Oct 272015

“I just upgraded my iPhone 5 to Samsung Galaxy S6, iOS to Android, and I could not find a reasonable tutorial to help me transfer my WhatsApp messages from iPhone 5 to Galaxy S6. Anyone knows?”

It is common that someone users want to retain their WhatsApp messages, but we can not directly transfer our WhatsApp data from iOS to Android devices such as Samsung, HTC, LG and other phones. So it is a troubling thing for us to deal with the WhatsApp problem when we upgraded our iPhone to Android phones.

But it is possible to achieve, you still has a chance to complete this without a third-party software, only need to prepare a computer and make sure that your old iOS and new Android devices can be recognized by this computer. Then you can follow the 3 steps below to transfer your WhatsApp chat history from iPhone to any Android phones.

Step 1: Backup iPhone WhatsApp Messages to Computer


We do not rely on tools, so we need to backup those WhatsApp data to computer first, and transfer the backup files from computer to Android devices on step 2.

1.Connect you iPhone to computer without iTunes(you need to close iTunes manually).
2.Run “cmd” and enter these commands in sequence: “dir” >> “dir\a” >> “cd [folder]” >> “copy [source] [destination]”.

Explanation(search for a “whatsapp” folder and storage it):

  • “dir” – See visible contents of the current folder.
  • “dir\a” – See all contents of the current folder.
  • “cd [folder]” – Change directory.
  • “copy [source] [destination]” – Copy the folder you need to your computer.

Step 2: Transfer WhatsApp Messages to Android Phone

You need to install WhatsApp on your new Android phone first, and then connect your Android phone to computer, open the WhatsApp folder and create a “Databases” folder in it, copy the backup file into this folder.

Step 3: Restore Backup Files on Your New WhatsApp

Now you can launch the WhatsApp on your Android phone, and it will remind you there is backup files, you just need to chick on “Restore” to get your messages in the new Android phone.

Up to now, you’ve successfully transfer WhatsApp messages from iOS to Android, which is very easy and does not require any tools.

Dec 252014

Buy a new iPad Air 2 or iPad Mini 3, and want to transfer info from the old iPad to the new iPad? Generally speaking, the old iPad will be sold or give away after we get the new one that we deeply need to migrate files.  For some reasons, Apple doesn’t allows you transfer data between iPad devices with simple copy and paste, don’t disappoint, to transfer contacts, notes, photos, text messages, video and more files to the new iPad, you can follow any methods below:

transfer data from old iPad to iPad Air 2 Mini 3

The First Method: Transfer Data from Old iPad to iPad Air 2/iPad Mini 3 Using iAny Transfer

iAny Transfer is a data transfer tool which allows you to transfer iPad data to computer, iTunes, between iPad devices and even transfer iPad data to iPhone, iPod.

Here are the steps:
#1:  Download iAny Transfer and install it on computer, run program.
#2:  Connect the old iPad to PC and transfer any iPad data to computer.
#3: Disconnect the old iPad and connect the new iPad, import the data transferred from the old iPad on computer to the new iPad.

This is the most easy and quick way to move old iPad data to the new iPad Air and iPad Mini 3. And if you upgrade your iPhone or iPod, you can follow the same steps above to transfer info from the old device to the new device too, read more!

The Second Method: Move Info from the Old iPad to the new iPad with iTunes

Please performance these steps:
a.    Launch iTunes and connect the old iPad with computer and backup iPad data to iTunes, then disconnect old iPad
b.    Connect the iPad Air 2 or iPad Mini 3 to PC and choose “Backup content to this device” option to receive the data from the old iPad.

The Third Method: Migrate Data from Old iPad to the iPad Air 2/iPad Mini 3 via iCloud

Follow these easy steps:
* Set iPad language and country after the iPad power on.
* Connect iPad with WiFi
* Tap “Restore from iCloud backup” option and agree to the Terms and Conditions.
* Choose the backup name of the old iPad and restore it to the new iPad.

transfer data from old ipad to new ipad via iCloud

Congratulations! You can enjoy the old data on your new iPad now!

Oct 152014

I accidentally deleted my playlists in iTunes but they are still on my iPhone. How do I transfer playlist on my iPhone to iTunes? –    Asked by Andrew

transfer iPhone iPad iPod Touch playlist to itunes and computerYeah, we have to admit that we still know a little about how to handle data between iOS device and iTunes, and it seems the operations are so complicate.  Actually, once you have done it one time, you will find it is easier than you think. Moreover, you may be able to find other better ways to get problem solved. Now, come back to the problem Andrew had encountered, let’s take how to move playlist from iOS device to iTunes for example to learn how to deal with iOS data management with ease.

Transfer Music Playlist from iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch to iTunes

For help transferring playlist from iOS device to iTunes, these steps are required:
1.    Launch iTunes.
2.    Connect iPhone or other devices to computer.
3.    Find your iPhone on the “Devices” menu, and then you can find all the playlist names created on iPhone are shown in the last column.
4.    Click on the playlist name which you need to sync to iTunes, right-click and choose “Export…”
5.    In the pop-up windows, name the playlist and save it on PC/Mac as XML format.
6.    Go to File>Library on iTunes and select “Import Playlist” to import the XML playlist file you just created.
That’s it.

However, this is not the perfect result! That somehow we have transferred iPhone playlist to computer, but still some music playlist issues exist. Such as iTunes sync will erase those playlists created before, a failed synchronization may cause both iOS device and iTunes playlist lose. To keep your playlists work for you forever, you should copy iPhone playlist to computer without iTunes. Then, is it possible? Yes!

Transfer iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch Playlist to Computer without iTunes

Apple doesn’t allow doing it, but some tools have been developed to satisfy our urgent demand. Tenorshare iPhone 5 Transfer maybe not so famous at the moment, but after the testing and tryout on different kind of iOS devices for many times, it is proved to be the excellent data transfer tool.
Note: iPhone 5 Transfer just a product name, and actually it compatible well with iPhone 6 Plus/6, iPhone 4S/4, iPhone 3GS and all the iPad, iPod models.

If you need to get iPhone, iPad or iPod playlist to computer, do as the following:
1.    Download iOS Devices Playlist Transfer tool on PC and install it.
2.    Open the program and connect your device with computer. After the authentication, this tool will scan all the files on your device and list them into catalogue.
3.    From the screen-capture from the iPhone 5 Transfer below, you can quickly find the Playlist catalogue

transfer iphone ipad ipod  playlist to pc

4.    Mark the playlist you need to copy, select all the songs or select those you like, and click on “Computer” button to save playlist on computer.

Some sharp-eyed readers have found that except copying playlist from iOS device to computer, this tool also allows us to add new music to playlist, edit existed music or delete some music not so nice from the playlist. Yeah, all of these functions are able to make you enjoy music much more comfortable on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, what are you waiting for?

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Jul 172014

Watching video on iPad, especial on iPad Air and iPad with Retina, is an enjoyable entertainment because of its display. However, the storage capacity of iPad usually small that it is easy to beyond capacity when you download or record little more videos. At this time, most iPad users would like to transfer iPad video to PC to save space.

transfer ipad video to pc

Yet, copying iPad video to pc directly doesn’t work. Don’t complain about it, that’s exactly what Apple does better place to protect the data’s security. And, though you are able to sync iPad data to computer with iTunes, the problem is not yet settled. To solve this problem, you need a third-party tool like iAny Manager.

iAny Manager is an excellent tool to transfer iPad data to computer, the data type can be videos, photos and contacts etc. Moreover, this tool also allows you to transfer video to iPad from computer. All iPad models like iPad Air, iPad Mini with Retina and iPad 4/3/2/1 that run on iOS 7/iOS 8 are supported!

To surely transfer iPad video to computer, follow these simple instructions:

1.    Download and install iPad data transfer tool
First of all, make sure you have installed the latest iTunes version on your computer.
Download this iPad data transfer tool on computer from http://www.any-data-recovery.com/product/iphone-ipad-ipod-manager.html, install and run program.

2.    Connect iPad to computer
Connect your iPad to computer with data cable. The program will begin to scan iPad once iPad has been connected. When the scan is over, the iPad information like iPad model, iPad user name would be displayed on the main interface.

3.    Preview and transfer iPad video
All the data in iPad will be listed into catalogue. Navigate to the left, click on “Media”, and you can find the video catalog is located in the media folder. Click on “Video” and choose those videos you want, and then click on “Computer” button on the right, choose the save path on the pop-up windows to transfer videos from iPad to computer.

That’s it! This iOS data transfer tool is help to transfer iPad video to pc without iTunes easily and quickly. Try it now!

Jun 302014

Welcome to the Any Phone Data Transfer blog, where we are able to find the best solutions for data transfer of iOS device.

You are in this blog is most likely because:

> Want to backup iOS data to computer in case data loss caused by iOS upgrade, accidentally delete, iPhone is damaged etc.
> Want to transfer iOS data to pc to print out.
> Be afraid of data will lose after device is synced.
> Change phone but want to keep the data.
> Transfer iPhone data to Android phone.
> Transfer iPhone data to iPad, iPod Touch.
> Transfer iPad data to iPhone, iPod Touch.
> Transfer iPod data to iPhone iPad.
And more reasons.

You may have one or more demands as mentioned above, in order to help you solve all of the problems, I start this blog.

What you can do in this blog:

One, browse all the data transfer solution and use tips in this blog;
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