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How to Transfer Contacts from iPhone to iPhone for Free

2017-05-22 15:35:57 Posted by Myra to iPhone Data Transfer

Summary:
If you are searching for free ways to transfer contacts from iPhone to iPhone, you can read this article to learn the three tips about how to make it. The tips can be applied to iPhone 4s or later.

"How to transfer contacts from iPhone to iPhone with/without iCloud?", "How to transfer contacts from iPhone to iPhone with/without iTunes", people always ask. If you have questions like these, read this blog post and it will perfectly solve your problem by providing three tips on how to import contacts from one iPhone to another. If you are searching for ways to transfer contacts from iPhone to iPhone without iCloud/iTunes, the method introduced in Part 1 can help you by using an iOS data transfer tool called MobiMover. While if you are looking for ways to import contacts from one iPhone to another using iCloud/iTunes, go to Part 2 or Part 3 to get the tips.

Part 1: How to transfer contacts from iPhone to iPhone for free with MobiMover

How to transfer contacts from iPhone to iPhone without iCloud/iTunes and without losing the existing contacts on your device? The answer to it is using MobiMover Free, an iOS data transfer tool. With MobiMover, you can transfer data between two iOS devices (iPhone/iPad) or between iOS device and PC for completely free. The supported files are contacts, notes, calendars, photos, videos, audios and more, depending on the feature you'd like to use. With MobiMover, you can manage your iPhone/iPad content easily by doing things like transferring photos from iPhone to iPhone, transferring music from computer to iPad, backing up text messages on iPhone and more. Want to know how to use MobiMover to transfer contacts from one iPhone to another? Follow the steps below to learn how to make it quickly.

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

Step 2: Connect your two iOS devices to PC and run MobiMover. To avoid switching the two devices later, you'd better connect the source device to your PC first. Once connected, a prompt will appear on your iPhone screen asking you whether to trust this computer or not. Tap on "Trust" to continue.

How to transfer contacts from iPhone to iPhone - Part 1 - 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. (If you have turned on iCloud contacts on your iPhone, you need to switch it off to view the contacts in MobiMover.)

How to transfer contacts from iPhone to iPhone - Part 1 - Step 3

Step 4: After choosing the target iPhone, 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 target device.

How to transfer contacts from iPhone to iPhone - Part 1 - 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.

How to transfer contacts from iPhone to iPhone - Part 1 - Step 5

If you find MobiMover really useful and easy, you can go the complete guide of MobiMover Free to learn more details.

Part 2: How to sync contacts from iPhone to iPhone with iCloud

iCloud enables you to transfer contacts from old iPhone to new iPhone by syncing. Before you sync the contacts to your new iPhone, make sure that the contacts on your iPhone are synced to iCloud. If not, you can:

Step 1: Open "Settings" on your old iPhone and choose "iCloud".

Step 2: Tap on the button to turn on "Contacts".

After that, you can sync contacts to your new iPhone with the following steps:

Step 1: Open "Settings" on your new iPhone and choose "iCloud".

Step 2: Tap on the button to turn on "Contacts".

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

Transfer contacts from iPhone to iPhone with iCloud

Part 3: How to copy contacts from iPhone to iPhone with iTunes

As is always the case, using iTunes can solve a lot of data transfer problems. Similarly, transferring contacts from iPhone to iPhone with iTunes also requires you back up your old iPhone before you move them to your new iPhone. The difference is that other data like will be transferred together with your Contacts to your new iPhone. If this is what you need, follow the next steps.

Back up your old iPhone with iTunes first.

Step 1: Connect your iPhone to computer and run "iTunes".

Step 2: Tap on the device icon and choose "Summary".

Step 3: Choose "This computer" and hit on "Back Up Now".

Transfer contacts from iPhone to iPhone with iTunes - Back up old iPhone

Then transfer contacts to your new iPhone by restoring your new iPhone with iTunes backup.

Step 1: Connect your iPhone to computer and launch "iTunes".

Step 2: Tap on the device icon and choose "Summary".

Step 3: Choose "Restore Backup" and choose a backup when the "Restore from Backup" window pops out. (you may need to switch off "Find My iPhone" on your new device.)

Step 4: Click "Restore" to transfer contacts from iPhone to iPhone.

Transfer contacts from iPhone to iPhone with iTunes