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See Google Contacts on your mobile device

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

  1. Open your iPhone or iPad's Settings app.
  2. Tap Contacts  and then  Accounts  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

Some details, like job titles from a company directory, might not sync. To sync all details, learn how to set up Google Sync.

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.

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