Before going to reset your iPhone, it is mandatory to backup your entire data. If you are planning to switch to new device then first backup your data including the entire contact list because the gallery and the contacts app are your most important assets and it is madness to lose your assets. Now you have switched to new iPhone so it is the time to get back your entire address book. You can import contacts to iPhone through variety of methods. Here we will share top 8 ways on how to import contacts from and to iPhone, and you can select the best one according to your needs.

Part 1: How to Import Contacts from iPhone to iPhone

In order to get back your contact list from your old iPhone to new iPhone then you can do it through some ways. But if you want to get them back safely and securely, then one of the best options is to use MobileTrans for Mac (or MobileTrans for Windows). It is an advanced data transferring tool through which users are allowed to safely transfer their iPhone data between different devices.

You are only a click away from transferring your data including the entire address book. There are different modes of transferring your data, select the best one according to your needs and enjoy the safe and secure transfer. The software is also capable of transferring all your complete data in its original form. Any data type can be restored without encountering any problems whatsoever from iTunes backup or iCloud. All you have to do is to get this software.

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Key Features of Phone Transfer:

  • Transfers all of your data from phone to phone and keeps it original.
  • Transfers iTunes backup to your phone.
  • Restores data from phone transfer.
  • Retrieves data from iCloud backup.

Steps to Import Contacts to iPhone from iPhone

Step 1: Launch the transfer tool

First download and install the Phone Transfer on your Mac. After a successful installation, launch the software to begin the process.

Step 2: Select phone to phone transfer mode

Now you will see the "Phone to Phone Transfer" tab in the main interface of the program. Now connect your both iPhones through data cable with your Mac. After a successful connection, the program will start to scan your source device.

Step 3: Start importing contacts to iPhone

Now select the contacts to transfer from phone to phone and click "Start Copy" button to start the process of contacts transfer.

Part 2: How to Import Contacts from iPhone to Computer

MobileTrans for Mac (or MobileTrans for Windows) is also the best way for importing contacts from iPhone to computer. It allows you to backup contacts with name, number, email address, WhatsApp number and much more to your computer losslessly.

Steps to Import iPhone Contacts to Computer

Step 1: Open backup mode

Launch the Phone Transfer on your Mac or PC. And click "Backup Your Phone" option.

Step 2: Connect iPhone to computer

Now connect your device with computer through a USB cable. The phone transfer will detect your device and show the details of your phone in the program main interface.

Step 3: Importing iPhone contacts to computer

Mark "Contacts" and click "Start Copy" to start importing your contacts from iPhone to computer Mac or PC.

Part 3: How to Import Contacts from PC to iPhone

If you have backed up your complete contact list to your PC then in order to transfer your contacts from PC to iPhone, there is simple step to follow. You can transfer your contacts from PC to iPhone through iTunes. So here is the step-by-step guide through which you can transfer your contacts from PC to iPhone with ease.

Step 1

The first step which you have to do is to connect your device with your computer. iTunes will be launched automatically on your computer. Wait for a minute otherwise open iTunes by clicking on its icon.

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Step 2

Now select your device by clicking on it. You will find your device on the top left side of the window.

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Step 3

Now click on the "Info" tab.

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Step 4

Mark "Sync contacts with" and select your PC from the drop down menu.

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Step 5

Now click apply to get contacts from computer to iPhone.

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Part 4: How to Import Contacts from iPhone to iTunes

Importing contacts from iPhone to iTunes is easy. In order to do so, here is the step-by-step guide to help you in importing your contacts from iPhone to iTunes.

Step 1

The first step which is required to take is to connect your device with your PC. iTunes will be launched automatically, if not then open it by clicking the iTunes icon on your computer.

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Step 2

Now select your device by clicking on it. You can see your device on the top left side of the window.

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Step 3

Now click "Backup now" in the "Summary" section. iTunes will start creating a backup of your device including your contact numbers. The process will take few minutes to complete the backup of your contacts.

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Part 5: How to Import Contacts to iPhone from Gmail

If you are going to import your contacts from Gmail to iPhone then the following step-by-step guide will surely help you in this regard. The process is easy to follow so do it accordingly.

Step 1

The first step which is required to take is to open the "Settings" app.

Step 2

Now tap on "Mail, Contacts, Calendars".

Step 3

Now tap on "Add Account".

Step 4

Now select the "Microsoft Exchange" from the email clients list.

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Step 5

Leave the Domain field empty. Enter your Gmail address in Username and your Gmail password in the password field. Also in the server field write, google.com. Now tap on "Next".

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Step 6

Now enable the contacts. After enabling you will be asked to "Delete Existing Contacts" so click "OK" to delete.

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Step 7

Now start importing your contacts to iPhone by enabling the "Push" button.

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Part 6: How to Import Contacts to iPhone from CSV

In order to import contacts to iPhone from a CSV file then below is the step-by-step guide to help you in this regard. First, learn how to import your contacts from computer to Outlook Contacts folder and then learn to sync contacts from Outlook to iPhone.

Step 1

First, open Outlook.

Step 2

Now click "File" menu, click "Open", select "Import" and click "Next".

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Step 3

Choose "Comma Separated Values" from the "Import a file" window and click "Next".

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Step 4

Now in order to import contacts file in CSV format, click "Browse" then click "Next" and in the end click "Finish". This process will import your contacts from computer to Outlook Contacts folder.

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Step 5

Now launch iTunes on your computer and connect your device with computer with the help of data cable.

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Step 6

Now click on your device and from the summary page, click the "Info" tab. Mark the sync contacts with and select "Outlook" from the drop down menu. Now click "All Contacts" and click "Apply" to start sync Outlook contacts to iPhone.

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Part 7: How to Import Contacts to iPhone from VCF

If you have saved your contact list in your PC as a VCF file and want to import those contacts to iPhone then here is the step-by-step guide to do so.

Step 1

The first step which is required to do is to make sure that your contacts are saved in a VCF file in your PC.

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Step 2

Now email the VCard file to your own email address from your computer.

import contacts to iphone from vcf

Step 3

Now receive that VCF file in your iPhone mail box. Download the file and open it.

Step 4

Now tap on "Add all contacts" to import your contacts to iPhone.

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Part 8: How to Import Contacts to iPhone from Facebook

In order to import contacts to iPhone from Facebook then here is the step-by-step guide.

Step 1

The first step which is required to do is to open the "Settings" app.

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Step 2

Now select "Mail, Contacts, Calendar".

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Step 3

Now select "Import SIM Contacts".

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Step 4

Now tap on Facebook from different available options.

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Step 5

Now the process of importing contacts will start.

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After importing all of your contacts click "OK" to end the proceedings.

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