So, you’ve decided to take the leap and switch from Android to iPhone and you want to transfer all your data – contacts, messages and WhatsApp chats – to your new iPhone. There are a lot of apprehensions about switching from Android to iPhone, especially around the loss of data. However, these fears are no more as tech companies have introduced new features that enable users to switch from one ecosystem to another without losing any data.
So, here is a comprehensive guide that will help you transfer all your Google Contacts from your old Android smartphone to your new iPhone. Additionally, we have shared a guide using which you will be able to transfer your WhatsApp chats from Android smartphone to your iPhone.
How to Transfer Your Google Contacts to Your iPhone or iPad
Step 1: On your iPhone or iPad, open the Settings app.
Step 2: Now tap on Contacts option.
Step 3: Next, tap on the Add Account option. If you’ve already synced a Google Account to your device, tap the Accounts option.
Step 4: Tap on Add Account option and then tap on Google.
Step 5: Follow the instructions to sign in to your Google Account.
Step 6: Choose which Google apps to sync with your device.
Step 7: Tap Save.
Alternatively, you can also sync all your Google Contacts to your Mac computer or MacBook laptop. Here’s what you have to do:
How to Transfer Your Google Contacts to Your Mac Computer
Step 1: On your Mac computer or MacBook laptop, open System Preferences.
Step 2: Click on Internet Accounts.
Step 3: Next, click on the Google option.
Step 4: Now, enter your email address and password and then click Next.
Step 5: Now check the Contacts option.
Step 6: Click on Done.
How to Transfer WhatsApp Chats from Android Smartphone to iPhone
Step 1: Open the Move to iOS app on your Android phone and follow the on-screen prompts.
Step 2: A code will be displayed on your iPhone. When prompted, enter the code on your Android phone.
Step 3: Tap on Continue and follow the on-screen prompts.
Step 4: Select WhatsApp on the Transfer Data screen.
Step 5: Tap on Start button on your Android phone and wait for WhatsApp to prepare data for export. Once the data is ready, you will be signed out of your Android phone.
Step 6: Tap on the Next button to return to the Move to iOS app.
Step 7: Tap on Continue button to transfer data from your Android phone to your iPhone and wait for Move to iOS to confirm transfer is complete.
Step 8: Install the latest version of WhatsApp from the App Store.
Step 9: Open WhatsApp and log in using the same phone number you used on your old device.
Step 10: When prompted, tap on Start and let the process complete.
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