How to move contacts from your iPhone to your Android phone

How to move contacts from your iPhone to your Android phone
If you have decided that it’s time to shift from an iPhone to an Android device, you will think about several things, including how to transfer the data to your new device. One of the important things that you need to consider is transferring the contacts to your new phone.

Earlier, it was not easy to transfer contacts from one device to another and often, you had to manually type contacts once again in the new device. This is no longer the case and most of the work is done by the smartphone itself.

If you are looking to transfer your contacts from your iPhone to your Android device, follow the below steps.

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How to move contacts from iPhone to Android

Transfer contacts using your Google Account

The simplest way of transferring contacts from your iPhone to your Android device is using your Google account.


  • First, create a Google account if you don’t already have one.
  • On your iPhone, go to the “Mail, Contacts, Calendar” section in the settings menu.
  • Now, tap on the ‘Add account’ option and log in using your Gmail account.
  • You will then be asked to select the items that you want to sync to your Gmail account. Make sure to select contacts before accepting.
  • Your contacts will be synced to your Gmail account and you can use this account on your Android smartphone.
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