See Google Contacts on your mobile device or computer

You can sync your Google Contacts to a phone, tablet, and computer. When you change a contact, that contact will change everywhere.

  1. Open your iPhone or iPad's Settings app.
  2. Tap Accounts & Passwords and then Add Account and then Google.
  3. Enter your email and password. If you use 2-Step verification, use an app password.
  4. Tap Next.
  5. Switch "Contacts" on.
  6. At the top, tap Save.

To start syncing, open your iPhone or iPad's Contacts app.

If you have a work or school Google Account

To make sure you can view details like job titles or work addresses from a company directory, learn how to sync contacts on your work or school device. 

Contacts aren't syncing

Make sure your Google Account is connected to your iPhone or iPad using SSL, the recommended secure connection.

  1. Open your iPhone or iPad's Settings app.
  2. Tap Contacts and then Accounts.
  3. Tap your Google account.
  4. Switch "Contacts" on.
  5. Tap Account and then Advanced.
  6. Switch "Use SSL" on.
  7. Tap Account and then Done.
  8. Try adding your account again.