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How to transfer contacts from Windows to Apple iPhone 5S

Windows
Apple iPhone 5S

Transfer contacts from your Windows to the cloud server

In our guideline we will introduce PhoneCopy.com service which supports many phones from almost all manufacturers and can be easily used to synchronize data between two or more devices.

Download PhoneCopy for Windows to your Windows, which you can download free of charge. After downloading and installation PhoneCopy icon will appear on your desktop.

desktop icon

Start the application and small PhoneCopy icon will appear on right bottom corner of your screen on status bar. When you will press this icon at first time you will be asked to fill your username and password. Any next icon click will start synchronization.

status bar icon

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Start PhoneCopy for Windows. Fill your PhoneCopy username and password, select local directory to store contacts, and choose VCARD format which will be used (we recommend to use 3.0 which is pre-selected). Another option is to use native Windows Contacts format and synchronize directly to Contacts folder. Also you can set your proxy.



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Now you can start the first synchronization on your Windows to transfer your contacts from/to PhoneCopy server. Also you have some contacts at PhoneCopy.com server, they will be copied to selected directory. Status bar icon is animated during synchronization process.



Succesfull sync





When synchronization finish you will get confirming message.





And now it's time to transfer data to your Apple iPhone 5S

Run the Apple AppStore on your iPhone and search for PhoneCopy application (or PhoneCopy3G for older phones), which you can download free of charge (we've been using version 1.02 in this tutorial). After downloading and installation, go through following steps.

Press the button Log in/new account Choose Log into an existing account Type in your username and password

Now you can transfer contacts from PhoneCopy.com server to your iPhone.

Start sync Start sync direction Select sync direction Synchronization done

Now you can easily edit your contacts and other resources online in your PhoneCopy profile. You have access to your contact even if you forget your phone at home.

Some additional tips:

Contacts can be then transferred to another device (eq. iPhone, Nokia, SonyEricsson, Samsung, LG etc). See PhoneCopy site for supported devices.