Guide on transfering contacts from Apple iPhone 4 to Sony Ericsson Xperia X10
What you need
Apple iPhone 4, Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 and a PhoneCopy account
Transfer contacts from your Apple iPhone 4 to the cloud server
Run the Apple AppStore on your Apple iPhone 4 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 4 to backup your data to PhoneCopy server
And now it's time to transfer contacts to your Sony Ericsson Xperia X10
Android is a recent platform which is gaining popularity very quickly. However as it is very new, it has a few shortocomings. These are being updated slowly, but steadily. You need an Android phone version 2.2 (Froyo and higer e.q. 2.2.1, 2.2.2), 2.3 (Gingerbread and higher e.q. 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 or 4.2 (Jelly Bean) include tablets. Let us just remind you, that for now PhoneCopy for Android only transfers contacts.
First, download PhoneCopy for Android (VERSION 2.2 and higher ONLY) to your phone. It's free. Install it and then follow these steps.
Type your Phonecopy username and password. If you do not have any contacts in your Android phone yet, you can choose "Server >> this device" synchronization direction. If unsure, it's always safe to choose "Combine both".
Now you can start the first synchronization. You will see a red button "Agree and continue", what you presss . Now, you see the synchronization.
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 eq. iPhone, other Nokia, SonyEricsson, Samsung, LG etc). Always 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.