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How to Manage iPhone Contacts on iCloud.com

Athryn Mitchell

Mobile phone analyst, Editor-in-Chief of TransPhone. Find more on her Fackbook or Google+.

Apple Inc. introduced iCloud in 2011, which offers 5GB free storage and greatly improved the service of the corporation. One of the main features is that users can manage iPhone contacts on iCloud.com anytime anywhere, which helps the phone book stay up on date. They can add, deleted, edit, import, and export the address book on iCloud. The premise is that contacts should be synced to iCloud from the iPhone. Unbelievable? Just read on. We will walk through the steps in details.

Make sure you have set up your iCloud account on your iPhone.
Before managing your phone number list, sync them to iCloud on iPhone. After that, you can edit, import or export contacts from PC.

Part 1: Sync Phone Book to iCloud on iPhone
Part 2: Import/Export Phone Number List from iCloud
Part 3: Edit Phone Book on iCloud

Part 1: Sync Phone Book to iCloud on iPhone

Step 1. Set to Sync Address Book on iPhone
Go to “Settings” in your iPhone. Scroll down and find out “iCloud”. Then hit the ON/OFF icon and turn on “Contacts”. When the pop-up shows and says “Your contacts will be merged with iCloud”, select “Merge”.
Set to Sync Address Book
Step 2. Turn on iCloud Backup on iPhone
Go back to “iCloud”. Scroll down and go to “Backup”. Then turn on “iCloud Backup”. When the pop up as below occurs, select “OK” and enable the phone to start iCloud Backup.
Turn on iCloud Backup
Note that your iPhone will no longer back up to your computer automatically when you sync with iTunes.

Part 2: Import/Export Phone Number List from iCloud

Import Contacts from PC
Click the gear icon at the lower left corner. Select “Import vCard” and import the VCF phone book from PC. Click “Open”.

Export Contacts from iCloud
Select items you want and click “Export vCard”.
Import/Export Contacts from iCloud

Part 3: Edit Phone Book on iCloud

Sign in iCloud on your PC.
When entering the home page, select “Contacts”.
1) You can add new contacts or groups by clicking the plus icon at the lower left.
2) And you can edit the selected contacts. Act as:
Select an item from the list.
Click the “Edit” button.
Then you can edit the name, company, phone number, email address, and more. And you can add a profile photo.
After that, click “Done” at the lower right corner. And what’s more, you can delete the contact by clicking the red “Delete Contact” button.
Edit Phone Book on iCloud
Easy but practical, isn’t it? Mark this article. One day it will help when you tend to manage your phone number list.

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