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How do i move my address in Yahoo to Icloud?

Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Computer
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James, Sr. Computer Support Expert
Satisfied Customers: 15908
Experience: 20 years of experience building, fixing and servicing PCs and operating systems.
replied 5 years ago.
Hi, can you tell me a bit more about what you are trying to do?
Customer reply replied 5 years ago.
I want to close my Yahoo address book and move it to Icloud
James, Sr. Computer Support Expert replied 5 years ago.
Thank you.

Add both the Yahoo account and your iCloud accounts to the iphone.
Then go to settings, mail/contacts/calendar.
Go to the icloud account, and turn contacts off.
When asked, choose to Keep contacts on the iphone.
Go into the Yahoo account, and turn contacts off.
Again, choose to keep contacts on iPhone.
Now go into the iCloud account on the iphone, and turn contacts on.

On the next sync - your conatcs will be synced to your iCloud account.

Thanks,

J.
Customer reply replied 5 years ago.
It is still not working. I did what you suggested
James, Sr. Computer Support Expert replied 5 years ago.
Do you see the contacts on the iphone right now?
Customer reply replied 5 years ago.
Yes but only under the yahoo. address
James, Sr. Computer Support Expert replied 5 years ago.
Ok, good.
Now go into the Yahoo account under mail, contacts and calendars.
Turn Contacts off.
When asked, choose to KEEP CONTACTS on IPHONE.
Now remove the Yahoo account.

The contacts will remain on your iphone.
Now turn contacts sync for iCloud on, and you're all set.
Customer reply replied 5 years ago.
Well that did not work now I lost them all, non onm Yahoo. none on I cloud
What nex?
James, Sr. Computer Support Expert replied 5 years ago.
Is the Yahoo account still on the phone?
Customer reply replied 5 years ago.
Yes, the address came back to the yahoo setting
James, Sr. Computer Support Expert replied 5 years ago.
So the yahoo account is on the phone, and you DO have the contacts now?
Customer reply replied 5 years ago.
yes that is correct
James, Sr. Computer Support Expert replied 5 years ago.
Good.
Now get in Settings, Mail, contacts, address book.
Touch the Yahoo account, and then the Account.
Now turn contacts OFF.
Choose to keep contacts on iPhone.
Do you still have the contacts on the phone after doing this?
Customer reply replied 5 years ago.
when i turn off contacts, in Yahoo it wants to delete the contacts
James, Sr. Computer Support Expert replied 5 years ago.
It doesn't ask you if you want to keep them on the phone?
Customer reply replied 5 years ago.
no. It says delet from I phone, what is our next move, i have not deleted
James, Sr. Computer Support Expert replied 5 years ago.
Is the iCloud account currently on the iphone, with contacts turned on?
Customer reply replied 5 years ago.
Yes with the estherbrook04 @ yahoo.com addess as acount
johnn mack, Computer Support Specialist
Satisfied Customers: 1353
Experience: Comptia A+ and networking certified. Certified in xp,vista,7, 6 years tech support
replied 5 years ago.
Hello there! I would love to help but it sounds like we are going to need some sort of computer to act as a median for the contacts. If you want to continue please post back here.