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    Sync iPhone Contacts Using iTunes:

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

    1. Open iTunes on the computer
    2. Connect the iPhone to your computer via USB
    3. Click the iPhone in iTunes and go to “Info”
    4. Enable “Sync Contacts With”
    5. Select “Google Contacts” from the drop-down menu
    6. Sign in with your Google account, or click “Configure” and select an existing account
    7. Click “Apply” to begin the sync
    8. After the sync completes, switch to the Samsung device and register the same Google account used in iTunes
    9. Allow the account to sync contacts with your Android device

    Share iPhone Contacts from iCloud Backup:

    NOTE: In case your iPhone contacts are backed up on your iCloud account, you can access the account on a computer connected to the Internet and export the contacts in a vCard file for Android use.

    1. Launch the Internet browser on the computer
    2. Visit https://www.icloud.com/
    3. Sign in with your iCloud account and go to “Contacts”
    4. Select the contacts you want to share and click “Settings” > “Export vCard”
    5. Wait for the vCard to be downloaded on the computer and then follow one of these steps:
      • Use the Internet browser to import the vCard to “Google Contacts” or:
      • Connect the Samsung device to your computer via USB, transfer the vCard to the phone storage and import it to your phonebook using “Contacts”

    Using “My Contacts Backup”:

    NOTE: Although the methods above require a computer connected to the Internet, alternatively you can share your iPhone contacts using third party applications, without requiring a computer. My Contacts Backup is an iOS third party app that can back up and share iPhone contacts via email.

    1. Visit the App Store and install “My Contacts Backup” on the iPhone
    2. Launch the application and tap “Backup”. This will create a vCard containing your iPhone contacts
    3. After the backup file is created, tap “Email”
    4. Compose a new email and ensure the vCard is attached
    5. Send the email to your own address
    6. Switch to the Samsung device and open the email
    7. Download the vCard attachment and import it via “Contacts”

    Using “Send Anywhere”:

    NOTE: Send Anywhere is another third party app you can use. The app can transfer contacts and other file types over a peer-2-peer connection without requiring a computer.

    1. Visit the App Store and install “Send Anywhere” on the iPhone
    2. Go to the Google Play Store and install the same app on the Samsung device
    3. Open the app on both smartphones
    4. On the iPhone, tap “Send” > “Contacts”
    5. Then select the contacts you want to share and tap “Send”
    6. Lastly select the desired transfer method and follow the on-screen prompts to complete the process

    See More: Transfer iPhone Contacts to a Samsung Galaxy S8

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    Re: Transfer iPhone Contacts to a Samsung Galaxy S8

    Thank you heaps Dusten. Ledgend. The email option was the only option that worked for me as itunes gave me hell.

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