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Questions tagged [ios]

For questions involving communication with or data migration between Android and (Apple) iOS devices (usually iPhones/iPads). Questions not involving Android should go to apple.stackexchange.com — they're off-topic here.

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Is there a way to import a .db SMS archive from iPhone to Samsung?

I have the original .db and also a CSV archive for the SMS from my iPhone. Is it possible to import it to Android (particularly, Samsung on Android 12) devices?
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What is the difference between flashing a rom on iOS and flashing one on Android?

I know that we rarely ask for this but I'm trying to flash an iOS version to my iPhone and one on my Android as well. There are more than one reasons for doing this but I need to know if flashing one ...
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How can I transfer WhatsApp messages from an Android phone to a iPhone for FREE?

There are paid software products which enable transferring WhatsApp media from an Android phone to a iPhone. Is there a free method for doing this?
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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

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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How to Transfer Line Chat Texts and Data from Android from Old Number to Iphone with New Number

Has anyone ever transferred Line App data (chat history, contacts, etc) with a different number to a new Iphone SE with a new number? This is my situation and I am wondering how it can be done. All ...
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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

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

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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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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Transfer paid apps from iPhone to Android Account

Let's say I have a paid app on my iPhone called "App" that costs $6.99, and I want to download that same app onto my new Android Account (because recently, you are able to download Android apps on ...
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How do I export my Google Fit data to iPhone and keep it in sync in the future?

I have used Google Fit on my Android phone for a while, and recently switched to the iPhone. How do I import my step counts and other fitness data into Apple Health on the iPhone from Google Fit? Are ...
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Is it possible to move an Andriod App and Account to iOS

This link, makes it sound possible. So briefly why I am asking. I am a Note 7 owner still, I have tried 6 times now to exchange, return and even unwind my phone. The problem is I brought from a ...
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Whatsapp: iPhone to Android: 0 messages restored

I backed up my iphone's whatsapp chat history and tried to restore it to my Samsung galaxy s6 when install whatsapp. I've tried this countless times and always got 0 messages restored (also making ...
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How to make my iOS (iPhone, iCloud) notes available on my Android phone?

I'm looking for the easiest way to make my iOS (iPhone, iCloud) notes available on my Android phone. It seems that there's no way to move them to Google Keep, for example. I'd be fine with using any ...
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Import Photos from Iphone to Android

I've been trying to access the wedding pictures I stored 5 years ago. I was an iPhone user, but now I'm using an LG K10 Android. I know the photos were store on either iCloud Photos OR Photostream in ...
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Any Android keyboards that operate & feel like you're using an iPhone iOS keyboard?

I've been using iOS since iPhone 1 and now am on iPhone 5. Hence, at times I find bunch of Android things confusing and unfamiliar. So, in addition to launcher's that work well for iPhone users, I'...
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Migrate Clash of Clans data from Android to iOS

I have a CoC account on my iPad. I got an Android phone and set up a second account there. Now I got a new iPhone and I want to use my Android CoC account on that, but when I log in my iPhone, it ...
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iPhone security and Android MTP support

I'm trying to import photos from my iPhone to my Nexus 10 device (Android 5.1.1) using USB-OTG. The iPhone connects as a MTP device and will initially connect as a empty device until I press "Trust ...
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Is it possible to get the password from a wps wifi connection?

At school we have two wifi networks, one for teaches and one students, but the teacher network is much faster and is available everywhere in the building. I could connect to it by pressing the wps ...
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