How to Fix iCloud Export vCard Not Working

Summary

Cannot export vCard contacts from iCloud? Read this guide to fix iCloud export vCard not working in several ways.

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Apr. 27, 2017

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Download AnyTrans firstly, and then try to export vCard from iCloud with it if you still fail to fix this iCloud vCard not working problem.

“Hi, I'm changing phones soon so I'm trying to export my iCloud contacts into a vcard. I followed the instructions, went onto icloud.com, logged in, selected all contacts, and clicked export as vcard. After clicking there was a very short "waiting for icloud.com..." message on my browser and then.... nothing. No vcard was downloaded...”

- An User from Apple Discussions

Sometimes you may need to export vCard contacts from iCloud, perhaps you want to save them to computer for backup, or you need to send the contacts to other people, whatever the reason is, you can download vCard contacts from iCloud.com. However, when we do this, all of us may meet the same trouble as the above user said - iCloud export vCard not working. You may have retried again and again or restarted the browser, but nothing changed. So in this article, we will help you fix the issue that iCloud won’t export vCard.

How to Fix iCloud Export vCard Not Working

Solution 1. Check Internet Connection

You need to sign in to iCloud.com and export vCard contacts from iCloud online, so the stable Internet connection is indispensable during the whole process. If you cannot export vCard from iCloud after you click Export vCard, please check the Internet connection at first.

Solution 2. Export vCards One by One

There may be hundreds of contacts stored in your iCloud, and if you download all the contacts at once, it is easy to make the browser stuck and do nothing. So you can try to export one contact at a time to check whether it will work or not.

Solution 3. Switch Another Browser

It is said that the issue of iCloud export vCard not working only occurs in certain web browsers, such as Google Chrome and IE browser. Then you can try to visit iCloud.com via Apple Safari or Firefox and export vCard contacts, it likely will work.

Solution 4. Reset vCard with A Joke

If you do not want to switch to another web browser, this solution may help you fix this issue.

Sign in to iCloud > Click Contacts > Click the gear in lower right corner > Click Preference > Doing nothing and tap Save.

Reset vCard Contacts with A Joke

Reset vCard Contacts with A Joke

Solution 5. Export iCloud vCard Contacts with AnyTrans

If the issue still exists, we recommend you use AnyTrans to export vCard contacts from iCloud. AnyTrans is an awarded software to manage iOS content, now it can also manage iCloud content in an easy way. AnyTrans helps you transfer content to iCloud from computer, and vice versa, including contacts, photos, notes and more. What’s more, it allows you to export contacts from iCloud in vCard/VCF and CSV format as you need. Now download AnyTrans and export vCard contacts from iCloud as the following steps.

Step 1. Run AnyTrans on your computer > Click iCloud Content > Sign in iCloud account.

How to Export vCard from iCloud with AnyTrans - Step 1

How to Export vCard from iCloud with AnyTrans - Step 1

Step 2. Click > Click Contacts.

How to Export vCard from iCloud with AnyTrans - Step 2

How to Export vCard from iCloud with AnyTrans - Step 2

Step 3. Click button to set the output format of contacts to VCF and the export path.

How to Export vCard from iCloud with AnyTrans - Step 3

How to Export vCard from iCloud with AnyTrans - Step 3

Step 4. Select the contacts you want to export > Click button.

How to Export vCard from iCloud with AnyTrans - Step 4

How to Export vCard from iCloud with AnyTrans - Step 4

The Bottom Line

With the above ways, we believe you have fixed the error of iCloud export vCard not working. By the way, AnyTrans also enables you to transfer content from iPhone/iPad/iPod to iCloud selectively, please do not forget to try AnyTrans.

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