How to Transfer Outlook Contacts to iCloud Account with Ease

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Outlook is an indispensable office software that can help users to deal with emails, contacts, and calendars in daily work. While for iPhone or iPad users, one of the big demands is to integrate the contacts or calendars in Outlook with iCloud, through which, they can sync and update the data between Outlook and iOS device timely. In our last page, we have talked about how to import Google/Gmail contacts to iCloud on iPhone/iPad in details. Here, in this blog, we are going to show you how to transfer Outlook contacts to iCloud account in two simple ways, check the two one-by-one.

Method 1: How to transfer Outlook contacts to iCloud with iCloud Control Panel

iCloud Control Panel can be installed on both Windows computer and Mac to sync data to iPhone or iPad. And transferring Outlook contacts to iCloud with iCloud Control Panel is quite simple to make.

1. If you are Windows users, you need to download and install iCloud Control Panel on your computer. And then sign in with the same iCloud account with that on iPhone. If you are Mac users, the iCloud Control Panel is pre-installed, and you just need to launch iCloud Preference Panel on your Mac directly.

2. Next, only choose "Mail, Contacts, Calendars, and Tasks" and click Apply. Thus, all the Contacts, Calendars, Mail and Tasks on Outlook will be imported into iCloud.

Related tip: How to sync Outlook calendar to iPhone to synchronize the calendar events from Outlook to your iPhone for more conveniences. 

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Method 2: How to transfer Outlook contacts to iCloud via iCloud.com

If you don't want to download the iCloud Control Panel on your computer, you can just transfer Outlook contacts to iCloud via iCloud.com. See simple tips below. 

1. Run Outlook on your computer, go to "Contacts," and copy the contacts to on your desktop.

2. Open a browser and go to icloud.com, sign in your iCloud account.

3. Click on "Contacts" and tap the "Setting" icon on the down, left the corner, choose "Import Vcard."

4. Navigate to your computer and choose then the contacts files you've just exported from Outlook. Then, the contacts will be imported into your iCloud account. 

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Bonus Tip: How to transfer contacts from iPhone/iPad to the Windows computer

As one of the most critical data categories on iPhone, contact is the first thing you need to consider when you want to back up iPhone to the Windows computer. And there are many ways you can choose to transfer contacts from iOS device to the computer, including iTunes and iCloud. For a majority of iPhone or iPad users, they are quite familiar with iTunes & iCloud backup. Here, what we want to recommend you is the top one 100% free iPhone data transfer software in the market - EaseUS MobiMover Free to help you transfer contacts from iPhone/iPad to the Windows PC/laptop in one-click. And other supportable files by MobiMover Free are messages, music, videos, playlists, calendars, books, Safari bookmarks, and photos.

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Step 1: Connect your iOS device to your computer (Mac or PC) and click Trust in the prompt on your iPhone to trust this computer. Launch EaseUS MobiMover and choose iDevice to Mac/PC.

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Step 2: Go to More and select Contacts. If you need to, you can transfer other file types along with messages from your iPhone/iPad to computer all at once.

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Step 3: Tap the folder icon and choose a path to save the contacts to be transferred.

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Step 4: Tap Transfer to start transferring contacts from your iPhone/iPad to your computer. When it has completed, go to the selected folder to check the items. (The contacts copied to your Mac will be saved as an HTML file. Open it with a browser to view the details.)

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