switching phones on a consistent basis (ios-android-ios)

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    shootertwist PhilMUG Addict Member

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    Anybody here who does that? there was a time i tried this with the Note 8 and iPhone X for a couple of weeks, switching every 2-3 days. While the cloud has helped a lot to sync data between devices, one problem i encountered was how to sync text messages. Anybody who can share a tip or two on how to make this work? Basically its all about wanting to be able to enjoy the best of both android and ios, there are times when i want to tinker and android comes in handy, and there are times i want a solid phone/gadget and i turn to ios... having two phones is a deal breaker for me, would prefer just bringing one with me all the time... thanks in advance for any inputs :)
     
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    iOS to Galaxy - Smart Switch

    Galaxy to iOS - Move to iOS

    Haven't tried using them, but their description mentions "transfer of messages"
     
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    shootertwist PhilMUG Addict Member

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    ^thanks! i've tried those but if memory serves me right, this works only upon first setup of the phone
     
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    I switch from IOS to Android and back also . . . but not every 2-3 days!

    Try this:
    https://www.backuptrans.com/iphone-android-sms-transfer-plus-for-mac.html

    I used the above for transferring SMS to/from iPhones and Note3/Nexus4/6P/OTP5/Note8 when I switched phones. I suppose it can work for frequent switching.

    For syncing my iCloud calendar and iCloud contacts on my android phones, I use the SmoothSync for Cloud Calendar and SmoothSync for Cloud Contacts apps.
     
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    shootertwist PhilMUG Addict Member

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    ^thanks for this one sir!
     
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    Maybe just get two sims? One per each network!

    Leo
     
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    Reason I upgrade to an S9 from Iphone6s the dual sim capability .
     
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    shootertwist PhilMUG Addict Member

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    I would have no use sir of the other sim hehe i only need one and just want the text messages synced on both phones whenever i decide to use an iphone X or an android phone for that day/week...

    Thanks sir gaol for the tip, will use it for the next week or so :)
     
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