How To Transfer Contacts from iPhone To New iPhone 11 Pro [iOS 13]

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

Summary: In this article, we help you to learn the best method To Transfer Contacts from iPhone To New iPhone 11 Pro. Get the best iPhone Contact Transfer - SyncBird Pro. Make sure you have downloaded the latest version here before continuing.

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Probably the Contacts is one of the most ignored iOS apps since it contains exactly the same informations as the Contacts icon inside the Phone app. People rarely take a half of afternoon to add a phone number, or update an email address in Contacts app ( How To Transfer Data To New iPhone). Thanks to the multiple layered iPhone contacts management method, say the iCloud, iTunes and the device itself, on most of iPhones, the contact is just a mess.

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Even though your Contacts might be chaotic, it doesn't mean you can live up without carrying these data on your device. Many users choose to upgrade their iPhone in this holiday season, and one of the top concern is how to transfer contacts data from one iPhone to a new iPhone 11/iPhone 11 Pro. No matter you sync your iPhone Contacts using iCloud, or iTunes, this specific iPhone To iPhone Contact Transfer tutorial article will cover you up.

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Part 1: Transfer All Contacts from iPhone To New iPhone 11 with iCloud

Whenever it comes to transferring data to new iPhone, iCloud is always the first choice. With iCloud syncing, you can directly get all your contacts data between two iPhones via iCloud service. If you use the same Apple ID on two devices, you can always have your contacts up-to-date since every changes you make on one iPhone, they'll spontaneously shows on another iPhone ( How To Transfer Photos from iPhone To iPhone). Follow steps below to learn how to transfer all contacts data from iPhone to new iPhone 11/iPhone 11 Pro.

1. Always keep the iOS version on both your iPhones up to date if possible (Check Common iOS 13 Update Problems and Fixes).
2. Make sure that you're signed in to iCloud with the same Apple ID on both of your two iPhones.
3. Make sure that you've connected your new iPhone 11/iPhone 11 Pro to solid Wi-Fi or have an active Internet or cellular connection.

How To Transfer Contacts from iPhone To New iPhone 11 Pro
How-To Steps To Transfer Contacts from iPhone To New iPhone 11 with iCloud
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    Step 1:

    On your new iPhone 11/iPhone 11 Pro, Open to Settings app > Tap [your name] on the top side:

    How To Use iCloud To Transfer Contacts from iPhone To New iPhone 11 Step 1
    Step 1 - Use iCloud To Transfer Contacts from iPhone To New iPhone
  2. 2
    Step 2:

    Click iCloud (Remember when you enable iCloud Contacts on both two iPhones, the information stored on separate devices will affect each other):

    How To Use iCloud To Transfer Contacts from iPhone To New iPhone 11 Step 2
    Step 2 - Use iCloud To Transfer Contacts from iPhone To New iPhone
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    Step 3:

    Enable Contacts option in iCloud > When you're asked if you want to Merge or Cancel, tap Merge to synchronize Contact info between two iPhones.

    How To Use iCloud To Transfer Contacts from iPhone To New iPhone 11 Step 3
    Step 3 - Check Enable Contacts in iCloud iOS 13

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Part 2: How To Transfer Contacts from iPhone To New iPhone 11 with iTunes

We use iTunes or Finder (macOS Catalina) to sync Music, Movies and Photos from computer to our iPhones, but people rarely know you can also send contacts and calendars data from Windows PC or Mac to your new iPhone 11/iPhone 11 Pro. If the contact data on your old iPhone has done it the same way, then it's a good idea to transfer your contacts from iPhone to new iPhone 11 with iTunes or Finder (macOS Catalina).

How-To Steps: Transfer Contacts from iPhone To New iPhone 11 with iTunes
  1. 1
    Step 1:

    Open iTunes or Finder (macOS Catalina) and connect your iPhone 11/iPhone 11 Pro to your computer with a USB cable.

    How To Use iTunes/Finder To Transfer Contacts from iPhone To New iPhone 11 Step 1
    Step 1 - Use Finder/iTunes To Sync Contacts To iPhone
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    Step 2:

    From the list under Settings on the left side of the iTunes window, click Data (including Contacts and Calendars) that you want to transfer to your new iPhone > Click Sync to start.

    How To Use iTunes/Finder To Transfer Contacts from iPhone To New iPhone 11 Step 2
    Step 2 - Sync Contacts To New iPhone 11 with iTunes/Finder

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Part 3: Transfer Contacts from iPhone To New iPhone 11 with SyncBird Pro

SyncBird Pro is the up-to-the-minute iPhone To iPhone Contact Transfer software that can manage SMS/iMessages, Contacts, Notes, Reminder, Safari history and bookmarks, VoiceMail and probably all important personal data on your iOS devices. Using SyncBird Pro, you can save the trouble of logging in two iPhones with the same Apple/iCloud ID. Also as iTunes/Finder only allows sync your iPhone to one computer, SyncBird Pro can undo these limits. Follow steps below to learn how to transfer contacts from iPhone to new iPhone 11 Pro with SyncBird Pro.

How-To Steps To Transfer Contacts from iPhone To iPhone 11 with SyncBird Pro
  1. 1
    Step 1:

    Connect both your old iPhone and new iPhone 11 to a Mac computer with a USB cable > Download and Open SyncBird Pro on your Mac (runs on macOS Catalina and all recent Mac OS).

    How To Transfer Data To New iPhone 11 To Mac with SyncBird Pro Step 1
    Step 1 - Connect iPhone 11 Pro To Mac & Trust This Mac
  2. 2
    Step 2:

    On the left side of SyncBird Pro, choose Personal Info > Contacts (the loading may take a while):

    How To Transfer Contacts from iPhone To New iPhone 11 To Mac with SyncBird Pro Step 2
    Step 2 - Select Personal Info > Contacts > Send To New iPhone 11
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    Step 3:

    After a while, SyncBird Pro will finish transferring your contacts from your old iPhone to your new iPhone 11/iPhone 11 Pro.

    How To Transfer Contacts To New iPhone 11 To Mac with SyncBird Pro Step 3
    Step 3 - Transfer Contacts To New iPhone Complete

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Part 2: How To Transfer Contacts from iPhone To New iPhone 11 with AirDrop

In iOS 13, Apple allows users to offload used apps and many choose to delete the Contacts app from their iPhones. Actually this Contacts app is not merely a puppet feature as you can transfer and share your contacts from one iPhone to another iPhone via AirDrop, iMessages or other third party apps. Follow steps below to learn how to transfer contacts from iPhone to new iPhone 11 with AirDrop.

How-To Steps: Transfer Contacts from iPhone To New iPhone 11 with AirDrop
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    Step 1:

    Open Contacts app (Not the Contact feature in Phone app) > Choose a contact you want to send from one iPhone to another iPhone:

    How To Use AirDrop To Transfer Contacts from iPhone To New iPhone 11 Step 1
    Step 1 - AirDrop Contacts from iPhone To iPhone
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    Step 2:

    You'll see several contact information there, such as contact name, phone number, emails, etc. > Tap Share Contact:

    How To Use AirDrop To Transfer Contacts from iPhone To New iPhone 11 Step 2
    Step 2 - AirDrop Contacts from iPhone To iPhone
  3. 3
    Step 3:

    With a dropup window, you can see some options that helps transfer your contact > Choose AirDrop or other option per your need:

    How To Use AirDrop To Transfer Contacts from iPhone To New iPhone 11 Step 3
    Step 3 - AirDrop Contacts from iPhone To iPhone

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The Bottom Line

Certainly you have several more options to get your all contacts data moved from one iPhone to another iPhone. But keep it in mind that every method has its advantages and limits. If you need further iPhone Contacts Transfer solution, it's suggested to get SyncBird Pro. Download Free Trial >


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