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Google has a secret iOS app to help you switch to Android

Google has a secret iOS app to help you switch to Android

As reported by 9to5Google, Google has quietly released a free app for iOS to help you easily transfer data from iPhone to Android device. The Switch on Android app works wirelessly, which means you don't have to worry about connecting the two phones with a cable.

According to the app's description on the App Store, "Switching to the Android app from Google allows you to quickly and securely transfer your most important data types - photos, videos, contacts and calendar events - to a new Android device without any hassle." can do." Help arrives." , that list doesn't include messages, so it appears the app won't be able to transfer them, although it will tell you how to turn off iMessage so you don't miss text messages from friends and family . "

9to5Google says it's an unlisted app, and it appears, because I can't find it when I search the App Store on my iPhone. However, you can download it now from this direct link. Google did not immediately respond to a request for comment about when the app might be officially listed on the App Store.

If you want to know how the app will work in practice, watch 9to5Google's practical video:

Apple has offered a similar app since 2015 to help users migrate from Android to iPhone, called "Move to iOS."

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