Transferring data between an iPhone and Android is a very hectic job. However, the way to transfer the contacts from Android phone to the iPhone is not a difficult task. Thanks to the amazing Gmail account by sync services, you can transfer and sync all the contacts between an iPhone and Android without any problem.
There are plenty of way of other ways of doing that, you can create the VCF files in the contacts of Android and can forward it via Gmail. There are so many third party applications, which will store contacts on the cloud and you can easily access these contacts on Android, iPhone, Windows, Mac or even Linux using a simple web browser. We have compiled the ways to transfer the contacts from Android to iPhone in the easiest possible ways.
How to transfer contacts from Android to iPhone
1. Transfer using the Gmail Sync
This method is suitable for those users who save their contacts on the Gmail account and use it more often. The best part about this sync process is that you don’t have to select contacts or anything. All you have to do is just to set up the sync process in the background, and it will do all the task without any problem.
Setting Contacts Sync on Android
Go to the Contacts on your Android Phone and click on the Three dots as shown in the photo below. These dots may be in a different place depending on your cell phone manufacturer.
Now, click on the Settings
In the settings of your contacts, click on the Accounts and Sync
Now, it will show all the accounts that use the contacts of your Android phone. We will recommend you to select the Google Account which is at the top of the list.
The last step, make sure that your contacts are properly syncing with the Gmail account or not. If you have any problem, turn the sync off and on again to see the solution.
Once you have set the Gmail account on your Android device, head to the new iPhone to sync the Gmail account. If you are already using same Gmail account, then you will contacts on your iPhone in few minutes. However, if you don’t find them there, follow these steps to sync the Gmail account and contacts on your new iPhone.
Setting Gmail account on iPhone
First of all, go to the settings on your iPhone, scroll down and tap on Mail, Contacts, and Calendar. Click on Add Account.
Select Gmail from the list and follow the on-screen instructions. All you have to do is to enter the username and password of your Gmail account. On the last screen, make sure that you turn on the Contacts as well. Otherwise, it may cause some problems for you.