How to transfer contacts from iPhone

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Transfer from iPhone to iPhone

icloud

To use iCloud to transfer contacts from one iPhone to another iPhone, follow these steps:

  • Log in to the same iCloud account on both devices, so that they are connected to the wireless Internet (Wi-Fi).
  • Enter the settings of the device from which the contacts will be transferred .
  • Print the name to be transferred at the top, then press iCloud.
  • Scroll to the bottom of the screen and make sure the Connect option is installed.
  • Go to where the iCloud backup is located, and click on (Back Up Now).
  • On the new iPhone , go back to the iCloud section of Settings and make sure that Contact syncing is enabled.
  • Open the Contacts app, and scroll down to refresh the screen.
  • Within a few minutes, your old iPhone contacts will start appearing on your new iPhone.

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iTunes

To use iTunes to transfer contacts from the old iPhone to the new one, follow these steps:

  • Turn on the new device, and delete any previously made settings.
  • Access to screen applications and data (Apps & Data). Click on Restore from (iTunes Backup). Click next.
  • Open iTunes from the computer and select the phone device from it.
  • Click on Restore Backup.
  • Choose a backup copy, and make sure that it is correct by looking at the date and size of each.
  • If the device requests an iOS update, this must be done.
  • If the backup is encrypted, the password must be entered.
  • Wait for the restore process to finish, then complete the settings steps.
  • The device must be kept connected to the Internet, to allow content such as music, apps, and photos stored in iCloud to be automatically downloaded to the new device.

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Transfer from iPhone to Android icloud

To use iCloud to transfer contacts from iPhone to Android, follow these steps:

  • Running a web browser from a computer , it is possible to run Firefox or Safari, but not Chrome.
  • Log in to iCloud (iCloud.com).
  • Log in with your Apple ID and password.
  • Click on Contacts.
  • Click on All Contacts in the upper-right side of the screen (the left if the page is in English).
  • Pressing the Command key with the letter A on the keyboard, if the computer is a Mac, or pressing the Ctrl key with the letter A simultaneously if any other type of personal computer is used.
  • Click on Settings in the lower left corner of the screen (the right if the page is in English).
  • Click on (Export vCard), where the contacts will be saved as a (vcf) file.
  • If a new window opens, all contacts must be selected again, right-clicked, and moved again.

The Google

To use Google Contacts to transfer contacts from iPhone to Android device , follow these steps:

  • Run any web browser on your computer.
  • Sign in to your Google account.
  • Press the Google apps button in the upper left side of the screen (the right if the page is in English).
  • Clicking on Contacts.
  • Click on Import Contacts from the bottom left menu (if the page is in English).
  • Then click on Choose File.
  • Click on (vCard) and open it from your downloads file or any other file it was saved to.
  • Click Import, and all your contacts will appear within a few seconds.
  • Click Find and merge duplicates when the red message appears at the top of the screen.
  • Then click on the word Merge in the window that appears, then double-click on the contacts after merging.

Phone card transfer

  • If the company gives a new SIM card, it is placed in the new device directly.
  • If the new device uses the same type of card in the previous device, it is transferred to the new device.
  • If the new device needs a different card, you must contact the company to solve the problem.