Ways to Sync iCloud Contacts to Android Phone or Tablet

If you get a shiny new Android device, the very first thing you should do is to get the important contacts to your new Android device. If the contacts are kept in iCloud, what can you do to get them transferred? Don’t be worried; we will present you with several helpful tips and two powerful tools to manage the iCloud contacts to the Android device transfer process. If you would like to restore iTunes backup to your Samsung Galaxy phone., go and check them out.

How to sync iCloud contacts to an Android phone or Tablet in batch easily?

Firstly, you can transfer your contacts from iCloud to a vCard file/document on the computer simply. Then, it is not difficult for you to transfer & sync the vCard file/document to the Android phone by Email account or other programs to fulfill this task, just like MobileGo for Android.

Part 1. Copy/export contacts from iCloud to vCard file

Log on your iCloud on your computer after you open the browser. Touch Contacts and find the right one for you. On the bottom-left corner, touch the tab, and there appears the actions menu. Then, choose the “Export vCard” and to your computer, the vCard document will be downloaded and saved automatically.C:\Users\{USER NAME}\Downloads (computer OS is Windows 7).


Part 2. There are two methods to sync/import iCloud vCard files to Android devices directly

Way 1. With an account, how to transfer iCloud contacts to Android

Sign in an account which can be operated on the Android phone on the web. Then Upload the iCloud vCard to this account. Click Setting > Account and sync >Add account > Choose this account and log in it. Then, synchronize contacts in the account to your Android device.

Way 2. dr.fone – Backup&Restore (Just in one Click to do)

Just like MoibleGo, dr.fone – Backup&Restore (Android) is another powerful & easy-to-use program that enables you to transfer the iCloud contacts to Android device, use iCloud Mail Account on Android devices, export the iCloud contacts to Outlook directly, and access iCloud from Android.

Now we will detail the whole syncing process below. For starters, you need to download and install dr.fone on your computer. And then, select “Phone Backup”.

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Step 1. Connect your Android device to your computer

For Windows & Mac users, you can use a USB cable to connect your Android device to the computer. Then the program will recognize your device in a few seconds, then please select “Restore”.

Step 2. Initiate the syncing process from iCloud to your Android device.

Now you need to sign into your iCloud account. First, please choose “Restore from iCloud backup” on the left side of below screen.

After the two-factor authentication on your iCloud account has been enabled, you would get a verification code on your iPhone. Please input that verification code in the below and click “Verify”.

Step 3. Restore iCloud Backup Contats Files to Android

After you signed into your iCloud account, dr.fone would list all those backed up files. Choose the ones you would like to sync to Android and then click “Download” button to save them on your PC first.

And then, all the downloaded files will be shown on dr.fone. Click and choose the data type; also you can preview them before restoring to Android. And then click “Restore to Device”.

Please find below. You should select your Android device from the drop-down list to “Continue”.

Note: Some of the data types, like Notes, Voice memos, Safari history, and Bookmark are not supported by Android devices yet.

Now it is done! You must find the iCloud contacts have been successfully synced to your Android device. You are even able to merge the duplicate contacts in the window or edit the information of the contacts.

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