How to Back Up iPhone Contacts on iPhone 7/iPhone 8/iPhone X for Free

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Myra Updated on Jun 19, 2018 to iPhone Data Transfer | How-to Articles

It's a good habit to back up the important contents on your iPhone to avoid complete data loss. When it comes to backing up contacts on iPhone 7/7 Plus, iPhone 8/8 Plus or iPhone X, you may first think of iCloud. Yes, you can surely use iCloud to back up iPhone contacts to iCloud storage. But what you need to pay attention to here is that you cannot view the backup as easily as you back up iPhone contacts to computer with MobiMover Free, the world's first totally FREE iOS data transfer software. With MobiMover, you can not only back up iPhone 7 contacts but also view the backup whenever you need and transfer the backed up contacts to another iPhone/iPad if you want. Sounds attractive? Read on.

Part 1: How to back up contacts on iPhone 7/iPhone 8/iPhone X without iCloud

Want to know more about MobiMover before you try? Well, MobiMover is the free alternative to iTunes that can help you transfer files, including photos, movies, TV shows, home videos, music videos, music, ringtones, contacts, notes and more between two iOS devices or between iOS device and computer. What's more, MobiMover can also serve as a free iPhone content manager that enables you to delete/edit existing items on iPhone or add new items to iPhone from computer. Backing up iPhone 7 contacts is one of the many things MobiMover can do for you. Can't wait to know how to back up contacts on iPhone 7 with MobiMover? Follow the steps below.

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Step 1: Connect your iPhone X/8/7 to your computer (Mac or PC) and click Trust in the prompt on your iPhone to trust this computer. Launch EaseUS MobiMover and choose iDevice to Mac/PC.

How to back up contacts from iPhone to computer - Step 1

Step 2: Go to More and select Contacts. If you need to, you can back up other file types along with contacts from your iPhone to the computer all at once.

How to back up contacts from iPhone to computer - Step 2

Step 3: Tap the folder icon and choose a path to save the contacts to be transferred.

How to back up contacts from iPhone to computer - Step 3

Step 4: Tap Transfer to start backing up contacts from your iPhone X, iPhone 8, or iPhone 7 to your computer. When it has completed, go to the selected folder to check the items. (The contacts copied to your Mac will be saved as an HTML file. Open it with a browser to view the details.)

How to back up contacts from iPhone to computer - Step 4

You will find MobiMover helpful when you want to back up iPhone/iPad, sync data between iOS devices and transfer files to iPhone/iPad. If you want to know about all the features of MobiMover, you can go to the complete guide of MobiMover Free and read it for reference.

Part 2: How to back up contacts on iPhone 7/iPhone 8/iPhone X with iCloud

If you want to back up contacts on your iPhone wirelessly over Wi-Fi, syncing your iPhone contacts to iCloud is a good choice for you. Follow the steps blow to learn how to back up contacts on iPhone 7/iPhone 8/iPhone X using iCloud.

Step 1: Go to Settings App on your iPhone.

Step 2: Choose [your name] > iCloud.

Step 3: Toggle on Contacts.

How to backup contacts on iPhone 7/iPhone 8/iPhone X