How to transfer contacts from iPhone to SIM card? If this problem troubles you, just read this article, it shows you two easy ways to import contacts from iPhone to SIM card.
I have changed the network provider and got a new SIM card. All contacts are on my iPhone but now I need to transfer contacts to iPhone SIM card so that I could have them saved. Anyone with ideas? Thanks!
–A User from Apple Discussion
The answer could be somewhat disappointing because the iPhone doesn’t support saving any data to the SIM, thus no one can directly copy contacts from contacts to SIM cards. However, that doesn’t mean transferring contacts to SIM card can’t be accomplished with a carrier.
Through many tests, we do find a few possible solutions. Here in this step-by-step post, we will show you how to transfer contacts from iPhone to SIM card in two ways, and we will also show you a great tool that could transfer contacts from both old iPhone and Android phones to new iPhone even without the SIM card.
If you just need to copy a few iPhone contacts to SIM card, you can email those contacts one by one to an Android phone, then import them to the SIM card. Below are detailed steps to export contacts from iPhone to SIM card:
Method 1 is indeed simple, however, you can only send contacts to an Android phone one by one. So, if you have a lot of contacts that need to transfer, it will become an arduous task.
Currently, it is not possible for iPhone users to store contacts on a SIM card, except for very old iPhones, i.e. older iPhones without a Nano-SIM card. Does it mean that iPhone users will never be able to transfer contacts from iPhone to the SIM card? Of course not, with AnyTrans you can do it.
As a powerful iPhone data Manager, AnyTrans makes it easy for you to backup data, such as contacts, photos, videos, music, calendars, messages, etc., to computer, and transfer data from computer to your iPhone. Also, it supports easily transferring data from iPhone to iPhone or from Android to iPhone. Here are the features of AnyTrans.
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Step 1. Free download AnyTrans and launch it on your computer > Connect your iPhone to the computer with a USB cable > Choose Device Manager > More on the homepage.
Step 2. Scroll down to find Contacts > Choose the contacts you want to transfer and then click the “To PC” button.
Step 3. A few moments later, you will see the Transfer Completed note on the screen and you can click on the View Files to check the Contacts you have exported. Then, transfer these contacts from your computer to your Android phone.
Step 4. Now, you can put your SIM card to see all contacts.
To transfer multiple contacts to SIM card, the easier way would be syncing iPhone contacts to iCloud, downloading them to computer then transferring them to the Android phone, importing them to SIM card. Please follow us and make it.
Apple launches a new iPhone each year, and jumping from an old iPhone or Android phone to a new iPhone is definitely worthwhile. After getting a new iPhone, you might need to transfer data from the old iPhone to the new iPhone or transfer data like contacts from Android to the new iPhone(even without SIM). Here in this bonus tip, we will focus on transferring contacts from iPhone or Android to the new iPhone.
Transferring contacts from an old iPhone to a new iPhone is not a hard task and both iTunes and iCloud can help you accomplish it. However, for those who don’t use iTunes or iCloud, this could be challenging for the operating mechanisms are quite confusing. If you are new to iTunes/iCloud, a better choice would be AnyTrans.
AnyTrans is a professional iOS data transfer tool capable of transferring contacts from iPhone to iPhone.
Step 1. Download AnyTrans on your computer and launch it. Connect your two iPhones to the computer with USB cables > Choose source iPhone on the top of iPhone models > Click More to enter manage iOS content by category.
Step 2. Scroll down to find Contacts. Choose the contacts you want to transfer and then click the “To Device” button to start transferring contacts from iPhone to iPhone.
Besides transferring contacts from iPhone to iPhone, AnyTrans can also help you transfer contacts from an old Android phone to the new iPhone with great ease. It is said to be the best tool to help you transfer contacts from Android phone to iPhone.
Besides, transferring data from Android to iPhone with AnyTrans is easy and quick, you can finish the process within a few clicks. Moreover, it is totally safe and secure. While using it, no data loss or information leakage would occur. Now, let’s see how to transfer contacts from old Android phone to the new iPhone with AnyTrans:
Step 1. Download AnyTrans on your computer and then launch it. Connect both your Android phone and iPhone to the computer using USB cables.
Step 2. Click Phone Switcher on the main interface, choose Phone to iPhone mode.
Step 3. Then choose your Android phone to be the source device and your iPhone to be the target device, then click the Next button to proceed.
Step 4. Uncheck Select All but check Skip Duplicates. Then select the Contacts category and click the Next button to transfer Android contacts to iPhone.
You can also view the video to see how to copy contact from Android to iPhone:
As mentioned earlier, if you are still using an iphone device without a Nano-SIM, then you are able to transfer contacts from your iPhone to the SIM card.
That’s all for how to copy contacts from iPhone to SIM card and the introduction of one tool to transfer contacts between iDevices. By the way, AnyTrans can actually help you more, like transferring contacts from iPhone to computer, transferring contacts from computer to iPhone, etc.
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