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How to Transfer Contacts from Samsung Galaxy to iPhone 12 (Pro, Mini, Pro Max)

face Rob Parsons Updated on Apr 15, 2022 4:26 PM

Apple has added many new features into its new product lineup, iPhone 12 (Pro, Max, Mini). If you're using a Samsung Galaxy Android phone and want to switch to a new device, iPhone 12 is definitely a great choice. But how do you transfer all your contacts from Samsung to iPhone 12?

Not long ago, you had reason to be troubled by the hassle. The process of jumping from Android to iOS was complex and confusing as you had to use some kind of cloud or syncing methods for the migration of contacts. Yes, some services like Google Gmail do allow you to sync the Samsung Galaxy contacts to iPhone 12, but they are not exactly elegant.

Our favorite for that kinds of tasks is Phone Transfer. It probably the easiest way to setup your new iPhone 12 — you just install the software on either your Mac or PC machine and connect your both devices. It'll let you select what you want to move, and you're done.

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Main features

  • Migrate not only contacts, but every possible kinds of data like messages, calendar, songs, playlists, photos and videos in one go.
  • Support data transfer between iOS and Android
  • Back up the important data to the computer
  • Wipe out the data inside the device permanently (this is only available for Mac version)

Step 1: Connect Samsung and iPhone to the computer

To copy your contacts from a Samsung phone to an iPhone 12, first of all you need to download the program on your computer (either desktop or laptop is OK) and install it—you'll mostly click Next button a bunch of times on screen.

Fire up Phone Transfer, and you will be given four tabs to choose from on the interface. For our task of getting Samsung contacts to iPhone 12, we should choose the "Phone to Phone Transfer" tab.

In the next screen, you'll be prompted to connect your two devices with computer. After that, you then enable USB Debugging mode on Samsung phone and tap trust on iPhone 12's home screen.

Step 2: Select the contacts from Samsung

Once the connection succeeds, both devices will be displayed on both sides of the window. At this point, you'll have to ensure that your Samsung phone is on the left side as sending source. A Flip button at the top is helpful if their position is improper.

On the middle part, you can select whatever data file you want to transfer. If contacts is the only target, simply tick the checkbox next to "Contacts".

One exception: Call logs and apps are excluded in this case.

Step 3: Transfer contacts from Samsung to iPhone 12 (Pro, mini, Max)

Finally, press the Start Copy button and the tool will begin the contacts transfer process. Depending on how much is being copied, it could take a while.

Done!

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