How to Move From iPhone 5 to Samsung Galaxy S3 or Galaxy Note 2?

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Although, iPhone 5 is already sold in millions already and plenty more are still thinking about buying it, but the iPhone 5 might not be something that thrills everyone. The latest smartphone in the line of iPhones might be slightly taller than its predecessors, but when it comes to comparing screen size, it still falls short from its competitors. Therefore, people who are thinking about ditching iPhone 5 for the bigger screen of Samsung Galaxy S3 or Galaxy Note 2 might face a few challenges. Moving from iOS to Android is not simple because a person needs to move his contacts, music, and photos to make the move successful.

When moving from iOS to Android, you might find yourself asking a number of questions and searching for their solution, which is why, following are all the solutions that you will need to move from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy.

How to Move Contacts from Apple to Android?

Due to the difference in OS, moving contacts can become a real challenge for people who want to move to android from iOS. However, the solution to this problem is quiet simple. First of all, save all of your contacts on Apple’s iCloud. Once you have done so, you can export these contacts to Gmail from the internet and once they are in Gmail, you can easily get them on your Galaxy S3 or Galaxy Note 2.

How to Move Music from iTunes to Android?

Samsung has offered a very simple solution to this problem. According to Samsung, copying music is as simple as creating a new “Music” file for your Galaxy and then drag and drop your music into this file. However, since you will most probably be using Mac, you will have to download Android’s File Transfer software from

There are more ways to do so, but not as simple as one mentioned above. The other option is to create a Google Music account and play your music that is uploaded on the cloud. However, if you want to upload all your music on Google Music, then it might take a while, depending on its size. But when the music is uploaded on Google Music, you will have a lot of flexibility in moving your music on different devices in future.

How to Move Photos from iOS to Android?

Moving your iPhone pictures to Galaxy is very simple. All you need to do is copy pictures on your computer and once this is done, you can transfer it to your Android device.

You might face a few challenges while doing the above and those challenges might require some patience. So if you have what it takes to make the move, then by all means you should, that is, if you want to!

The remaining part is knowing what size of screen you will choose because there is not much of a difference between the Galaxy Note 2 and the Galaxy S3. As far as the insides of these devices are concerned, they both pretty much have the same features.

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One thought on “How to Move From iPhone 5 to Samsung Galaxy S3 or Galaxy Note 2?”

  1. Aakriti Ghai says:

    bigger screen although matters. but i dont think that one is gonna compromise with other features.
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