Ready to upgrade to iPhone 8? Don’t know how to transfer contacts from Android to new iPhone 8? The following guide can help you.
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If you are planning to switch from Android to iPhone, iPhone 8 is a nice chance. The coming iPhone 8 is bound to be a revolutionary one in 2017. After getting the iPhone 8, how to transfer data to new iPhone will be a burning question. Do contacts’ transferring bother you? Seat back and calm down. In the post below, we’ll show you 3 useful tricks to transfer contacts from Android to iPhone 8.
The Move to iOS app developed by Apple supports the transferring of contacts, messages, camera photos and videos, web bookmarks, mail accounts and calendar between Android and iOS. If your Android phone or tablet runs Android 4.0 and later, download Move to iOS from Google Play store and get started.
Step 1. On iPhone 8, go to Settings > General > Reset > Erase All Content and Settings to restart.
Step 2. Open Move to iOS on Android, agree user agreement and enter the Find Your Code screen.
Step 3. Choose “Move to iOS” on iPhone 8 and hit “Continue”. Meanwhile tap on the "Continue" option on your Android device.
Step 4. Enter the 10-digit code to Android phone that is displayed on iPhone 8. Then your Android phone and iPhone 8 will be connected via a private Wi-Fi network.
Step 5. Select Contacts and tap “Next” option to transfer data from Android to iPhone 8. Wait for the transferring process finish.
On Android phone, you can store contacts on SIM card. Back up your address book to SIM card and then transfer contacts from Android to iPhone with SIM card.
Step 1. Remove the SIM card from your Android device.
Step 2. Insert the SIM card into your new iPhone 8.
Step 3. On iPhone 8, go to Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars.
Step 4. Tap on the Import SIM Contacts option.
Step 5. Choose the account you want to transfer them into.
If you have linked Android phone to your Gmail account, your contacts are most likely synced with Gmail account already.
Step 1. On your Android device, back up all the contact info to Google.
Step 2. Add your Google account to iPhone.
Step 3. When the account is set up, you may be able to enable contact syncing right away. If not, go to Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars > tap your Google account.
Step 4. Turn on Contacts and the address book you added to your Google account will sync to iPhone.
In case any data’s loss during the transferring process, you might need an efficient data recovery program for iOS device. Primo iPhone Data Recovery we’d like to recommend you here is fully compatible with the latest iPhone 8. The tool enables you to recover lost contacts on iPhone 8 with only 2-3 steps.
With the above three methods, I believe you can successfully transfer contacts from Android to iPhone 8. If any data lose from your iPhone 8, have a try on Primo iPhone Data Recovery to get them back easily.
Lydia Member of @PrimoSync team, an optimistic Apple user, willing to share solutions about iOS related problems.