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How to Transfer Contacts from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy

By Emily Watson, Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015

Since the iPhone hit the smarphone market in 2007, many have become long-termed iPhone users. But as Samsung Inc. emerges and becomes a big giant paralleled with Apple Inc., some users start to migrate from the iPhone camp to Samsung. And maybe you are one of them. But there comes the problem: You need to transfer some important data, contacts for example, from iPhone to Android. And this goes complicated and troublesome if you manually type them one by one or use iTunes, iCloud, etc. Perhaps a cross-platform transfer tool like FonePaw Mobile Transfer is needy.

FonePaw Mobile Transfer breaks obstacles between iPhone and Samsung, which empowers iPhone to communicate with Samsung. You can deliver the iOS phone book to Samsung Galaxy S9/S8/S7/S6/Edge in one click. The program protects your private data so that no info leak happens during the transfer.


Step 1. Open FonePaw Mobile Transfer on PC

Run FonePaw Mobile Transfer on your PC. Connect your old iPhone and Samsung Galaxy S8/S7 Edge to a Windows computer. You will see that the old iPhone and the new Samsung phone respectively populate either side of the blank place.

Step 2. Set to Copy Contacts on iPhone

Files in your iPhone will be scanned, including the address book which contains 281 contacts. Tick the option "Contacts" in the menu. This will enable the program to copy the phone book only.

If you select the option "Remove the chosen data on Target Device", contacts saved on the Android will be covered by the new ones.

Select iPhone Contacts to Transfer

Step 3. Clone Phone Book to Android

Click the button "Start Transfer". The program will copy and paste all the contacts stored in the SIM card of your iPhone to Android. When the progress bar is completely filled, click "OK" and end the progress.

Clone Phone Book to Android Phone

Your contacts have been transferred in groups, containing names, phone numbers, email address, job title, etc.

Transfer iPhone Contacts to Samsung Galaxy S6

If contact transfer fails, please:

1. Keep your Android devices awake by clicking "Developer options" > "Stay Awake" on your phone.

2. Change the USB cable or USB port and try again.

3. Reinstall Mobile Transfer.

Besides Samsung, there are dozens of devices supported, such as HTC, LG, Motorola, Google Nexus, HUAWEI, Lenovo, and Mi. In conclusion, with FonePaw Mobile Transfer, you can transfer contacts from iPhone to new Android phone with one click. Right now, you can make a purchase or download a trial version to begin transfer files from phone to phone without any trouble.



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