How to Sync Gmail contacts to iPhone

Here is the official guide of syncing the google contacts to your iPhone. Most of the people have the gmail account and their contact data backed up in Google’s database. When they start using the Apple devices, they feel a bit difficult to sync up their data. The important thing to note is that Apple is very much compatible with the Google data. You can add up the gmail account and sync up everything including your contacts, reminders tasks etc.

Sync Google Contacts to iPhone
iPhone Sync Google Contacts

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Sync Google Contacts to iPhone

Apple officially allows to sync Google data including contacts, reminders, calenders etc with the iPhone. You can enter the user account details to the settings of the device and then proceed .

  1. First of all Open your iPhone Settings app.
  2. Now Tap Accounts & Passwords
  3. Click on Add Account  Google & your email and password.
  4. Tap Next & Switch the”Contacts” on.
  5. Now Save the action.
  6. That’s it. Your contacts will sync.


Is it possible to sync only contact and not the email with google account on iPhone ?

Yes, you can go to settings and add google account. After entering the user credentials, just tap the contacts option. This will synchronise the contact data only.

Can i Sync Gmail contacts with the iCloud ?

Yes, when you sync the google accounts with iPhone, there is an option for you to sync the iPhone data with iCloud. Now it is your individual decision if you wish to use Gmail or iCloud in future.

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I am personally an iPhone user and all of my devices are mostly by Apple. But for data syncronisation, i too rely on Google. I find it more easier and helpful. Almost every popular app uses Google account and getting data with their server is more convenient.

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