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Windows has initially launched its smart phones in 2010; but in the stiff competition, Windows phones failed to perform. As most of the mobile market is covered by Android and iOS, Windows lagged behind and result is that many Windows users made their minds to switch to iPhones like iPhone 7/7 Plus, iPhone 8/8 Plus, and iPhone X. If you belong to this group, who want to move from Windows phone to iPhone X, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 7 or 7 Plus, you should read this tutorial.
You can transfer Windows data like contacts, photos, videos, and calendar to your new iPhone. During this migration, you can keep your favourite Windows apps as you are allowed to download them on your iPhone. Moreover, Apple also allows you to use Microsoft’s intelligent voice assistant Cortana on iPhone and iPad. With this in your kitty, you would love to move your data from Windows phone to iPhone X, iPhone 8, 8 Plus, iPhone 7, 7 Plus and other iPhones.
How to Switch from Windows Phone to iPhone X, 8 Plus, 8, 7 Plus or 7
This tutorial lists two types of transfer: you can transfer your Contacts, Calendars, Emails, Notes from Windows Phone to iPhone. Second, you can transfer your Photos from Windows phone to iPhones.
How to Transfer Contacts, Calendars, Emails, Notes from Windows Phone to iPhone
Step #1: Launch Settings on your iPhone or iPad.
Step #2: Next, scroll down and tap on Accounts & Passwords.
Step #3: Now you need to tap on Add Account option.
Step #4: You can see different mail clients on the screen; there is iCloud, Exchange, Google, Yahoo!, Aol. and Outlook.com. Tap on Outlook.com.
Step #5: Log into your Outlook account.
Step #6: Once you add your account, you can toggle on syncing for all data you want to move to your iPhone.
Step #7: You need to head back to Accounts by tapping on Account from top left corner; here, tap on Account.
Step #8: You are now on the Outlook screen, and here you need to toggle on Mail button to sync all your emails. Similarly, you can toggle on Contacts, Calendars, and Notes.
This will enable your Microsoft account to sync all your respective data (as mentioned above) on your iPhone.
You can continue using Microsoft Outlook app on your new iPhone by downloading the iOS app on your device.
How to Transfer Photos from Windows Phone to iPhone
You have created some sweet memories on your Windows phone, and while migrating from Windows to iOS, you would love to carry those unforgettable moments to the new device. Here, you can use cloud service to easily transfer photos from Windows phone to iPhone.
You can use OneDrive for successful transfer of photos. Upload all your photos to Microsoft’s cloud service, and then you can download OneDrive app on your iOS device from the AppStore; by doing this, you can quickly enjoy full access to your photos.
If you are worried about your Microsoft apps, relax! Almost all your Microsoft apps are supported on iOS devices; hence, you can download those apps one by one on your iPhone from App Store.
Since you are new to iPhones, you may be interested in knowing how to set up relatively new features like Face ID on iPhone X.
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