How to Share Contacts from iPhone to iPad

If you want to access your iPhone contacts on your iPad, this guide will show you how to share contacts from an iPhone to an iPad using the most easiest and fastest ways available. At the end, you will have all of your iPhone’s contacts on your iPad. Read on to learn how.

By iMobie | Posted on: Nov. 27, 2018, Last Updated: Nov. 29, 2018
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Most of us prefer to keep our contacts on our iPhones as that is what we use as our daily driver. iPads, on the other hand, are usually used for tasks other than calling and so most people do not keep their contacts on their iPads. However, there are situations when you need to share contacts from iPhone to iPad. If you have found yourself in such a situation where you need to get your iPhone contacts on your iPad, the following guide will help you do it.

There are actually multiple ways to transfer contacts from an iPhone to iPad and you are free to choose any method that you think is suitable for you. So without further ado, let’s check out various ways of sharing contacts between an iPhone and an iPad.

How to Share Contacts from iPhone to iPad Using AnyTrans for iOS

While there are official methods available to transfer your iPhone contacts to your iPad, those are not the most flexible ways of doing the job. Instead, you can use a third-party app like AnyTrans for iOS that will make it a breeze for you to share your contacts from iPhone to iPad. Check out the main features of AnyTrans for iOS:

AnyTrans for iOS – iPhone Contacts Transfer

Wondering how can you share contacts from iPhone to iPad directly? AnyTrans for iOS as a professional and efficient iOS data manager can help you out. It enables you to transfer contacts from one iDevice to another without hassle.

Download AnyTrans for iOS on your PC/Mac now. Let’s see how to share iPhone contacts with iPad using AnyTrans for iOS:

Step 1Launch AnyTrans for iOS on your Windows PC or Mac > Connect both your iPhone and your iPad to your computer using suitable cables > Under Device Manager tab, scroll down to get to the categories screen.

How to Share Contacts from iPhone to iPad Using AnyTrans for iOS - Step 1

How to Share Contacts from iPhone to iPad Using AnyTrans for iOS – Step 1

Step 2Click on the option that reads Contacts.

How to Share Contacts from iPhone to iPad Using AnyTrans for iOS - Step 2

How to Share Contacts from iPhone to iPad Using AnyTrans for iOS – Step 2

Step 3If you want to transfer all of these contacts, select them all, or choose the ones you wish to transfer > Click on the To Device button at the top-right corner of your screen.

The app will start sharing your iPhone contacts with your iPad and you will soon see your contacts in the Contacts app on your iPad. That’s all there is to it.

How to Share Contacts from iPhone to iPad Using AnyTrans for iOS - Step 3

How to Share Contacts from iPhone to iPad Using AnyTrans for iOS – Step 3

How to Share Contacts from iPhone to iPad Using iCloud

Ever since Apple launched the iCloud service, sharing things have become much easier than ever with Apple devices. You can make use of iCloud to get your iPhone contacts on your iPad and it is pretty easy to do that. The following shows how you can go about using iCloud to transfer iPhone contacts over to an iPad.

Step 1Connect your iPhone and iPad to the WiFi network > Log in with the same Apple ID on your iPhone and iPad.

Step 2On your iPad, launch the Settings app > Tap on your Apple ID > iCloud > Open the iCloud sync options panel and turn the toggle for Contacts to the ON position.

How to Share Contacts from iPhone to iPad Using iCloud

How to Share Contacts from iPhone to iPad Using iCloud

Step 3Tap on Merge option > Your iPad will start syncing your iPhone contacts from iCloud and soon you will have all of your contacts on your iPad.

Conclusion

Sharing things should always be easy but unfortunately that doesn’t seem to be the case with Apple devices. Therefore, it is highly recommended that you use AnyTrans for iOS to make it easier for you to share content like your iPhone contacts with your iPad and make items available on all of your devices. Download it now and have a try. We hope the above guide helps you share your iPhone contacts with your iPad without any hassle.

iMobie

Member of iMobie team, an Apple fan as well as an anime lover. Like to share solutions on iOS and Android related problems.