How to Sync My Yahoo! Contacts with iPhone


Manually managing contacts for the iPhone may work fine for some people, but if you have a large number of contacts or do not want to bother with manually adding them, it's much easier to sync them. If you have a Yahoo! account you may want to sync your Yahoo! Contacts with your iPhone. Doing this is simple.

  • Press the Settings icon on your iPhone.

  • Press Mail, Contacts, Calendars and then press Add Account.

  • Press the Other icon.

  • Press Add CardDAV Account.

  • Type in "" minus the quotes for the server. Type in your Yahoo! ID and password for the account that contains your Yahoo! Contacts.

  • Press "Save" to verify the login information. Press the "Home" button to go back to the main iPhone screen.

  • Press the Contacts icon on your iPhone to see your Yahoo! Contacts synced with your iPhone.

Tips & Warnings

  • Yahoo! Contacts can be synced only with an iPhone that is running OS 4.0 or higher. To check the version of your iPhone OS press the Settings icon and then go to General, then About and then Version.
  • You can sync contacts that have been manually added to your iPhone to your Yahoo! Contacts by choosing where contacts are saved to. To do this, press Settings, then Mail, Contacts, Calendar. Scroll down to the Contacts section and change the default Contacts account to Yahoo!

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