A somewhat hidden feature not spoken of directly during today's WWDC keynote is a new app for iOS 9 called "Move to iOS," which will allow current Android users a hassle-free migration experience from their Android phone to the iOS ecosystem.

Once downloaded on each phone, the app will help users securely transfer all of their important data: contacts, message history, camera photos and videos, web bookmarks, mail accounts, calendars, wallpaper, and DRM-free songs and books.

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In addition, Apple claims the app will "help rebuild your app library, too," siphoning through any free apps used on Android and suggesting them as downloads on the iOS App Store. Simultaneously, any paid Android apps are immediately added to each user's iTunes Wish List as future reminders.

Top Rated Comments

Goldfrapp Avatar
91 months ago
Move to Samsung app is already in the works.
Score: 12 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Z400Racer37 Avatar
91 months ago
As if to say ”Welcome out of hell. Here’s a nice glass of ice water, it’ll be a lot like this from now on friend."

#Winning
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
spiggott Avatar
91 months ago
Love that you can "recycle" your old Android phone at any Apple Store.
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
jelew1985 Avatar
91 months ago
Move to Samsung app is already in the works.
They already have it its called "Smart Switch"
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
macintoshmac Avatar
91 months ago
Google should reject that app. Simply because Apple will never allow such an app on their platform.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
saintforlife Avatar
91 months ago
I don't think I'll ever have a need for this app. :apple:
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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