July 4, 2022
How to transfer contacts from Android phonebook to iPhone

How to transfer contacts from Android phonebook to iPhone

Have you ever needed to transfer contacts from your calendar from your Android device to the iOS Contacts app on a file Iphone? What was once a nightmare is now easily resolved, thanks to Google account connection on both platforms and its fast, secure and efficient syncing.

How to sync Android calendar contacts to iPhone

If you have contacts in your calendar on your Android device and you are migrating to your iOS device, check below how easy it is to sync with your Google account and migrate to your new device.

Sync Android address book with Google account

On your Android device, open System Settings and enter “Accounts and Sync”. On the next screen, sign in to your Google account. Activate the “Contacts” option and tap to sync your device’s calendar with your Google account.

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Sync your Android address book with your Google account. (Lucas Witten/Canaltech)

Turn on synchronization of your Google account address book on iPhone

Now, go to your iPhone settings and enter “Contacts”. On the next screen, go to “Accounts” and tap on the Google account connected to the iPhone you want to transfer the contacts to. In your account options, activate the “Contacts” option to download your address book from your Google account.

Turn on sync contacts from your Google account on your iPhone. (Lucas Witten/Canaltech)

Transfer contacts from Google Calendar to your iPhone contacts app

Finally, open the iOS native Contacts app on your iPhone. With the app open, tap on ‘Groups’ located at the top left of the screen. In the window that will open, activate to sync contacts from your Google account and transfer them to the Contacts app on your iPhone.

Move contacts from Google Calendar to iOS Contacts app. (Lucas Witten/Canaltech)

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