Simple & Quick| How to Transfer Contacts from iCloud to Android for Free

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Cedric Grantham Updated on Apr 16, 2020 to iOS & Mac Topics | How-to Articles

The Huawei and Samsung are hitting the market by keeping introducing new products, like the latest Huawei P20, Mate 10, Samsung Galaxy S9+, Samsung A9, and more. Some users with old iPhone for a long time may have a good choice to change to Android. Based on this, data transfer between iOS and Android has been a hot issue all these days. Among them, the first question is how to transfer contacts from iCloud to Android. Here, on this page, we will show you how to do it with step-by-step tips below.

How to transfer contacts from iCloud to Android for free

In spite of the system enclosing feature of iOS and Android, you can still find some possible approaches to share data between iPhone and Android phone. And iCloud is a tool that enables you to move contacts on iPhone to Android. Let’s check how it works in two steps.

Step 1: Back up iPhone contacts to iCloud and export iCloud contacts

Update iPhone contacts to iCloud

1. Open your iPhone, go to Settings > tap Your Name > iCloud > find APPS USING ICLOUD.

2. Turn on Contacts > tap Merge to sync the whole local contacts on your iPhone to iCloud.

Export contacts VCF files from iCloud to computer

1. Start your browser on your computer, go to Sign in with Apple ID account.

2. Choose Contacts on the main screen. Select the contacts either one by one, or click the gear in the lower-left button to click Select All.

3. Click the gear again and choose Export VCard to save a VCF file containing the selected contacts on your computer.

how to transfer contacts from iCloud to Android - step 1

Step 2: Import contacts to Android phone

1. Connect your Android phone to the computer via a USB cable. Go to your computer and find your Android device, double-click it.

2. Copy the VCF file to the local storage and import the contacts from the Contacts or People App.

3. Tap Import/Export > Import from storage > Import from SD card and then Import the Vcard file. Then, the iPhone contacts will be added on your Android phone.

The bottom line

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