Watch: Apple uses YouTube to take digs at Google, Android

Switchers. Appears such an innocuous little phrase, no? Ask Apple and it instantly turns into a billion-dollar ‘factor’. Why? As a result of it’s a time period Apple makes use of for individuals who transfer from Android to iPhone. And for these ‘switchers’ Apple has posted a video. The irony could not be extra scrumptious because the video is on YouTube — a platform owned by Google, Android’s mum or dad firm.
The video — posted by Apple’s official account — is a information for Android customers who might need questions on how and what they need to be mindful earlier than transferring to an iPhone. “On this video, we reply the most-searched questions Android customers ask earlier than switching to iPhone. These questions cowl a variety of matters from transferring to iOS, trade-in, reliability, software program updates, privateness, and help,” Apple says within the video.

The seven ‘essential’ factors to remember when switching to iPhone
Apple is pre-empting the fundamental — and most-searched — questions that Android customers might need if and once they do determine to maneuver to an iPhone. The video is shot in an Apple Retailer the place an worker solutions the questions Android customers might need. The questions requested are:
If I swap to the iPhone, will or not it’s straightforward to switch my contacts, images, and messages?
Sure, Apple says, that with the Transfer to iOS app all of the contacts, images and messages get immediately transferred to an iPhone from an Android cellphone.
Can I commerce in my Android smartphone?
Once more, sure. Apple does supply trade-in for nearly each main Android manufacturers’ smartphones.
Will it maintain up over time?
Right here, Apple touts the sturdiness and toughness of the iPhone. To not overlook the battery life and “superb” efficiency which suggests it’ll run “easily for years”.
Will or not it’s dependable?
Fairly cleverly achieved and Apple takes a dig at how updates get delayed on Android telephones.
Will it get the most recent updates?
Citing the instance of the iPhone 6S, which got here out virtually 6 years in the past, Apple says it nonetheless runs iOS 15.
How will my private data be protected?
Privateness issues and that is at all times been Apple’s message. It finds a means within the video as effectively with options like Signal-in with Apple and App Monitoring Transparency getting a point out
Will I get help from Apple?
It is about getting help from Apple on-line and offline for any subject with the iPhone.