How to Sync Contacts from iPhone 8/8 Plus/X to iCloud

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Cedric Grantham Updated on Jun 21, 2018 to iOS & Mac Topics | How-to Articles

iCloud gives you a wireless way to back up the photos, mail, contacts, calendars, reminders, notes, Safari, etc. without physically connecting to the computer. With iCloud, you can access your contacts from your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac, PC, or on icloud.com and when you make a change on one device, the contacts will update on other devices with the same iCloud account automatically. Here, we will who you how to sync contacts from iPhone to iCloud, like the new iPhone 8 or iPhone X to iCloud and update them to your other iDevices. What’s more, you can find a highly recommended iPhone data transfer tool - EaseUS MobiMover Free in this page to help you transfer iPhone contacts to the Windows PC or laptop for data backup and iPhone space freeing up.

How to sync contacts from iPhone 8/8 Plus/X to iCloud

Actually, it’s quite easy to transfer contacts from iPhone to iCloud after you have set up iCloud on your iPhone. Except for contacts backup, iCloud still can be used to restore iPhone with iCloud backup when you have restored your device to the factory resetting.

1. Open your iPhone and update to the latest iOS version.

2. Connect your iPhone to a stable Wi-Fi or an active cellular network. Next, set up iCloud on your iPhone.

3. Go to "Settings" > [your name] > "iCloud". If you’re using iOS 10.2 or earlier, go to "Settings" > "iCloud."

4. Turn on "Contacts." When a pop-up occurs and asks if you want to merge or cancel with existing local contacts on your iPhone, tap "Merge." Then, all of the information stored in contacts will be synced to iCloud.

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How to sync contacts from iPhone 8/8 Plus/X to Windows computer

Except for the virtual iCloud space, you can still sync your iPhone contacts to the Windows computer with EaseUS MobiMover Free, the top one free iPhone data transfer master in the world. With MobiMover Free, you can set a storage path for the exported iPhone contacts on your computer flexibly and also view & edit the files as you need. And other data transfer features of MobiMover Free are "Transfer to Other Device"  to transfer everything to new iPhone without iTunes or iCloud, "Transfer to This Device" to put files from PC/laptop to iOS device without wiping any previous data and "Custom" to transfer and manage iOS data with comprehensive solutions, such as delete all photos on iPhone or remove the whole contacts from iPhone. 

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Step 1: Connect your iPhone X/8/7 to your computer (Mac or PC) and click Trust in the prompt on your iPhone to trust this computer. Launch EaseUS MobiMover and choose iDevice to Mac/PC.

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Step 2: Go to More and select Contacts. If you need to, you can back up other file types along with contacts from your iPhone to the computer all at once.

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Step 3: Tap the folder icon and choose a path to save the contacts to be transferred.

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Step 4: Tap Transfer to start backing up contacts from your iPhone X, iPhone 8, or iPhone 7 to your computer. When it has completed, go to the selected folder to check the items. (The contacts copied to your Mac will be saved as an HTML file. Open it with a browser to view the details.)

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