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This quick guide shows how to directly copy Gmail contacts to iPhone using CopyTrans Contacts. The method works with all iPhone models including the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus & iPhone X.

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  1. Log in to your Gmail account and navigate to your contacts: transfer gmail contacts to iphone

  2. Click on “More” > “Export” and select “All Contacts” > “vCard format” and hit “Export”:

    gmail contacts to iphone

    TIP: for a direct way to transfer Gmail contacts to iPhone without having to first save the contacts to PC refer to this article instead How to transfer iPhone contacts between cloud accounts?

  3. Save the file “contacts.vcf” to your computer. This file contains all your Gmail contacts: import gmail contacts iphone

  4. Now you all is ready to import your Gmail contacts to your iPhone. Download CopyTrans Contacts from the following page:
    Download CopyTrans Contacts

  5. Install the program. If you need help installing CopyTrans Contacts, please refer to the Installation guide

  6. Run the program and connect your iPhone

  7. In the main program window, tap on “Import contacts”:
    import button to transfer gmail contacts to iphone

  8. Select “From a file (all contact formats)”: transfer gmail contacts to iphone from file selection

  9. Navigate to the location where you saved the *.vcf file with Gmail contacts, and hit “Open”: contacts from gmail to iphone

  10. Find your Gmail contacts imported to your iPhone: transfer iphone contacts

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