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How to transfer contacts from iPhone to Windows

iPhone
Windows

Transfer contacts from your iPhone to the cloud server

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

This guideline also works for similar devices like Apple iPhone X, Apple iPhone Xr, Apple iPhone Xs Max, Apple iPod Touch, Apple iPod Touch 5g.

Run the Apple AppStore on your iPhone and search for PhoneCopy application, which you can download free of charge. After downloading and installation, go through the following steps.

Select Register Register

Then you need to allow PhoneCopy access to your contact list and select contacts which will be synchronized

Authorize contacts Approve access to contacts Select contacts

You can synchronize photos and videos too.

Authorize media Approve acces to media Approve acces to media

Let's synchronize!

Synchronize

And now it's time to transfer data to your Windows

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

Parameters settins









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.



Synchronization direction











Now you can start the first synchronization on your Windows to transfer your contacts from/to PhoneCopy server. Also you can select synchronization direction. When you will add any VCARD contacts to selected directory you will see it synchronized to PhoneCopy after next sync. Status bar icon is animated during synchronization process.



Succesfull sync





When synchronization finish you will get confirming message.





This guideline also works for similar devices like Fujitsu Stylistic-Q552, Microsoft Windows 10, Microsoft Windows 2000, Microsoft Windows 2003, Microsoft Windows 2008, Microsoft Windows 8.1, Microsoft Windows 98, Microsoft Windows ME, Microsoft Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP.

Now you have all your contacts backed up on PhoneCopy and you can edit all your contacts in your online account. If you lose your phone or the stored data, or if you just run out of battery, you can see your contacts online.

Some additional tips:

Contacts can be then transferred to another device (eq. iPhone, other Nokia, SonyEricsson, Samsung, LG etc). You can always edit your contacts in your online account. Also, you will see full history of your contacts, as well as the data that you have deleted between two synchronizations.