5 Best Methods to Transfer Contacts from Samsung to iPhone
Having been using Android phones like Samsung for a long time, maybe you want to switch to iPhone now, like iPhone XS Max, iPhone XS, iPhone XR and so on. But when you do this you have to import all your important data on Samsung to iPhone. Among those different categories of data, contacts may be considered as the most important one. That's what we focus on! If you are eager to transfer contacts from Samsung to iPhone but don't know how to do it, please look through this article, and you will find your answers.
Method 1: How to Transfer Contacts from Samsung to iPhone in 1 Click
Method 2: How to Import Contacts from Samsung to iPhone with Google Account
Method 3: How to Transfer Contacts from Samsung to iPhone with Move to iOS App
Method 4: How to Transfer Contacts from Galaxy to iPhone with SIM Card
Method 5: How to Copy Contacts from Samsung to iPhone with a VCF File
No matter you want to transfer all the data or just want to transfer contacts only, Coolmuster Mobile Transfer can brilliantly complete this task. It supports Android and iOS operating system. You are free to move your data from Android to Android, from Android to iOS, from iOS to iOS, or from iOS to Android. In terms of transferring data from Samsung to iPhone, this tool enables you to transfer contacts and eBooks (PDFs and ePubs). It is widely compatible with all generations of iPhone, iPad, iPod, Samsung, Sony, LG, Huawei, ZTE, Motorola and more, including iPhone XS Max, iPhone XS, iPhone XR, iPhone X, Samsung Galaxy S10, Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus, Samsung Galaxy S10e, etc.
If you want to copy data from other Android to iPhone, it is also practicable. Please download and experience it.
Now let's see how to transfer contacts from Samsung to iPhone step by step.
Step 1: Launch the program on your computer.
Download and install the software on your computer first. Then launch it and you will see the primary interface below before you connect your devices to the computer.
Step 2: Connect your devices to the computer via USB cable.
Connect both your Samsung and your iPhone to the computer with USB cables. Then the program might start to detect your devices. When your devices are successfully connected to the computer, you will see the interface as below.
Step 3: Transfer data from Samsung to iPhone.
The data on your Samsung will be displayed on the interface. The program supports Contacts and Documents at present. Choose "Contacts" from it and click "Start Copy" button. Then your contacts will be transferred from Samsung to iPhone automatically.
1. For you will have your iPhone connected to the computer, please make sure you have installed the latest iTunes on your computer.
2. Before transferring data from Samsung to iPhone, make sure the Source device and Destination device are in the right position. If not, you can click "Flip" to exchange them.
Wandering how to transfer contacts from Android to iPhone? Check the guide here.
If you have a Google Account and have been using it yet, you can also transfer your contacts from Samsung to iPhone with it conveniently.
Here is the guide to import contacts from Samsung to iPhone with a Google account.
Step 1: Go to "Settings" > "Accounts" on your Samsung. Then enable the "Sync Contacts" to the Google account by toggling the button on. Now your contacts will be synced to your Google account.
Step 2: On your iPhone, add your Google account. Go to "Settings" > "Passwords & Account" > "Add Account".
Step 3: Sign in with your Google account and toggle on the "Contacts" slider.
Then the contacts you moved to your Google Account will be synced to your iPhone.
Transferring contacts from Samsung to iPhone with Move to iOS app is also a good choice. This app is offered by Apple, and it supports to transfer contacts with other data such as texts, photos, media files, calendars, web bookmarks, mail accounts, etc. from Samsung to iPhone wirelessly. But first of all, you have to make sure that your Samsung and iPhone are connected with the same Wi-Fi.
So how to transfer contacts from Samsung to iPhone in this way?
Step 1: Install and open Move to iOS app on your Samsung.
Step 2: Set up your iPhone and find the option "Apps & Data". Tap it and choose "Move Data from Android" option.
Step 3: Click the "Continue" button on your Samsung. Then it switches to a window which contains terms and conditions. Click on "Agree" and it will conduct you to the "Find Your Code" screen. Click "Next".
Step 4: On your iPhone, click "Continue" button. Then you will see a code appear on your screen. Enter the code on your Samsung and then the "Transfer Data" screen will appear.
Step 5: Now you may choose "Contacts" to transfer from Samsung to iPhone.
Note: If you want to use this app, your Samsung needs to run Android 4.0 and above version and your iPhone have to run iOS 9 or higher.
If all you want to transfer from Samsung to iPhone is contacts, then using a SIM card to achieve your goal can be considered as a good way.
Now let me teach you how to transfer contacts from your Samsung to iPhone.
Step 1: On your Samsung phone, open your Contacts app and tap "Menu" > "Import/Export" on the screen.
Step 2: Click "Export to Card" and choose all the contacts you want to transfer from Samsung to iPhone.
Step 3: Click "Export" to store them in your SIM card.
Step 4: Take out your SIM card from Samsung and insert it into your iPhone.
Step 5: On your iPhone, go to "Settings" and click "Contacts" > "Import SIM Contacts".
Then your contacts will be transferred to your iPhone. Now you may take out the SIM card.
If you don't want to transfer all the contacts on your Samsung to iPhone, but several of them, why not transfer them manually? You can make a VCF file and transfer it to the iPhone and then you are able to access them on your iPhone. But in doing so, there are also different methods involved which you can choose, and I divide them into three parts.
Using mail service is a common way when people transfer contacts from Samsung to iPhone using a VCF file. Now, let's see how to export contacts from Samsung to iPhone by email.
Step 1: On your Samsung, open the Contacts app.
Step 2: Tap "More" or three-dot button on the top right corner, and then select "Import/Export".
Step 3: Choose "Export to Storage". A VCF file will be created and stored on your Samsung.
Step 4: Go to "File Manager" and select the VCF file, then click the "Share" button and choose "Email".
Step 5: Send it to your iPhone and go to your email app on your iPhone. Then you may receive the file containing your contacts.
Export your contacts in VCF file from Samsung to iPhone via USB cable is also available.
Step 1 to Step 3 are the same as above in 5.1. Now Let's start at Step 4.
Step 4: Connect your Samsung to the computer via USB cable, and set the connection type as "USB Connection".
Step 5: Find the drive of your device on the computer, and find the VCF file.
Step 6: Drag the file containing your contacts to a certain location on your PC.
Now your contacts are transferred from Samsung to your computer. You may connect your iPhone to the computer in the same way, and transfer contacts from computer to iPhone using iTunes.
Outdated Bluetooth sometimes can be helpful. Check here to see how to transfer contacts in VCF file from Samsung to iPhone by Bluetooth.
Step 1 to 3 are still the same as above in 5.1. Let's start at Step 4.
Step 4: Open the Bluetooth on both your Samsung and your iPhone, and pair them.
Step 5: In "File Manager", choose the VCF file and tap "Share" > "Bluetooth".
Step 6: Select the target device -- your iPhone to receive your file.
Then it starts to transfer your contacts from Samsung to iPhone.
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