Yahoo, which owns a powerful mail system, becomes a part of your life, right? Syncing your Yahoo contacts to your iPhone is probably a must-do action so that you can get the full personal info on your iPhone anytime. In this article, we're going to tell you how to sync Yahoo contacts with iPhone easily.
Before syncing Yahoo account, you need to firstly set up your Yahoo email account on your iPhone. If you haven't done it yet, do so. Once you've done it, to sync Yahoo contacts with iPhone, you can take the following steps.
Step 1 Tap Settings on your iPhone to enter setting screen. Tap Mail, Contacts, Calendars.
Step 2 Tap Add Account and choose YAHOO!.
Step 3 Fill in your Yahoo account information, including name, email, password and description.
Step 4 Tap Next and then turn on Contacts and Calendars. Tap Save.
Step 5 That’s the way to sync Yahoo calendars and contacts with iPhone.
With the above steps, syncing between the two accounts is set up. Any addresses you add to your Yahoo Address Book, or changes you make to existing contacts, will automatically be added to your iPhone. But the changes aren't synced instantly but in minutes.
If you turn off syncing, just move the Contacts slider to Off/White. This deletes your Yahoo Address Book contacts from your iPhone, but the previous changes you made while they were synced are still preserved in your Yahoo account.
With the above method, if you turn off syncing, you will lose the contacts on your iPhone, meanwhile, the sync process will request a network. If you want to sync your Yahoo contacts to your PC for backup or sync Yahoo contacts to local iPhone contacts so that you can merge Yahoo contacts with local contacts, then we recommend you a easy-to-use tool - Wondershare TunesGo. With TunesGo, you can merge the duplicate contacts as well as edit your contacts more conveniently.
As prerequisites, you need to download, install and launch TunesGo on your computer and then connect your iPhone with the computer. And also you have built Yahoo email account on your iPhone.
Go to Information > Contacts > Yahoo!, select the contacts you want to sync to your PC, and click Export from the tool menu, and then select one file type you want to export: to Vcard File, to CSV File, to Windows Address Book or to Outlook 2010/2013/2016. That's it, you can simply sync Yahoo contacts to your computer soon. If you want to sync these Yahoo contacts to your iPhone to get quick access on the go, then you can sync Yahoo contacts to iPhone from your PC soon.
Go to Information > Contacts > Local, then click Import from the top menu and select one file type you want to import from the drop down list: from Vcard File, from CSV File, from Windows Address Book, from Outlook 2010/2013/2016. After that, a new 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.
TunesGo provides bonus features to you which make contact managment and transfer easy and fast.
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