Applied to: Transfer contacts between iPhone 11 Pro/11/X/8 Plus or older version and Huawei P9/10/20, Huawei Mate 9/10, Huawei Nova and Honor

More and more users around the world are using Huawei phones, like the latest Huawei P series, Mate series, Nova as well as other models. If you are an iPhone user and wanna change from old iPhone 5 or 6 to Huawei phone, the first thing you need to do is to copy the contacts on iPhone to the new phone to get in touch with others using the new device.

In this article, we will show you the detailed steps to transfer contacts from iPhone to Huawei with two tried-and-true solutions.

Workable Solutions Step-by-step Troubleshooting
Tip 1. Move Contacts via iCloud Visit via a browser > Sign in to iCloud > Click "Contacts" > Select the contacts...Full steps
Tip 2. Transfer Contacts via a Tool Export iPhone contacts with the tool > Save the contacts as a CSV file > Run Outlook...Full steps

How to move contacts from iPhone to Huawei phone via iCloud

Using iCloud to export the contacts to Huawei phone requires you to back up the contacts on iPhone with iCloud at first.

If you are in trouble with iPhone contacts not syncing to iCloud, fix it according to the online guides.

Step 1: Open the Firefox or Chrome on your computer and go to Sign in with your Apple account and password.

Step 2: Click Contacts on the main screen and select the contacts you want to sync to your Huawei phone. Or you can click the gear button at the lower left bottom and choose to Select All to copy the whole contacts.

Step 3: Select Export vCard and save it on your computer.

export iPhone contacts

Step 4: Connect your Huawei phone to the computer via a USB cable, copy the VCF file to the device storage.

Step 5: Open the Contacts App, tap Import/Export > Import from storage > Import from SD card and then Import the Vcard file. Then, the iPhone contacts will be added on your Huawei phone.

How to transfer contacts from iPhone to Android with an iPhone data transfer tool

If you are not familiar with iCloud and haven’t used iCloud syncing service. Another simple way to export iPhone contacts is to use iPhone data transfer software like EaseUS MobiMover Pro highly recommended here. With this tool, you can transfer whatever supported data you want from your iPhone to the computer with a single click, including contacts, photos, music, videos, ringtones, books, etc.. more than that, MobiMover still allows you to transfer files from PC to iPhone without iTunes, sync data between two iOS devices and manage iOS data with no sweat.

Now, download MobiMover on your computer to move the whole iPhone contacts with one-click in the first step and import the content to your Huawei phone in the second procedure.

Part 1: Use reliable iPhone transfer tool to export iPhone contacts

Step 1. Download and run EaseUS MobiMover on your computer (Mac or PC) > Connect your device to your Mac > Unlock your iPhone and click "Trust" in the prompt asking for your permission > Choose "Phone to Mac" > Click the "Next" to move on.

How to transfer contacts from iPhone/iPad to computer - Step 1

Step 2. Check "Contacts" > Click the default storage path to set a custom path if you need to > Click "Transfer" to start transferring from your iPhone or iPad to your Mac.

How to transfer contacts from iPhone/iPad to computer - Step 2

Step 3. When the transfer process has finished, you can go to view the contacts on your Mac. Then contacts could be saved as a CSV/VCF/HTML file on your Mac, depending on your export settings.

How to transfer contacts from iPhone/iPad to computer - Step 3

Part 2: Import the contacts VCF to Huawei

Step 1: Find the exported iPhone contacts in HTML format, open it with Excel and save it as CSV file.

Step 2: Run the Outlook on your computer, and go to Outlook Address Book, click file > export > business card. The default extension is VCF, which can be used as a filename.

Step 3: Connect your Huawei phone to the computer with a USB file, and drag the VCF file to your SD card.

Step 4: Open the Contacts App on Huawei phone, tap Import/Export, choose Import from SD card and then Import the Vcard file. Then, the contacts will be updated to your Huawei phone.

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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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