Google’s ‘Switch to Android’ app helps iOS users do just that

Google has lastly countered Apple’s “Transfer to iOS” app by releasing “Change to Android” for iOS on the App Retailer, confirming earlier rumors. Because the identify signifies, it is designed to assist iPhone and iPad customers import contacts, images, calendars and video to an Android system. It additionally reveals customers the best way to flip off iMessage in favor of Android messaging and switch images/movies by connecting to iCloud.

Google dropped the brand new app with out plenty of fanfare, as TechCrunch notes. On its Change to Android web site, the app continues to be not talked about and might solely be discovered on the App Retailer with a direct hyperlink — search outcomes nonetheless flip up nothing.

Google's 'Switch to Android' app is finally available on iOS


The app is an enormous enchancment over the present system, which requires you to again up images, video, calendar and contacts utilizing the Google Drive iOS app. It was first noticed final summer time by 9to5Google in code tucked into Google’s Knowledge Switch Device, and seen in a newer launch with the power to import iCloud video and images into Google Photographs.

Apple’s equal app arrived method again in September 2015, so Google definitely took its time responding. “Transfer to iOS” works in a lot the identical method, serving to customers import images, video, messages, contacts and extra over to an iOS system. One Android system maker, Samsung, has its personal system migration app as nicely referred to as Sensible Change, serving to you turn from an iPhone or different Android system to a Galaxy smartphone. Nonetheless, it is solely out there on Google Play or its personal Galaxy retailer and would not run on iOS.

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