Table of Contents
|Workable Solutions||Step-by-step Troubleshooting|
|Part 1. Back Up Contacts to iCloud||Go to Settings > Choose [your name] > "iCloud"...Full steps|
|Part 2. Back Up Contacts to PC||Connect the iPhone to the computer > Launch the free iOS data transfer software...Full steps|
Backing up your iPhone data, especially the contacts on a regular basis is significant. Don't ignore this backup behavior because every iPhone/iPad user has been losing important personal data since the first day, among which the loss of contacts is recognized as the most miserable thing they've ever experienced. So, why not upload your iPhone contacts to iCloud to make a backup?
The iCloud backup feature is familiar to all of the iOS device users, which allows them to sync and backup multiple types of data files to the cloud storage automatically. If you haven't made use of the unique iOS feature yet, it's time to take an action.
Step 1. Launch Settings and tap on "iCloud".
Step 2. Verify the iCloud account is set up and that Contacts is turned on.
Step 3. Scroll down and tap on "Storage & Backup".
Step 4. Tap "Back Up Now".
The steps above show you how to save iPhone contacts to iCloud together with other files. However, as you may know, you can also only upload contacts to iCloud. Here are the steps to make it.
Step 1. Go to the Settings App on your iPhone.
Step 2. Choose [your name] > "iCloud" and then toggle on "Contacts".
Step 3. Choose "Merge" when a prompt appears asking you what would you like to do with existing local contacts on your iPhone.
It seems really easy and fast to back up iPhone 8 contacts on iCloud as well as other iPhone series, however, I'm sure you'll request more iPhone backup solutions.
First of all, when you sign up for iCloud, you're given 5GB free storage to use. Once the synced data exceeds the limit and you need more iCloud storage space, you must buy the extra with a certain amount of money. What's more, you need an iCloud backup extractor, which may also be paid software, to extract the iCloud backup so as to restore what you backed up there, including contacts, photos, videos, documents and whatever.
In this case, you might be interested in another free iCloud alternative, which also enables contacts backup and all other data on iPhone. Good luck then. EaseUS MobiMover is such software, you can use its transfer mode to backup everything on iPhone and iPad to PC in seconds.
Click the following download button to install EaseUS MobiMover, the completely free iPhone data transfer software on your computer (Mac or PC) to start to export iPhone contacts. If you need to transfer contacts from PC to iPhone to restore data, here is the online guide.
Step 1. Connect your iPhone to your computer and launch EaseUS MobiMover. To use the software, you need to click "Trust" in the prompt asking for your permission on your iPhone. To back up your iPhone contacts to your computer, click "Phone to PC" > "Next".
Step 2. Select "Contacts" among the options and click the default path to set a custom storage path if you need to. Afterward, click "Transfer".
Step 3. When the transfer process has finished, you can go to view the contacts on your computer. The contacts you back up will be saved as an HTML file on your computer, you can view it or transfer it to your iDevice according to your needs.
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