Posted by Aimee , Jun 02, 2018
"Recently I bought a new Samsung phone and previously I was using iPhone 5s as my mobile phone. Now I'm worried about my iPhone contacts info. By the way, I have backups in my iCloud account. So what can I do to transfer iCloud contacts to Android phone? Please help me."
There are plenty of reasons people will switch their iPhone to Android. However, transferring data such as iCloud contacts from iPhone to the brand new Android has trapped users into confusion. To help you guys out, we write this page to explain how to transfer iCloud contacts from iPhone to Android at the same time. You can export contacts with Apple's iCloud system easily. But for those who want a simpler and better method, you just need the help of RecoveryTool Phone Transfer. For more detail, please read on!
As you may know, iCloud contacts can be exported as a vCard file, and the vCard file can be imported to Android device. Let's learn how to do it.
- Head up to iCloud.com via your PC.
- Select the contacts that you want to export
1. Either one by one
2. Or click on the gear and use Select All
- Click the gear again and click "Export vCard". Then your PC will download a VCF file containing the selected contacts.
- Plug your Android phone to the PC, then 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 option that allows you to add contacts from various sources. Since you saved it to your SD card, you will select the Import from storage source.
If you find the first method is too complicated to operate, here is the right one for you. RecoveryTool Phone Transfer is specially designed to help you all kinds of files from iPhone to Android with no efforts. Just a few clicks, you are able to see your iCloud contacts listed on your Android phone.
Step 1: Install and Launch RecoveryTool Phone Transfer
First of all, please download and install RecoveryTool Phone Transfer on your PC. After that, Run this program.
Step 2: Connect Android to your PC and sign into iCloud
Now you need to plug your Android to your PC via USB. Please make sure that your device is successfully recognized by the PC. Otherwise, you need to follow the guide to solve the problem.
Next, click "Restore from Backup" from the main screen and select iCloud from the options. Then sign in your iCloud with your ID and password. Once entered, all iCloud backup files will be listed on the screen. Tick "Contacts" in the middle column. Finally, download the selected iCloud backup file on your PC.
Step 3: Start to Transfer iCloud Contacts to Android device
Once the download is OK, you can choose the wanted file type to transfer, which are located in the central of the program. If you finish the selecting, just tap on "Start Transfer" to begin the transferring process. When the process bar is 100% filled, it means all your iCloud contacts have been well transferred to Android phone.
Congratulations! Your job is done!
Just choose the one suitable for you. If you want to transfer other iCloud files including contacts, SMS, music, photos and videos at the same time, then RecoveryTool Phone Transfer in part 2 could be your best assistant. Come on! Download Phone Transfer and let it help you manage your iCloud contacts and more.