How to Retrieve Contacts From iPhone

The Apple iPhone has become one of the most popular smart phones around. It is known for being easy to set-up and synchronize with other computers and programs. Most people enjoy consistency and want to have iPhone contacts shared between Outlook and the iPhone, and luckily, Apple has made this a very easy process.

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Plug your iPhone into your PC's available USB port using the iPhone USB cable. The computer will recognize the iPhone within a minute or so.

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Click the "Vista Orb" located at the bottom left of the screen and select "Programs > iTunes > iTunes." ITunes will then open.

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Click the Apple iPhone icon on the left side of the screen. Then click the "Info" tab.

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Click the checkbox next to "Sync Contacts With" so that it is selected. Click the drop-down menu next to the box and select "Outlook."

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Click the "Apply" button and click "Merge Contacts" when prompted to. The sync process will begin and may take a few minutes to complete. Your iPhone's contacts have now been successfully retrieved to your computer.