How to Sync Contacts from iPhone to Mac

Summary

How to sync iPhone contacts from to Mac? Keep reading to learn two methods to sync ALL or SELECTED contacts from iPhone to Mac.

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Sept. 08, 2016

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The new iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan 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 in order to have a copy of your iPhone contacts.

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When it comes to syncing contacts from iPhone to Mac, iCloud is a good option to choose. However, you may meet some annoying situations like you have to log into same Apple ID or you have to sync all contacts not the selected items. Besides iCloud, here we also provide you an easy-to-use iPhone to Mac/PC transfer tool to sync iPhone contacts to Mac without limits.

Transfer iPhone Contacts to Mac

Transfer iPhone Contacts to Mac

1. How to Sync Contacts from iPhone 4s/5/5s/6/6s to Mac via iCloud

Step 1. On your iPhone, tap Settings > iCloud > Sign in with your Apple ID > Find Contacts option here and toggle it to ON.

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

Sync iPhone Contacts to Mac with iCloud

2. How to Sync Contacts from iPhone 4s/5/5s/6/6s to Mac via AnyTrans

The second way to sync iPhone contacts to Mac is using AnyTrans. It is an all-powerful iOS file manger, which is applied to those:

  • who want to break through the limitation of having to log into same iCloud account on both iPhone and Mac.
  • who want to sync only SELECTED contacts from iPhone to Mac not ALL of them.
  • who want to sync iPhone contacts to the Mac Contacts app and save the contacts as vCard or CSV file on Mac hard drive.

Step 1. Download and install AnyTrans for Mac, run it and connect your iPhone to computer. Click on Contacts tab.

How to Sync Contacts from iPhone to Mac with AnyTrans – Step 1

How to Sync Contacts from iPhone to Mac with AnyTrans – Step 1

Step 2. Preview and select some or all contacts you want to sync to Mac. Click the Send to Mac Contacts button (1) to sync iPhone contacts to Mac address book, or click the Send to Mac button (2) to sync iPhone contacts to vCard or CSV files on your Mac hard drive.

How to Sync Contacts from iPhone to Mac with AnyTrans – Step 2

How to Sync Contacts from iPhone to Mac with AnyTrans – Step 2

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Check Other Outstanding Features of AnyTrans

  • Supports transferring more than 20+ types of iOS data from iPhone to PC/Mac computer, including photos, videos, music, books, contacts, messages, apps, ringtones, voicemail, voice memos etc.
  • Allows to sync movies, photos, songs, contacts, ringtones and more from computer to iPhone iPad without wiping data.
  • Features the ability to transfer data from iPhone to iPhone including contacts so that you can upgrade to an iPhone 6s with no data left behind.

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The Bottom Line

With AnyTrans and this detailed tutorial about how to sync contacts from iPhone to Mac, you can sync iPhone contacts to Mac with a few clicks. Naturally you can be the first experiencer of this new feature once iOS 8 is released. Why not download AnyTrans and start to sync contacts from iPhone to Mac?

Absolutely, if you meet any problem when syncing contacts from iPhone to Mac with AnyTrans, 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.

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