How to Transfer Contacts from iPhone to Galaxy Note 8

Since the launch of Samsung Galaxy Note 8, many iOS users have shifted from iPhone to Samsung for its advanced features. So, you are not the only one looking for how to transfer contacts from iPhone to Galaxy Note 8 as there are many other users who also want to transfer all their data, especially contacts, from an iPhone to their new Samsung Galaxy Note 8. There are some users who like to keep two smartphones with different OS - Android and iOS. If you are also any one of them and want to transfer your contacts from your iPhone to a Galaxy Note 8 to use these contacts on both your phones or just want to backup the contacts by transferring them, read on and find out how to transfer contacts from iPhone to Galaxy Note 8 in the simplest, quickest and most user-friendly ways.

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Transfer contacts from iPhone to Galaxy Note 8 with Samsung Smart Switch

We are all aware about Samsung Smart Switch, but do you know that its Mobile App can be used to transfer contacts from iPhone to Samsung Note 8? It is easy, fast and most importantly, it does the job wirelessly. Let us look at the steps given below to know how to transfer contacts from iPhone to Galaxy Note 8 using Smart Switch Mobile App.

On your Old iPhone:

Step 1: Firstly, visit “Settings” on the iPhone, tap on your name which appears at the top of the “Settings” screen and select “iCloud”.

Step 2: On the iCloud screen, a list of all your Apps will appear before you. Make sure “Contacts” is turned on. If not turn it on and then scroll down to select “iCloud Backup”.

Step 3: Turn on “iCloud Backup” by sliding its button rightward. Then click on “Back Up Now” and wait for your iPhone to finish backing up your contacts along with other data.

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On Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Step 1: Now on your Samsung Galaxy Note 8, run the Samsung Smart Switch Mobile App. It is a built in App and can be accessed by visiting “Settings” on your Galaxy Note 8 and tapping on “Backup and Reset”. Here you can open Smart Switch.

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Step 2: When the App opens, click on “Start” and agree to the License Agreement and other terms and conditions. Also, select “Wireless” and “Receive” to proceed further.

Step 3: Now let the App recognize your iPhone as “Old Device” and then hit “Start” again.

transfer iPhone contacts to Galaxy Note 8 with Samsung Smart Switch

Step 4: The App will now prompt you to feed in your Apple ID with Password. Once you do this, you can preview all the previous backups and select the backup you want to restore. Finally, tick on contacts and hit “Import”. The App will take a few minutes to transfer all your contacts to Samsung Galaxy Note 8.

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Transfer contacts from iPhone to Galaxy Note 8 with dr.fone - Switch

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Given below is a full guide to assist you and make you understand how to transfer contacts from iPhone to Galaxy Note 8 via dr.fone - Switch:

Step 1: Install dr.fone to your personal computer. Launch the software and connect the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and iPhone to your personal computer.

Step 2: Select the Switch tool as shown in the screenshot below.

Phone to Phone Transfer

Step 3: On the next screen of dr.fone - Switch, select your Samsung Galaxy Note 8 as the target device, i.e., device to which contacts need to be transferred, and select iPhone as the source device.

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Step 4: dr.fone - Switch will detect all the data saved on your iPhone and display it before you. Now mark the data and files which you want to transfer to the Samsung Galaxy device. All you need to do is select “Contacts” and deselect everything else and hit Start Transfer.

Step 5: Once dr.fone - Switch finishes transferring all your contacts from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy Note 8, hit OK.

We often hear a lot of iPhone and Samsung users ask on various online forums “How to transfer contacts from iPhone to Galaxy Note 8?”. We took a note of all your queries and this article is a sincere effort to resolve all your problems which you might face while transferring contacts and other data from iOS to Android. Thus, we introduced to you dr.fone - Switch. It has not only made the task of transferring contacts between iPhone and Galaxy Note 8 possible but what's more exciting is that it offers a plethora of other features which enable you to share and transfer other data, such as messages, videos, music, etc across OS platforms.

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