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4 ways to transfer iPhone contacts to Gmail


Contacts are considered to be that part of the phone’s software which is extremely important and for the same reason users use different services to make sure that this data of the phone remains safe and secure. It is also to be noted that the best software in this regard is that one which is not cloud based due to the fact that the cloud based software programs can undergo many issues and problems including data theft and manipulation of any kind. It is therefore the need of the hour to make sure that the contacts of the iPhone remain safe and secure all the time and the best option in this regard is Gmail when it comes to online reputed services. Backed by the power of Google the Gmail has been regarded as the best and the securest service of all time. It not only stores the contacts but also ensures that they remain in such an environment which is safe, secure and risk free. It also makes necessary changes to the contacts to make sure that the person saving them faces no issue in finding any particular item. Transferring iPhone contacts to Google is the best way to make sure that the options available in this regard are fully utilized and person gets the best results. Some of the techniques and their detailed usage have been mentioned in this tutorial.

Part 1: Sync iphone contacts to Gmail directly

It is a simple and one step process which makes sure that the contacts are transferred to the Gmail without the interference of any external application and all the work is done on iPhone and iPhone alone. The process which is to be followed is mentioned below.

Following is the process that is to be followed in this regard to get the results in a super fast and coolest manner:

1.i. The user needs to tap settings > Mail contacts and calendars to begin the process correctly when it comes to direct syncing.

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2.ii. On the next screen the user needs to tap add account to make sure that the email accounts supported by the device pop up.

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3.iii. Google account is to be selected from the page that comes in next.

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4.iv. The user just has to make sure that the contacts are turned on and when this process has been completed and the Google account has been added heading back to the contacts screen will show that the syncing has begun automatically.

Part 2: Using iTunes

iTunes is a software that can be regarded as air for the iPhone as most of its functionalities depend upon this program. In order to transfer contacts through the iTunes the process is mentioned as below.

i. The iPhone is to be connected to the computer through a USB cable to start the process.

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ii. The user then needs to launch the iTunes software so that it can detect the device with ease and satisfaction.

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iii. Under the info tab the option of sync contacts with Google Contacts is to be chosen.

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iv. When prompted the user needs to enter the Gmail username and the password to proceed further in this regard.

v. For further clarification the user needs to visit www.gmail.com then Gmail >contacts.

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vi. All the contacts are imported to the Gmail directly.

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Part 3: Using icloud

iCloud is also considered to be the best software program that makes it possible for the users to transfer not only contacts but also the other media and the files that have been stored on the iPhone. To transfer the contacts in particular the user never needs any complex method or tools as everything is there by default to support the phenomenon. Following is the process in this regard.

i. The user needs to go to the URL www.icloud.com and enter the desired details.

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ii. The user then has to click the contacts icon.

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iii. All the contacts will then show up which have been synced with the iCloud.

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iv. The combination of ctrl + A is to be pressed so that all the contacts are selected and then the cod button at the bottom left corner is to be pressed to select the option of “Export vCard”.

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v. The URL www.gmail.com is to be accessed then. Afterwards Gmail > Contacts.

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vi. From the more option at the top of the window the sub category of import is to be selected.

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vii. The user will get the alert where he has to make sure that the vCard that was stored previously is imported to Gmail.

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viii. The process has been finished.

Part 4: Use TunesGo Retro

There are several advantages of using this software program and some of them are as follows.

  • No cloud network
  • Can transfer up to 90,000+ contacts in a single go.
  • It has highly positive reviews which shows that the software program has been developed in a highly controlled environment.
  • It transfers contacts without any data loss at all no matter how large the address book is.
  • It is also being offered by the company for a free trial so that purchasing decision becomes easy and simple.
  • The software has a GUI or graphical user interface which is very friendly.

The related process to make sure that the needful is done has been mentioned as follows.

i. The user needs to visit the URL http://www.wondershare.com/ios-manager/ to make sure that the software is downloaded and installed to get the main interface.

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ii. On the left column the tab of contacts is to be tapped.

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iii. It will show the contacts on all programs such as iTunes, iCloud and phone memory. The user needs to select the contacts one by one to ensure that all those are chosen which require export and click the import/export button.

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iv. From the corresponding dropdown the user needs to select the vCard file option so that all the contacts are transferred to the hard disk of the computer. Then Gmail > contacts.

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v. From the “More” option at the top of the page the user needs to select import.

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vi. The user needs to make sure that the prompt that comes in is dealt carefully and the vCard file is imported to the Gmail account to finish the process.

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