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How to Easily Transfer iPhone Contacts to Gmail

Dec 05, 2017 / Updated by Cedric Grantham to iPhone Data Transfer

Summary:
This well-arranged blog provides users three top ways to import iPhone contacts to Gmail through iPhone settings options, iTunes and iCloud. What's more, EaseUS MobiMover Free provides you the integrated iPhone backup, transfer and management solutions.

We have multiple solutions to back up and transfer iPhone contacts, and Google Gmail is one of the reliable choices. Importing iPhone contacts to Gmail can keep contacts data safe and risk-free. Let’s see how to transfer iPhone contacts to Gmail with three simple-to-use methods in following texts. 

How to import iPhone contacts to Gmail in 3 simple ways

Transfer iPhone contacts to Gmail via Settings

Refer to following guides to import iPhone contacts to Gmail on iPhone through settings options alone without the interference of any external application

For iOS 10.2 and earlier: Go to "Settings" > tap "Mail, Contacts, Calendars" > tap "Add Account" > choose "Google" from pop-up list > slide the "Contacts" on > when this process has been completed, the iPhone contacts will be transferred to Gmail automatically.

For iOS 10.3 and later: Go to "Settings" > tap "Contacts" > tap "Accounts" > tap "Add Account" > choose "Google" > enter your Gmail account > slide "Contacts" on.

Export iPhone contacts to Gmail with iTunes

Itunes also can be used to export iPhone contacts to Gmail. Apart from this, iTunes is the most common way to back up iPhone, including all the music, playlist, videos, books messages, photos and apps.  

1. Connect iPhone to the computer through an Apple supportable USB cable, and then run iTunes with the latest version.

2. Click "Info" tab, choose "Sync Contacts" with "Google Contacts". Next, enter the Gmail username and the password.

3. After you have access Gmail account, the transfer and sync process will automatically start, you can go to your Gmail and choose "Contacts" to check the imported contacts.

transfer iphone contacts to gmail with itunes

Transfer iPhone contacts to Gmail with iCloud

iCloud is another common solution to import contacts to Gmail, and with iCloud Keychain technique, the exported contacts are 100% secure. Follow steps below.

1. Go to the www.icloud.com on a web browser and enter your Apple account with correct username & password.

2. Click the Contacts and choose all your synced contacts item in iCloud.

3. Right-click to choose to export the contacts to computer. At last, transfer the exported contacts to Gmail.

export iphone contacts from icloud

Having used above methods to transfer iPhone contacts to Gmail? Here also comes the instructions on how to import Google contacts to iPhone in the vice versa, check the guides if necessary.

How to transfer iPhone contacts to computer for backup

For backing up iPhone contacts, transferring them to the computer is a wise action and all your need is an excellent and free iPhone data transfer software, and EaseUS MobiMover Free can meet this requirement. With MobiMover, you can quickly transfer iPhone contacts to computer with one-click after you tick the contacts to transfer.

1. Download and install EaseUS MobiMover on your computer by clicking the download below. The system requirement is Windows 7, 8, 8.1 and 10. What's more, you also need to install iTunes on your computer for iPhone data reading, which is inevitable for a third-party iPhone manager. 

2. Connect your iPhone to the computer with a compatible USB cable. Run MobiMover after you've checked the connection is OK, choose "Transfer to Computer" in the main interface. Afterwards, tick contacts in the iPhone content list.

choose contacts to transfer

3. To give you a better file view and management, we highly recommend you to save the contacts to a customized route on the computer by clicking "Browse" button in the transfer screen. If you don't set it by yourself, the contacts will be saved to a folder called "Exported by MobiMover" at the computer desk.

set the storage path

4. Choose "Transfer" to begin to transfer iPhone contacts to computer. Besides contacts, transferring photos from iPhone to computer with EaseUS MobiMover is in the same way, just connect your iPhone to the computer, run MobiMover, choose "Transfer to Computer", tick "Photos" and click "Transfer".

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