It happens a lot that the contacts are missing or you delete the contacts accidentally on your device. In order to make sure the damage is within control and you are able to get the missing contacts back, it is very important to realize the importance of backing up contacts and take actions to backup the contacts previously. You may think it a complicated thing to do, but actually backing up contacts is quite an easy task. Sit tight and we will cover you 4 solutions in the following part of the article.
- Solution 1. Use dr.fone to backup contacts on your iPhone in just 1-click.
- Solution 2. Use iTunes to backup iPhone contacts.
- Solution 3. Use iCloud to backup your iPhone contacts.
- Solution 4. Use Email to backup your iPhone contacts.
Solution 1. Use dr.fone to backup contacts on your iPhone in just 1-click.
Backing up iPhone contacts with just a simple click is not a fantasy anymore. With the help of dr.fone – Backup&Restore (iOS), the backing up process seems to be such an easy task. You are allowed to back up the contacts kept on your iPhone device as well as the contacts saved in iCloud, Gmail, Hotmail, Yahoo and more from your iPhone to the computer. With such concrete support from this program, you don’t have to worry about losing contacts any longer.
Step 1. Get dr.fone Windows or Mac downloaded on your computer. After downloading, launch it and choose “Backup&Restore“.
Step 2. Use a USB cable to connect your iPhone to the computer.
Step 3. There is a button Back Up Your Phone in the main interface of the program. Hit it to get into the backup interface.
Step 4. When you iPhone is detected successfully, All the files available to be backed up are checked in the middle. If you just want to backup contacts, then uncheck other contents.
Step 5. Hit the button “Backup” to initiate the process. Make sure your iPhone is connected to your computer during the whole backup process.
Step 6. When the backup process is done, hit the button “View Backup History”. At this point, you have completed the backup process. If you come into any contacts issues in the future, you are able to restore them.
Solution 2. Use iTunes to backup iPhone XS/XR/X/8/7/6S[Plus]/6[Plus]/5S/5C/5 contacts.
iTunes is one official tool designed by Apple that enables you to backup your iPhone contacts as well. This feature is completely free of charge and requires no helps from other tools. That is probably why it is so commonly used by users. They don’t want to waste time to find another workable app. But the disadvantages of using iTunes is very obvious too. When you are trying to backup contacts on your iPhone, other files will be backed up spontaneously, no matter you want to or not. Put it in other words, you have to backup all the data at once and are not able to backup specific type of files you want separately. You will be guided about the backup process with iTunes in this part. Follow us.
Step 1. Run iTunes and then connect your iPhone to the computer with a USB cable.
Step 2. You will see your iPhone showing on the left side of the program once it is detected.
Step 3. Hit your device under Devices. Then the control panel of your iPhone will be displayed on the right side.
Step 4. Hit the option Summary. Find the backup sections down at the window. Click This Computer and then go with Back Up Now.
Step 5. Now there goes the backup process. You have to wait for a short while. When it is done, the iPhone backup file will exist on your computer with the contacts saved in it.
Solution 3. Use iCloud to backup your iPhone XR/XS/X/8/7/6S Plus/6 Plus/6S/6/5S/5C/5 contacts.
If the two solutions we offer above are not what you are looking for and you want to try the advanced cloud service, then iCloud is a great choice for you. It enables you to have access to the contacts simply from the web. It doesn’t require you to download a tool or what which is quite convenient. So if this solution attracts you, go ahead and learn from the following instruction with us.
Step 1. Go to the Settings of your iPhone. Scroll down the screen and spot iCloud. Open it.
Step 2. Sign in your iCloud account with password. Ensure that the WiFi connection is always turned on.
Step 3. Switch on Contacts on the iCloud option. And then hit Merge to continue.
Step 4. Locate the option Storage & Backup and click it.
Step 5. Switch on iCloud and then hit the option Back Up Now.
Step 6. Thus, the backup process will begin. You just have to wait for it to finish.
Solution 4. Use Email to backup your iPhone XR/XS/X/8/7/6S+/6+/6S/6/5S/5C/5 contacts.
Email is also an effective way to back up your iPhone contacts. Gmail, Yahoo!, Hotmail, Exchange, and many more others entitle you to back up the contacts to the email address. If you want to know about how the iPhone contacts can be backed up through emails, then you should pay attention to the following guidance. The way to handle the process with the emails assembles each other. So we will take the Exchange as an example next.
Step 1. Open Settings on your iPhone. Then locate the option Mail, Contacts, Calendars.
Step 2. Click the option Add Account. There you would see various email options available for you. Just select Exchange.
Step 3. Sign in the email account with your username, email account, password and description.
Step 4. Hit the button Next. Ensure that you have switched the contacts icon on. After that, hit the button Save to preserve the contacts from iPhone to Exchange successfully.
That’s it, the four solutions to backup iPhone X/8/7/6S/6(Plus)/5S/5C/5 contacts to your computer. I’m sure you can find the most satisfactory one and complete the process on your own. If not, here is another professional way on how to sync contacts from iPhone to Mac. But if you have more available methods or have problems, please do not hesitate to contact us.