Transfer Contacts from iPhone X/8/7/6S/6S+/6+/6/5S/5C/5/4S to Computer

If you are looking for the way to copy/transfer iPhone contacts to computer in a common format, you are at the place. Learn how it works below.

To manage the data on your device more effectively, you may want to transfer the data, namely contacts, from your iPhone 7/6S/6/5S/5C/5 to computer or sync contacts from iPhone to Gmail. Of course, you can back it up on the computer with iTunes, but you cannot use the backup files conveniently since it is in an unusual format. So, what can you do about it?

Well, you only need to find a powerful third-party iPhone contacts backup tool to help you. We here strongly recommend dr.fone – Phone Manager (iOS), which empowers you to move contacts on iPhone 7/6S/6+/6/5S/5C/5/4S/4 and contacts from the accounts, such as Gmail, Yahoo, iCloud and Exchange, to computer with ease. The contacts will be stored as a single vCard file or multiple vCard files, which is pretty convenient for you to move the contacts to Outlook, Gmail and so on.

Not only contacts but also music, photos, SMS, podcast, playlists, audiobook and more can be transferred to your computer. What’s more, dr.fone is perfectly compatible with iPhone 11, iPhone XS, iPhone XR, iPhone X, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 6S Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C and iPhone 5 and more that are based on iOS 13, iOS 12, iOS 11, iOS 10, iOS 9, iOS 8, iOS 7, iOS 6 or iOS 5. Hence, you never need to fret about the compatibility issue.

Are you ready? Let’s check how to use this wonderful tool – dr.fone-Transfer to transfer contacts from iPhone to the computer now.

Somebody may ask what should I do if I don’t have my iPhone handy. Don’t worry, click here to find it out -“Backup iPhone Contacts to Computer without iPhone

Step 1: Plug in your iPhone to the computer

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To begin with, download dr.fone on your computer. After it, double-click the icon on the desktop to install this tool. When the installation is over, run it to pop up the main interface, choose “Transfer” function. Then plug in your iPhone to the computer via a USB cable. Once detected, your iPhone will be shown in the main interface.

Step 2: Copy iPhone contacts to computer

To move contacts, you have to click the “Contacts” in the left sidebar to reveal the contacts on your iPhone and accounts, such as Exchange, Yahoo and iCloud. In the contact prompt, select the contacts you want to transfer to the computer. Hit “Export“. You can decide to export all contacts or selected contacts. Next, according to your preference, click “to vCard File” or “to CSV File“. Then the file browser window will appear. Check your computer to find a place to put the exported contacts.

Plus, you are able to transfer contacts to Window Live Mail, Windows Address Book and Outlook Express (Outlook 2003/2007/2010/2013).

If you prefer to copy contacts from Exchange, iCloud, Gmail, or Yahoo to your computer, remember to log in the accounts on your iPhone first. Then back to your iPhone, click “Setting“, “Mail, Contacts, Calendar“, finally “Add Account…“.

Wonderful! Wonderful! You have successfully transferred contacts from your iPhone XS/XR/X/8/7/6S/6S+/6+/6/5S/5C/5/4S/4/3GS to the computer. Quite easy, right?

So why not just download dr.fone now?

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