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It so happens that most of my contacts are saved in Gmail. I used to struggle every time I had to transfer Google contacts to my iPhone. It turns out that with the help of one tool I can sync Google contacts with iPhone within minutes!

This quick guide shows exactly how to import Gmail contacts to iPhone using CopyTrans Contacts.

Get the hang of it with our text guide and YouTube tutorial:


Transfer Google contacts to iPhone

  1. Log in to your Google account and navigate to Google Contacts:
  2. Log in to Google and navigate to your Google contacts

  3. In the left-side panel, click on “More” > “Export” and select “vCard”. Hit “Export” to backup Google Contacts to a computer.
  4. Export Google Contacts to PC

  5. Save the “contacts.vcf” file to your computer. This file contains all your Gmail (Google) contacts.
  6. Now you are ready to sync Google Contacts with iPhone. Download CopyTrans Contacts from the following page:
  7. Download CopyTrans Contacts
  8. Install the program. If you need help installing CopyTrans Contacts, please refer to the Installation guide.
  9. Run the program and connect your iPhone. Wait until the program loads your data.
  10. In the main program window, tap on “Import contacts” in order to – you guessed it – import Google contacts to iPhone. Select “From a file (all contact formats)”:
  11. Import contacts from Google to iPhone

  12. Navigate to the location where you saved the *.vcf file with Google contacts, and hit “Open”:
  13. Contacts from gmail to iPhone

  14. Find all your Google contacts imported to your iPhone!
  15. Gmail conctacts on iPhone


Sync iPhone contacts to Gmail – YouTube tutorial


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