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 Retro - iOS Transfer is undoubtedly one of the best programs that have been developed by Wondershare to export data form iPhone and iPad. It helps you to transfer files from iPhone to PC or PC to iPhone or between any iDevices. It is able to transfer all types of files of iPhone to any other device. There are so many advantages of using this awesome tech piece and some of the advantages are as follows:
Step 1 Download TunesGo Retro from the following provided link and install it on your computer.
Step 2 After downloading and installing TunesGo Retro, connect your iPhone with PC using a USB cable, then TunesGo Retro will automatically detect the device.
Step 3 Click Contacts on the left side of the TunesGo Retro and then click "Import/Export" > "Import contacts from computer" > "from vCard file" on the top-left corner.
Step 4 A window will pop up to prompt you to select the vCard file from computer, select the right VCF and click Open to start importing contacts to iPhone.
Emailing contacts to iPhone is probably the best and the easiest method to save your contacts online and uses them anywhere anytime later. With this method, users don’t need to install any software to backup the vcards or no need to install any third party software. Emailing vCard is the best to save and share vCard because you can send and save them online to use anytime anywhere, you can access them from the email.
Following are the steps which you can follow to email your vCard to iPhone.
Step 1 To email vCard to iPhone, first of all, users need to visit Setting of iPhone and click on iCloud option in the Setting.
Step 2 Users need to 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 3 Then visit www.icloud.com and enter your login details and hit enter.
Step 4 Once you have logged in the iCloud, then click the contacts after logging in iCloud.
Step 5 Finally click the Setting button in the bottom of iCloud window. When you will click it, then you can see option of “Export vCard”. Click it, then you can find your vCard where you have saved it.
Step 1 Once the vCard file is saved onto the system, then users 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 the requirement of the users. 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 users 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, users 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 user 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.