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3 Ways to Transfer iCloud Contacts to Android

If you give up your old Android phone and switch to a new iPhone, the follow ups are easy because there are only several simple steps are needed to transfer data from Android device to iPhone. However, if, in turn, you want to replace your iPhone with an Android device, then the problem of file transfer is not that easy. Without the help of professional software, the transfer process from the iPhone to the Android device cannot simply be done in easy steps, because the data on the iPhone is saved in iPhone, iTunes or iCloud. You need to use some techniques to achieve the purpose of transferring data from iPhone to Android device.

We have listed three ways to transfer your contacts from iCloud to Android with Phone Transfer, import contacts as vCard file, and use iCloud/Google Account.

Part 1: Transfer iCloud Contacts to Android via Phone Transfer
Part 2: Transfer Contacts from iCloud to Android via vCard File
Part 3: Transfer iCloud Contacts to Android via iCloud/Google Account

Part 1: Transfer iCloud Contacts to Android via Phone Transfer

If you want to transfer iCloud contacts to Android phone directly without complicated steps, you need a professional third-party tool to help you manage the transfer process. The tool we recommend here is Phone Transfer, a powerful phone to phone transfer program that enables you to transfer files, including contacts, SMS, photos, videos, music, apps, notes, calendar, etc. from nearly all the device to your smartphone without efforts.

With Phone Transfer, you can hassle freely to sync iCloud contacts with your Android devices within easy and quick process. Now, Now, follow the guidance in the below to transfer contacts from iCloud to Android device by using Phone Transfer.

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How to Transfer Contacts from iCloud to Android with Phone Transfer?

Step 1. Download the Phone Transfer tool from the buttons above and install it on your computer. Launch it and select "Restore from Backups" option on program window. Choose "iCloud backup" and sign into iCloud with your account.

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Step 2. Connect your Android device to the computer with a USB cables. The software will detect the connected Android device and display it, as well as the iCloud backup, on both sides of the interface.

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Step 3. All your iCloud data will be scanned out and displayed in categories in the middle. Tick off the category of "Contacts" you want to transfer to the Android phone and click the "Start Transfer" button.

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Part 2: Transfer Contacts from iCloud to Android via vCard File

Step 1. Sync Contacts to iCloud

If you didn't sync contacts to iCloud, then there will be no contacts available for download in iCloud. You need to enter Setting in your iOS and then iCloud. Sign in your iCloud account and then swipe Contact to ON.

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Step 2. Export Contacts from iCloud as A vCard File

Go to icloud.com to sign in iCloud with your ID and password. Choose Contacts and go to the left corner to click the gear icon. Then, you can press the "Export vCard" option to download contacts to a vCard file.

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Step 3. Import vCard File to Android SD Card

Use a USB cable to connect your Android phone to the computer and the SD card in your Android phone will be detected by the computer. Now, you can enter My Computer and find the SD card. Then, copy and paste the vCard file to it.

Step 4. Transfer Contacts to Android Device

Go to Contact book on your Android phone and hit on the menu button. Choose Import/Export option and then Import from USB storage. Then, the contacts in that vCard file will be transferred to your Android contact book automatically.

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Part 3: Transfer iCloud Contacts to Android via iCloud/Google Account

You can also transfer iCloud contacts to Android with the help of iCloud/Google Account. Just follow the steps here:

1. Go to www.icloud.com and login your Apple ID and password.

2. Choose "Contact" and go to the left bottom to select all contacts by pressing Ctrl+A.

3. Choose Settings and hit on "Export vCard" option to download all the contacts as a vCard file.

4. Go to Google.com/contacts and log in your Google account.

5. Choose the options "More" > "Import" and choose the vCard file you exported from iCloud.

6. Finally, you can go to Settings > Accounts > Your Google Account on your Android phone to sync contacts to it.

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If you don't want to spend much time to do the transferring job, obviously, the first way with one-stop Phone Transfer tool would be the most ideal way. Start to experience it now, and you will be fallen in love with it.

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