How to Transfer Data from iPhone/Android to Google Pixel 4/4XL

Did you just get a new device but you don’t want to leave behind your old device because it has a lot of important data.  Well, switching from an old device to a new device can be a very stressful experience. But now technology has moved to a different level. You can actually move data from the old device to the new device without any hiccups. Just follow this simple tutorial to learn how to transfer data to Pixel 4, 4 XL.

In this article, we are specifically talking about Google Pixel 4 and 4 XL. You will get to know about all the methods of transferring your important data from old iPhone or Android device to your new Pixel 4 or 4 XL. There may be many consequences while transferring the data like you can migrate data at the initial setup or after setup or in case if your old device is android then you have an option of recovering data from a backup.

Transfer Data to Pixel 4/4 XL

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Transfer Data During Setup

  • Turn ON your Google Pixel 4/4 XL.
  • Tap on Start.
  • If you have a sim, insert it now.
  • Connect to Wifi or Mobile Network.
  • Tap on Next.
  • Turn ON your Android/iPhone and tap on Next on your Pixel 4/4 XL.
  • Plug your old phone’s cable into the phone. Then tap Next on your Pixel.
  • Plug the cable’s other end into the Quick Switch Adapter that came with your Pixel phone. And Plug the Quick Switch Adapter into your Pixel phone. Then tap Next on your Pixel.
  • Ignore the next 3 steps if your old device is android.
  • On your iPhone, tap Trust.
  • On your Pixel phone, sign in to your Google Account. If you don’t have an account, follow the steps to create one. Then, tap Next.
  • After reviewing the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy, tap I agree.
  • Ignore next step if your old device is an iPhone.
  • On your old android phone, tap Copy. Then, follow the steps on the screen of your Pixel phone.
  • You’ll get a list of your data. Uncheck the boxes next to the items you don’t want. Then, tap Copy.
  • You’re all done. Now you can use your Pixel phone.

Transfer Data During After Setup

  • Open Settings from Pixel launcher.
  • At the top, tap Finish setup. Then tap on Start.
  • You will get a Copy Screen, tap on Next.
  • Turn on your old phone and unlock it. Then, tap Next on your Pixel.
  • Plug your old phone’s cable into the phone. Then, tap Next on your Pixel.
  • Plug the cable’s other end into the Quick Switch Adapter that came with your Pixel phone. And Plug the Quick Switch Adapter into your Pixel phone. Then tap Next on your Pixel.
  • On your old phone, tap Copy. Then, follow the steps on the screen of your Pixel phone.
  • You’ll get a list of your data. Uncheck the boxes next to the items you don’t want. Then, tap Copy.
  • You’re all done. Now you can use your Pixel phone.

Transfer Data From a Backup

Note

Remember that to follow this method, your previous device must be Android.
  • Open Settings from Pixel launcher.
  • At the top, tap Finish setup. Then tap on Start.
  • Tap Can’t use old phone?
  • When asked to restore data without your old phone, tap OK.
  • Choose a backup.
  • To decrypt your backup, tap Next.
  • Enter your old phone’s passcode and tap Confirm.
  • Follow the steps on the screen, and then tap Restore.
  • You’re all done. Now you can use your Pixel phone.

That was all, we have successfully discussed all the three possible methods of transferring your data from an old iPhone/Android device to your new Google Pixel 4/4 XL. If we left any other possible method then comment below, we will be happy to update the article.

Do you own a Pixel Device, or any Android device and need these types of simple tutorials? Then stay tunned to GetDroidTips’ Android Tips & Tricks column because many simple tutorials for Pixel are coming soon.

If you have any queries regarding this, the comment section always available for you.

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