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How to Quickly Move Contacts from LG Phone to iPhone [Solved]

The issues around transferring contacts are very similar to transferring messages. This guide will help you do so without a hassle, quick and safe. Also, you can transfer your other data including photos, music, movies, calendar, call logs from LG over to iPhone.

When you get a new iPhone (iPhone 7, iPhone SE, iPhone 6s, whatever), you'll want to transfer everything from the old LG phone over to the new iPhone. And contacts certainly has to be there on your priority list as you may need to communicate with many different people every day.

No matter you plan on taking along all kinds of important data including contacts, music, sms, call logs, photos, etc with you, or just transferring the contacts from LG Phone to iPhone, you will want to do it quickly. Today we're taking a look at a simple way to transfer your LG contacts to an iPhone.

Unlike the old fashion way to handle this task—install contacts backup app first on old LG Android phone to backup all contacts, and then install the app on the new iPhone, and log in with the same account to synchronize all of those contacts on iPhone, we're taking a look at one-stop tool that makes the transfer quite easy and straightforward without cumbersome steps.

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To move contacts from LG to iPhone, you just connect both devices on computer, select contacts from the list after it scans, and click Start Copy. It also take care of your other stuff like photos, videos, music, messages, call logs. Even better, It gives you ability to restore file from iTunes backups, or iCloud backups, as well as retrieve a backup of your previous backup data on your computer.

Now, let's have a look at how to use the tool to facilitate the contacts transfer from LG to iPhone.

Step 1: Attach your both iPhone and LG device to the computer

Run the Phone Transfer on your Mac or Windows machine.

Click on the Phone to Phone Transfer option from the green section to get into next screen. Three other sections are available for you to accomplish different of tasks.

  • Restore from backups: if you have data back up previously on this computer, you can restore it and put it on your any mobile phone.
  • Back Up Your Phone: Create a backup of data from your current phone and save on computer
  • Erase Your Old Phone: Permanently erase the data before you throw it a way or sell it

Once in the data transfer screen, you're invited to connect your both smartphones with computer via USB cables.

Make sure that your LG Android smartphone is on USB debugging mode. You can click on the "Cannot recognize the device" link on the lower right side of the screen, and follow the on-screen demo to set it up.

Step 2: Choose which data you'd like to copy to your new iPhone

After your LG phone and iPhone connected successfully, the software might take a few seconds to scan all the content on your source phone, and then display them in the list on the center box of the screen, as image shown below.

Note: the Flip button on the top center allows you to exchange the positions of source and target phone. If you want to migrate contacts from iPhone to LG smartphone instead, just press the button to set the iPhone as source phone.

For the purpose of this article, we just select the "Contacts" to be transferred to iPhone from the list. If you want to move music from LG to iPhone at the same time, just tick the check box next to "Music".

Please keep in mind that when you are transferring data from Android to iPhone device, due to the compatibility issue, the Apps field will be grayed out. You can only transfer app and app data between Android smartphones.

Step 3: Start migrating LG phone contacts to iPhone (7, SE, 6s, 6, etc)

Once you have selected all the files you need for transfer, simply press the green Start Copy button on the lower center of the interface and leave the Phone Transfer to do its thing. The contacts information will now be exported from LG phone for transfer to the iPhone's Contacts App.

It will show you a progress bar across the top of its window, indicating how the process goes.

Done! Aside from moving your contacts from the old LG handset to the new iPhone, if you have no other stuff needed to be migrated, you can go back to the main interface and use the "Erase Your Old Phone" feature to securely erase your old device.

Other Methods to Copy LG Contacts to iPhone

Method 1: Backup LG Contacts to Google Account

As a LG Android phone user, you can back up your contacts to Google account and sync with iPhone. First of all, please register an Google account on the computer (you can also do it on LG device). If you have one already, you can start transferring contacts from LG to iPhone.

Go to Settings on LG phone and locate the Account section and tap it. Select Google or Gmail and sign in. Then, switch on the Sync button. Make sure the Contacts option is enabled.

On iPhone, head over to Settings and choose "Accounts & Passwords" (or Mail, Contacts, Calendars). Tab Add Account button and select Other. Find Add CardDAV Account and log in with Gmail address and password. After that, tap Next button. That's it!

Method 2: From Google Account to iCloud Account

In the following process, you need to export LG contacts from Google account, and then import them into iCloud account, which will be synced with iPhone. Make sure the LG contacts have been synced with Google Contacts.

  • Sign in with Google Contacts on the computer. Note: the new version doesn't support exporting contacts, so you have to use the old version for this task. To do this, click "Switch to the old version" from the left menu.
  • When you arrive at the old Google Contacts site, click My Contacts to display all the contacts on the right pane. Tick the contacts (all or part of them).
  • Click More > Export. From the pop-up screen, mark "Selected contacts" and "vCard format". After that, click Export button to save the VCF file to the computer.
  • Log into iCloud website on the computer and choose Contacts option. Press the gear icon at the bottom left corner > Import vCard. Find the VCF file on the computer and add it to iCloud.
  • On iPhone, switch to Settings and choose iCloud. Turn on the Contacts option to start syncing.

[Read next: How to retrieve lost contacts from LG phone]

Method 3: Import Contacts from SIM Card

This method is easy to operate since you don't need any account or USB cable to do it. First, copy the contacts stored in your LG phone to SIM card. Then, remove the SIM card from LG phone and put it into iPhone. If the card doesn't fit, please cut it at the phone store. After the card is inserted into iPhone, go to Settings and tap Contacts. Tap Import SIM Contacts and you are done.

Method 4: Sync with iTunes

You can use iTunes to sync the LG contacts with iPhone. Beforehand, you need to sync the contacts on LG handset with an account (Google, Windows or Outlook Express).

  • Run the iTunes on the computer and click the iPhone image at the top. When the summary page shows up, press the Info tab from the left menu.
  • Tick the option called "Sync Contacts With". Click the drop-down list and choose an account with which you sync the LG device. Click All Contacts button.
  • Click Apply button at the bottom and iTunes will begin moving the contacts to iPhone.

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