How to Transfer Contacts from Android to iPhone 6S/6S Plus

If you are making a switch from an Android to iPhone 4, 4S, 5, 5S, 6, 6 Plus or the newest iPhone 6S/6S Plus, one of the most annoying aspects is ensuring all your contacts are transferred to your new device. It is frustrating to manually type in countless names and phone numbers. Not worry. This guide introduces four simple ways to transfer contacts from Android to iPhone. Read on to learn how.

Option 1: From Email Accounts

If you have added Google account on your Android phone, all of your Android contacts may already be associated with your Google account. Moving contacts from Android to iPhone will be a cinch.

1.On your old Android device, go to “Settings” > “Account” to make sure you have Sync enabled on your Google account.
2.On your new iPhone 6/6 Plus, go to “Settings” > “Mail, Contacts, Calendar” > “Add Account”, and choose “Google” from the list.
3.Enter your Google account and choose the “Contacts” that you want to sync, then tap “Save” and your iPhone will import the contacts.

Note: You can repeat this process for any other email accounts you have, like Yahoo, Outlook, Exchange, AOL, etc.

Option 2: From Social Media

Also, if you have your Android contacts associated with social media accounts like Facebook or Twitter, you can download the apps to sync Android contacts to iPhone 6/6 Plus.

1.On your iPhone, go to App Store and install the Facebook, Twitter or other social media app.
2.Go to “Settings” and tap Facebook or Twitter. Sign in with your account name and password.
3.Then turn on Contacts. You should now find that all of your contacts are in your iPhone.

Option 3: Using AT&T Mobile Transfer

It is also possible to copy contacts from Android to iPhone with free AT&T Mobile Transfer app that available on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store. No computer required.

1.Connect both your Android and iPhone to the same Wi-Fi network and launch AT&T Mobile Transfer app.
2.On your old Android, select “From this phone” and on the new iPhone 6/6 Plus/6S/6S Plus, select “To this phone”.
3.Use your iPhone to scan the QR code from the old Android. When connected, follow the prompts to transfer your contacts.

Option 4: Using Jihosoft Phone Transfer

Many desktop tools are also available to transfer contacts from Android to iPhone. For example, Jihosoft Phone Transfer can move Android contacts with all details, including name, phone number, photo, address, email, company, notes, etc. to iPhone 6/6 Plus/6S/6S Plus.

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1.Run the Android to iPhone Transfer tool. Connect both your Android and iPhone to the computer via USB cables.
2.Make sure your Android phone connected as “Source” and iPhone as “Destination”. You can click “Flip” to change the position.
3.Select Contacts from the source phone panel, and click on “Start Copy” to transfer contacts from Android to iPhone 6/6 Plus.

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