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Samsung Smart Switch:Contacts from iPhone to Galaxy S6

-- Thursday, May 28, 2015
"I bought a Samsung Galaxy S6 and want to move the contacts info stored in my iPhone 5s to the new S6. However, my iPhone 5s get lost. Can I transfer iPhone's contacts to Samsung S6 via iCloud backup?"

In order to bridge the data transition between iPhone and Samsung Galaxy S6, a freeware called Samsung Smart Switch released. Smart Switch enables you to transfer data like contacts, messages, photos, calendars, alarms from iCloud backups to Galaxy S6/S6 Edge. The following article will take contacts as example and illustrates how to transfer contacts from iPhone to Galaxy 6 with Samsung Smart Switch in details.

Guide to Transfer Contacts from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy

Step 1 Download and Install Smart Switch
Go to Google Play and download the software on your Samsung Galaxy S6/S6 Edge. After downloading, set up and run the program.

Note: You just need to download and install Samsung Smart Switch on your Galaxy device and make sure that you did have contacts backups in iCloud.

Step 2 Log in iCloud Account
Launch Smart Switch and you will get into the below interface. Then, select "iOS Device" as source device. Enter proper Apple ID and password to sign in your iCloud account.

Select iOS Device Sign in iCloud Account

Step 3 Start Contacts Transition
Once you successfully log in your iCloud account, four items in the iCloud backups are listed in the interface. Tick "Contacts" option and hit the "IMPORT" button to load the data from iCloud.

Select Contacts Item Load Contacts from iCloud

When the loading complete, press the "CONTINUE" button to start transferring and saving contacts in Galaxy S6. After the transition, you can check the contacts in your device.

Transfer Contacts from iPhone to Galaxy S6

If you didn't back up contacts with iCloud and want to directly transfer contacts info from iPhone 5s to Samsung S6, I suggest you to try Phone Transfer which enables you to transfer data from iOS devices to Galaxy devices in one-click. Go ahead and read: How to Transfer Contacts between Samsung and iPhone 6.
Transfer iPhone to Samsung via Phone Transfer

Ivy Bruce

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