As the Google’s Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones are now available in stores, the company is making some aggressive moves to take on it’s biggest competitor in the premium smartphone segments. Like the Apple’s iPhone, Google also put a premium price tag for it’s Pixel phones. So to take on the iPhone, Google has released a series of videos which shows how to switch from iPhone to Pixel phones. Google has posted two new videos on YouTube which explains the setup process for transferring your data from an iPhone to Pixel. This helps newbies switch over to the Pixel from an iPhone and then getting started with their Pixel phone through a few quick tips.
The first “Switching from iPhone” video covers a set up and data transfer process. In it, Google first reminds you to turn off iMessage and Facetime on your iPhone before proceeding. It shows how to use the “Quick Switch Adapter” (an OTG adapter) that’s included with every Pixel phone in the box. On the setup page, tapping on “Copy your data” will bring you to choose which content to copy over. You can transfer contacts, email, messages, calendar, photos videos, music, etc. This 2 minute long tutorial is also useful if you are switching from your old Android phone to a Pixel phone, it’s the same process.
After making you to transfer your data to the new Pixel phone, the second video helps you get familiar with your Google Pixel or Pixel XL. It shows you how to open Google Assistant, and use the navigation buttons and and getting used to the on-screen controls and Pixel Launcher. It also shows some basic stuffs like how to move icons around, create folders, setup a fingerprint, utilize app shortcuts, find settings, and install other apps from Google Play.
These two videos basically explains how to getting started with your new Pixel phone. The set up and data transfer process from an iPhone and from another Android phone to the new Pixel Phone is same. If you are planning to switch to Pixel phones, that’s what Google wants you to, then above videos explains how to move on.