Transferring contacts from Android to iPhone has become incredibly easy these days. For a change, you no longer have to go through the round about ways to move your data from one ecosystem to the other.
There are three simple ways you can import your Android contacts to iPhone. To be honest, all of them are quite straightforward and get the job done without any pain at all. Let me show you how it works the right way!
How to Transfer Contacts from Android to iPhone
How to Import Android Contacts to iPhone Using Move to iOS App
Before we start download and install Move to iOS app on your Android phone.
Step #1. While setting up your iPhone, locate the Apps and Data screen. Then, tap on Move data from Android.
Step #2. Next, you have to launch Move to iOS app on your Android device. Tap on Continue.
Step #3. Read the terms and conditions and then tap on Agree to continue.
Step #4. Tap on Next at the top right corner on Find your code screen.
Step #5. On your iPhone, tap on Continue on the Move from Android screen. Now, wait for the ten or six-digit code to appear.
Step #6. Enter the code on your Android device.
Step #7. When the transfer data screen appears, you need to select Contacts.
Note: You can also choose to transfer photos, messages history, calendar, email accounts, bookmarks, etc.
Once you have selected the contents, you want to move over to your iOS device, tap on Next.
Step #8. Once the loading bar is finished on your iPhone, tap on Done on the Android device. Next, tap on Continue on your iOS device and complete the process of setting it up.
How to Move Contacts from Android to iPhone Using Google Account
Step #1. Make sure to back up all of your data to your Google Account on your Android device. To do so, on your Android phone open Settings app → Backup & reset → enter the pin/passcode of your device → turn on “Backup my data” and “Automatic restore” → Back up account and enter your Google account.
Step #2. On your iPhone Tap on Settings app → Tap on Accounts and Passwords (in iOS 10.3.3 or earlier, you have to tap on Mail → Accounts) → Add Account → select Google → enter your Google account and password.
Step #3. Make sure to turn on the switch next to Contact and then tap on Save at the top right corner to confirm.
How to Transfer Contacts from Android to iPhone using SIM Card
Step #1. First off, you need to back up your contacts to the SIM card on your Android device. Open Contacts App on your Android device → tap on the tiny three dots at the top right corner → Settings → Import/Export → Export to SIM card and then back up all the contacts.
Step #2. Remove the SIM card from your Android device and insert it on your iPhone.
Step #3. Launch Settings app on your iOS device → Contacts → Tap on Import SIM Contacts.
Which one of these three methods have you chosen to import your data to iPhone? Let me know that in the comments below.
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