Have bought the newly released iPhone 8/8 Plus and want to transfer contacts from your previous iPhone 6 or iPhone 7 to your new iPhone 8? Want to copy contacts from your iPhone 6 to iPhone 8 without iCloud? Want to transfer contacts from iPhone 6/7 to iPhone 8 without iTunes to avoid data syncing? If that's exactly what you want, no worry, there is a FREE way to meet all your needs, which is to use MobiMover Free. Just equip your computer with MobiMover and let it help you to transfer data from one iPhone to another. Read on to get the details below.

Part 1: How to transfer contacts from iPhone 6/7 to iPhone 8/8 Plus without iCloud/iTunes (Free Tip)

A useful and powerful alternative to iTunes is EaseUS MobiMover Free. As an iOS data transfer master, MobiMover can help you transfer files from one iPhone/iPad to another, sync data from computer to your iPhone/iPad and back up your iPhone/iPad content to computer easily and quickly. The files supported include contacts, notes, messages, photos, audios, videos and more, depending on which feature you'd like to use. And the surprise is that you can use MobiMover without any cost. As you may know now, transferring contacts from iPhone to iPhone is easy for you with MobiMover.

Now, click the button to safely download and install EaseUS MobiMover Free on your computer, then follow the steps below to learn how to transfer contacts from iPhone 6/7 to iPhone 8 with MobiMover.

Step 1. Connect your iPhones to your computer and launch EaseUS MobiMover. Make sure you have trusted your computer on your iPhones and go to "Content Management" > "Contacts".

Select category

Step 2. Select the contacts you want to transfer from iPhone to iPhone X/8/8 Plus and click "More" > "To Another Phone".

select items

Step 3. Wait for the transfer process to complete. Then you can view the contacts transferred to your target iPhone in the "Contacts" app.

transfer process

You can transfer photos from old iPhone to new iPhone 8 using the similar way.

With MobiMover installed on your PC, you can transfer files not only between two iOS devices but also between computer and iPhone/iPad. For example, you can export files from computer to your iPhone/iPad by transferring music from computer to iPad and downloading photos from computer to iPhone, or you can copy your iPhone/iPad content to computer by backing up text messages on iPhone to computer and importing videos from iPhone to computer.

Part 2: How to copy contacts from iPhone 6/iPhone 7 to iPhone 8/iPhone 8 Plus with iCloud

If you sign in to your iPhones with the same Apple ID and connect both of your iPhones to a stable Wi-Fi network, you can also copy contacts from iPhone to iPhone with iCloud. Perform the steps below on both of your iPhones.

Step 1: Open Settings App on your iPhone.

Step 2: Go to [your name] > iCloud.

Step 3: Toggle on Contacts and click Merge.

Part 3: How to move contacts from iPhone 6/iPhone 7 to iPhone 8/iPhone 8 Plus with AirDrop

AirDrop is a built-in feature on iOS devices that helps to send files from one AirDrop-supported device to another. It's no exception when it comes to transferring contacts from iPhone 6 to iPhone 8. Follow the steps below to move contacts from iPhone to iPhone with AirDrop.

Step 1: Open Control Center on both of your iDevices.

Step 2: Tap on AirDrop to turn it on and make sure you have switched on WLAN and Bluetooth.

Step 3: Go to the Contacts App on your source iPhone 7 or iPhone 6, tap on the contacts you'd like to send to your new iPhone and then choose Share Contact.

Step 4: Click AirDrop and choose the target device, namely your iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus.

Step 5: Then a notification will pop up on your iPhone 8/8 Plus. Tap on the notification to receive the contact and then check it in the Contacts App.

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Daisy is the Senior editor of the writing team for EaseUS. She has been working in EaseUS for over ten years, starting from a technical writer to a team leader of the content group. As a professional author for over 10 years, she writes a lot to help people overcome their tech troubles.

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Myra joined EaseUS in 2017. As a big fan of Apple products, she mainly focuses on iOS data transfer and iOS troubleshooting tips. Meanwhile, she is expanding her knowledge and skills in other fields like data recovery and disk management. Myra is open-minded and likes both extensive and intensive reading. Other than reading and writing, she is also fond of mobile games and K-pop stars.

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