How to Transfer Contacts from iPhone to PC without iTunes?

How to transfer contacts from iPhone to computer? Read this post to know a direct way to transfer contacts from iPhone to your PC or Mac computer without iTunes.

Author Avatar Joy Taylor Last Updated: Feb. 11, 2022
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Transfer Contacts from iPhone iPad to Computer

Transfer iPhone iPad Contacts

You know that the Contacts app on your iPhone holds your entire address book that includes phone numbers, email addresses, and a whole lot more. And it could be extremely difficult and time-consuming to rebuild them once you lose them by accident due to some reasons, like mistaken deletion, iOS upgrade, jailbreak, or you get your iPhone lost, broken, or stolen. Therefore, it is necessary to transfer contacts from iPhone to computer or back up iPhone contacts so that you can get them to iPhone again in a pitch.

When it comes to transferring contacts from iPhone to computer, maybe many solutions emerge in your mind, such as syncing with iTunes, syncing to Contacts Application on Mac with iCloud, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Entourage, etc. However, you may encounter some situations like, your iPhone contacts are replaced by the contacts on computer after syncing, or you have synced iPhone contacts with the Contacts app on computer, but they don’t show up on computer, etc.

Therefore, we will talk about an easy & direct way to transfer contacts from iPhone to PC/Mac computer without limits.

How to Transfer Contacts from iPhone to Computer with USB

To transfer contacts from iPhone to laptop with USB, you should make use of a specific iPhone data transfer tool. Among the most popular iPhone file managers in 2022AnyTrans has gained a high reputation among iOS users. With AnyTrans, you can also transfer contacts from iPhone to PC without iTunes.

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Free Download

* 100% Clean & Safe

Free Download* 100% Clean & Safe

AnyTrans is a desktop-based program developed for all Apple devices like iPhone, iPad, or iPod in iOS system. And you can use it to preview and select to transfer contacts from iPhone to any computer in Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP or Mac OS (X) / macOS Sierra. Below are some features of this tool you may be interested in.

  • It allows you to directly transfer contacts from iPhone to computer in VCF or CSV format.
  • It is capable of transferring contacts from iPhone to iPhone, and even from iPhone to Mac Contacts app directly.
  • It helps you delete selected or all contacts from iPhone, or you can also add or edit the contact within the app.
  • It supports managing other types of iPhone data like messages, notes, photos, music, videos, apps, voice mails, voice memos, etc, not limited to contacts.
  • Guarantees you 100% Safe & Security. During this process, all the contents on your iPhone will be kept safe, and you won’t lose any data or files.

[Video Tutorial] How to Transfer Contacts from iPhone to Computer

After downloading and installing AnyTrans on your computer, now you can easily transfer contacts from your iPhone or iPad to computer by following the simple steps we show below:

Step 1. Launch AnyTrans on your PC/Mac and connect iPhone to computer with a USB cable > Device Manager > Choose the More option.

Choose Device Manager and Click on More on AnyTrans

Choose Device Manager and Click on More on AnyTrans

Step 2. Scroll the left panel screen down and choose Contacts > Select the contact you want to export > Tap the To PC to set up the export format.

Choose Contacts and Click To PC

Transfer Contacts from iPhone to Computer

Step 3. Seconds later, you will see the Transfer Completed note on the screen and you can click on the View Files to check the Contacts you have exported.

Transfer Completed

Transfer Completed

How to Transfer Contacts from iPhone to Computer with iCloud

You can also try to transfer contacts from iPhone to computer via iCloud. You should know that the exported vcf. file can only be viewed on your iPhone. And your iPhone contacts shall occupy space on your iCloud storage. Now follow these below steps to know how to transfer contacts from iPhone to computer with iCloud:

Step 1. On your iPhone, open Settings app > Tap on your Apple ID > iCloud > Toggle on Contacts option if it hasn’t been turned on.

Step 2. On your computer, open the iCloud official homesite on your browser > Log in with your Apple ID > Click on Contacts button.

How to Transfer Contacts from iPhone to Computer with iCloud - Step 2

How to Transfer Contacts from iPhone to Computer with iCloud – Step 2

Step 3. Click the Settings icon > Click “Select All” and then click “Export vCard” to export iPhone contacts to your computer.

How to Transfer Contacts from iPhone to Computer with iCloud - Step 3

How to Transfer Contacts from iPhone to Computer with iCloud – Step 3

The Bottom Line

With AnyTrans and this detailed guide about how to transfer contacts from iPhone to computer without iTunes, you can transfer iPhone iPad contacts to computer with few clicks. Except for contacts, many other iOS contents also can be transferred, such as photos (including Camera Roll, Photo Stream, and Photo Library), videos, music (including playlists and ratings), Podcasts, Apps (including app data and process), etc.

If you have any questions about this post or meet any problem when transferring contacts from iPhone iPad to computer with AnyTrans, be free to contact us by sending an Email or leaving a comment in the comment section. By the way, don’t forget to share this post so that more people can easily get contacts from iPhone iPad to computer for backup.

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