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How to transfer Yahoo! mail contacts to iPhone

"A new iPhone 4 was sent to me as my 18 years old gift from my father. I am a new to iPhone and I don't like play games on iPhone. I just want to use the iPhone to call my family and frinds or send and receive email. I am currently using Yahoo!mail system. Is there a method that I can use to transfer Yahoo! mail contacts to my new iPhone 4? "

How to transfer Yahoo! mail contacts to iPhone

The answer:
You can export your Yahoo!mail contacts into your Windows computer hard drive as a file that are CSV format or Vcard format. Next, you can import the contacts to iPhone by using iPhone contacts Transfer. We recommend that you use the 4Meida iPhone contacts manage software that is available on our websit. This is the easiest way to get your Yahoo!mail contacts into iPhone. Besides, this tool also support import contacts to iPad/iPad 2 and iPod touch.

  • First, extract and export contacts list from Yahoo! email to computer as csv file
  • Second, add csv file from computer to iPod touch by using iPod touch contacts Transfer software

Export Yahoo! email contacts to computer as .csv file

In Yahoo! Mail, it's very easy to manage and export the contacts, it's also easy to extract them to a format that enjoys almost universal popularity and compatibility: CSV. Importing email addresses from CSV files in iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, BlackBerry, Nokia smart phone and Outlook, Outlook Express or Gmail. By adding the Yahoo! email address book to iPod touch and you get to retain all your email addresses.

First, login in your Yahoo! mail account. You can see the "contacts" icon. Go to it.

Export Yahoo contacts to computer

You need go to the Contact Options category. There are a lot of options, such as import contacts to Yahoo! mail or Sync contacts. You can find the "Export All" option. click it.

Export all Yahoo! mail address book

Select a format to export. Usually, Yahoo provides 5 types of file formats you can choose. They are Microsoft Outlook, Netscape?Thunderbirt, Yahoo!CSV, Vcard Single File (Which is mainly used on Palm Desktop users) and Vcard, Zip or .CVF file. We can just pick up the Yahoo! csv as output file.

Export Yahoo contacts as csv file

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Export the contacts to computer as .csv file now. You can save it onto computer desktop and you will find this file.

export Yahoo address book to computer as csv file

Step 2: Now, Add exported csv file to iPhone with contacts transfer software

The export file just stay at computer hard drive. You need software like contacts transfer. 4Media iPhone Contacts transfer to import it to iPhone. Here is a brief introduction of this iPhone manage tool.

4Media iPhone Contacts Transfer

4Media iPhone contacts Transfer is designed for Apple iPhone, iPod touch, iPad user to backup contacts and transfer contacts between iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and computer. That's to say, you can not only export contacts from Apple iOs devices, but also can import contacts with file extenstion .csv or .vcf to iPhone, iPod touch or iPad easily.See more

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Now, hook up iPhone 4 to computer and launch 4Media iPod touch contacts transfer. Your iPhone or iPod touch information will be displayed. Here we Just connect the iPhone to Windows 7 computer.

Start 4Meida iPhone contacts Transfer

The program can bring all your contacts data back by restoration function. Of course, you should export the Outlook Express address book. Make sure that you need export address book to computer as .csv or .vcf file.
1. In the left "Backup Files" area, choose the "Contacts" that you want to restore into your device.
2. Select a backup file in the left list, then click "Restore all Contacts to Device" button at the bottom of the interface, then start restoring contacts.

Restore .csv file to iPhone 4

Now, just open the contacts on iPhone, and you will find all the contacts from Yahoo account has already there.

Now, get 4Media iPhone Contacts Transfer to restore .csv to iPhone 4

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