1. BarryP17's Avatar
    After a bit of a struggle I’ve imported a Contacts List from my old Windows phone into iCloud on my newly acquired iPhone 7. The file I've created is in .csv format and I can see the file and its contents (as a .csv file) on the iCloud [/I][/B]Drive[/I][/B] but do not know how to merge it into my main contacts folder (so that I don't have to manually enter all the individual records again). I’m new to iPhones and do not understand the relationship between iCloud and iCloud Drive. Any help or pointers will be greatfully received. Thanks.
    Barry
    12-27-2018 06:15 PM
  2. phlamethrowre's Avatar
    Where were the contacts on your windows phone? In your outlook account?
    libra89 likes this.
    12-27-2018 11:08 PM
  3. BarryP17's Avatar
    Thanks for the response. The contacts book is on my windows phone, presumably on an outlook account. I exported it to iCloud and the book appeared on the iCloud Drive folder as a .csv file. It's moving it from there into my iPhone contacts that is defeating me. Thanks for your help
    12-30-2018 06:53 AM
  4. phlamethrowre's Avatar
    Forget the phones. If your contacts are stored in your outlook account they will appear in your iPhone when you properly sync your outlook account with the iPhone. It’s sounds like you’re making it harder than it has to be.
    01-04-2019 11:20 AM
  5. BarryP17's Avatar
    It certainly has proved harder than it should be. However now solved the problem by setting up a gmail address and syncing to that. Worked immediately. Thanks for the replies to this problem.
    BarryP17
    01-12-2019 09:03 AM
  6. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    It certainly has proved harder than it should be. However now solved the problem by setting up a gmail address and syncing to that. Worked immediately. Thanks for the replies to this problem.
    BarryP17
    Glad you got it done! A vcf file (vCard) would have worked better than the csv file. When I create a vcf file, I send it to my email address. From there, I open it, then tap on the "add" option at the top. They are then added to your Contacts.
    01-12-2019 10:35 PM
  7. BarryP17's Avatar
    Thanks, Ledsteplin
    01-13-2019 09:57 AM

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