IOS has a convenient feature for importing contacts from a SIM card to iPhone. As for the reverse process, this feature is not included in the standard functionality, and many iPhone users experience a problem with transferring contacts from iPhone to SIM-card. In this manual, we list the possible methods for such a transfer.
The need to transfer contacts from iPhone to SIM-card may arise when changing the phone, temporarily switching to another smartphone and in a number of cases. However, if copying contacts from a SIM card to an iPhone is extremely simple, then transferring them in the opposite direction is quite problematic. over, without jailbreak, direct transfer of contacts from iPhone to SIM card impossible. However, you can still get around the problematic situation.
First, let’s talk about direct transfer, which requires an installed jailbreak.
How to transfer contacts from iPhone to SIM-card (jailbreak)
SIManager jailbreak tweak is responsible for transferring contacts from iPhone to SIM card. This already quite old utility allows you to very quickly and easily export all your contacts from iPhone to SIM-card for their subsequent import on another device.
SIManager can only be installed on a jailbreak device, so not everyone can use the utility. In the same case, if your iPhone is “jailbroken,” feel free to add the http://repo.beyouriphone.com repository and download the SIManager tweak from there.
Note: SIManager 1.7 is recommended for download, which is the most stable.
How to transfer contacts from iPhone to SIM card without jailbreak
Unfortunately, there is no way to directly transfer contacts from iPhone to SIM card. Successful completion of this operation requires the initial transfer of contacts to another smartphone, for example, running Android and the subsequent import of the book to the SIM card. However, many will not need the last action anymore, since the goal of transferring contacts to the SIM card for many was importing them onto another smartphone. So what needs to be done.
Note: the Yandex.Moving application was ideal for this process before, however, recently it has been no longer available in the App Store and Google Play.
Step 1. Download the free My Contacts Backup app on your iPhone
Step 2. Launch the application and click Backup
Step 3. After the contacts are processed, click on Email.
Step 4. In the column “To»Enter your email address
In the letter that you sent to yourself, there is a file in vcf format, by opening it on another smartphone, you can easily import contacts. After that, these contacts can be saved to the SIM card with the standard functions of smartphones on other mobile operating systems. Here is such an ingenious system, although it all takes literally a few minutes of time.
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