A teardown of Google’s new Knowledge Restore Device replace by XDA Developers has revealed that the search big is creating an app referred to as “Change to Android” to assist iPhone customers migrate their knowledge to an Android cellphone.
The strings discovered within the newest Knowledge Restore Device v1.0.382048734 recommend customers must obtain the “Change to Android” app from the App Retailer and go to Wi-Fi settings on their iPhone to hook up with the best Android phones through a Wi-Fi hotspot. Apple’s Transfer to iOS app, which helps Android customers migrate their knowledge to a brand new iPhone, additionally works equally.
As you possibly can see within the screenshots beneath, the app will allow iPhone customers to switch apps, SMS messages, and contacts to an Android machine. Though no particulars can be found at this level, it appears just like the app will match apps put in on the consumer’s iPhone with apps revealed on the Google Play Retailer. Nonetheless, you will not be capable of migrate sure apps, iCloud contacts, machine contacts, and iMessage messages in case your iPhone is encrypted.
Customers shall be required to take away machine administration so as to migrate the whole lot over. It additionally seems that the app will permit customers to maneuver their WhatsApp chats utilizing the Fb-owned messaging app’s upcoming “Move Chats to Android” characteristic.
At the moment, Google lets iPhone customers again up their images, movies, contacts, and calendar utilizing Google Drive. For sure, the answer is not fairly as helpful because the devoted “Transfer to iOS” app that Apple affords for Android customers switching to an iPhone. Whereas the APK teardown confirms that Google is certainly engaged on a brand new “Change to Android” app for iOS, there is no phrase on when it is going to be listed on the App Retailer.