Free Method to Switch from iOS to Android

Rollins Duke   
Published: May 11th, 2024 • 4 Min Read

In this blog, We will explain the Free and simple methods to Switch From ioS to Android.

With an increasing range of attractive and useful features as well as storage capacitance, smartphones have become ubiquitous. They save a vast amount of information about those who own them. Just as these devices have become an important part of our lifestyle, they prove to be the source of management of information as well as a way to be in contact with others. Some of these smartphones run Apple’s iOS and are famous by the name iPhone. Whereas others are Google’s Android.

Nowadays, most users need to switch from iOS to Android devices due to the various updated features in Android’s latest version, i.e. Android 7, Nougat. However, the main challenge that arises in front of them is how to switch from iOS to Android OS. As switching from one operating system to another is not Child’s play because both the OS are completely different. In this blog, we will discuss a way to overcome this challenge. By the end of the write-up, you will be well acquainted with the procedure to perform the data switching from one to another OS.


  • The phone must be on a Wi-Fi network
  • Valid Gmail ID is required
  • Disable lock screen feature from iPhone

Methodology to Move to Android

In this technological arena, Google has blessed us by offering various beneficial services. Even now, it has been made it simpler for iPhone users to move to Android by adding a beneficial feature to the Google Drive app for iOS. It makes it easy for Apple users to store all their data in this one application. There are some basic steps, which they need to follow for switching their crucial data by using Google Drive.

Step 1: Install the Google Drive application on your iPhone from the App store. If it is already installed then, update it to the latest edition.


Step 2: Once the application is downloaded, open it on your iPhone and click on the sign-in option.

Step 3: After signing in enter your Gmail credentials and click on next option.


Step 4:  Now, go to the menu option, which is there at the right top of the screen and select the settings option.


Step 5: Now, click on the backup option to backup all your iPhone data to Google Drive.


Step 6: To continue to backup iPhone contacts, calendars, photos, and videos, click on an option to start back up. If anything that you do not want to backup then, you can simply off it.

Step 7: Once the backup is started, the progress report will be displayed on the screen.


Step 8: After the completion of the backup, a message will be displayed on the screen. Click on the done option to existing.


Note: While performing the backup do not exit or switch to another application otherwise the process will be stopped.

Access iPhone data in Android Phone

Once the data is stored in your Google Drive now, access your Google Drive on your Android phone with the same Gmail account. Then, follow the steps below:

Step 1: After signing in from the same Gmail ID in Google Drive, go to the menu option, which is there at the top right corner. Select the drop-down button.

my drive login

Step 2: Now, select the manage account option.

manage account

Step 3: After that, enable the sync option.

enable the sync

Once the sync option is enabled, all your iPhone data, which is stored on Google Drive, will be automatically synchronized on your Android phone.


The smartphone is the most valuable device at present to manage all your data. After switching from iOS to Android, users need to access all their data there only. After understanding this, we have discussed an efficient way to switch from iOS to Android. If there is some issue, then, feel free to put a comment below, the matter will further be looked at by the experts.