How to Import VCF vCard Contacts to iPhone XS Max/XS/XR?

Last Updated: January 8, 2018

Learning how to import VCF to iPhone XS Max/XS/XR would help you easily access any vCard contact exported from other iPhone, Address Book, Gmail, Outlook, Mac Address Book, Windows Address Book and anywhere else you store contact information. And this guide is just right for you who need to transfer VCF vCard contacts to iPhone iPad to communicate anywhere anytime.

Import VCF to iPhone

How to Transfer VCF Contacts to iPhone?

Import VCF vCard to iPhone via DearMob iPhone Manager
What is VCF or vCard?

.vcf is a file extension of vCard file that stands for electronic business cards and is commonly used to contain general contact information like name, phone number, job title, company, email, address, etc. VCF becomes the standard as it supports both phone number and email accounts among other file types and it is also easy to be transferred among devices like iPhone, Samsung, HTC, etc and synced with various email accounts. And the additional benefit is that you don't need iTunes any more to transfer contacts to iPhone if the contacts you export from somewhere to computer are saved as VCF files.

How to Import VCF to iPhone iPad?

Method 1. Import vCard to iPhone via DearMob iPhone Manager

DearMob iPhone Manager is a professional iPhone data backup & transfer tool for Apple newbie who doesn't know how to transfer contacts between iPhone and computer, or veteran who has got tired of iTunes errors or limited iCloud free space. No matter you want to transfer VCF contacts to iPhone iPad or manage other iPhone data like messages, apps, videos, music, etc, DearMob iPhone Manager helps make that come true.

Transfer VCF Contacts to iPhone

Step 1. Download DearMob iPhone Manager, install and launch it on your computer.

Step 2. Connect your iPhone to computer with USB cable, and then make sure that your iPhone has trusted your computer.

Step 3. Once connected, click on the Contact icon on the main UI of DearMob iPhone Manager to access the window where you import VCF to iPhone.

Step 4. Click on Import VCF on the top bar, choose the VCF vCard file you want to transfer from computer and click OK, then DearMob iPhone Manager will automatically import VCF to iPhone for you.

Notice: Besides importing VCF to iPhone iPad, DearMob iPhone Manager could also export contacts from iPhone to computer for backup and bulk delete contacts on iPhone iPad that are duplicated or you no longer need in a click.

Method 2. Transfer VCF Contacts to iPhone Using E-mail

If you do not want to install any third-party tool, you can email the VCF vCard file to yourself from computer, open the VCF file on your iPhone and then import the VCF contacts to iPhone.

Email VCF to iPhone

Step 1. Set up New Account on iPhone
Set up a new account and log in that you will use to receive the email containing VCF file you sent from your computer to iPhone.

Step 2. Send VCF from Computer to iPhone
Log in with your common email address on computer, upload the vCard attachment from your computer to this email, and then type in the new email address you just created on your iPhone. Now, click on send and the VCF file will be immediately sent to your iPhone.

Step 3. Import VCF to iPhone
Now turn to your iPhone, you will see that the VCF vCard file is standing in your new email account on iPhone. Just open the email and tap on the vCard .vcf file attachment -> tap Open in other app on your iPhone -> Copy to Contacts -> Save, and then it will import VCF to your iPhone quickly.

Method 3. Import VCF vCard Contacts to iPhone through iCloud

Notice: Before importing VCF to iPhone via iCloud, you need first make sure the "Contacts" option of the iCloud on your iPhone is turned on by checking Settings > iCloud > turn "Contacts" on.

Step 1. Go to iCloud.com on computer and log in with your Apple ID and password.

Step 2. Click on Contacts icon and then click Setting button on the left corner to choose Import vCard.

Step 3. Choose the VCF file on your computer and click open, then the vCard VCF contacts will be added to your iCloud Contacts and shown in your iPhone Address Book.

It depends on your preference to choose one way mentioned above to import VCF vCard contacts to iPhone or iPad, of course. But, if you have more questions on how to manage your iPhone iPad more conveniently, DearMob iPhone Manager would offer you the answers. As a superb iPhone data manager and media backup transfer tool, DearMob iPhone Manager manage iPhone music, videos, photos, contacts, messages, bookmarks, calendars, voice memos, etc through importing, exporting, editing or deleting. Also, it helps you transfer old iPhone to new iPhone in an easy manner.

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