How to Export Phone Numbers to Outlook/Gmail/Yahoo

--Monday, Jan.16, 2017

There is no doubt that contacts are as important as photos stored on iPhone. One is for memory while another is for connection. What make us feel that we're truly alive are moments in the past and at present. Photos capture the precious moments in the past, and contacts build the connections between 'me' and other people.

"How can I export my contacts from iPhone to Outlook at a time?"

- Asked on Quora

Part 1: How to Move iPhone Contacts to Outlook/Gmail/Yahoo

Actually, it's as easy as pie. I'm going to present you with a full tutorial in the following sections, please feel free to read on. Here we need help from iPhone Transfer, it can export/import types of data from/to iPhone. Moreover, it's able to move your phone numbers to Outlook, Gmail, and Yahoo without any loss. It takes only two steps to get it done.

Step 1. Get iPhone Connected with iPhone Transfer

Firstly, you need to download and install iPhone Transfer on your Win/Mac. Then, launch iPhone Transfer and plug your iPhone to the computer. Shortly, your iPhone get detected and displayed on the interface. You can tap "More info" to check out more information about your device.

Note that you should make sure that keep iPhone connected to the software during the whole process.

Connect to iPhone Transfer

Step 2. Choose a Way to Export Phone Numbers

Now, choose "Contacts" from the left panel. It takes seconds to load and show phone numbers on the interface. Please preview your contacts. Also, you are allowed to add, delete, edit and/or de-duplicate phone numbers.

Preview and Edit Contacts

After that, you can select desired ones and click "Export to" > "Export Selected Contacts" or "Export All Contacts" > "to Outlook"/"to Gmail"/"to Yahoo". (Depend on which mail you'd like to export to.)

Note that you should log in Outlook mail on your computer, otherwise iPhone Transfer would fail to export contacts to Outlook.

Export Phone Numbers

Part 2: Differences among Outlook, Gmail and Yahoo

Outlook, Gmail and Yahoo is three most popular mail services that enjoy most users. If you want to apply for an email, you would probably be considering one of them. If you're confused, why not check out the followings and then make up your mind.

Microsoft Outlook

Microsoft Outlook has taken the place of Hotmail a few years ago and there are still quite lots of people using it every day. The email service comes with a familiar design and organization tools provided by the Outlook software. If you have used the Outlook software in your office before, then you will love Microsoft Outlook.

The webmail has received a makeover, which brings some clean lines and a white and blue theme, which will please your eyes. In addition, it has virtual folders, mail and conversations grouping, a flexible search and more.


One of the most popular email services out there is Gmail. The Gmail service comes with a simple design, which means that even a new user will get the hang of it in just a few minutes. At the same time, Gmail is offering an awesome filtering, which means that very rarely you will see a spam email get to your inbox. On Gmail you can also sort messages by content into tabs labeled forums, updates, promotions, social and primary.

Gmail doesn't have any ads and it comes with an easy-to-use interface, which means that many people will enjoy using it.

Yahoo! Mail

Yahoo! Mail has been around for quite a while, but it seems that it is not as popular as it was 10 years ago. At the same time, it doesn't have a simple design and there are lots of adverts, which can annoy anyone. However, by paying £30 a year, you will be able to remove all those adverts.

When it comes to storage, we can clearly say that Yahoo! Mail offer the most amount of storage. We remind you that in the past, it has offered "unlimited" email storage, for as long as users didn't abuse it. However, now the company has decided to limit it to 1TB, which is still enough for any active user. You can also access the Yahoo email via POP and IMAP, which is always good if you use an email application for checking your emails.

Differences among Outlook Gmail Yahoo

After done reading, I know you have already gained an idea of how to transfer contacts to your email. Also, iPhone Transfer is able to help you transfer contacts to computer or to another iPhone. So, please enjoy!

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