There are many Android users planning to switch from Android devices to iPhone 8 or iPhone X for the amazing features or smooth operating system. However, there is a serious issue when you get a new iPhone. The old Android smartphone carries all of our data like contacts, which is quite vital cause we need to rely on them to get in touch with our family, friends or business partners. Here in this guid, we’ll show you how to transfer contacts from Android to iPhone in the easiest way.
How to Transfer Contacts from Android to iPhone with Move to iOS
Apple provides an app called Move to iOS to help users to transfer contacts, messages and other data from Android to iPhone. This app supports Android device running Android 4.0 and later, iPhone 5 or later that running iOS 9 and later. But many people have reported that it is not easy-to-use, and often have some issues.
If you have already set up your iPhone, to move contacts from Android to iPhone by using this app, you will need to erase all content and Settings to restart (Settings > General > Reset) your iPhone.
Step 1. Tap Move Data from Android while setting up the iPhone.
Step 2. On Android phone: Open Move to iOS app > Tap Continue > Tap Agree > Tap Next. On iPhone: Tap Continue > Wait a ten-digit or six-digit code to appear.
Step 3. On Android phone: Enter the code > Wait for the emergence of the Transfer Data screen.
Step 4. On Android phone: Select the items like contacts you want to transfer to iPhone > Tap Next > Wait for the transferring.
Step 5. After transferring, tap Done on Android phone and tap Continue on iPhone.
How to Transfer Contacts from Android to iPhone with Google Contacts
When talking about how to send or copy contacts from Android to iPhone, you can still have a try by using Google Contacts to sync contacts between your Android smartphone and iPhone. But some users report that this method really works but is a little bit complex.
Tipe: Before transferring, it requires you to have a Google account and add it on both of your Android and iPhone devices.
Step 1. Sync Contacts from Android to Google Contacts.
Unlock your Android phone, go to Settings > Account & Sync > Google > Sign in with your Google account > Tap Sync Contacts.
Then the contacts on your Android device would be backed up to your Google account.
If you can’t add Google account to your Android device, you can try to download Google Contacts app from Google Play store and backup contacts to your Google account.
Step 2. Transfer Contacts from Google to iPhone.
Unlock your iPhone, go to Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars > Add Account.
Choose Google and log in your Gmail account.
Turn on Contacts and save the setting. Then all your Google contacts will be automatically added to your iPhone.