3 Free Methods to Sync Contacts from iPhone to iPad

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Myra Updated on Jun 11, 2018 to iPhone Data Transfer | How-to Articles

Data transfer between iDevice is quite common nowadays for there are a growing number of iDevice users and each user has more than one iDevice in most cases. Thus learning how to transfer data from one iOS device to another for data sharing or backup becomes quite necessary. The need to sync contacts from iPhone to iPad is obvious among iDevice users. If you are one of them, read this article that provides three tips on how to transfer contacts from iPhone to iPad to find a way that you prefer to help you out.

Part 1: How to transfer contacts from iPhone to iPad for free with MobiMover

When it comes to iOS data transfer, a recommended tool that can help you is MobiMover Free. With MobiMover installed on your computer (Mac or PC), you can back up your iPhone/iPad content to computer, transfer files between two iOS devices (iPhone/iPad) and export files from computer to your iPhone/iPad. The files that can be transferred include photos, videos, audios, contacts, calendars, notes and more without any cost. The types vary according to the feature you'd like to use. It's really a piece of cake for MobiMover to sync contacts from iPhone to iPad without replacing the existing data on your iPad.

Can't wait to get started? Now, click the button below to safely download and install EaseUS MobiMover Free on your computer (Mac or PC), then follow the steps below to transfer contacts from iPhone to iPad within minutes.

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Step 1: Connect your iPhone and iPad to your computer with USB cables. Then run EaseUS MobiMover and choose [your device name] > Contacts. (You can also use the 1-Click Transfer feature to copy contacts from one iOS device to another.)

How to transfer contacts from iPhone to iPad - Step 1

Step 2: Select the contacts you want to transfer from your iPhone to iPad or from iPad to iPhone and click the Transfer to Other Device button.

How to transfer contacts from iPhone to iPad - Step 2

Step 3: Select the target device and then MobiMover will begin transferring contacts between your iPhone to iPad automatically. When it has completed, go to the Contacts app on your target iPhone/iPad and you will find the new contacts on your device.

How to transfer contacts from iPhone to iPad - Step 3

With MobiMover installed on your PC, you can manage your iPhone/iPad content better with it. For example, you can back up the text messages on iPhone to computer to avoid accidental data loss, transfer music from computer to iPad to enrich your music library or transfer contacts from iPhone to iPhone to keep all the information safe. For more information about the features of it, you can go to the complete guide of MobiMover Free to find what you need.

Part 2: How to sync contacts from iPhone to iPad with iTunes

If you want to transfer contacts from iPhone to iPad without iCloud, in addition to using EaseUS MobiMover as in Part 1, you can choose to sync contacts from iPhone to iPad using iTunes. If you have backed up your iPhone with iTunes on your computer, you can easily sync contacts stored in iTunes to iPad within several clicks. Here are the steps to make it.

Step 1: Connect your iPad to your computer and launch iTunes.

Step 2: Click your device icon and choose "Info".

Step 3: Choose "Contacts" and select the items you want to sync to your iPad.

Step 4: Click "Apply".

How to transfer contacts from iPhone to iPad without iCloud

Part 3: How to sync contacts from iPhone to iPad using iCloud

If you want to transfer contacts from iPhone to iPad wirelessly, using iCloud is a good choice for you. To sync contacts from iPhone to iPad using iCloud, you need to set up both your iPhone and iPad following the next steps.

Step 1: Make sure that your iPhone/iPad are under Wi-Fi network or cellular network connection.

Step 2: Go to "Settings" App and choose "iCloud".

Step 3: Sign in iCloud with your Apple ID and Password.

Step 4: Turn on "Contacts". If you have used this feature for the first time, you'll be asked whether to merge the contacts on iPhone with iCloud. Choose "Merge" then. If you haven't used it before, you won't see this message.

How to sync contacts from iPhone to iPad using iCloud