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How to Transfer Contacts from Samsung to iPhone - 5 Methods You'd Better Know

Recently, more and more Samsung users ask me some questions like "How to transfer contacts from Samsung to iPhone simply?", "Can you please teach me some ways to copy contacts from Samsung to iPhone.", etc. At the reader's request, I will introduce 6 easy ways of transferring contacts from Samsung to iPhone XS Max/XS/XR/X/8 Plus/8/7 Plus/7/6s Plus/6s/6 Plus/6 in this article. All methods are simple and effective, and you can select the best of the methods to operate.

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Cut the crap, let's follow the directory's instructions to learn these 6 different methods.

Solution 1: How to Transfer Samsung Contacts to iPhone with only 1-Click (5-Min Way)

When it comes to data transfer between two cell phones, the easy-to-use phone to phone data transfer tool - MobiKin Transfer for Mobile definitely is the best program for you to choose. With the help of this easy mobile phone transfer tool, transferring contacts and other data from your Samsung Galaxy S10/10e/10+/9/9 edge/8/7/6 to new iPhone will be a piece of cake.

Key Features of This Samsung to iPhone Contacts Transfer:

  • Not only transfer contacts from Android to iPhone, but also can copy SMS, photos, videos, music, call logs, notes, apps, bookmarks, etc. between Android and iOS devices.
  • A multifunctional program can supports for more than 3000 phones (including the latest model), for example, Samsung Galaxy, HTC, Motorola, Sony, LG, Xiaomi, Huawei, ZTE, iPhone, iPad, iPod, etc.
  • Fully compatible with iOS 12 and Android 9.0.
  • It is an ideal phone to phone transfer tool with simple operation, powerful function and full security.

Using the powerful mobile transfer tool to transfer contacts from Samsung to iPhone will save you a lot of precious time. Just click the button below to take a free trial on this professional transfer tool.

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Here are the tutorials for your reference. Don't forget to download the latest iTunes on your computer first.

Step 1: Launch the program and connect Samsung to the computer first.

After installing the program, double-click the icon to launch it. Use two USB cables to connect your old Samsung phone and new iPhone to this computer. Here, remember to enable the USB debugging on your Samsung phone first.

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Tips: When the phone connection fails:

If the program failed to download the driver for your Android device or failed to detect your Android device after you finished prompts, you should go to the page of "How to Do If the Driver Installed Failed?" or "What to Do if the Program Does Not Recognize My Android Device?" to learn.

And if you can not connect iPhone to the computer, you can go to this page: what to do if your iPhone fails to connect.

 

Step 2: Select contacts you want to transfer

The interface will show like this below when your Samsung phone and iPhone are successfully connected with your computer. All transferable file types are displayed in the middle. You can tick off the "Contacts" folder only.

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Step 3: Transfer contacts from Samsung to iPhone with 1-click.

After you ticked the box of "Contacts" in the list, click on "Start Copy" to begin the transfer. Just wait a moment, tap "OK" when the process is finished and your contacts from old Samsung will be saved in your new iPhone.

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Solution 2: Transfer Contacts from Samsung to iPhone via Move to iOS

A free application - Move to iOS App aims to transfer files between Android and iOS. It is really simple for Samsung users to transfer the important contacts from old Samsung to a new iPhone. Please note that Move to iOS App supports Android 4.0 or later version and iOS 9 or higher system.

Step 1: Install the app on Samsung and set up the iPhone to the "App & Data".

Install the Move to iOS App on your Samsung phone first. At the same time, set up your new iPhone, it will have automatic instructions for entering new iDevice. When you get the window of "App & Data" on your iPhone and click on the "Move Data from Android" button.

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Step 2: Connect Samsung to iPhone with Move to iOS App.

Launch the application on Samsung, select "Continue" and follow the prompts to operate. Choose "Continue" button to go on when iPhone remind you of the page of "Move from Android". Just wait for a code to show up and use this code to enter your Samsung device that shows the page of "Enter Code".

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Step 3: Transfer contacts from Samsung device to iDevice.

After that, choose the option of "Contacts" on your Samsung and tap "Next" to start the process. At the same time, your iPhone will receive all the contacts from Samsung device. Then, click on the "Done" icon on your Samsung phone and keep going on to accomplish your iPhone setting by tapping on "Continue Setting Up iPhone".

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Solution 3: How to Transfer Contacts from Galaxy to iPhone Using Google Account

Using Google account can be an easy way to transfer contacts from Galaxy to iPhone. If you have a Google account, you can try this method to copy contacts from Samsung Galaxy phone to iPhone. Just follow the tutorial below.

Step 1: Sync contacts from Galaxy to the account.

Enter "Settings" app on Samsung phone, choose "Accounts and Sync", tap "Add Account" and select "Google" to sign in your account. Enable "Sync Contacts" to sync all contacts from Galaxy to the account.

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Step 2: Copy all contacts to your new iPhone.

Open "Settings" on your iPhone, choose "Password & Account" and click on the button of "Add Account". Select "Google" to log in the Google account, and then switch on "Contacts" in the account. Now, you can find the contacts from Samsung phone show up on your new iPhone.

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Solution 4: How to Import Contacts from Samsung to iPhone by Using SIM Card

This is an old fashion way to move contacts from Samsung to iPhone. It is very simple to operate but first of all, you should make sure your old Samsung takes a similar-sized SIM as your new iPhone. Here's how:

Step 1: Export the contacts from Samsung to SIM card.

Enter the "Contacts" application on your Samsung phone, tap on the "Menu" button and select the "Import/Export" option. Choose the option of "Export to SIM Card", tick the contacts that you want to export and press on the "Export" button to save the contacts to your SIM card.

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Step 2: Import the contacts from the SIM card to your new iPhone.

Insert the SIM card from your Samsung into iDevice, go to "Settings" application, tap the "Contacts" icon and you can see "Import SIM Contacts" on the last line. Click the option to import all the contacts from the SIM card.

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Solution 5: Copy Contacts from Samsung Galaxy to iPhone via Mail

Another old fashion way is using mail to transfer contacts from Samsung Android phone to the iPhone. Only to email the contacts to an account that you use in your new iPhone. Follow the steps you will realize the transfer.

Step 1: Select the contacts on the Samsung device.

Go to the "Contacts" app on your Samsung phone, select the contacts that you want to transfer and click "Share contacts".

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Step 2: Get all the contacts from Samsung phone to iPhone.

Choose the icon of "Email" as the ways that you want to transfer, write down an account that you use in your iPhone and click "Send". Back to your iPhone and open the mail and logged in your account, here, you can download the contact attachment to your iPhone.

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The Bottom Line

All the methods above can help you easily to transfer contacts from Samsung to iPhone. Which method is perfect for you? In my opinion, the first method - using the comprehensive phone to phone transfer tool - MobiKin Transfer for Mobile, is the best one. Because of its powerful function, you can switch all kinds of files between two different phones like Android to Android, Android to iPhone, iPhone to Android and iPhone to iPhone. No matter which kinds of system of your cell phone, it can help you to transfer the data between them with one click.

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If you have any questions, please leave a message and I will do my best to help you.

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