Switching from an Android phone to an iPhone can be a daunting experience. This is a completely different ecosystem, a more unique and tightly intertwined ecosystem. However, when transferring data, there are several ways to make the transition smoother. Although these two ecosystems are completely different, a Google account can be a public space that can help you move data, including contacts. Moreover, there are other tools specially designed for this purpose. Read on to learn how to transfer contacts from Android to iPhone.
Android users can use several different methods to transfer their contacts to iPhone. They can use the Move to iOS app specially developed by Apple to help you transfer data. You can use this application when you set up your iPhone. Users can also use a normal Google account to manually transfer contacts through VCF files, or use a SIM card to transfer them to your iPhone.
How to use the Move to iOS app to transfer contacts from Android to iPhone
Download the Move to iOS app from the Google Play store on your Android phone.
Open the app and click carry on.
You will be welcomed with terms and conditions.Tap agree.
The app will then request location permission, access to contacts, calendar, storage, and text messages, all of which must obtain your consent.
On the “Find your code” screen, click carry on. Then you will be asked to enter the code.
Move to your iPhone, during the setup process, you will see Move data from Android Options. click it.
You will get a ten-digit or six-digit code. Enter this code into your Android phone.
You should now see a transfer data screen asking you to choose what to transfer.select Contact person, And any data you want to move and click Next.
Keep both devices idle until the loading bar on the iPhone is complete.
After the loading bar is complete, click complete On your Android phone and carry on Complete the setup process on your iPhone.
- First make sure your contacts are synced with your Google account.To do this, go to Set up On your Android phone. In addition, please make sure you have a valid internet connection.
- Scroll down to account And tap your Google account.
- Tap Account synchronization And tap the three-dot menu to sync all content, or switch the contacts to off and then on again to sync only the contacts.
- Move to your iPhone and go to Set up.
- Tap mail then click account.
- Tap Add account And enter the same Google account as your Android phone. Make sure the “Contacts” toggle switch is turned on.
- Your Android contacts should now be visible on your iPhone.
- On your Android phone, go to the Contacts app.
- Click on Gear icon or Three-point menu select import and export Options.
- You should see two options here, click Export to .vcf file. These options may be different on different Android phones.
- This will create a VCF file of the contact in the phone storage.
- Use iTunes to send this file to your iPhone, or just mail it to yourself and download it using the same mail account on your iPhone. You can send VCF files to your iPhone in several different ways, and you can use this guide for reference.
- Open the VCF file and you should see an option Add all contacts. click it.
- Your contacts should appear on your iPhone.
How to transfer contacts from Android to iPhone using SIM card
- On your Android phone, go to the Contacts app and click Gear icon or Three-point menu.
- Tap SIM card contacts If you have a dual-SIM phone, please select the SIM card you will use in your iPhone.
- Click on Three-point menu And choose Import from phone.
- You will be asked to select the contacts you want to transfer to your phone. You can use the select all option to transfer all contacts or select them individually.Then, tap complete.
- After the process is complete, remove the SIM card and insert it into your iPhone.
- On your iPhone, go to Set up And click Contact person.
- Tap Import SIM card contacts And wait for the process to complete.
- Your contacts should now appear on your iPhone.
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