If you owned an iPhone and want to switch to latest Android device then the most frustrating issue for you will be how to transfer all the contacts in your iPhone to Android device. In older days switching to a new device means to manually type the countless saved contacts numbers. Surely these contacts will be very important for your business and everyday life, therefore you should know that how to transfer contacts from Apple iPhone to Android device.
Sync contacts through iTunes to their Gmail account is the most common and easy way to transfer contacts from iPhone to Android device. Actually Android and iOS operating system are the two different worlds. Copying contacts from iPhone to Android is a very easy task but you’ve to follow certain steps. Here in this article we will guide you that how to transfer contacts from iPhone to Android.
Steps to Transfer Contacts from iPhone to Android
Here we’ve two methods to transfer contacts from iPhone to Android.
- Using Application
- Using the iCloud Service
1:- Using My Contacts Backup App:
My Contact Backup App let you transfer your contacts from iPhone to Android device.
Step No 1:- First of all download “My Contacts Backup App” on your iPhone from here.
Step No 2:- Install the downloaded app on your iPhone.
Step No 3:- Launch My Contact Backup app on your iPhone.
Step No 4:- Tap on Backup option.
Step No 5:- Email that backup in VCF file format to your email account.
Step No 6:- Login to your Email account on your Android device.
Step No 7:- Open the Email you sent from your iPhone.
Step No 8:- Download the VCF file and all your contacts will be transferred to your Android device.
2:- Using the iCloud Service
How to Transfer Contacts from iPhone to Android Using iCloud Service?
iTunes is another best option to sync contacts from Apple iOS device to Android Smartphone/Tablet. For this purpose you should have iTunes installed on your PC, Data cable, internet connection and Google account are also necessary for it.
Here is the step by step guide that how to sync contacts from iPhone to Android using iCloud Service.
Step No 1:- First of all launch iTunes on your PC.
Step No 2:- Plug your iPhone to PC via USB cable.
Step No 3:- In the menu bar tap on Info tab.
Step No 4:- Check the box near to “Sync contacts With” and then from the drop down menu tap on “Google Contacts”.
Step No 5:- Type your Google account ID and password that will allow Apple and Gmail to update your contacts.
Step No 6:- Here tap on Apply button so that iTunes sync your contacts to Google account.
Step No 7:- Add your Google account on your Android device from Settings > Accounts.
Step No 8:- Login to your Gmail account.
Step No 9:- Now it will automatically sync all your contacts to your Android device.
Just drop a comment in the comments section if you face any difficulty while transferring contacts from iPhone to Android device.