You need to export your contacts to transfer them or simply save them. In this short guide we will explain how to export your iPhone contacts to an Android smartphone, PC or Mac.
Method 1: export contacts from iPhone (vCard / CSV / Excel)
This method does not imply the use of an iPhone data transfer software, for that go below method 2.
- An iPhone with an iCloud account
- A computer with internet access
See you in the Settings > At the top of the settings, type the poster your name > iCloud and make sure that Contacts is good activ.
On your PC or Mac computer open an internet browser (Safari, Firefox or Chrome) and go to icloud.com.
Enter the email used for your iCloud / AppStore account then your password and go to the app Contacts, still on your browser.
At the bottom left click on the small gear wheel then click on Select all > Export a vCard
A .vcf file will then be automatically downloaded, it contains all of your contacts.
Now you just need to send this .vcf file by email for example to the new iPhone or an Android smartphone. When you open the file, you will be asked to import the contacts to the new device. And it works the same way for a Windows computer or PC, just open the file.
Method 2: transfer your contacts to any iPhone, Android, PC or Mac device
There are many ways to export and import iPhone contacts, here we will offer you a simple method of managing this manipulation using free software compatible with Windows and Mac.
Download EaseUS MobiMover software for your Windows PC or Mac. Then launch the software on your computer. Remember to connect your iPhone via USB to your computer.
First choose the operation to be carried out. Transfer from your computer an iPhone. From an iPhone to a computer, finally from an iPhone to an iPhone.
Select the location where you want to export the contacts to the computer then uncheck Photo, Audio, Video and in Plus, select only Contacts then click on Transfer.
You must now deactivate the synchronization of contacts with iCloud, for this on your iPhone, go to Settings > At the top of the settings, type the poster your name > iCloud and make sure that Contacts is good deactivate then click on Carry on on the software from your computer.
The contacts have now been compiled into a .vcf file that you can share by email and import to any device. You have to renew the operation if you want to export your contacts to another iPhone this time.