Want to transfer iPhone contacts to computer for backup or printing out, but don't want to sync to Google account? Get a new iPhone and now want to transfer contacts from computer to it? It's a piece of cake. The part below provides you with easy solutions to make it. Just read on.
The easiest way to copy iPhone contacts to computer is to ask help from a third-party tool. Wondershare TunesGo is an iPhone to computer transfer software that helps to copy all or selected contacts from iPhone to computer. The contacts can be save as a single or multiple vCard file(s), or a CSV file.
The key features about managing iPhone contacts:
• Export iPhone contacts to computer and save as vCard file(s) or a CSV file.
• Sync iPhone contacts to Outlook, Windows Address Book & Windows Live Mail.
• Add, edit iPhone contacts, and merge duplicate ones on the computer.
• Sync contacts from computer to iPhone in batches.
• Manage contacts in the phone memory, iCloud, Yahoo!, Hotmail, etc. easily.
In addition to these functions, it has a lot of other useful functions, you can manage your iOS devices without iTunes easier with TunesGo.
Step 1. Connect iPhone to computer and run the tool
After downloading, install the iPhone to computer contact transfer tool on the computer. Plug in a UBS cable to connect your iPhone to the computer.Once recognized, your iPhone shows up in the primary window.
Step 2. Sync iPhone contacts to computer
Click Information. This brings up all contact catelogories. Select one category, like On My iDevice or iCloud. Then, contacts in the category show up on the right.
Choose your wanted contacts and click Export. A drop-down list pops up. To save iPhone contacts to computer, you can choose or to CSV File or others. Then, browse your computer to find a location to save the exported contacts.
Note: With this iPhone to computer transfer tool, you can also export iPhone contacts to Outlook Express, Outlook 2003/2007/2010/2013, Windows Address Book and Windows Live Mail.
If you have synced contacts to iCloud or Gmail before, now you can easily get contacts back to your iPhone. Otherwise, you can use third party tool to import contacts from computer to iPhone. Here, I'm showing you how to Sync Gmail contacts to iPhone and how to use Wondershare TunesGo to import contacts from VCF/CSV file to iPhone.
Step 1. Open Google browser on the internet. Sign in your account and land Gmail page.
Step 2. On the left column, click Gmail > Contacts to show the contact control panel.
Step 3. Click More to show its pull-down menu. Choose Import…. In the pop-up dialog, click Choose File.
Step 4. Browse your computer to find the saved CSV or vCard file where contacts are saved. Then, click Open > Import to import your wanted contacts to Gmail.
2) Sync Google contacts to iPhone
Step 5. On your iPhone running iOS 5/6, tap Settings. Scroll down to find Mail, Contacts, Calendars. Tap Add Account and choose Google.
Step 6. Fill out your name, Email, password and description. (Turn on Wi-Fi network).
Step 7. Tap Next and turn on Contacts. Then, tap Save to sync Gmail contacts to iPhone. When the sync is finished, go to Contacts app and Google contacts will be right there.
Note: If your iPhone is running iOS 7, click here to learn how to sync Gmail contacts.
If you don't want to sync Gmail contacts and want an easier way, the Wondershare TunesGo is a good choice. It empowers you to import contacts from a single or multiple VCF file(s), a CSV file, Outlook, Windows Live Mail and Windows Address Book to iPhone effortlessly.
Step 1. Get your iPhone connected via a USB cable and run the tool
To get started, install this tool on your computer. After that, run it. Connect your iPhone with the computer via the USB cable coming with your iPhone. This tool will instantly detect your iPhone and then display its information in the left-side column of the primary window.
Step 2. Move contacts from computer to iPhone
Then, click Contacts in the left-side column to bring up the contact management window. Click Import. In the drop-down list, select from which you decide to import contacts. For example, you can choose from vCard file. When the small file browser window appears, chooses your wanted VCF file(s), CSV file. Then, import contacts from computer to iPhone.