3 Methods to Transfer Contacts from iPhone to Samsung

“I recently pick up a new Samsung S7 but I have a problem to move all the contacts from my old iPhone to the new one. Is there any easy way to transfer contacts from iPhone to Samsung s7?” said Molly.

Similar to Molly, many people don’t know how to transfer important data like contacts when they switch from iPhone to Samsung. In this post, we will walk you through 3 ways to do this.

Method 1: Jihosoft Phone Transfer – Transfer Contacts from iPhone to Samsung

Jihosoft Phone Data Transfer is a desktop application for mobile data transfer and undoubtedly, it will be the most straightforward way to transfer contacts from iPhone to Samsung S8(+)/S7/J7-Prime/Galaxy S6(Edge). This software will only goes 3 steps to transfer data between phone and transfer speed is fast and stable no matter if you have loads of files to transfer. Moreover, no data damage will happen during the transfer progress. Next, let’s see how well it works:

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  1. Start the program and choose “Phone to Phone”
  2. Connect iPhone and Samsung(enable USB debugging) to computer
  3. Check “Contacts” and click “Start Copy” to begin.

Jihosoft Phone Transfer - Transfer Contacts from iPhone to Samsung

Note: Attached contact information like names, title, emails, job title, company will be also fully transferred to the target mobile.

More about Jihosoft Phone Data Transfer:

  1. Other data to be transferred: messages, call log, photos, videos, audios, notes, calendar, app data, etc.
  2. Hot mobiles supported: HTC U11/ U Ultra, HTC 10, Huawei P10/P9, Huawei Mate 9, Sony Xperia XA1, Motorola G, iPhone 7(Plus), iPhone 6s(Plus), iPad pro 2017, iPas Air2, etc.

Method 2: Sync iPhone Contacts to Samsung with OTG Adaptor

The OTG adaptor is another tool to help you move contacts from iPhone to Samsung. Yet, you need to download the Smart Switch on your Samsung mobile meanwhile. The OTG adaptor is also easy to use, but some phones may not work on OTG function and the transfer speed might be very slow if you have lots of data to move.

Things you need:

  • Samsung device with Android version 4.3 or later
  • An Apple iPhone with iOS version 4.2.1 or later
  • The USB cable for your iPhone
  • An USB OTG adaptor

Step 1: Connect an USB OTG adaptor to your Samsung;
Step 2: Connect iPhone USB cable to your iPhone’s port;
Step 3: Connect the USB side of the iPhone USB cable to the OTG adaptor;
Step 4: Open the “Smart Switch” app on your Samsung and select “Smart Switch” option on pop-up menu; On the other side, tap “Trust” on your iPhone’s pop-up menu;

Sync iPhone Contacts to Samsung with OTG Adaptor

Step 5: On your Samsung device, check “Contacts” and click “IMPORT” to start.

Sync iPhone Contacts to Samsung with OTG Adaptor

Method 3: Transfer Contacts from iPhone to Samsung Via iCloud

When you enabled iCloud on your iPhone, this method is a good choice to transfer iPhone contacts to Samsung. However, this method may be a little complicated, it may take long to finish.

Step 1: Enter into iCloud on your computer and sign in;

Step 2: Tap on “Contacts” and click the gear icon in the lower left-hand corner, choose “Select All”.
Step 3: click the gear again and choose “Export vCard”, then your contacts will be stored in VCF file to your computer.

Transfer Contacts from iPhone to Samsung Via iCloud

Step 4: Go to gmail.com on your computer web browser and use the same credential you use on your Samsung Gmail, navigate to Contacts from the main drop down menu.
Step 5: Click “More” and tag ”Import” then select VCF file that was saved from iCloud. Gmail will automatically save and sync the contacts to the Samsung device using the same Gmail account.

Transfer Contacts from iPhone to Samsung Via iCloud

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