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2 Methods to Import Google Contacts to iPhone 7/7 Plus

Updated on Feb 11, 2018 by Duke to iPhone Data Transfer

Summary:
No matter which system your iPhone is running on, iOS 8/9/10, follow these steps, you can easily import your Google contacts to iPhone 6/6s/7/7 Plus.

Google Contacts is a powerful and free service which Google provide for their users. You can upload the information to Google Contacts, then manage and organize the names, numbers, email address and all the other details any time you want easily. It definitely would be helpful if you can import contacts from Gmail to iPhone. Please follow these two methods, and learn how to sync contacts from Gmail to iPhone 7/7 Plus which you have just bought.

Method 1. How to import contacts from Gmail to iPhone in iOS 8/9/10 directly

There is a few difference between the process of sync to iOS 8/9 and iOS 10. Let's try iOS 10 first, just 3 steps to import Google Contacts to iPhone 7/7 Plus. What's more, we will show you how to sync contacts from Gmail to iPhone 7 from two aspects, one is setting up new Google contacts and importing the contacts to iPhone 7/7 Plus and the other is syncing contacts for an existing Gmail account.

Part 1: how to sync contacts from newly set up Gmail account to iPhone 7/7 Plus 

1. Go to Settings > Contacts > Accounts > Add Account.

2. Tap Google and then log in with your Google account. 

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3. Then you can authorize the access to Google account and turn on the contacts with one click.

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Some users are still using iPhone is iOS 8/9, we can sync your Google Contact to these devices in 3 steps too. Of course, if you have finished syncing contact with iOS 10, you can try to transfer contacts from iPhone to iPhone.

1. Go to Settings >Mail, Contacts, Calendar > Add Account.

2. Tap Google and log in with your Google account.

3. Turn on the Contacts and tap Save.

Part 2: how to import contacts an existing Gmail account to iPhone 7/7 Plus 

1. Go to the Settings app, scroll down and tap Accounts & Passwords".

2. Select an account. Tap the Gmail account for which you want to enable contacts. 3. Tap the turn on Contacts and the selected Gmail account's contacts will be added to your iPhone 7's Contacts app.

Method 2. Import to Google Contacts to iCloud

In this method, you can choose the certain contacts you need instead of importing all of them. And you can not only just import Google Contacts to iPhone, but also sync contacts to Mac and other devices.

Step 1. Go to Gmail and click Google>Contacts.

Step 2. If you are using the new version of Google Contacts, please go to the old version. The new version doesn't support exporting.

Step 3. Select the contacts you want to export, and click the button "More", then "Export", select "vCard format".

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Step 4. Go to iCloud and log in with your iTunes account.

Step 5. Click the icon of Contacts and choose "Import vCard". Import the file you just export from Google.

Step 6. Delete multiple contacts on your iPhone 7/7 Plus.

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With those 6 steps, you can import Google Contacts to iPhone 6/6s/7/7 Plus easily. Then you can sync the contacts to iPad, or get contacts from iCloud directly.