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How to Transfer Contacts From Samsung to an iPhone

Use your online address book or back it up to your Samsung SIM card

what you need to know

  • Sync your contacts to an online address book like Google Contacts without a computer and then import them to your iPhone setting > contact lens > account.
  • Backup contacts to Samsung SIM card and insert SIM card into iPhone and import setting > contact lens > Import SIM Card Contacts.
  • You can also transfer different types of data from your Samsung to your iPhone, from photos to music to apps.

This article introduces different methods to transfer contacts and other data from Samsung to iPhone.

How to transfer contacts from Samsung to iPhone?

Here are the details on the three most common and easiest ways to transfer contacts from Samsung to iPhone without losing them.

Import Contacts from SIM Card

iphone sim card

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This is probably the easiest option. This will back up all your contacts to your Samsung SIM card, insert the card into your iPhone and then import your contacts. Here’s what to do:

Open the Contacts app on your Samsung phone. Then the three line icon > Contact Management > Import or export contacts > send out > sim card > send out. Then tap the contact you want to export. > complete > Confirm > Confirm.

These instructions use Android 10. The steps may be slightly different on different OS versions, but the core concept is the same.

When the export is complete, remove the SIM card from Samsung. To do this, press a paper clip into the hole in the SIM card tray and pull the SIM card out.

Repeat the SIM card removal process from your iPhone, insert the Samsung SIM card into the iPhone SIM tray, and then insert it into your iPhone.

go to iphone setting > contact lens > Import SIM Card Contacts And follow the on-screen instructions.

If your iPhone uses a different SIM card than Samsung, make sure you put the correct card in your iPhone when you’re done.

Sync contacts between computers

Screenshot of iPhone File Sync Settings

You can also transfer contacts from Samsung to iPhone using your computer. All you need is a contacts program that can sync with both phones. Try using Windows Address Book or Outlook on a PC, or Outlook or Address Book on a Mac. Here’s what you need to do:

First, download a program that syncs data from Samsung to your computer. There are many options, from free apps to paid programs. Choose the one you want and install it on your computer.

Make sure you choose a program that can back up and transfer your contacts. It is recommended to choose one specifically designed to transfer data to your iPhone, but it is not required.

Connect your Samsung phone to your computer and launch the program you selected in step 1.

Follow the program’s on-screen instructions to back up or transfer your data.

Add the contact details you just imported from your Samsung phone to the Contacts program. The exact steps to do this vary by program, so look for import options.

Connect iPhone to your computer and set it to sync data with your computer.

From Finder (Mac) or iTunes (PC) file A tab on the iPhone management screen. where contact lens In the section, select the contact program you added information to in step 4. click use To sync your contacts to iPhone, click the

Sync Contacts with Google or Yahoo Contacts

Data transfer between smartphones

Transferring contacts from iPhone to Android is not difficult.

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If you want to transfer your contacts via the cloud, you can use Google Contacts or Yahoo Contacts to do so. This option allows you to sync your Samsung contacts to your account in the cloud if you have an account on either service. Then set up a Google or Yahoo account on your iPhone and enable contact sync. There is a detailed step-by-step document that shows what needs to be done.

Sync Google and Yahoo Contacts to iPhone with One Settings

How to transfer from Android to iPhone?

So far this article has only covered how to transfer contacts from Samsung to iPhone, but there are so many more ways to switch from Android to iPhone. Like most people, you also need to transfer photos, music, apps, and lots of other data.

Fortunately, Apple has streamlined data transfer from Android to iPhone with its free app, Move to iOS for Android. Before switching, install this app on your Android and follow the on-screen instructions. It transfers all your data over Wi-Fi to your new iPhone and brings it to the right place and app. There couldn’t be an easier way to switch from Android to iPhone.

Wondering what exactly you can and cannot transfer to your iPhone? Get a full breakdown in What you need to know when transitioning from Android to iPhone. You should read this, especially if you have purchased a lot of music, movies, and apps.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Can I transfer my data from Samsung phone to iPhone for free?

    Yes, the Move to iOS app is free to download and use on Android and iOS via Wi-Fi connection. If you have an older version of Android or you don’t have access to this app on Google Play, download the Move to iOS installer.

  • How to transfer WhatsApp data from Samsung to iPhone?

    You can easily transfer most WhatsApp data from Android to iPhone as long as you switch between devices and keep your number. Download WhatsApp on your iPhone and register your phone number. This step will keep everything associated with your account except chat history. There is no direct way to send messages from Android to iOS, but you can export chat history from your Samsung phone and save it to your cloud account or email it.


More information

How to Transfer Contacts From Samsung to an iPhone

Use an online address book or back up to a Samsung SIM card

What to Know
Without a computer, sync contacts to an online address book like Google Contacts, then import to iPhone in Settings > Contacts > Accounts.
Back up contacts to Samsung SIM card, insert the SIM card into iPhone, and import them from Settings > Contacts > Import SIM Contacts.
From photos to music to apps, you can also transfer many other kinds of data from Samsung to iPhone.

This article explains several ways to transfer contacts and other data from Samsung to iPhone.

How Do I Transfer Contacts from Samsung to iPhone?

Here are the details on three of the most common and simplest ways to transfer contacts from Samsung to iPhone without losing any.

Import Contacts from SIM Card

image credit: ra-photos/E+/Getty Images
This is maybe the simplest option. With it, you back up all of your contacts onto your Samsung SIM card, put the card into your iPhone, and then import the contacts. Here’s what to do:

On your Samsung phone, open the Contacts app. Then tap the three-line icon > Manage contacts > Import or export contacts > Export > SIM card > Export. Then tap all of the contacts you want to export > Done > OK > OK.

These instructions use Android 10. On other OS versions, the steps may be slightly different, but the core concepts are the same.

When the export has finished, remove the SIM card from your Samsung. Do this by pushing a paper clip into the hole in the SIM card tray and popping out the SIM.

Repeat the SIM-removal process on your iPhone, put the SIM card from the Samsung into the iPhone SIM tray, and then insert it into the iPhone.

On the iPhone, go to Settings > Contacts > Import SIM Contacts and follow the onscreen instructions.

If you’re using a different SIM card with your iPhone than your Samsung, make sure to swap the correct card into the iPhone when you’re done.
Sync Contacts via Computer

You can also use your computer to transfer your contacts from Samsung to iPhone. All you need is a contacts program that can sync with both of your phones. Try Windows Address Book or Outlook on a PC or Outlook or Address Book on a Mac. Here’s what you need to do:

Start by getting a program to sync data from your Samsung to your computer. There are many options, from free apps to paid programs. Pick the one you like and install it on your computer.

Make sure to pick a program that can back up and transfer contacts. It would be great to pick one explicitly designed to help transfer data to an iPhone, but it’s not required.

Connect your Samsung phone to your computer and launch the program you chose in step 1.

Follow the program’s on-screen instructions for making a backup of, or transferring, your data.

Add the contact data you just imported from your Samsung phone to your contacts program. The exact steps for doing this depends on the program, so look for an import option.

Connect the iPhone to your computer and set it up to sync its data with your computer.

In Finder (on a Mac) or iTunes (on a PC), click the Files tab on the iPhone management screen. In the Contacts section, select the contacts program you added your data to in step 4. Click Apply in the bottom right corner to sync contacts to your iPhone.

Sync Contacts Using Google or Yahoo Contacts
Getting your contacts from iPhone to Android doesn’t have to be hard.
exdez/DigitalVision Vectors/Getty Images

If you prefer using the cloud to transfer your contacts, you can use Google Contacts or Yahoo Address Book to get the job done. For this option, if you’ve got an account with either service, you can sync your Samsung contacts to the account in the cloud. Then, set up the Google or Yahoo account on your iPhone and enable contact syncing. We’ve got a detailed, step-by-step article showing you what to do.

One Setting Syncs Google and Yahoo Contacts to iPhone
How Do I Transfer From Android to iPhone?

So far, this article has only covered transferring contacts from Samsung to iPhone, but there’s a lot more to switching from Android to iPhone. If you’re like most people, you have photos, music, apps, and lots of other data you need to transfer, too.

Luckily, Apple simplified transferring data from Android to iPhone with its free Move to iOS app for Android. Install this app on your Android before switching and follow its on-screen instructions. It takes all of your data, transfers it to your new iPhone over Wi-Fi, and imports it to the correct locations and apps. There’s probably no easier way to move from Android to iPhone.

Curious about exactly what you can and can’t transfer to iPhone? Check out our full breakdown in What You Need to Know When Switching From Android to iPhone. You’ll especially want to read this if you have many purchased music, movies, and apps.
FAQ

Can I transfer my data from a Samsung phone to an iPhone for free?
Yes, the Move to iOS app is free to download and use on Android and iOS over a Wi-Fi connection. If you have an older Android version or can’t access this app on Google Play, download the Move to iOS installer.

How do I transfer WhatsApp data from Samsung to iPhone?
If you’re moving between devices and keeping your number, it’s easy to transfer most WhatsApp data from Android to iPhone. Download WhatsApp on your iPhone and register your phone number. These steps maintain everything associated with your account except chat history. While there’s no direct way to transfer your messages from Android to iOS, you can export chat history on your Samsung phone and save it to a cloud account or email it.

#Transfer #Contacts #Samsung #iPhone

How to Transfer Contacts From Samsung to an iPhone

Use an online address book or back up to a Samsung SIM card

What to Know
Without a computer, sync contacts to an online address book like Google Contacts, then import to iPhone in Settings > Contacts > Accounts.
Back up contacts to Samsung SIM card, insert the SIM card into iPhone, and import them from Settings > Contacts > Import SIM Contacts.
From photos to music to apps, you can also transfer many other kinds of data from Samsung to iPhone.

This article explains several ways to transfer contacts and other data from Samsung to iPhone.

How Do I Transfer Contacts from Samsung to iPhone?

Here are the details on three of the most common and simplest ways to transfer contacts from Samsung to iPhone without losing any.

Import Contacts from SIM Card

image credit: ra-photos/E+/Getty Images
This is maybe the simplest option. With it, you back up all of your contacts onto your Samsung SIM card, put the card into your iPhone, and then import the contacts. Here’s what to do:

On your Samsung phone, open the Contacts app. Then tap the three-line icon > Manage contacts > Import or export contacts > Export > SIM card > Export. Then tap all of the contacts you want to export > Done > OK > OK.

These instructions use Android 10. On other OS versions, the steps may be slightly different, but the core concepts are the same.

When the export has finished, remove the SIM card from your Samsung. Do this by pushing a paper clip into the hole in the SIM card tray and popping out the SIM.

Repeat the SIM-removal process on your iPhone, put the SIM card from the Samsung into the iPhone SIM tray, and then insert it into the iPhone.

On the iPhone, go to Settings > Contacts > Import SIM Contacts and follow the onscreen instructions.

If you’re using a different SIM card with your iPhone than your Samsung, make sure to swap the correct card into the iPhone when you’re done.
Sync Contacts via Computer

You can also use your computer to transfer your contacts from Samsung to iPhone. All you need is a contacts program that can sync with both of your phones. Try Windows Address Book or Outlook on a PC or Outlook or Address Book on a Mac. Here’s what you need to do:

Start by getting a program to sync data from your Samsung to your computer. There are many options, from free apps to paid programs. Pick the one you like and install it on your computer.

Make sure to pick a program that can back up and transfer contacts. It would be great to pick one explicitly designed to help transfer data to an iPhone, but it’s not required.

Connect your Samsung phone to your computer and launch the program you chose in step 1.

Follow the program’s on-screen instructions for making a backup of, or transferring, your data.

Add the contact data you just imported from your Samsung phone to your contacts program. The exact steps for doing this depends on the program, so look for an import option.

Connect the iPhone to your computer and set it up to sync its data with your computer.

In Finder (on a Mac) or iTunes (on a PC), click the Files tab on the iPhone management screen. In the Contacts section, select the contacts program you added your data to in step 4. Click Apply in the bottom right corner to sync contacts to your iPhone.

Sync Contacts Using Google or Yahoo Contacts
Getting your contacts from iPhone to Android doesn’t have to be hard.
exdez/DigitalVision Vectors/Getty Images

If you prefer using the cloud to transfer your contacts, you can use Google Contacts or Yahoo Address Book to get the job done. For this option, if you’ve got an account with either service, you can sync your Samsung contacts to the account in the cloud. Then, set up the Google or Yahoo account on your iPhone and enable contact syncing. We’ve got a detailed, step-by-step article showing you what to do.

One Setting Syncs Google and Yahoo Contacts to iPhone
How Do I Transfer From Android to iPhone?

So far, this article has only covered transferring contacts from Samsung to iPhone, but there’s a lot more to switching from Android to iPhone. If you’re like most people, you have photos, music, apps, and lots of other data you need to transfer, too.

Luckily, Apple simplified transferring data from Android to iPhone with its free Move to iOS app for Android. Install this app on your Android before switching and follow its on-screen instructions. It takes all of your data, transfers it to your new iPhone over Wi-Fi, and imports it to the correct locations and apps. There’s probably no easier way to move from Android to iPhone.

Curious about exactly what you can and can’t transfer to iPhone? Check out our full breakdown in What You Need to Know When Switching From Android to iPhone. You’ll especially want to read this if you have many purchased music, movies, and apps.
FAQ

Can I transfer my data from a Samsung phone to an iPhone for free?
Yes, the Move to iOS app is free to download and use on Android and iOS over a Wi-Fi connection. If you have an older Android version or can’t access this app on Google Play, download the Move to iOS installer.

How do I transfer WhatsApp data from Samsung to iPhone?
If you’re moving between devices and keeping your number, it’s easy to transfer most WhatsApp data from Android to iPhone. Download WhatsApp on your iPhone and register your phone number. These steps maintain everything associated with your account except chat history. While there’s no direct way to transfer your messages from Android to iOS, you can export chat history on your Samsung phone and save it to a cloud account or email it.

#Transfer #Contacts #Samsung #iPhone


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