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How to add iPhone contacts to Skype contacts

" I am a businessman and I use the Skype to communicate with my business partner. Now I want to my iPhone contacts to be on my Skype contacts list. So I don't need to type the contacts on Skype one-by-one. I have more than 500 contact on my iPhone. So I really need a tool that can export and add the contacts to Skype automatically without manually adding. How can I do that?"

The solution: As far as I know, there is no directly way to add iPhone contacts to Skype contacts. That's mean, if you link the iPhone to computer and start the Skype, you are unable to import the contacts from iPhone for Skype. So, let's face it! However, We know from Skype official website. You can import contacts from web mail contacts. We can add contacts from online mail contacts such as Gmail, Outlook, MSN, Hotmail, etc to Skype contacts. So, first, we can get the contacts out of iPhone , and then add to Skype contacts from email.

Part 1: Export iPhone contacts to mail address book

Here we use the Professional iPhone Contacts + SMS Backup software to export iPhone contacts to Windows based computer. After that, we can manually the iPhone contacts to Outlook, Gmail, MSN, Hotmail contacts for syncing with Skype.

Here is a brief introduction of the iPhone contacts backup software.

iPhone user do care about the contacts. In a sense the contacts is more important than iPhone itself. Right? We can backup iPhone to keep the contacts safe on computer. However, the iTunes backup the whole iPhone as one inseparable file. We can't extract the contacts from iTunes backup file for adding to other mail. So the Cucusoft iPhone contacts + SMS Backup come out. This application can help you take care of your contacts and SMS in iPhone. It can easily transfer iPhone contacts and iPhone SMS to your computer. Keep your contacts and SMS safe now with this software.
  • Export contracts from iPhone to PC.
  • Multiple export methods: direct export to Outlook, or export to a file.(.vcf fileformat)
  • Backup contacts/Edit backup contacts.
  • Direct restore contacts to your iPhone. (only support jailbroken iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad)

Support Windows 7 & Windows vista.
Support: iPhone 4, iPhone 3Gs, iPhone 3G, iPhone

Now, export iPhone contacts to Outlook or computer

You need to download Cucusoft Backup iPhone Contacts , install and run it. Then, connect your iPhone to computer, if connection succeeds, it will display your iPhone information. If not, it will pop up a new window and tell you it's unable to detect your iPhone and give you some tips to fix it up.

Export iPhone contacts to Outlook or computer


You can select the copy rule. Save path and folder. If all thing have done. click OK.

Save output files

Now, your iPhone contacts will be sent to computer as .vcf file. All your contacts info will be in that file. Such as the name, email address, company name, phone number, Skype ID and more. Now, we can add the vcf file to email address book. Here we Just add the vcf file to Gmail. You cand add the backup vcf f ile to the mail address which you are using now.

At the same time. You can backup iPhone SMS to computer easily with Cucusoft iPhone Contacts Backup.

System requirements

  • Windows 9x, 2000, NT, XP, Vista, 2003, Windows 7
  • DirectX 8.0 or later.
  • MMX-enhanced CPU or more powerful
  • 512 MB RAM or more
  • iTunes
  • Any VGA card

Now, login Gmail

Open Google and start to login in Gmail with your account name and password.

Import vcf file to Gmail contacts

Select "Contacts", then "Import Contacts". Click "Contacts" near the top-left of the Gmail window. Then select "Import Contacts".

Import Vcard file to Gmail

Select your vCard or .vcf file

Click "Choose file" and choose the vCard or .vcf file containing your contacts.

Select VCF file

Then select "Import" button to import all the contacts file to Gmail. This is very easy.
You can not only export contacts from iPhone to computer as vcf file. You may also need export your contact from Yahoo! AOL, Outlook or other emmail account as a vcf file and add to Gmail by this way easily.

Part 2: Import contacts from Gmail to Skype

To import contacts from the address book of your email account:

  • Sign in to Skype.
  • In the menu bar, click Contacts > Import Contact.

Import contacts to skype

  • Select the type of email account you have. If you can’t see your email account, click the dropdown arrow for more options.
  • Enter your username and password and click Import.

we can see that you can import the contacts from Facebook, Hotmail, Gmail, Microsoft Outlook, MSN, Rediff on Windows or Mac computer. Here we just import contacts from Gmail which we have add contacts from iPhone to its address book. Now, go to your Skype and you can find your iPhone contacts are there.

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