How to Transfer Contacts from iPhone to Another iPhone

Transfer Contacts from iPhone to iPhone

For both business and daily life, contacts are really important for us to connect and communicate with others. For iPhone users, when you get a new iPhone, the first thing you need to do is transferring data to your new iPhone, especially contacts. But how to transfer contacts from one iPhone to another? Actually, there are many ways to transfer contacts from iPhone to iPhone, including transferring contacts from iPhone to iPhone with iTunes, transfer contacts to new iPhone via iCloud or with iPhone contacts transfer software. This article will show you how to transfer contacts between iPhones in 3 ways.

Part 1. How to transfer contacts from iPhone to new iPhone with iTunes

Plug your old iPhone to your computer and launch iTunes. On the left menu, you need to select "info" to check the "Sync Contacts" option. Then go to the "Summary" and select "Backup Now". iTunes will backup all your data in your iPhone including contacts and other data. Do not unplug your iPhone until it finishes the backup.

Turn on your new iPhone and go through the set up process. When it asks you to set up as a new iPhone or restore from backup files, you need to select to restore from iTunes backup file. Connect your new iPhone to your computer and iTunes will ask you to restore from iTunes backup file. Select the latest backup file and after the restoring, you will get all your info on your old iPhone to your new iPhone with all your contacts.

Transfer contacts from iPhone to iPhone with iTunes is time consuming and easy to erase your data. If you already have data on your new iPhone or you just want to transfer part of your contacts from iPhone to iPhone, you'd better use the third method.

Part 2. How do I transfer contacts from iPhone to iPhone with iCloud

On your old iPhone, go to "Settings" > "iCloud", and log in your iCloud account (iCloud pssword forgot), also turn on contacts option in the iCloud settings. Then go to "Settings" > "iCloud" > "Storage & Backup" or "Backup" and tap "Back Up now". Wait until the backup process is complete.

Go to the new iPhone and follow the set up process and choose "Restore from iCloud Backup" when it asks you set up as a new iPhone or restore from backup files. You need to log in the same iCloud account and select the latest backup file to restore. Soon you can use your iPhone with all the contacts from the old one.

For getting contacts from one iPhone to another via iCloud, you need to sign in on both of your iPhones with the same Apple ID, and do this transferring under the Wi-Fi network.

Part 3. How to transfer contacts from one iPhone to another with iPhone Contacts Transfer

How to transfer iPhone contacts without iTunes? Here we need to use the professional and safe iPhone Transfer – FoneTrans. It can sync contacts for iOS users between two iOS devices easily and also transfer contacts from iPhone to computer and from computer to iPhone. Just download and try it for free.

1Install, and open the iPhone contacts transferring app and connect your two iPhones.

After downloading the program, install and launch it. Connect both of your iPhones to your computer. The software will recognize your iPhones automatically.

Connect two iPhones

2Select the contacts you want to transfer

Choose the iPhone you want to transfer contacts from, and go to the "Contacts" section. You will see all your contacts here. You can check the information of your contacts and select which contacts you want to transfer to the new iPhone. You can also select all the contacts to transfer.

Select the contacts

Tips: In this section, you can also do other operation to your iPhone contacts. You can delete iPhone contacts, backup iPhone contacts and add contacts to your iPhone easily.

3Transfer contacts from iPhone to iPhone

At the top of the interface, you can see the option "Import/Export". Click the triangle and you can see the following 3 options, "Import Contacts", "Export Selected Contacts" and "Export All Contacts". You can choose to either export selected contacts or export all contacts according to your need. At the bottom of the export list, you will see the name of the other iPhone you connected to your computer. Just select the iPhone and the software will help you to transfer contacts from this iPhone to another quickly.

Copy contacts

Without Trojan horse and virus, this iPhone contacts transfer software can help you send your old iPhone contacts to new iPhone. Also, this transferring app can transfer music photos, videos, sms and other data from iPhone to iPhone.

That's all for how to transfer contacts from iPhone to iPhone. You can choose one of the ways above according to your need.

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September 24, 2017 18:25 / Updated by to iPhone, Contact
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