How to Sync Contacts from iCloud to iPhone 6/6s/7/8/X with Ease

Summary

How to sync contacts from iCloud to iPhone? If you are troubled by this question, then read this guide, you can find everything you want to know.

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Nov. 17, 2017

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AnyTrans – Help You Sync Contacts from iCloud to iPhone 

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AnyTrans is an excellent tool capable of helping you manage iPhone contents like contacts, photos, messages. Give it a free trial after reading this post on syncing contacts from iCloud to iPhone.

Q: Please help! I mistakenly deleted contacts from my iPhone, but luckily, these contacts are synced to iCloud and they are still in iCloud. Is it possible to sync contacts from iCloud to iPhone without erasing any existing data on iPhone? Looking forward to your early reply.

– An Email from iPhone User

A: Syncing contacts from iCloud to iPhone is easy. Go to Settings > [your name] > iCloud > Contacts, then toggle the switch of Contacts until it appears to be green, all contacts on iPhone and iCloud would be synced.

The problem is just that you can’t really control the sync direction, that is to say, if you need to recover lost iPhone contacts by syncing contacts from iCloud to iPhone, contacts on iCloud might be erased and replaced by the contacts on iPhone.

How to manually download contacts from iCloud to iPhone? This is actually not a hard question to answer. Do keep reading and you can know everything you need to know about downloading contacts from iCloud to iPhone. Please note this method works for all iPhone models, like iPhone 5/SE/6/7/8/X.

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How to Manually Sync Contacts from iCloud to iPhone

To manually sync contacts from iCloud to iPhone, you will need:

– An iPhone and its USB cable;

– An iCloud account with contacts;

– A computer (PC/Mac);

AnyTrans.

AnyTrans is developed to serve iOS users to transfer iOS data. It does a good job in syncing contacts from iCloud to iPhone. While downloading contacts from iCloud to iPhone with AnyTrans, you can selectively sync contacts from iCloud to iPhone and you don’t have to worry about any risks that iCloud contacts would be erased due to contacts sync. Here are more reasons why you should have AnyTrans.

  1. You can not only download contacts synced to iCloud to iPhone, but also download contacts in iCloud backup to iPhone via AnyTrans.
  2. It is easy to operate AnyTrans. To sync contacts from iCloud to iPhone, all you have to do is downloading the iCloud contacts to computer first, then transferring them to iPhone.
  3. AnyTrans is developed by Apple certificated developer and it is now Norton and McAfee secured. You will never worry about incidents like information leakage or data loss.

Here is how to download contacts from iCloud to iPhone via AnyTrans.

Step 1. Download AnyTrans on your computer and then click the iCloud icon. Log in an iCloud account.

How to Sync Contacts from iCloud to iPhone 6/6s/7/8/X - Step 1

How to Sync Contacts from iCloud to iPhone 6/6s/7/8/X – Step 1

 

Step 2. Click Contacts then you can view all contacts in iCloud. Select the contacts you want to download to iPhone, then click the Settings tab and set Contacts output format as VCF. Tap Download to download selected contacts to computer. Note that you can also download contacts from iCloud backup with AnyTrans.

How to Sync Contacts from iCloud to iPhone 6/6s/7/8/X - Step 2

How to Sync Contacts from iCloud to iPhone 6/6s/7/8/X – Step 2

Step 3. Plug in your iPhone and click the Device icon. Scroll down to the category management page. Click Contacts.

How to Sync Contacts from iCloud to iPhone 6/6s/7/8/X - Step 3

How to Sync Contacts from iCloud to iPhone 6/6s/7/8/X – Step 3

Step 4. Click the Send to Device button, select the contacts you just exported. Tap Open. Selected contacts would be soon transferred to your iPhone.

How to Sync Contacts from iCloud to iPhone 6/6s/7/8/X - Step 4

How to Sync Contacts from iCloud to iPhone 6/6s/7/8/X – Step 4

The Bottom Line

That’s all for how to sync contacts from iCloud to iPhone 6/6s/7/8/X without any risk of data loss. If you find this post helpful, we’d appreciate it if you can share this post with others. By the way, it is free to use AnyTrans to download contents from iCloud. AnyTrans also provides 7-day free trial to all users so that you can transfer 50 items from computer to iPhone. Why not download it now and use it to sync contacts from iCloud to iPhone?

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