Unlike Android smart phones, iPhone save contacts on its memory only instead of saving into SIM card. And this means if you want to change your old iPhone, or you cannot turn on your broken/damaged iPhone, or your lose your iPhone unfortunately, you will lose your contacts simultaneously. So to copy contacts from iPhone to computer is necessary job for safety purpose.
And to help users make this, three methods on how to copy contacts from iPhone to computer are offered in the article. See whether they are suitable for you.
Method 1: Copy iPhone Contacts to PC via Email
- Open Contacts app and tap on the name of the contact you want to copy on your computer.
- Scroll down and select Share Contact option. Tap on the Mail icon and email the contact to yourself.
- Log in your email account on your computer and save the attached file.
The method is easy to operate and understandable. However, if you have lots of contacts to save, to copy them one by one will take too much time and energy.
And let us see the second method.
Method 2. Copy Contacts from iPhone to PC with iCloud
- On your iPhone, go to Settings and tap on iCloud. Enable the Contacts option.
- Head to iCloud and log into with your Apple ID. Click on the Contacts icon to access all your contacts list.
- On the lower left corner, click on the gear icon, choose Select All. And then click on Export vCard.
This method is more convenient for it can copy iPhone contacts all with just one click. However the success rate of this method is questioned by some users. Sometimes it will fail due to slow network speed or other unknown reasons.
So how to copy iPhone contacts to PC with both simplicity and efficiency? Here comes our third method – to copy contacts from iPhone with an iPhone contacts transferring tool: iMyfone D-Back.
Method 3. Copy iPhone contacts to PC with iMyfone D-Back Transfer
Allow to preview items before transfer.
Support selective transfer – copy what you need.
Applies to more than 20+ files types on iOS device.
Copy data from iTunes/iCloud backup to PC, also.
The download links are totally safe.
How to Copy Contacts from iPhone to PC with iMyfone D-Back
1. Connect iPhone and Select Contacts
Connect your iPhone with your PC or Mac. Open iMyfone D-Back and select Contact from Recover from iOS Device tab.
2. Scan and Preview Contacts
iMyfone D-Back will prompt your to scan your iPhone. and after searching, it will list all the contacts on your iPhone for your preview so that you will confirm which ones you need to copy.
Note: iMyfone D-Back can also find the contacts you deleted in the past time if they can not overwritten.
3. Copy and View Contacts
Then select all the contacts, or just some of them as you like. Click on Recover button on the bottom right corner and choose one folder to store your contacts.
Now, the contacts are copied onto your computer and you won’t worry about losing them on your iPhone. Easy to operate and almost won’t fail, iMyfone D-Back absolutely is one handy choice for you. By the way, it offers the free trial version for both Windows andMac version. You can confirm whether it is useful before purchased.
Three methods on how to copy contacts from iPhone to PC/Mac are talked about in the above part and I guess you have find the way which is most suitable for you. And if you have any question or suggestion, please leave a comment.