These are some of the Apple iPhone features that Android users wish they had

What iPhone features would Android users like to have? A recent post on Reddit revealed that iMessage, the mute switch, and compatibility with other Apple products are some of the things that turn Android users green with jealousy.
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165 Comments

114. tedkord

Posts: 17311; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

You clearly have no idea what you're talking about. WP came nowhere near WM. If it had, I'd have gone with it.

130. Leo_MC

Posts: 7204; Member since: Dec 02, 2011

I have a little idea. WM was just a drag, compared to WP. MS had a good idea, but the timing was bad; if they would have managed to create a Win 10 like experience, WP could have been a success.

141. tedkord

Posts: 17311; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

You're just demonstrating your lack of knowledge.

149. Leo_MC

Posts: 7204; Member since: Dec 02, 2011

Even my lack of knowledge is well above what some are capable of.

155. tedkord

Posts: 17311; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Sure thing, Mr Trump.

153. Supah

Posts: 692; Member since: Mar 08, 2017

You're just wasting your time with this proven lying racist scum ted. Once you back him into a corner where he can't spread his BS no more, he'll show his true colors. Every time I exposed this lying racist scum, he has used the racist term 'boy' to belittle me. He's done it MANY times just like how apple-rulz did to a respected member here. I used to like trolling this lying racist scum for fun but he has crossed the line so I won't do that anymore. I'll just continue to expose this lying racist for what he is.

14. surethom

Posts: 1662; Member since: Mar 04, 2009

What iPhone needs is a back button option for every app.

43. Vokilam

Posts: 1181; Member since: Mar 15, 2018

It has, if you’re redirected from an app into another app - it will appear on top left corner. If you want to switch to previous app at anytime - force swipe from either left or right edge and you’ll navigate to either previous app or back to the one you’ve been before - and you can do that until your in out of apps that you have ever opened. And absolutely everything browser, book, page, document is a swipe left and right to go back or forward. No buttons necessary.

52. cdgoin

Posts: 614; Member since: Jul 28, 2010

Thats if the swipes actually worked.. find them inconsistant, and the home button response time slower than he**. This in on aiPhone 8 with the latest upgrade. I hate the da*n thing. I would trash it if I could.

56. Vokilam

Posts: 1181; Member since: Mar 15, 2018

My wife has an 8 - no issues. You can modify the intensity of 3D Touch in the settings. Try changing sensitivity settings.

91. tedkord

Posts: 17311; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

That's not what he said. For every app. Always there. It's just one of the things Android did better.

125. Vokilam

Posts: 1181; Member since: Mar 15, 2018

The way iOS is setup - I do not miss the back button that I needed while using android.

142. tedkord

Posts: 17311; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

I've used IOS, and I very much missed it. It's head and shoulders above the iOS method.

15. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

Why anyone is jealous of iMessage is beyond me. I rather have something cross-platform. There are iFeatures that I like though, like the faceID to unlock hidden lock screen messages. I wouldn't mind if that came to Android; face unlock to see your lockscreen messages, FPS to really unlock the phone.

18. blingblingthing

Posts: 946; Member since: Oct 23, 2012

OnePlus can do that. Just a setting to stop the unlock from automatically going to the homescreen.

61. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

This won't hide the messages when someone else is looking

71. hurrycanger

Posts: 1759; Member since: Dec 01, 2013

iMessage works well without weighing your phone down like some cross platform apps. At least that's what I've heard some iPhone users said. I use Facebook Messenger to communicate and the ease of using it on all my devices with the ability to communicate with people on all OSes makes it the best option to me. iMessage sounds great, but what I would need to do is to convert my friends and family into iPhone. Ain't gonna happen. I don't make people spend hundreds of dollars (each!) just so I can use iMessage or FaceTime. Other cross platform apps work great and they don't cost anybody a dime. As for the features, I'm with you. Wish Google could get to the same level for the face unlock while still keeping fps.

16. Rampage_Taco

Posts: 1036; Member since: Jan 17, 2017

Honestly, I was hoping to open the link to a blank page...

20. sissy246

Posts: 7070; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

Iphone has nothing i wish for. I like my Samsung phone just fine.

67. Leo_MC

Posts: 7204; Member since: Dec 02, 2011

Not even a similar haptic engine (try an iPhone before saying no), long-term support, integration with accessories and other devices?

81. koioz

Posts: 132; Member since: Nov 29, 2018

A turtle modem, lead acid battery, and buggy af updates? No way.

99. tedkord

Posts: 17311; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

A similar haptic engine. That's what comes to mind? Pretty thin.

103. Leo_MC

Posts: 7204; Member since: Dec 02, 2011

It's not me who has to find the features.

115. tedkord

Posts: 17311; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

And yet, you did, and the best you could come up with was haptic engine.

131. Leo_MC

Posts: 7204; Member since: Dec 02, 2011

iPhone is so advanced in the haptic departament that the only reason one would not want it is because it’s a pathetic hater of Apple. It would be impossible to talk about advanced iOS functions that Android will not have so soon such as message sync, call pickup on other devices (and other continuity functions such scanning documents), drag and drop, enter credentials in a jiffy with Face ID, trackpad with the keyboard (this one is also a basic feature everyone should want), usb accessory lockout, airdrop for passwords, the simple way AirPods connect. Bare in mind that this is not a vs. it’s just a wish list.

144. tedkord

Posts: 17311; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Wow. You've really got dog deep to find something to crow about for the iPhone. It's hilarious. Now tell me how much better your cat is because the finger contours on the steering wheel fit your fingers so much better.

150. Leo_MC

Posts: 7204; Member since: Dec 02, 2011

I understood every single word you've written, I didn't get a single idea from them...

156. tedkord

Posts: 17311; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Neither would a turnip. And for the same reason.

106. Crispin_Gatieza

Posts: 3123; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

Thin? More like anorexic.

108. sissy246

Posts: 7070; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

Not a chance Iphone has nothing i want

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