Before you buy a new phone, what do you usually consider? You may care about the performance of the main aspects of the phone, like the storage space, the camera, the appearance and so on. Then have you ever thought of the important data on your old phone? I want to say that it is really important because no one wants the important data to lose. Thus, in this article, I will tell you something about the solutions for transferring the data from one phone to another. And as I have bought the iPhone 6S to replace my old Windows phone, I would cite an example of transferring contacts from the Windows Phone to iPhone below.

Usually, there are two ways to transfer the data between phones, including transferring directly and indirectly. The former means to transfer the data directly from one phone to another without a transmit point, while the latter asks for a transit point. Then, here I will show you the detailed solutions:

Transfer Contacts from Windows Phone to iPhone With Outlook and dr.fone.

This one is an indirect one. You can do this so that you can get a deeper idea of the indirect ways.

Part 1: Sync Windows phone contacts with Outlook

Step 1. You need to download the Outlook application on your computer, and then install it.

Step 2. Open the Outlook on your computer, and then click on the “File” button and then choose the “Info” option. Now you can see many options, from which you need to choose the “Account settings”, and then choose the account that you have. And this time, you can connect your Windows Phone to your computer via WIFI.

Step 3. Now turn to your Windows phone, go to the “Settings” app to find the Email account that you use. Then add a new account of the Microsoft account.

Step 4. Again on the Outlook, click on the “File” button and then add an account too. Make sure that you choose the “Manually configure server settings or additional server types” one. And then choose the “ or Exchange ActiveSync compatible service” after that.

Step 5. Now you need to enter your email account and password so that you can log in to sync the contacts.

Step 6. Choose the “People” option, and add the contacts that you want to it. After that, you have already sync the data on your Microsoft account.

Step 7. Now you can log in your Microsoft account on your Windows phone to sync those contacts with your phone.

Part 2: Import Outlook contacts to iPhone

You can also use the dr.fone Transfer for iOS Devices to help you transfer Outlook contacts to iPhone. The dr.fone-Transfer can help its users manage the contacts, photos, music, videos on their phones with ease. You can import or export some data you like, or back up some data and then restore them on your phone. What's more, it also enables the users to delete the duplicated files without hassle. You may see the detailed tutorial on how to import the contacts from the Outlook in the following passages:

1. Download the dr.fone on your computer. And the launch it on your computer after installation.

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2. Click on “Tranfser” option and Connect your iPhone to your computer with a USB cable.

3. On the left column of the primary window, choose the “Contacts” item under “Information” Menu. And soon you can get a new window for managing the contacts.

4. Choose the data you want from the listed contacts, and then click on the “Import” button and then choose the Outlook. And soon, you will get the contacts right after that.

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