How to Transfer your Contacts from an iPhone to an Android Phone?

Are thinking of switching your iPhone to an Android phone. First, you will need to move the list of your phone numbers to the new Android phone so that you don't lose your important numbers. It's simple to move/transfer your contacts from an iPhone to an Android phone by following the below easy steps.

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How will you do this?

Here are the simple ways to move/transfer your iPhone contacts to an Android phone, follow this.

How to transfer contacts from iPhone to Android phone using a vCard?

A vCard file, commonly known as a .vcf file, is a common format for holding contact information. They can be read by any phone, making them ideal for transferring contacts.

  1. Before you switch your iPhone, open the Settings app on your iPhone and tap your name at the top.
  2. Make sure Contacts is selected in the list of apps under iCloud.
  3. Now on your Android device, from the browser open icloud.com and log into your iCloud account.
  4. Select Contacts, and then the small gear icon in the bottom left corner. 
  5. From the menu, click Select All, and then Export vCard.
  6. The .vcf file will be downloaded into your phone's files app.
  7. Then go to the Contacts app of Android.
  8. Go to app Settings and select Import.
  9. Select the Import Contact from .vcf file.
  10. Select the VCard file you moved to your storage and the copied contacts from iCloud will be transferred to your Android phone.

How to transfer contacts from iPhone to Android phone using Google Drive?

You will also be able to move all of your important contacts from your iPhone to android by syncing your contacts to Google Drive.

  1. Install the Google Drive app on your iPhone and Sign In with the Google account you want to use on your Android before switching.
  2. Now in the Google Drive app go to the menu in the top-left corner, select Settings.
  3. Then select Backup from the drop-down menu.
  4. Select Contacts from the new screen, then return to the previous page and click Start Backup.
  5. Now on your Android device, Sign In to the Google Drive app using the same Google account you used to back up your contacts.
  6. All your contacts will be transferred from your Contacts app on the phone.
These are the two simple ways to transfer your list of contacts from iPhone to Android. You can also share if you know the other simple ways to transfer contact lists from iPhone to Android phone. 

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