How to Transfer Contacts from iPhone to Windows/Mac Address Book
Looking for a way to transfer and backup your iPhone contacts to your Windows or Mac Address Book? You're in the right place. This article is going to show you two solutions about how to transfer contacts from iPhone to Mac/Windows address book. To Use this two solutions, you need to use two tools. One Solution is to use Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS (Mac) or Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS (Windows). To use the second solution, you can use this tool - Wondershare TunesGo (Windows). As an iTunes companion, TunesGo lets you transfer contacts from iPhone to Windows Address Book quickly. Besides, it enables you to transfer your iPhone music, playlists, videos, photos and even SMS to computer.
Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS (Mac) or Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS (Windows) installed on your computer, which can help to backup contacts from your iPhone to Mac/Windows Address Book easily in several steps, no matter you are using iPhone 5/4S/4/3GS.
Download Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS below, and try it for free!
Next, let's try Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS (Mac) to transfer contacts on iPhone 5/4S/4/3GS to Mac Address Book in two ways.
First of all, install and run the program on your computer. You'll see the main interface as follows. There two ways for you to get your contacts from iPhone: from the iTunes backup file, or directly from iOS devices.
Step 1: Connect your iPhone to the computer
If you choose to transfer from iOS devices, you'll see the window below after connecting your iPhone 4/3GS.
Before the scan, follow the steps below to enter your iPhone's scanning mode first::
- Hold your iPhone and click the Start button.
- Pressing Power and Home buttons simultaneously for 10 seconds.
- After 10 seconds, release the Power button, but keep holding Home for another 15 seconds.
If you use iPhone 5 or iPhone 4S, the program will show as follows after you connect the device. Click the Start Scan to begin.
Step 2: Start to scan your iPhone
When the program begins scanning your iPhone, it will be like below.
Step 3: Preview and transfer iPhone contacts to Mac
You can preview all data that has been found on your iPhone after the scan. Choose Contacts and check the list one by one, then mark those you want and click Recover, you can save them all on your computer with one click.
Step 1: Select your iPhone backup to extract
You'll get the window below after choosing to recover from iTunes backup files Above. If there are more than one backup files of your iPhone, select the one with a recent date, and click Scan to extract contents of the backup file.
Step 2: Save iPhone conacts to Mac Address Book
When the scan finishes, you can preview the whole contents of your iPhone contacts here. Check the contacts checking box and click Recover to save your iPhone contacts on the Mac.
Then, open Address Book and the saved contacts file on your Mac. Select all the .vcf contacts and drag them all to the address book. Ok. You've successfully transferred contacts from your iPhone to Mac Address Book.
That's the tutorial about how to transfer iPhone contacts to Mac Address Book. Now, why not download the program to have a try?
As I mentioned, you just need to download a program - Wondershare TunesGo (for Windows users). This tool empowers you to transfer contacts from iPhone's memory, iCloud, Yahoo!, Exchange and more accounts to Windows Address Book, Outlook Express, Outlook 2003/2007/2010/2013, Windows Live Mail and the PC easily.
Download this program and have a try.
Step 1: Install and run this program
At first, install this program on your computer. Run it then. Connect your iPhone with the computer by using a USB cable. This program will detect your iPhone as soon as your iPhone is conencted. After that, you get the priamry window below:
Note: With TunesGo, you're able to transfer contacts from iPhone 5/4/4S/3GS running iOS 5 and iOS 6 to Window Address Book.
Step 2: Copy iPhone contacts to Windows Address Book
In the left directory tree, click "Contacts". Choose an account like iCloud, or select the phone contacts. The contact window appears on the right. Select the contacts that you want to copy to Address Book. Click "Import/Export". In the drop-down menu, either choose "Export All Contacts" or "Export Selected Contacts". Then, you get six choices: to Multiple vCard Files, to a Single vCard File, to Outlook Express, to Windows Address Book, to Windows Live Mail and to Outlook 2003/2007/2010/2013. Choose "Windows Address Book". During the process, make sure your iPhone is connected.
Note: You ought to sign in the accounts on your iPhone before transferring contacts on iCloud, Yahoo!, Exchange, etc to Windows Address Book.
Download TunesGo to copy iPhone contacts to Address Book.