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How to Export iPhone Contacts to CSV or Excel File

iPhone contacts are one of the most important iPhone files, so you should make a contacts backup regularly to avoid data loss. Then, it comes to the problem of how to back up your iPhone contacts. Generally speaking, you can back up iPhone contacts with iCloud, iTunes, or a third-party iPhone data transfer program. Here, we will talk about backing up and exporting iPhone contacts to CSV or Excel file to the computer by using MobiMover Free and iTunes.

More information on CSV: CSV is short of Comma-Separated Values. it's a contacts format that can be accessed and saved by many common applications, like Excel, PDF, Gmail and so on. Therefore, you can export iPhone contacts to a CSV file, then open and save then as an Excel file.

Workable Solutions Step-by-step Troubleshooting
Method 1. Use iOS Data Transfer Tool Download and install the free iOS data transfer software > Connect the iOS device to the computer...Full steps
Method 2. Use iTunes Sync iPhone contacts to Windows using iTunes > Export the contacts to a CSV/Excel file...Full steps

Export iPhone contacts to CSV or Excel file using MobiMover Free

Using EaseUS MobiMover Free to export iPhone contacts to CSV or Excel file can be split into two steps. The first way is to use MobiMover to export iPhone contacts to your computer, and then open the contacts files with Excel to do further operations. EaseUS MobiMover is a smart and free iPhone transfer software allowing for four types of iPhone data transfer: Transfer to Device, Transfer to Other Device, Transfer to Computer, and Custom Transfer. You can choose any transfer model based on practical needs. Moreover, iPhone files managing solutions are offered for better iOS content management. Here, for exporting iPhone contacts to computer and saved as CSV/Excel files, you should select Transfer to Computer.

Download and install EaseUS MobiMover on your computer, then follow the steps to export your iPhone contacts.

Step 1. Download and run EaseUS MobiMover on your computer (Mac or PC) > Connect your device to your Mad > Unlock your iPhone and click "Trust" in the prompt asking for your permission > Choose "Phone to Mac" > Click the "Next" to move on.

How to transfer contacts from iPhone/iPad to computer - Step 1

Step 2. Check "Contacts" > Click the default storage path to set a custom path if you need to > Click "Transfer" to start transferring from your iPhone or iPad to your Mac.

How to transfer contacts from iPhone/iPad to computer - Step 2

Step 3. When the transfer process has finished, you can go to view the contacts on your Mac. Then contacts will be saved as an HTML file on your Mac. Thus, you need to open it with a browser to view the details.

How to transfer contacts from iPhone/iPad to computer - Step 3

Notice
The exported contacts by MobiMover are saved as a .HTML file. If you need to import them to your iPhone again with MobiMover, keep the file in that format. To save the iPhone contacts to CSV or Excel file, continue with the next step below. 

Step 5: After this process is done, find the contacts files, right-click it to choose to open as an Excel file or CSV file. Furthermore, contact management is enabled, like editing, adding, deleting, and saving.

Transferring other iPhone contents to the computer by using MobiMover is the same as exporting iPhone contacts to a PC. Check guides on transferring iPhone photos to PC with MobiMover with a simple click. 

Export iPhone contacts to Excel or CSV file using iTunes

Sync iPhone contacts to Windows file with iTunes

1. Install and run the latest iTunes on your computer. The reason for the latest iTunes version is for avoiding some common iTunes errors that will cause iTunes won't connect or iTunes won't recognize problems.

2. Connect your iPhone to the computer with a supported USB cable. Next, click the iPhone device in the left panel of iTunes.

3. Choose "Info" at the top of iTunes. And tick the option "Sync Contacts" with and choose "Windows Contacts".

4. Click "Sync" to start syncing your iPhone contacts to a Contacts folder within your Windows profile.

sync iPhone contacts to windows files

Export iPhone contacts to CSV/Excel file 

1. Locate the synced Contacts folder in your Windows profile. Press "Windows + R" on the keyboard to open a "Run" window > type "web" > click "OK".

2. Choose "Export" in the top right corner, and select "CSV" (Comma-Separated Values) and click "Export".

export iphone contacts to csv

3. Click "Browse" to set the path to export iPhone contacts as CSV file.

4. Choose the specific iPhone contacts data you want to export to the CSV file and click "Finish".

5. At last, you can open this iPhone contacts CSV file with Excel and save it as an XLS file.

export iPhone specific contacts data to csv file