Apple’s 'Move to iOS' Android app gets crushed with one-star ratings


As if to prove the love/hate relationship of Android and iOS users, Apple's lonely Android app, called, ahem, "Move to iOS," is being crushed with one-star reviews over at the Play Store. The app just became available yesterday, concurrent with the iOS 9 release, and the reviewers took their time to comment not only on the merits of the app itself, but on Apple's ecosystem as a whole.

Everyone with even a passing knowledge of the Android-iOS rivalry can imagine what kind of hilarity has ensued over the poor bridge-crossing "Move to iOS" app. Twitter wars have nothing on the argumentative reviews as to why you shouldn't move to iOS at all, or why isn't the app following Google's Material Design guidelines, which are, in fact, just that - guidelines. 

At the time of writing, "Move to iOS," which helps you transfer your content from an Android to an iPhone more seamlessly, should you wish to do so, has an average score of less than 2, which would probably raise an eyebrow or two with any unsuspecting user that tries to install it for said purpose, and that might be the point here.

source: GooglePlay

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118 Comments

1. aryanfr1

Posts: 125; Member since: Jan 24, 2013

Well it's not a surprise for a android community . Android lovers love android even they have migrated to Apple.

85. FReDcc

Posts: 73; Member since: Jun 11, 2015

This app would be still successfull if they managed to convert those 422 who rated 5 star to Apple iPhone. Its a Win Win situation for Apple.Sorry haters.

126. engineer-1701d unregistered

i love the second one, did he think his android phone would turn into an ios lol

2. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3109; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

Apple stepped on an enemy territory. Prepare for the worst.

50. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

After the transfer of data has been completed, the app will display a recycle message. "Recycle your Android Phone - You can recycle this Android phone for free at any Apple Store." https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.apple.movetoios&hl=en Such arrogant!

100. srgonu

Posts: 557; Member since: Feb 13, 2012

Yes apple wants these android phones to understand and copy features. They are self retarded and shy to buy one themselves. By donating it in apple store we help poor apple fans some new features from android in next year upgrade.

130. engineer-1701d unregistered

i love the part some stuff not moved. like the important stuff

3. SirYar

Posts: 351; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

Here come the iFans to trash talk about Android fanboys. My popcorn is ready!

4. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

It could be worse, Verge wrote an article about this (http://www.theverge.com/2015/9/16/9339895/apple-s​witch-from-android-ios-app-now-available) and it says: It's also compatible with previous models, and on the Android side, you'll need a device running Android 4.0 KitKat or above to use the app. 4.0 KitKat???

10. tech2

Posts: 3487; Member since: Oct 26, 2012

Haha....coming that from Verge makes it even more priceless.

66. bucky

Posts: 3790; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

Um, isn't that what the majority of android phones run?

72. SamDH1

Posts: 419; Member since: Apr 21, 2015

4.0 isn't Kitkat

79. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

4.0 is Ice Cream Sandwich.

98. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

See, this is proof positive as to why you shouldn't talk about someone else platform, because you are to stupid to even Google and get the info on your retarded iphone and understand what you are talking about.

6. nasznjoka

Posts: 418; Member since: Oct 05, 2012

I gave it 3 now am gonna change to 1 to comply

7. Nsonaso

Posts: 11; Member since: Aug 28, 2014

Apple is gullible..... And wicked since older iPhones running iOS 9 cannot set ordinary MP4 video as wallpaper and Apple Watch, iPhone 6s and 6s+ does it then it means Apple is a disappointment and also a failure to it's customers... I mean what they hell those it take to implement this features in all iOS 9?

99. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Why are the live wallapers even movie files in the first place? Animated GIFS would have been better.

124. Plutonium239

Posts: 1231; Member since: Mar 17, 2015

Because Apple is now and always has been terrible at software.

8. SnakeBoyVincentLiu

Posts: 59; Member since: Aug 17, 2015

It would be better off these low class Android user not stepping on the Apple territory that will corrupt my upper class status. Beggars don't deserve to be Apple user as they cannot afford this title, while I deserve to be Apple users and here's why https://plus.google.com/105418443141915739965 Y'all better not jealous :)

16. fyahking

Posts: 1146; Member since: Jan 28, 2015

Oh you so rich but why you making payments on your iphone? Real Ballas buy the damn phone out right with cash and we don't deal with leases and such. You need to get with the program and pay cash, rich bwoy!lol

91. Topcat488

Posts: 1416; Member since: Sep 29, 2012

Well, "Geppetto" was the owner of a woodshop, when "Pinocchio" came to life... So I guess his "Daughter" inherited some cash, when he die. O.o

102. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Even rich people buy phones on contract. Businesses are rich and they get phones on contarct too. So basically you're simply wrong. Using a contract or lease for a person who wants to exchange a phone more often is actually smart. Like, if i know I want a new car every year, I lease pay a one time deposit and I simply had them the keys and drive off with a new car. No negative equity to deal with, I dont have to try to sell it, even if its an easy sell, I dont have to waste time posting an ad and all that stupid stuff. I make one trip to a carrier and swap...DONE! Buying a phone outright the vast majority of people just dont do it, no matter what their income level is. You are a fail, because you think you are better and smarter because you paid cash for a phone. That doesnt make you a Balla. Michael Jordan was a balla...Dummy!

17. AnTuTu

Posts: 1620; Member since: Oct 14, 2012

Shove one iDevice in your a$$ and that will give you even higher status. Upper class status? You don't even have a class. I am even confused about your gender.

36. Wiencon

Posts: 2278; Member since: Aug 06, 2014

You guys are so stupid for replying him...

64. Itanium

Posts: 11; Member since: Sep 08, 2015

Why ? take a look at her profile, bragging about her fancy clothes and labeling them. Typical superficial brainless girl.

65. HugoBarraCyanogenmod

Posts: 1412; Member since: Jul 06, 2014

he's a dude actually

67. Itanium

Posts: 11; Member since: Sep 08, 2015

A dude ? very hard to tell from pics :)) fml ....

71. HugoBarraCyanogenmod

Posts: 1412; Member since: Jul 06, 2014

Check his Google+, also snakeboy is well known flaunting his richness in Asia social media. He's currently hiding in California and waiting for the iPhone6s

103. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Obviously its a boy, who choose the dress liek a girl. So? Are you homophobic? Theer are plenty of those in all countries. That's his choice, how about we leave that out since it has nothing to do with his class status, except he could be making more money than you being self-employed an all ;-)

20. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

I do wonder one thing though... have you been on our planet long?

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