This short guide shows how to export your iCloud contacts to your computer. There are a number of reasons for why you would wish to export your iCloud contacts – one of them is to keep a safe backup of your iCloud contacts on your computer.
Exporting your iCloud contacts
1. Log in to your iCloud account from a web-browser on your computer using your Apple ID and password by going to:
2. Click on the Contacts icon
3. Select all of your iCloud contacts by simultaneously pressing CTRL + A on your keyboard and click on the cog-wheel button at the bottom left of the screen. Now select “Export vCard”
4. Navigate to the location on your computer where you want to export your iCloud contacts and save the resulting single vCard contact file which contains all of your iCloud contact entries. Now you have a single vCard (*.vcf) file saved on your computer which contains all iCloud contacts at once.
You can use this contact file to later import it to another iCloud account, your Outlook on your PC, your email account or another contact-manager program.
This is how to quickly export iCloud contacts to your computer.