How to Import Contacts into iCloud in a Simple Way

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Daisy Updated on Nov 27, 2019 to iOS & Mac Topics | How-to Articles

Since the iPhone became a part of our daily lives, we have put a lot of important data and files on the Apple's smartphone. Contacts are probably the most important information saved on our iPhone, without a backup we can never get them back when they lost due to system upgrade or deleted by mistake. Fortunately, there are various solutions to backup iPhone contacts. Apple officially provides us iCloud to sync and backup data. So in this article, we'll show you how to import contacts into iCloud.

How to import contacts into iCloud

Step 1. Tap the Settings icon on your iPhone.

Step 2. Tap your Apple account on the top of the screen.

Step 3. Tap the iCloud icon to enter iCloud settings.

Step 4. Tap on Contacts to enable contacts to be synced with iCloud.

With the four steps above, you can make your contacts on iPhone always synced with your iCloud account. If you want to check the backup files on iCloud, just visit icloud.com in your browser and sign in to iCloud with your account. You can find the Contacts icon in the main interface, tap the icon to see all the synced contacts. You can also click the Settings gear icon in the bottom left corner to download contacts as a .vcf file to your computer.

How to backup contacts to your computer

Above is the tutorial to import contacts into iCloud. How about backup iPhone contacts to computer directly without using iCloud? Luckily, EaseUS MobiMover Free, the free iPhone backup software, will help you backup data and files from iPhone to the computer. The supported file types including contacts, notes, messages, notes, calendar, photos, music, videos and more. In addition to backing up your iPhone to computer, MobiMover also helps to transfer data from iPhone to iPhone or from computer to iPhone. Follow the steps below to see how to backup contacts to computer directly.

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Step 1. Connect your iPhone to your computer and launch EaseUS MobiMover. To use the software, you need to click "Trust" in the prompt asking for your permission on your iPhone. To back up your iPhone contacts to your computer, click "Phone to PC" > "Next".

connect device and launch EaseUS MobiMover

Step 2. Select "Contacts" among the options and click the default path to set a custom storage path if you need to. Afterward, click "Transfer".

select files and set custom path

Step 3. When the transfer process has finished, you can go to view the contacts on your computer. The contacts you back up will be saved as an HTML file on your computer, you can view it or transfer it to your iDevice according to your needs.

start transferring files from iPhone/iPad to computer

No matter you prefer to import contacts into iCloud or backup contacts directly to the computer, it's much easier to backup files in advance than recovering them after data loss. Besides contacts, you can also rely on EaseUS MobiMover to backup music on iPhone X. Just download the free iPhone data backup software and protect your important data in advance.