Easily transfer your data
Moving your data is easy—just connect, select, transfer.
Step 1.Connect both devices.
Step 2.Select your data.
Upgrading to a new Android?
will help you copy data from your previous Android device to your new one.
Switching to Samsung Galaxy?Move your content using Smart Switch.
Going to Android 11 or earlier?We’ve got specific steps you can take.
Why switch to Android
Get a phone that feels like you.
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|Photos & Videos|
1) Stored on device
2) Stored in iCloud *
* Request to transfer at privacy.apple.com
SMS, MMS and iMessage text and media
Apps (At no cost in Google Play only)
Music (Any DRM free, non-iTunes, on your device)
iCloud is integrated into your iPhone. You can access your iCloud content at www.icloud.com, using your old Apple ID and password.
On Android, you can use the Google One app to sync your iCloud content to Google. Visit privacy.apple.com to request a copy of your data from Apple if you want to move them over.
Good news—Android has corresponding functionality for each. For video calling, you can use the Google Meet app (formerly known as Duo). For texting, you can use , and for AirDrop you can use .
And you’ll still be able to chat with people who have iMessage—to make sure your text messages get sent to your new Android, turn iMessage off before you remove the SIM card from your iPhone. Simply hop into your iPhone Settings > Messages > Off.
Most of your free apps will move over when you use a cable to transfer your data. For apps that you purchased on your iPhone, we recommend contacting the app developer to see what they offer for customers moving to a new device.
Your existing subscriptions will continue to work, but your billing will still be managed the way they are today—either via the app developer or App Store.
Yes! Android phones can connect to other common Apple products, like AirPods (using Bluetooth) and Mac computers (using Android File Transfer). For watches and other wearables, we recommend trying the array of powered by WearOS, or , if you’re primarily interested in tracking health metrics.
That’s just the beginning—one of the best things about Android is the strength of our ecosystem. Not just in terms of the range of compatible devices (like Chromebooks, Lenovo tablets, Beats headphones, BMW & Honda cars, and Sony & Samsung TVs), but also in how they come together.
Android works across all of these device forms to give you a cohesive experience that’s simple and seamless. Features like Cast, , and and many more all contribute to making your digital day-to-day feel effortless.
Another benefit of choosing an Android device is that you can find a device with exceptional specs for whatever matters most to you. So whether that’s the number of megapixels in your camera (even the front-facing one!), the battery life and charging time, screen resolution, or maybe you’re looking for a particularly rugged phone — Android has you covered.
Well, first, you can expect some pointers on the device itself as you’re setting up. We don’t expect anyone to be an expert right away, so we include tips on how to do foundational things like , how to use , and how to use other helpful features like .
Additionally, we have an full of videos and lessons on how to use your new Android phone, and the is always a good resource to consult.
Lastly, we also share the latest updates from Android on a quarterly basis—once you have your phone, you’ll receive those on-device, but you can also receive them via email or check them out on our blog or social sites.