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Excel is great at keeping track of large contact lists. If you have lots of business or personal contacts saved in an XLS spreadsheet, it is easy to get them to your iPhone.

This tutorial demonstrates how to quickly import Excel contacts to iPhone with CopyTrans Contacts.

Let’s import Excel contacts to iPhone:

Below is a step-by-step guide:

If you previously used CopyTrans Contacts to export iPhone contacts to Excel, please proceed directly to Step 1 below.

In order for the iPhone to import all contact details from the Excel sheet correctly, the Excel document must contain a specific set of contact fields. Download the following Excel template which features the exact fields required by the iPhone and contains a sample contact. Note that it is not obligatory to fill up all fields when adding your contacts to the template.

  1. Download CopyTrans Contacts from the page below Download CopyTrans Contacts now

  2. Install the program. If you need help installing CopyTrans Contacts, please refer to this article

  3. Start CopyTrans Contacts, connect your iPhone and click on the “Import selected” button main copytrans contacts window with import contacts button selected

  4. From the newly appeared popup, choose “From a file” copytrans contacts popup import contacts from file

  5. Navigate to the location containing the Excel document with your contacts, select the document and click “Open” selected excel contacts file ready to import

  6. That’s it, your Excel contacts are now imported to the iPhone. main copytrans contacts window with imported excel contacts

This is how to import contacts from Excel to iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. iphone address book ios 8

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