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The steps below demonstrate how to transfer Nokia contacts to iPhone. The transfer is done via the free Nokia PC Suite and CopyTrans Contacts. This method works for most older Nokia phones including the Nokia 6000, 7000, and 8000 series, the Nokia E, N, and X series, and all iPhone types including iPhone 7. Nokia phones running on Symbian are also supported.

For this demonstration, we used a Nokia 6210 Navigator.

Transfer old Nokia contacts to iPhone in two steps

First, backup the Nokia contacts to PC

  1. In order to transfer the Nokia contacts to your computer, get the Nokia PC Suite.
    Download Nokia PC Suite.

  2. Run the Nokia PC Suite and connect your Nokia phone via the USB cable provided. From the main program window, click on the Address Book icon nokia pc suite main window

  3. A new window called Nokia Communication Center opens with the Nokia phone contacts listed nokia communication center contact list

  4. Away from the Nokia Communication Center window, create a new PC folder where to transfer the Nokia contacts. We recommend creating the new folder directly on your PC Desktop for easy access create new pc folder on the desktop

  5. Now, select all contacts listed in the Nokia Communication Center. To do so, select a single contact entry, then press CTRL + A on your keyboard. nokia communication center all contacts selected

  6. Once selected, drag and drop the contacts to the newly-created PC folder drag drop contacts from nokia communication center to pc folder

  7. The Nokia contacts are now saved into regular vCard files to the computer folder pc folder displaying vcard contact files

Next, import the contacts from PC to iPhone

  1. It is time to transfer the contacts from the PC to your iPhone. To do so, use CopyTrans Contacts. Download CopyTrans Contacts from the following page Transfer old Nokia contacts to iPhone

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

  3. Start CopyTrans Contacts and connect the iPhone. Click on the “Import contacts” button copytrans main window import contacts button

  4. A popup appears. Select “From a file (all contact formats)” copytrans contacts popup window select contacts source

  5. From the next window, navigate to the PC folder containing your Nokia contacts. Select all contact files and click “Open” copytrans browse contacts window

  6. The contacts are imported to the iPhone copytrans contacts listing contacts on iphone

That’s it. Your Nokia contacts are now transferred to the iPhone iphone contacts listed in address book

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