How Do I Transfer Contacts From iPhone to Android With Cable?

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Are you switching from an iPhone to an Android device and wondering how to transfer your contacts? Don’t worry, it’s simpler than you might think! In this tutorial, we will guide you step by step on how to transfer contacts from iPhone to Android using a cable.

Gather the Required Materials

Before we begin, make sure you have the following items handy:

  • An iPhone with your contacts
  • An Android device
  • A USB cable that is compatible with both devices

Export Contacts from iPhone

To transfer your contacts, we first need to export them from your iPhone. Follow these steps:

  1. Step 1: Unlock your iPhone and open the “Settings” app.
  2. Step 2: Scroll down and tap on “Contacts”.
  3. Step 3: Select “Accounts” or “Mail, Contacts, Calendars”, depending on your iOS version.
  4. Step 4: Choose the account that contains the contacts you want to transfer (e.g., iCloud).
  5. Step 5: Toggle on the “Contacts” option if it’s not already enabled.
  6. Step 6: Tap on “Back” or “Done” to save the changes.

Your contacts are now synced with your selected account. Let’s move on to importing them into your Android device!

Import Contacts to Android Using a Cable

To import the exported contacts into your Android device, follow these steps:

  1. Step 1: Connect your Android device to your computer using the USB cable.
  2. Step 2: On your Android device, swipe down from the top of the screen and tap on “USB charging this device”.
  3. Step 3: Select “Transfer files” or “File transfer” from the options.
  4. Step 4: Open the File Explorer (Finder on Mac) on your computer.
  5. Step 5: Locate your iPhone’s exported contacts file (usually in vCard format with a .vcf extension) on your computer.
  6. Step 6: Drag and drop or copy and paste the contacts file into a desired location on your Android device, such as the “Downloads” folder.

Your contacts are now successfully transferred to your Android device!

Synchronize Contacts on Android

To ensure that all the transferred contacts are visible in your Android’s Contacts app, follow these final steps:

  1. Step 1: Disconnect your Android device from the computer.
  2. Step 2: On your Android device, open the “Contacts” app.
  3. Step 3: Tap on the menu icon (usually represented by three horizontal lines).
  4. Step 4: Select “Settings” or “Manage contacts”.
    • Note: The exact option may vary depending on your device’s manufacturer and version of Android.
  5. Step 5: Choose “Import/Export” or similar options.
  6. Step 6: Select “Import” and navigate to the location where you copied the contacts file in the previous steps.
  7. Step 7: Tap on the contacts file to start importing the contacts.

Congratulations! Your contacts are now successfully transferred and synchronized on your Android device. You can now enjoy staying connected with your friends, family, and colleagues!

We hope this tutorial helped you transfer your contacts from iPhone to Android using a cable. If you have any further questions or need additional assistance, feel free to reach out to us. Happy switching!