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Hello,
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?

Rgds,
Alan

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 hasslfree, 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 contacts from Android to iPhone:

  1. you first need to save Android contacts on PC
  2. and then import them on the 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. 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. Copying VCF file to PC


Transfer contacts from Android to iPhone

This is where you will need a third-party app to transfer contacts from Android to iPhone – CopyTrans Contacts!
The whole process will be performed in 3 simple steps – just watch us go:

  1. Download CopyTrans Contacts from the following page:
  2. Download CopyTrans Contacts
  3. Install the program. If you need help installing CopyTrans Contacts, please refer to the installation guide.
  4. Run CopyTrans Contacts, connect your iPhone and wait until the loading process is completed.
  5. Click on Import ContactsFrom a file and select the contacts.vcf file from your Desktop.
  6. how to transfer contacts from android to iphone

  7. That’s it. All your contacts are transferred to your iPhone.
  8. move contacts from android to iphone

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

Try CopyTrans Contacts for free


How to move contacts from Android to iPhone: short guide

To transfer 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.


Move contacts from Android to iPhone

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Import Google contacts 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.

Here is how:

  1. Download CopyTrans Contacts from the following page:
  2. Download CopyTrans Contacts
  3. Install and start the program, connect your iPhone and wait util the loading process is completed.
  4. In the top-right corner, select MoreCloud setup.
  5. Connect Google account

  6. Click on New connectionGmail.
  7. Connect your Gmail account

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

  10. 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.
  11. Transfer contacts from Android to iPhone

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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Krasimir is an avid marketing aficionado and a tech-support specialist in charge of the English-speaking market. He grew up in Bulgaria and on the island of Mauritius where he became passionate about windsurfing and photography.