Moving Contact Information from iPhone to Samsung GALAXY devices

A Step-By-Step Guide

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Option A : Directly From Your iPhone

You can transfer your contacts over just by setting up a Gmail™ account using Microsoft® Exchange

  • Step 1 : Setup a Gmail account (gmail.com)
  • Step 2 : In your iPhone, go to Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars
  • Step 3 : Select Add Account > Microsoft Exchange
  • Step 4 : In email field, input your Gmail address, "Domain" should be blank
  • Step 5 : "Username" is your full Gmail address, followed by your password
  • Step 6 : Tap "Next"
  • Step 7 : Under "Server", type "m.google.com"
  • Step 8 : Tap "Next"
  • Step 9 : Make sure "Contacts" is turned on

* Note : you need to be using a 3G connection (not Wi-Fi) to make sure contacts are synced.

Option B : Using iTunes

These steps assume your iPhone is synced and backed-up to iTunes

  • Step 1 : Connect your iPhone to your PC and run iTunes
  • Step 2 : Let your iPhone perform a sync and backup first
  • Step 3 : Once that is done, select your iPhone in the iTunes window and click on the "Info" tab
  • Step 4 : Check "Sync Contacts" and select "Google™ Contacts" from drop-down menu
  • Step 5 : Input your Gmail account information
  • Step 6 : Click "Apply" and let the device sync

Option C : If Using Microsoft Office Outlook®

  • Step1Go to File > Import and Export

    step 1 - Go to File > Import and Export

  • Step2Select "Export to a file"

    step 2 - Select 'Export to a file'

  • Step3Select "Comma Separated Values (Windows)"

    step 3 - Select 'Comma Separated Values (Windows)'

  • Step4Select "Contacts"

    step 4 - Select 'Contacts'

  • Step5Name the file; remember where you saved it!

    step 5 - Name the file; remember where you saved it!

  • Step6Login to your Gmail account and select "Contacts"

    step 6 - Login to your Gmail account and select 'Contacts'

  • Step7Select "Import Contacts"

    step 7 - Select 'Import Contacts'

  • Step8Select "Choose File" > select the file you saved from Outlook

    step 8 - Select 'Choose File' > select the file you saved from Outlook

  • Step9Click "Import" and you're done!

    step 9 - Click 'Import' and you're done!

  • * TRADEMARK NOTICE :
    iPhone and iTunes are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.
    Google and Gmail are trademarks of Google Inc.
    Microsoft and Outlook are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation
    in the United States and/or other countries.