To prevent iPhone contacts from any loss, transferring contacts from iPhone to Mac to backup is a good idea.
When it comes to syncing contacts from iPhone to Mac, iPhone users will first think of using iTune. However, iTunes may not helpful in this case since it doesn’t allow you to backup contacts separately. You may need a third party tool to help you.
iPhone Transfer for Mac
enables you to export iPhone contacts as .CSV and VCard files on Mac
. Plus, all the contact info, including names, phone numbers, contact photo and email address, will be backed up to Mac. With iPhone Transfer for Mac, you are free to transfer contacts between any two iOS devices (iPhone, iPad and iPod) as well.
Free Download the trial version of iPhone Transfer for Mac on your Mac desktop and begin to export contacts from iPhone to Mac now.
How to Transfer Contacts from iPhone to Mac
Step 1. Start iPhone Transfer and connect iPhone to Mac
After installing the said program (the Mac version) , please open it and connect your iPhone to Mac via USB cable. The window then will show your iPhone on the main screen when it is detected by the program. You can also see several catalogues on the left column, such as Media, Playlist, Photos, Contacts and SMS.
Step 2. Preview and transfer contacts from iPhone to Mac
Now click "Contacts"
on the left, then you'll see all contacts on your iPhone displaying on the list. You either mark all the contacts or select just some of them and then click "Import/Export"
at the top of the interface. In the pull-down menu, choose "Export All (Selected) Contacts"
and saved either in CSV files or VCard files.
Except for transferring contacts from iPhone to Mac, iPhone Transfer for Mac can also merge duplicated contacts. On the toolbar, click "De-duplicate"
, then the software will automatically find and merge all duplicates.
As you can see, iPhone Transfer for Mac
make it quite easy to transfer contacts from iPhone to Mac. Actually, this software supports transferring music, books, photos, videos, SMS, movies, playlists etc. form iPhone to Mac to too. Just download it and enjoy.