I’m guessing that you just got an iPhone and you are looking for a way to get those contacts that were saved on your previous Android phone through Gmail on your iPhone. Fine, I must have guessed wrong, but whatsoever reason, you have always loved the idea about saving your contacts on your gmail address because it is more secured because of sim card theft.
On Android devices, once you log in with your gmail account and set the function to “Sync Contacts”, it automatically uploads all the contacts that have been saved to the gmail account to the phone, no matter what. It’s so easy to do that on Android but not easy to get all those contacts uploaded to iPhone without help from someone or us. Since we are all used to learning new things on this blog, let’s get started with this tutorial as soon as possible.
How to sync your Gmail contacts to your iPhone
Go to the iPhone Settings > Passwords & Accounts > Add Account > Other > Add CardDAV Account (CONTACTS). On the next window, you should see a form that needs filling, fill it as follows;
- Server: Google.com
- Username: Your email address, e.g firstname.lastname@example.org
- Password: Your email password
- Description: Personal Contacts
After doing all that, simply click Next and it should login and check your iPhone’s contacts, you will see all the contacts saved on your email appear on your contact list. Have you learnt how to take a screenshot on iPhone? If not, read this tutorial and learn how to take a screenshot with any iPhone – How to take screenshot on iPhone.