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Old Feb 14, 2008, 07:58 PM   #1
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transfer contacts from iphone to computer

my computer just crashed and I have lost all my data (the usual problem of file-vault and leopard I am afraid... please be aware that file-vault is incompatible with leopard... it will erase all your data).. I still have my contacts on my iphone and I was wondering whether it is possible to transfer all my contacts from my iphone back to the computer... please help me...
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Old Feb 14, 2008, 08:51 PM   #2
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yes syncing works both ways,
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Old Feb 14, 2008, 09:51 PM   #3
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Yep, ditto what jbothos just stated...

since I had my iPhone develop a software glitch and received a new iPhone and synced in the parking lot of the Apple Store. While my son dropped his laptop and was unable to retrieve his iPhone data; he went out and bought (actually we bought him) a new MacBook 2.16 and he synced with the new MacBook instantly! Works like a charm.
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Old Feb 15, 2008, 09:28 AM   #4
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nice functionality good to know
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Old Feb 15, 2008, 12:14 PM   #5
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since I had my iPhone develop a software glitch and received a new iPhone and synced in the parking lot of the Apple Store. While my son dropped his laptop and was unable to retrieve his iPhone data; he went out and bought (actually we bought him) a new MacBook 2.16 and he synced with the new MacBook instantly! Works like a charm.
thank you so much.. just plugged it into computer and make sure not to check the box that says replace info from iphone with computer...thanks again!!
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Old Dec 16, 2008, 04:26 PM   #6
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But how do I sync ??

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yes syncing works both ways,
How do I synk my address book from my iTouch to my MacBook?
Thanks for helping me out before I loose all my contacts!
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Old Jan 9, 2009, 03:33 AM   #7
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How do I synk my address book from my iTouch to my MacBook?
Thanks for helping me out before I loose all my contacts!
All you need to do is:

iTunes>Click the iPhone on the left tabs>Info>Contacts>Sync

Thats how i did it and it worked!

Or Download a freeware software named "Sharepod". It will do the job and you can also back up all your IPOD music files for the future in case you face a computer crash or loose.

Download here
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Old Dec 18, 2009, 12:54 PM   #8
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iPhone sync

Thanks for the useful info!!
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Old May 3, 2011, 11:45 PM   #9
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I tried using itunes to transfer my contacts to my home computer from my iphone without success. my iphone contacts are sync'ed with my work computer through MS exchange server. itunes says it will do but it hasn't for me.
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Old Mar 22, 2012, 10:20 AM   #10
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Is there a direct way to transfer iPhone (gen 1) contacts to PC without the need for iTunes? My computer crashed and I just don't understand why iTunes would want to delete my iPhone music? All I want to do is transfer my contacts to my PC to sort of back them up and be able to transfer them to my new 4S.

Ideas? Preferably a free way - i.e. open the hidden folder on the iPhone and copy paste to the PC? I was thinking Outlook but it still needs iTunes sync, right?
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Old Mar 23, 2012, 05:19 AM   #11
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How to transfer account details from iPhone to MAC?

Hi,
I would like to sync the mail account details from iPhone to Mac. I have activated my mail account in iPhone. Now I want to Sync those details with MAC.


Is there any possible way to Sync mail login details from iPhone to MAC???
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Old Mar 29, 2012, 04:32 AM   #12
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transfer contacts from iphone to computer

you can sync the contacts with a third party software and then send it to computer.
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Old Jul 19, 2012, 07:29 AM   #13
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As an update, I have since upgraded their Contacts program and now I have a choice to transfer unlimited number of contacts as opposed to sharing on twitter in order to get more out of the Beta.
I apologize, I should update the thread here. I too have gone full version. And I find it really nice and easy to use.
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Old May 25, 2013, 05:24 AM   #14
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I cannot think beyond the iCloud. There are also some third party applications like copytrans and iPhone contacts to computer transfer that does the job fine. Take a look at this guide: http://www.instructables.com/id/How-...CMac-and-Rest/

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Old May 25, 2013, 07:00 AM   #15
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Easiest way I think is to turn iCloud on and merge existing contacts on iPhone to iCloud. From there login to iCloud.com from the computer and export.
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