The new version of Google’s Switch to Android iOS app now helps users switch to an Android device easier than ever. With Android 12 on the horizon, many of the latest and greatest phones will come with this new operating system pre-installed. This makes the transition from iOS to Android a breeze, and we’ll look at how to transfer your data between the two operating systems.
Switching to Android apps on iOS now supports all Android 12-powered smartphones
The Google Switch to a new operating system app now supports all Android 12-powered smartphones. When the app first launched back in April, it was only available for the Google Pixel. However, as the Android ecosystem continues to evolve, the app has been expanding its support for more manufacturers and devices. With this new addition, iPhone users who want to switch to Android can do so with greater ease.
Previously, the Switch to a new operating system app only supported devices that are based on the Pixel platform. However, it now supports all Android 12-powered smartphones, including the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the OnePlus 5. This is an excellent development for people who want to switch over from iOS to Android without losing their current data and settings. But what exactly does this new version of the app do?
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The new version of the Switch to Android iOS app lets you move your data and settings from an iPhone to an updated Android smartphone. Unlike Apple’s Move to iOS app, this app does not need root access, so it’s a breeze to migrate from one platform to another. It also allows you to choose Android 12 Go edition phones with the option of switching data from iOS. After the data transfer, the app will ask you for your old iPhone’s Apple ID. You can then select the data you want to move and click “save.”
Transferring data between iOS and Android via the Switch to Android app
Several years ago, Apple launched the first app for Android users that made the switch to the iOS platform easy. Now, Google has quietly rolled out its own app, called Switch to Android, to make the transition from an Android device to an iPhone as easy as possible. The app transfers data between the two operating systems without the use of physical cables. Although the app is not listed in the app store, you can access it by clicking the link below.
To start using the Switch to Android app, you’ll need an iPhone running iOS 12.0. The app is free, 39 megabytes in size, and works with both Android and iOS devices. This is a handy tool to transfer all your data from iOS to Android. Alternatively, you can also use third-party apps to transfer data between iOS and Android. Once you have the data in your Android phone, you can then use the app to transfer it to your iPhone.
If you don’t want to use a third-party app, you can download the free Smart Transfer app from the Google Play Store or Apple App Store. Once downloaded, open the app and select the ‘Phone to Phone’ option. Once selected, you’ll be prompted to select your Android phone as the source device and your iPhone as the target device. Once selected, tap the ‘Transfer Now’ button to move your data from Android to iPhone.