How to Transfer Contacts from Mac to iPhone

By Emily Watson, Sunday, Jan 18, 2015

"Is there a straightforward way to sync only the contacts on my MacBook Pro with my new iPhone 6? Thank you."

iPhone users may want to transfer contacts from Mac to iPhone when they get a new iPhone or lose iPhone contacts while they have contacts stored on Mac. This article will explain how to import contacts from Mac to iPhone with FonePaw iOS Transfer.

FonePaw iOS Transfer empowers you import contacts from a single or multiple VCF file(s) and a CSV file on Mac to iPhone easily. It also supports transferring music, photos, videos, movies etc. from Mac to iPhone. By the way, this program works well on all models of iPhone, iPad and iPod.

Download the trial version of the program and follow the tutorial below to copy contacts from Mac to iPhone.

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How to Import Contacts from Mac to iPhone

1. Connect iPhone to Mac

Download, install and start the program on your Mac. Then, connect iPhone to Mac with the USB cord. The program will recognize the device instantly and a user interface is going to pop up displaying the device on the main window.

Run iOS Transfer (Mac)

2. Transfer Contacts from Mac to iPhone

Click "Contacts" in the left sidebar of the program. Then, click "Import/Export" > "Import Contacts From vCard File" or "Import Contacts From CSV File". When the small file browser window appears, chooses your wanted VCF file(s), CSV file on your Mac. Click "Open" to start to import contacts from Mac to iPhone.

Transfer Contacts from Mac to iPhone

What else FonePaw iOS Transfer can do for you to manage iPhone contacts:
• Export contacts to any Mac with universal export format – multiple or single vCards, CSV for spreadsheet applications;
Backup and restore iPhone contacts with one click;
• Edit iPhone contacts information from your desktop;
• Merge duplicate contacts.
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