Transfer Favorite Contacts from Old iPhone to iPhone 7

“Too many contacts on my old iPhone, so i just want to transfer my favorite contacts from old iPhone to my new iPhone 7. how could i do it easily?”

When you finally get your new iPhone or iPhone 7, you may need to transfer your iPhone data from your old iPhone to iPhone 7, then sell your old iPhone or pass it to some other people. And many people have inquired us about how to transfer favorite contacts to iPhone 7, now in this article, we’ll focus on teach you how to transfer favorite contacts from old iPhone to iPhone 7.

Merge Favorite Contacts to iPhone 7 with iCloud

It requires us to log in iCloud with same Apple ID and password.

1.now open your old iPhone, connect it with Wifi. Go to Setting–iCloud, log in it with your Apple ID and password.

2.then turn on “Contact” button.

3.now open your iPhone 7, go to Setting–iCloud, log in it with your Apple ID and password.

4.turn on “Contact” icon, and click “Merge” option.

Then wait for a few minutes for its syncing.

Restore Favorite Contacts to iPhone 7 with iCloud

We can also backup contacts on iCloud, then restore them to iPhone 7.

1.go to Setting–iCloud on your old iPhone, and log in it with your Apple ID and password.

2.then turn on iCloud server and contact button, tap on “Backup”, and confirm with “Backup Now”.

3.when finish backup, connect your iPhone 7 with wifi. Go to Setting–General–Erase All Content and Settings, when all content and settings are erased, go to set up assistant with a hello screen.

4.swipe to begin the set up progress, choose the files you need, tap on “Restore Backup”, and confirm with “Restore”.

Transfer Favorite Contacts to iPhone 7 with iTunes

We can also use iTunes to help us transfer favorite contacts to iPhone 7.

1.Launching iTunes, connect old iPhone with PC. When it’s recognized, go to Files–Summary, tap on “Backup Now” on the right page, and confirm with “Backup”.

2.when finish backup, click iPhone image icon. and connect your iPhone 7 with PC, go to Files–Summary again.

3.then you can see all the backup files on left side bar, choose the files we need, tap on “Restore Backup”, and confirm with “Restore”.

Remark: if you lost or deleted some of your iPhone data without backup, or you want to backup your iPhone data selectively, you can come to iRefone for help.

iRefone is an excellent iOS data recovery software, it can help us recover as well as backup not only contacts, but also messages, photos, reminders, notes, WeChat messages ect. Also it can help us extract data from iTunes and iCloud backup selectively.

Now you can download and install the free trial version to have a try.

For detailed steps, you can refer to below article:

Retrieve iPhone Contacts to PC

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