How to Transfer Contacts from Samsung to iPhone with/without a Computer?

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Have you bought a new mobile of your dream and wanted to transfer contacts from Samsung to iPhone 11? You can find it here. There are many ways to do it. You can transfer contacts from Samsung to iPhone with or without a computer. Here you can find both the methods by which you cannot miss any of your contacts.

Part 1: How to transfer contacts from Samsung to iPhone with a computer?

Transferring contacts from Samsung to iPhone 11 can be done using a computer. Here we provide you with the most effective and common ways to do it.

1. Via iTunes

You can move contacts from Samsung to iPhone using iTunes on your computer. Before getting into steps, ensure that you link all your contacts to your mail and install iTunes on your computer. Open the contacts app from the Start menu and follow the steps on your computer (here, we have provided steps for a computer using Windows operating system).

Step 1: Click the “Add account” option if your mail address is not linked.

itunes

Step 2: Click on Mail to sync it and allow the computer to access your contacts.

itunes sign in

Step 3: Open iTunes. Connect your iPhone to the computer. Go to the info tab and “Sync contacts with.” Select “Windows” from the dropdown box and select “All contacts” in the list. Click on “Sync” and wait till the transferring of Samsung contacts to the iPhone is complete.

itunes sync contacts

Pros:

1. Free of cost.
2. Doesn’t store contacts to itself.
3. iTunes works on iOS devices.

Cons:

1. Difficult for beginners.
2. Takes time for transferring.

2. Syncios – Data transfer

Syncios Data transfer is a paid third-party application that allows the transfer of contacts between Android and iOS. Available at a free trial, $29.95 (1-year subscription), and $39.95 (lifetime license).

Step 1: Install Syncios Data Transfer on your computer. Connect the mobile phones to your computer using USB and run the Syncios transfer tool. Click on “Phone Transfer.”

syncios

Step 2: Click the “Transfer” icon. Make sure Samsung mobile is in the source position (left) and iPhone in the target position (right).

syncios transfer

Step 3: Select contacts and click “Next.” It will transfer contacts from Samsung to iPhone.

syncios contacts

Pros:

1. Easy to use.
2. Easily accessible.
3. Simple for beginners.

Cons:

1. Paid version.
2. Consumes time depending on data size.

3. AnyTrans

AnyTrans is an application that allows the transfer of data between two mobile phones. Download AnyTrans and open it. Connect both your Android and iPhone to the computer using a USB adapter. Then follow the below steps.

Step 1: Choose “Phone Switcher” and select “Phone to iPhone.”

anytrans

Step 2: Select the source mobile as Android and transfer mobile as iPhone and click on “Next.”

anytrans devices

Step 3: Select contacts and click on “Next” to copy contacts from Samsung to iPhone.

anytrans contacts

Pros:

1. Cost-free method.
2. Easy to use.
3. Beginners can do it with ease.

Cons:

1. Takes time to transfer contacts.

Part 2: How to move contacts from Samsung to iPhone without computer

You can also transfer contacts between Android and iPhone without the use of a computer. Here we provide you with the best ways to do it.

1. Move to iOS app

You can transfer contacts from Samsung to iPhone easily using this mobile application.

Step 1: Download “Move to iOS” on your Samsung mobile. Open the application on both devices, as iPhone has this application by default. Select what you want to transfer to your Samsung mobile.

move to ios

Step 2: Your iPhone will create private Wi-Fi. Let your Samsung mobile link with the Wi-Fi. Now a one-time generated code will be displayed in the iPhone.

ios code generated

Step 3: Enter the code in Samsung. Now the contacts will move to the iPhone.

ios code

Pros:

1. Freely available.

2. Wireless data transfer.

Cons:

1. Available only while setting up a new iPhone.

2. Using SIM card

You can transfer contacts from Samsung to iPhone 11 without using any application. Yes, by using a SIM card. Here are the steps to follow.

Step 1: In your Samsung mobile, choose Contacts and click Settings. Then click “Import/Export contacts” and select “Export all.”

sim card samsung

Step 2: Now remove SIM from Samsung and insert it in iPhone 11.

Step 3: Now, in iPhone 11, go to Settings and click on “Contacts.” Click on “Import SIM Contacts.” Thus transferring contacts from Samsung to iPhone 11 is complete.

sim card iphone

Pros:

1. It is cost-free.
2. This method doesn’t need any application to be downloaded.

Cons:

1. It is a time-consuming method.
2. Few contacts may get lost during the process.

3. VCF file

You can transfer contacts manually by using the VCF file. Here are the steps to move contacts using the VCF file.

Step 1: In your Samsung phone, go to “Contacts” and click on “Import/Export contacts.” Now select “Export to storage” to creates a VCF file which will store in Samsung mobile.

vcf file samsung

Step 2: Transfer this file to your iPhone through email to the mail address linked in your iPhone. Download and open the file on your iPhone. The below option will be displayed.

vcf import export

Step 3: Click on “Import from VCF file” and select the destination. Now the transfer of Samsung contacts to iPhone is successful.

vcf destination

Pros:

1. Wireless transfer.
2. Easy to follow.
3. Can be done with the applications present in Samsung and iPhone.

Cons:

1. Time-consuming process.

4. CardDAV

CardDAV can sync contacts between any devices. Just log in to your Google account on your iPhone and follow the below steps.

Step 1: Go to Settings and choose “Passwords & Accounts.” Select “Add Account” and then click on the “Other” option.

carddav add account

Step 2: Select the type “CardDAV” to sync contacts.

carddav account creation

Step 3: Enter the mail account details and click on “Next.” Then click on “Done” to complete the syncing of Samsung contacts to the iPhone.

carddav username password

Pros:

1. Integrates seamlessly with the default contacts app.
2. CardDAV works wirelessly.
3. Procedures are easy to follow.

Cons:

1. Difficult to understand.

5. Google contacts or Sync

You can transfer your contacts by using your Google Account only if you sync the Contacts to your Google Account. Now, follow the below steps on your iPhone.

Step 1: Open your Settings application and click on mail.

google sync mail

Step 2: Select “Accounts” from the options.

google sync account

Step 3: Click on “Add account,” and enter your mail account and check on the “Contacts” box. Now the contacts will be displayed on your iPhone.

google add account

Pros:

1. It is free.
2. It is wireless.

Cons:

1. Little complicated.
2. It syncs only contacts.
3. You may end up losing a few contacts.

Conclusion

Thus, these were the ways of transferring contacts from Samsung to iPhone. By using any of the above methods, you will be able to transfer contacts from Samsung to iPhone successfully. So, which contact share method will be your choice today?

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