[Solved] How To Fix iPad Contacts Not Syncing To iPhone Issue

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

Summary: In this article, we help you to learn How To Fix iPad Contacts Not Syncing To iPhone Issue in iOS 13. Get the best iPhone Contact Transfer - SyncBird Pro. Make sure you have downloaded the latest version here before continuing.

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Common iPad Contacts Not Syncing To iPhone Scenario: I have iOS 13.4 on both my iPhone XR and iPad Air 3. I use Contacts on both two devices assuming iCloud can sync my contacts info across all my devices. But I have made a couple of new contacts in the iPhone a couple of weeks ago, and today I've noticed that they have not appeared on the iPad (How To Transfer Contacts from iPhone To iPhone). I turned off the iPhone as well as my iPad and turned them back on, checked off 'All iCloud' in Groups on the iPhone and checked it back on, and nothing is syncing. So why iPad contacts not syncing with my iPhone and how do I get it fixed?

How To Fix iPad Contacts Not Syncing To iPhone Issue
How To Fix iPad Contacts Not Syncing To iPhone Issue

Diagnosis: With iCloud, we can get access to our contacts from an iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac and a Windows PC. When we create a new contact, edit, make changes contact on one device or computer, iCloud Contacts will automatically sync with all your devices (The Ultiamte Guide On How To Backup an iPhone 11). So, ideally, when you update your contacts on your iPhone, these changes will get synced to your iPad as well. If you find your iPad contacts is not syncing with your iPhone, follow this article to find a quick solution.

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Part 1: How To Fix iPad Contacts Not Syncing To iPhone Issue

There are several factors that may cause your iPad contacts stop syncing with iPhone. For instance, the iCloud Contacts option has been misconfigured. To solve this one of the most common iPhone Contacts Not Syncing issue, you can start from the following troubleshooting tips (How To Get Contacts from iCloud). Continue reading to find out how to fix iPad contacts not syncing with iPhone issue.

How-To Steps To Fix iPad Contacts Not Syncing To iPhone Issue
  1. 1
    iCloud is setup incorrectly on iPad

    To correctly enable iCloud Contacts on an iPad, Open Settings app on your iPad > [Your Name] > iCloud > Contacts:

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    iPad don't reflect recent contact changes with iPhone

    A wrong time & data stamp may cause the deley of iCloud Contacts update on your iPad, thus you may notice your iPad contacts is not syncing with iPhone. To check it up: Open Setting app on your iPad > General > Date & Time > Enable Set Automatically option.

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  3. 3
    Check iPad Network Setting

    Another common reason that may cause iPad contacts not syncing with iPhone is the network is malfunctioning. Here's a general fix on this matter: Open Settings app on your iPad > General > Reset > Reset Network Settings.

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