How to Transfer Contacts from iPhone to Mac EI Capitan

Want to transfer contacts from iPhone to Mac without backing up all iPhone data via iTunes? You’ve come to the right place cause there is a more reliable tool can help you out.

By iMobie | Posted on: Nov. 16, 2018, Last Updated: Dec. 20, 2018
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“I want to update my iPhone to the new iOS 12 but I want to transfer some contacts from iPhone to my Mac EI Capitan for safe-keeping before upgrading. Is there any way can transfer selected contacts from iPhone to Mac EI Capitan?”

A user from Reddit

Transfer iPhone Contacts to Mac

Transfer iPhone Contacts to Mac

When it comes to backing up iPhone contacts to Mac computer, most users may think of iTunes. But we all know that iTunes would backup all iPhone data to Mac without previewing, and you can only get these data back by restoring the whole backup content. For the purpose of transferring contacts from iPhone to Mac EI Capitan selectively, AnyTrans for iOS is strongly recommended for you.

The Tool You’ll Need – AnyTrans for iOS

Developed as a professional iOS data managing tool, AnyTrans for iOS has helped millions of users transfer all kinds of data between iPhone and computer. Let’s check some main features of it:

  1. Allows you to directly transfer contacts from iPhone to Mac EI Capitan in VCF or CSV format, and you can preview or select the contacts before transferring.
  2. Also supports transferring contacts from Mac to iPhone, from Android to iPhone and from iPhone to iPhone with ease.
  3. Besides contacts, it also supports managing other types of iPhone data like messages, ringtones, notes, photos, music, videos, bookmarks, apps, voice mails, voice memos etc.
  4. Guarantees you 100% Safe & Security. During the process, all the contents on your iPhone and Mac EI Capitan will be kept safe, and you won’t lose any data or file.

How to Transfer Contacts from iPhone to Mac EI Capitan

Before the start, just free download AnyTrans for iOS to your Mac EI Capitan and follow the steps below to sync contacts from iPhone to Mac EI Capitan.

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Step 1: Install and launch AnyTrans on your Mac > Connect your iPhone to Mac via USB cable > Choose Device Manager, and scroll down to the category management page > Select Contacts.

Transfer Contacts from iPhone to Mac EI Capitan - Step 1

Transfer Contacts from iPhone to Mac EI Capitan – Step 1

Step 2: Click the Settings button to set the output format of contacts, and select the export path > Click Save.

Transfer Contacts from iPhone to Mac EI Capitan - Step 2

Transfer Contacts from iPhone to Mac EI Capitan – Step 2

Step 3: Preview and select the contacts you want to transfer to Mac EI Capitan. 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.

Transfer Contacts from iPhone to Mac EI Capitan - Step 3

Transfer Contacts from iPhone to Mac EI Capitan – Step 3

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The Bottom Line

That’s all about how to transfer contacts from iPhone to Mac EI Capitan in a selective way via AnyTrans, and you can also get these contacts to Mac Contacts app directly. If you have any problem while transferring contacts from iPhone to Mac EI Capitan, please be free to leave a comment or email us. Now just get it to your computer and start a free trial >

iMobie

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