This guide is perfect for you if:
- You keep some or all of your contacts synced with a work Exchange account.
- You changed jobs or retired and you don’t have access to the Exchange account anymore.
- You want to transfer the contacts to iCloud but contacts stored in Exchange do not interact with your iCloud account.
To solve any of the issues mentioned above, follow a quick way to learn how to copy Exchange contacts to iCloud with all details intact including contact images, numbers and email addresses.
How to transfer Exchange contacts to iCloud
On your iPhone or iPad, ensure that the Exchange contacts account is enabled and that you can see the Exchange contacts. To do so, navigate to Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars and tap on the Exchange account. Next, confirm that the Contacts sync toggle is turned to the ON position
Download CopyTrans Contacts:
Install the program. If you need help installing CopyTrans Contacts, please refer to the the installation tips.
Start CopyTrans Contacts and plug in the iPhone to the PC. Wait until your data is loaded.
The Exchange contacts are listed in the main program window with a star on their right.
Connect the iCloud account with CopyTrans Contacts by clicking on “More”, then choosing “Cloud setup”.
Click “+ New connection” then click “iCloud”.
Enter the iCloud account username and password and confirm that the “Contacts” box is checked. Then click “Add account”.
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NOTE: If you experience trouble connecting your iCloud account, please read this troubleshooting article.
As soon as the connection is established, close the Cloud setup window and from the main program window select the Exchange contacts you wish to copy. To select a contact, check the box to the left of the contact. To select all contacts, check the box next to “Contacts” on top.
Right-click on the selection and choose “Copy to… > iCloud”
That’s it! You have succesfully copied Exchange contacts to an Cloud account.