2 Ways to Transfer Contacts from iPad to iPhone 7/iPhone 8/iPhone X for Free

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Myra Updated on Jun 06, 2018 to iPhone Data Transfer | How-to Articles

Applies To: iPhone and iPad running iOS 8 or later

Want to transfer the contacts from your iPad to your newly bought iPhone 7, iPhone 8 or iPhone X? Want to transfer contacts from iPad to iPhone with or without iTunes? Want a free tool to copy contacts from one iDevice to another? If that's exactly what you want, read this article and learn the two tips can have all your needs met. One is to use a FREE iOS data transfer tool called MobiMover, the other is to use iCloud to sync contacts between iOS devices. Read on to get the details and compare the two tips. Then choose the one that you think is better to apply to your devices.

How to transfer contacts from iPad to iPhone 7/iPhone 8/iPhone X

Tip 1: How to import contacts from iPad to iPhone 7/iPhone 8/iPhone X without iCloud (Free Tip)

If you are looking for the way to transfer contacts from iPad to iPhone without iCloud to avoid data syncing, this tip is a better choice for you. The tool that can help you make it is MobiMover Free, a professionally designed iOS data transfer tool. With MobiMover installed on your computer (Mac or PC), you can transfer data between iOS devices (iPhone/iPad) or between iOS device and computer. The files you can share include contacts, notes, photos, videos, audios and more, depending on the feature you'd like to use. The surprise is that you can use MobiMover without any cost. Sounds attractive? Then follow the steps below to transfer contacts from iPad to iPhone with MobiMover. (If you need to, you can transfer contacts from iPhone to PC to make a backup to prevent complete data loss.)

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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, you can also share other files between iOS devices like transferring photos from iPhone to iPad or share files between iPhone/iPad and PC like importing photos from iPhone to computer and exporting music from computer to iPad. If you have tried the tip above, you will find MobiMover really useful and convenient. You can also go to the complete guide of MobiMover Free to learn more about the features of MobiMover. Don't hesitate to equip your PC with this powerful tool.

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Tip 2: How to transfer contacts from iPad to iPhone 7/iPhone 8/iPhone X with iCloud

iCloud enables you to sync contacts among your iCloud devices. Before you transfer contacts from iPad to iPhone7, iPhone 8 or iPhone X, you need to make sure that the contacts on your iPad are synced to iCloud. If not, you can:

Step 1: Open "Settings" on your iPad and tap on your name.

Step 2: Choose "iCloud" and then toggle on "Contacts".

After that, you can sync contacts from iPad to your iPhone 7, iPhone 8 or iPhone X with the following steps:

Step 1: Open "Settings" on your iPhone and click your name.

Step 2: Choose "iCloud" and switch on "Contacts".

Step 3: Choose "Merge" when the notification "Your contacts will be merged with iCloud" and begin the syncing process.

How to transfer contacts from iPad to iPhone - Tip 2