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3 Ways To Export All Contacts From iPhone

Updated on Feb 09, 2018 by Katrin to iPhone Data Transfer

Want to export all the contacts from iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch? In this article, we will show you 3 easy ways so that you have the possibility to save, edit and export all contacts from iPhone.

The easiest method: Exporting and archiving contacts in iCloud

You can export contacts from iPhone to send them to other people or import them on another computer. You can also export all contacts from iPhone to create a backup copy.

Note: If you want to exclude notes and photos contained in contacts when exporting contacts, select Contacts > Settings and uncheck the option Export notes from vCards or Export photos from vCards.

Export specific contacts: Select contacts or a group. Move your selection to the desktop. You can also select Contacts and select File > Export > Export vCard. Contacts are exported to a file vCard (in .vcf format).

Export all contacts from iPhone: Select File > Export > Contacts Archive File and select the desired location and click Save. The contacts are exported to a file in the format ".abbu" (archive file).

Method 2. Export contacts from iPhone with Gmail

If you use Gmail, you can also use it to back up your iPhone contacts. The advantage Gmail over iCloud is that even if you move from iOS to Android, your friends' and family members' contact details can also be taken along. To synchronize your contacts with Gmail, simply select the appropriate option when you set up your Google Account on your iPhone. Alternatively, you can save your contacts later. To do this, go to the Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendar, tap the Gmail account, and then activate the Contacts slider.

Method 3. Export all contacts from iPhone with EaseUS iPhone data transfer

There are many different free apps online that you can use to export iPhone contacts. Here we introduce you a completely free iPhone data transfer - EaseUS MobiMover Free. It is a professional iPhone manager that can transfer, manage or export your iPhone data like photos, videos, notes and contacts between iPhone, from iPhone to computer or from the computer back to iPhone. With it's powerful and easy to use iPhone contacts export feature you can easily export and backup iPhone contacts.

Step 1. Download EaseUS MobiMover Free and connect your iPhone to your PC.

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Step 2. The software will automatically recognize your iOS device and then you can click on Transfer to Computer.

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Step 3. You can now see all the data stored on your iOS device in categories. Choose Contacts and a path where the contacts should be saved on PC and then click on Transfer to start the backup process.

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If you are using a Mac computer, you can also refer to How to Sync Contacts from iPhone to Mac?