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How to Sync Contacts from iPhone to Mac (2022)

How to Sync Contacts from iPhone to Mac (2022)

How to Sync Contacts from iPhone to Mac (2022)

How to Sync Contacts from iPhone to Mac (2022)

 

Do you want to sync your contacts from an iPhone to a Mac? then this article is for you

This article demonstrates three distinct methods for syncing contacts from an iPhone to a Mac. It also considers the potential causes of any contact sync issues.

 

HOW TO SYNC CONTACTS FROM AN IPHONE TO A MAC

 

The quickest way to keep your contacts synced across the iPhone and Mac is to use iCloud. The cloud storage service is baked into all Apple products making it simple to transfer data between devices. Here’s how to sync your iPhone contacts to your Mac using iCloud.

You will need to be logged into the same iCloud account on both devices.

  1. On your iPhone, tap Settings.

  2. Tap your profile name at the top of the list.

  3. Tap iCloud.

  4. Toggle Contacts on.

  5. Tap Merge.

  6. On your Mac, click the Apple icon in the top-left corner.

  7. Click System Preferences.

  8. Click Apple ID.

  9. Tick Contacts.

  10. Your devices will now sync contacts between them.

ALSO, READ: How to Share a Contact on WhatsApp (2022)

 

HOW TO AIRDROP CONTACTS FROM IPHONE TO MAC

 

If you only wish to sync a few contacts across to your Mac, rather than your entire contacts list, AirDropping the contacts can be easier. Here’s what to do.

You’ll need to do this with each contact which is why we only advise it for sharing a few details.

  1. On your iPhone, tap Contacts.

  2. Find the contact you wish to share and tap it.

  3. Scroll down and tap Share Contact.

  4. Tap AirDrop.

  5. Tap the Mac you wish to share it with.

HOW TO SYNC IPHONE CONTACTS TO A MAC USING A USB CABLE

 

If you would prefer to sync your iPhone contacts to Mac via a more manual method such as by plugging it into your computer, that’s also an option, although it’s not usually as convenient as using iCloud. Here’s how to do so.

You can only use this method if you don’t already use iCloud to sync contacts.

  1. Connect your iPhone to your Mac using a USB cable.

    Note: You may need to click Trust on both devices to be able to ‘see’ each other.

  2. On the Mac, click Info.

  3. Click Replace Contacts to sync the contacts to your Mac.

  4. Click Apply.

  5. The contacts will now be automatically updated every time you connect your iPhone to your Mac.

 

ALSO, READ: How to Find Contacts on Instagram (2022)

 


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