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How to Transfer Contacts From iPhone to iPhone

Hi, friends, Hope you are enjoying your day. Today I am going to discuss with you about how to transfer Contacts from iPhone to iPhone. The main problem while changing our iPhone is contacts, so we want to transfer all the contacts, but it is not an easy task in the iPhone. Then we will look for the easy steps through which you can get your contacts list will be successfully transferred to your new phone. So, common let’s get into the process and then follow the below methods carefully.

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We all know that iPhone to iPhone transfer is somewhat easy when compared with the iPhone top other mobile transfers. So, here I will tell you three methods which are 100% working and also they will transfer all of your contacts with speed and accuracy. These three methods include iTunes, iCloud and Messaging. So, please make sure that you have connected to the internet or strong Wifi. And also make sure that you have a Windows PC with you. Because you have to connect your iPhoen with windows PC to proceed with the following methods. Also, Read Transfer Photos from iPhone to iPhone.

Method 1: Transfer Contacts from iPhone to iPhone using iCloud

We can transfer contacts from iPhone to iPhone very easily using this iCloud. It is the best iPhone feature by which we can save all our iPhone data on the servers and can retrieve it anytime you want. So, let’s know the process through which you can transfer contacts from iPhone to iPhone.

Step 1: Open the iPhone settings from which you are transferring your contacts. Please make sure that both the iPhones are connected to the same WiFi network.

To open the wifi, click on settings, Wifi and slide the toggle bar “On“, then enter the password of the network(If needed).

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Step 2: In this step, you have to sign in to your Apple ID through which your iCloud account is connected. If you already have an account, you can directly open it, or else create a new account.

step 3: Go to settings and click on iCloud. And in that, you can see different options through which you have to select “Contacts” slide the on the button to turn it to Green.

Step 4: Now, scroll down to the menu and tap on “iCloudBackup”  and then make it also “ON” by sliding the bar beside the option. It turns to Green.

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Step 5: And then click on “Backup Now” which is present below the iCloud options. Now your iPhoens contacts are saved in iCloud.

Step 6: Now, open your new iPhone, Unlock it and Goto settings. Just like the above step. And the next step is also same, Register or Sign-in with Apple ID.

Step 7: Go to the “iCloud” and then Click on “Contacts“, and turn them “ON“.

Step 8: Now click on the Home button and open Contacts app on your New iPhone. Now, you can see all the contacts synced with this device.

Step 9: If you have not seen contacts then swipe down on the screen to refresh the page. Now you will definitely see your Contact enjoy!

Method 2: Transfer contacts by using iTunes Backup

  • Turn on your PC and open the iTunes app on windows PC. Click on the “iTunes” shortcut icon in the home screen. It is faster process when compared to the above step.

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  • In this step connect your iPhone with the PC using USB cable. Now,  you can see that the iTunes will automatically detect the iPhone connected to it.
  • You can see the device Information here. Now, go to This Computer option and then Click on “BackupNow“.

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  • Now your PC will save all the data from your iPhone. You can share your contacts to new iPhone now.
  • Open the new iPhone and configure all the settings and also Login with the same old Apple-ID.
  • If you want to restore iPhone, then tap on the “Backup From iTunes”. Now you have to connect your New iPhone to PC.
  • Connect to PC and wait for the backup files to be loaded. Now, your iPhone will be loaded with all the old contacts.
  • So, here you can see contacts by tapping on the “Contacts” icon in the New iPhone.

Method 3: Share contacts through Messages and E-mail

1St Step: Open the Contacts app on your iPhone. You can also open the Phone app and select the “Contacts” tab.

2nd Step: Click the contact that you want to send to someone. You can send the contact details to any contact on your list.

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3rd Step: Tap Share Contact. This opens the “Share” menu.

4th step: Select the app you want to use to share. This will open the app with your contact file attached. You can send the contact using Messages, Mail, or other messaging apps.

5Th step: Enter the name of the person you wish to share the contact with. Your contact will be sent to the recipient in VCF format. If the recipient opens the message on their iPhone, tapping the VCF file will load the contact as a new entry in their Contacts app.

Final Words

So, friends here  I have given you three best methods through which you can transfer contacts to new iPhone. Hope you successfully transferred your iPhone contacts from one iPhone to another. If you like this post then share it to your facebook, twitter and Instagram accounts, also please give your feedback to us. Write to us in the comment section below, If you have any queries don’t hesitate to ask. Thank you so much for visiting our website, keep visiting our site for more iPhoen updates.