How to Sync Contacts from iPhone 6/6s/7/8/X to Mac with Ease
How to sync contacts from iPhone to Mac? Read this guide to get two methods: sync iPhone contacts to Mac via iCloud & import contacts from iPhone to Mac as the .csv/.vcf format.
This all-sided iOS data transfer tool can help you sync iPhone contacts to Mac Contacts app as well as import iPhone contacts to Mac as the readable format. Just give it try by yourself.
If you just get one new iPhone 8 (Plus)/iPhone X, you can read this How to Transfer Data from Old iPhone to New iPhone guide to make a smooth upgrade.
Apple’s iOS and Mac OS work seamlessly. The Continuity feature allows you to make and receive phone calls with Mac as longs as your iPhone/iPad and the Mac is on the same Wi-Fi network. It sounds really great! Moreover, you might also want to sync your iPhone contacts with Mac, no matter MacBook (Air/Pro) or iMac (Pro) for backing up.
When it comes to syncing contacts from iPhone to Mac, iCloud is a good option to choose. However, iCloud only allows you to sync all the contacts, not the selected items. Besides, sometimes you may want to import contacts from iPhone to Mac as the readable format. To help you out, here in this guide, we will tell you the detailed steps to sync contacts from iPhone to Mac via iCloud, and also tells you another method to download contacts from iPhone to Mac.
Transfer iPhone Contacts to Mac
Part 1. How to Import Contacts from iPhone 6/6s/7/8/X to Mac
If you want to transfer selected contacts from iPhone to Mac, then one iOS data transfer tool – AnyTrans for iOS is your first choice:
- Import contacts from iPhone to Mac as .csv/.vcf format. Preview and select the contacts you want to transfer.
- Sync contacts from iPhone to Mac Contacts app selectively. Don not have to log in the same iCloud account.
Want to give it a try? Click here to download AnyTrans for iOS and then follow the steps below to import contacts from iPhone to Mac. Supports all Mac running on macOS High Sierra, macOS Sierra, OS X 10.8 – 10.11.
Step 1. Download, install and launch it on your Mac > Connect your iPhone to Mac via USB cable > Choose Device Manager, and click the to go to the category management window.
Step 2. Select Contacts.
Step 3. Click Settings button to set the output format of contacts, and select the export path > Click Save to confirm.
Step 4. Preview and select the contacts you need. Click Send to Mac to download contacts from iPhone to Mac. You can also sync contacts to Mac Contacts app by clicking Send to Contacts button.
Also Read: How to Delete Contacts from iPhone iPad >
Check Other Outstanding Features of AnyTrans
- Supports managing more than 20+ types of iOS data, including photos, videos, music, contacts, messages, apps, ringtones, voicemail, voice memos etc.
- Supports multiple transfer directions. From iDevice to iDevice, iDevice to computer/iTunes and vice versa, and iDevice to iCloud.
- Supports making iTunes backup at once. Also allows you to backup iPhone to computer over Wi-Fi automatically.
Also Read: How to Transfer Contacts to New iPhone 8/X >
Part 2. How to Sync Contacts from iPhone 6/6s/7/8/X to Mac via iCloud
This method requires the same iCloud account, and will sync all the iPhone contacts to Mac. If you have different iCloud accounts or want to sync the selected one, please go to Part 1 to get the method.
Step 1. On your iPhone, Go to Settings > Your name > iCloud > Turn on Contacts option.
Step 2. On your Mac, if you haven’t enabled your iCloud on Mac, you should set it up first. Go to System Preferences > Find and open iCloud > Sign in with your Apple ID > Select Contacts to enable it. After then, all your iPhone contacts are synced to your Mac via iCloud.
Sync iPhone Contacts to Mac with iCloud
Also Read: How to Export Contacts from iPhone >
The Bottom Line
That’s all for how to sync contacts from iPhone to Mac. If you prefer an easy and quick way and want to transfer the contacts selectively, then AnyTrans for iOS is the first choice. Get 7-day free trial now >
If you meet any problem when syncing contacts from iPhone to Mac with AnyTrans for iOS, be free to contact us by emailing us or leaving a comment. We will reply to you as soon as possible! By the way, don’t forget to share this how-to guide with others on Social Sites so that it can help more people.