Two Ways to Transfer iPhone Contacts to vCard File (VCF)

vCard file is really very important to us. Why? We are able to effortlessly upload the VCF file to our Gmail, Outlook, and Yahoo mail once we transferred our iPhone contacts to vCard! In addition, we can also get our contacts easily by importing VCF (vCard) file to our iPhone if we get a new iPhone someday or even lose our iPhone by accident. In the article, I will show you how to transfer iPhone contacts to VCF in two ways.

Part 1: Transfer iPhone contacts to VCF in batch

You may need a third party iPhone contacts to vCard transfer tool to help you if you want to export contacts from your iPhone to vCard file in batch easily. I recommend you dr.fone – Phone Manager (iOS), which enables you to transfer contacts to VCF (vCard) simply. You can now download the free trial version below to have a try. The user guide is similar to the Windows version.

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Step 1: Launch iPhone Contacts to VCF Transfer

Please now install the iPhone Contacts to vCard program on your computer and then launch it. You need to make connecting between iPhone and PC via USB cable. Your iPhone should be detected and displayed on your computer automatically then. iTunes should be installed on your PC before the iPhone’s contacts to VCF transferring process.


Step 2: Transfer/export iPhone’s Contacts to VCF

Now you can copy our iPhone contacts to your vCard. You need to first click “Contacts” in the left column and then choose important contacts that you want to transfer from displayed contacts. Please click “Export” and then choose “to Vcard File” if you prefer to export the all selected contacts in its drop-down list.

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Then please find someplace to store the VCF (vCard) file all these steps, the tool starts to export the VCF (vCard) file. You ought to make sure your iPhone should be connected to your computer in the whole iPhone contacts to vCard transferring process.

Now you have already completed the iPhone contacts to VCF syncing process, isn’t it easy to complete? The tool dr.fone – iPhone Device Manager is fully compatible with iPhone XS, iPhone XR, iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5, iPhone 5C, iPhone 5S, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS.

Part 2: Without software, how to transfer iPhone Contacts to VCF (vCard) file

You can also move contacts from iPhone to VCF (vCard) directly without the help of some third-party programs. Firstly, please power on iPhone and then click “Contacts” to get the contacts that you expect to move in the contacts list. After clicking the contacts you expect to move, please click “Share Contact” and then tick “Email“. You can now send contacts to your email such as Gmail. After that, you just need to log in to your account to transfer the VCF files to your PC.

Here are two methods to transfer our iPhone contacts. You can figure out which one is more convenient. It is the first one, right? You can transfer your contacts to vCard directly on your PC. The second one can only let you transfer iPhone contacts one by one to Email instead of your PC! Now, just download the free trial version to experience the special iPhone contacts to VCF transferring process yourself! You can also refer to the above video tutorial about how to export iPhone contacts to vCard directly.

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