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How To Transfer Android Contacts To iPhone

How To Transfer Android Contacts To iPhone

How To Transfer Android Contacts To iPhone: Good day 🙋, You’ve made that move, it’s Android to iPhone time. Normally, relocating from one building to another involves moving of properties,

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These same theories apply to devices. When you move from Android to iPhone, you definitely will want your important files with you.

They are just so many ways to transfer your files, and based on today’s topic, many ways to transfer your contacts. We’ve dug up the best android to iPhone contacts transfer ways.

How To Transfer Android Contacts To iPhone With Google Account

Yeah! Google Accounts and Androids are synonymous, you can’t say the same for GA and iPhones, nevertheless, there’s a way to move your Android contacts to your iPhone device.

Step 1: Open Settings; From your android device, open your App menu then open the Settings App.

Step 2: Scroll down and select the “Accounts” option.

How To Transfer Android Contacts To iPhone

Step 3: Tap on the “Google” account then toggle on the Sync option, a list of possible synchronizations will be shown, select the “Contacts” option.

How To Transfer Android Contacts To iPhone

(By default, your Google account is already synchronized to your Android, if it isn’t the Google account you want to use, tap the Google > Add Account options then login to the account you wish to use).

From your iPhone

Step 4: From your App Drawer, locate and open the Settings option.

Step 5: Select the “Contacts” option.

Step 6: Tap the “Add Account” option.

Step 7: Add your Google account, the exact one you used for the sync on your android device.

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In most cases, you’ll be able to start the sync there if you can’t, go to the next step.

Step 8: From your Settings app, select the Passwords & Accounts option, tap the “Gmail Account” option.

Step 9: Toggle on the Contacts slider, if on it should turn Green. The contacts that were sync from your Android device will now be available on your iOS device.

Now, any edit you make to your contacts in iPhone will be edited in your Google account. Your contacts are now in the cloud and will be saved for long.

How To Move Contacts From Android To iPhone Through BlueTooth

Yes! You can do this with a Bluetooth device also. All you need here is to toggle on your BlueTooth on both your Android and iPhone devices.

Make sure that both devices are within Bluetooth range, both are discoverable then follow the instructions below.

(MIGHT NOT WORK ON MOST ANDROID DEVICES)

Steps To Transfer Android Contacts To iPhone

From Android

Step 1: Open your App tray(This is where all your apps are displayed)

Step 2: Open your “Contacts” menu.

Step 3: This step varies with android devices. You might need to access the “Options” menu,

it is usually at the top of your screen(left or right) represented by three horizontal lines or three horizontal dots.

Step 4: Access The Share Option; This step varies too. In some devices you’ll need to tap on “More” others you might

How To Transfer Android Contacts To iPhone

need to tap on “Export” whatever be the method of your device, we are trying to access the “Share” option.

How To Transfer Android Contacts To iPhone

Step 5: Share Contacts; This varies also, in most Android device, you’ll be given the option to mark contacts to share,

others you’ll need to export the contacts like via file. After this, tap on “Share“.

Step 6: Select the Bluetooth option, connect to your iPhone device.

How To Transfer Android Contacts To iPhone

From iPhone

Accept the file, click it and follow the on-screen instructions given.

How To Move Android Contacts To iPhone With iTunes

You’ll need a Windows PC for this. iTunes will need to be installed on your Windows PC. A third-party app is needed.

Step 1: Connect your Android phone to your Windows PC and sync your Android contacts to Windows Address Book or Outlook Express. You might need a third-party app for this.

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Step 2: Connect your iPhone to your Windows PC.

Step 3: Launch the iTunes app, select the iPhone icon.

Step 4: Locate info; You might have to scroll down to get your “Info” menu.

Step 5: Select the option to “Sync Contacts With Windows Contacts or Outlook” depends on the option you choose in step 1.

Step 6: Click the “All Contacts” radio button. These options then initiate the contacts transfer.

How To Move Android Contacts To iPhone With Your Sim Card

This should be the simplest method in the book, most especially if you’re going to swap the sims.

The SIMS should be compatible with both Android and iPhone.

This method doesn’t work on all devices

Steps To Transfer Android Contacts To iPhone With SimCards

Step 1: The settings vary for most devices, all you are to do here is copy/move all your contacts to your sim card.

Old sims had storage of 250 contacts, most might have increased the storage space. Locate a way to copy or backup your device contacts to sim.

You might find this option in contacts, select option, go to Export then select “Copy to sim card“.

Step 2: Move Sim; If you have successfully backed up your contacts on your sim card, remove your sim card from your Android.

From iPhone

Step 3: Insert your sim into your iPhone.

Step 4: From your iPhone, go to Settings, select the Contacts menu then choose the “Import SIM Contacts“.

How To Move Android Contacts To iPhone With Move To iOS(Famous Way)

This is the most common way to transfer Android contacts to iPhone, it involves using an app called “Move To iOS”. This method is carried out during the preliminary setup process of your new iPhone.

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Steps To Transfer Android Contacts To iPhone With Move To iOS

From iPhone

Step 1: Launch the setup wizard.

Step 2: When you get to the “Apps & Data Screen“, scroll down and select the ” Move Data From Android“.

How To Transfer Android Contacts To iPhone
Source: Apple

From Android

Step 3: From your Android app store, search for and download the “Move To iOS” app.

Step 4: After installation, launch the app.

From iPhone

Step 5: Select “Continue“. iOS will give you a code, write the code down.

How To Transfer Android Contacts To iPhone
Source: Apple

From Android

Step 6: Enter the code in your Android device in the box given.

Step 7: Select Contacts, tap Next to start the file transfer.

Using the “Move To iOS” you can also move other data from your Android to the iOS device.

Move To iOS application works with your Wi-Fi. So, both devices(Android and iOS) should be within Wi-Fi range. The Wi-Fi network it uses is private so others can’t spy on it.

Conclusion

They are different ways to move your Android contacts to your iPhone. They are also many third-party apps to use, browse about the allow review to avoid touching stories.

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