As you know that Android and the Apple iOS platform are great contenders’ and rivals, the Android makers may be a little lenient in giving people preference to perform a desired task with their platform, but you know Apple for its big monopoly lifestyle.
Let’s say you just upgraded your device, i.e. you bought a better and new device, and you won’t like to retain the old one, you can simply transfer you files, e.g. photos, videos and music etc from the old device to the new device if it is Android to Android or iPhone to iPhone, But if you will be transferring across platforms, like from Android to iOS or vice versa, the process is nearly impossible or trick-ish. But thanks to the geek masters, they will always find a way out.
You are able to transfer any file like photos, videos, contacts, eBooks, music etc, but files that a dependent on operating systems, you are unable to touch, such files like text messages, call history etc.
This is how to go about the processes.
After activating you new device, the iPhone, pick your old Android and follow these steps
1. Go to Contact. Go to contact on your Android smartphone, tap on Menu, then the Import/Export, then tap on the Export to storage, pick the contacts you will like to move and tap “OK”.
2. Connect via USB. Connect the Android device to a PC using USB and set the phone to Disk Drive mode, the phone will show up like a drive and display it in twos if you have inserted an SD card in the My Computer menu of mac desktop.
3. Create a Folder on your PC. Produce a new folder to the PC desktop and give it a name to quickly identify it e.g. “Android stuffs”, you can now highlight those files on the Android device drive and move them by dragging and dropping into the new iPhone. As earlier said, Photos, videos and music are eligible for moving. It is very important you patiently go through the process so as not to miss a file.
After all that look for VCF file and save it along. Your new iPhone is now set to receive files coming from the Android source.
4. Video and Photos. If you have already activated your iPhone, connect to iTunes, choose your device name from the sidebar at the left, and then enter the Photos tab on the main window, look for ”Sync photos”, you will see a drop down menu, click on ”Choose folder” and surf through the Android folder on the desktop. The pictures will show up in the Photo apps of the iPhone.
5. Music. Move the folder of the iPhone from the desktop to the new iPhone’s name at iTunes sidebar, the totality of the songs will move to the iPhone, this trick can be replicated for any music file from the desktop to the iPhone. The music will inhabit in the Music app of the iPhone.
6. Contacts. Be sure that an email account of yours has been set up the new iPhone, then, send an email to yourself attaching the VCF file, check the email on the iPhone and open the attachment, now tap on “Add all contacts”, all the contacts will automatically saved on the new iPhone.
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