Transfer Contacts from Samsung to iPhone 11(Pro, Pro Max)

Szeki

Nov. 01, 2019 11:00 / Posted by Szeki

The iPhone 11 series come with Apple's latest version of iOS software and a number of new features that appeal to a bunch of people. But the first thing you need to do when you got it is to transfer data from your old phone to your brand new one for sure. Here I am going to walk you through the way of transferring contacts from your old Samsung phone to iPhone 11/Pro/Pro Max.

transfer contacts from samsung to iphone

1. Use Google Account to Sync Contacts from Samsung to iPhone

You can sync and access contacts with your Samsung to Google Contacts, which is a digit contact management tool. This method is free to transfer contacts from Samsung to iPhone.

Note: Only the contacts saved in Samsung phone memory can be copied.

Option 1

Go to Settings on your Samsung phones, then select Accounts to add and sign in your Google account and enable Sync Contacts.

Open the Settings on your iPhone 11/Pro/Pro Max, then select Passwords & Accounts.

Select Add Account and tap on Other.

Tap on Add CardDAV Account.

Fill the following fields:

Server: google.com

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

Password: Your Google Account or Google Apps password.

Description: Enter a description of the account.

Select Next at the top of the screen and make sure the Contacts option is set to ON.

Once you've completed the setup process, open the Contacts on your iPhone 11/Pro/Pro Max, and syncing will automatically begin.

Option 2

There is another option to sync contacts with Google accounts.

Go to Settings on your Samsung phones, then select Accounts to add and sign in your Google account and enable Sync Contacts.

Open the Settings on your iPhone 11/Pro/Pro Max, then select Passwords & Accounts.

Select Add Account and tap on Google.

Sign in your Google account.

Turn on Contacts to sync contacts.

Wait for a second, and go to Contacts app to verify the contacts are transferred from your Samsung.

turn on contacts

2. Insert Samsung SIM in iPhone

Another way to transfer your contacts from Samsung to iPhone is to use the SIM card. This is handy if you're either having trouble with your Google account or whatever reason. This method only works when your Samsung SIM just fits with your iPhone's.

Save all the contacts to your Samsung SIM.

Insert the SIM into your iPhone.

Go to Settings and select Contacts, then tap on Import SIM Contacts.

import sim contacts

3. Move Contacts from Samsung to iPhone with Content Transfer App

Use Content Transfer App to move contacts from Samsung to iPhone 11/Pro/Pro Max is an alternative.

To get started, you need to download the app on both phones.

Open Content Transfer on both phones.

Identify Samsung as the old phone and iPhone 11/Pro/Pro Max as the new phone, then tap on Next.

Tap on Android to iPhone on your Samsung and Other to iOS on your iPhone under Select your combination, then hit Next.

Then the Samsung shall create a WiFi hotspot.

Tap on WiFi settings and select your Samsung hotspot on your iPhone, then back to the Content Transfer app.

Select Contacts from the list and tap on Transfer on your Samsung phone.

Then the contacts should be transferred to your iPhone.

content transfer

4. Transfer Contacts from Samsung to iPhone - Best Way

FoneLab HyperTrans allows a fast and simple transfer of personal media (photos/videos/music) as well as contacts, call logs, and text messages from your old device to a new one. Simply run HyperTrans on a computer and plug both phones to it. It will easily and intuitively transfer all your personal data and begin enjoying your new iPhone.

Key Features of HyperTrans:

  1. Transfer all kinds of files from Android to iPhone, including contacts, messages, photos, music, videos, call logs, etc.
  2. Edit and manage mobile data before file transferring.
  3. Move files from Android to iOS, Android to Android, iOS to Android or iOS to iOS.
  4. Work with iOS 12 and Android 8.0, as well as earlier versions.
  5. Support Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP and Mac OS X 10.7 or above.
  6. Support any popular mobile phones, like Samsung Galaxy S10, HTC, iPad, iPhone XS/XS Max/XR/X/8 Plus/8/SE/7, etc.
  7. Fully compatible with major providers, such as Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and more.

How to Move Contacts from Samsung to iPhone 11/Pro/Pro Max

Free download and install and launch HyperTrans on a computer.

Plug iPhone and Samsung phone into the computer via USB cables.

connect iphone and samsung to comouter

Tap Trust on both mobile phones to enable USB debugging.

Note: You may need to install the USB driver for connections.

Select your Samsung as the import device from the drop-down list on the mid-top of the main interface.

select import device

Choose Contacts on the left side panel.

choose contacts to transfer

Then the program will start to scan your Samsung phone.

Select contacts then click Export to Device and choose your iPhone as the receiving device.

Conclusion

As mentioned above, HyperTrans can not only transfer contacts but other data from Samsung to iPhone.

As powerful HyperTrans is, I sincerely recommend this third-party tool which enables you to move contacts, text messages, call logs, photos, music, videos from Samsung phone to iPhone 11/Pro/Pro Max simply with a few steps.

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