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If you find it troublesome to tap away on the screen of your iPhone trying to bring your contacts into order, we know how to help. You can quickly edit iPhone contacts on PC in the comfort of your keyboard and screen by using our application, CopyTrans Contacts.

You will need CopyTrans Contacts for all the actions with iPhone contacts, so download to try it for free and then proceed with the guide:

Download CopyTrans Contacts

Advantages of CopyTrans Contacts:

✔️ Save contacts in a few clicks;
✔️ Manage all iPhone, iCloud, Outlook and Gmail contacts;
✔️ Work with different formats: .xlsx; .vcf; .csv;
✔️ Transfer iPhone messages to PC in different formats;
✔️ Enjoy an easy-to-use, intuitive interface.

Once you’re ready, choose the action you need:


How to add contacts?

You can easily add new contacts to iPhone using CopyTrans Contacts. Here is how to create new contacts on iPhone:

  1. Download CopyTrans Contacts from the following page and install it.
    Download CopyTrans Contacts

  2. Run CopyTrans Contacts and connect your iPhone to computer.

  3. 💡 Please wait until all your contacts finish loading (the spinning wheel in the bottom-right corner should disappear). It may take quite a while, but only for the first time. On subsequent launches the program should run much faster.
    The loading icon CopyTrans Contacts

    ❕ If your iPhone is encrypted, you may be asked for an iPhone backup password. What password?

  4. To add new contact directly on your iPhone, click New contact or + on top of your contact list.
    Add new contacts on to iPhone

  5. In this screen, you can change the contact’s number, email address and more. When finished, click Save to to save new contacts on iPhone.
    how do I add a new iPhone contact

Note: If you already have contacts (.xlsx; .vcf; .csv) on your PC, you can add those to your iPhone: How to transfer contacts to iPhone?


Manage iPhone contacts on PC

  1. Download CopyTrans Contacts and install it.
    Download CopyTrans Contacts

  2. Run CopyTrans Contacts and connect your iPhone.

  3. 💡 Please wait until all your contacts finish loading (the spinning wheel in the bottom-right corner should disappear). It may take quite a while, but only for the first time. On subsequent launches the program should run much faster.
    CopyTrans Contacts the loading icon

    ❕ If your iPhone is encrypted, you may be asked for an iPhone backup password. What password?

  4. Your iPhone contacts will appear in the main window.
    Note: if you don’t see some or all of your contacts in the program window, please have a look at our troubleshooting guide.

  5. CopyTrans Contacts main screen contacts

  6. Select the iPhone contact you wish to edit and click Edit Contact. Alternatively, right-click on a contact and choose Edit or double-click on the contact entry.

  7. Edit contacts with CopyTrans Contacts

  8. You can now edit all contact details such as phone numbers, emails, address, etc. If you want to add photos, it is twice easier to do so on a PC.

  9. CopyTrans Contacts allows to change the order of contact numbers.

    Change the order of contact numbers

  10. Click Save to apply the changes.

  11. Save changes to iPhone contacts

💭 CopyTrans Contacts features 💭

Contacts

✔️ Export iPhone contacts to PC
✔️ Import contacts to iPhone
✔️ Transfer contacts from iPhone to iPhone
✔️ Move contacts from Android to iPhone
✔️ Sync Outlook contacts with iPhone

WhatsApp

✔️ Back up WhatsApp chats
✔️ Save WhatsApp photos

Messages

✔️ Back up iPhone SMS messages
✔️ Export iPhone SMS to PDF

Calendars

✔️ Sync iPhone calendar with Outlook
✔️ Copy Outlook calendar with iPhone


How to create a group on iPhone?

Grouping contacts on iPhone

You can group iPhone contacts with the help of CopyTrans Contacts. To do so, follow these simple steps:

  1. Download CopyTrans Contacts and install it.
    Download CopyTrans Contacts

  2. Run CopyTrans Contacts and plug in your device.

  3. 💡 Please wait until all your contacts finish loading (the spinning wheel in the bottom-right corner should disappear). It may take quite a while, but only for the first time. On subsequent launches the program should run much faster.
    The loading icon with CopyTrans Contacts

    ❕ If your iPhone is encrypted, you may be asked for an iPhone backup password. What password?

  4. Create a contact group by right-clicking anywhere within the Groups pane and choosing New group:

  5. How to create a new contact group

  6. Give a name to iPhone contacts group.

  7. Select the iPhone contacts you wish to group and simply drag/drop the selected contacts to the group.

  8. Add contact to a new group of contacts

    💡 By using CopyTrans Contacts, you can create as many groups as you like and populate them with your iPhone contacts.


How to delete groups on iPhone?

  1. To delete a contact group, select it and click the red X button on top of the Groups pane.

  2. Delete group in CopyTrans Contacts

  3. The selected contact group is now deleted from your iPhone. The contacts from this deleted group, however, remained on your iPhone.

  4. CopyTrans Contacts main screen with contacts


How to move contacts?

You can move iPhone contacts between contact groups using CopyTrans Contacts. Here is how to do so:

  1. Download CopyTrans Contacts and install it.
    Download CopyTrans Contacts

  2. Run CopyTrans Contacts and connect your iPhone to PC.

  3. 💡 Please wait until all your contacts finish loading (the spinning wheel in the bottom-right corner should disappear). It may take quite a while, but only for the first time. On subsequent launches the program should run much faster.
    The loading icon in CopyTrans Contacts

    ❕ If your iPhone is encrypted, you may be asked for an iPhone backup password. What password?

  4. Select the group with the contacts you want to move.

  5. Move iPhone contacts between groups

  6. Select the contacts you want to move, then drag-and-drop them to the new group.

    Transfer iPhone contacts to a different group

    In this example, I moved my contacts which appear under the group "Friends" to the group "New group". The contacts will now belong to both groups.


Add photos to iPhone contacts

In case you’ve already edited your contacts and want to top it off with adding images, here is how to proceed:

  • Select the contact entry to associate with a photo and click Edit.

  • Edit the contact with CopyTrans Contacts

  • Next, click Add photo.

  • Add photo to a contact with CopyTrans Contacts

  • Navigate to your iPhone o PC folder, select any photo you want and click Open.

    Note: you can also navigate to any folder on your PC.

  • Finally, click Save.

  • Save contact photo with CopyTrans Contacts

That’s it. Adding photos to your iPhone contacts has never been easier.


Change iPhone contacts sort order

This quick guide shows how to change the sort and display order of your iPhone contacts in CopyTrans Contacts. The tutorial also demonstrates how to sort contacts by source (i.e. local contacts, iCloud contacts, Gmail contacts, etc).

  1. Download CopyTrans Contacts and install it.
    Download CopyTrans Contacts

  2. Run CopyTrans Contacts and connect your iPhone to PC.

  3. 💡 Please wait until all your contacts finish loading (the spinning wheel in the bottom-right corner should disappear). It may take quite a while, but only for the first time. On subsequent launches the program should run much faster.
    Loading icon CopyTrans Contacts

    ❕ If your iPhone is encrypted, you may be asked for an iPhone backup password. What password?

  4. In the main program window, click the Funnel button.

  5. Clic funnel button in CopyTrans Contacts

  6. You can now use Sort by and Display order.

  7. Configure sort order and display order

  8. Sort by allows you to sort you contacts by source and by name.

    Sort order options in CopyTrans Contacts

    Display order has two options: by First Name or by Last Name.

  9. Display order iptions in CopyTrans Contacts

    The sort and display order will only be changed in CopyTrans Contacts, not on your iPhone. To play with the sort and display order on your iPhone, tap Settings > Contacts > Sort Order and Display Order.


Edit contacts

This is how to quickly and efficiently edit iPhone contacts from your PC using CopyTrans Contacts.


Conclusion

This is now to easily manage iPhone contact groups with CopyTrans Contacts. Also, consider reading the articles below for further research.

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