Guide on transfering contacts from Samsung Galaxy S II to Apple iPhone 4S
What you need
Samsung Galaxy S II, Apple iPhone 4S and a PhoneCopy account
Transfer contacts from your Samsung Galaxy S II to the cloud server
Android is a popular platform which is growing very quickly. You need an Android phone version 2.2 (Froyo and higer e.g. 2.2.1, 2.2.2), 2.3 (Gingerbread and higher e.g. 2.3.2, 2.3.3, 2.3.4, 2.3.5, 2.3.6, 2.3.7), 3.0.1 (Honeycomb and higher e.q. 3.1, 3.2, 3.2.1), 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwitch and higher 4.0.1, 4.0.2, 4.0.3), 4.1, 4.2 or 4.3 (Jelly Bean) and 4.4 (KitKat), including tablets. Let us just remind you, that for now PhoneCopy for Android only transfers contacts and SMS.
First, download PhoneCopy for Android to your phone. It's free. Install it and then follow these steps.
Create new PhoneCopy account and fill in information about you, then choose right synchronization direction (This device >> server). If you already had a PhoneCopy account, choose "Combine both" (this is always safer).
Now you can start the first synchronization. You will see a red button "Agree and continue", what you presss . Now, you see the synchronization.
Alternatively you can see the tutorial on YouTube here:
And now it's time to transfer contacts to your Apple iPhone 4S
Run the Apple AppStore on your Apple iPhone 4S and search for Phonecopy application, which you can download free of charge (we've been using version 1.02 in this tutorial). After downloading and installation, go through following steps.
Now you can start the first synchronization on your Apple iPhone 4S to retrieve all contacts from PhoneCopy server to Apple iPhone 4S.
If you want, you can see our video describing those steps on YouTube here:
Some additional tips
Just as a reminder, the contacts are carried via your mobile phone service provider, so you need to have data transfers activated for the service to work. If you you don't have a special data scheme, your carrier will charge you additional fees (during our testing, ca 500 contacts cost approximately 1,5 USD for all the data carried during a full syncronization, service provided by O2). Contact can be then transferred to another device eg. iPhone, other Nokia, SonyEricsson, Samsung, LG etc). You can edit your contacts in your online account. PhoneCopy is often used as a ultimate backup service, should you loose your phone or the stored data, or if you just run out of battery and you need to see your contacts online. Also, on your online account, you will see full history of your contacts, as well as the data that you've deleted in between the synchronizations. You can find them in an archvie from where you can restore them. And if this is still not enough of a backup for you, you can download a .CSV file, that you can store in your computer.
The whole backup, including the settings, can be done in several minutes and the service is completely free.