VCF, short for vCard file, is an important source of contacts that have been saved onto the computer. It is a widely-used file format dedicated to the contact storage on the computer. VCF (.vcf) usually includes the general contact information, like name, company, job title, email, phone number, address, etc. Over the period of time, it is very important to note that different techniques have been developed that are also versatile in nature to assure that the vCard files are transferred to different mobile phones/tablets, including iOS, Android and even S60 Nokia devices. This tutorial is all about transferring vCard or contact files to iPad or iPhone to make sure that they are utilized in a manner the user requires without any issue or problem.
TunesGo iPhone Transfer is undoubtedly one of the best programs that have been developed by Wondershare to transfer contacts, music, photos, videos, SMS and more on Android and iOS devices. It helps you to transfer files from iPhone to PC or PC to iPhone or between any iDevices. This iPhone Transfer tool is able to transfer all types of files of iPhone to any other device, including the VCF contacts to iPhone transfer. There are so many advantages of using this awesome tech piece and some of the advantages are as follows:
Step 1 Download and install the iPhone Transfer tool to help you transfer VCF contacts to iPhone. Then connect your iPhone with PC using a USB cable. This iPhone VCF Transfer tool will automatically detect the device.
Step 2 Click Information at the top of the main interface, you will go to Contacts > Local window by default. And then click Import > "from VCard File" on the top menu.
Step 3 A window will pop up, click Browse to find and select the import file on your computer, and click Open to load the file, then click OK to start importing contacts to iPhone.
Importing VCF contacts to iPhone via iCloud is probably the best and the easiest method to transfer vcf contacts to iPhone online and uses them anywhere anytime later. With this method, you don’t need to install any software to backup the vcards or no need to install any third party software.
Following are the steps which you can follow to import VCF to iPhone via iCloud.
Step 1 To import vCard to iPhone via iCloud, first of all, you need to visit Setting of iPhone and click on iCloud option in the Setting. Please make sure that tab with name Contacts is turned on to go on the next screen. Then click on “Merge”, it will merge your contacts with iCloud.
Step 2 Then visit www.icloud.com and enter your login details and hit enter.
Step 3 Once you have logged in the iCloud, then click the contacts after logging in iCloud. Then choose the vCard (.vcf file) from your computer, and click “Open”.
Then the vCard contacts will be added to your iCloud Contacts automatically. Then you just succeed to import vCard contacts to iPhone, so go to your iPhone Address Book to check the contacts.
You can edit the contacts information, add new contacts to the iCloud, or delete the repeated contacts by left-clicking the contact and tapping on “Delete” from the “Setting” button, all the changes of contacts will be reflected on your iPhone contacts too.
Step 1 Once the vCard file is saved onto the system, then you visit any of email service which you are using such as Gmail, Yahoo or any other one. We are going to discuss as example that a user is using Gmail as their email ID. Open this email ID on the device on which you want to access your vCard. The email will appear as follows:
Step 2 Once you have tapped on the vCard file, then the following will appear and this means that you have opened your vCard on your iPhone.
In other words, it can also be called as editing the VCF file according to your requirement. If you want to edit your vcf file to make it perfect according to your requirements, then you can follow the following steps.
Step 1 To edit your vCard, first of all you need a vCard to XLS utility to do it. You can download these utilities from any website. There are so many websites available over the internet to do it.
Step 2 Once you have downloaded and installed it, open it on your system.
Step 3 After opening it, a prompt window will open and in this window you need to click OK button.
Step 4 Now here you have to select the .vcf or vCard file which they want to edit. Locate the file in this window and click Open.
Step 5 After selecting the file, you need to export the file by going in Menu> Export. You need to change the name this file and save this file as .CSV(comma delimited)
Step 6 Using the email methodology that has been explained above the you can then transfer the edited file to the iPhone with the help of the email. The contacts can then be opened and viewed as per the procedure that has been mentioned at the start of this tutorial.