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How-to Transfer iPhone Contacts to a Moto Z2 Force Edition

Discussion in 'Motorola' started by DustenRust, Aug 22, 2017.

  1. DustenRust

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    Share iPhone Contacts via iTunes:

    NOTE: Using iTunes on a computer with an active Internet connection, you can sync your iPhone contacts with your Google account. Then you can sync the account data, including contacts, with the Moto Z2 Force Edition.

    1. Connect the iPhone to your computer via USB
    2. Open iTunes on the computer and go to “Info
    3. Enable “Sync Contacts With
    4. Select “Google Contacts” from the drop-down menu and sign in with your Google account. Alternatively, click “Configure” and select an existing account
    5. Click “Apply” to start the sync
    6. After the sync is done, switch to the Motorola phone and sign in with the same Google account used in iTunes
    7. Allow the account to sync contacts with your Android phone

    Share iPhone Contacts via iCloud Backup:

    NOTE: In case your iPhone contacts have been previously backed up on your iCloud account, you can sign in to your account on a computer connected to the Internet and export the contacts in a vCard file for Android use.

    1. Open the Internet browser on the computer
    2. Visit https://www.icloud.com/
    3. Log in to your iCloud account and go to “Contacts
    4. Select the desired contacts and click “Settings” > “Export vCard
    5. After the vCard has been downloaded on the computer, follow one of the steps below:
      • Open the Internet browser on the computer and import the vCard to “Google Contacts”, or:
      • Connect the Motorola device to your computer via USB, transfer the vCard to the phone storage and use “Contacts” to import it to your phonebook
    Using “My Contacts Backup”:

    NOTE: While the two methods above require a computer connected to the Internet, alternatively you can share your iPhone contacts using third party applications. My Contacts Backup is an iOS third party app that can back up and share iPhone contacts via email.

    1. Visit the App Store and install “My Contacts Backup” on the iPhone
    2. Open the app and tap “Backup” to create a vCard backup file containing your iPhone contacts
    3. Once the vCard has been created, tap “Email
    4. Compose a new email ensuring the vCard is attached
    5. Send the email and attachment to your own address
    6. Switch to the Motorola device, open the email and download the vCard attachment
    7. Import the vCard file to your phonebook using “Contacts

    Using “Send Anywhere”:

    NOTE: Send Anywhere is another third party app you can use for contact transfer, available on Android and iOS. The app uses a peer-2-peer connection to share contacts and other file types cross-platform without requiring a computer.

    1. Visit the App Store and install “Send Anywhere” on the iPhone
    2. Go to the Google Play Store and install the same app on the Motorola device
    3. Launch the app on both smartphones
    4. On the iPhone, tap “Send” > “Contacts
    5. Select the desired contacts
    6. Tap “Send” and select a transfer method on one of the devices
    7. Follow the on-screen steps to complete the transfer
     



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