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How Can I Transfer Contacts from LG to iPhone? [SOLVED]

Blake Sullivan Updated on Apr 29, 2022 10:54 AM

When you get a new iPhone, you'll want to transfer everything from the old LG phone over to it. And contacts certainly has to be there on your priority list as you may need to communicate with family and friends every day. Thankfully, you can easily transfer contacts from LG to iPhone with right tool and tips. Here's how.

Before you start, you'll need two USB cables and a computer as a go-between. Here're ways of moving contacts from LG phone to iPhone.

Way 1: Transfer Data between Phones Quickly with 1-Click

One of our favorite application to transfer contacts from old LG to new iPhone is Phone Transfer, which does well on all fronts with its intuitive interface. Whether its photos, messages, videos, music, calendar, call logs, or pictures, it's actually fairly easy to migrate between Android and iOS devices. With just a few clicks, your both phones can be talking to one another and transferring files smoothly.

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The entire process of moving contacts from LG to iPhone, you just connect both devices to computer, select contacts from the list, and click Start Copy to go. Even better, It gives you ability to back up data to computer for safeguard, and restore files from backup.

Now, Let's go through this complete guide to transfer LG contacts over to iPhone.

Step 1: Attach both iPhone and LG phone with computer

Run the Phone Transfer on your either 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.

Connect your both LG and iPhone to computer using its included USB cable.

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: Select contacts from iPhone

After your LG phone and iPhone connected successfully, the software might take a few seconds to scan all the content on your source LG 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 instead, be sure to set the iPhone as source phone.

Go ahead and check the box next to "Contacts" from the list.

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: Move LG contacts to iPhone

Finally, simply click the green Start Copy button on the lower center of the interface and leave the Phone Transfer to do its thing. All LG contacts will now transfer to iPhone's Contacts app.

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

See also: How to recover contacts on LG phone

Way 2: Google Account

As an Android phone user, you can back up your contacts on LG to Google account and sync with iPhone. First of all, please sign in your Google account on LG smartphone. If you have already logged in, you can start transferring contacts from LG to iPhone.

  • Go to Settings on LG phone and select Accounts and Sync or similar.
  • Enable Contacts option to associate all contacts with your Google account.
  • On iPhone, go to Settings > Passwords & Accounts > Add Account.
  • Enter your Gmail account details and enable Contacts option.

Syncing will automatically begin between your iPhone and Google, and finally your iPhone will get all contacts from LG Android.

Way 3: Use iCloud Account

You can also choose 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.
  • Click My Contacts to display all the contacts.
  • Select the contacts you want to import into iPhone in the list.
  • Click More > Export.
  • Select vCard (for iOS Contacts).
  • Click Export to save the VCF file to the computer.
  • Log into iCloud website on the computer and choose Contacts option.
  • Click the gear icon at the bottom left corner and select Import vCard.
  • Upload the VCF file from computer to iCloud.
  • On iPhone, go to Settings > [Your Name] > iCloud > Contacts.
  • Turn on Contacts option to start syncing LG contacts with iPhone.

Read next: How to retrieve lost contacts on LG phone

Way 4: 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 app and tap Contacts. Tap Import SIM Contacts and you are done.

Way 5: Use iTunes

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

  • Launch iTunes on the computer.
  • Click the iPhone icon when it's recognized.
  • In the Info page,
  • Tick Sync Contacts With option, and choose an account with which you sync the LG device.
  • Check All Contacts button.
  • Click Apply button at the bottom and iTunes will begin moving the LG contacts to iPhone.

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