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What is the first thing that comes to your mind when I say the term android? I know that green color Humanoid Robot like logo right. Acquired by Google in the year 2003, android is a user-friendly operating system developed specifically for mobiles, tablets, and smart TV, enabling the user an easy interface to make their day to day digital life easy. Since 2003 Android OS has evolved a lot and has become the most used operating system for mobile devices across the world.
Android is an OS based on a Linux kernel. Now you must be thinking, what is Linux, right? Linux is also an operating system commonly used for servers and computing devices. See android is not a Linux’s version, but it is related to Linux. Android prioritizes mobile devices you can say that android is a realm where your phone’s functions and applications live, from getting a call to taking a selfie everything is part of your android os.
Most of the leading mobile phone brands like Samsung, HTC, Motorola, Sony, OnePlus, Nokia, Xiaomi uses Android OS. Their software team usually develops skin on top of the OS. A skin, or UI overlay, is a custom design that adds extra features, and that what makes a device different from another android device. i.e., Samsung uses One UI while One Plus uses Oxygen OS, and you can quickly tell the difference between the UI of Samsung and One Plus. Not only UI, but these companies also have their own Research and Development team to tweak and unlock the mobile to its maximum potential for a better performance
There is another operating system in the market that has a huge fan base. The iOS operating system, known for its butter-smooth performance; Developed by the tech giant Apple iOS operating system powers devices like iPhone iPad and iPod. Initially, when iOS was discovered, it was known as the iPhone OS, and later after the introduction of the iPad, the name was changed to iOS.
As of 2020, by sales, it is one of the most popular operating systems after the legendary android, which is still by sales the first. iOS devices are comparatively expensive than android devices.
Now talking about the architecture of iOS, iOS is based on the XNU Kernel of Darwin. The latest version of iOS is based on darwin version 19. The iOS operating system runs on only apple specific devices.
Now that you have a clear overview of what android and iOS are. Let’s just make a quick comparison. See in terms of affordability; Apple devices have always been at the high end of the market in terms of pricing as compared to Android devices you can get a hell lot of option a vast selection of excellent, low-cost handsets from a wide variety of different manufacturers with a high optimization even in a low end-hardware.In terms of affordability, android wins.
Now in the field of application, there are currently 2.7 million android apps and 2.2 million iOS apps. See, in my opinion, the numbers don’t matter because a handful of apps and the most popular ones are available on both iOS and Android, but the play store has more free apps, and there is a, but again the best mobile games still land on iOS first. Now in terms of Maps, I have a biased feeling for Google Maps as compared to the one provided by apple.
Tutorial on How Can I Transfer My Contacts from Android to iPhone
So if you are one of those, stuck in a similar situation and searching for an easy noob-friendly tutorial on how can I transfer my contacts from android to iPhone, then let me tell you, my friend, that you are in the right place. We will be guiding you with a step by step, easy tutorial. In case you find any on the steps confusing, do write to us in the comment section and we will get to you asap.
Things that you will be needing is
1. Android Device.
2. iOS Device.
3. Active Internet connection on both the device.
4. PC or laptop with an active internet connection.
So first and foremost things that you have to do is go to your android device > go to settings > the Accounts > Google > Tap on the loading Sync icon and then make sure that “Sync Contact is turned on”
Now open Gmail from your laptop or PC and then from the upper left part where there is a Gmail option and a down arrow, click on that and choose contacts. It will show you all the contact. Now on the left-hand side tap on more option, and then export > then click on go to old contact and select all the contact then tap on more >choose selected contact and in the “Which export format” option choose “Vcard” format because that format is accepted by iOS and then tap on export and it will download the vcard file on your PC or laptop
Now the next step is to Sign in on your iCloud account using your PC and then click on contact. Now we will import the contact. Tap on the setting icon located on the bottom left of your iCloud account and then tap on import Vcard, then choose the Vcard that you had downloaded earlier and tap open. Now Go to your iOS device > Settings and then tap on iCloud and make sure that contact option is enabled. Now restart your ios device, and after that, turn on mobile data and check for the contacts.
How Can I transfer My Contacts from Android to iPhone
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