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Old Nov 1, 2012, 07:20 PM   #1
bcooln
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how to transfer contact from samsung galaxy s2 to iphone 5

hi guy, just wondering how to transfer contact from samsung galaxy s2 to iphone 5, i tried to bluetooth it, but it doesn't work. the nano sim i used right now is new, just got it from tmobile. thanks in advance.
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Old Nov 1, 2012, 07:37 PM   #2
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back everything up to your google contacts then, http://support.google.com/mail/bin/a...&answer=138740
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Old Nov 1, 2012, 07:49 PM   #3
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You have to back up your Samsung to something else first. Hopefully you are backing it up. Use Google, Hotmail, Outlook, Windows address book, any Exchange server. Something. Then sync with the iPhone.
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Old Nov 1, 2012, 09:55 PM   #4
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You have to back up your Samsung to something else first. Hopefully you are backing it up. Use Google, Hotmail, Outlook, Windows address book, any Exchange server. Something. Then sync with the iPhone.
how to back up contact from samsung to google? thanks
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Old Apr 16, 2013, 05:04 AM   #5
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Save them to your SIM and then use the Settings>Mail, Contacts and Calendars>Import SIM contacts option

Or if you have synced your contacts with Google or a Microsoft Exchange server

On your iPhone, open Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars. Tap Add Account and then select Microsoft Exchange. Enter your email address and login information. (If an Exchange server hosts your email, you'll also need to enter its domain; if you use Gmail, leave that field blank.) Enter a usernameóa valid name if youíre syncing with a real Exchange server, or your email address (if you like) if you use Gmail. In the Server field, enter the Exchange serverís address or m.google.com for Gmail. On the last screen choose what you want to import, and then tap Accept.
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Old Apr 16, 2013, 05:46 AM   #6
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To add to this, the data fields on the SIM card are fewer than on smart phones. So you can import phone numbers but might not be able to bring in other additional data in the address book.

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Save them to your SIM and then use the Settings>Mail, Contacts and Calendars>Import SIM contacts option

Or if you have synced your contacts with Google or a Microsoft Exchange server

On your iPhone, open Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars. Tap Add Account and then select Microsoft Exchange. Enter your email address and login information. (If an Exchange server hosts your email, you'll also need to enter its domain; if you use Gmail, leave that field blank.) Enter a usernameóa valid name if youíre syncing with a real Exchange server, or your email address (if you like) if you use Gmail. In the Server field, enter the Exchange serverís address or m.google.com for Gmail. On the last screen choose what you want to import, and then tap Accept.
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Old Jul 26, 2013, 03:17 AM   #7
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Easy Phone Sync is a way easier way of transferring to Android if you've got a Samsung. did this yesterday myself, and it pulled all my contacts, messages, calendars, music, photos, videos and notes out of iTunes and organised them perfectly on my iPhone 4.

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Old Feb 12, 2014, 08:15 PM   #8
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You will need to transfer the contacts from your current phone into your computer and then sync it to your iPhone. Without knowing what operating system your computer is running, we can't provide more detailed information here, but this Apple support article will give you the basics:
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1386

Alternatively, you may check this guide.
How to Transfer Contacts from Samsung Galaxy to iPhone 5s

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Old Apr 15, 2014, 08:25 PM   #9
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To transfer contacts from Samsung to iPhone, you should be able to:
1) Go to your contacts on the Samsung, choose import/export > export to storage and save them to 'Phone'
2) Put your Samsung phone into disc-drive mode and connect it to your computer
3) Copy the .vcf file from your Samsung (which will appear on your Mac as an external hard drive)
4) Set-up your mail account on the iPhone
5) Send that mail account an email with the .vcf file as an attachment
6) Open the mail, click on the attachment and tap 'Add all contacts'

Or, if you have a Google mail or Gmail account on the Samsung, and you contacts are stored there you could just set up the same account on the iPhone using the Exchange mail option, and it should pull through all your contacts.

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