2 Ways to Back Up Contacts From iPhone to Computer

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Katrin Updated on Jun 27, 2018 to iPhone Data Transfer | How-to Articles

Did you delete your contacts from your iPhone accidentally before? I did. After that, I backup my contacts from my iPhone to my laptop to avoid the loss with some easy methods. I don't encounter contacts loss up to now. So, I share this solution to back up your contacts from iPhone to computer with iTunes or an iPhone backup software. You do not worry about losing your contacts anymore because you can get your contacts back anytime if need. To back up contacts from iPhone to computer means there is a complete copy of your contacts on your computer. It's totally safe.

Back up contacts from iPhone to computer with iTunes

  • 1. Open iTunes and connect your iPhone to your computer.
  • 2. If a message asks for your device passcode or to Trust This Computer, follow the onscreen steps.
  • 3. Select your iPhone when it appears on iTunes.
  • 4. Select the box called Encrypt [device] backup and create a memorable password. If you don't need to save your Health and Activity data, you can make a backup that isn't encrypted. Just click Back Up Now.
  • 5. When the process ends, you can see if the backup finished successfully on the Summary screen in iTunes. Just look for Latest Backup to find the date and time.

Back up contacts from iPhone to computer with an iPhone backup program - EaseUS iPhone Manager

EaseUS MobiMover Free is a professional and also an effective iPhone manager to backup your iPhone. Also, you can use it as a must-have solution to backup all your iPhone data to computer. Now let's see how it works to backup your iPhone with MobiMover.

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Step 1: Connect your iPhone to your computer and click Trust when a pop-up appears on your iPhone asking you whether to trust this computer. Launch EaseUS MobiMover and choose iDevice to PC (or Mac).

How to back up iPhone contacts without iTunes or iCloud - Step 1

Step 2: If you want to back up contacts on your iPhone only, go to More and keep contacts selected. As you can see, you can back up other categories together with contacts from your iPhone to the computer all at once.

How to back up iPhone contacts without iTunes or iCloud - Step 2

Step 3: After choosing the file types, tap the folder icon and set a storage path for the items. 

How to back up iPhone contacts without iTunes or iCloud - Step 3

Step 4: Click Transfer to start backing up your iPhone contacts to computer without iCloud or iTunes. When it has done, you can go to the select folder to check the contacts. (The contacts will be stored as an HTML file on your computer, thus, open it with a browser to view the details.)

How to back up iPhone contacts without iTunes or iCloud - Step 4

Backing up your iPhone content to computer is just one of the many features of MobiMover. With MobiMover installed on your Mac or PC, you can share files between iOS device and computer, transfer data from iPhone to iPhone, manage iDevice content from computer, and download videos from popular video sites like YouTube, Vimeo, and Dailymotion. Sounds great? Don't hesitate to give it a try.