How to Transfer or Import VCF/vCard Contacts to iPhone Free

Looking for a free way to transfer VCF/vCard Contacts to your iPhone? In fact, most email service, like Gmail, Outlook, Mac Address Book, Windows Address Book, allow you to import VCF/vCard Contacts to your iPhone freely. Below we shared the top 3 ways to transfer VCF/vCard Contacts to iPhone 7/7 Plus/SE/6s/6s Plus/6 Plus/6/5s/5c/5/4s free. Read on, please.

Method 1: Transfer VCF/vCard Contacts to iPhone without iTunes

Method 2: Transfer VCF/vCard Contacts to iPhone via Gmail

Method 3: Import VCF/vCard Contacts to iPhone via Outlook

Method 1: Transfer VCF/vCard Contacts to iPhone without iTunes

This is the easiest way to import contacts to iPhone. You didn't need to syn VCF Contacts via iTunes or any other third party software.

  • Step 1: Compose mail with CSV/VCF file as an attachment & send it to your email address
  • Step 2: Open mail with your iPhone and click on attachment to open the attachment.
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  • Step 3: Select "Create New Contact". If this person has already in your contacts, you can select "Add to Existing Contact" to add information. Tap "Done" to import vCard contacts into iPhone.
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Method 2: Transfer VCF/vCard Contacts to iPhone via Gmail

Gmail offers its users a free way to import VCF to Gmail and sync Gmail contacts to iPhone.

  • Step 1: Import VCF to Gmail: Sign in your Gmail account. Click "Gmail" from the left top and select "Contacts", then select 'More'. Click 'Import' and select the vCard file and import.
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  • Step 2: Launch iTunes on your PC & connect your PC with iPhone via USB data cable.
  • Step 3: Go to "Info" tab on right -> Click "Sync Contacts with" checkbox -> select "Google Contacts" in the drop-down list & click "Sync" or "Apply".

Method 3: Import VCF/vCard Contacts to iPhone via Outlook

Outlook also offers you a free way to import CSV/VCF into Outlook and sync Outlook contacts with iPhone 7/7 Plus/6s/6s Plus/6/6 Plus/5s/5c/5/4s.

  • Step 1: Log in to Outlook. Click 'File', then select 'Open'. Select 'Import From Another Program or File'. Select 'vCard'. Open the vCard file.
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  • Step 2: Launch iTunes on your PC & connect your PC with iPhone via USB data cable.
  • Step 3: Go to "info" tab -> contacts -> sync contacts with, select Outlook & click all contacts, after that click "apply" from the bottom-right and then and "Start" the process to sync Outlook contacts to iPhone.

Additional: How to Export iPhone Contact to a VCF/vCard?

Want to export your iPhone contacts to vCards (.vcf) as a backup? UltData is the most useful iPhone assistant that offers you 3 ways to export iPhone contacts to a single .vcf file or multiple vCard files: export it directly from your iPhone, or export it from your iTunes/iCloud backup.

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/ Posted by Jerry Cook to iPhone Data Follow @Jerry Cook