Apple is secretly planning an app to help iPhone owners switch to Android, according to a report in The Telegraph.
The British newspaper claims, based on “a senior industry source,” that the Cupertino company has agreed to build a tool that will make it easier for users to switch between the two platforms.
Apple already has a similar app — albeit working in the opposite direction. “Move to iOS” is an Android app seeking to help users transfer their contacts, photos, and other data to an iPhone. It’s one of just three apps that Apple makes for Android — along with Apple Music and an app that controls the Beats Pill+ speaker.
This rumoured app would fulfil a very similar function for people looking to swap from the iPhone to an Android-powered smartphone — transferring over their photos, music, contacts, and more. It’s apparently being developed because of “pressure” from “major European telecoms operators” who are worried about iPhone owners being locked in…. see more