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How to Extract Contacts from iPhone Backup

WRITTEN BY Tina ON May 21, 2015

Owing to I have lost my iPhone 5s last week, I am to buy one iPhone 6, but I want to know can I get my iPhone 5s backup files on my iTunes, because I don't want to download them again, so I was wondering is there a way that I can extract my iPhone 5s backup files to my new iPhone 6?


Nowadays traditional telephone book has been replaced by iPhone to save contacts like call numbers or email addresses. It is sure that iPhone brings lots of conveniences to people’s life but it also has its disadvantages too. Data loss is one of them. When you iPhone is broken or stolen, you must very worried about losing the important contacts on your iPhone. At this time, you should make good use of your iPhone backup files because it might be the last chance that you can get your contacts back.

iPhone Data Recovery is an iPhone Backup Extractor which can assist you to extract contacts from iTunes backup files on Mac and Windows. With this flexible program, you can extract contacts from iTunes backups in an easy and fast way. What’s more, it can help iPhone users to recover many different data. For example, this software is also suitable to recover deleted call history on iPhone.

Download the trial version of iPhone Data Recovery here and give it a try!


How to Extract Contacts from iPhone Backup

Step 1: Select "Recover from iTunes Backup File" from the given list

First of all, be sure that you have synced your iPhone data to iTunes before. Then install and run the program It has been downloaded. You will see three ways to recover contacts, please choose "Recover from iTunes Backup File".

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Step 2: Scan iTunes Backup Files on PC

The previous backup files on iTunes will be displayed on the program automatically. Then choose one of the backups and click on "Start Scan" button. Please wait until the scanning process is finished.

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Step 3: Preview and recover lost contacts from iTunes backup file

When the program finishes scanning, it will show you all data on you backup files in detailed categories on the left column. After that you can go to "Contacts" directly to take a preview and mark down by ticking the content. Then go to "Recover" button to save them on PC.

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iPhone Data Recovery meets different users' needs. Except for contacts, it can also help people restore messages, call history, calendar, photos, notes and reminder etc. with different methods. Actually, you can try to recover contacts from iCloud as well if you have iCloud backup files. This program provides three methods to restore lost contacts from iPhone backup.

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