[5 Ways] How to Do iPhone 15 Contact Sharing (iOS 17/16/15)

To do an iPhone 15 contact sharing on iOS 17/16/15, this article lists 5 easy ways. Read it and you can learn how to transfer contacts from iPhone to iPhone/Android/computer.

Clara by Clara Updated January 5, 2024
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Quick question about the iPhone 15.

How to do iPhone 15 contact sharing on iOS 17? I'm trying to send contacts with others. Some of my friends use iPhone, some of my friends use Android. Are there different methods or any changes in the contact sharing feature? Thanks in advance!

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Why Do You Want to Share Contacts on iPhone 15?

In our ever-connected world, the need to share contacts across devices has become a commonplace requirement. Whether you're upgrading to the latest iPhone 15, transferring contacts to another iPhone, or sharing them with an Android device, ensuring efficient contact sharing is paramount for a seamless communication experience.

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In the next content, we list the best 5 ways to help you learn how to share contacts on iPhone with iOS 17 to iPhone/Android, and give the tips to transfer iPhone 15 contacts to computer. Let’s start to read!

How to Send iPhone 15 Contacts to Another iPhone (2 Ways)

Whether you want to send contacts to another iPhone or share multiple contacts on iPhone 15, below are two ways can help you easily: with FoneTool or by AirDrop. Now you can go ahead to read and use iPhone 15 share contact to another iPhone.

Way 1. AirDrop iPhone 15 Contact One by One

AirDrop provides a wireless solution for contact sharing between nearby iOS devices (Typically around 30 feet or 9 meters). It is an ingenious feature embedded in iOS devices, you can follow the guide to learn how to share a contact on iPhone:

You can follow the below steps to AirDrop contacts from iOS 17 to iPhone.

Step 1. Turn on Wi-Fi and Bluetooth on both iPhone devices.

Step 2. Open Settings > General > AirDrop. Make sure you open the AirDrop option.

Step 3. After that, go to the Contacts app on the iPhone 15 > Select the contact that you need to AirDrop > Choose Shared Contacts option > Tap AirDrop > Find the name of the target iPhone.

Step 4. Choose Accept to receive the contact on another iPhone.

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If you encounter the issue of AirDrop not working on iPhone, you can tap this link to find solutions.

Additionally, with the introduction of iOS 17, the new "NameDrop" feature enhances the AirDrop experience, making contact sharing even more intuitive. If both devices run iOS 17 or newer, you can use this feature to exchange iPhone contacts. Here is the guide:

Step 1. On both iPhone, go to Settings > General > AirDrop > Enable that Bringing Devices Together is toggled on.

Step 2. Hold one iPhone close to another iPhone > Waite for a few seconds, you can see each person's contact card appear on both screens.

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Way 2. Use FoneTool to Share Multiple Contacts at Once

Using AirDrop to share multiple contacts between iPhones may failed sometimes. So we suggest you use another easy and reliable way - FoneTool for iOS. This third-party app provides a stable and quick transfer process. You can preview and select multiple contacts then transfer them to other devices at once.

You can download FoneTool from App Store, or scan the below QR code. Then follow the detailed guide to learn how to share all contacts on iPhone 15.

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Step 1. On both iPhone devices, run FoneTool > Open WLAN option, enable FoneTool to access it. There is no need to connect to a specific Wi-Fi.

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Step 2. Go to Connect Device >To set a connection, select each device’s name on either device.

Step 3. Click File Transfer > Tap Contacts icon on the iPhone 15, if you want to share other data like photos, music, videos, you can tap the icon you need to. > Select multiple or all contacts you want to transfer > Click Send.

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How to Share iPhone 15 Contacts with Android (2 Ways)

To do iPhone 15 contact sharing with Android device, you can check below 2 ways to transfer files from iPhone to Android: Wireless transfer with FoneTool or using a cable.

Way 1. Use FoneTool to Wireless Transfer iPhone Files

FoneTool not only helps you complete iPhone-to-iPhone transfers, it also supports you in sharing files from iPhone to Android. You can download FoneTool Android client by clicking the below button. And check simple steps to wireless transfer iPhone 15 contacts to Android.

Step 1. After you install FoneTool on iPhone 15 and Android, run FoenTool on both devices > Go to Connect Device > Tap Connect to Android on iPhone, and Connect to iOS on Android > To establish a connection, use iPhone to scan the QR code on Android.

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Step 2. On the iPhone, tap File Transfer > Go to Contacts to choose the contacts you’d like to share to Android > Tap Send.

Step 3. On the Android, click Confirm to receive the contacts.

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Way 2. Use A Cable to Share Data from iPhone to Android

Google has introduced a practical hardware device known as the Quick Switch Adapter. This convenient tool facilitates a smooth connection between two smartphones, even when they are manufactured by different companies, like iOS and Android.

The Quick Switch Adapter streamlines the process of transferring data, including contacts, making it easier for users to switch between devices seamlessly. You just need to use the necessary cable to connect the iPhone 15 and the Android, after you establish the connection between two devices, you have the option to choose the specific data from your iPhone to transfer.

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Bonus Tip: Transfer iPhone 15 Contacts to Computer (1 Way)

Transfer iPhone 15 contacts to your PC is not only convenient for you to manage your contacts, but also a good way to back up important data. FoneTool has a desktop version, it is the fastest and safest way to transfer iPhone contacts to your PC. With the USB cable, you can avoid any risk of data loss and leak.

By the way, if you want to transfer all data from iPhone to iPhone with one click, you can use FoneTool to achieve it. It is compatible with the iPhone 4 to iPhone 15, iPhone/Pro/Pro Max, iPad, iPod, and the latest iOS 17.

Also, this professional free iOS data transfer software supports you to selectively transfer photos, contacts, photos, messages, music, videos, etc. from iPhone to PC. Download and install FoneTool on your computer, and follow the tutorial to do an iPhone 15 contact transfer.

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Step 1. Open FoneTool > Connect the iPhone 15 to your computer by USB > Tap Trust on your iPhone.

Step 2. Go to Phone Transfer > Tap iPhone to PC > Click Start Transfer.

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Step 3. On the left pane, tap Contacts icon > Preview and select the contacts you wish to send > Then click OK to continue.

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Step 4. Set the destination to save your contacts on the PC > Click Transfer to make it.

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That’s all about how to do iPhone 15 contact sharing. You have the option to send your iPhone 15 contacts to another iPhone, Android, or computer. Whether you're using FoneTool for a seamless transfer, leveraging AirDrop for wireless sharing, or managing contacts on your computer, the above methods ensure that your contact list is synchronized and easily accessible whenever and wherever you need it.

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