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Switch to Android. So easy.

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Move your stuff from iOS in a few steps.

Explore your world with a phone that does more. With Android, you get the right help when you need it. Around the clock security and new privacy tools. Google apps that work smarter together. And it’s super easy to transfer from your iPhone. Ready, set, switch.

  1. Step 1 Power up and get connected.

    Fully charge your iPhone and your Android device, and connect to Wi-Fi for a faster transfer. Once that’s set, it’s go time.

  2. Step 2 Get Google Drive.

    Make sure you have the latest version of Google Drive on your iPhone, then sign into Drive with your Google Account.

    If you don’t have a Google Account, you can make one after you download Drive.

    Download Google Drive for iOS
  3. Step 3 Back up your stuff.

    Back up your content in Google Drive.1 That’s right, every single dog photo. Pull up Settings in Google Drive, then tap Backup. You can pick specific things to store, or do it all at once. Your choice.

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  4. Step 4 Turn off iMessage.

    Go to Settings and turn off iMessage on your iPhone. Also turn off FaceTime. So you won’t miss any messages or calls once you’ve switched to Android.

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  5. Step 5 Sign in on your new phone.

    Sign in on your Android device with the same Google Account you used during backup. And just like that, you’re in.

Say hello to Android.

Welcome to the world of Android. All your stuff is just where it should be: your calendar events, contacts, photos and videos. And there’s a ton of new things to discover. With Android, get more out of every moment.

Help when you need it with Google Assistant.

Your Google Assistant helps you get more done. Control your phone, your favorite apps and the web with your voice. So things are easier, wherever you are.

Digital Wellbeing tools to find your balance.

The tools you need to find balance with your phone. Turn on Wind Down to disconnect before bedtime or use app timers to set boundaries you can keep.

Features that make the world more accessible.

So more people can connect in new ways. From captioning almost anything on your phone to features that help you hear more clearly, Android is built for everyone.

A battery that works smarter and longer.

Adaptive Battery sends power to the apps and services you use most. Saving battery life, for when you need really need it.

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