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How to Transfer Contacts to New Phone Quickly and Easily

Oct 26,2018 • Filed to: iPhone Transfer • Proven solutions

Changing phones is a regular thing now-a-days. With the increasing improvements of technology, we are getting the advantage of using new phones all the time. Transferring your old contacts from your previous phone to your new phone can be painful if you don’t know how to transfer contacts to new phone easily. This article will help you to learn how you can easily transfer contacts to a new phone in a very short time.

Part 1. 1 click to transfer contacts to new Android/iPhone

Transferring contacts to your new Android phone or iPhone is easier with dr.fone – Switch. With a very easy procedure and following some simple steps can help you to transfer your contacts from your old phone to your new phone. No matter you have Android or iOS devices, with the help of this tool you will be able to transfer all your contacts and important data from your old phone to your new phone. This tool is fast, reliable and unique and it will ensure no data loss during the procedure of transfer. Just follow these steps to learn the procedure-

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Download and install dr.fone

You need to download the right edition of dr. fone for your operating system and install the program on your PC. Now you can launch the tool from the shortcut icon of your PC homepage. Now you will be able to see the first interface of dr.fone tool. You will have to choose “Switch” option from here.

Tips: No PC at hand? You can also use the mobile version of dr.fone - Switch. Just install this app on your Android. Then you can transfer contacts from iOS to Android directly, or get iCloud data on Android wirelessly.

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Connect Phone to PC

In this step, you need to connect your both old and new phones to your PC and wait till dr.fone detects both of your phones. Then you need to check if your old and new phones are placed in the right category properly as source and destination. If they are not placed properly, you can click on the “Flip” button to change their categories.

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Transfer Contacts

Now you will see a list of contents in the middle of the interface of dr.fone. You just need to select the “Contacts” option and then click “Start Transfer” to start the transferring process.

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Now the process will end in a very short time and then you can disconnect your phones from your pc to use them normally.

Part 2. Transfer contacts to new phone using Google account

You can easily use your Google account to transfer contacts to your new phone. Just follow this process to learn how to transfer phone contacts using Google account.

Sync Contacts in Your Old Phone

You need to go to the “Settings” option of your phone from the main menu and then go to “Accounts and Sync”.

Now you need to choose “Add Account” and then select “Google”. After that, tap on “Next”.

In this step, you need to sign into your Gmail account by using your login credentials. It doesn’t matter if you don’t have an old account. You can easily create a new one and then use that information to log into your phone.

After signing in, you need to select “Sync Contacts” option and then choose finish to end this process.

sync contacts to new phone using google account

Sync Contacts in Your New Phone

As you have already synced your old contacts into your Google Account using your old phone, now you need to repeat the account adding process to your new phone again. Just repeat the process by following the previous steps and then hit “Sync Contacts” so that it synchronizes your old contacts to your new phone. Your new phone will automatically start showing all your old contacts by syncing with your Google account.

Part 3. Transfer contacts to new iPhone with Move to iOS

You can easily transfer your contacts to your new iPhone by using Move to iOS app from your Android phone. Just follow this process properly-

Install Move to iOS app on Android and check

You need to install Move to iOS app on your Android phone and make sure that the Wi-Fi is turned on. You also need to make sure that both your Android phone and new iPhone have enough charge to carry out this procedure. This process will require you to have iOS 9 or later and iPhone 5 or later.

Move data from Android

When you setup your new iPhone you will find an option like “Apps & Data”. You need to enter that option and choose “Move Data from Android” option from the sub-menu.

sync contacts to new phone using move to ios app

Start the process on Your Android Phone

At first you need to open the Move to iOS app on your Android phone and hit the “Continue” button. You will be able to see the terms and conditions page appear. Now you need to accept those terms by clicking on “Agree” and then hit “Next” button from the top-right corner of the Find Your Code screen.

Wait for Code and Use It

You need to choose “Move from Android” option and hit the “Continue” button on your iPhone. You will see a ten or six digit code appears. You will have to enter the code on your Android device and wait for the “Transfer Data” screen to appear.

Transfer Contacts

At this step, you need to choose “Contacts” to transfer your old contacts from your Android phone and hit the “Next” button. If your android device shows you that the process is complete, you need to wait till the loading bar is complete on your iPhone. Within a very short time, the process will be completed.

Part 4. Transfer contacts to new Android phone from SIM card

You can easily transfer your contacts to new Android phone using your SIM card. Read this process to learn how to transfer contacts from phone to phone from SIM card-

Export to SIM Card

First, you need to export all your contacts from your old phone to your SIM card. Go to the “Contacts” option. Press the “Menu” button and then choose “Import/Export” option. Now you need to choose “Export Contacts to SIM card” and then mark all the contacts that you need to export. After that, press “Export” and a warning screen will appear, which will ask you if you really want to copy all your contacts to your SIM card or not? You need to choose “Ok/Yes” and all your contacts will be exported to your SIM card.

Import from SIM Card

Now you need to switch off your old phone, remove your SIM card and insert it into your new phone. You need to do the same thing again. Just go to the “Contacts” option. Press the “Menu” button and then choose “Import/Export” option. Now you need to choose “Import Contacts from SIM card” and then mark all the contacts that you need to export. After that, press “Import” and a warning screen will appear, which will ask you if you really want to copy all your contacts to your phone or not? You need to choose “Ok/Yes” and all your contacts will be imported to your new phone.

There are a lot of ways that you can transfer your contacts to your new phone. But the best way to complete this task is using dr.fone – Switch. This tool will help you to transfer all your contacts easily to your new phone without any corruption of data. The process will be very smooth and you will be very happy with the tool. I guarantee that you will find your solution in dr.fone – Switch.

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