[Gmail Contacts] How To Easily Sync Contacts from Gmail To iPhone

Author Tasnia Salinas By Tasnia Salinas, on February 25, 2020, in iPhone Transfer

Summary: In this article, we help you to learn How To Sync All Contacts from Gmail to an iOS iPhone or iPad. Get the best Gmail Contacts Transfer - SyncBird Pro. Make sure you have downloaded the latest version here before continuing.

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Scenario: I just switched to my iPhone XR from an Android phone. Everything works fine except my contact book on my Android phone hosted by Gmail (How To Get Contacts from iCloud To iPhone and Android). How do I sync my Gmail contacts? My iPhone is pulling my Gmail, but I can't figure out how to sync Gmail contacts into my iPhone contacts. Is there an automatic syncing method when I opened my Contacts app. Thanks for your help!

How To Sync Contacts from Gmail To iPhone
How To Sync Contacts from Gmail To iPhone

Diagnosis: It would be a nightmare if you don't put everything in the right track especially when you switch from Android phone to an iPhone. It could be even more painfull when you want to copy and sync your entire contacts collection from Android to iPhone (How To Transfer Music from Computer to iPhone). In this article, we'll discuss how to migrate and sync contacts from Gmail to iPhone with easiest approach.

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Part 1: How To Sync Contacts from Gmail To iPhone

iOS contact data contains your friends', workmates' or acquaintances' name, phone number, address, notes and other kind of data. So it's impossible to merge all these contacts information between Gmail and iPhone. However, as you can set up your Email account and share Gmail contacts with the Contacts app on an iPhone (How To Import Photos from iPhone to Mac). Follow steps below to learn how to sync contacts from Gmail to iPhone.

How-To Steps To Sync Contacts from Gmail To iPhone (iOS 13.3)
  1. 1
    Step 1:

    On your iPhone, open Settings app > Passwords & Accounts > Scroll to the bottom of the screen and select Add Account.

    How To Sync Contacts from Gmail To iPhone Step 1 How To Sync Contacts from Gmail To iPhone Step 1
    Step 1 - Add New Account
  2. 2
    Step 2:

    In next screen, Apple gives several account provider options, which allow sync contacts data from iCloud, Exchange, AOL, Outlooks to iPhone > Select Google (Gmail).

    How To Sync Contacts from Gmail To iPhone Step 2
    Step 2 - Sign In Gmail Account
  3. 3
    Step 3:

    Follow suggested steps to sign in your Gmail account > Turn on Mail and Contacts option and tap Save. Then it will automatically sync your contacts from Gmail to your iPhone.

    How To Sync Contacts from Gmail To iPhone Step 3
    Step 3 - Enable iCloud Contacts Option

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Part 2: Extra Tips For Syncing Gmail Contacts To iPhone

Cannot get your Google Contacts synced from Gmail to iPhone, iPad, iPod touch or other iOS devices? There's a few things you can check before giving it up. First up, consider using SSL network connection instead of other options. Secondly, you may have run into Gmail Contacts not working errors, like "Gmail is temporarily unable to access your contacts", "Can't update contact". Make sure your Google Account is connected to your iPhone or iPad using SSL, the recommended secure connection.

The Bottom Line

Now can you sync your Contacts from Gmail to your iPhone 11/11 Pro with our suggestions above? If you need further iCloud Contacts Download solution, it's suggested to get SyncBird Pro as your best iPhone To iPhone Contacts Transfer software utility. Download Free Trial >


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