How to make sure contacts are synced in iCloud on an IOS device

You may not see your contacts at first on setting up a new Apple IOS device

Prerequisites: Apple IOS device knowledge, iCloud knowledge

Difficulty Level: Member • Nerd • Platypus

Estimated Time: 10min

Expected Outcome: Contacts are synced across IOS devices

Tools Required: IOS device

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Steps to Perform 

    1. Go to Settings > [your name] > iCloud
    2. Turn on Contacts.
    3. When you're asked if you want to Merge or Cancel, select Merge.

    All of the information stored in Contacts will now be uploaded to iCloud!