If you are previously using android phone and bought a new iPhone and wondering how to transfer contacts, data, photo, videos from iPhone then this guide will help you out to transfer contacts from android to iPhone.
Before Importing contacts make sure that make sure that your wifi is turned on and connected to your home wifi network and if you are wifi is not connecting on your iPhone find troubleshooting methods here.
Plug your ios device and android device into power and if you want move chrome bookmarks and etc then update your chrome to latest version.
The process of importing contacts from android to iPhone is pretty easy and you can transfer contacts from android to iPhone using google account, using Bluetooth, using gmail and also apps available on playstore and app store like move to ios. The main key concept is all you need to do is exports contacts to your iCloud account and import them to your iPhone.
How to transfer Contacts from Android to iPhone
Transfer Contacts from Android to iPhone using Google Account
1: Export contacts from your google account and sync them into your google account
2: Import contacts to your iCloud account and sync them in to iCloud account contacts
3: Sync google account and all your contacts from android to iPhone are transferred and this us pretty easy way to transfer contacts from android to iPhone.
All you need is to follow these above simple steps and there is no limit for transferring contacts i.e. you may have 1000 contacts on your android phone then you can transfer all your 1000 contacts from android to iPhone easily without losing any contact information’s, so lets see them below in details.
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How to transfer contacts from Android to Iphone iCloud Account:
In Android all your contacts are backed up in google drive and where as in iPhone all your contacts will be backed up in apple iCloud account. So now we will do a google to iCloud transfer.
To do this make sure your android smartphone is currently syncing to google account.
Step 1 : Go to setting in android phone
Step 2: Accounts section in settings -> Accounts
Step 3: Find the google account which you are using in your android smart phone.
Step 4: Tap on your google account and then tap on sync account.
Step 5: Make sure that contacts is in fact being synced to your google account. Make sure its enabled.
Step 6: Then login in to your google account from a pc or laptop and go to contacts.google.com on your browser and login with your synced contacts details email. Once you have logged in all your contacts will be shown up on your pc or laptop with the same Gmail id which is synced on your smartphone.
Step 7: So transfer contacts from android to iPhone all you goonna do is select the contacts that you want to transfer from android to iPhone or select all contacts.
Step 8: Once you select all contacts select the three dots on top and click on it and click export.
Step 9: Once you click on export you will be prompted with a pop up box and will ask export contacts, selected contacts.
Step 10: Export as Google csv, Outlook csv, vCard (for IOS contacts).
Step 11: Choose vCard as you are transfer contacts from android to iPhone.
Step 12: Click on export and file will be downloaded and will be named as contacts.vcf format.
Step 13: Go to download folder and find the contacts.vcf file.
Now go to your browser and Now go to icloud.com
Step 14: It will ask you to login to iCloud and make sure you login to your iCloud account.
Step 15: Once you are logged in click on contacts in iCloud dashboard.
Step 16: In bottom click on action menu item settings and click on import vCard
Step 17: Once you click on import vCard and navigate to download folder and import contacts.vcf file.
Step 18: That’s it all your contacts will be now seen in your iCloud account.
Step 19: Now go to your iPhone home screen and open settings.
Step 20: Scroll down to passwords and accounts and tap on it.
Step 21: Navigate to iCloud account and tap on it and make sure that contacts button in here is enabled (if its disabled then enable it).
Step 22: Navigate to home screen after enabling it, launch your phone contacts and now you will be seeing all your contacts which are present in android are now transfer to your iPhone.
Apps to Move Data from Android to IOS iPhone
officially from apple app store ios apps are available and help your move your data, contacts and everything like photo , video, pdf, documents by using move to ios application on app store. All you need to do is install move to app app and follow on screen instructions.
Login in to your icloud and click on settings and import vcard which you can download from google contacts and select open. All your contacts will be imported to icloud
Go to contacts.google.com and select all contacts and click on three dots at top and select import as vCard and import contacts and vCard file will be downloaded.