[FREE]2 Ways to Sync Contacts from iPhone 8/8 Plus/X to Mac with Ease

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"I have bought the latest iPhone X on the sale-day and I have added extensive contacts to it immediately. Now, I want to sync the contacts from iPhone X to my Mac to update data and keep data safe. Can anyone help me to sync contacts from iPhone X (in latest iOS 11) to Mac?”

Just like the user asked this question in Apple community, many iPhone X or iPhone 8/8 Plus users want to sync contacts from iPhone 8/8 Plus/X to Mac but don't know how. Here, in this post, we will show you two top ways to transfer contacts from iPhone 8/8 Plus to Mac with ease by using EaseUS MobiMover Free, iTunes and AirDrop. Meanwhile, EaseUS MobiMover can also help you to sync contacts from iPhone 8/8 Plus/X to the Windows computer with one-click if you have a PC available.

Method 1: How to sync contacts from iPhone 8/8 Plus/X to Mac with MobiMover for free

The FREEWARE, EaseUS MobiMover Free, serves to transfer data between iOS devices (iPhone/iPad in iOS 8 or later) and computer (Mac or PC) or between two iOS devices. The files MobiMover can transfer for you include contacts, photos, videos, messages, music, ringtones, and more. You can not only transfer contacts from iPhone to Mac but also do other things like transferring photos from Mac to iPhone. If you use MobiMover to sync contacts from your iPhone 8/8 Plus/X to Mac, you can view the transferred items on your Mac whenever you want and sync the contacts back to your iPhone if you need. Follow the steps below to learn how to easily and quickly sync contacts from iPhone to Mac.

Step 1: Connect your iPhone to your Mac running OS X 10.7 or later with a USB cable. Launch EaseUS MobiMover Free and choose iDevice to Mac.

How to transfer contacts from iPhone to Mac - Step 1

Step 2: If you want to transfer contacts only, go to click More and keep Contacts selected. As you can see, it would be time-saving to use MobiMover to transfer all the supported files from your iPhone to Mac at once.

How to transfer contacts from iPhone to Mac - Step 2

Step 3: Click the folder icon and set a storage path for the contacts to be copied to your Mac.

How to transfer contacts from iPhone to Mac - Step 3

Step 4: Click Transfer to begin transferring contacts from your iPhone to Mac. Wait for the process to finish patiently. If you want to check the imported items, open the contacts (in HTML format on your Mac) with a browser to do it.

How to transfer contacts from iPhone to Mac - Step 4

Method 2: How to sync contacts from iPhone 8/8 Plus/X to Mac with iTunes

iTunes is the most common way to back up iPhone contacts, music, videos and books. Each time the backup is done, you can go to the iTunes backup location on Mac to view and delete the exported files but you can't relocate, rename, and extract contents.

Step 1: Download and install the latest iTunes version on your Mac. Connect your iPhone 8/8 Plus/X to the Mac and Open iTunes. 

Step 2: Click the iPhone device in the upper left corner of iTunes, then click "This computer" and "Back Up Now" to sync the whole iPhone data to Mac, including contacts. 

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Method 3: How to sync contacts from iPhone 8/8 Plus/X to Mac with AirDrop

AirDrop enables you to share many kinds of files between iPhone 8/8 Plus/X and Mac, including notes, photos, videos, music, and contacts here. At first, please turn on the Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connection on both iPhone and Mac.

Step 1: Turn on AirDrop on iPhone 8/8 Plus/X and Mac. If you don't know how to turn on AirDrop in iOS 11, you'd better check the user guide.

Step 2: Go to the Contacts app and find the contact you want to sync to Mac.

Step 3: Tap “Share Contact”, tap “AirDrop” and choose your Mac to send the contacts.

Step 5: Switch to Mac, and tap “Accept” on the pop-up to receive the contacts from iPhone.

Repeat these steps to sync more contacts from iPhone 8/8 Plus/X to Mac. For AirDrop photos from iPhone to Mac or transfer notes from iPhone to Mac, please link to the topic page to get help.

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