If you have just taken part in the group of Android from a past life on iOS, there might be a lot of things to do such as switching data from old iPhone to your new Android device. The most important part should be the contact list. In this article, we will share 2 ways discussing how to copy iPhone contacts to Android device.
There are mobile data transfer tools on the shareware market that will transfer your iPhone contacts to Android on desktop, but the methods we’re going to talk about are making full use of free resources for migrating data from iPhone to Android.
Solution 1. How to Move iPhone Contacts to Android via iCloud
1.Go to settings on iPhone, synchorize your iPhone contacts with iCloud.
2.Open you computer and go to iCloud in web browser.
3.Sign in with your Apple ID and password.
4.Click on the settings to export all contacts as vCard.
5.Go to ahead to Google contacts to sign in with yout Google account.
6.Go to more, navigate to import to select the vCard file for importing.
7.Now on your new Android phone, go to settings to sync your Gmail contacts with Android phone. All the contact list will be automatically added to your Android phone quickly.
If you don’t want to use Gmail, you can also copy and paste the vCard file on Android phone storage, then go to contacts to import contacts from storage vCard.
Solution 2. How to Use Free Data Transfer App for Transferring Contacts
Alternatively, you can make full use of free app designed by the manufacturer of your new Android phone such as Samsung Smart Switch, Sony Xperia Transfer Mobile, HTC Transfer Tool and etc. You can directly go to Google Play store to download the Android app, then install it on your new Android phone. Now hereof we’ll take Sony Xperia Transfer mobile app for example.
If you choose this methods, you will need to prepare the below things:
1.iOS device charger cable.
2.Xperia transfer cable(used for connecting iPhone and Android phone), you can go to Amazon online store to purchase it.
A.Install Xperia Transfer Mobile app on your Android phone
B.Select transferring content from iOS device
C.Connect this device to your old iPhone with the USB charger cable and Xperia transfer cable.
D.Select contacts for transferring from iPhone to Android.
Additionally, you can transfer iPhone contacts to Android with the assistance of third-party tools such as Gihosoft Mobile Transfer which is a shareware offering one-click phone to phone data transfer solution.