Transfer Contacts from iPhone or Android to Nokia Lumia Windows Phone 8

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If you have just switched from Android or iOS to Windows Phone, it is important to transfer all the contacts from the old phone to the new one. Using the steps provided in this tutorial, you can copy over the contact data without any hassle using Bluetooth. Read on the find out how.

Please note that this tutorial applies to the Nokia Lumia line only. It cannot be applied to HTC or Samsung phones.

1. Install the Transfer my Data app from the Nokia collection in the Store if you do not have it on your Windows Phone 8 device.

2. Launch the app from the list.

windows phone 8 transfer data

3. Turn on Bluetooth on both phones (Windows Phone 8 and Android), and then pair them together.

windows phone 8 pair blue tooth device

4. When the two devices are paired, a new Phone book request message shows up on the Android phone. Tap OK to allow.

android phone book request

5. Back to the Windows phone device, the app will show all the contacts that it can find. Tap the copy button at the bottom of the app to process.

windows phone 8 copy contacts

6. You will then be redirected to the process page which shows you the time remaining and how many contacts have been transferred.

windows phone 8 transfer contacts

7. When it is done, you will see a message like the one below. Just tap the Finish button to exit.

finish copy contact windows phone 8

8. Go to the People app to access all your copied contacts.

 

 

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