When you jump from Android device to iPhone, you don't have to worry about the data transfer problem too much since the transfer process is not that difficult. But if you are a new member of Android and still feel confused about transferring files to your Android device, you should give a close look at the article we are going to present you today.
Assume you get a brand new HTC One M9 and you may find it tricky to get the iPhone contacts transferred to it since the contacts are kind of stuck in iPhone and iTunes or iCloud. Several tips or professional third party are needed if you want to complete the process. Just like Android device has Google account to backup the contacts, iCloud is where Apple device saves the contacts. So in Part one, we are going to show you how to manually transfer the iCloud contacts to HTC One M9 while part two is about getting iCloud contacts to HTC One M9 directly with a professional tool.
Part 1. Transfer iCloud contacts to HTC One M9 manually
This manual method to transfer iCloud contacts only requires a computer and a web browser. But the steps are not so simple to take. Follow the steps below:
- Step 1. Type in iCloud.com at the web browser.
- Step 2. Sign in iCloud with your Apple ID and password.
- Step 3. Go with the option contacts.
- Step 4. Locate Settings icon on the left bottom side.
- Step 5. Click the option Export vCard…and select the destination you want to keep the files.
- Step 6. In the browser, type in the address Google.com/contacts and sign in with your Google account.
- Step 7. Hit More option and then Import.
- Step 8. Choose the vCard file you just exported from iCloud to your computer.
- Step 9. Google will start to transfer the contacts to your HTC One M9.
If you haven't enabled your Google Account to sync the contacts, you can go to Settings, Accounts and then enable your Google account. After that, your People app will be simultaneously synced with the iPhone contacts. So what do you think about this method? If you feel puzzled about transferring contacts from iCloud to HTC One M9 due to the complicated steps, go and check part two.
Part 2. Transfer iCloud contacts to HTC One M9 directly with dr.fone – Backup&Restore
If you want to skip the complicated steps of the method in part 1 and are wondering if there is a more direct way to make the iCloud contacts transfer, then we can tell you for sure that you need to turn to a professional tool. In this part, we will recommend a useful tool named dr.fone – Android Backup&Restore, one specifically designed program to get the iCloud files transferred to your HTC One M9 or other smartphones without efforts.
Now let's first focus on the features of this program – dr.fone – Backup & Restore (Android):
- 1. Enable you to transfer iCloud contacts to Android devices including your HTC One M9 directly;
- 2. The whole transferring is very simple and convenient with no data loss at all;
- 3. Perfectly support almost all kinds of Android device running Android 4.2 or above.
Now let's move to the most important part. We will guide you through the whole transferring process. And you can be quite relieved since only four easy steps are required to sync iCloud contacts to your HTC One M9. Go ahead reading：
Step 1. Get dr.fone installed on your computer.
You can see the download button below. Hit it to download dr.fone on your computer and then follow the prompts to install it. After installation, run it immediately. Then you have to connect your HTC One M9 to your computer with a USB cable. After that, please click “Backup & Restore” and then “Restore”.
Step 2. Log in your iCloud account.
On the left side, please go with “Restore from iCloud Backup”. Here you have to log in your iCloud account. Just fill in your account without extra concerns about the security of your personal information. Because dr.fone won't collect any of your private information, so you can feel quite safe regarding the security of your iCloud account. Once you log in, you are allowed to get the iCloud backup file with the needed contacts downloaded as you wish.
If you have already turned on the two-factor authentication for your iCloud account, a verification code will be sent to your phone. Enter the verification code on dr.fone and click Verify.
Note: Before you try to log in your iCloud account, you have to ensure that you have backup the contacts of your iOS device to iCloud previously. In order to do that, go to Settings of your device, hit Backup and then enable the option iCloud Backup and click Back Up Now after that.
Step 3. Get the iCloud Backup File downloaded to your computer.
When you successfully log in your iCloud account, you will find all the current iCloud backup files listing on the left side of the main interface. Pick the backup file with the needed contacts you prepare to transfer to your HTC One M9 and then click “Download”.
Step 4. Copy the iCloud contacts to your HTC One M9
When you are done downloading the iCloud backup file, dr.fone – Android Backup and Restore will start to get all the contacts out of the iCloud backup file automatically. All you have to do is to tick the contacts option in the center of the interface and then click the button – Restore to Device.