How to Transfer Contacts from iPhone to Android in 4 Easy Ways

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For people who want to change from iPhone to Android phone or who have both iPhone and Android phone, contacts transfer from iPhone to Android is necessary and troublesome. In our another article on related topics, we have talked about how to transfer photos from iPhone to Android, which helps users a lot. On this page, we continue to delve into how to transfer contacts from iPhone to Android without losing data in four simple ways. Read on and check the step-by-step solutions.

PAGE CONTENT:
1. Transfer with iCloud
2. Sync via Google account
3. Export and import with iTunes
4. Move by using a free iPhone data manager

Method 1 - iCloud

The first way to transfer contacts from iPhone to Android phone is by using Apple's iCloud service, which can be used to back up iPhone data and restore iPhone with iCloud backup

Step 1: On your iPhone, go to Settings > [Your Name] > iCloud > turn on iCloud service for Contacts. Tap Merge on the pop-up window.

Step 2: Open a web browser on your computer, and navigate to iCloud.com. Log in with your Apple ID > select Contacts > choose Select all by clicking the gear icon in the lower-left corner > select Export vCard. The VCF file containing the selected contacts will be saved on your computer.

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Step 3: Connect your Android phone to the computer, copy the VCF file to the local storage and import the contacts from the Contacts or People App.

Method 2 - Google Account

Once you have set up a Google account on your Android phone, you can use the Gmail syncing to transfer contacts from iPhone to Android phone.  

Notice:
The first part of this solution is also exporting the contacts vCard from iCloud that can be completed using the Step 1 and Step 2 in Method 1. After that, continue with following operations.

Step 1: Go to gmail.com, log in to your Google Gmail account used on your Android phone.

Step 2: Click the Gmail logo, select Contacts, click the More in the drop-down menu and choose Import.

Step 3: Import the VCF file downloaded from iCloud. The contacts will be automatically synced to your Android phone now.

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Other ways on how to transfer iPhone contacts to Gmail are presented on the topic page. Link to check the details if you are interested in. 

Method 3 - iTunes

iTunes is an indispensable tool to back up iOS device and sync data, although it is complicated to use sometimes. See how to use iTunes to transfer contacts from iPhone to Android phone as explained below.  

Step 1: Connect your iPhone to the computer. Then, launch iTunes.

Step 2: Click the device icon and choose Info.

Step 3: Check Sync Contacts With and then select Google Contacts. Type your Google account's username, and password and click Apply.

Step 4: Make sure your Android device has logged into the same Gmail account that allows Google to sync your contacts to your Android phone.

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Method 4 - EaseUS MobiMover Free iPhone Data Transfer Tool

You could also use a third party app to transfer contacts from iPhone to Android device if you haven't signed in any Google account. Here, a 100% free iPhone data manager, EaseUS MobiMover comes to help you export iPhone contacts to the computer with a single click. Then, use a free convert to transfer the exported contacts into a VCF file, and import it your Android device. 

Transfer iPhone Contacts to the Computer with MobiMover

Now, download this tool by clicking the button below. And follow the steps below to make things done. 

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Step 1: Connect your iPhone to your computer (Mac or PC), run EaseUS MobiMover Free and click iDevice to Mac from the main interface.

How to transfer contacts from iPhone to computer - Step 1

Step 2: If you want to transfer contacts only, go to click More and keep Contacts selected. As you can see, it would be time-saving to use MobiMover to transfer all the supported files from your iPhone to the computer at once.

How to transfer contacts from iPhone to computer - Step 2

Step 3: Click the folder icon and set a storage path for the contacts to be imported from your iPhone to your computer.

How to transfer contacts from iPhone to computer - Step 3

Step 4: Click Transfer to begin exporting contacts from your iPhone to the computer. Wait for the process to finish patiently. If you want to check the transferred items, open the contacts (in HTML format on your computer) with a browser to do it.

How to transfer contacts from iPhone to computer - Step 4

As you see, it's quite fast and easy to move iPhone contacts to the computer with MobiMover as well as other iOS data, including photos, messages, audios, videos, and books. More than that, MobiMover also enables you to transfer files from PC to iPhone using USB in the vice versa without using iTunes. Have a try if you need. After all, it's 100% FREE!

Import the Contacts File into the Android Device

Step 1: When the transfer finishes, you can find the exported iPhone contacts is in HTML format. Open the HTML file with Excel and save it as CSV file. 

Step 2: Use a free converter to transfer the contacts file from CSV to VCF. After that, connect your Android phone to the computer with a USB file, and drag the VCF file to your SD card.

Step 3: Then, go to your Android phone, open Contacts, tap Import/Export, choose Import from SD card and then Import the Vcard file. Then, the contacts in VCF will be imported to your Android device.

Conclusion

The first three approaches are less complicated compared with the last one as long as you have a Google account. Honestly, EaseUS MobiMover is famous for data transfer between iOS devices and the computer. All the files migration can be done with one click. Furthermore, if you want to find a free tool to download online videos using URL from YouTube, DailyMotion, Vimeo, Facebook, Instagram, etc., you can’t miss this excellent utility. Have a try anyway; it won’t let you down. 

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