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How to move your photos, contacts, and more from Android to iPad and iPhone

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How to move your photos, contacts, and more from Android to iPad and iPhone

Switching from Android to an iPhone or iPad used to be tricky, however with the brand new Move to iOS app it is as simple as tapping a couple of buttons.

Moving your pictures, contacts, calendars, and bills from your antique Android telephone or tablet to your new iPhone or iPad is more uncomplicated than ever with Apple's Move to iOS app. Apple's first Android app, it hooks your antique Android and new Apple tool in combination over an instantaneous Wi-Fi connection and transfers over all your knowledge.

While Move to iOS app transfers a large number of your knowledge, it does not switch your apps (as they are now not suitable), song, or any of your passwords. Additionally, you'll be able to handiest switch knowledge from an Android telephone or tablet to an iPhone or iPad operating iOS 9 or upper. Good information: That does come with your up to date iPhone SE, iPhone 6s, or iPad Pro.

How to move your knowledge from Android to iPhone or iPad with Move to iOS

  1. Set up your iPhone or iPad till you succeed in the display titled "Apps & Data".
  2. Tap "Move Data from Android" choice.

  3. On your Android telephone or tablet, open the Google Play Store and seek for Move to iOS.
  4. Open the Move to iOS app record.
  5. Tap Install
  6. Tap to settle for the permissions request.
  7. Tap Open after it is put in.

  8. Tap Continue on each units.
  9. Tap Agree and then Next at the Android telephone or tablet.

  10. On your Android software, input the 12-digit code displayed at the iPhone or iPad.

After getting into the code, the Android tool will connect to your iPhone or iPad over a peer-to-peer Wi-Fi connection and decide what knowledge will probably be transferred.

It will ask whether or not you wish to have to switch your Google Account information (in an effort to temporarily log in on your new Apple tool), Chrome bookmarks, textual content messages, contacts, and the pictures and movies in your digital camera roll. Select the whole thing you wish to have to move over.

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Your Android telephone or tablet will switch the chosen knowledge over to your iPhone or iPad and position the correct content material into the right kind apps. The units will disconnect and Android will advised you to take your antique tool to the Apple Store, the place they will recycle it at no cost. Although it's essential simply sell it yourself through a service like Gazelle.

Once the switch procedure is whole, faucet on Continue Setting Up iPhone or Continue Setting Up iPad on your tool and lift on putting in place a brand new Apple ID or logging into your present one.

Once the setup procedure is done, you'll be able to be brought on to log in to the debts you transferred from your antique Android tool. Do that, and then you are just right to pass!

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How lengthy the switch procedure takes varies relying on how so much knowledge you are moving — particularly for those who have been storing many pictures and movies. We transferred more or less 400MB of information and it took approximately 8 mins from beginning to arrange our iPhone to getting into account passwords.

To assist you to settle in with your new iPhone and iPad, Google has evolved a few apps that tie into their products and services, together with the whole Google Drive and Google Docs suites, Google Play Music, Gmail, and more. Heck, if an Apple Watch is not your factor, you'll be able to even convey your antique Android Wear watch to the iPhone too.

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