Transfer iPhone SMS, Contacts, Pics, Videos & Docs to Google Pixel 2

Switch from iPhone to Google Pixel 2

Here is how you can easily transfer your data, messages, contacts, pictures, videos and documents from iPhone to Google Pixel 2 and other Android devices. Lining up with HTC this time, Google has just launched its super-hyped phones Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. They released Pixel and Pixel XL last year on the same date. This year they were expected to release next-generation pixel phones with major buff.


Surprisingly Google has lived up to the expectations and their phones are considered as the best Android phone till date, leaving them with their competition with Apple only. They have decided to prove their worth in the smartphone market as well while taking the Apple head-on while they posted a video stating the steps to switch from iPhone to Pixel 2.

Google Pixel 2 and Google Pixel 2 XL


Transfer from iPhone to Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL:

There are two methods of transferring data from your iPhone to Android phone shown below. But one of them is simple and easy. All you have to do is connect your phones together iPhone and Google Pixel 2, then follow the steps to start transferring. Have a look at the video:

Manually move data:

This video stars a young YouTuber Wylie, who shows how important and easy it is to change. She supports her claim about change by putting on different dresses and makeups and telling how wonderful and colorful these changes are.

You need to follow below guidelines to successfully switch from iPhone to Pixel 2:

  1. First of all, you need to transfer your contacts. You can do this by using iCloud. Open your iCloud account on your PC. At the bottom left there is a gear icon tap it and select all Select All > Export vCard. Go to Google Contacts and tap Import.
  2. Now you will be sync your calendar by going to Settings and tapping on Mail, Contacts, Calendars on your iPhone and adding your Gmail account and then turn on syncing for Calendars.
  3. Moving photos and videos from your iPhone will be the next step. You can transfer your files by plugging your phone using a USB wire and then selecting import pictures and videos. Once the transfer is done now connect your Pixel 2 device to your PC and select open device to view files when a pop up appears. Then simply drag and drop all the pictures and videos in the folders to complete the transfer.
  4. Music is another most important part of your phone, you have to sign in to Google Play Music on your PC on which you use iTunes. Next step will be to download and install Music Manager. When it asks where do you store your music select iTunes and then you will be able to upload all of your songs and playlists.

Another thing you might have noticed that the orientation of the video was vertical which clearly depicts that vertical is the new thing.

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