How to Transfer Contacts from iPhone X/iPhone 8 (Plus) to Mac

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Wondering about how to transfer contacts from iPhone X/iPhone 8 (Plus) to Mac? This guide will share you 3 methods to help you import contacts from iPhone X/iPhone 8 (Plus) to Mac with no effort.

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Oct. 24, 2017

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Kept a lot of contacts on your iPhone, and want to import them to Mac for a backup so as not to lose them due to various unexpected reasons? Or you just want to make and receive phone calls with Mac, for convenience only. No matter what reasons you want to transfer your iPhone contacts to Mac, a reliable and efficient way is what you prefer to complete the job. And here in this guide, we will show you 3 efficient yet safe methods to help you import contacts from iPhone X/iPhone 8 (Plus) to Mac with great ease.

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Method 1. How to Transfer Contacts from iPhone X/8 (Plus) to Mac with AnyTrans

AnyTrans is highly recommended by lots of iOS users for iPhone contacts transfer, as it is the most time-saving and labor-saving way. Now, let’s check what it can do for you.

1. It allows you to transfer contacts from iPhone X/8/7/SE/6S/6/5/5S/4S/4 to Mac/PC computer without limitation.

2. It allows you to preview and select the contacts you want to import to your Mac, but not all your contacts. You can even manage your contacts within AnyTrans directly, such as delete multiple unwanted contacts at once, add or edit the contact, etc.

3. Unlike transferring contacts via iCloud, you don’t need to log into same iCloud account on iPhone and Mac.

4. Besides contacts, it also enables you to transfer photos, videos, music, messages, ringtones, notes, etc. from iPhone to Mac in 1 click.

5. It is also qualified for transferring contacts and other iOS files from iPhone/iPad/Mac/PC/iTunes to iPhone/iPad.

Step 1. Download AnyTrans and install it on your Mac > Launch it > Connect your iPhone to Mac with its USB cable > Click Device tab > Go to category page.

How to Transfer Contacts from iPhone X/iPhone 8 (Plus) to Mac – Step 1

How to Transfer Contacts from iPhone X/iPhone 8 (Plus) to Mac – Step 1

Step 2. Click on Contacts.

How to Transfer Contacts from iPhone X/iPhone 8 (Plus) to Mac – Step 2

How to Transfer Contacts from iPhone X/iPhone 8 (Plus) to Mac – Step 2

Step 3. Preview and select the contacts you prefer > Click on To Computer button to import your contacts to Mac in the format of vCard to CSV, or you can click on To Mac Contacts App button to transfer the contacts to Mac address book.

How to Transfer Contacts from iPhone X/iPhone 8 (Plus) to Mac – Step 3

How to Transfer Contacts from iPhone X/iPhone 8 (Plus) to Mac – Step 3

Method 2. How to Transfer Contacts from iPhone X/8 (Plus) to Mac with iCloud

To transfer contacts from iPhone X/8 (Plus) to Mac, you have to log in the same iCloud account on your iPhone and Mac. In addition, according to users feedbacks, sometimes iCloud may don’t work correctly, and the contacts on iPhone were replaced by the ones on computer after syncing.

Step 1. Go to Settings on your iPhone > Accounts & Passwords > iCloud > Sign in with your Apple ID > Find Contacts option and toggle it to ON.

Step 2. Go to System Preferences on your Mac > Find and open iCloud > Sign in with your Apple ID > Select Contacts to enable it. After the process is completed, all the contacts will be synced to your Mac address book.

Import Contacts from iPhone X/iPhone 8 (Plus) to Mac with iCloud

Import Contacts from iPhone X/iPhone 8 (Plus) to Mac with iCloud

Method 3. How to Transfer Contacts from iPhone X/8 (Plus) to Mac with AirDrop

Step 1. Turn on Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and AirDrop in Control Center on your iPhone X/8.

Step 2. Select the contacts you want to transfer to Mac > Tap Share button.

Step 3. Click Go on the top left of your Mac screen and choose AirDrop > Receive the contacts on your Mac by clicking Accept.

Import Contacts from iPhone X/iPhone 8 (Plus) to Mac with AirDrop

Import Contacts from iPhone X/iPhone 8 (Plus) to Mac with AirDrop

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The Bottom Line

Compared to Method 2 and Method 3, AnyTrans is more stable, time-saving, and labor-saving to transfer contacts from iPhone X/iPhone 8 (Plus) to Mac. So, give it a try now to import your valuable contacts to Mac without hassle and worries.

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