How To Transfer Contacts From Old iPhone To New iPhone?

Does anyone know how to transfer all of your old phone numbers from an old iPhone to a new iPhone without having to type them all in again? The email contacts are easy but the phone number contacts don’t seem to be. Any help would be appreciated!

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Your contacts list is probably one of the most important pieces of data on your iPhone. Without them, it would be difficult to know who is calling you or even how to keep track of your friends, colleagues or family members. Hence it is important to transfer contacts from old iPhone to new iPhone without typing them manually. Here we are going to share two methods with you about how to move phone numbers between two iPhone devices.

Method one: Syncing with iCloud

As long as your iPhone is connected to WiFi and plugged in and you have turned on contacts option in iCloud backup settings, it will back up your contacts automatically. You can set up your new phone with the same iCloud account and turn on contacts syncing with iCloud.

Method two: turn to iFonebox for help

iFonebox is an excellent iOS backup tool which can help you handle with up to 17 kinds of data like contacts, photos, videos, voice memos, calendar events, reminders, QQ messages, WeChat messages, WhatsApp messages and many more. The following are some of the features that make it the ideal solution for you:

  • It’s apply to almost all types of iOS devices, iPhone X included
  • Its preview function allows you to see detailed information on you device
  • You can separately back your data up in a very short time
  • It is very easy to use, all your contacts can be transferred by a few simple clicks
  • It can also be used to extract data from an iTunes/iCloud backup file and also directly from the iOS device in case you don’t have a backup

Before we start the instructions, you need to download the program to your computer. iFonebox has two available versions: Windows version and Mac version. Please make sure to install the right version for your computer. Once you have installed the program, next I will show you how to migrate contacts from an iPhone to another without typing them all.

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Step one: Launch iFonebox

Click Recover from iTunes Backup File, you’ll see all backups you have listed in the interface, choose the right backup, then click “Select” button to begin.


Step two: Scan data

It will scan automatically after you click the “Contacts” icon, it might take your some time, please wait patiently.


Step three: Recover data

Now you can recover the data you want from backup. Choose the items you want to restore and click the “Recover to device”.

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