How to Transfer Contacts from iPhone to Computer

By Emily Watson, Monday, Nov 24, 2014

As an indispensable part of every iPhone, contacts allow you to easily use iPhone to call friends and colleagues, send E-mails and text messages. When you fail to upgrade iPhone or run into system crash, your important contacts might be lost, which would definitely annoy you. And sometimes if you switch to another iPhone, the contacts on your old iPhone can't directly be copied to SIM card. Under these circumstances, you need to transfer contacts from iPhone to computer to back them up.

FonePaw iOS Transfer is customized for you. It can add new contacts, import or export contacts from or to Outlook (2003/2007/2010), Gmail, Yahoo, windows address book. What's more, you can use it to find and merge duplicate contacts. Free download this terrific software and give it a shot.

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How to Transfer Contacts from iPhone to Computer

1. Connect iPhone to Computer

When the downloading completes, install it and connect iPhone to computer with a USB cable. You'll see the interface as below.

The Main Interface of FonePaw iOS Transfer

2. Select and Transfer Contacts from iPhone to Computer

In the left side menu, choose "Contacts". Then you can preview all the contacts and decide to transfer all or some contacts from iPhone to PC. Here you have two ways to transfer contacts from iPhone to computer.

Way 1: Click "Import/Export" at the top and choose "Export Selected Contacts" or "Export All Contacts". Then, you need to choose the contact format (vCard, CSV) in the pull-down list to save iPhone contacts to computer.

Way 2: Check the contacts you want to transfer from iPhone to computer. Then, right click them and choose "Export Selected Contacts". Then select the files format as you like. As you can see, you are allowed to edit, delete these contacts too.

Transfer Contacts from iPhone to Computer

That's all for transferring contacts from iPhone to computer. You can also use this program to transfer iPhone contacts to Gmail, Hotmail, Yahoo, etc. Another more impressive feature of FonePaw iOS Transfer is that you can use it to back up or restore contacts with only one click, which will certainly save lots of your time. Right now it supports the newest iPhone 7/7 Plus/6s/6s Plus, iPad Pro, iPad mini 4, iPad Air 2 and iPod touch 6.

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