How to Transfer Data Contacts from Windows Phone to iPhone

February 28, 2018
If you've grown tired of Windows Phone, or have been seduced by the merits of Apple's iOS ecosystem, you may be pondering the best methods for switching from a Windows smartphone to an iPhone. You certainly wouldn't be the first.
It's actually quite straightforward to migrate from one platform to another, but it's important to follow the procedure carefully so you don't lose any important data, from contacts and calendar data to music and photos. Apps are more difficult, but when moving in this particular direction you'll virtually always find that an iOS equivalent or alternative is available on your new device; iPhone owners switching to Windows Phone might not always be so lucky.
In this article we walk disillusioned Windows Phone users through the process of transferring to an iPhone.
All forms of data transfer solution carry risks, but we think consider it prudent to minimize the risk, so here we highly recommend a useful and safe software - Mobile Transfer, which is really a great assistant to transfer everything from one platform to another no matter what the platform it is.
The fast transferring speed need not be mentioned here, but the data security are supposed to pay more attention, this is a desktop software which need to be installed on your computer, run and use it without internet connection, this ensure the data security while transferring and make the program reliable.



Steps to Transfer Data from Old Windows Phone to iPhone


Transfer from OneDrive Backup to iPhone

Step 1. Backup Contacts from Windows Phone to OneDrive
For Windows 10 Phone: Go People > ... > Settings > Accounts > email and accounts At the top you can see your Microsoft account that you have signed into currently.
For Windows 8 or 8.1 phone: Go All Apps > Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendar > Email + accounts > Microsoft Account
If you can't find Microsoft account from the list, please tap "Add account" and sign into your Microsoft account with email and password.
After you've signed into your Microsoft account, you will see a "Back up?" page asking you if you want to make a bakcup. Please press "Yes" to sync your contacts to OneDrive.

Step 2. Connect iPhone to computer with USB
Plug iPhone into computer via USB cables after you install and run this phone data transfer software on PC or Mac. This data transfer tool will detect and recognize your phones' information. And then click on "Restore from Backups" Mode and choose "OneDrive" in the main interface.

Step 3. Sign in OneDrive account
Now, you are in the log-in page. Click the button "Sign in". Then enter your Microsoft account (the account you used to back up contacts on OneDrive) and the password.

On the next box, click Yes to continue.

Step 4. Transfer Contacts to iPhone
When your OneDrive account loginned, and your Android device is detected, now you can check the wanted data including contacts, photos, videos and music, and click on the "Start Transfer" button to transfer it to the iPhone.


Transfer from Phone to Phone

Step 1. Connect Windows Phone and iPhone to PC
Launch Mobile Transfer on your computer. Choose the mode "Phone to Phone Transfer". Then connect your Windows phone and iPhone to the computer with USB cables. Enable USB debugging on both phones.

The program will automatically detects your phone soon, and the data will be transferred from the source device to the destination one. You can use the "Flip" button to exchange their position.
Step 2. Transfer Data from Windows Phone to iPhone
Now you can check how many contacts that are available to transfer to iPhone from the old Windows Phone. You can select what content to copy from Win Phone to iPhone in the box. So far, only contacts, photos, music, and videos are available to transfer from Windows phone to iPhone.

click on the "Start Transfer" button after you finish selecting the options. Mobile Transfer will begin copying data from Windows Phone to iPhone right away. It will take about 15 minutes to migrate your files quickly and safely.

Related: Transfer Data from Windows Phone to Android
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