How to Sync Contacts from Mac to iPhone 8/X with/without iTunes

Summary

Want to sync/transfer contacts from Mac to iPhone 8/X? This post is going to tell you how to sync/transfer contacts from Mac to iPhone 8/X with and without iTunes.

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Oct. 26, 2017

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AnyTrans – Sync Contacts from Mac to iPhone 8/X Without Losing Data

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This all-in-one iPhone data transfer can help you transfer kinds of iOS data from Mac to iPhone 8/X directly. Download it and follow this guide to sync contacts from Mac to your iPhone 8(Plus) or iPhone X.

When you get a new iPhone 8 or iPhone X, you must want to transfer some personal & vital data to your new iPhone 8/X, right? Such as transfer data from old iPhone to iPhone 8/X, from computer to new iPhone 8/X, from backup to iPhone 8/X. There are many types of data you may want to move to new iPhone 8/X, such as photos, ringtones, messages and so on. Undoubtedly, contacts is one of the data you don’t want to leave. And, here in this guide, we’re going to show you how to sync/transfer contacts from Mac to iPhone 8/X?

How to Transfer Contacts from Mac to iPhone 8/X

How to Transfer Contacts from Mac to iPhone 8/X

When it comes to sync or transfer contacts from Mac to iPhone, most iPhone Pro will recommend using iTunes. iTunes is a nice tool to sync data from computer to iPhone, but many people still confused about how to sync contacts from Mac to iPhone 8/X, especially for newbies. Don’t worry, we will show you the detailed steps of syncing contacts from Mac to iPhone 8/X via iTunes in Part 2. However, iTunes is not perfect because it will wipe the existing contacts on your iPhone 8/X. So, to avoid wiping existing contacts, we will show you how to sync contacts from Mac to iPhone 8/X without using iTunes in Part 1. Here we go.

Part 1. How to Sync Contacts from Mac to iPhone 8/X without iTunes Part 2. How to Sync Contacts from Mac to iPhone 8/X with iTunes

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Part 1. How to Sync Contacts from Mac to iPhone 8/X without iTunes

To sync contacts from Mac to iPhone 8/X without losing data, what you need is a professional iOS data transfer tool - AnyTrans, which can help you transfer contacts with all info from Mac to iPhone 8/X, as well as won’t wiping existing contacts.

1. It supports transferring selected contacts or all contacts at once; that is to say, you always take control of transferring what you really want to transfer. Besides contacts, it also supports transferring other iOS content like messages, ringtones, music, photos, videos, movies, playlists, etc.

2. AnyTrans with super fast transferring speed, you can finish contacts transferring process just in a few seconds. And even for transferring photos, it would only take 5 minutes to transfer 3000 photos with original resolution.

3. It is a clean software developed trustworthy developers, there is no risk of information leakage.

4. It works well with Mac and PC computer, and supports all iPhones, iPads and iPods. That is to say, you can use it to transfer data between computer and any iOS device. More over, you can also transfer data among iTunes and iCloud. Just as its name shows, wherever and whatever you want to transfer, you can use AnyTrans.

Now, download AnyTrans and follow steps below to transfer contacts from Mac to iPhone 8/X without losing data.

Step 1. Open the Contacts app on your Mac computer, export your contacts to vCard. It will be saved to Downloads folder by default. You can select all or multiple contacts to export, here take one contact for example.

How to Sync Contacts from Mac to iPhone 8/X with AnyTrans - Step 1

How to Sync Contacts from Mac to iPhone 8/X with AnyTrans - Step 1

Step 2. Launch AnyTrans and connect your iPhone 8 or iPhone X. Go to category page and select Contacts. You can see there are 120 contacts on this iPhone 8 now.

How to Sync Contacts from Mac to iPhone 8/X with AnyTrans - Step 2

How to Sync Contacts from Mac to iPhone 8/X with AnyTrans - Step 2

Step 3. Click on “Import Contacts” and select the vCard just exported from Mac, then click on Open.

How to Sync Contacts from Mac to iPhone 8/X with AnyTrans - Step 3

How to Sync Contacts from Mac to iPhone 8/X with AnyTrans - Step 3

After successfully transfer contact from Mac to iPhone 8, you can check it with AnyTrans or with your iPhone 8 directly.

Check Synced Contacts on iPhone 8/X with AnyTrans

Check Synced Contacts on iPhone 8/X with AnyTrans

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Part 2. How to Sync Contacts from Mac to iPhone 8/X with iTunes

Just like mentioned above, syncing contacts from Mac to iPhone 8/X would replace the previous contacts. To avoid problem like this, please refer to Part 1. If you have no contacts on your iPhone 8/X, then you can still using iTunes to make it. And here is how:

Step 1. Connect your iPhone 8/X to Mac via an USB cable, launch iTunes.

Step 2. Click the device tab, click Info.

Step 3. Select Sync Contacts, choose contacts to sync to iPhone 8/X, your contacts would soon be synced to iPhone.

How to Upload Photos from iPhone 8/X to iCloud with AnyTrans - Step 2

How to Upload Photos from iPhone 8/X to iCloud with AnyTrans - Step 2

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The Bottom Line

That’s all for how to sync contacts from Mac to iPhone 8/X, as you can see, AnyTrans makes it possible to transfer contacts from Mac to iPhone without wiping previous contacts, so it is the better way. Why not download AnyTrans to have a try?

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