How can I sync or transfer contacts from iPhone to Mac? I just got a new Mac. My iPhone contacts are extensive and complete. And I want to import my iPhone contacts to my Mac, is there a better way to download contacts from iPhone to Mac? Do I need to import them into Address Book? I don't know what to do. Who can help me?- A question from an iPhone user.
Many iPhone users may not know how to export contacts from iPhone to Mac. Transferring iPhone contacts to Mac is an ideal way to back up contacts. So that you'll never worry about suddenly losing contacts from iPhone without any backup. After the introduction of how to transfer data from iPhone to iPhone, today, let’s discuss how to transfer iPhone contacts to Mac. For more detailed information, please read on:
This method requires you to have an iCloud account, so if you don’t have iCloud account, please create a new one before syncing contacts from iPhone to Mac via iCloud.
Step 1. Connect your iPhone with Wi-Fi, tap Settings > iCloud on your iPhone. Sign in with your Apple ID and make sure that Contacts is on. If not, please wipe the button for Contacts to ON.
Step 2. Transfer your iPhone contacts to Mac
Option 1. Save iPhone contacts to Mac as a vCard file: Open a web browser on Mac and visit iCloud.com. Sign in with your Apple ID. Click Contacts icon and then click the settings icon at the bottom left and select Export vCard. Then all your iPhone contacts will be saved to Mac as a vCard file.
Option 2. Save iPhone contacts to Mac Address book: Set up iCloud and enable your iCloud account on your Mac. Click the little apple icon on the top left of your Mac, choose System Preferences, click iCloud, and select Contacts (Address book) you want to enable. Then you will see all the iPhone contacts are synced to your Mac Address book.
Many users complain that using iCloud to sync contacts from iPhone to Mac is complex and not easy to operate. So here we will recommend you how to save contacts directly from iPhone to Mac. The following are the steps for how to do it.
Step 1. Install Cisdem iPhoneRecovery on Mac. Download and install Cisdem iPhoneRecovery on Mac. It is the tool that will help you save contacts from iPhone to Mac directly. Launch it on your Mac and connect your iPhone with your Mac via the USB cable. Choose “Recover from iOS Device”.
Step 2. Scan your iPhone. Click Start Scan button to scan your iPhone, and this iPhone data recovery will scan all files on your iPhone. Just wait for a while untile it finishes scanning.
Step 3. Preview and export iPhone contacts to Mac. You will see all files are listed in categories. Choose contacts item to preview and check the list one by one, then select those you want and click "Recover" to export your contacts to Mac. And then all your iPhone contacts will be saved on your Mac directly.
Step 4. Transfer contacts to Mac Address Book (Optional). Open your Mac Address Book and click File>New Group. Name the new group, select the Address Book group you want to import your contacts into, then choose File>Import, and select your .csv files to import. Then you have successfully transferred iPhone contacts to Mac Address Book.
AirDrop is a method of transferring files wirelessly from one device to another device. It uses Bluetooth to create a peer-to-peer Wi-Fi network between the devices. Each device creates a firewall around the connection and files are sent encrypted, which actually makes it safer than transferring via email. It is also supported on Macs running OS X Lion or later. Follow below steps to transfer contacts from iPhone to Mac using AirDrop.
If AirDrop on the receiving device is set up to receive items from contacts only, make sure that both devices are signed in to iCloud. Also make sure that phone numbers associated with your Apple ID is in the Contacts app of the receiving device.
The experience of losing important videos is not rare to iPhone user. But it is very easy to recover deleted videos from iPhone. Just follow this article to recover all your important videos from your iPhone.
iOS 10, has become the newest operating system for iOS devices like the iPhone and the iPad, featuring optimization and performance enhancements and new features like improved Siri responses and better search tools. However, it also has certain drawbacks that can cause data loss. You can lose your important contacts, messages, reminders, and other files when you upgrade your device to iOS 10. How to recover lost files from iOS 10 devices?
To update iOS 10 is a must-be action. And you have to use a data recovery for iOS devices to backup your data before upgrading to iOS 10.
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