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Exporting iPhone Contacts
August 24, 2015
10:36 am
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Q: hi Chris, great show (episode 49 of What Does This Button Do). So i have the iPhone 5s I went to my iCloud account on my laptop and using Ctrl-A selected all of my contacts, and then chose Export as a V.card but where did that file go to after I exported it ?
 
Hi Bill, Yeah … the same thing happened to us. It’s *supposed* to ask you for a location. As far as I can tell, it didn’t do anything at all. We had to use an app. I just tried it now, using Internet Explorer instead of Chrome and it worked fine.
  1. Open http://www.icloud.com and log in
  2. Click on Contacts
  3. Select contacts (you can use Ctrl-A or click the gear icon and “Select All)
  4. Click the gear/cog icon in lower left and choose Export Vcard
  5. It opens a dialog box “Do you want to Open or Save xxx.vcf”
  6. I click the dropdown arrow for Save As and navigate to a folder, then Save

So, try a different browser and let us know if it helps.

August 24, 2015
10:43 am
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I will give it a try later and report back with my results… Thanks…

August 31, 2015
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If a different browser doesn’t help …. here is the app we ended up using:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/ap…..84593?mt=8

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