We have been searching for easier solutions for smartphone users to manage their data on different mobile OS and brands. Contacts sharing between various phones is probably the most requently seen issue many cell phones users could meet. We change phones every couple of years. When you switch phones, there are some private data you need to migrate from old to new cellphone, such as contacts, text messages, photos, music, documents, etc. Android and iOS are the two most popular mobile OS, you can find a lot of smartphones, tablets are running on these two operating system nowadays. In the Android family you can find Samsung smartphone, Sony phones, LG phones, HTC phones, Motorola cellphones, Lenovo, Nexus and many more. If you want to transfer data from Android smartphones to iPhone or from iPhone to Android, how can you do that? In this article, we will be using a phone transfer to demostrate how you can transfer contacts from Android to iPhone.
You can also use the same tool and similar steps to transfer contacts from iPhone to Android, or transfer many other files between Android and iPhone, including text messages, calendar, photos, music, videos.
How to Transfer Contacts from Android to iPhone?
You can find many similar tools to copy contacts from one phone to another on this site, for example, this guide shows how to transfer contacts from Samsung to iPhone, major Samsung galaxy series phones are supported, like Galaxy S4, Galaxy S5, etc. Also you can refer to this guide to transfer contacts from Nokia Symbian phones to iPhone. However this one is for sure the easiest solution you can find so far to help you copy all contacts from an Android phone to iPhone. Before we continue to the transfer of contacts between your smartphones, go to download this phone transfer software on to your PC or Mac below.
This is a desktop software to transfer data between phones. To use this software for data transfer between Android and iPhone, you have to install the transfer software on to your computer, connect both Android smartphone and iPhone to computer through USB, then use the phone transfer to copy contacts, text messages, calendar, photos, music, videos from Android to iPhone or iPhone to Android. Sometimes if you accidentally deleted contacts on Android before copying them to iPhone, you can follow this guide to recover contacts on Android phones.
Step 1. Connect both Android phone and iPhone to computer
Run the phone transfer program on your computer and get your phones connected to PC or Mac through USB data cables that come with your phone. After that the phone transfer will detect your phones’ connection and display both phones in the software interface.
Step 2. Enable Contacts transfer from Android to iPhone
There are actually two things you need to configure at this step. Firstly make sure your Android phone is displayed on the left, iPhone on the right. Because the phone on the left will be the source phone to export data from, the right phone will be the target phone to receive data. If you see Android phone is listed on the left, iPhone on the right, it means data transfer from Android to iPhone. Otherwise, it will be iPhone to Android transfer. You can easily switch the two phones by clicking the Flip button between them. Secondly, you need to enable contacts transfer between the phones. By default all supported file types will be enabled, so you can transfer contacts, text messages, calendar, photos, music, videos from Android to iPhone or iPhone to Android. But if you only want to transfer contacts from Android to iPhone, check only Contacts and uncheck all other file types.
Step 3. Copy Contacts from Android to iPhone
There is a Start Copy button in blue at the bottom section. You can click it to copy all contacts from Android cellphone to iPhone in just one click.