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How-to Transfer iPhone Contacts to a Samsung Galaxy J3 Emerge

Discussion in 'Samsung Galaxy' started by DustenRust, Jul 24, 2017.

  1. DustenRust

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    Share iPhone Contacts from iCloud Backup:

    NOTE: In case your iPhone contacts have already been 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. Sign in with your iCloud account and access “Contacts
    4. Select the contacts you want to share and click “Settings
    5. Click “Export vCard” and wait for the vCard to be downloaded on the computer
    6. Once done, follow one of the steps below:
      • Launch the Internet browser on the computer and import the vCard to “Google Contacts”, or:
      • Connect the Samsung phone to your computer via USB, transfer the vCard to the phone storage and import it to your phonebook via “Contacts
    Sync iPhone Contacts via iTunes:

    NOTE: Using iTunes on a computer connected to the Internet, you can sync your iPhone contacts with your Google account. Then you can sync the account data, including contacts, with the Samsung phone.

    1. Launch iTunes on the computer
    2. Connect the iPhone to your computer via USB
    3. Click the iPhone in iTunes and access “Info
    4. Enable “Sync Contacts With
    5. Select “Google Contacts” from the drop-down menu
    6. Log in with your Google account, or alternatively, click “Configure” and select an existing account
    7. Click “Apply” to begin the sync
    8. Once the sync is done, switch to the Samsung device and sign in with the same Google account used in iTunes
    9. Allow the account to sync contacts with your Android phone

    Using “My Contacts Backup”:

    NOTE: While the 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. Go to the App Store and install “My Contacts Backup” on the iPhone
    2. Launch the app and tap “Backup” to create a vCard file containing your iPhone contacts
    3. Once the file is created, tap “Email
    4. Compose a new email and ensure the vCard is attached
    5. Send the email and attachment to your own address
    6. On the Samsung device, open the email and download the vCard attachment
    7. Launch “Contacts” and import the vCard to your phonebook

    Using “Send Anywhere”:

    NOTE: Send Anywhere is another third party app you can use to share your iPhone contacts without requiring a PC. The app uses a peer-2-peer connection to share various types of files, including contacts, cross-platform.

    1. Launch the App Store and install “Send Anywhere” on the iPhone
    2. Visit the Google Play Store and install the same app on the Samsung phone
    3. On the iPhone, tap “Send” > “Contacts
    4. Select the desired contacts and tap “Send
    5. Lastly, select a transfer method on one of the phones and follow the on-screen prompts to complete the process
     



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