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EaseUS MobiMover

All-in-One iOS Content Manager & Free Video/Audio Downloader

  • An iOS data transfer tool to transfer files to or from iPhone/iPad
  • An iPhone manager to manage files on iPhone/iPad from a computer
  • A free video downloader to download online videos to a computer or iPhone/iPad

How to Export Contacts from iPhone to PC

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Myra updated on Feb 02, 2021 to iPhone Data Transfer | How-to Articles

Three easy ways for you to export contacts from iPhone to PC and one more tip for you to sync contacts from iPhone to Mac.

PAGE CONTENT:
Export Contacts from iPhone to PC Directly
Back Up iPhone Contacts to PC Wirelessly
Transfer Contacts from iPhone to PC Easily
Bonus Tip. How to Export Contacts from iPhone to Mac

Method 1. How to Export Contacts from iPhone to PC Directly

Supports: vCard, CSV, HTML

Do you want to save iPhone contacts to PC to vCard or CSV?

Do you want to download iPhone contacts to PC all at once?

Do you want to transfer contacts from PC back to your iPhone whenever you need to?

If you do, the iPhone transfer software - EaseUS MobiMover will meet your needs well. As a versatile iOS content manager, it allows you to do many other things in addition to transferring contacts from iPhone to computer. For example, you can:

To export contacts from iPhone to PC:

Step 1. Connect your iPhone to your PC and launch EaseUS MobiMover. Unlock your iPhone and click "Trust" in the prompt asking for your permission. To transfer contacts from your iPhone to PC, choose "Phone to PC" > "Next".

connect device and launch EaseUS MobiMover

Step 2. Select "Contacts" 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 transferred contacts will be saved as an HTML file on your PC, you can view it with a browser and transfer it to your iOS device if you need to.)

start transferring files from iPhone/iPad to computer

When necessary, you can transfer these contacts back to your iPhone with this tool.

Method 2. How to Back Up iPhone Contacts to PC Wirelessly

Supports: vCard

If you don't have a USB cable at hand, then using iCloud will help to save your iPhone contacts to PC. With iCloud contacts on, you can sync iPhone contacts to iCloud and then download iCloud contacts to PC. By doing so, you can back up iPhone contacts to computer successfully.

Make sure there is enough storage in iCloud, then follow the steps below to export contacts from iPhone to PC wirelessly.

To save iPhone contacts to PC using iCloud:

Step 1. On the iPhone, go to "Settings" > [your name] > "iCloud" and tap to enable "Contacts".

Step 2. On the computer, open a browser and visit iCloud.com.

Step 3. Sign in with the Apple iD account you use on the iPhone and choose "Contacts".

Step 4. Select the contacts you want to export and go to "Settings" > "Export vCard".

How to export contacts from iPhone to PC using iCloud

If you want to transfer contacts from PC to an iPhone or iPad, turn on iCloud contacts on the target device and then import the vCard file to iCloud to get it done.

Method 3. How to Transfer Contacts from iPhone to PC Easily

Supports: VCF

Another wireless solution to export iPhone contacts to PC is to use an email. By sharing contacts via email, you can save iPhone contacts to PC or any other device that has an email program.

However, convenient as it is, using email is not advisable if you have lots of items to transfer. Because it will be quite time-consuming. Thus, you are recommended to apply this method only when you want to export contacts from iPhone to PC in a small account.

To transfer contacts from iPhone to computer via email:

Step 1.  Go to the Contacts app and tap the contact you want to export from iPhone to PC.

Step 2. Tap "Share Contact" > "Mail" and choose one of the mail services you want to use.

Step 3. Enter the account information and then send the email to your own account.

Step 4. Check the email on your computer and download the VCF file to your PC.

How to back up iPhone contacts to PC via email

Bonus Tip. How to Export Contacts from iPhone to Mac

When it comes to transferring contacts from iPhone to Mac, there is one more option for you except for using the three tips above.

Since both iPhone and Mac are AirDrop-supported devices, you can export contacts from iPhone to Mac or vice versa using AirDrop.

To export contacts from iPhone to Mac:

Step 1. Turn on AirDrop on iPhone and Mac.

Step 2. Open the Contacts app on your iPhone and tap the contacts you'd like to send.

Step 3. Tap "Share Contact" and then tap "AirDrop."

Step 4. Select your Mac.

Step 5. Go to your Mac and click "Accept."

How to export contacts from iPhone to Mac via AirDrop

The Bottom Line

There are some issues you may encounter while using the tips above, e.g. "iCloud contacts not syncing". If you do, you can either follow the troubleshooting guide to fix the issue or switch to alternative ways for help. Hope you can back up your iPhone contacts to computer successfully with one of the methods provided.