Free Contact Manager: Edit, Delete, Merge, and Export iPhone XS (Max) Contacts

Managing contacts on your iPhone XS (Max) might be a tedious task, when you want to delete multiple contacts at once. Moreover, copying or merging them also seems to be time consuming, if you want to do it selectively. For such instances when you want to edit contacts on iPhone XS (Max), there are plethora of options out there. You can pick the best one to manage contacts on your iPhone XS (Max).

In this article, we are introducing the best way to manage contacts on iPhone XS (Max) from PC. Keep reading to know more!

Why you need to manage iPhone XS (Max) contacts from PC?

Directly managing contacts on your iPhone XS (Max) might accidentally delete them sometimes. Moreover, having a limited screen size it won’t be possible for you to selectively delete more files at once on your iPhone XS (Max). But, managing contacts on iPhone XS (Max) using iTunes or other reliable tools on your PC helps you remove or add multiple contacts selectively in batches. In this section, we are going to introduce dr.fone – Transfer for managing and removing duplicate contacts on iPhone XS (Max).

Using a PC, you get more freedom to manage and edit contacts of your iPhone. And with a reliable tool like dr.fone – Transfer you can not only transfer contacts, but also edit, delete, merge, and group contacts on iPhone XS (Max).

dr.fone - Transfer (iOS)

Free contact manager to edit, add, merge, and delete contacts on iPhone XS (Max)

  • To export, add, delete and manage contacts on your iPhone XS (Max) got a lot easier.
  • Manages videos, SMS, music, contacts etc. on your iPhone/iPad flawlessly.
  • Supports the latest iOS versions.
  • Best iTunes alternative to export media files, contacts, SMS, apps etc. between your iOS device and computer.
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Add contacts on iPhone XS (Max) from PC

Here is how to add contacts on iPhone XS (Max) from PC –

Step 1: Install dr.fone - Transfer, launch the software, and choose Transfer tile from main screen interface.

add contacts on iPhone XS (Max) - start the tool

Step 2: After connecting your iPhone XS (Max), tap the ‘Information’ tab followed by ‘Contacts’ option from the left panel.

add contacts on iPhone XS (Max)- information tab

Step 3: Hit the ‘+’ sign and see a new interface appear on screen. It will allow you to add new contacts to your existing contacts list. Key in the new contact details, including number, name, email ID etc. Press ‘Save’ to save the changes.

Note: Click on ‘Add Field’ if you want to add more fields.

add contacts on iPhone XS (Max)- add field

Alternate Step: You can alternatively select ‘Quick Create New Contact’ option from the right panel. Feed the details you want and then hit ‘Save’ to lock the changes.

Edit contacts on iPhone XS (Max) from PC

We are going to explain how to edit contacts on iPhone from PC using dr.fone – Transfer –

Step 1: Launch dr.fone - Transfer on your computer, connect your iPhone XS (Max) with your PC through a lightning cable, and select "Transfer".

edit contacts on iPhone XS (Max)- select transfer tab

Step 2: Select the ‘Information’ tab from the dr.fone interface. Hit the ‘Contacts’ checkbox to see all the contacts get displayed on your screen.

edit contacts on iPhone XS (Max) - display contacts

Step 3: Click on a contact that you wish to edit and then press the ‘Edit’ option to open a new interface. There, you need to edit what you want and then press the ‘Save’ button. It will save the edited information.

Step 4: You can also edit contacts by right click on the contact and then pick ‘Edit Contact’ option. Then from the editing contact interface, edit and save it like the previous method.

Delete contacts on iPhone XS (Max) from PC

Apart from adding and editing iPhone XS (Max) contacts, you should also know how to delete contacts on iPhone XS (Max) using dr.fone – Transfer (iOS). It proves to be fruitful, when you have duplicate iPhone XS (Max) contacts that you want to get rid of.

Here is how to delete specific contacts using dr.fone –Transfer (iOS) –

Step 1: Once you have launched the software and selected ‘Transfer’, after connecting your iPhone XS (Max) with the PC. It’s time to tap the ‘Information’ tab and then hit the ‘Contacts’ tab from the left panel.

delete iphone contacts

Step 2: From the displayed list of contacts, select which one you want to delete. You can select multiple contacts at once.

delete iphone contacts- select multiple contacts to delete

Step 3: Now, hit the ‘Trash’ icon and see a pop-up window asking you to confirm your selection. Press ‘Delete’ and confirm to delete the selected contacts.

Group contacts on iPhone XS (Max) from PC

To group iPhone XS (Max) contacts, dr.fone – Transfer (iOS) never stays behind. Grouping iPhone contacts into various groups is a feasible option, when it has a huge volume of contacts to manage. dr.fone – Transfer (iOS) helps you transfer contacts between different groups. You can even remove contacts from a specific group. In this part of the article, we will see how to add and group contacts from your iPhone XS (Max) using your computer.

Here is the detailed guide to group contacts on iPhone XS (Max):

Step 1: After clicking the ‘Transfer’ tab and connecting your device, select the ‘Information’ tab. Now, from the left panel pick the ‘Contacts’ option and select the desired contacts.

group contacts on iPhone XS (Max)

Step 2: Right click the contact and tap ‘Add to Group’. Then select ‘New group name’ from the drop down list.

Step 3: You can remove the contact from a group by choosing ‘Ungrouped’.

group contacts on iPhone XS (Max) - add to group

Merge contacts on iPhone XS (Max) from PC

You can merge contacts on iPhone XS (Max) and your computer with dr.fone – Transfer (iOS). You get to selectively merge or unmerge the contacts with this tool. In this section of the article, you will see the detailed way to do so.

Step by step guide to merge contacts on iPhone XS (Max) using dr.fone –Transfer (iOS):

Step 1: After launching the software and connecting your iPhone. Select ‘Transfer’ and tap the ‘Information’ tab from the top bar.

merge contacts on iPhone XS (Max)

Step 2: After selecting ‘Information’, pick the ‘Contacts’ option from the left panel. Now, you can see the list of local contacts from your iPhone XS (Max) on your computer. Pick the desired contacts that you want to merge and then tap on the ‘Merge’ icon from the top section.

select and merge contacts on iPhone XS (Max)

Step 3: You will now see a new window having the list of duplicate contacts, which have exactly same contents. You can alter the match type as you desire.

Step 4: If you want to merge those contacts then you can tap the ‘Merge’ option. To skip it hit ‘Don’t Merge’. You can merge the selected contacts by pressing the ‘Merge Selected’ button afterwards.

merge contacts on iPhone XS (Max) from your pc

A popup window will appear onscreen for re-confirming your selection. Here, you need to select ‘Yes’. You get the option to back up the contacts as well, prior to merging them.

Export contacts from iPhone XS (Max) to PC

When you want to export contacts from iPhone XS (Max) to PC, dr.fone –Transfer (iOS) is a gem of an option. With this tool, you can export data to another iPhone or your computer without any glitch. Here is how –

Step 1: Launch the software on your PC and then take a USB cable to connect your iPhone XS (Max) with it. Click on the ‘Transfer’ tab and meanwhile, hit on ‘Trust this Computer’ to enable your iPhone to make data transfer possible.

export iphone contacts to pc

Step 2: Tap the ‘Information’ tab. It is displayed on the top menu bar. Now, click the ‘Contacts’ from the left panel and then select the desired contacts from the list displayed.

export iphone contacts on information tab

Step 3: Tap ‘Export’ button and then select the ‘vCard/CSV/Windows Address Book/Outlook’ button from the drop down list as per your requirement.

export contacts from iPhone XS (Max) to desired format

Step 4: Afterwards, you need to follow the onscreen guide in order to complete the process of contacts export to your PC.

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dr.fone - Transfer (iOS)

Transfer contacts, SMS, photos, music, video, and more between your iOS devices and computers.

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Oct 09,2018 17:47 pm / Posted by Selena Lee to iPhone XS

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