How To Transfer Your Contacts from iCloud to Google Contacts Chad Kirchner09/28/2013 Does all the talk about the iPhone 5s and iOS 7 have you down? Maybe you were expecting more out of the new iPhone and now wish you could switch to Android? Part of making the switch to Android is making sure all of your contacts arrive in one piece. It is extremely easy to move your contacts from iCloud to Google Contacts so that they appear on your shiny new Android phone the moment you log in. Here’s how you do it! Note: Although these instructions are on a Mac, they should be identical on a Windows PC or Linux.Advertisement Access iCloud Contacts Visit iCloud.com and log in with your Apple ID. Advertisement After logging in, choose the Contacts option to show your contacts.Advertisement Export the Contacts Select the first contact in your list. Then hold down the shift key and select the last contact on your list. This will select all the contacts on your list. Click the gear in the lower left-hand corner and select Export vCard… When the save window opens, save your file to someone on your computer you will remember. We recommend the Desktop.Advertisement Login to Google Contacts Head on over to Google Contacts and login. Click the More drop down and select Import…Advertisement Import the Contacts Advertisement A dialog box will appear describing what is about to happen. Click the Choose File box to continue. Select the backup file you saved earlier and choose open. Finally, click the Import button to begin importing the contacts. After a few seconds all of your contacts will appear in the My Contacts list in Google Contacts. The next time an Android phone or tablet is connected to the Google account, all of the contacts on this list will sync to the device. Thankfully both Apple and Google support the vCard standard for contacts which makes it incredibly easy to move from one ecosystem to another. Also, doing it yourself can save you a transfer fee at a local cell phone retailer, as some have been known to charge. Good luck and happy transferring!