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How to Transfer Contacts from iPhone to Nexus 4

I've read many posts and web info on moving my contacts from my old iPhone (3GS) to my new Nexus 4. Still confused!

Got bored of your old iPhone and switched to Android platform? If you have purchased a shiny Android phone - Google Nexus 4, the first thing you may want to do is to transfer contacts from iPhone to Nexus 4. However, it's not easy to accomplish the task, especially when your address book on iPhone is full of contacts, 1,000 contacts for example. Can you image if you decide to edit 1,000 contacts one by one? If you intend to use one account as an intermediary tool, like Gmail, you also have to go through a long way before accomplishing it.

In fact, an unexceptionable way to copy contacts from iPhone to Nexus 4 is to use a professional phone data transfer tool. Here is a right one – Wondershare MobileTrans or Wondershare MobileTrans for Mac. With its help, only one click, and all contacts on iPhone will be moved to your Nexus 4. If you have contacts in accounts, like iCloud, Yahoo!, Hotmail that need to be transferred to Nexus memory card, you should first sign in the accounts on your iPhone. Besides contacts, it also lets you move text messages, music, photos and videos to your cool Google Nexus 4.

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Easy way to transfer contacts from iPhone to Nexus

Please download this free trial version of MobileTrans on your computer. Then go through the following part. Here, we just take the Windows version as an example.

Step 1. Install and run this phone data transfer

To get started, you should install and run this phone data transfer tool after downloading it. The primary window will be shown on your computer screen soon. Then, click Start.

transfer contacts from iphone to nexus

Note: Please download and install iTunes on your computer before using MobileTrans to transfer contacts.

Step 2. Connect iPhone and Google Nexus 4 with computer

Then, use the USB cables to connect your old iPhone and Google Nexus 4 with your computer. This phone data transfer will detect them immediately as soon as they're connected. After that, the two phones will be displayed in the primary window.

At the right-lower corner, there's a tab Clear data before copy. By ticking off it, you're able to empty contacts on your Nexus 4 when you need.

transfer contacts from iphone to nexus 4

Note: Wondershare MobileTrans is fully compatible with all iPhone models, like iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c. You can click here to know more about it.

Step 3. Move contacts from iPhone to Nexus 4

As you see, all data that are supported being transferred from iPhone to Nexus 4 are checked. To transfer contacts only, you should remove the marks before music, photos, text messages and videos. Then click the green button - Start Copy. Make sure both of your iPhone and Google Nexus 4 are connected to your computer all the time.

contacts from iphone to nexus 4

When the contact transferring process ends, you should click the button "Ok".

Note: If you want to transfer data from Nexus 4 to iPhone, you just need to click the button "Flip". Then do as the steps above show you.

Well, you made it! You have managed to transfer contacts from iPhone to Nexus 4.

As an easy-to-use phone data transfer, Wondershare MobileTrans empowers you to transfer contacts from Android to iPhone and copy contacts from HTC wildfire to your iPhone as well.

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Watch the video guidance on moving iPhone contacts to Nexus 4

Product-related questions? Speak directly to our Support Team >>

Thomas Jones
Hi, LeChat, you can transfer more data, like all contacts, call logs and text messages, as long as you purchase MobileTrans.
lechatponti
The trial version only copies 5 contacts!! Anything else available?
Thomas Jones
Please download Nexus driver on its official website and try it again.
PJ
My Nexus phone is not getting detected..What to Do???
Thomas Jones
Hi, MobileTrans supports iOS 5 and later. Please upgrade the iOS of your iPhone and try it again.
disqus_6HHSrFDQHw
I am also trying to transfer contacts from Iphone 3GS to Samsung Note N7000. Iphone has 4.1 OS. Debugging stops at 99% on sveral computers ?
Thomas Jones
Sorry for that. Try connecting your devices for a few times, then you may succeed.
Ethan
My Nexus 4 Fails to Connect after 99% Complete. I have tried to install the software on a different computer and I get the same results. At first, nothing would show up at all until I turned on USB debugging on the developer setting. But I\'m still stuck at \"Fails to Connect\". I have also tried to use the latest Android SDK drivers. Still no luck.

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