I finally decided to switch from iPhone to Android. I switched my SIM card, but contacts were not transferred with the SIM. How to transfer contacts from iPhone to Android?
When switching from iPhone to Android most of us are concerned about saving the address book. The moment when some problems may occur:
❓ Why does my iPhone Transfer keep failing?
❓ What do I do when my iPhone says data transfer Cancelled?
❓ Why can’t I transfer contacts via Bluetooth?
However, you have nothing to fear – as long as you transfer contacts from iPhone to Android with the right tools.
This guide shows how to transfer iPhone contacts to Android using CopyTrans Contacts. With CopyTrans Contacts you can transfer:
- all phone numbers,
- email addresses,
To transfer contacts from iPhone to Android, please follow our step-by-step text guide below or just watch the YouTube tutorial at the bottom of the article:
- Transfer contacts from iPhone to Android
- Move contacts from iPhone to Android: YouTube tutorial
- How to transfer iPhone contacts to Android: via Gmail
Transfer contacts from iPhone to Android
To copy contacts from iPhone to Android you first need to save your iPhone contacts on PC and then import them to your Android phone. It is a very versatile technique, so its use is not limited to the above case. For example, you can easily transfer contacts from iPhone to Samsung with CopyTrans Contacts.
Run CopyTrans Contacts and connect iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch. All contacts from your iPhone will appear in the main work area.
To transfer contacts from iPhone to Samsung, select the contacts you wish to transfer. To copy all iPhone contacts, tick the checkbox next to Contacts. To transfer a limited number of contacts, check the box next to each contact’s name.
Click Export selected.
A new window with several choices will open. How to get contacts from iPhone? Select Android (multiple .vcf files).
Select the destination folder.
Your iPhone contacts are saved to your PC as multiple vCard files.
Now, to move contacts from iPhone to Android, just connect the Android phone to your PC. It should be displayed as an external drive or a portable device.
Then, simply drag and drop the folder where you exported your iPhone contacts to the Android Phone drive.
On your Android phone, go to Contacts or People.
Tap More or the “…” button on the top right of the screen.
Next, to export contacts from iPhone to Android tap Import/Export contacts.
If you are importing to an older Android phone, in the “Contacts” app, tap the menu button found at the front of the device, then tap Import/Export.
Select to import vCard files (VCF) from your device storage.
Check all contacts from the phone storage and click “Done”.
Your iPhone contacts are imported to the Android phone.
Move contacts from iPhone to Android
iCloud contacts to Android
With CopyTrans Contacts you can also transfer iCloud contacts to Android directly. Just follow these easy steps:
To set up a regular cloud account in CopyTrans Contacts, navigate to More > Cloud setup:
Click New connection and select the type of a cloud account. Regular cloud accounts supported by CopyTrans Contacts are iCloud and Gmail.
Enter the account credentials and tick the types of cloud data you wish to access (Contacts, Notes, Reminders, etc.). Click Add account.
How to get contacts from iCloud to Android? Just select your iCloud contacts:
And now, follow the instructions on how to export contacts from iCloud to Android.
How to transfer from iPhone to Android
Contacts via Gmail account
This guide explains how to export your contacts from an iPhone to any phone running Android OS with CopyTrans Contacts via Gmail account. The method works with all iPhone models and iOS versions.
Download CopyTrans Contacts and install it.
After running the program, all your iPhone contacts will be listed in the program’s main window. Now click More at the top right of the main program window, choose Cloud setup and connect your Gmail account. If you need guidance, we have a guide to setting up a cloud account in CopyTrans.
Go back to the CopyTrans Contacts main window and select the contacts you wish to transfer from the contacts list.
Right-click on the selected contacts and choose Move to from the drop-down menu, select Gmail cloud account. Right after this, all your contacts will be copied into your Gmail.
At last, on your Android phone, navigate to Settings > Accounts > Add account, and enter your email and password. After this, just sync your device with Gmail and find all your iPhone contacts on your Android.
Advantages of CopyTrans Contacts:
✔️ Manage all iCloud, Outlook, and Gmail contacts;
✔️ Transfer contacts directly on your computer in a few clicks;
✔️ Work with different formats: .xlsx; .vcf; .csv;
✔️ Manage up to 5 devices on 5 PCs;
✔️ Enjoy an easy-to-use, intuitive interface.
Transfer iPhone contacts to Android
When you want to switch from iPhone to Android, everything should be easy, but you can face some problems. But please, don’t panic. With CopyTrans Contacts we could offer you 3 different ways on how to move contacts from iPhone to Android.
Find all the functions of CopyTrans Contacts and a special coupon with a discount: