How to transfer contacts from iPhone to Android
--Wednesday, 04 October 2017
Contacts, as one of the most important data types in our smartphone need to be backed up and transferred from time to time. As we all know, data transfer between iPhones is very convenient. So here is the question, what if I want to transfer data from iPhone to Android phone? Considering what you are concerned, we have some strategies for you. Continue to read this article and teach yourself how to transfer contacts from iPhone to Android phone. Here, we offer three methods for you.
- Method 1: Use Google account to synchronize contacts
- Method 2: Use Mobile Transfer to synchronize contacts
- Method 3: Use iCloud to export contacts to Android phone
Method 1: Use Google account to synchronize contacts
Google tools like Google photos, Google Drive, Gmail can help you synchronize iPhone data including photos, videos and of course, contacts. With Google account, your iPhone contacts can be transferred to Android without computer, just from one phone to another. Follow the detailed steps and you can settle things done.
Step 1: Click “App Store” and download Google Drive in your iPhone. Check if the app has been updated to the latest version after downloading, and you can check the version info of the Google Drive by clicking into the app.
Step 2: Launch Google Drive and log in your Google account. Create your own one if you still don’t have. Click the icon on the top of the left side, choose “Settings” > “Backup” > turn on “Back up Google Contacts”.
Step 3: Go back and press “Start Backup”. The transfer will take some time, make sure that you have charged up your iPhone. We also recommend you to connect your iPhone to Wi-Fi.
Step 4: After the transfer is finished, log in the same Google account on the Android phone which is also the destination of the contacts.
Method 2: Use Mobile Transfer to synchronize contacts
In the case of data transfer, Doctor Telephone Mobile Transfer is a very powerful program which can help you out. It is a program which supports to transfer and restore different types of iPhone data directly to Android phone. This powerful, efficient and user-friendly program can finish this task in just several clicks. What is more, this program supports iPhone X/iPhone 8/iPhone 8 Plus/iPhone7/iPhone7 Plus/iPhone 6/iPhone 6/iPhone 5S/iPad. Now, follow the steps below.
Step 1: Download and install Mobile Transfer.
Open it after installing. Choose the option “Phone to Phone Transfer”.
Step 2: Connect your iPhone and your Android phone to the computer via USB cable.
Put your iPhone on the left and your Android phone on the right if you want to transfer contacts from iPhone to Android. In the opposite case, you can click “Flip”. Please unlock your iPhone if you have set a security code.
Step 3: Choose “Contacts” and click “Start Transfer”.
Wait for minutes and the transfer will process automatically.
Method 3: Use iCloud to export contacts to Android phone
Like Google account, iCloud offers a similar system to back up data.
Step 1: Launch iCloud on your iPhone and log in your account.
Step 2: Choose the option “Contacts”. Please confirm that you have logged in the same iCloud account on your PC and have turned on “Contacts” in the iCloud Settings.
Step 3: Choose the contacts you want.
Step 4: Click the sole icon at the bottom on the left and choose “Export vCard”. Then your computer will download automatically the chosen data contained in a VCF file.
Step 5: Connect your Android to your PC. Open Contacts on your Android phone and choose the option “Import / Export contacts” > “Import from USB storage” or “Import from SD card”. Then you have finished.
Simple, isn’t it? If you find this tutorial useful, don’t hesitate to share it with your friends via Facebook and Twitter! Moreover, please write down your comment below if you have any further question.
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