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[Best Way] Send Videos from Android to iPhone X/8/7/6/6s/5/5c/5s/4

"My friend has a Samsung Galaxy phone and I have an iPhone 7. Recently, we encountered some challenges to send some videos she took in the holiday to my iPhone. How to transfer videos from Android to iPhone? Please help."

It is simple to transfer videos from smartphone to computer. But when it comes to sending videos from Android to iPhone, it is another story. Apple has released several ways to transfer data between iOS devices, like iCloud and AirDrop. Unfortunately, these services are not available to Android devices.

Send Videos from Android to iPhone

Is that means you cannot send videos from Android to iPhone or transfer videos from iPhone to Android?

In this tutorial, we are going to show you several common ways to do it easily, such as email and cloud service. Even though you do not understand these methods, you can follow our guides to transfer videos between iPhone and Android step by step. Plus, we will show you the advantages and downsides of these methods. Then you can make a better decision based on your situations and demands. If you are ready, let's start.

We use instant message apps and check emails on our smartphone every day. Actually, they are video transferring applications as well. In this part, you can learn about how to use these common ways to send videos from Android to iPhone easily.

Part 1: Professional Way to Send Videos from Android to iPhone (in one click)

As technology developing, people are always searching for the better way to complete daily tasks, so is sending videos from Android to iPhone. Is there any way to do it in one click? Apeaksoft Phone Transfer is the answer you are looking for. Its key features include:
1. Easy to use. The Phone transferring application is able to send videos from Android to iPhone in one click.
2. Two-way transfer. You can share videos from iPhone to iPhone, Android to iPhone, iPhone to Android, or Android to Android simply.
3. Selectively send. Besides videos, it supports contacts, photos, and other media files. You can decide to transfer what data types.
4. No damage on existing videos. The biggest advantage of Phone Transfer is not damaging current data on your smartphone during transferring.
5. Faster and safer. It uses USB cable to transfer files between Android and iPhone, which is quicker and safer.
6. Higher compatibility. The Phone Transfer supports all iPhone models and Android phones, including iPhone XS/XR/X/8/8 Plus/SE/7/7 Plus/6/6s/5/5c/5s/4, Samsung Galaxy S8/S7/S6/Note 8/Note 7/Note 6/Note 5, and other Android phone released by LG, HTC, Google, Sony, etc.
7. And it has two versions, one for Windows 10/8/8.1/7/XP and the other one for Mac OS.

In a word, it is the best option to transfer videos from Android to iPhone simply and quickly. To help you understand the usage, we use a Samsung Galaxy S8 as the source device and an iPhone 7 as the target device.

Steps to transfer videos from Android to iPhone with Phone Transfer

Step 1. Connect both Android and iPhone to Phone Transfer

There is one version of Phone Transfer for Windows PCs and the other for Mac OS. Download the right version based on the operating system, and follow the onscreen assistant to install it on your computer. Connect both the Galaxy S8 and iPhone 7 to your computer with the USB cables.

Phone Transfer

Tip: To avoid data loss, you'd better use the original USB cables or the products authenticated by Apple and Samsung.

Step 2. Settings for sending videos

Launch Phone Transfer, and it will detect the two devices automatically. Make sure the Android phone appears in the "Source Device" box and iPhone shows up in the "Target Device" area. Otherwise, click the "Switch" button to correct it. Check the box in front of the "Media" option. And if the iPhone does not have enough storage, you can tick the checkbox said "Remove the chosen data on Target Device before copy" to free up space.

Settings for Sending Videos

Step 3. Transfer videos from Android to iPhone

After setting, locate to the bottom of the window and click the "Start to copy" button to activate the process. When it finished, Phone Transfer will tell you. Then quit the application and remove the Android phone and iPhone from your computer. Now, you can view the videos on iPhone.

Note: As said before, Phone Transfer is able to send videos from iPhone to Android as well. The only difference is settings about source device and target device. Plus, it use physical connection to transfer files between iPhone and Android, so you do not need to connect the smartphones to Wi-Fi network. And it also does not have limitations on video file size. You can use it to transfer long videos or movies between Android and iPhone.

It's quite simple to transfer videos from Android phone to computer. If you still don't know how to do it, you can check this post.

Part 2: Transfer Videos from Android to iPhone via WhatsApp

WhatsApp, for example, is one of the most popular instant message apps around the world. It allows people to send videos to contacts as attachments. Plus, the video transfer from using WhatsApp can be performed between any mobile phones with WhatsApp installed.

Steps to transfer videos from Android to iPhone

Step 1. Open the WhatsApp client on the Android phone, such as Samsung Galaxy S8. Navigate to the chats window and select the contact associated on the target iPhone.

Step 2. Tap the "attach" menu with a paperclip icon at upper right corner, and choose Gallery on the popup menu. Here you can select the desired video saved in your Gallery.

Transfer Files WhatsApp

Step 3. Add a caption for the video if you like. Tap the "Send" button at bottom. A few seconds later, you can receive the video in WhatsApp on iPhone. And you can download the video to the Photos app.

Part 3: Send Videos from Android to iPhone via Gmail

According to recent survey, majority of emails are opened on smartphones. Almost all email providers have released mobile apps for both iPhone and Android devices. That makes email a simple way to transfer videos from Android to iPhone. For example, Gmail is one of the most popular email providers and Google has released Gmail for iOS long ago.

How to transfer videos from Android to iPhone via Gmail

Step 1. If you have Gmail app on your devices, skip to the next step directly. To transfer videos between Android and iPhone, you have to set up Gmail account on the devices first. On iPhone, go to "Settings" > "Mail" > "Accounts" and tap "Add Account", select "Google" on the list and enter your Gmail username and password. On Android, head to "Settings" > "Account", tap "Add Account", select Google and follow the onscreen assistant to fill in your Gmail address.

Add Account

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Step 2. Open the Gallery app on your Android phone and find the video you want to send to iPhone. Tap on the video and then hit "Share" to activate the share menu. If you have set up Gmail in Settings, choose "Email". And if you have the Gmail app on your phone, select "Gmail".

Step 3. When you are taken to the new email screen, input your Gmail address in the "To" box and tap the "Send" icon to send video from Android to iPhone. Then you can access your Gmail account on iPhone and download the video attachment at any time.

Share Video Gmail

Note: This way is available to transfer videos from iPhone to Android. But similar to instant message apps, email providers usually have limitations on the size of attachment. For example, Gmail allows people to send an attachment less than 25MB.

Part 4: Transfer Videos from Android to iPhone Using Dropbox

Today, people are increasingly embracing the advanced technologies, for example, many people save their photos and videos to cloud services, like Dropbox. That permits you to access these contents at any devices, and also makes sending videos from Android to iPhone possible.

Steps to send videos from Android to iPhone

Step 1. Install Dropbox app on both iPhone and Android phone. It is available in App Store and Play Store. Open the Dropbox app on Android phone and sign in your account. If you do not have, you can sign up a new one within the app.

Step 2. Tap the "Add file" menu with a plus icon on the bottom right corner and choose the "Upload photos or videos" option. When redirect to gallery, you can check the boxes on the videos you want to send to iPhone. Once tap on the "Upload" button at bottom of the screen, the videos will be uploaded to your Dropbox account in minutes.

Step 3. Next, turn on your iPhone and start the Dropbox app. Sign in the same account and go to the photo folder. By default, Dropbox will save all photos and videos in the photo folder. If you want to send videos from Android to iPhone's Camera Roll, select the videos, tap the "Share" icon at top of screen and then hit "Save Videos".

Share Video Dropbox

Note: Dropbox gives 2GB free storage to each account; however, you have to perform video uploading and downloading when sending videos from Android to iPhone. And if the Wi-Fi network is not good, transferring videos with Dropbox could be a disaster.

Part 5: Send Videos from Android to iPhone via Wi-Fi Transfers

Besides message app and email, there are several Wi-Fi transfers on market compatible with both iPhone and Android. A Wi-Fi transferring application is able to send videos from Android to iPhone in real time, but the prerequisite is that the two devices must connect to the same Wi-Fi network. We use Zapya as the example to show you how to transfer videos from Android to iPhone.

Steps to send videos from Android to iPhone

Step 1. Open the Wi-Fi transferring app on both your Android phone and iPhone, when you want to transfer videos. Make sure that your Android phone and iPhone connect to the same Wi-Fi network.

Step 2. On Android phone, tap the "Create Group" option on the pop-up dialog and then hit the menu icon with three horizontal lines at top right corner of the screen. Then choose "Connect to iOS Device" on the menu list.

Step 3. Turn to your iPhone, tap on "Search and Join" on the pop-up dialog. Then select the Android phone on the list to connect two devices.

Step 4. After the connection is successful, back to the Android phone, choose video as the data type on bottom. To send a video, tap on it and hit "Send". If you want to send multiple videos, tap "Multi" and touch each desired video, tap "Send" to transfer them to iPhone.

Wi-Fi Transfer

Note: Wi-Fi transferring apps usually have limitations on file size and number for free trial. And the transferring speed is very slow, especially on videos, and similar apps are AnyTrans, Smart Switch, etc.

Conclusion:

In this tutorial, we have shared multiple ways to send videos from Android to iPhone. Now, you should understand that these methods have unique benefits and advantages. WhatsApp, for example, is easy to use when send a single video clip between Android and iPhone. Email allows you to send and receive the videos separately. Dropbox is a web-based service, which needs a good Wi-Fi network. If you want to send videos from Android to iPhone in one click, Apeaksoft Phone Transfer is the best option. You can free download it and give a try. We wish that our guides and suggestions are helpful to you.

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