It has been rumored for a long time last week that “Switch to Android” application on the App Store It was noticed that it was published silently. The application allows users from iPhone a new one Android It helps you move important content such as contacts, calendars, photos and videos to your device.
While the app was technically live, it was not yet “officially” available to App Store users through search or discovery mechanisms. Now it seems that Google has changed this decision and opened the application to everyone.
How to use the Google Switch to Android application?
Google on Monday evening Switch to Android He said his app has started to go public. The company stated that it expects this process to reach 10% of users by the end of the day on Tuesday, April 19, and 100% of users in the next few weeks.
APPLICATION, Google Drive It supports the same data types as . Previously, Google’s recommended process for switching from iPhone to Android is for users before switching devices. Google Drive iOS app It included backing up your contacts, calendar, photos and videos via .
Google stated that the new Switch to Android application uses the same technique but offers a “faster, smoother” experience.
Google also physically moves devices to move more content, including music, audio, wallpapers, alarms, call logs, device settings, and free apps. with the help of cable to bind He said it was possible.
In addition to moving data, the new Switch to Android app also includes other instructions regarding the transfer process. For example, to continue receiving text messages on new Android device iMessage It explains how to delete the record.
Google added that it plans to add support for more data types to the app in the next few months.
Via new app Transfer data from iPhoneinitially as the target device Google Pixel However, support for other companies will be added very soon.
The announcement of the app follows other efforts by Google to make it easier for users to import their content onto its platform and services.
Finally, Google is offering Android device owners the option to copy photos from rival cloud storage services, including iCloud and Facebook. Google Photos It brought an update to its application.