In the today’s world where everyone is really fond of using phones whether there, it is iOS to Android. People are really habitual or it has become a common practice to try many different phones. In case, you wish iOS to Android transfer then you are really worried about doing the same without losing your contacts as you may have many contacts and it will be a tedious job to enter the contact details one by one manually. In this post, we are disclosing few methods through which you can do so without making many efforts.
Here we are going to experiencing the various ways to switch the contact from iOS phone to Android Phone.
Option 1:- Through Export contacts to Gmail with iTunes
In case you are using iPhone iOS 4.x and lower, then it is the easiest methods and it definitely gets the job done.
1. Download and launch iTunes.
2. Connect your iPhone to the computer.
3. Open the handset’s device summary page.
4. Click the Info tab.
5. Check “Sync Contacts With” and then select “Google Contacts”.
6. Type your Google account’s username and password.
7. Click Apply.
8. Make sure your Android device is connected to the particular Gmail account.
9. Allow Google to sync your contacts to your Android phone
Option 2:- Through Gmail Import
In case you are using Gmail very often then actually there is a way to transfer your contacts via Gmail. Find the steps below (Follow option 4):-
1 Head up to iCloud.com via your computer.
2 Select the contacts you want to save.
3 If you want to save the entire list, click the little gear button at the lower left and Select All.
4 Click the gear icon and select Export vCard (Follow option 4).
5 Your computer will download a VCF file containing the exported contacts.
From Google Account
1 Log into your Google account.
2 Click on the Gmail logo, located at the top left corner of your dashboard.
3 Select contacts
4 Click the “More” drop-down menu in Contacts, and select Import.
5 Click Import again. The contacts will be automatically synced to your Android device(s), connected to this account.
Option 3:- Through Manual way
This option is only useful, in case you want to move few important contact from iOS to Android phone. You can use ‘Share Contact’ option.Open up the contacts up and select the contact you wish to save. Swipe down and select the tab, which allows you to either share it via e-mail or text.
If you want to import contact more than ten then surely this is not your cup of tea. You need to follow the other options.
Option 4: Through iCloud
The fourth option will surely attract the iCloud lovers. You can simply use the iCloud system to transfer your iOS phone to Android phone. Please follow the steps mentioned below:-
1. Head up to iCloud.com via your computer.
2. Select the contacts that you want to export
1.either one by one
2.or click on the gear and use Select All
3.Click the gear again and select Export vCard. Your computer will download a VCF file containing the selected contacts. The name of the file will be explicit as for how many contacts were exported
4.Plug your Android phone into the computer, copy the VCF file to the local storage and import the contacts from the Contacts or People app.
Both Contacts and People applications feature an option that allows you to add contacts from various sources. Since you saved it to your SD card, you will select the Import from storage source.
Option 5:- Through an App
You can also transfer the contacts through an app ‘My Contacts Backup’ and you can also refer others app as many apps are available. Here we are disclosing the steps for ‘My Contacts Backup’ app. Please follow the steps:-
1. Download and launch the app on your iPhone.
2. When the app (“MCBackup”) asks to access your contacts, tap OK
3. Tap Backup
4. Tap email, attach the VCF file to an email and send it to your Gmail account.
5. Open up the email from