If you are planning to replace your old Android tablet with a Retina iPad mini or iPad, it is crucial to take note of the fact that you might not be able to easily transfer the contents in your Android tablet to the iPad. However, this doesn’t mean that it is impossible to transfer files to your new iPad.
In fact, you can transfer your contacts, calendars, music files, video contents, text messages, and more to your new iPad quite easily, but you will need a little bit of assistance. Below is how to transfer files from an Android device to an iPad.
Google, Facebook, and Twitter
Many different types of cloud services such as the native ones of Google, Twitter, Facebook, and others are capable of storing calendars, contacts, and more. Cross platform supported services like Yahoo, Exchange, and Google are all available in iOS 7 platform, which means that you will be easily able to import data by using these services. All you need to do is to simply pull in the data that you want to transfer from these accounts.
Tablet users who rely on Twitter and Facebook for many of their contacts can also easily transfer the contacts using this option. The iOS 7 version can pull down contact from both these services to the contact app on your tablet. In order to do this, you will have to go to the Settings menu of your tablet and simply click on Update Contacts.
Using Cloud Services
Now, if you wish to transfer images from your old tablet, then you can easily do it with the help a cloud services app, such as Dropbox. Dropbox is available for both iOS and Android devices, and what makes this app highly useful is that it offers an automatic upload feature for pictures. Just enable Dropbox on your Android tablet, as it will help you to easily transfer the images to your Android tablet to your new iPad.
Go to the Android Play Store in your old tablet and install the Dropbox app. When you are launching the app, you will be asked whether you want to upload images or not. Make sure to give permission to upload the images. If you have no idea on how to use Dropbox app to transfer images, seek the help of a technician before you proceed.