Contact Sync IOS and Android

While switching from Android to iPhone one of the first things you will wish to do is transfer contacts from the Android to the iPhone. If you’re trying to know how to do so, you’ve come to the right place. In this article we will show you different possible ways to move contacts from Android to iPhone. We strongly suggest you try them in the order we have written them:

  1. Syncing from Android to iPhone

In your android go to Settings -> Accounts and sync .

Now there enter your gmail accounts details and click on enable synchronization.Sync

Now all your contacts will get backup on your gmail account.

Now in your iPhone go to settings ->Mail, Contacts, Calendars > Add accounts,  and there add your google account that you used in your android.Add Account

Now swipe the contact button under it and click on “Keep in my iPhone” on the popup appears.

You done, all contacts and other data sync data from google account will get transfer to your iPhone.

  1. Import Through Email :

In this you have to select all your phonebook contact > Export/Share and send an email to the account you are holding with your iPhone. Then go to iPhone mailbox and just the click the message it will start importing all the contact, it takes minutes.

  1. Through adding CardDAV Account :

if you only want contact and not the email account where your contacts store, then this option use this option. Follow these steps on your iPhone:

Go to Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars.> Add Account > Other > Add CardDAV Account>Add AccountAdd Cardav

Fill out your account information in the following fields

Server: Enter “”

User Name: Enter your full Google Account or Google Apps email address.

Password: Your Google Account or Google Apps password. (If you’ve enabled 2 Step verification, you’ll need to generate and enter an application specific password.)

Description: Enter a description of the account (e.g. Personal Contacts).

Select Next at the top of your screen.

Make sure that the “Contacts” option is turned to ON.

Once you’ve completed setup, open the Contacts app on your device, and syncing will automatically begin between iPhone and Google.

  1. Move to iOS :

with the help of “Move to iOS” app Apples first Android app,  you are able to transfer your contacts easily. You may read the complete details from my article about “Move to iOS” .

  1. Import from Sim Card :

This works only if your Android phone and your iPhone with compatible with the same sim, either a micro- or nano-SIM for later iPhone models. (You can of course cut down any SIM to fit, but do this only as a last resort – if you get it wrong the SIM and your contacts are gone for good.)

First save all contacts on the Android phone to its SIM. Next, insert the SIM into your iPhone, Finally, go to Settings> “Mail, Contacts, Calendars” > Import SIM Contacts. When the operation has finished, you can replace iPhone’s SIM card with the original card

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