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Whether you want to remove your private information from iCloud or simply bring contacts to PC, learn how easy it is to transfer iCloud contacts to Outlook in one go.

iCloud allows you to export contacts to a single VCF file. The problem is Outlook will only import the first contact from this VCF file. It’s an Outlook limitation that you can easily go around by following the steps below. Let’s begin.

Let’s transfer iCloud contacts to Outlook

  1. Download CopyTrans Contacts from the following page Click here to download CopyTrans Contacts

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

  3. Run CopyTrans Contacts and connect the iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch to the PC

  4. If the iCloud contacts don’t list directly in the main program window within a minute or two, connect the iCloud account where the contacts are located. To do so, click on More > Cloud setup cloud setup in copytrans contacts

  5. From the newly-opened Cloud setup window, click “+ New connection” then click “iCloud” cloud setup window in copytrans contacts to add new connection

  6. Enter your iCloud account credentials and make sure that the “Contacts” box is checked. Click “Add account” window to add icloud account to copytrans contacts

    NOTE: If you experience trouble connecting your iCloud account, please read this troubleshooting article.

  7. Exit the Cloud setup window and let CopyTrans Contacts list all iCloud contacts icloud contacts listed in main program window

  8. Select the iCloud contacts you wish to export to Outlook by checking the box next to each contact. To select all contacts at once, check the Contacts box on top contacts selection in copytrans contacts

  9. Click “Export selected” export selected button in copytrans contacts main window

  10. Choose “Outlook (direct export to Outlook)” from the popup contact format popup

  11. Select the Outlook contacts folder where to transfer the iCloud contacts to and click OK popup displaying outlook contacts folder

  12. If prompted, grant CopyTrans Contacts access to Outlook by clicking “Yes” outlook access prompt window

  13. CopyTrans Contacts compares your contact lists in Outlook with the one you are about to import. Once it detects duplicates, the following window appears prompting you to choose what you would like to do with such contacts. Export to Outlook. Choose what you would like to do with the duplicates.

  14. The selected iCloud contacts are now transferred to Outlook on your PC contacts successfully exported message

This is how to transfer iCloud contacts to Outlook. My contacts in Outlook 365

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