Transfer Contacts from iPhone to iPhone 8 with MobiMover Free

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The first thing when you have got and set up brand new iPhone 8 on the release day is to copy the contacts from old iPhone to iPhone 8 for quick normal usages of making calls and sending messages. Then, how to make it in a quite simple and effective way? In this post, we offer you two free ways to transfer contacts from iPhone to iPhone 8 by using EaseUS MobiMover Free and iTunes. The former one is the simplest and the second one is the most common, have a comparison and make a wise choice. 

Transfer contacts from iPhone to iPhone 8 with MobiMover Free

As we mentioned before, using EaseUS MobiMover Free to transfer contacts from iPhone to iPhone 8 is the easiest method as it enables you to move only contacts as required to iPhone 8 without any data overwriting but just one-click. Besides, other supported iPhone files are messages, notes, calendars, books, PDF, voice mails, Safari bookmarks & history, photos, music, and videos. What's more, MobiMover is the only totally free iPhone data transfer software in the world suits you best if you have no purchase plan for a comprehensive iPhone transfer tool.

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Step 1: Connect your iPhones to your computer, launch EaseUS MobiMover and choose iDevice to iDevice.

How to transfer contacts from iPhone to iPhone - Step 1

Step 2: Make sure your source iPhone and target iPhone are set correctly. Then go to More and choose Contacts.

How to transfer contacts from iPhone to iPhone - Step 2

Step 3: Keep the category/categories you want to copy selected and click Transfer to start transferring contacts from iPhone to iPhone. When it has done, go to the Contacts app on your target device to check the items.

How to transfer contacts from iPhone to iPhone - Step 3

Transfer contacts from iPhone to iPhone 8 with iTunes 

The precondition for using iTunes to transfer contacts to iPhone 8 is an iTunes backup from the old iPhone, which includes iPhone contacts backup. Different from MobiMover Free that allows for transferring contacts category only but not data loss, iTunes syncing will send the whole old iPhone data to your new iPhone 8 and erase the existed data on iPhone 8. 

1. Connect your old iPhone to the computer via USB cable.

2. Run iTunes, and click the iPhone device button along the top menu bar. If you are unlucky to meet iTunes can't recognize your iPhone, fix it to access next steps. 

3. Choose Back Up Now on the right side and press Apply to back up the voice memos from iPhone to the computer. 

4. Plug out your old iPhone and reconnect iPhone 8 to the computer.

3. Click iPhone 8 button, and choose Restore Backup in the right side panel. 

4. Choose the latest iPhone backup contains the complete contacts. 

5. Click Restore to sync the contacts backup to your iPhone 8.

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