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How to Transfer Contacts from Android to iPhone

Switching from one OS to another comes in with its own problems, one such problem is transferring your contacts. Thankfully there is a way to transfer your contacts from Android to iOS. You just need to follow the steps given below:

Enable Google Contact Sync on Your Android Phone:

  1. Open Settings on your Android smart phone and click on “Accounts”. After that click on Google.  
    Google Sync
  2.  Now, scroll down to contacts and enable contacts sync.
Google Contact Sync

Transfer contacts to iCloud:

Now that you have successfully synced your contacts using Google. You need to head on over to Google Contacts website and download all your contacts in vCard format:
  1. Once you are in the website,click on "More" on the left hamburger menu and select export.If you receive a popup then click on the option that says "Go To Old Version".  
    Google Contacts Website
  2. Once your are redirected to the older website. Click on the option thats says "More" and then select "Export".   
    Export Contacts Google
  3. Once a new window pops open, select “All Contacts” and choose “vCard format” for the export format. After that, click on “Export”. All of your contacts will be downloaded as a vCard file on your PC.  
    Export to vCard Google
  4. After that go to Apple iCloud Website and login in with your Apple Account or else create one.  
    iCloud Login
  5. Once logged in, Click on "Contacts".  
    iCloud Contact
  6. After that click on the gear icon on bottom left part of your screen and Click on "Import vCard"
  7. After that a windows pops open. Here select the vCard file that you just downloaded and Click on "Open". This will sync your contacts on iCloud.

Sync iCloud Contacts on your iPhone:

  1. On your iPhone, go to the Settings App and click on "iCloud". Now enable contacts sync by clicking on the toggle next to Contacts. 
    iCloud Contact Sync iPhone
  2. Now, go to the Phone app and tap on Contacts.You'll find all your contacts that were on your Android Smartphone.

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