How to Transfer iPhone Contacts to Android
Switch to Android phone? How to transfer contacts from iPhone to Android? Check the post to get 3 methods to move contacts from iPhone to Android.
There are a dozen new Android phones every year for you to choose from. So as an old iPhone user, you might be attracted by and have bought some new released Android mobile phone. However, no matter it is Samsung Galaxy S8/Note 8, HUAWEI Mate 10, or some one else, there are something you have to think about, such as transferring contacts from iPhone to Android. And in this post, we are talking about this topic and offer you three easy ways to easily make it.
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Method 1. Email – Transfer Specific Contacts from iPhone to Android
If you just want to transfer a few contacts to your new phone from an iPhone, you can email them one by one. In this method, you needn’t use computer.
Step 1. Unlock your iPhone, go to Phone App > Contacts.
Step 2. Choose one contact and share it with Email.
iPhone Contacts to Android with Email
Step 3. Login Email on Android phone, download the v-Card and add it to contacts.
Method 2. iCloud and Google Contacts – Transfer Multiple or All of iPhone Contacts
Actually, there is no direct way for you to transfer all iPhone contacts to Android. However, you can use iCloud to download iPhone contacts to computer, and then transfer them to new mobile Phone or use Google Contacts to sync them to your Android phone.
Step 1. Download iPhone Contacts to Computer with iCloud help
Firstly, sync iPhone contacts to iCloud. Just unlock your iPhone, go to Settings > iCloud, login you iCloud account and turn on Contacts sync.
Sync iPhone Contacts to iCloud
Secondly, login iCloud.com by using web browser on your computer, go to Contacts category, select and download iPhone contacts as v-Card to your computer.
Export iPhone Contacts to Computer with iCloud.com
Step 2. Transfer downloaded contacts to your Android.
You can connect your Android to computer, and transfer the VCF (v-Card) files to your device storage, and import these VCF contacts to your Android Contacts app.
However, there are so many different Android phones, and the process to import v-Card to any of these phones should be a little different and specific to another. If you have added Google account to your Android phone, everything would goes easily – once you import VCF contacts from computer to your Google Contacts, all contacts will be automatically synced to your Android phone.
To import v-Card from computer to your Google Contacts, login Google.com/contacts on your computer, and import downloaded VCF file to Google Contacts.
Import Contacts to iPhone Contacs or Gmail
Method 3. AnyTrans for Android – Selectively Transfer Contacts from iPhone to Android Phone
If you find above two methods are too complicated, then AnyTrans for Android is an easier way to go. It is regarded as one of the best iPhone data transfer tool and you can use it to transfer contacts from iPhone to computer as Vcards then copy them to your Android phone. It is probably one of the most efficient ways to move contacts from iPhone to Android.
Step 1. Download AnyTrans for Android to Mac or PC. Open AnyTrans for Android on your Mac or PC computer. Connect both of you iPhone and Android devices to computer.
Step 2. Scroll down to the category page and select Contacts tab.
Step 3. Preview all the contacts of your iPhone and select all or some to transfer. Click on the To Device button to transfer contacts from iPhone to Android.
The Bottom Line
All of the three methods above are efficient and can be used to move contacts from iPhone to Android. And any comments about how to transfer contacts from iPhone to Android are welcomed. We will update this post if there are some other good ideas.