restore iTunes backup to HTC

How to transfer data from iPhone 5S backup to HTC One M9?
I’m having trouble with using the backup from my previous iPhone 5S to my new HTC One M9.
I have made several backups and using iTunes I’m always able to make a complete restore. But using HTC Sync manager I’m only getting to the point: Transfer and Backup, iPhone, getting started. I only get the message We cannot find any backup of your iPhone in iTunes.
I’m on a macbook air. The newest iTunes version.
I know I have made several backups – any suggestions on what to do?

switch iPhone to HTC One M8/M9

The HTC One M9 is one of the most popular Android smartphones on the market, and you must want to transfer all your important media files over without a hitch. If you’re a iPhone user who’s just switching to HTC One M9, you may find it is difficult process to restore from iTunes backup to HTC One M9. But now you can accomplish the task by spending a few minutes. The latest HTC Sync Manager makes it super easy to restore iTunes backup files to your HTC phone. And the third-party software MobileTrans features more to help you restore from iTunes backup to Android HTC phone, but also retrieve data from Kies backup, iCloud backup, as well as BlackBerry backup file to any supported Android phone. Move contacts, text messages, photos, videos, calendar and more to your new HTC M9/8 phone.

So, let’s start with the instructions without wasting time. You just need to follow the instructions below.

Solution 1: Transfer iPhone Content and Apps to Phone with HTC Sync Manager
Solution 2: Restore from iTunes Backup to HTC M9/8/7 Through MobileTrans

Solution 1: Transferring iPhone content and apps to your HTC phone

With HTC Sync Manager, you can easily move your iPhone contacts, calendar, photos, videos, messages, wallpaper, and bookmarks to your new HTC phone. If you’re using an HTC phone that has HTC Sense 6, HTC Sync Manager also enables your phone to find and install the same apps that you were using on your iPhone.

Firs of all: You need to use iTunes 9.0 or later to back up your iPhone content to your computer.

Step 1. Download HTC Sync Manager and set your HTC phone

To restore from an iTunes backup file to your new HTC One M9, download the HTC Sync Manager from the HTC company’s Web site. Then go to your HTC One M9’s settings, click on the “Get content from another phone” option, and select iPhone.

Download HTC Sync Manager

htc one m8 transfer

2. Connect your HTC One M9 to your computer.

If you haven’t used iTunes to backup your iPhone content to your computer, now you should create an iTunes backup file before proceeding. After then, connect the HTC One M9 to your computer. Open HTC Sync Manager, click Home > Transfer & Backup.

htc sync manager

Then click Get Started button under iPhone Transfer Content, which will open a pop-up that displays all of your past iPhone backup files. Select your iPhone backup file, and then click OK to continue.

iPhone backup files

3. Select the types of content and transfer to your HTC One M9

Select the file you would like to restore to your HTC One M9 and click OK. Choose to transfer your iPhone’s contacts, calendar, messages, camera roll, wallpapers, and bookmarks to your HTC phone. You can choose whether to replace the content on your HTC phone with the iPhone content.

choose iPhone file type

Click Start. Wait for HTC Sync Manager to finish transferring content.

At last, choose which apps you were using on iPhone you want to find in Google Play and download to your HTC phone.

Solution 2: Restore from iTunes Backup to HTC One M9/8/7 through MobileTrans

MobileTrans is a fantastic phone data transfer software which enables you to retrieve data from backups created by iTunes, Samsung Kies, BlackBerry Desktop software, and transfer contacts, text messages, photos, video, etc. to any supported mobile device. It also allows directly transfer items between phones running iOS, Android and Nokia Sambian. In a word, you can direct connect your iPhone and HTC phone and transfer content between them.

OK! Let’s start with restoring iTunes backup to Android phone:

1. Open MobileTrans and choose Restore from Backups

Download MobileTrans (choose Windows or Mac version) and run it on your computer. In the primary window, choose Restore from Backups. Then choose iTunes from the following options provided.

Download | For Win Download | For Mac

restore from backups

2. Connect your HTC One phone and select the iPhone backup file

Take out your Android HTC One M9 / M8 / M7 smartphone and its USB cable, and connect it to your computer. Then select your iPhone backup file that you want to transfer to HTC One M9.

choose iPhone backup file

3. Select the content to restore

Select the files you would like to restore from your iTunes backup to HTC One M9/8/7. Before of that, you can check the box before “Clear data before copy” to clear data from the destination phone.

select files to restore

4. Transfer iPhone data to HTC One by restoring from iTunes backup

Click “Start Copy” to start retrieving data from iTunes backup and transfer contacts, text messages, calendar, photos, music, video, call logs, etc., to your HTC One M9 or any other supported smartphone.

transferring iPhone to HTC One M9

Compare: HTC Sync Manager vs MobileTrans

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Restore from iTunes Backup to HTC Phone right icon right icon
Retrieve data from iTunes/Kies/BlackBerry Backup to iOS device   right icon
Backup iOS to Computer   right icon
Backup HTC phone to Computer right icon right icon (any supported Android device)
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