Transferring data from iOS to Android, or vice versa

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  1. EdmundDantes

    EdmundDantes Mobile Deity

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    How does iCloud synch to Google? Directly?
     
  2. internetpilot

    internetpilot Flying Dog (...duh...)

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    What a coincidence -- while snooping around the Play store today, I just saw an app by Apple, Inc. called Move to iOS that is advertised to move everything from an Android device over to an iPhone or iPad. And, yes, it's actually made by Apple, which caused me to do a doubletake!

    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.apple.movetoios
     
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  3. jigwashere

    jigwashere Life is a circus!

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    You think that's weird? Check out this article from today: http://gizmodo.com/apple-reportedly-building-a-tool-to-ease-the-move-from-1752194574
     
  4. internetpilot

    internetpilot Flying Dog (...duh...)

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    Well, that would kinda be a useless tool unless you're a severe Apple zealot (and then why would you be switching to Android?). Almost everyone I know with an iPhone and/or iPad is still using almost everything Google on it with the exception of music. But I even know a few who are using Google Play Music on their iPhone. Even most of the people I know with MacBooks are using Chrome browser.
     
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  5. EdmundDantes

    EdmundDantes Mobile Deity

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    I don't see much odd about Apple facilitating moves from Android to iOS. It's the other way that would be odd (unless this works both ways).
     
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  6. internetpilot

    internetpilot Flying Dog (...duh...)

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    I just thought it was weird seeing anything from Apple, Inc in the Play store.

    Sent from my Nexus 6 using Tapatalk
     
  7. lelisa13p

    lelisa13p Your Super Moderator Super Moderator

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    Lots of Google stuff over at Apple in the App Store. :vbsmile:
     
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  8. RickAgresta

    RickAgresta Peanut, leader of the Peanutty Forces

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    Microsquish, too :vbgrin:
     
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  9. Cacked

    Cacked Newbie

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    I switched from iPhone 5 to Nexus 5 last year. It was hell difficult to transfer my contacts. I had to open iCloud on the computer, then exported contacts then import them into Google contacts on computer.
     
  10. questionfear

    questionfear Google'd.

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    Wow, zombie thread!

    FWIW I used "Switch to iOS" when I switched back to an iPhone a month ago. It moved about 70% of my apps, most of my texts, etc so I was very pleased with it overall.
     
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