Sync Android Photos to iOS iCloud Photo_05_IFTTT applet activated

iCloud Photos icon 200x200Sync Android Photos to iCloud Photo Library and iCloud Photo Stream by using an IFTTT applet to upload and automatically transfer camera photos taken on an Android device to an iOS device or a Mac. In addition, the Photosync app, available on iOS, macOS and Android, is a versatile tool to transfer and sync already taken photos in bulk or complete albums to iCloud Photo Library and iCloud Photo Stream via iPhone or iPad.

Automated and bulk upload: Sync Android Photos to iCloud Photo Library and Photo Stream via Photosync app

Sync Android Photos to iPhone or iPad or via Photosync app is recommended for bulk upload of already taken Android Photos to iCloud Photo Library and iCloud Photo Stream via your iPhone or iPad.

  1. On your Android Phone, download and install Photosync Android app from the Google Plays Store. 
  2. On your iPhone or iPad, download and install Photosync iOS app from the App Store, too. 
    PhotoSync - Fotos übertragen
    PhotoSync - Fotos übertragen
    Developer: touchbyte GmbH
    Price: 4,49 €
  3. Open Photosync on your iPhone / iPad and your Android device.
  4. On your android device select the album and/or the photos you want to transfer and upload.

    Sync Android Photos to iOS iCloud Photo_01_Photosync app select album and photos for transfer

    Sync Android Photos to iOS iCloud Photo_01_Photosync app select album and photos for transfer

  5. Select the target for transferring: Tap on ‘Phone/Tablet‘.

    Sync Android Photos to iOS iCloud Photo_02_Photosync app select target

    Sync Android Photos to iOS iCloud Photo_02_Photosync app select target

  6. Below ‘Searching for devices…‘, select ‘iPhone X‘ as target.

    Sync Android Photos to iOS iCloud Photo_03_Photosync app select iPhone X target

    Sync Android Photos to iOS iCloud Photo_03_Photosync app select iPhone X target

  7. Transferring via WiFi. is very fast, you can watch the transfer progress.

    Sync Android Photos to iOS iCloud Photo_04_Photosync app transfer progress

    Sync Android Photos to iOS iCloud Photo_04_Photosync app transfer progress

  8. After transfer to your iPhone or iPad, the photos are uploaded to your iCloud Photo library or iCloud Photo stream.

    Sync Android Photos to iOS iCloud Photo_05_Photos on iPhone X after transfer

    Sync Android Photos to iOS iCloud Photo_05_Photos on iPhone X after transfer

Note: You should have already activated iCloud Photo: Go to ‘Settings‘ > ‘Photos‘ and switch ‘iCloud Photo Library‘ on.

Syncing Android Photos to iCloud Photo Library and Photo stream via IFTTT applet

After this initial sync, the use of an IFTTT (“If This Then That”) applet automatically syncs every new Android photo:

  1. On your Android Phone, download and install IFTTT Android app
    IFTTT
    IFTTT
    Developer: IFTTT
    Price: Free
  2. On your iPhone or iPad, download and install IFTTT iOS app, too. 
    IFTTT
    IFTTT
    Developer: IFTTT
    Price: Free
  3. Open IFTTT, login or create an account.
  4. Activate the applet “Sync Android Photos to iOS iCloud Photos” by IFTTT maker miappleme by turning it on.

    Sync Android Photos to iOS iCloud Photo_01_turning on IFTTT applet

    Sync Android Photos to iOS iCloud Photo_01_turning on IFTTT applet

  5. Grant IFTTT permissions for accessing Android Photos and  iOS Photos service.

    Sync Android Photos to iOS iCloud Photo_02_IFTTT grant permissions

    Sync Android Photos to iOS iCloud Photo_02_IFTTT grant permissions

  6. Turn notifications on, if you want to receive notifications when applet runs.

    Sync Android Photos to iOS iCloud Photo_03_IFTTT receive notifications when applet runs

    Sync Android Photos to iOS iCloud Photo_03_IFTTT receive notifications when applet runs

  7. Create iCloud Photo album or leave it blank. The default iCloud photo album’s name will be then ‘IFTTT’.

    Sync Android Photos to iOS iCloud Photo_04_IFTTT create iCloud Photo album

    Sync Android Photos to iOS iCloud Photo_04_IFTTT create iCloud Photo album

  8. Now the applet is turned on and activated. Tap on ‘Check now’ to see the applet correctly running.

    Sync Android Photos to iOS iCloud Photo_05_IFTTT applet activated

    Sync Android Photos to iOS iCloud Photo_05_IFTTT applet activated

Notes:

Sync Android Photos to iCloud Photo Library and iCloud Photo Stream by a 2-step method: First, make a bulk upload of all existing Android Photos on your Android device. Second, activate the IFTTT applet “Sync Android Photos to iOS iCloud Photos” by IFTTT maker miappleme for an automated upload and sync with your iOS iCloud photo Library and iCloud Photo stream.

Stay tuned! 😉

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