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Apple is Telling Android Users How to Switch to iPhone

After unveiling iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, now Apple had released a detailed support document for moving photos, music, documents etc.  from your Android phone to iPhone. The document includes instructions on how to add email accounts to the iPhone and transfer data like contacts, calendars, music, documents photos and videos.

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Users can copy their personal data like Mail, Contacts, Calendars, photos etc. by using a third-party app Copy My Data over a WiFi network. Android users can transfer videos, books, and music from Android devices to iPhones using iTunes on a Mac or PC, giving step-by-step instructions.

To move documents to  iPhone, users need to install the right app, set up iCloud, move the documents to their computer, and upload them to iCloud. Before you get started, go to the App Store on your iPhone and install the Pages, Keynote, and Numbers for iOS apps.

How to Use an app:

Just go to the App Store on your iPhone, find the app you want to use, and install it. If you also need to install the app on your Android phone, download it from the Google Play store. The app should walk you through the steps to transfer your photos and videos.

After you move your photos and videos, you can find them on your iPhone in Photos > Albums.

How to Use a computer with iTunes:

  1. Connect your Android phone to your computer and find your photos and videos. On most devices, you can find these files in DCIM > Camera. If you’re using a Mac, install Android File Transfer. Then go to Android File Transfer > DCIM > Camera.
  2. Choose the photos and videos that you want to move. Drag them to a folder on your computer.
  3. Unplug your Android phone and connect your iPhone to your computer.
  4. Open iTunes on your computer and click your iPhone.
  5. Click Photos, select the “Sync Photos from” checkbox, and choose the folder where you saved your photos. If you’re also moving videos, select “Include Videos.”

How to set up iCloud:

  1. Go to Settings > iCloud and tap Account. Sign in with your Apple ID. If you don’t have an Apple ID, you cancreate one.
  2. Go back to Settings and choose the app you uploaded the files to. Tap Use iCloud.

As per a Macrumors report, on Monday, Apple announced that it had processed more than four million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus pre-orders on the first day of pre-launch dales, doubling the previous iPhone 5 pre-order record set in 2012.

To read the entire online manual by Apple click here.

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