A Free Way to Copy Contacts from iPhone to iPhone 8/8 Plus/X Without iTunes

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“Recently, I have changed from iPhone 6 to the new iPhone 8 Plus, I am wondering how can I copy the contacts from my old iPhone to the new iPhone at one time. I don't want to use iTunes, either I can use it. How can I copy contacts from iPhone to iPhone without iTunes? Any suggestion? ”

The question mentioned above is a frequently asked issue when users switch to a new device. Some senior apple users may figure out how to transfer contacts from iPhone to iPhone by using iTunes while most of the rest don't know how. Today, in this post, we will show you how to copy contacts from iPhone to iPhone, including to the new iPhone 8/8 Plus/X in 2 simple ways without using iTunes anymore. Read on to get details.

MobiMover Free: copy contacts from iPhone to iPhone without iTunes

The first method we want to offer to you is to use EaseUS MobiMover Free, the unique 100% free iPhone data transfer software in the world. With the feature of transferring files from iPhone to iPhone provided by MobiMover Free, you are able to copy contacts, notes, books, Safari bookmarks, photos, movies, videos, music, ringtones and audiobooks with only one-click.

Now, click the button below to safely download and install MobiMover Free on your computer, then follow the steps to quickly transfer contacts from one iPhone to another.

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Step 1. Connect your iPhones to your computer with two USB cables and launch EaseUS MobiMover. Unlock your iDevices and click "Trust" to trust your computer. To transfer contacts from one iPhone to another, click "Phone to Phone" and specify the transfer direction. Then click "Next" to continue.

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Step 2. Select "Contacts" and click "Transfer".

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Step 3. When the transfer process has completed, go to open the "Contacts" app on your iPad/iPhone to check the transferred items.

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AirDrop: copy contacts from iPhone to iPhone wirelessly

The second way available to copy contacts from iPhone to iPhone without iTunes is using AirDrop, the built-in utility to share data between two iOS devices and between iOS device and Mac. AirDrop offers you a wireless way to transfer videos from iPhone to iPhone, sync photos between iPhone and Mac.

1. Turn on AirDrop, Bluetooth, and Wi-Fi connection on both iPhones.

2. Open the "Contacts" app on the iPhone you want to copy contacts from.  

3. Choose one certain contact, tap "Share Contact", then choose AirDrop to check the target iPhone device.

4. Tap "Accept" on the target iPhone to receive the AirDropped contact. If you have two or more contacts need to be synced, just repeat the steps above. 

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