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When switching from Android to iPhone you are probably thinking about saving your address book first. It’s actually pretty easy to transfer contacts from Android to iPhone with the right tools. Unlike other methods, CopyTrans Contacts transfers all contacts from Android to iPhone, including:

  • photos,
  • addresses,
  • emails,
  • notes,
  • and more!

The method described in this article works for all Android phones such as Samsung Galaxy S9, HTC One, etc. and for all iPhone models (including iPhone Xs) running iOS 12 or earlier. In this demonstration, we will transfer contacts from Samsung Galaxy S6 to an iPhone X.

How to transfer contacts from Android to iPhone?

  1. On the Android phone, open the “People” or “Contacts” app depending on the phone model. contacts application on samsung galaxy home screen

  2. Tap “More” or the three dots symbol on the top right of the screen. more button in contacts app on android

    On older Android phones, when in the “Contacts” app, tap on the phone “Menu” button and then select “Import/Export”. contacts import export menu on android phone

  3. Choose to export contacts to the device storage. export android contacts to sd card

  4. Now connect your Android phone to the computer via the USB cable. If the phone prompts you, set the connection type to “Disk Mode” or “USB Connection (Mass Storage Mode)”.

  5. The phone will appear as a new portable drive within the “My Computer” section of your PC where all the rest of the PC drives are listed. Double-click on the drive called “Phone”.

    If you exported the contacts to the SD card instead, double-click on the drive called “Card”. android phone shown as a drive

  6. Find the vCard file. This is the file you created when you’ve transferred contacts from Android to computer. find galaxy vcard file from SD card

  7. Drag and drop the contacts file to the PC Desktop. Disconnect the Android phone. get android vcard file from drive

Now restore the Android contacts to iPhone

This is exactly when you will need an app to transfer contacts from Android to iPhone – CopyTrans Contacts! The whole process will be done in 3 simple steps – watch:

  1. Download CopyTrans Contacts from the following page:

    Download CopyTrans Contacts

  2. Install the program. If you need help installing CopyTrans Contacts, please refer to the installation guide.

  3. Run CopyTrans Contacts. The main program window appears. Connect the iPhone. Wait until your phone is loaded

  4. Drag and drop the Android contact file to the open CopyTrans Contacts window. Drag and drop your contacts vcf file

  5. That’s it. All your contacts are transferred to your new phone.Your contacts from Android are transferred to iPhone

Once you have transferred the Android contacts to your iPhone, you can continue using CopyTrans Contacts to manage and back up iPhone contacts to your PC. android samsung galaxy contacts on iphone

Transfer contacts from Android to iPhone | YouTube video guide

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