Gone are the days when, when you bought a new phone, you had to recompose the contacts manually. The latest developments in the field of mobile technology have simplified many tasks. we’ll see how to transfer contacts from iPhone to Android smartphones.
However, even now, some users encounter problems when moving contacts between smartphones on different operating systems.
To help them, we’ll see how to transfer contacts from iPhone to Android smartphones. Three different methods will be described, and you can choose the one that suits you.
Sync contacts with a Google Account
If you’re using Android for the first time and you do not have a Google Account, you need to start it. The account in Gmail is important for working with an Android smartphone. You must open the Gmail site and create an account.
After that, open the settings on the iPhone. Go to “Mail, Contacts, Calendars” and click on “Add Account”. Select the “New Google Account” option and add information about your Gmail account to link to the iPhone.
The system then asks you what you want to sync with your Gmail account. It can take time. The iPhone will not speak when the contact synchronization process is complete, you will need to open the contacts section on the iPhone and see if the necessary contacts have been added.
You must now add the same Gmail account to your Android smartphone. Synchronization will also be done here, and you will receive the same contact list.
Transfer Contacts from iPhone to Android via iCloud
With Apple’s cloud storage, you can transfer contacts from iPhone to Android in minutes. Open the section “Mail, Contacts, Calendars” in the settings of the iPhone. Select Accounts> iCloud. Turn on the switch for contacts, a window will appear with a suggestion to merge iPhone contacts with iCloud.
After the merge process, log in to the iCloud account on your computer. Click on the gear icon in the lower left corner, activate “Select All”. Click on the transfer again and select the “Export as vCard” command.
Sign in to your Gmail account and select the contacts you want. Click the “Advanced” tab, select “Import” and specify the file. From the vCard file, all contacts will be transferred to your Gmail account. Now you can link the same Gmail account to an Android smartphone, syncing contacts will be done.
Transfer Contacts from iPhone to Android by copying data
Third-party copy of my data is available on both Android and the iPhone. You can use it to quickly transfer contacts between the two systems. However, it is recommended to adhere to the first two methods. Only if they do not work, you must use this option.