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How to migrate Signal Messenger data from Android to iPhone?

So I'm not sure this is the right place to ask this but I'm getting zero replies from [email protected] so I thought I'd check in with the online community. I'm familiar with the security issues ...
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How to fix: iPhone users are not receiving my SMS messages

A few days ago my Pixel 6 phone (on Verizon through Xfinity mobile) stopped sending messages to iphone users. Symptom: Send and receive to another android phon. Messages sent to 2 different iphones ...
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Why do video players appear different on ios and Android?

On some video sites, the video player on ios has different features to the played on Android. I thinking specifically about a player that has a +10 second skip feature on ios but not on Android. Is ...
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Moved the SIM card from an iPhone 6 to a Samsung Galaxy S20, cannot receive texts from iPhone users

A friend had an iPhone 6 and received a newer Samsung Galaxy S20 phone. He moved the SIM card from the iPhone to the Samsung phone. He had trouble receiving text messages. He removed the SIM card and ...
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Can an Android tablet act as a speaker for an iOS device?

I've seen a lot of apps that claim to use an Android device as a "wireless speaker", but they all end up needing some kind of PC client as the audio source. I have a "smart display&...
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Sporadically not receiving texts sent to me from iMessage users-- how do you deal?

As most here are probably aware, there are issues communicating between iMessage and Android MMS/SMS apps. For me, I will send a message to an iMessage user and they may or may not receive it with no ...
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Set up a contact database and sync it between iPhone and Android devices

Ideally, I like to have one centralized contact database. So if something needs updated, you only have to update it in one place and then it syncs to all the phones. Thus, is it possible to set up a ...
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Newbie to android needs help transferring texts from iPhone to new Pixel 7 after setup [duplicate]

all. My only smartphone experience is with an old iPhone 6S someone gave me. My 92yo MIL's landlline went down and won't be back up for a while (we're in the country--things take forever), so we ...
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Whatsapp notification bubble on app icon: change to look like Apple ios 15 i.e. RED and NUMBER of UNREAD MESSAGES ? So prominent

Android 12 Motorola. Is it possible to display the number of unread messages in a prominent color - preferably a RED and the NUMBER of UNREAD messages ? This would make it much more prominent once the ...
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movetoios: whatsapp deleted all other files?

I have recently bought a second-hand iphone. Coming from a Samsung Galaxy A6, I wanted to transfer my whatsapp database to my new phone. After some attempts, I finally succeeded and transferred ...
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Transfer WhatsApp messages from iOS to Android

I want to move my WhatsApp messages from my iPhone 5c to my OnePlus Nord N200 5G running Android 12. I've been running WhatsApp in an iPhone 5c with iOS, which is the last iOS version for this iPhone. ...
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How does one transfer data from an iPhone 6 to a Pixel 6 pro that has already been set up (without a reset)?

So this is not the first time I turn on my Pixel 6 pro. When I connect the devices with a cable (this https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B071G6NLHJ/ref=ask_ql_qh_dp_hza) no options appear so it is ...
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APK files download will not work

In Facebook Messenger, I found this slot machine I wanted to download. I use iPhone 8 Plus for everything along with my Windows 10 computer at home/work computer, plus I'm always on Google as my main ...
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How to reimport exported WhatsApp chats? [iPhone to Android migration] [duplicate]

My friend recently made the decision to switch to Android from iOS. Since she's not particularly tech-savvy, I'm tasked with migrating her WhatsApp data from her iPhone 7 to her new Redmi Note 11T 5G (...
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Sending messages to iPhone with File attachment

I just switched phones and carrier, going from a Huawei P20 to a Samsung S20 FE 5G. I used to be able to easily send PDFs and other files via MMS (as long as the file didn't exceed a certain size). ...
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How do you transfer contacts from iPhone to Android phone through Bluetooth?

Is it possible to transfer contacts from iPhone to Android through Bluetooth? I don't know there is any technical issue to transfer contacts between iPhone and Android by the Bluetooth. If anybody ...
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Possible to restore SeedVault backup to different ROM?

When iOS support ends for my iPhone, I would like to replace it with a Pixel phone and go with GrapheneOS. But I am wondering: (How) can I transfer my contacts, photos etc.? (without proprietary cloud ...
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I can't join my class group chat because of iPad users who require iMessage [duplicate]

I'm trying to join my class's group chat, but the owner of the chat (on iOS) can't add me. This is because I'm the only person on Android in the group. Normally I would be able to join (via SMS/MMS) ...
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My massages are not delivered to a particular contact on Whatsapp [closed]

I have a friend. He lives in Finland and uses WhatsApp on his iOS Phone. I'm in Iran and use WhatsApp for Android on my Galaxy A8. Over the past few months, our ability to communicate through this app ...
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SMS not received on new Android

I just purchased a new Moto G Power (Android version 10) and replaced my old iPhone 6s backup phone. When I put the Sim card in, everything worked except incoming SMS. Outgoing SMS worked fine, just ...
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Is it possible to record uncompressed or > 150000 kb/S video on a smartphone or tablet?

Is it possible to record uncompressed or > 150000 kb/S video on a smartphone or tablet? If so, how and what devices are compatible? I am able to do this with cheap logitech webcams, however the ...
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Migrating from broken iOS device, from iCloud Back-up

This webpage below explains how to migrate from an iOS device to Android. My problem is that the iOS device doesn't work anymore. Therefore it is not possible to use the procedure explained there. The ...
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How to control the volume of an Android device from an iPhone?

How to control the volume of an Android device from an iPhone?
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Can I transfer documents from the files app on iPhone to my new Android phone?

I’ve already tried to use google drive to do so, but for some reason only empty folders get transferred. I’m switching to a Oneplus so the Galaxy Smart Switch app (which I had used to go iOS to ...
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Migrate entire WhatsApp from iPhone 6 to Android [duplicate]

I'm looking to migrate my WhatsApp from iPhone to Android, including media (not just chat). I know that it is not possible via native WhatsApp features. I don't want to use a third-party app (not ...
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How can I transfer the numbers from my old Android phone onto my new iPhone if I lost the old Android phone?

I lost my old android phone. Decided to try out an iphone just to get literate. I'm wondering what the process is for transferring my contacts from my old android phone (which i don't have access to) ...
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Do you pay comission twice when your app works both in Android and iOS? [closed]

If my app user bought subscription in Android store and paid commission - do I have to pay the commission again at the iOS store ?
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Installing android 9 or 10 on iphone 4

Is it possible to install Android 9 or 10 on iPhone 4? If no, what are the missed requirements and what is the last Android version that can be installed on iPhone 4?
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Bluetooth transfer files between android and iOS devices

I've been tinkering with this for a while, and am pretty sure it's not possible to transfer files using Bluetooth between Iphones (5s at least) and Android (I've tried with a J2). Please, assume I ...
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How do I run an Android app on an iPhone?

Based on my 30-60 minutes doing research on Google it seems there is no general solution for my question, but I wanted to double check on my favorite Q&A forum network, SE. So, how can I run an ...
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Motorola G4 refuses to connect to iPhone's Hotspot

I have an odd situation, I recently purchased an iPhone XS and for some reason, my older Moto G4 cannot connect to the hotspot provided by the new phone. The situation is odd because other phones, ...
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How to convert mmssms.db from android to ios database

My generell task was to transfer all my sms & mms from my old windows phone to my new iphone. I found some solution but I'm stuck half way now. It's workaround via android as there seems to be no ...
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Will google assistant allow the same account in two different phones

I want to know will google assistant allow the same account in two different phones? Will the messages or any other information will goes to secondary phone where the account is linked
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How do I transfer text messages from iPhone 5 (running iOS 10.3) to a Galaxy S5 (running Android 6) for free?

I love Android and I'm trying to get my friend to transfer to an Android phone from their iPhone. I can use iCloud and other apps to transfer contacts and other things, but I can't figure out how ton ...
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How to block TCP connections?

I have an app, a replica of a shooter game in Android. It is just for experimental use only, me and my friends are testing it. I need to block all TCP connections so I can test my security. But its ...
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iPhone/Android Nearby Filesharing Systems Across Platforms

In the past, I have been excluded from group chats, denied entry into groups and overall discriminated against because I have an Android while almost everyone I know has an iPhone. I have been trying ...
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Flashlight Enabling for a video call

As far as I know, there is no support for flashlight while we are chatting via video call in a smartphone. Why it is not present? Is there any hardware limitation? Can someone explain?
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Transfer WhatsApp chat from iPhone to Android [duplicate]

I recently moved from iPhone to Android, now I want to transfer all my WhatsApp chats to my new Android phone from iPhone, but the problem is WhatsApp doesn't have any feature to transfer chats ...
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Diagnosis Text Issues With iPhone

When diagnosis email display issues everything is fairly straight forward because everything is sent as plain text(or HTML+CSS) which allows you to determine the issue. How can I get the plain text ...
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Changing default phone for Google login device

So the following annoying thing happened to me. I wanted to print some documents at my local printer shop from my Google Drive. However, Google decided I can't log in because it doesn't recognize my ...
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Share location between iOS and Android..?

My wife and I find it really useful to share our locations with each other. Until now we both had iPhone's and were using the "Find my friends" app, but my wife is now using Android (Samsung S8). I'...
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Moving Content from Galaxy S7 to iPhone X

Apple Move to iOS app really sucks. It is only available to transfer a few items from Android to iPhone and you have to factory reset iPhone to bring up the app. So my question is: what is the ...
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Side load apps on android wear watch through iOS app

I am wondering if it's possible to side load apps on an android wear watch through Bluetooth debugging from the android wear app on iOS. I have a Moto 360 2nd Gen and I recently bought an iPhone. I ...
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How to convert my Android contacts to iPhone?

I was using an Android phone which has 1500+ contacts, and I don't want to miss them because now I am using an iPhone and I want to convert all Android phone contacts to iPhone. Is there any solution ...
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Transfer WhatsApp conversations to iOS

Is there any way to transfer WhatsApp conversations from an Android 6 device to an iOS 9 device? I have already tried to use the software by iPhone-to-PC unsuccessfully (could not read conversations ...
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ios Podcasts on Andriod. Easy?

I need to upgrade my smart phone. I hate iTunes but love my podcasts. Can I easily access my Podcasts with Andriod? I asked this question at the ATT place and they said a curt, "no". I don't ...
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How can I transfer the whole contact to iphone?

I want to buy upcoming iphone 8. Now I am using samsung galaxy s4. So how can I can transfer my contacts to iphone 8 ?
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Not receiving MMS messages from iPhones?

Whenever someone with an iPhone sends me a text, I can't see it, and instead get a "Download" link...which always fails to download anything. Googling shows this is likely due to a non-standard ...
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retrieve contacts without Google Account?

I had an Iphone with a sim card. Then I bought a new sim card with a new number to put in my Iphone because I was out of the country. Now I've lost the Iphone with the new sim card. I bought an ...
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Problem with apps. Going from iPhone to Android

I had an iPhone and am switching to Android now. When I sign into my Gmail, will it show all my iPhone apps on my new Android device?
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