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

Updated on Feb 08, 2018 by Myra to iPhone Data Transfer

Summary:
Looking for the way to transfer contacts from your old iPhone 6/iPhone 7 to your new iPhone 8/iPhone 8 Plus with or without iCloud? Read this blog post and learn the free and fast ways to make it.

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. Follow the steps below to learn how to transfer contacts from iPhone 6/7 to iPhone 8 with MobiMover.

Step 1: Download and install EaseUS MobiMover Free on your Windows PC running Windows 10/8.1/8/7. For MobiMover to access the data on your devices, you need to install iTunes on your computer, too.

Step 2: Connect both of your iPhones to PC and launch MobiMover. To avoid switching the two devices later, you'd better connect the source device, namely your iPhone 6/7 in this case, to your PC first. After the connection, a prompt will appear on your iPhone screen asking you whether to trust this computer or not. Tap on Trust to continue.

Transfer contacts from iPhone 6/iPhone 7 to iPhone 8/iPhone 8 Plus - Step 2

Step 3: Go to Custom > Contacts, select the contacts you'd like to transfer, click the Transfer to Other Device icon and then choose the target device, namely your iPhone 8. (If you have turned on iCloud contacts on your iPhone, you need to switch it off to view the contacts in MobiMover.) You can transfer photos from old iPhone to new iPhone 8 using the similar way.

Transfer contacts from iPhone 6/iPhone 7 to iPhone 8/iPhone 8 Plus - Step 3

Step 4: After choosing your iPhone 8, the transfer will begin automatically. There is no need to select a folder to save the contacts on your target device because the items transferred will be saved in the corresponding App. For example, in this case, the contacts will be imported to the Contacts App on your iPhone 8. 

Transfer contacts from iPhone 6/iPhone 7 to iPhone 8/iPhone 8 Plus - Step 4

Step 5: The contacts will be transferred to another device within seconds/minutes, depending on how many items you'd like to transfer. When it's completed, you can go to the Contacts App on your target device to check the items.

Transfer contacts from iPhone 6/iPhone 7 to iPhone 8/iPhone 8 Plus - Step 5

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.