Subscriber Account active since. Don't believe what you hear — switching between iPhone and Android is actually quite easy. I should know: I've been writing about technology for the past eight years, and I've switched between a dozen different smartphones in that time. Whether I'm using an iPhone or an Android phone, everything comes with me.
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A guide of what you're likely to find if you do decide to move from iOS to Google's operating system. The next iPhone device is rumoured to boast a raft of innovative features, but it's also tipped to cost well over a thousand pounds. With each iPhone launch, the much sought-after Apple device seems to get ridiculously more expensive. At the same time, there are increasingly better and more innovative devices popping up from rival Android manufacturers. As a result, many Apple fans are starting to consider making the move from Apple's operating system iOS to Android. Whether that's just for a change, or to switch to a phone that offers similar specs at a lower price, or newer hardware features Apple hasn't introduced yet.
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Google and Samsung made moving your iPhone data to your new Android phone simple and easy. You can even transfer your iMessage history. Switching from an old phone to a new one can be a stressful experience. You have to hope your service transfers without a hiccup, move all your photos and videos and remember all your passwords to accounts and apps. Read: Here's the fastest way to switch from Android to the iPhone The secret to an easy-peasy transfer process lies with the tiny plastic doohickey that Google and Samsung include in the box. It's like hiring professional movers to move your stuff and unpack it and decorate your new house just like your old one! The thingamajig is actually an adapter and has a USB-A connector on one end and a USB-C connector on the other that allows you to connect your new phone to your old iPhone. With the adapter, you can transfer photos, videos, files, music, wallpaper and even automatically download any Android versions of free iOS apps you had on your old Apple phone.
Before you embark on this journey to the promised land of Android, take one last look around you. Any DRM-protected content you bought in the Apple App Store or iTunes is stuck there you can easily and legally remove the restrictions from music, but not from TV shows and movies. You can also use the Smart Switch software. You could also use iCloud. Log into the iCloud website on your computer and click Contacts.