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I finally decided to switch from Android to iPhone. I switched my SIM card, but contacts were not transferred with the SIM. How do I transfer contacts from Android to iPhone?


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.

Choose what suits your needs:

The methods described in this article work for all Android and iOS versions.

Transfer contacts from Android to iPhone

If you want to transfer contacts from Android to iPhone hassle-free, we suggest using CopyTrans Contacts.

Unlike other methods, CopyTrans Contacts transfers all contacts from any Android to iPhone, including:

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

To transfer data from Android to iPhone:

Switching from Android to iPhone

How to transfer contacts from Android to computer

  1. On your Android phone, open the Contacts app.
  2. Tap Menu buttonSettingsExportSave. It will create a VCF file with all your contacts and save it to the internal memory of your Android phone.
  3. transfer android contacts to iphone

    The procedure may vary slightly depending on the Android phone model. Usually the export option is located in Settings under the Manage contacts section.
  4. Now connect your Android phone to a computer via a USB cable.
  5. You will see your phone listed in the “This PC” section, along with the rest of the drives.
    Double-click on the name of your Android phone.
  6. Android phone connected to PC

    If your Android phone is not recognized by the PC, make sure to change USB preferences on the phone to “File Transfer”: open Notification centerCharging this device via USBFile Transfer

    Changing USB prefrences to transfer files

  7. To transfer from Android to iOS, find the contacts.vcf file we previously created on your Android phone.
  8. Drag and drop the contacts file to your desktop, then disconnect the Android phone.
  9. How to move data from Android to iPhone

  10. So, this is the first step to move data from android to iPhone.

How to transfer Android to iPhone

Import contacts to iPhone

Since Apple operating system is more complicated and more closed, you need additional software to import contacts Android to iPhone. CopyTrans Contacts is the best for this purpose.

Advantages of CopyTrans Contacts

✔️ Works with all Android phones, all iOS versions
✔️ Transfers contacts from Android to iPhone without WiFi
✔️ Keeps all data in place
✔️ Transfers your Android contacts to iCloud, Outlook, Gmail
✔️ Manages calenders, messages and notes – all in one place
✔️ Available in a free test version

The whole process will be performed in 3 simple steps – just watch us go:

  1. Download CopyTrans Contacts from the following page:
  2. Try CopyTrans Contacts for free
  3. Install the program. If you need help installing CopyTrans Contacts, please refer to the installation guide.
  4. Run the program, connect your iPhone and wait until the loading process is completed.
  5. Moving from Android to iPhone with CopyTrans Contacts is very easy, just click on Import ContactsFrom a file and select the contacts.vcf file from your Desktop.
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  7. That’s it. Hope we answered your question: “How do I transfer contacts from Android to iPhone?”.
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Move contacts from Android to iPhone

How to move contacts from Android to iPhone: short guide

How to import contacts from Android to iPhone:

  1. Export Android contacts to PC as a .vcf file.
  2. Start the app, click on Import contacts.
  3. Choose the Android contacts file you saved to PC.
  4. Click OK to import the contacts to your iPhone.

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How to import contacts from Google to iPhone

If you have contacts synced to your Google account, you can connect it to CopyTrans Contacts and copy the contacts to your iPhone.

Advantages of CopyTrans Contacts:

✔️ Manage all iPhone, iCloud, Outlook and Gmail contacts;
✔️ Save contacts in a few clicks;
✔️ Work with different formats: .xlsx; .vcf; .csv;
✔️ Transfer iPhone messages to PC in different formats;
✔️ Manage iPhone and iCloud calendars;
✔️ Easy-to-use, intuitive interface.

Here is how:

  1. Download CopyTrans Contacts and install it:
  2. Try CopyTrans Contacts for free
  3. When switching from Samsung to iPhone (or another Android phone), in the top-right corner, select MoreCloud setup.
  4. How to transfer info from Android to iPhone

  5. Click on New connectionGmail.
  6. How to transfer contacts from Android to iPhone

  7. Enter your Google account credentials and click on Add account.
  8. Fill in your credentials to connect

  9. Close the Cloud setup window. Select your Google accountselect all contacts or only the contacts you want to transfer ➔ right-click on the contactsMove toyour iPhone.
  10. Transfer contacts from Android to iPhone

  11. That is how to get contacts from Android to iPhone directly via Google Account.

Once you have transferred your Android contacts to your iPhone, you can continue using CopyTrans Contacts to manage and backup iPhone contacts to your PC and much more.

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If you want to manage iOS device, CopyTrans offers you many options:

Export and import contacts with CopyTrans Contacts

Transfer photos between iPhone and PC with CopyTrans Photos

Find iPhone or iCloud backups with CopyTrans Backup Extractor

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Back up and restore iPhone with CopyTrans Shelbee

Save your iPhone music on PC or iTunes with CopyTrans

❕ Manage iTunes library with CopyTrans Swift

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