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How to Export Contacts from iPhone

iPhone contacts are so important that every iPhone user needs to make a backup on computer. But do you know how to export contacts from iPhone to computer? If you still don’t know how to do that, read this article carefully. In this article, I will show you how to export iPhone contacts to computer as CSV and VCF easily. You can also customize the output file for Outlook, Yahoo, Gmail and other address books.

I will introduce you two ways to export iPhone contacts. One is to use iPhone Transfer software. It can transfer contacts from iPhone to computer with few clicks. The other is to use iPhone Data Recovery software. It can not only export contacts from iPhone, but also recover deleted contacts from iPhone and then export them to computer for you. According to your need, select the part you want to read and follow to export iPhone contacts to PC.

How to Export iPhone Contacts to Computer with iPhone Transfer

iPhone Transfer is designed for iPhone users who would like to transfer files from iPhone to computer and vice versa. It can help you to export contacts from iPhone to computer easily only with few clicks. It can also export photos from iPhone to computer and export text messages from iPhone with this software.

Step 1. Connect iPhone

Run this transfer software for iPhone after installing. Connect iPhone to computer via USB cable. The software will easily detect your iPhone and connect your iPhone to its interface.

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Step 2. Export iPhone Contacts to Computer

On the left side of the interface, you will find all the data you can manage on your iPhone. Find “Contacts” section and enter it. You will see all the contacts on your iPhone now. Select the contacts you want to export and click “Import/Export” button. You can then select the option here. You can select the output iPhone contacts file according to your need. There are CSV, VCF format for Outlook, Yahoo, Gmail, Windows Address Book, AOL, Hotmail and so on. Select one of them and the software will quickly export contacts from iPhone to computer.

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How to Export Contacts from iPhone to Computer with iPhone Data Recovery

iPhone Data Recovery is always used to recover deleted data for iOS users. It can scan your iPhone and iPhone backup files to find the deleted data and recover to computer. It can also find all the data on your iPhone and export them to your computer. So we can use it to scan your iPhone and recover deleted contacts from iPhone and then export them to computer along with the contacts on your iPhone now.

Step 1. Connect and Scan iPhone to Fine Contacts

Run this software on your computer and connect your iPhone to computer via USB cable. The software will recognize your iPhone and load your iPhone to its interface. Click “Start Scan” button. The software will begin to scan your iPhone to find the contacts and other data on your iPhone. After scanning, it will list all the data on the interface. You can find iPhone contacts easily and export them to computer.

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Step 2. Export iPhone Contacts to Computer

You will see a data menu on the left side of the interface after scanning. Find “Contacts” category and enter it. You will see all your contacts on iPhone and the deleted contacts here. The deleted contacts are in red and you can find them easily. Select and preview the details of the contacts you want to export easily with this software. After selecting all the contacts you want to export, click “Recover” button. The software will recover the deleted contacts from iPhone and export contacts from iPhone to computer. You can choose to export contacts from iPhone as CSV, VCF and HTML file to save on your computer.

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That’s all for exporting iPhone contacts to computer. You can follow any method above to export iPhone contacts to computer for backup. Keeping save of your important data is the NO. 1 thing we need to do. If not, it’s a disaster to lose contacts from iPhone without backup.