dr.fone - Switch (iOS)

Copy Contacts from iOS to Android

  • Migrate any data between Android and iPhone.
  • Clone contacts, messages, call logs, photos, videos, etc.
  • Support all mainstream phone models like iPhone, Samsung, Huawei, LG, Moto, etc.
  • Much faster transfer process compared to other transfer tools.
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7 Ways to Transfer Contacts from iPhone to Android - Incredibly Easy

Jul 16,2019 • Filed to: iPhone Transfer • Proven solutions

Whenever we move from one device to another, the first thing that we wish to do is transfer our contacts. After all, we can’t communicate with anyone without our list of contacts. Surprisingly, a lot of people find it hard to transfer contacts from iPhone to Android. Truth to be told – there can countless of ways to move contacts from iPhone to Android. You can use a third-party app, a cloud service (like iCloud), and can even use iTunes. Read on to learn how to transfer contacts from iPhone to Android in 7 different ways.

Part 1: How to transfer all contacts from iPhone to Android in 1 click?

The easiest way to transfer all the iPhone contacts to Android is by using dr.fone - Switch. A part of the dr.fone toolkit, it can easily transfer all your data from one device to another with a single click. The application is compatible with every leading Android and iPhone model. You can transfer your data from iPhone to Android and vice-versa. Besides a cross-platform transfer of data, iPhone to iPhone and Android to Android transfer is also supported.

dr.fone - Switch

Transfer Your Contacts from iPhone to Android Directly in 1 Click!

  • Easily copy contacts from iPhone X/8 (Plus)/7 (Plus)/6s/6/5s/5/4s/4 to Android phone without any complication.
  • Transfer all types of data from Android to iPhone, including videos, photos, music, contacts, messages, apps data, call logs etc.
  • Transfer data between two different operating systems in real time.
  • Works perfectly with Apple, Samsung, HTC, LG, Sony, Google, HUAWEI, Motorola, ZTE, Nokia and more smartphones and tablets.
Available on: Windows Mac
3981454 people have downloaded it

The application also supports the transfer of all the leading data types such as videos, music, photos, messages, and so much more. Extremely easy to use, it is a must-have tool for every smartphone user out there. In order to learn how to move contacts from iPhone to Android, you can take these steps:

  1. First of all, launch the dr.fone toolkit on your Mac or Windows PC and from its welcome screen, visit the “Switch” module.
  2. move contacts from iphone to android-visit the “Switch” module

  3. Connect your Android and iOS device to the system and let the application detect them automatically. Since you wish to export iPhone contacts to Android, iPhone should be the source while Android should be the destination device. You can use the Flip button to interchange their positions.
  4. Simply select the category of data you wish to transfer. Once you have checked the “Contacts” option, click on the “Start Transfer” button to start the process.
  5. move contacts from iphone to android-Start Transfer

  6. Sit back and wait for a couple minutes as the application would sync contacts from iPhone to Android. Make sure that both the devices are kept connected to the system till the process is completed.
  7. move contacts from iphone to android-import contacts from iPhone to Android

  8. Once the transfer completes, you will be shown a message. In the end, you can just remove the 2 devices safely from your system.

move contacts from iphone to android-remove both the devices from your system

Part 2: How to transfer selected contacts from iPhone to Android?

With dr.fone – Switch, all your contacts are transferred in one go. Sometimes, users wish to selectively copy contacts from iPhone to Android. In this case, you can take the assistance of dr.fone - Transfer (iOS). A complete iPhone manager, it will let you move your crucial data between iPhone and computer as well as from one smartphone to another.

dr.fone - Transfer (iOS)

Transfer Contacts from iPod/iPhone/iPad to Computer without iTunes

  • Transfer, manage, sync your music, videos, contacts, SMS, photos, apps etc.
  • Import your music, photos, videos, contacts, SMS, Apps etc. to computer and export them easily.
  • Migrate media files between iOS devices and iTunes.
  • Fully compatible with all iOS devices as well as system versions.
Available on: Windows Mac
3981454 people have downloaded it

Since the interface lets you easily preview the data, users can simply select the kind of content they wish to transfer. You can move your contacts, messages, photos, videos, music, and tons of other files. The application can export contacts to a vCard or a CSV file. Later, you can just move this file to your Android device. To check how to copy contacts from iPhone to Android using dr.fone – Transfer (iOS), follow these steps:

  1. Launch the dr.fone toolset on your system and connect your iPhone to it. From its welcome screen, go to the “Transfer” option.

move contacts from iphone to android-go to the “Transfer” option

  1. Your phone will automatically be recognized by the application. To continue, go to the “Information” tab from the menu bar.

move contacts from iphone to android-go to the “Information”

  1. From here, go to the left panel and select “Contacts”. A list of all the contacts that are saved on your device will be displayed here.
  2. Now, you can just select the contacts you wish to transfer. If you want, you can preview them here as well. Additionally, you can select all contacts at once too.
  3. Click on the export icon on the toolbar and choose to export the selected contacts to either a CSV or a vCard file. Ideally, a vCard is recommended to transfer contacts to other devices.
  4. move contacts from iphone to android-export the selected contacts

  5. In the end, you can just connect your Android phone to the computer and manually move the vCard to it. Later, you can simply import contacts from the newly transferred vCard.

Part 3: How to transfer contacts from iPhone to Android via Bluetooth?

If you don’t have a lot of contacts on your iPhone, then you can also take the assistance of Bluetooth to copy contacts from iPhone to Android. Since Bluetooth is a native feature in almost every device, you don’t need to use any third-party tool. Though, it would be a more time-consuming solution and is not recommended due to security constraints as well. You can just turn on Bluetooth on both the devices, connect them, and transfer your data. To learn how to transfer contacts from iPhone to Android via Bluetooth, following these steps:

  1. Firstly, turn on Bluetooth on your iPhone from its Control Center. You can also go to its settings and manually turn the Bluetooth on.
  2. move contacts from iphone to android-turn the Bluetooth on

  3. In the same way, go to your Android device’s settings or notification panel and turn on Bluetooth. Make sure that both the devices are located in close vicinity.
  4. move contacts from iphone to android-go to your Android device’s settings

  5. On your iPhone, select your Android phone from the list of the available devices. A one-time unique passcode should be verified to connect the devices.
  6. Once both the devices are connected, go to your phone’s Contacts app and select the contacts you wish to send. After making the desired selections, tap on the Share option and choose the connected target device.
  7. move contacts from iphone to android-choose the connected target device

  8. On the destination Android device, you will receive a prompt for the incoming data. Simply accept it and import the file to complete the transfer.
  9. move contacts from iphone to android-import the file to complete the transfer

Part 4: How to transfer contacts from iPhone to Android with Google Account?

Another fast and hassle-free way to sync contacts from iPhone to Android is by using your Google Account. Since you can add your Google account on iPhone, you can also use it to sync your contacts as well. While setting up your Android, you can simply use the same Google account. To learn how to import contacts from iPhone to Android using your Google account, these quick steps can be implemented.

  1. Unlock your iPhone and go to its Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars > Add Account and tap on “Google”.
  2. move contacts from iphone to android-tap on “Google”

  3. Sign-in with your Google account credentials and grant your phone the needed permissions to access your Gmail data.
  4. Now, you can go back to your Google account from here and turn on the sync option for “Contacts”.
  5. move contacts from iphone to android-turn on the sync option for “Contacts”

  6. Once your contacts are synced with your Google account, you can easily access them on any Android device. You can use the Google Contacts app or simply use the same account to set up your device for auto-sync of contacts.

Part 5: How to transfer contacts from iPhone to Android with iCloud?

Another simple way to sync contacts from iPhone to Android is by using iCloud. Firstly, you need to sync the iPhone contacts with iCloud and later you can export them a VCF file. In this end, the vCard can be imported to Google Contacts. Yes – it does sound a bit complicated. After all, the dr.fone tools provide such a hassle-free way to move contacts from iPhone to Android compared to this technique. Though, this is a free solution and can be your plan B. To learn how to transfer contacts from iPhone to Android via iCloud, follow these steps.

  1. Before you proceed, make sure your iPhone contacts are synced with iCloud. To do this, go to the iCloud settings and turn on the sync for Contacts.
  2. move contacts from iphone to android-turn on the sync for Contacts

  3. Great! Once your contacts are synced with iCloud, you can easily access them remotely. Go to iCloud.com and log-in with your Apple ID.
  4. After logging-in to your iCloud account, go to the “Contacts” option from the home screen.
  5. move contacts from iphone to android-go to the “Contacts” option

  6. This will display a list of all the synced contacts. Simply select the contacts you wish to move. To select all contacts, click on the gear icon (settings) at the bottom right corner.
  7. Once you have made the desired selections, simply go to its settings again (the gear icon) and choose to “Export vCard”. This will save a VCF file having all the contact details.
  8. move contacts from iphone to android-choose to “Export vCard”

  9. Now, go to Gmail and log-in with your account details. Select the Contacts option. Alternatively, you can go to the official website of Google Contacts as well.
  10. From here, you can choose to Import a file. Click on the vCard option and browse the saved VCF file that you have just exported from iCloud.
  11. move contacts from iphone to android-Import a file

  12. Once you have imported these contacts to your Google account, you can easily access them on the connected device as well.

Part 6: How to transfer contacts from iPhone to Android using iTunes?

If you are an avid user of iTunes, then you can try this technique to export iPhone contacts to Android. Earlier, iTunes has a feature to sync contacts with Google, Outlook, and Windows account. Now, the Google feature has been removed from iTunes. Therefore, you first need to sync your contacts to your Windows account and can later export them into a vCard. Needless to say, the technique can also be a bit complicated. Though, you can implement these steps to copy contacts from iPhone to Android using iTunes.

  1. Launch the latest version of iTunes from your system, and connect your iPhone with a cable.
  2. Select your connected device and go to its Info tab. Enable the “Sync Contacts” option and choose to sync them with Windows Contacts.
  3. Make sure that you choose to sync “All Contacts” before clicking on the “Apply” button.
  4. move contacts from iphone to android-sync “All Contacts”

  5. Great! Once you have synced your iPhone contacts to your Windows account, you can safely remove the device. Go to your Account > Contacts and click on the “Export” button on the toolbar.
  6. Choose to export the contacts to a vCard and select the location to save the VCF file.
  7. move contacts from iphone to android-select the location to save the VCF file

  8. In the end, you can manually copy the VCF file to your Android device or simply import it to your Google Contacts as well.

Part 7: How to transfer contacts from iPhone to Android without computer?

A lot of times, users don’t wish to use a computer to export iPhone contacts to Android. If you have the same requirements, then you can simply use a data transfer app. While there are lots of apps out there that can help you move contacts from iPhone to Android, I would recommend My Contacts Backup. This is because the app is available on both, iOS App Store and Google Play Store. To use this app to transfer contacts from iPhone to Android, follow these steps.

  1. Firstly, download the My Contacts app on your iPhone and launch it. Grant the app the needed permissions to access your contacts.
  2. The app will automatically detect all the contacts saved on your device and would give you an option to either mail them or save them to its server.
  3. You can choose to email the contacts to your own Gmail account as well. A VCF file will be mailed to your account that can later be downloaded and synced.
  4. move contacts from iphone to android-email the contacts to your own Gmail account

  5. Additionally, you can also upload the contacts to its server.
  6. Now, you have to install the My Contacts Backup app on your Android device as well from Google Play Store.
  7. Launch the app and choose to restore your contacts using an in-app vCard. In this way, all the saved contacts will be exported to your Android device.
  8. move contacts from iphone to android-restore your contacts

Now that you have learnt 7 different ways to move contacts from iPhone to Android, you can easily fulfill your requirements. Out of all the 8 provided options, dr.fone - Switch is the fastest and most convenient option to move all the contacts at once. Though, if you wish to selectively copy contacts from iPhone to Android, then dr.fone - Transfer (iOS) can also be used. Go ahead and try these amazing tools for free and move from one device to another without any trouble.

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