How to Sync Outlook Contacts with iPhone 6S Plus/6S/6 Plus/6/5S/5C/5/4S?

Brandon Wood
Sep 02, 2022
People like to use Apple iPhone because it can provide untold convenience to their work and life. For example, iPhone allows you to sync your contacts and calendar information from your Microsoft Outlook with the iPhone device easily so that you are able to keep track of your important appointments and events, as well as contact list anytime and anywhere even when you are on the way. Syncing contacts from Outlook to iPhone takes you only one or two minutes.

Method 1. Sync Outlook Contacts with iPhone via Exchange Server:

1. Open your iPhone device and click the "Settings" icon.
2. On the pop-up screen, you should choose "Mail, Contacts, Calendars" -> "Add Account" -> "Microsoft Exchange."
3. Input your email address, domain, username, password and a short description for this Exchange account in the appropriate fields. Then, choose the "Next" button to go to the next step.
4. Move the slider to the "On" position in the "Contacts" item on the next page. This is up to you. Just move the sliders on the file types you want to sync with iPhone.
5. Finally, press the "Save" button and all your Outlook contacts will be synced with iPhone quickly.

Method 2. Sync Outlook with iPhone via iCloud Control Panel

Step 1. Download and install iCloud Control Panel on your computer.

Step 2. Open it and then sign into your iCloud ID and password.

Step 3.Then choose the option of Contacts, Calendars, & Tasks with Outlook.

Step 4. Click Apply. Wait a moment. When it's completed, Contacts, Calendars and tasks on your Outlook will become accessible in the iCloud.

Step 5. On your iPhone, tap Settings > iCloud. Sign into your iCloud account. Then, turn on Contacts, and Calendars to sync to your iPhone.

Method 3. Sync Outlook with iPhone via iTunes

Step 1. Download the latest version of iTunes and install it.

Step 2. Open the installed iTunes and get your iPhone connected to the computer.

(Note: If you don't want to automatically sync files from iPhone to iTunes once it is successfully connected, you should uncheck the Auto-Sync option in iTunes.)

Step 3. Choose your iPhone device from the devices list on the left panel.

Step 4. Go to Info tab. And then choose "Sync Contacts from" option under Contacts section. Then tap on Outlook.

Step 5. Now, choose the contacts you want to sync with iPhone. And then click on Apply option to sync Outlook contacts with iPhone. Finally, just wait for the process to get completed within simple clicks!

The above ways are all useful in terms of syncing outlook contacts with iPhone. But as you can see, the procedures are a little bit troublesome. Unless you have enough time and patience in waiting for the whole process to get completed, or otherwise you are suggested to get another easy way to sync iPhone contacts. Actually we can change into another place to save our iPhone contacts, such as computer, and then restore the contacts from computer back to your iPhone directly. Don't believe it? Next, we will show you the easiest way to backup our contacts from iPhone to computer. What you need is the Coolmuster iOS Assistant, which allows you to backup not only contacts, but also photos, music, movies, voice memos, notes, Safari bookmarks, TV shows and more to Windows or Mac computer directly without iTunes.

Want to know how to use the iPhone to Computer Transfer? Just read the following guide please:

Guide to Sync iPhone Contacts with Computer for Backup

Step 1. Connect your iPhone 6S Plus/6S/6 Plus/6/5S/5C/5/4S/3GS to computer

Download the demo version of the transfer program for free from the buttons above. Install and launch it on your computer. Connect your iPhone to the same computer via USB cable and the program will begin to detect your iPhone instantly. Then, the primary window of the program will pop up to you:

Step 2. Scan and preview iPhone data in details

After the detection, all your iPhone data will be scanned and displayed into different categories, including music, movie, TV shows, etc. Just open the "Contacts" folder, preview contained contacts and select those you want to backup on computer.

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Step 3. Start to backup iPhone contacts to computer

Finally, you can start to transfer all the selected contacts from your iPhone to computer by clicking on the big "Export" button .

Not only contact phone numbers, but also email address, company names, job titles and other contact information will be preserved after the transfer process.

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iOS Assistant
Back up and restore everything on iPhone/iPad/iPod with one click.
Freely manage iOS data and iTunes backup files on the computer.
Preview and selectively transfer files between iDevice and computer.
Widely support contacts, messages, photos, videos, music, notes, etc.