From this year any user will be able to switch to Android in iOS 9. As Apple plans to making it easier for Android owners to switch from the Google mobile operating system to iOS 9. Sometime later this year Cupertino giant are going to introduce a new app that’ll automatically transfer data and apps from the Android platform to iOS. So for users who want to change platforms Apple will offer to install the app on their Android device in order to initiate the exchange of information across accounts. After the app will complete its work, owner will be able to wipe recycle or resold their Android devices.
Move to iOS app
Apple’s website says that the Android app will wirelessly sync content such as the camera photos and videos, contacts, mail accounts, message history, web bookmarks, calendars, wallpaper, and DRM-free songs and books. Apple also claims that the transfer will conduct from the Android device to the iOS device with minimal user intervention.
Move to iOS feature
As part of the process, Move to iOS feature will scan the apps on the Android smartphone and will prompt users to install the same apps on iOS. Paid apps with an iOS version also will be detected and added to user’s iOS App Store wish list. Apple states that this process will be proceeded securely so a user’s sensitive data can not be exploited during the transfer process. After the transfer of data is complete, the app also says users that they can recycle their Android phone for free at any Apple Store.
Currently it is not known whether it will be an equivalent app on the App Store, that will let you to manage the data ported from Android. You will b more able to get much information when the Move to iOS app is available on Google Play Store, and iOS 9 is launched to the public.
As iOS 9 final release and the debut of the Apple's next-generation iPhone is really so close, it is also expected that Apple will start to promote this switch to Android in iOS 9 tool to Android users who are interested in iOS, but are hesitant to switch. ‘Move to iOS’ app tool will transfer all important data and apps that may be enough to enforce these Android owners to take the plunge.