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How to Sync Contacts from iPhone to iPad Pro/Air 2/mini 4/mini 2/2

iPad can be totally considered as an iPhone with bigger screen, where you can do almost everything as on iPhone. When we get our new iPad, the first thing we need to do is to copy all the iOS data you have, such as contacts, photos, etc. Since we can send iMessages or Facetime to our friends, syncing iPhone contacts to iPad is an important one.

Sync Contacts from iPhone to iPad

In the following, we have organized two simple methods for you to sync contacts from iPhone to iPad Pro/Air 2/mini 4/mini 2/2, etc. Hope you can get what you want.

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Part 1. How to sync contacts from iPhone to iPad via iCloud

When we talk about transferring contacts to iPad from iPhone, sync contacts with iCloud is the first method that comes across the mind. No need to install iTunes or anything on a Mac or PC, iCloud allows you to sync contacts from iPhone to iPad wirelessly whenever your devices are connected to the Internet.

Sync Contacts from iPhone to iPad via iCloud

Before you copy iPhone contacts on iPad, make sure that you've logged into the same iCloud account on both iPhone and iPad. Tap Settings > iCloud on iPhone and make sure the option for Contacts syncing is toggled on. Then choose Merge to combine iPhone contacts with iCloud database. After this, repeat the same step on new iPad. Then iCloud will automatically transfer contacts from iPhone to iPad.

This is indeed an easy way. Sadly, iCloud only enables you to transfer contacts all together from iPhone to iPad, and your original contacts on iPad will be wiped out. For people who prefer to sync only some iPhone to iPad or save the original iPad contacts. You may need to consider another way.

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Part 2. How to sync contacts from iPhone to iPad with FoneTrans

FoneTrans is a more ideal way to transfer iPhone contacts to iPad. As the most easy-to-use iPhone to iPad transfer tool, FoneTrans enables you to move contacts selectively and import iPhone contacts to iPad with simple clicks. You can save the original iPad contacts. Plus, all iPhone and iPad models are supported, meaning that you can freely sync contacts from iPhone to iPad Pro/iPad Air/iPad mini 2/iPad 4 and more. Below is the step-by-step guide:

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Step 1 Download and run FoneTrans

Download, install and run this iPhone contacts to iPad transfer tool on computer.

Step 2 Connect iPhone and iPad to computer

Connect both your iPhone and iPad via USB cables. Wait until iPhone and iPad are detected, then you can check both your iOS devices by clicking the drop-down list of your iPhone name.

Connect iPhone iPad

Step 3 Transfer iPhone Contacts to iPad

Select your iPhone, click "Contacts" from the left column, and you can view all the contacts in the right window, where you can see your local iPhone contacts, iCloud synced contacts and Outlook synced contacts. Checkmark contacts that you want to sync to iPad, and click your iPad from the drop-down list of "Export to Device" to start to share contacts from iPhone to iPad.

Transfer iPhone Contacts to iPad

Note: You can also select the contacts you want to copy and then right click on the mouse, select Export selected contacts, and then choose "Export to Device" to confirm your iPad to transfer contacts from iPhone to iPad.

In case you haven't noticed, this iPhone contacts transfer allows you to not only share contacts from iPhone to iPad as vCard or CSV files. Apart from the transfer function, this iOS manager enables you to add, edit iPhone contacts as you like, and merge duplicate ones on the computer.

Part 3. How to transfer contacts from iPhone to iPad with FoneCopy

Apart from these two methods above, you can also use another iPhone to iPad transfer tool - FoneCopy. This tool is perfect if you intend to sync all contacts from iPhone to iPad. Only a few clicks, you can easily transfer all contacts. Free download this tool and learn how to transfer contacts from iPhone to iPad as below.

Step 1 Install and run FoneCopy on your PC.

Step 2 To sync contacts from iPhone to iPad, connect both iPhone and iPad to the computer via the USB cable. The software will recognize your iPad and iPhone and load info on the interface.

Step 3 Make sure the iPad and iPhone on the right places. You can click "Switch" to change source and target device.

Step 4 Check "Contacts", and then click "Start to Copy" to transfer contacts from iPhone to iPad.

Transfer Contacts from iPhone to iPad

This article mainly introduces you three methods that enables you to sync contacts from iPhone to iPad. If you want to preview and transfer contacts from iPhone to iPad seperately, we suggest you to use the second method. If you want to transfer all contacts from iPhone to iPad, you'd better use the third method.

Whether you transfer contacts from iPhone to iPad, or from iPad to iPhone, your contacts are only stored in the device. Once the device is lost or broken, it will become hard to extract them. So here, you are suggested to backup iPhone contacts to cloud, like iCloud, Google, etc. Learn this post to backup iPhone contacts to Google.

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June 28, 2018 18:29 / Updated by to Mobile Transfer, Contact