Two Methods to Import iPhone Contacts to Mac (Including Deleted and Current)

Import Contacts to Mac

"I added many contacts recently, and want to import contacts from iPhone to my Macbook Pro for backup. How can I make it?"

Transferring contacts from iPhone to Mac is a good way of making backup for avoiding any contact loss. However, many iPhone users may not know the solution to export from iPhone. In this post, we will show you two easiest ways of importing contacts from iPhone to Mac."

Commonly iTunes or iCloud can be used to make iPhone backup, here, we will not adopt iTunes or iCloud, but two iClound contacts backup tools that can help you directly sync contacts from iPhone to Mac.

Solution 1. Sync contacts from iPhone to Mac with Mac FoneTrans (Current contacts)

Mac FoneTrans
Mac FoneTrans

Mac FoneTrans is the professional iPhone data sync software to move data from iPhone to Mac.

  • Import contacts from iPhone to Mac.
  • Edit contacts like adding, deleting, de-duplicating contacts on Mac.
  • Get contacts from iPhone to iTunes/iPad/iPhone on Mac directly.
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Step 1Connect iPhone to Mac

Download, install and run this software on your Mac. Connect your iPhone to Mac with the USB cable. This software is compatible with all iPhone types like iPhone X/8/7/6/5/4/3GS with the latest iOS version.

Run Mac FoneTrans

Step 2Export contacts to Mac

After successful connection to Mac, you click "Contacts" on the left sidebar, select the contacts that you want to import to Mac, click "Import/Export" > "Export Selected Contacts"/"Export All Contacts" > select one format for saving on Mac from "to CSV File/vCard File" or other doormats to start to import contact to your Mac.

Import Contacts to Mac

Step 3Edit contacts

If you want to edit contacts before putting them into your Mac, you could click "Contacts" > Select one contact to edit it. Here you could add contact information, add contact, create contact group, de-duplicate contacts to avoid any data duplicates.

Edit Contacts on Mac

Easy, right? However, if you accidentally deleted contacts from iPhone, is there any way of backing up the deleted contacts to Mac? Of course, Mac FoneLab os the tool that can help you exactly.

Solution 2. Import contacts from iPhone to Mac (Deleted and current contacts)

Mac FoneLab
Mac FoneLab

Mac FoneLab is the iPhone utility that enables you to save deleted and current contacts from iPhone Mac.

  • Transfer iPhone contacts (deleted and current) to Mac.
  • Share iPhone contacts to Mac without iCloud.
  • Preview and export contacts to Mac as CSV, VCF and HTML.
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Step 1Plug iPhone to Mac

Download, install and launch Mac FoneLab on your Pro/Air, Mac Pro/mini, iMac, etc. Click "Recover from iOS Device". Meanwhile connect your iPhone to Mac, and this software will detect your iPhone automatically.

Run Mac FoneLab

Step 2Scan your iPhone

Click "Start Scan" to start to scan your iPhone data. In this step, you need to wait patiently for the scanning process. Especially there is a large size file in your iPhone storage.

Scan iPhone

Step 3Export iPhone contacts to Mac

After the scanning process is completed. Click "Contacts" to preview the deleted contacts in the window (Red marked are the deleted items).

Import Contacts to Mac

The above two ways are for your reference to import contacts from iPhone to Mac without iTunes or iCloud. If you have the need to backup iPhone to iTunes, please visit: Back up iPhone contacts to Mac with iTunes.

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September 21, 2017 16:29 / Updated by to iPhone, Contact, Mac
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