If you are planning to grab a new iPhone to replace your old Android phone, there is a good chance that you want to move all your precious data to your new device. Apple is making transferring data from Android to iOS much easier thanks to its new features and changes. Contacts are undoubtedly among the first things you want to switch with you.
There are several ways you can use to transfer all your contacts from your Android phone to iOS, even without the need for a third-party app or program to be installed on your device.
In this article, we will go through the steps to transfer all contacts from Android to iPhone. Before we get started, make sure that you now have a modern version of iOS on your iPhone.
How to transfer all contacts from Android to iPhone
How to transfer all contacts from Android to iPhone using Move to iOS
Staring with iOS 9, Apple allows you to easily switch from Android to iOS using the company’s built-in app called Move to iOS. As the name suggests, the app lets you migrate all your content securely, including photos, messages, web bookmarks, and more from your Android device to iOS.
Step one: Set up your iPhone as usual. When you enter the Apps & Data screen, hit Move Data from Android button at the bottom
Step two: Head to your Android phone and download the Move to iOS app from the Google Play Store. Once you are done, launch the app and hit Continue on both devices
Step three: Follow the on-screen instructions and enter the code on your Android phone
Step four: Select what you want to move over and complete the process
How to transfer all contacts from Android to iPhone using your SIM card
If you don’t want to install an app on your device, you can use your SIM card to make the switch. If you need help, check out the steps below. (Make sure that you have already backed up your contacts to your Android’s SIM card before moving ahead).
Step one: First off, you need to remove your Sim card from your Android device and then insert it into your iOS device
Step two: Next up, head to your iPhone and launch the Settings app from your home screen
Step three: Once you are in, hit Mail, Contacts, Calendars and then select Import Sim Contacts to complete the task.
How to transfer all contacts from Android to iPhone using iTunes
iTunes is always a reliable and safe tool to move your data between multiple devices. In this case, you can use iTunes to move all your contacts from Android to iOS. Here is how.
Step one: First off, make sure that you have already synced your contacts on your computer. Once you are done, connect your new iPhone to your computer and sync it as usual
Step two: Open iTunes on your computer (Make sure that you are now running the latest version of iTunes) and then hit the iPhone icon at the top
Step three: From the management screen, make sure that the Info tab is selected. After that, tick the box for Sync Contacts with
Step four: Next up, select where you have synced your contacts and select All Contacts
Step five: Hit the Apply button to complete the task.
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