If you had you been using Windows phone and now all geared up to switch your loyalty to iPhone X, you have stumbled upon the right post that will help you move on to the new ecosystem with ease. Fortunately, switching from Windows phone to iPhone had never been so easy before.
You can move everything from contacts, notes to photos and videos to your iPhone. If you are fond of some Microsoft apps, you can also download them on your iOS device to use them. What’s more, you have the option to use Cortana (Microsoft’s intelligent personal assistant) on your iPhone as well. Enough talk, read on to transfer contacts, calendars, photos from Windows phone to iPhone X, iPhone 8 Plus, 8, iPhone 7 Plus, 7 or any other iPhones.
How to Switch from Windows Phone to iPhone
- How to Transfer Contacts, Calendars, Emails, Notes from Windows Phone to iPhone
- How to Transfer Photos from Windows Phone to iPhone
How to Transfer Contacts, Calendars, Emails, Notes from Windows Phone to iPhone
Step #1. Open Settings app on your new iOS device.
Step #2. Now, you have to scroll down and tap on Accounts & Passwords.
Step #4. Next up, you need to choose the account and then log in to it.
Step #5. When you have added your account, turn on syncing for all the data you wish to transfer to your iPhone.
Now, tap on Accounts at the top left corner to go back to the Accounts screen, if you aren’t there. Then, you need to tap your new Account.
Step #6. Up next, you have to turn on the switch next to Mail to sync your email data. Likewise, turn on Contacts, Calendars, and Notes.
Now, your Microsoft account will sync email, your contacts and your calendar to the respective stock apps on the iPhone.
If you wish to continue to use Microsoft Outlook app to manage your emails, download its iOS app from the App Store.
How to Transfer Photos from Windows Phone to iPhone
What about all those memorable photos? Well, you can easily transfer them to your new iOS device. Instead of moving the photo library from your old device to the new one, use the cloud to comfortably sync them.
If you had uploaded your photo library to OneDrive, it would be a breeze to transfer them. Just in case you haven’t done it as yet, do it now. Once you have uploaded all of your content to Microsoft’s cloud, download OneDrive app from the App Store to instantly access all your photos.
And, those great Microsoft Apps?
Most Microsoft’ apps are universally supported. Hence, you can download them from App Store on your iPhone.
Simply open App Store on your iPhone and then search the app you wish to download. Once the app appears, tap on Get. If asked for your Apple ID passwords, enter it and then tap on Install.
Once you have successfully switched from Windows phone to your iPhone X or any other iOS device, explore iOS and let us know your feedback about it.
You might want to refer these posts as well:
- How to Move from Android to iPhone
- How to Move from Old iPhone to New iPhone
- How to Use Automatic Setup in iOS 11
- How to Use Password AutoFill for Apps in iOS 11 on iPhone and iPad