How to Transfer Contacts from Android to iPhone

People often change their cell phones and upgrade it to a new variant out there available in the market. However, changing from one operating system to another is also not so uncommon these days. If you have been using an android phone for quite some time, you may be wanting to change it to iOS, to get a newer experience of using a premium phone.

Therefore, there would be many questions that you might have and would love to get the answers to. In this article, we will be looking at how to transfer contacts from Android to iPhone.

  1. Using Gmail

For any Android mobile phone user, it is obvious that you might be using Gmail for your email application. Gmail makes it easier for users to sync all of their contact with their account. However, if you want to do it manually, follow the steps and you can do it easily. Go to settings, click on Google under Accounts and sync contacts. Now you will have all of your contact details synced with your email account.

Once you have your contact details synced with the Gmail account, go under settings and click on contacts and calendars and then add an account on your new iOS device. Now select Google, and log in to access your Gmail account. Being said all that, it is important to make sure that your contacts enabled before you go on to sync with the account.

  1. Third Party Apps

With plenty of efficient apps available in the store, you make use of any one particular app to transfer your phone contacts from Android to iOS. However, is it pertinent to select an app that is available on both the platforms, Android and iOS.

Most of these apps, convert the contact into a VCF file and then sends it to your email address. Once you have done this, go to your iPhone device, download the app from the App Store and download the VCF file attached. This will ensure that all of your contacts are imported on the device.

  1. Move

Another easy way to transfer contacts from an Android device to iOS is by using Apple’s Move functionality. You can get the app from the Play store. It only works with the iPhone from scratch. So, if you already have an iOS device, you might want to reset it again.

As a user when setting your iPhone device, a certain window named, Apps and Data is popped up. Make sure you select move data from Android, and then the 10 digit code will be made available. You will have to put this code into your old Android phone and the two devices will sync, allowing you to transfer any data or contact of your choosing.

Wrapping Up

Setting up your new iOS device easy and transfer contact is a hassle-free process. Follow our different ways to copy the contacts and enjoy a seamless transition from one device to another. Chose the method which is easier for you and get on with your new device.

This entry was posted in Fix problems by Augustus. Bookmark the permalink.

About Augustus

Augustus Griffin is a 30-year-old government politician who enjoys travelling, vandalising bus stops and checking news stories against Snopes. He is stable and gentle, but can also be very evil and a bit selfish. He is an American Jedi. He started studying philosophy, politics and economics at college but never finished the course. He has a severe phobia of clowns Physically, Augustus is in pretty good shape. He is average-height with brown skin, grey hair and green eyes. He grew up in a working class neighbourhood. After his mother died when he was young, he was raised by his father He is currently in a relationship with Lisa Lena Watson. Lisa is the same age as him and works as a sales assistant. Augustus's best friend is a government politician called Fred Howell. They have a very firey friendship. He also hangs around with Peter Stephens and Gerald Ingram. They enjoy escapology together.