Using iTunes:

NOTE: Using iTunes on a computer connected to the Internet, you can sync your iPhone contacts with your Google account. Then, you can sync the account data, including contacts, with the Galaxy A7.

  1. Launch iTunes on the PC
  2. Establish a USB connection between the iPhone and PC
  3. After it connects, the iPhone should appear in iTunes. Click it
  4. Access the “Info” tab and enable “Sync Contacts With”
  5. Select “Google Contacts” from the drop-down menu
  6. Register your Google account, or alternatively click “Configure” and select an existing account if available
  7. Click “Apply” and wait for the sync to complete
  8. Once done, switch to the Galaxy A7 and register the same Google account, then allow the account to sync contacts with your phone

Using iCloud:

NOTE: If you’ve used the iCloud backup service on your iPhone prior to finding this guide then your iPhone contacts should already be backed up on your iCloud account. By accessing the account on a computer connected to the Internet, you can export the contacts as a vCard file.

  1. Launch the Internet browser on the computer
  2. Head down to
  3. Sign in with your iCloud account
  4. Click “Contacts”
  5. Select the contacts you want to share and click “Settings” > “Export vCard”
  6. Once the vCard is downloaded on the PC, import it to “Google Contacts”
  7. Alternatively you can skip the step above and instead: connect the Galaxy A7 to your PC, copy the vCard file to the phone storage, and import its contents using the “Contacts” app

Via “My Contacts Backup”:

NOTE: The methods above require access to a computer connected to the Internet; however you also can use third party applications for transferring contacts. My Contacts Backup is an iOS application that can be used to back up and transfer contacts via email.

  1. Visit the App Store and install “My Contacts Backup” on your iPhone
  2. Open the application
  3. Tap “Backup” and wait for the file to be created
  4. Once done, tap “Email”
  5. Make sure the email contains the vCard file attachment, and send it to your own address
  6. Switch to the Galaxy A7, open the email client, download the vCard file attachment, and import it via “Contacts”

Using “Send Anywhere”:

NOTE: Last but not least, Send Anywhere is a third party app for iOS and Android, which can be used to transfer contacts over a P2P connection without requiring a computer.

  1. Go to the App Store and install “Send Anywhere” on your iPhone
  2. From the Google Play Store, install the same app on the Galaxy A7
  3. Open the app on both devices
  4. On the iPhone, tap “Send” > “Contacts”
  5. Choose the contacts you want to share and tap “Send”
  6. Lastly, select a transfer method, such as “Generate QR Code” (on the iPhone) or “Receive” (on the Galaxy A7) and follow the on-screen prompts

See More: Transfer Contacts from an iPhone to the Samsung Galaxy A7