How to Transfer Contacts from Android to iPhone [iPhone 15 & iOS 17 Supported]

Want to know how to transfer contacts from Android to iPhone easily and quickly? Read this article to get 6 easy ways of transferring contacts from Android to iPhone.

Author Avatar Joy Taylor Last Updated: Sep. 21, 2023
AnyTrans – Transfer Contacts from Android to iPhone Easily

Free download AnyTrans to 1-click to transfer all contacts from Android to iPhone and would not erase the iPhone’s existing data. The latest iPhone 15 is supported.

One of the hot issues every September is Apple’s new iPhone. This year Apple released the iPhone 15, Pro, and Pro Max, which surprised users with its A15 Bionic, semantic camera, new storage options, etc. Users who have placed an order can get their new iPhone 15. If we changed Android to a new iPhone 15, how can we move content from Android to a new iPhone 15?

Due to the difference between Android and iPhone, it is not easy for the amateur to transfer data from Android to iPhone especially when you already set up iPhone, for example, important contacts. Here in this post, you will get 6 easy ways to transfer contacts from Android to iPhone, which are suitable for all Android phones and all iPhone modes.

To avoid contacts disappearing from old Android and changing to iPhone smoothly, check the methods below!

Move Android Contacts to iPhone

Transferring Contacts from Android to iPhone

Bonus Tip: Check out this guide to transfer contacts from iPhone to new iPhone >

Transfer Contacts from Android to iPhone with Move to iOS

When preparing to set up your new iPhone, Apple provides an app called Move to iOS to help users to transfer contacts, messages, and other data from Android to iPhone. This app supports Android devices running Android 4.0 and later, iPhone 5 or later that running iOS 9 and later.

If you have already set up your iPhone, to move contacts from Android to iPhone by using this app, you will need to reset your iPhone to factory settings and restart. Or, using AnyTrans to import contacts to iPhone after setup and no data erasing.

Step 1. Tap Move Data from Android while setting up the iPhone.

Step 2. On Android: Open Move to iOS app > Tap Continue > Tap Agree > Tap Next. On iPhone: Tap Continue > Wait for a ten-digit or six-digit code to appear.

Step 3. On Android: Enter the code > Wait for the emergence of the Transfer Data screen.

Step 4. On Android: Select the items like contacts you want to transfer to iPhone > Tap Next > Wait for the transfer.

Step 5. After transferring, tap Done on your Android phone and tap Continue on your iPhone.

Further Reading: How to Fix Move to iOS Not Connecting >

Easiest Way to Transfer Contacts from Android to iPhone after Setup

When you change from an Android phone to an iPhone, the first data transferring method may be Move to iOS. However, some users reflected that Move to iOS may not work, not connecting, unable to migrate, etc. So, to make switching from Android to iPhone much easier, an alternative to Move to iOS – AnyTrans is recommended to you.

AnyTrans is a full-way iPhone/iPad data transferring tool, including Android-to-iPhone effortlessly. You can wholly transfer contacts from Android to iPhone at once. More than anything, this method helps you transfer contacts from Android to iPhone after setup and won’t cause any data loss on your iPhone:

Transfer Contacts to New iPhone 15/14

  • Transfer contacts from Android to iPhone with one click.
  • Support transferring after setup. No harm to iPhone’s existing content.
  • Also transfer other Android content like photos, music, messages, etc.
  • Work well with all Android/iPhone models as well as iOS systems.

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Now, download and install AnyTrans on your computer and follow the detailed steps below to transfer contacts from Android to iOS.

Step 1. Run AnyTrans on your PC or Mac computer > Choose Phone Switcher and Phone to iPhone.

Choose Phone to iPhone on Phone Switcher

Choose Phone to iPhone

Step 2. Connect both Android and iPhone with it and confirm the Android phone as the source phone > Click the Next button to scan Android.

Add your Android Phone and iPhone and Click Next to Go on

Connect the Old Android Phone and the New iPhone

Step 3. All the content that is able to transfer to the iPhone will be displayed > Choose Contacts> Click the Next button to start the transferring process.

Select Files You Want to Transfer

Select Contacts to Transfer

The time it spends depends on the number of your contacts, please wait patiently and do not unplug your Android and iPhone during the process.

How to Transfer Contacts from Android to iPhone 2023 [Video]

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How to Transfer Android Contacts to iPhone with SIM Card

There is another convenient way to move contacts between Android and iPhone, which is to use the SIM card.

If your contacts are not saved to your SIM, you should transfer them from the Android device at first. For instance,

  1. Go to Contacts app > Import/export > Export to SIM card.
  2. Then insert your SIM card into your iPhone, set it up, and hit Settings > Contacts > Import SIM Contacts to begin the transfer process.

There is no SIM card available? Check the steps to transfer contacts from Android to iPhone without SIM.

Share Contacts from Android to iPhone Using Google Account

When talking about how to send or copy contacts from Android to iPhone, you can still use Google Contacts. Here are the steps:

Step 1. Choose Sync Contacts on Android

Unlock your Android phone, go to “Settings” > “Account & Sync” > Google > Sign in with your Google account > Tap “Sync Contacts”.

Then the contacts on your Android device would be backed up to your Google account.

If you can’t add Google account to your Android device, you can try to download the Google Contacts app from Google Play store and backup contacts to your Google account.

Step 2. Add Gmail Account on iPhone

Unlock your iPhone, go to “Settings” > “Mail, Contacts, Calendars” > “Add Account”. Choose Google and log in to your Gmail account.

Add Account on iPhone

Add Account on iPhone

Step 3. Transfer Contacts from Google to iPhone

Turn on Contacts and save the setting. Then all your Google contacts will be automatically added to your iPhone.

Toggle Contacts On

Toggle Contacts On

How to Transfer Contacts from Android to iPhone via Bluetooth

Bluetooth APIs connect devices and enable point-to-point and multipoint wireless features. Therefore, Android Bluetooth allows an Android phone to wirelessly connect with other devices and exchange data files. Here are the steps to move iPhone contacts to iPhone via Bluetooth:

  1. On your Android device, find the Contacts app.
  2. Click the MORE button from the menu.
  3. Tap on Share and select the contacts you want to transfer.
  4. Choose Bluetooth and confirm moving selected contacts to iPhone.

How to Move Contacts from Android to iPhone via vCard

Transfer contacts from Android to iPhone via vCard, which is also VCF file is a viable way. But it requires you to do it manually and is very time consuming. If you don’t mind, please follow these steps.

  1. Open your Android device and go to the Contacts app.
  2. Hit the three-dot menu button on the top-right corner.
  3. Tap on Select all.
  4. Tap on the Share button.
  5. You can now select how to share the file with your iPhone. But the easiest way is via email, so please hit Gmail and send yourself the file.
  6. On your iPhone, open the email or extract the file that you sent.
  7. Tap on the attached file and select the Share button.
  8. Select the Contacts app.
  9. Hit Add All Contacts and wait to complete.

The Bottom Line

With AnyTrans, it only takes a few steps to transfer contacts from Android to iPhone in a selective way, and all your iPhone data will be 100% safe during the process. More than contacts, it can help you manage almost all kinds of your iOS data like photos, video, music, messages, and so on in a simple way. Just get it to your computer and have a free trial >

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Senior writer of the iMobie team as well as an Apple fan, love to help more users solve various types of iOS & Android-related issues.

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