Samsung is the biggest competitor of the iPhone if we look into the Android market. Many users move from iPhone to Samsung and the reasons vary from person to person.
If you're using an iPhone and planning to get a Samsung Galaxy series or mid-range device, you should be aware of how to transfer contacts from iPhone to Samsung. To assist you in this regard, this guide will offer three different ways to move your contacts from iPhone to Samsung.
There are plenty of third-party applications on Apple's App Store and Google's Play Store to transfer contacts from iPhone to Samsung. In this article, we will use MobileTrans for contact transferring.
MobileTrans is one of the best apps you may consider for the purpose of transferring contacts from iPhone to Samsung. Here are the step-by-step details on how to use this application for this particular purpose.
Step 1. First of all, download, install, and launch the MobileTrans app on your Windows PC.
Step 2. After that, connect your iPhone and Samsung devices to the same PC.
Step 3. Inside the application, open "Phone Transfer," and select the "Phone to Phone" feature. One more point to mention here is that MobileTrans automatically detects your iPhone as a source and Samsung as a destination device. You may change it later according to your requirements.
Step 4. Inside the "Phone to Phone" section, select "Contacts" as the data type to move between devices, and click on the "Start Transfer" button.
Step 5. It will successfully transfer your contacts from your iPhone to Samsung in a few moments.
The second way on our list to transfer contacts from iPhone to Samsung is via the iCloud app. In fact, iCloud offers two different ways to perform this action. Here are the details of these methods.
Step 1. Sync your iPhone contacts with the iCloud app.
Step 2. After that, go to iCloud.com, log in to your account, and head into the "Contacts" to export your contacts to a vCard file.
Step 3. Now, take your Samsung device, copy this vCard file, and import contacts from it. It's one of the quickest ways to perform this activity.
Other than using the vCard import, you can also use a third-party application, such as the "Sync for iCloud Contacts'' Android app. Here's how to use the application for this purpose.
Step 1. Download and install the application from Google Play Store.
Step 2. Open the application and select "Sync for iCloud." Enter your credentials and follow the instructions to get your iPhone contacts in your new Samsung smartphone.
Like iCloud, Samsung also has an exclusive app to transfer your contacts from an existing iOS to a Samsung device. The "Smart Switch" by Samsung performs data transfer, including contacts, wirelessly. Here are the details of how to use the Smart Switch app to transfer data between iPhone and Samsung devices.
Step 1. Down and install the application on both of your devices.
Step 2. After installation, launch the application and select a mode of transfer i.e. USB cable or Wireless.
Step 3. Now, take your Samsung device, and select "iOS Device" under the "Select your old device" option.
Step 4. In the next step, select "Import from iOS Device" instead of "Import from iCloud." Remember this selection requires a USB OTG cable.
Step 5. You'll receive an OTP code. Enter this code on both devices to establish a connection.
Step 6. Now, pick your iPhone, and select "Contacts" to transfer them into your new Samsung smartphone. That's it! You'll receive your iPhone contacts in a few moments.
Explore some of the FAQs on Transferring Contacts from iPhone to Samsung.
1. How to transfer contacts from iPhone to Samsung without a computer?
You can use iCloud and Smart Switch app to transfer contacts from iPhone to Samsung without a computer.
2. How to transfer contacts from iPhone to Samsung via Bluetooth?
First, pair your iPhone and Samsung devices via Bluetooth. After this, select contacts from your iPhone, tap on the Share button, choose Bluetooth, and select the particular Samsung device to transfer contacts from iPhone to Samsung via Bluetooth.
3. How do I transfer everything from iPhone to Samsung without iCloud?
In order to transfer everything from iPhone to Samsung without iCloud, you may consider using a third-party application, such as MobileTrans or Samsung's own application Smart Switch. Both are capable of transferring everything from an iPhone to a Samsung without iCloud.
Contacts are one of the essential elements you have on your smartphone. Their successful transfer is always imminent when you change your smartphone. Transferring contacts from one Android to Android and iOS to iOS is super-easy and hassle-free.
However, transferring contacts from android to iPhone using apps is not straightforward. To help you out, we have listed three different methods in this guide to transfer iPhone contacts to a Samsung smartphone easily.