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Upload iPhone contacts to iCloud iOS devices
When transferring my MobileMe account to iCloud, I found that my contacts didn't make it up to iCloud when accessed through the website ( even after repeated syncs through iTunes.

To force my contacts up to iCloud, I did the following:
  • Make sure your iPhone iCloud account is setup. I did mine with a address.
  • Turn off 'Contacts.'
  • When prompted, choose to save the contacts on the iPhone.
  • Turn 'Contacts' back on.
  • When prompted, choose to merge the contacts.
That did it for me. Almost immediately, all my MobileMe contacts were available on iCloud.

[crarko adds: Since I'm not using iCloud (yet), I haven't tried this. It is very similar to a process I've used in the past to correct iOS sync problems with Exchange servers, so I suspect it will work.]
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Upload iPhone contacts to iCloud
Authored by: RadoMc on Feb 28, '12 08:56:45AM

I have recently purchased an iPhone 4S only to find out that the iCloud is a bit of an iFog at least for now. I am not too clear on how to use this service, let alone to transfer my Gen 1 iPhone contacts to my new 4S via the iCloud. Any ideas?

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Upload iPhone contacts to iCloud
Authored by: BobbieLee on Mar 01, '12 03:57:13AM
RadoMC, you cannot use the iCloud with your 1st Generation iPhone as the iCloud is only designed for iOS 5 + and your iPhone does not support iOS 5. Have a look at the following resource which will help you use another method (via iTunes and Yahoo or another email account) to backup your iPhone contacts and then transfer them to your new iPhone:

Backup iPhone contacts

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Authored by: vbam101 on Sep 20, '12 07:59:49PM

YOU ARE A GENIUS...OR I AM AN IDIOT. lol. Either way, it worked and I am a very happy camper. (Just got my 4s yesterday and have a mess of contacts on my phone but none in icloud. Thanks so much!

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