Transferring my files from iPhone to Android

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Hello there, everyone.


After getting my iPhone 5 stole while travelling, I decided going for a try with Android since there's going to be no more jailbreak since iOS 7 release. And this is only if there is going to be one...


Therefore, because my cellphone company gives me a free phone, I'll try the S4. Anyone has something better to suggest? I've hear about the Nexus, maybe the new Moto X?


Anyway, that's not the real reason why I'm posting this thread. I just want to know what to do in order to transfer all my thing from iTunes to... to...to what? I don't even know what is the iTunes equivalent for Google. At first, I thought that iTunes was a PAIN in the *ss. With time, this has changed and I find this tool pretty useful indeed. Maybe there's something similar for the Android platform? In other words, I'm just preparing myself to get adapted to this new platform and any of your help is appreciated.


My concerns are

-Playlists

-Contacts (I've managed to find a way with a little search)

-SMS (I've managed to find a way with a little search)

-Backups

-iCloud sync? Something similar

-iTunes equivalent... (I'm sure there isn't. but trying anyway)


//START of out of topic (It's funny how my opinion has changed towards this frigging lagging iTunes application that complicated your life more than helping it <<< ancient opinion about iTunes. Figured out that understanding it helped me more than anything else and I also figured out this was one reason I didn't want to change to Android) //END of out of topic


PS: Do I really need an gmail account in order for me to use Android or I can use my MS Outlook account?
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Hi Robert, here is a few links I found after a quick google search:

Transfer your contacts: http://koo.do/14CbYjX
Transfer your SMS http://koo.do/13c97Ti
Transfer music and playslist: http://koo.do/12qPfbH

You will need a Gmail account on your Galaxy S4. Enjoy this great phone!

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