This video will show you how to transfer contacts from Android to iPhone. It includes the following:
- Contact sharing/transfer
- .VCF export
How to transfer contacts from Android to iPhone
In this article we’ll show you how to transfer your contacts from Android to iPhone. You may require the use of a PC if you can’t find an app to do the transfer automatically for you. If your iPhone supports the latest iOS. There is a method of doing this via Bluetooth as well. That said, Android uses Google for backups and iOS makes use of iCloud. Since these are two different platforms, you’ll need to do a Google to iCloud transfer. You can also use your SIM card to transfer your contacts. This is an old-school method of getting the job done. The exporting of your contacts via the sim may vary depending on which device you use.
You can also transfer all of your data via the PC with this method. However, to unlock functionality you’ll have to pay $29.95. The full version is priced at $39.95. It includes useful tools like data, WhatsApp transfer, and backup features.
There are apps that you can download to do everything for you. Some of the best known apps for this are listed below. These should help you automate the process. They are also free to use:
- Direct Transfer Contacts/Files – Google Play Link – App Store Link
- Immediate Contact Transfer – Google Play Link – App Store Link
Method 2: Use Google to do it for you
We can make things extra simple for you. You’ll be able to transfer your contacts without the use of a PC with this method. It’s as simple as backing up your contacts to Google on your Android. Then you can sign in to that account on your new iOS device. Your contacts should magically appear without you having to restart your device. Follow the steps below to transfer your contacts via Google.
- On your Android, backup your contacts with Google. If you have added your Google account to the device, it should happen automatically. You can go to Settings > Account and select your Google account you want to sync to. Make sure to toggle the Sync Contacts setting to On.
- Add your Google account to your iPhone.
- After setup, your contacts should begin synchronizing right away. If not, navigate to Settings > Passwords & Accounts > Gmail.
- Move the contacts slider to the green position and your contacts should download.
- If your contacts aren’t there, leave it connected to the Wi-Fi for a few minutes. Then restart the device.
We hope this has shown you how to transfer contacts from Android to iPhone. For further assistance, send us an email, or chat to us via the website.