How to migrate from Apple Mac to Microsoft Surface Device

Uses of Mac are itself beneficial, however if you want to stay connected with all other Windows devices then switch to Surface device. To form a flawless experience Microsoft is bringing together all of its ecosystems regularly. Migration of all your data, files and documents to your Surface device from a Mac, either by using Mac to Surface Assistant tool provided by Microsoft or manually.

Migration to Surface from Mac

An external hard drive well-matched with Mac as well as Windows, having storage more than the storage used on your Mac device is required for this process.

Export photos to your external hard drive from Mac by following these steps: 

  • Connect a USB drive on your Mac to your hard drive.
  • Open the photographs, then hit Edit and from the top menu, select all.
  • Select Export Option after clicking on File.
  • Press Export after setting “Subfolder Format” to “Moment Name”
  • In left pane, from the lists of devices, Choose your hard drive then hit Export.
  • After the migration is complete, right-click the hard drive and select eject, to drive out the hard drive safely.

Import photos to the Surface device by following these steps: 

  • Connect USB drive on your Surface to your hard drive.
  • Automatically, the drive’s folder will get open then to select all files, Press Control + A.
  • Now, to copy the files press Control + C and on your Surface device open the target.
  • To start the process of pasting all photos from the drive, press Ctrl + V now.
  • Remove the external hard drive from the device safely.

Export other documents, music, downloads to external hard drive from Mac by following these steps:

  • Connect a USB drive on your Mac to your hard drive.
  • Open ‘Home’, then either select specific files that you want to transfer or to select all files, press Ctrl + A.
  • Now, to copy the files press Ctrl + C and on your Mac open the hard drive.
  • To start the process of pasting all photos from the drive, press Ctrl + V now.
  • After the migration is complete, right-click the hard drive and select eject, to drive out the hard drive safely.

Copy the files to the Surface device using these steps:

  • Connect USB drive on your Surface to your hard drive.
  • Automatically, the drive’s folder will get open then to select all files, Press Control + A.
  • Now, to copy the files press control + C and on your Surface device open the target.
  • To start the process of pasting all photos from the drive, press Ctrl + V now.
  • Remove the external hard drive from the device safely.

Visit Microsoft.com, for more details. 

Mac to Surface Assistant Tool, a genius software tool

A brilliant software helping Microsoft to obtain more conversions from the Mac bandwagon has also been announced by it. Users can easily switch to Microsoft laptop or Surface tablet from their Apple Mac devices, using Microsoft’s Mac to Surface Assistant Tool. This one is the new tool that makes the migration of files to Microsoft’s own Surface Devices from Apple computers much smoother.

Files, music, photos, documents and also the other things that are stored on your Mac’s storage can be transfer on the Surface using this Assistant Tool. Any stock software from any brand will not be required further, if once you approved the terms of the agreement and make available the way in for your preferred storage drive, as it will offer a flawless transition. The tool will itself help you throughout the whole process entailing information about transferring all files which are significant to other device in shape of zip file.

Making use of it is very simple; at first, the users just have to examine a number of folders such as photos, download and documents, after that the drive to which they will be backed up is selected and your work is completed now.

In this cloud computing age, Microsoft recommends access to files that are cloud-stored through apps which are well-matched to Microsoft Surface Devices. Because it understands that on your physical hard disk you cannot store everything. In this present gadget world, where each and every technical firm is struggling to obtain more and more retention of customers, this might be a usual tool but for the Mac users who want to shift to windows 10 and later the future versions, a fresh change is offered by this tool.

Maria Silvia is the author of this article. She is working with Help-Number from quite a long time as a technical writer and always tries to bring something new in front of her readers. Let’s have a look on diverse topics that she has written Windows 10 Support, Microsoft Customer Support and various others.

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