Since it is the first time that I get an iOS device. Anyone could tell me how to transfer data to my iPhone 12?

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Apple’s brand-new iPhone 12 series have been released and OnePlus users could enjoy its features by switching from Android to iOS.

iOS is worth trying but there are still important data on your old OnePlus needed to be transferred, like photos and contacts.

You might have done data migration between Android phones. The process is simple. Export and import. What’s more, OnePlus Switch makes you easily copy all the app data.

If you move data from Android to iOS, the full migration might be not possible because apps in different systems cannot be completely transferred but you could still transfer important data like photos and contacts. To import WhatsApp chat history, you may refer to How to Transfer WhatsApp Messages from Android to iPhone 12?

In the next sections, you will get the very useful ways to transfer data from OnePlus to your iPhone.

New iPhone 12

Section 1. How to transfer data from OnePlus to iPhone with Move to iOS?

Like OnePlus’s app OnePlus Switch, Apple gives users the app Move to iOS to help use to migrate from Android to iOS.

When you use OnePlus Switch, you migrate data by installing the app on both device but this time, you just need to install Move to iOS on OnePlus and the migration process would be finished before you start using your new iPhone.

It helps transfer contacts, message history, camera photos and videos, web bookmarks, mail accounts, calendars, free apps, etc.

If you have finished setting up iPhone, you need to go to Settings > select General > select Reset > Select Erase All Content and Settings to erase all the content iPhone and follow the steps below to use Move to iOS.

If you don’t want to reset your iPhone, you could use the method in this guide: How to Transfer Data from iPhone to iPhone After Setup?

Steps to migrate data from OnePlus to iPhone:

Preparation: Turn on Wi-Fi on OnePlus, plug both devices into power, and put them near together.

Step 1. Download the app Move to iOS on OnePlus.

Step 2. Start your new iPhone and finish setting up language and Apple ID.

Step 3. When it asks whether to transfer data, select Move Data from Android.

Move to iOS

Step 4. On your OnePlus, open Move to iOS.

Step 5. Tap Continue and then following the instruction until you see the messages Find Your Code. Tap Next.

Step 6. On your iPhone, tap Continue to get a code.

Step 7. Enter this code on OnePlus.

Step 8. Wait for a while and then select the data you want to transfer.

Step 9. Tap Next, and then wait for a few minutes to transfer OnePlus data into iPhone.

Section 2. How to transfer photos and videos from OnePlus to iPhone?

You might have taken a lot of beautiful pictures and videos use your OnePlus. In this section, you will know the simplest and fastest way to migrate photos and videos.

AOMEI MBackupper is an excellent iPhone data transfer to let you always transfer data to iPhone as you wish.

Steps to transfer photos and videos to your iPhone:

Preparation: Download and install AOMEI MBackupper on your computer by clicking the button below.

Step 1. Connect your OnePlus to computer with USB cable. On your computer, press Windows Key + E to open File Explorer. Find your OnePlus in the sidebar and click it. Locate the folder DCIM and copy the photos and videos to your computer.

Step 2. Open AOMEI MBackupper, select the feature Transfer to iPhone.

Transfer to iPhone

Step 3. Click any area in the box to add photos and videos or directly drag and drop the file from the folder to this box.

Select Files

Step 4. Click Transfer to import the photos and videos into your iPhone immediately.

Transfer

Section 3. How to transfer contacts from OnePlus to iPhone?

You can export SIM card to computer as .vcf files and then upload the file to iCloud on your computer. Your contacts would appear on your iPhone then.

Steps to transfer contacts to iPhone via iCloud:

Step 1. On your OnePlus, open the app Contacts.

Step 2. Tap the dots in the upper-right corner and then tap Settings.

Step 3. Swipe up the screen and the tap Import/Export.

Step 4. Select Export as .vcf File. Remember the location you store the files on iPhone.

Step 5. Connect OnePlus to computer with USB cable.

Step 6. Open File Explorer, find your OnePlus, locate the .vcf file and copy it to computer.

Step 7. Open your browser and go to icloud.com.

Step 8. Sign in your Apple ID and select Contacts.

Step 9. Click the Gear icon in the lower-left corner and select Export vCard.

Import Contacts

Step 10. On your iPhone, open Settings > tap your profile > select iCloud > Switch on Contacts.

iPhone iCloud Contacts

Conclusion

When you switch from OnePlus to iPhone, your data like photos and contacts on OnePlus is still useful. You could use the 3 methods in this guide to transfer data from OnePlus to iPhone.

You can keep AOMEI MBackupper on your computer, because you can import data to your iPhone later anytime you want.

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