Fixed: iCloud Contacts not Syncing After High Sierra Upgrade


Some of the Mac users had reported a problem that the iCloud contacts fail to synchronize after updating High Sierra. Recently, I too had experienced this same issue then somehow I had fixed it with the help of the tricks suggested by my friend. Here, I gonna share those tricks with you so that you can also fix it.

Fix 1: Sign out iCloud and then Sign in again

log out icloud

  1. Firstly, go to the Apple Menu at the top left of your Mac screen.
  2. Then tap System Preferences and Choose iCloud Panel.
  3. Now Sign Out iCloud and confirm an action.
  4. Wait for few seconds and again Sign in your iCloud account.

Note: Before doing this fix, it is advisable to back up your iCloud data

Fix 2: Check for Software Updates

check for software updates

Go to the Apple Menu on the left corner of your Mac and then tap on Software Update -> Download and Install -> Enter your Passcode

Note: Before doing this fix, it is advisable to back up your iCloud data

Fix 3: Turn Off Contacts Syncing

turn off contacts syncing

  1. Go to Apple Menu -> System Preferences -> iCloud-> Turn Off Contacts Syncing.
  2. Wait for few seconds and then again turn On the syncing option.

Fix 4: Restore Contacts

restore contacts

Go to iCloud.com -> Settings ->Advanced Settings ->Restore Contacts

See also: Fixed: Contacts Not Syncing to Mac High Sierra

Fix 5: Restart your Mac

restart mac

  1. Press the Power button or (press Control + Eject ) until the dialog box appears.
  2. Click the restart button. Just choose the Apple Key and then click Restart.
  3. And then  press Control + Command + Eject (or) press Control + Command + Power button.

Fix 6: Turn On Contacts in iCloud

turn on contactsGo to Apple Menu -> System Preferences -> iCloud -> Contacts and then turn it on.

Other Solutions

  • Make sure that your Wi-Fi or Cellular networks are connected to your iOS device.
  • Make sure that you are using the same Apple ID on your iCloud, Mac and iOS devices.

Hope this article will be helpful to you. If you know any other solution to fix this issue then kindly share with me through your comments below.

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