As the iPhone 7 and the Galaxy S7 hit the market, some of people may notice a good opportunity to switch from iOS to Android. Interestingly, when we talk to outlook switchers, the question that we get the most is how to go from iPhone to Android without losing the iPhone’s contacts? Fortunately, we have some step-by-step solutions to introduce for you.

The fact that these two mobile operating systems are two different worlds, there are multiple ways to transfer your data from one device to another. And trust me; it is a piece of block. That we can transfer like anything, including names, addresses and phone numbers.

Solution 1: How to Transfer Contacts from iPhone to Android Manually

Transfer Contacts from iPhone to Android Manually

In case you want to move specific contacts only, you can use the Share Contact option. Open up the contact and select the contact you wish to save. Swipe down and select the tab, which allows you to either share it via e-mail or text.

If the numbers of contacts you want exceed ten, then this obviously is not your place to go. But if it is below that number, there is no need for using the methods below.

Solution 2: – Using iCloud

The second way to carry out transferring your contacts from your iPhone to your Android device is by simply using Apple’s cloud Storage system.

: – iCloud

  1. Head up to via your computer.
  2. Select the contacts that you want to export
    1. either one by one
    2. or click on the gear and use Select All
  3. Click the gear again and select Export vCard. Your computer will download a VCF file containing the selected contacts. The name of the file will be explicit as for how many contacts exist exported
  4. Plug your Android phone to the computer, copy the VCF file to the local storage and import the contacts from the Contacts or People app.


Both Contacts and People applications feature an choice that allows you to add contacts from a special of source. Since you saved it to your SD card, you will select the Import from storage source.

Solution 3: Import into Gmail

In case your world revolves around Google’s ecosystem, there actually is a way to transfer your contacts via Gmail. It’s Easy and simple. Following method #2: for import contacts using Google Contacts

  1. Head up to via your computer.
  2. Select the contacts you want to save.
  3. If you want to save the entire list, click the little gear button at the lower left and Select All.
  4. Click the gear icon and select Export vCard (see method #2).
  5. Your computer will download a VCF file containing the exported contacts.


  1. Log in to your Google account.
  2. Click on the Gmail logo, located at the top left corner of your dashboard.
  1. Select contacts
  2. Click the “More” dropdown menu in Contacts, and select Import.
  3. Click Import again. The contacts will be automatically synced to your Android device(s), connected to this account.

how to transfer contacts from iphone to gmail

how to transfer contacts from iphone to gmail

Solution 4: Export contacts to Gmail with iTunes

Here, if you can use the iTunes then, it is as easy as the other methods, and it definitely gets the job done.

  1. Download and launch iTunes.
  2. Connect your iPhone to the computer.
  3. Open the handset’s device summary page.
  4. Click the Info tab.
  5. Check “Sync Contacts With” and then select “Google Contacts”.
  6. Type your Google account’s use
  7. Click to Apply
  8. Make sure your Android device is connected to the particular Gmail account.
  9. Allow Google to sync your contacts to your Android phone

We hope this Article helped you set up your new Android device or at least showed you that however big, your contact list should not prevent you from getting the phone you want. If you have an even easier way to do this, please post a comment. We can’t review every single import/export apps, but if there’s something that is very easy, we want to pay attention to about it!