How to Sync Facebook Contacts to Android and iPhone

As is known to all, the great Facebook offers a fantastic way to stay in touch with family and friends. But do you know that it also allows users to backup and restore contacts on their mobile phones? Users can easily upload contacts to their Facebook account through “Facebook app” > “Setting” menu > “Sync Contact”. Then how to sync Facebook contacts to Android and iPhone?

Sync Facebook contacts to Android and iPhone

Part 1: Import Facebook contacts to Android and iPhone manually

The built-in “Settings” app is one of the most common methods to merge Facebook contacts to Android and iPhone.

1. Add Facebook contacts to Android

Generally speaking, the Facebook app will pop up a window to ask you to sync contacts with your Android phone after being installed. If you miss this option, do not worry. You can also finish the Facebook to Android contacts sync with the following steps:
a. Open “Settings” on your phone’s menu.
b. Scroll down to find and tap on “Account & Sync” option.
c. Choose “Facebook” in the next interface.
d. If you haven’t added a Facebook account to your phone, please add it by the “Add account” option at the bottom.
e. Then select “Sync Contacts” and hit “Sync Now” to copy Facebook contacts to Android.

Add Facebook contacts to Android

2. Add Facebook contacts to iPhone

It is similarly simple to transfer Facebook contacts to iPhone with “Settings” app:
a. Install Facebook on your iPhone from App store and login with your account.
b. Open the “Settings” app on iPhone.
c. Scroll down the screen until you see “Facebook” and hit it.
d. Turn on the “Calendars” and “Contacts” in the next interface.
e. Click “Update All Contacts”, and then your Facebook phone numbers will be imported to iPhone.

Add Facebook contacts to iPhone

Part 2: Import Facebook contacts to Android and iPhone with Sync.ME

Sync.ME is a very convenient and user-friendly app to sync contacts from social platform to Android and iPhone, which attracts a mass of users and gains great reputation for its powerful function and succinct interface without any ads. It can help to sync the latest contact information from Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Google+ to mobile phone.

First, download and install Sync.ME from Google Play Shop or App store on your phone. Run this Facebook contact sync tool and click “Sync” button. Next, you will enter an interface shows 3 option. Choose Facebook, and the contacts will be synced automatically.

Note: Apart from Sync.ME, there are also other useful apps to sync Facebook contacts to Android and iPhone. For example: HaxSync and UberSync for Android, ContactsXL and FaceSync for iPhone.

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