When it comes to how to transfer contacts from iPhone to computer, most of iPhone users will be interested in this topic. The users do want to transfer contacts from iPhone to PC for various kinds of reasons, such as they want to print the contacts, save the contacts in a safer way and so on. If you are interested in this topic, check out the following post.
People will want to transfer contacts from iPhone to computer for a backup. When iPhone users want to transfer iPhone contacts to computer, they have multiple choices. The following post will show you how to accomplish the iPhone contact transfer.
For manually transferring iPhone contacts, it actually means transferring contacts with email. As iPhone users can only add one contact at one time, so this method is helpful when you only have few contacts to transfer. You only need to get to the contact you want to transfer, and tap Share Contact. Then choose Mail and send the contact to yourself. When you decrypt the attachment on your computer, you will get the contact as a vCard on your computer. What if you have lots of contacts that you want to transfer to computer? There are four solutions recommended for you.
Solution 1. Sync iPhone Contacts to Computer with iTunes
Using iTunes to sync iPhone contacts to computer with the Address Book is a commonly used method among iPhone users. The following guidance will show you how to do that:
1. Connect iPhone to computer with USB cable. Click iPhone when iTunes recognizes it.
2. Choose Info in Summary panel. Then Check “Sync Contacts” in right part.
3. Choose the app you want to sync contacts in the drop-down menu.
4. Select “All Contacts” or “selected group” in the checkbox below.
5. Click “Sync” at the right bottom to start syncing contacts.
After that, you will get the contacts in your computer (Windows Contacts in my case). If you also have synced contacts to your computer, you will get the contacts by clicking Start Menu > (Your Username) > Contacts.
Solution 2. Transfer iPhone Contacts to Computer with iPhone Transfer Software
People are able to transfer contacts from iPhone to computer with third-party iPhone transfer software. Leawo iTransfer allows users to export contacts with simple steps. The following guidance will show you how to do it:
1. Run Leawo iTransfer and connect iPhone to computer with USB cable, and choose Contacts.
2. Click the Export button at the top, and choose vCard as output.
3. Choose a folder to save the contacts and start to transfer iPhone contacts to computer.
Video Tutorial for Transferring Contacts from iPhone to Computer with iPhone Transfer Software
Solution 3. Backup iPhone Contacts to Computer with iTunes & iCloud
Backing up contacts with iTunes and iCloud also help users to transfer contacts from iPhone to computer. The contacts in iPhone backup aren’t viewable on computer. The contacts in iCloud can be viewed when you log in iCloud.com on your computer. To backup iPhone with iTunes, users need to connect iPhone with USB cable and click File > Device > Back Up at the upper left corner. To backup iPhone with iCloud, users need to tap Settings > iCloud > Back Up Now on their iPhone.