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How to Backup iPhone Contacts

2015-09-27 15:30:13 / Updated by to How to iPhone
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Seriously speaking, contacts on iPhone are not built in a day and they are probably one of the most important things on our iPhone. So it is incredibly essential to backup iPhone contacts. By backing up contacts on iPhone, you can easily recover them from a lost or broken iPhone, or transfer contacts from iPhone to iPhone. It seems OK to back up your contacts using iCloud or iTunes, but compared with these two common ways, I’ve got a better choice for you. It is iPhone Transfer.
iPhone Transfer is a magnificent iPhone contacts backup software that enables you to do things that are not allowed on iTunes or iCloud, like previewing, editing contacts or deleting contacts directly on computer. It is super easy to make local iPhone contacts backup on computer. Click on one single button, all wanted contacts will be transferred from iPhone to computer completely and safely. Additionally, this iPhone contact manager can find out and remove the duplicates for you. Apart from contacts, this program can be used to transfer videos, photos, music and more from iPhone to iOS devices, from iPhone to computer or from computer to iPhone.
Download the free trial version below and have a try.
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How to Backup Contacts on iPhone

• Step 1: Launch iPhone Transfer on PC
Run the program after downloading and installing. Connect iPhone to computer, and soon the program will recognize the name of your device. This program will display your iPhone's information in the staring window.
run iphone transfer

• Step 2: Backup Contacts on iPhone
Option 1. Backup iPhone Contacts without Previewing
After scanning, you will see four buttons at the bottom of the staring window, click on "Backup Contacts". After that, the program will start to load all contacts on iPhone which will last for several minutes. Then all items will be backed up successfully. It allows you to restore contacts as well, simply click on "Restore Contacts" you can select any backup you made from the given list to restore iPhone contacts.
contact backuped successful

Option 2: Previewing and Saving iPhone Contacts on PC
Choose "Contacts" to preview all contacts one by one. If you only want to backup some specific contacts, then mark down the contacts you need, and then click on "Export to", choose "Export Selected Contacts" to backup them to: to Outlook, to Windows Address Book, to CSV Files or any options you like.

If you need to back up all contacts on iPhone, just click on "Contacts" > "Export" > "Export All Contacts" to: to vCard File, to Outlook, to CSV File and so on. When the process is done, you can have all desired iPhone contacts backed up on your computer.
export all contacts

It is true that there is no better way than iPhone Transfer to backup iPhone contacts without iTunes. Only two steps and all is done. Considering that the latest iOS 9 is now available to download and install, if you are in need of updating you iPhone to the latest iOS software system, do remember to make a complete iPhone contacts backup on computer with iPhone Transfer. It helps you to transfer and backup more data on iPhone to if you like. If you are going to be an iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus owner, it is very convenient for you to transfer photos, videos, contacts, and more from computer to iPhone.

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