How to Transfer contacts from Android to iPhone 15, 14 (Updated)

🗓️ November 21, 2023 By ✍️ Jaysukh patel

What is the convenient way to transfer contact from Android to iPhone? The procedure isn’t as convoluted as it once. I remember users have to input all numbers, names, and other information manually! But from now on, smartphones, cloud services, and apps will work for you. Today, in this guide, we’ll show you different ways to transfer contacts from Android to iPhone. So, without any further ado, let’s get started.

Here are four different ways to transfer contacts from Android to iPhone. So perform the one which you find easier.

Way #1. Move to iOS App

Move to iOS is an application available in the Google Play Store that helps Android users transfer content from Android to iPhone. Despite being underrated and having poor reviews, the application does everything it is advertised to do.

However, your experience and mileage may vary, but you can quickly transfer messages, contacts, videos, photos, email accounts, and calendars straight to your iPhone when it works. To get familiar with the complete procedure, follow the steps below.

Step 1: First of all, download and install the Move to iOS App > Open on your Android flagship.

Move to iOS app on android mobile

Step 2: Access the app and follow the on-screen instructions. Now, agree to terms and allow specific permission (Location Permission Required for Move to iOS app) > Settings.

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Enable Location Permission on Android Mobile

Step 3: Next, Tap on Permissions to Allow Location service.

Allow Location Permission on Android

Step 4: Tap on Location under the move to iOS app permissions.

Enable Location on Android

Step 5: Now, Select Allow Only While using the app option. And Go back (Tap on the Top left arrow).

Allow App using App Move to IOS on Android

Step 6: Now, Tap on Continue to Follow the on-screen process.

Continue process for Transfer to iPhone from android

Step 7: Get a new Verification code for your Android mobile, Tap on Continue.

Get Code for Confirm

Step 7: Select From Android Option on the iPhone’s Transfer Your Apps & Data screen.

Select From Android on iPhone

Step 8: Enter One Time Code to your Android mobile from your received on your iPhone.

Verify with Code

Step 9: Tap on Connect from the verification popup on an Android mobile screen.

Connect Android mobile to iPhone

Step 10: Select Contacts toggle > Continue.

Select Contact for Transfer to iOS

Step 11: Wait for the transfer to complate on your Android and iPhone. Don’t interrupt the process.

Wait for Transfer Complete

After this, your contacts will be transferred to your iPhone flagship.

Transfer Completed from Android to iPhone

If you are unable to transfer contacts from an Android device to an iPhone, there are alternative methods to do so easily.

Way #2. Use Google Sync

Usually, Apple doesn’t support Android devices, but Google is entirely opposite. Most search engine giants work seamlessly on iPhone, and syncing the contacts from their servers is handy. Here’s how you can do so.

How to enable Google Sync for contacts on Android

1. Go to the Settings App. Scroll down and select Google.

Launch the settings app click google on android Phone

2. Tap on Backup. Select Backup Up Now; doing so will create the most recent backup of your Android device.

Click backup enable backup up now on android Phone

3. On the same screen, swipe down and select Google Account Data. Make sure the toggle next to the Contact is enabled. 

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Select google account data click contact enable on android Phone

4. Now, head to the Contacts App.
5. Tap on your Profile Icon at the top left corner of the screen.

Open contacts app click profile icon on android Phone

6. From the prompted menu, tap on Contact Settings. Tap on Google Contacts Sync Settings.

Click google account tap multiple google account on android Phone

7. Tap on the Google Account from which you want to sync contacts, this is valid if you have multiple Google Account.  Tap on Status.
8. In the next screen, ensure that the toggle next to Automatically Sync is turned ON

Click status turn ON automatically sync on android Phone

Transferring contacts from Android to iPhone is easy if you are syncing contacts to a Google server.

How to transfer Android contacts to iOS devices via Google Sync

  1. Go to the Settings App.
  2. Choose Contacts on iPhone.
 Launch the settings click contacts on iPhone

3. Tap on Accounts. Tap on Add Account.

Click accounts select add account on iPhone

4. Select your Google Account or add it if you haven’t done so. Next, tap on email or password, then select Next on iPhone.
5. Ensure the toggle next to the Contact is enabled.

Select google click email id & password then next turn ON contacts on iPhone

That’s It! Your contacts will start moving from your Android device and will transfer to your iPhone, and you can access them from the Contacts App.

Way #3. Transfer contacts from Android to iPhone manually via VCL file

Another manual way to transfer your contacts from Android to iOS device is via a VCL file. All you need to do is create a VCL file, transfer it over to the iPhone, and then open it to sync all your contacts. The best part is process for this is handy; let’s go through it!

How to transfer Android contacts to iOS manually

  1. Unlock the Android flagship and navigate to the Contact App.
  2. Select the Three-dot menu button located at the top-right corner.
  3. Choose Select All.
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Open contacts click more icon then select all on android Phone

4. Hit on the Share Button.
5. You can choose how to share the file from your iPhone. For instance, if you like to send it to me via email, tap Gmail and forward yourself a file.

Click share icon tap exporting contacts select gmail on android Phone

On your iOS device, access the email app or extract the file from wherever you saved it.

Choose the Contacts App.

Tap Add All Contacts.

Follow the on-screen instructions. Your contacts will be transferred.

That’s It!

Way#4. Use your SIM Card

Another handy way to transfer your contacts from Android to iOS device is by using the smartphone’s SIM card. This is an on-the-go solution in case you’re having trouble with your Google account, are offline, and more. To get familiar with the procedure, follow the steps below.

  1. Launch the Settings App on your iPhone.
  2. Navigate to Contacts.
  3. Choose Import SIM Contacts.
Click the settings click contacts select import SIM contacts on iPhone

Select the account you’re willing to sync the contact to.

Final Thought!

Honestly, you can also take the help of a third-party app to transfer contacts from Android to iPhone. However, we suggest going the routes mentioned above, as they are less complicated and use accounts you already signed for your iPhone. These ways are far more accessible.

Jaysukh Patel
Jaysukh Patel

Jaysukh Patel is the founder of howtoisolve. Also self Professional Developer, Techno lover mainly for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and iOS, Jaysukh is one of responsible person in his family. Contact On: [OR]

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