Move My Contacts from Android to New iPhone? I get it, transferring your contacts can be a headache. But don’t worry, I’ll walk you through how to easily move all your contacts from Android to your shiny new iPhone. Moving contacts to a new iPhone isn’t too tricky these days. But Apple has made some changes over the years that can require extra steps depending on your iPhone model.
No worries! In this guide, I’ll walk you through the process for both iPhones with physical SIM cards and newer models with eSIM. We’ll cover the 3 easiest ways to transfer your contacts from Android to iOS. Just grab your new iPhone and let’s do this.” The key points are that it covers both SIM and eSIM models, focuses on simplicity/ease of use, and conveys the most up-to-date tips or tricks. Let me know if you need any clarification or have additional suggestions!
Move Contacts from Android to iPhone with Move to iOS App
To transfer contacts with Move to iOS:
- Download the free Move to iOS app on your Android device. Open it and accept the terms.
- On your new iPhone, go through the setup until you see the “Move Data from Android” screen.
- Your iPhone will show a code. Enter this code on your Android device.
- On Android, select the contacts you want to transfer. You can also transfer other data like photos.
- Leave both devices alone until the transfer finishes. This can take up to 30 minutes, depending on how much data is being moved.
The key points are:
- Download Move to iOS on Android
- Get code from iPhone during setup
- Enter code on Android
- Select contacts and data to transfer
- Let the transfer process complete
Transfer contacts via SIM
If your iPhone uses a physical SIM card:
- On your Android, export your contacts to the SIM card. Open Contacts > Menu > Manage Contacts > Export to SIM.
- Move the SIM card from your Android to your new iPhone.
- On your iPhone, go to Settings > Contacts > Import SIM Contacts. Your Android contacts will transfer over.
The key steps are:
- Export contacts to SIM on Android
- Move SIM to iPhone
- Import SIM contacts in iPhone settings
Transfer Contacts to iPhone by Syncing with Your Google Account
You can also transfer contacts from Android to iPhone using your Google account:
- On your Android, go to Settings > Google and make sure contact syncing is enabled under Backup.
- Go to your new iPhone once your Android contacts are backed up to your Google account.
- In Settings, add your Google account. This will sync the contacts from your Google account to your new iPhone.
The key steps:
- Enable contact syncing to Google on Android
- Add same Google account on new iPhone
- iPhone will automatically import synced contacts
How do I transfer contacts from Android to iPhone without a SIM card?
If your old Android phone didn’t use a SIM card, your contacts were likely synced to your Google account.
To get them on your new iPhone, just add your Gmail account. Go to Settings > Mail > Accounts > Add Account.
This will sync the contacts from your Google account to your new iPhone. Easy!
Is there an app to transfer contacts from Android to iPhone?
For transferring contacts, stick to official apps from Apple, Samsung, etc. Avoid third-party apps – you can’t be sure about their security and privacy.
The safest options are:
- Move to iOS (for switching from Android to iPhone)
- Smart Switch (for Samsung phones)
- Clone Phone (for OnePlus)
Can I transfer contacts via Bluetooth?
You can transfer contacts individually via Bluetooth. But it’s tedious if you have many contacts. I’d recommend using Move to iOS, Smart Switch or Clone Phone instead. They transfer all your contacts seamlessly in bulk. Only use Bluetooth if you just need to send one or two contacts. For full contact lists, use the official transfer apps.