How to Import VCF to iPhone
VCF, also known as vCard, is a widely-used file format for electronic business or personal card. A vCard file (.vcf) usually includes name, company, job title, email, phone number, address, etc. If you receive some vCard files on computer, and you need to import them to iPhone, what would you do? If you haven't found a suitable way to transfer VCF to iPhone, you can try the way introduced in this article.
What you need is FonePaw iOS Transfer, which makes it much easier for iPhone users to import VCF files from PC to iPhone or export iPhone contactsto CSV/VCF/vCard. At this moment, download the trial version and follow the step-by-step guide to have a try.
Step 1. Plug iPhone into PC
To begin with, connect your iPhone to computer with the USB cable. If iTunes launches automatically, please close it to avoid data synchronization. Then run FonePaw iOS Transfer. When your iPhone is detected by it, you can view some information of the iPhone on the main window.
Step 2. Import VCF from Computer to iPhone
Inside FonePaw iOS Transfer, click on the "Contacts" tab. Then all the contacts on the iPhone will be displayed in a list. Click "Import/Export" > "Import Contacts" > "From vCard Files".
Here you can directly add new contacts by clicking "Add New Contact" or "New" at the menu bar.
That's all about importing vCard file (.vcf) to iPhone. It's completely compatible with iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 6s, iPhone 5s and so forth. In addition to managing contacts, you can import and export data like Music, Photos, Movies, Playlists, PDF, and more easily with FonePaw iOS Transfer. If something is still unclear, you can post comments below.
Q: What is a VCF File?
Affixed with the .vcf extension, VCF files are widely used on Windows and Mac operating systems to store details of a user's contacts. And the files are frequently used on iPhones to load contacts directly into the device.
Q: How to Open a VCF File?
On Window PC, Window Contacts is the built-in program that can open a VCF file. Also you may install free programs such as VCF Viewer, Open Contacts, Open Freely to open the vCards. Moreover, users of Microsoft Outlook and Handy Address Book can also view vCard with these programs.
On a Mac, VCF files can be open with Apple Contacts, vCard Explorer or Address Book.
On an iPhone/iPad, you need to load the vCards into the Contacts app via an email or others. Then you can read the contact information of the vCards through Contacts app.
Q: How to Convert VCF Files to Other Format?
You should open the VCF files with default program and export the files in other format. For example, on Window computer:
1. navigate to c:\users\username\contacts;
2. Import the VCF files you need to convert;
3. Click "Export" and save the files in the formats such as CSV.
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