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Is there a way to send all contacts on my iPhone without doing it one at a time via e-mail? I have an iPhone 4S.

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Vickie, in addition to the iPhone version you are using it would help to know what version of iOS you are running. –  ahsteele Sep 29 '12 at 20:06
Do you have access to a personal computer. Preferably yours. –  markhunte Mar 13 '13 at 8:35
This might be more likely to get a good answer if you elaborated on the real problem you face. What other computer is going to read these contacts? What next once you get the info in an email? –  bmike Oct 13 '13 at 12:23

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Alternatively use this program to export all your iphone contacts to your computer in a single vCard file. After that simply attach the vCard file to an email message and send.

export window with different types of iphone contact outcome formats

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Although you are trying to be helpful. They asked how for a iPhone. Not a computer. You answer assumes they have a Windows PC. It would have been a good idea to check before being so specific and your answer does not attempt to answer the actual question for the device they have. –  markhunte Mar 13 '13 at 8:34

The app My Contacts Backup allows you to save all of your contacts as VCF (VCard) or CSV files. Once the app has created the file it is attached to an email and you can send it to whomever you want. If you are not familiar CSV and VCF file types are commonly used file types for importing / exporting contact information.

My Contacts Backup is available in free and pro versions. The free version allows you to create a file with 250 contacts and the pro version lets you create a file with an unlimited number of contacts.

If you'd rather not use an iOS app you can also sync your phone to your computer via iTunes. Assuming that you sync your contacts you can then export your contacts using your computer's operating system.

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  1. Sync your iPhone contact with iCloud, then log on to

  2. Highlight all the contacts, click the little cog wheel at bottom left --> Export vCard. Save it to a single file: contacts.vcf

Then you can import these contacts to another iPhone or Outlook using Import vCard.

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