How to Transfer Contacts from iPhone 6/7 to iPhone 8/8 Plus in 3 Ways

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

Have bought the newly released iPhone 8/8 Plus and want to transfer contacts from your previous iPhone 6 or iPhone 7 to your new iPhone 8? Want to copy contacts from your iPhone 6 to iPhone 8 without iCloud? Want to transfer contacts from iPhone 6/7 to iPhone 8 without iTunes to avoid data syncing? If that's exactly what you want, no worry, there is a FREE way to meet all your needs, which is to use MobiMover Free. Just equip your computer with MobiMover and let it help you to transfer data from one iPhone to another. Read on to get the details below.

Part 1: How to transfer contacts from iPhone 6/7 to iPhone 8/8 Plus without iCloud/iTunes (Free Tip)

A useful and powerful alternative to iTunes is MobiMover Free. As an iOS data transfer master, MobiMover can help you transfer files from one iPhone/iPad to another, sync data from computer to your iPhone/iPad and back up your iPhone/iPad content to computer easily and quickly. The files supported include contacts, notes, messages, photos, audios, videos and more, depending on which feature you'd like to use. And the surprise is that you can use MobiMover without any cost. As you may know now, transferring contacts from iPhone to iPhone is easy for you with MobiMover.

Now, click the button to safely download and install EaseUS MobiMover Free on your computer, then follow the steps below to learn how to transfer contacts from iPhone 6/7 to iPhone 8 with MobiMover.

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Step 1: Connect both your old iPhone and new iPhone 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 iPhone to another.)

How to transfer contacts from iPhone to iPhone X/8/8 Plus - Step 1

Step 2: Select the contacts you want to transfer from iPhone to iPhone X/8/8 Plus and click the Transfer to Other Device button. (One difference between the 1-Click Transfer and Custom Transfer is that the former helps to transfer all contacts from iPhone to iPhone at once, while the latter enables you to select specific items to copy.)

How to transfer contacts from iPhone to iPhone X/8/8 Plus - Step 2

Step 3: After clicking the button, select the target iPhone, namely your iPhone X, iPhone 8, or iPhone 8 Plus. Then MobiMover will begin transferring contacts from iPhone to iPhone. When it has finished, go to your iPhone X/8/8 Plus to check the contacts if you need to.

How to transfer contacts from iPhone to iPhone X/8/8 Plus - Step 3

You can transfer photos from old iPhone to new iPhone 8 using the similar way.

With MobiMover installed on your PC, you can transfer files not only between two iOS devices but also between computer and iPhone/iPad. For example, you can export files from computer to your iPhone/iPad by transferring music from computer to iPad and downloading photos from computer to iPhone, or you can copy your iPhone/iPad content to computer by backing up text messages on iPhone to computer and importing videos from iPhone to computer.

Part 2: How to copy contacts from iPhone 6/iPhone 7 to iPhone 8/iPhone 8 Plus with iCloud

If you sign in to your iPhones with the same Apple ID and connect both of your iPhones to a stable Wi-Fi network, you can also copy contacts from iPhone to iPhone with iCloud. Perform the steps below on both of your iPhones.

Step 1: Open Settings App on your iPhone.

Step 2: Go to [your name] > iCloud.

Step 3: Toggle on Contacts and click Merge.

Part 3: How to move contacts from iPhone 6/iPhone 7 to iPhone 8/iPhone 8 Plus with AirDrop

AirDrop is a built-in feature on iOS devices that helps to send files from one AirDrop-supported device to another. It's no exception when it comes to transferring contacts from iPhone 6 to iPhone 8. Follow the steps below to move contacts from iPhone to iPhone with AirDrop.

Step 1: Open Control Center on both of your iDevices.

Step 2: Tap on AirDrop to turn it on and make sure you have switched on WLAN and Bluetooth.

Step 3: Go to the Contacts App on your source iPhone 7 or iPhone 6, tap on the contacts you'd like to send to your new iPhone and then choose Share Contact.

Step 4: Click AirDrop and choose the target device, namely your iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus.

Step 5: Then a notification will pop up on your iPhone 8/8 Plus. Tap on the notification to receive the contact and then check it in the Contacts App.