‘Android’ Latest News & Update: How To Switch From iOS To Android? Find Out 3 Easy Steps Here!

By Jun Pasaylo , Updated Dec 15, 2016 06:18 PM EST

The old days of a third-party bridge to transfer your iOS data to Android platform is over. Switching from iOS to Android operating system has never been easy, thanks to Google Drive. While migrating contacts, pictures, music, videos, and emails can be done via third party device, transferring app setting, calendar appointments, and reminders, among others, from iOS to Android is a hell of a job. 

In Google Switch page, the software giant recently announced that migrating from iOS to Android is a lot easier now than ever. Here's how:

First, download Google Drive. Starting from your iOS device, download Google Drive. If it already has it, make your to update it to the latest version before starting the process. Sign-in using your Google Account. This is a lot easier than the previous requirement of needing an adapter to physically connect iPhone and Google Pixel to transfer data to the Google phone.

Second, backup your data. At Google Drive, select the files you want to backup by going to Menu >> Setting >> Backup. You can select the files and apps, or just backup everything by hitting "Start Backup." The process could take some time so it is recommended that users power plugged their iPhones and have it connected to a Wi-Fi. 

Third, sign in on your Android device. The trick here is for you to sign-in to your Android device using the same Google Account you used to back up your iPhone. This will automatically transfer all data, including the corresponding apps, to the Android device as it is on the iPhone. This works in all Android smartphones. Just like that!Although Google has not confirmed it, many believe that the process can be done from Apple iOS tablet to an Android tabletHere's what they said about it:

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