Email provides us a very convenient way to exchange data between different devices. For example, you can send files from computer to yourself through email, then download the attached files from email to your mobile phone. Cases in point? Check out this tutorial to transfer contacts from computer to iPhone through email. In this article, we will introduce you the My Contacts Backup app and how this app can help us backup contacts from iPhone to our email account so we can download them to another other devices through email or restore them to iPhone in case of data loss.
On your iPhone, run App Store, switch to the Search tab from the bottom, type in ‘my contacts backup‘ in the search field and search, then find and download this free iPhone contacts backup app on to your iPhone.
Run MCbackup app on iPhone, this app will calculate the total contacts on your phone instantly and there will be a big green button with white text ‘Backup‘ from its home screen. Tap this button to backup all contacts on iPhone.
Your iPhone contacts should be exported as a VCF file, you will see its file size and a the number of contacts included in the contacts backup file, and the Email option, see below screenshot.
Note that you will need to have email account setup on iPhone otherwise you will not be able to attach iPhone backups to email or send tje backup file to other devices through email. Do not miss out this tutorial to add Hotmail account to iPhone.
To export contacts from iPhone to computer or transfer contacts from iPhone to another phone, you can simply touch the Email button as shown in above picture. The iPhone contacts file will be attached to a new email. You can choose a recipient and the sender’s email account on your iPhone, then send the iPhone contacts through email. You can send the contacts backup file to yourself via email. Then go to download it from email to your PC, Mac or other phones. For example, you can follow these steps to transfer VCF contacts to Android phone.