Move to iOS Review
Move to iOS is an official Apple Inc. client for transferring data from your Android phone or tablet to your new iPhone or iPad. You can download Move to iOS on Play Market or Amazon AppStore for free.
Functionality – 5/5
Move to iOS app allows you to transfer your contact list, SMS/MMS message history, photos and videos from gallery, bookmarks from the default browser, Email accounts, and calendar records from any Android device to Apple iPhone or iPad. This app can link devices via the specially-generated private WiFi network. It’s encrypted and requires you to use a secure password.
Design – 5/5
Typically for Apple products, Move to iOS latest version has a simple utility design. Apple’s brand Helvetica Neue font and text formatting look stylish on any device. The entire procedure looks like interactive instruction. You only have to confirm the operation to proceed.
Usability – 5/5
Move to iOS Android app is the only official automated tool for switching from Android to iOS. It set you free from manipulations with iTunes on a computer and allows you to get the entire browser history, messages, contacts, Emails, and media transferred automatically within 1 hour. It means that you don’t have to upload your photos to a computer or a cloud or write down hundreds of phone numbers.
Developers managed to create an algorithm that detects all kinds of files and copies them without any excess data. It can even sync Calendar apps to bring all your appointments. Once your content is transferred, you can back it up with iCloud or iTunes to keep it safe as long as you need.
Cross-platform use – 4.5/5
You have to Install Move to iOS on your Android device to enable it for cross-platform data transfer. It’s available for all Android devices running 4.0+ versions. Unfortunately, it’s impossible to make a transfer to the computer version of iTunes. It would be a great feature as many users sell their Androids to add up and buy an iPhone. Storing files for delayed transfer from a computer is necessary for such cases. Testing for this Move to iOS review also showed that the app’s not compatible with Android 9.0.
You can get the free Move to iOS app on Play Market. There’s no need to install an iOS client for transferring. All features are available for free. Be careful and read terms and conditions before starting up. You have to disable WiFi and data connection on your Android to start. You should also consider that it’s impossible to load your purchased music, movies, books, and other media as licenses prohibit this.
The Bottom Line
Move to iOS is a great tool for automatic and secure data transferring from Android to iOS devices. It allows you to get all data in the right place without using any mediating hardware.Collapse
Download Move to iOS to have an opportunity to send all the most important files from your Android device to your new iOS one.
Pros : 99% automatic file transfer;
Contacts, images, videos, calendars, messages, browser history.
Cons : No iTunes backup compatibility;
No update for Android 9.0.
Cross-platform use 4.5
Average : 4.9
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What can I transfer using the Move to iOS app?
A lot of things — contacts, media files, browser bookmarks, email accounts, calendars, and messages.
What to do before I begin moving to iOS?
Make sure that you have the Internet connection, and that the files you're moving will fit on your new iOS device.
What Android version do I need to use the Move to iOS app?
You'll need an Android version 4.0 or higher.