[Free]4 Ways to Transfer Contacts from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy S9/9 Plus/8/7

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When you want to change from iPhone to Android phone, like from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy S9, S9 9 Plus, S8, or S7, do you know how to transfer contacts from old iPhone to new Samsung in a data-safe way? If you have no idea, don't fret, here come the solutions for you. In this article, we summarize the top four tried-and-true approaches to:

You can try it all and choose the method you like.

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Method 1How to transfer contacts from iPhone to Samsung with iCloud

The first way you can try is Apple's iCloud service, which can be used to back up iPhone data and restore iPhone with iCloud backup.

1. Open a web browser on your computer and go to iCloud.com.

2. Sign in with your Apple ID. Choose Contacts and select the contacts that you want to transfer to Samsung. You can choose randomly or click on the gear and choose Select All.

3. Select Export vCard. The VCF file containing the selected contacts will be saved on your computer.

4. Connect your Samsung phone to the computer, and copy the VCF file to root folder of Samsung Galaxy. Then, import the contacts from the Contacts or People App.

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Method 2How to transfer contacts from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy with iTunes

iTunes not only enables you to sync data between two iOS devices but also between iPhone and Android phone through Google or Outlook account.

1. Plug your iPhone to the computer via USB cable. Run iTunes and click on the device button on iTunes.

2. Click Info tab on the drop-down menu, and tick Sync Contacts With > Google Contacts and enter your Google account information when prompted.

3. Click Apply and allow iTunes to sync contacts with your Google account.

4. Open your Samsung Galaxy, go to Settings > Accounts. Log in to with the same Google account, and the contacts will be synced there.

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Method 3How to transfer contacts from iPhone to Samsung with Gmail

This way to is a little complicated, follow the steps below to make you through.

1. Go to icloud.com on your computer and choose Contacts on the main screen.

2. Click the little gear button at the lower left corner and check to Select All to choose all the contacts on iPhone.

3. Click Export vCard to save the contacts on your computer.  

4. Go to gmail.com and log in to the same Gmail used on your Samsung Galaxy phone.

5. Select Contacts, click the More in the drop-down menu and choose Import. Select the VCF file downloaded just now and the contacts will be automatically synced to your Galaxy S9/8/7.

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Method 4How to transfer contacts from iPhone to Samsung with Smart Switch

Samsung Smart Switch App is embedded within Samsung phone to help users to sync data. You can transfer contacts from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy S9/8/7 by the USB Cable, Wi-Fi or computer. Here, we will show you how to transfer contacts from iPhone or iCloud to Samsung in a wireless way.

1. Download, install and set up the latest version of Smart Switch App on Samsung Galaxy phone from Samsung store.

2. Run the App and select Wireless mode. And choose iOS Device as the old device to move data to Samsung. You can choose transfer from iCloud (sign in with your iCloud account) or iOS device (connect with Samsung with a one-time code)

3: After a successful connection from iCloud or iPhone, choose Contacts and start to transfer. The Samsung Galaxy S9/8/7 will automatically receive the content. When it finishes, go to the People App to check the files.

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