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iPhone contacts export Windows XP

How to Export iPhone Contacts [Windows XP]


We already written a guide to Export iPhone contacts in Windows 7. Now lets see how we can export iPhone contact in Windows XP as CSV file and you can open this csv file in Excel or you can import this iPhone contacts file in any other email application or mobile device. You just need your iPhone, Data cable to connect and iTunes running in Windows XP.

Export iPhone contact as CSV file in Windows XP

Download and install iTunes, install and Run it

Connect your iPhone with computer using data cable, Click on iPhone device under “Devices” section in iTunes

On the safe side BACKUP YOUR DEVICE FIRST , Right-click on your device and select “Back Up” (in-case of any problem with iPhone Contacts you can restore your contacts from backup later).

Connected iPhone device

Click on “Info” tab

iTunes info tab

Click on “Sync Contacts with” check box, select “Windows Contacts” from drop down menu and click “Apply” or “Sync” button. Now you can close the iTunes.

sync contacts with windows

Open “Run” windows by Pressing “Windows + R” keys form keyboard and type “wab” command in “Open” filed and hit OK

Run "wab" command

This will open up “Address Book” application.

Click on “File” menu > “Export” > “Other Address Book”.

Export csv file

Select “Text File (Comma Separated Values)” option and hit “Export” button

File to export as

Choose a location to save CSV file and hit “Next” button

Save csv file

Select contact fields that you want to export and hit “Finish” button

CSV fields to export

You will see this message if iPhone contacts saved successfully as CSV file.

iPhone Contacts saved