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How to shift your PUBG account when moving from Android to an iPhone

Moving from an Android device to a new iPhone? It's pretty easy to bring your old PUBG account along as well.

  • Published: September 12, 2018 2:40 PM IST
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Mobile phones offer portability like no other gaming platform does and smartphone companies have begun to take advantage of this fact by introducing dedicated gaming smartphones. And Android gaming smartphones like the Asus ROG phone, Xiaomi BlackShark, Razer Phone have been designed to optimize the best gaming performance.

But on the flip side, Apple iPhones are also quite capable of running even the most graphic intense games. And with the new iPhones set to launch today with the expected A12 bionic processors, are definitely going to provide some top notch gaming performance. Even the older iPhones like iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are very much capable of running the most demanding games.

PUBG Mobile, right now, is one of the most popular games on the mobile platform and has a huge player base. It would not be too wrong to even say that its Android version is the most popular game on the Play Store. But with the new iPhones coming in, users who want to jump ship to iOS might want to know how to retain their account from their Android devices when moving to an iPhone. And Tencent Games offers the options to retain one’s account when switch not just devices, but platforms as well.

Steps to move your PUBG Mobile account from Android phone to an iPhone

PUBG Mobile offers three options when creating an account and those are Facebook, Twitter and Play Games. The user needs to check which method they used when creating their account. This should be pretty easy, and all they need to do is check on the top right of the main menu to identify which among the three is being used.

– If the user is using the Play Games option, they need to connect either Facebook or Twitter to their account, because the Play Games option is not available on iOS. Instead iOS users will have the Game Center option. If the user is already has Facebook or Twitter connected then they need not link anything more.

– Now, after installing an launching PUBG Mobile on your new iOS device, when the login option pops up after launching the game, use either Facebook or Twitter, whichever was connected to the Android account. This should prompt the game to download and sync all the data from your previous account to you new iPhone.

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This process is reversible as well and works when moving from iPhone to an Android device. The second step needs to be the same as Game Center is exclusive to iOS and Play Games is exclusive to Android.

  • Published Date: September 12, 2018 2:40 PM IST