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4 Ways to Sync iPhone Contacts Messages to Samsung Galaxy Note 9

After getting your new phone, the first thing to do is to sync data from your old device to the new one. Even though you don't need music, videos, photos from old phone, I bet contacts and messages are mean someting to you. You may don't want to lose them since they are significant for your daily life. After all, the basic function for a smartphone is making phone calls and texting. But how to transfer all contacts and messages from your old device to your new Samsung Galaxy Note 9? You may know many ways, but we are going to share some simply ways. It's time consuming to transfer data without right solutions. Especially, it's a little bit more complicated when you used to be an iOS user. This tutorial is here to introduce you several more efficient methods. Now let's move forward.


Solution 1: 1-click sync all contacts/messages from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy Note 9

It would be time consuming and tired if you chose to transfer item one by one. The truth is that there is an ultimate transfer option out there that only needs a few clicks to transfer all data from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy Note 9. The name is Syncios Data Transfer, the only app you need to move data from one phone to another with 1 click.

Step 1: Free download and install Syncios Data Transfer.

Run the program after installation. To transfer contacts and messages from iPhone to the new Samsung Galaxy Note 9 directly, navigate to Transfer module, and click on it.

Then connect both of your iPhone and new Galaxy Note 9 to computer with USB cables or via WiFi when the internet connection is stable. You should enable USB debugging mode on Galaxy Note 9 to allow Syncios to connect it. And click on Trust on iPhone device to authorize computer connection. Check your phone screen when connecting in case any pop-up message shows up.

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Step 2: Select contacts/messages to transfer

After both phones being connected successfully, Syncios Data Transfer would load all your data on the source device automatically. So make sure your iPhone is located on the left as the source device while the Samsung Note 9 is on the right as the target device. If not, you can exchange their positions by clicking Flip button.

Then click on next to move on. Select Contacts and Messages options on the content box, and wait for data loading. If you are done, you are able to start the transfer process. After a while, all contacts and messages would be transferred from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy Note 9 successfully.

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copy iPhone data to Samsung Galaxy Note 9

Please take note that if there are massive data on your iPhone, it might take a little bit long to load contents on your device, it's normal, please be patient.


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Solution 2: Transfer contacts/messages to Samsung Galaxy Note 9 from iTunes backup

Syncios Data Transfer in fact owns four modes regarding data transferring. It also enables you restore contents from iTunes backup. Thus you can retrieve contacts and messages from iTunes backup if your iPhone is no longer available but you've backed up it using iTunes.

Step 1: Run Syncios Data Transfer and Connect Phones.

Run Syncios Data Transfer, and select Restore mode this time. Then tap iTunes Backup. And connect you new Galaxy Note 9 to computer with USB cables or via WiFi when the internet connection is stable.

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The USB debugging mode on Galaxy Note 9 should be enabled. And click on Trust on iPhone device to authorize computer connection. Check your phone screen when connecting in case any pop-up message shows up.

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Step 2: Select contacts/messages to transfer

The program would directly detect all iTunes backups on your computer and allows you to restore the data to device. After selecting one iTunes backup, click on Next to move on. Then tick off Contacts and Messages options on the content box. After data loading, you can start the transfer process. After a while, all contacts and messages from iTunes backup would be transferred from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy Note 9 successfully.

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Solution 3: Transfer contacts/messages to Samsung Galaxy Note 9 from iCloud backup

Retrieving data from iCloud backup files would be another functions of Syncios Data Transfer. Thus you can retrieve contacts and messages from iCloud backup if your iPhone is no longer available but you've backed up it using iCloud.

Step 1: Run Syncios Data Transfer and Connect Phones.

Run Syncios Data Transfer, and choose Restore > iCloud Backup. Then connect your new Galaxy Note 9 to computer with USB cables or via WiFi when the internet connection is stable.

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Still, remember to make sure the USB debugging mode on Galaxy Note 9 is enabled. And click on Trust on iPhone device to authorize computer connection. Check your phone screen when connecting in case any pop-up message shows up.

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Step 2: Download iCloud backups to transfer

You may need to download iCloud backups if it's your first time to restore iCloud backup using Syncios. You'll see a pop-up window which requires you to log in with your Apple account.

After logging in with the right Apple ID, you'll see a list of your iCloud backups. Choose one backup to download (If there is an error when sign in iCloud, please follow here to fix it). After downloading, click on Next to move on.

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Step 3: Select contacts/messages to transfer

Step 4 Choose contents you need like Contacts and Messages from content box. Finally, start the transfer process to sync contacts and messages from iCloud backup files to your Samsung Galaxy Note 9 simply.

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Solution 4: Transfer iPhone contacts/messages to Samsung Galaxy Note 9 via Samsung Smart Switch

Samsung Smart Switch is what Samsung company published for transferring data when switching to Samsung phones. And there are three smart switch options for you to choose, USB Cable, Wi-Fi or computer. By the way, the Smart Switch also transfers the contacts and messages from iCloud, not from iPhone.

Step 1 Firstly, run Smart Switch on Samsung Device after installation from Google Play. After running this program on Note 9 and touch WIRELESS on the primary page. Next, tap on RECEIVE and choose iOS.

Step 2 Log in your Apple ID then select contents you want and then touch IMPORT to copy data from iOS to Samsung Galaxy Note 9.

select iPhone contents to transfer

Step 3 If you want to transfer data with USB cable. You need to prepare an iOS cable and a Micro USB to USB adapter (OTG cable). Run Smart Switch on Samsung Galaxy Note 9 and then touch USB CABLE. Then connect the two devices using the old iPhone's USB cable and the USB-OTG adapter that came with your Samsung Galaxy Note 9

Step 4 Tap Trust then touch Next to continue. Select the contents then click on TRANSFER to start transferring data from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy Note 9.

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The End: All simple methods to transfer contacts from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy Note 9 are introduced above. You are able to transfer contacts and messages from old iPhone to new Samsung Galaxy Note 9, retrieve contacts and messages from iTunes or iCloud backup with one tool - Syncios Data Transfer. Why not have a free try!


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