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Safe Ways to Back up iPhone Contacts to iTunes, iCloud and PC

In the previous articles, we have talked about iPhone contact recovery for many times, but are iPhone contacts can be recovered at any time? There is no guarantee. Not all of iPhone users have created a backup or have time to create backup before lost contacts, and usually always one or more contacts have been overwritten when we find the iPhone contact recovery tool. So it is important to back up iPhone contacts frequently!

Here are three ways to back up iPhone contacts. All of these methods support all the iPhone models including iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6 (Also See: iPhone 6 Contact Recovery) ; iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C, iPhone 5; iPhone 4S, iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS.

Way 1: Back Up iPhone Contacts to iTunes:

It’s pretty easy to back up your iPhone on iTunes. Please install iTunes software on computer or Mac in advance.  Launch iTunes and connect iPhone device to pc. Once the connection is successful, click on the name of your iPhone on the left of iTunes interface, then right-click, choose “Backup” option, and wait. (Also See:  Restore iTunes Backup)

backup iphone contacts to itunes

Way 2: Back Up iPhone Contacts to iCloud

Although it seems that iCloud is not as safe as before, it still a great way to back up contacts for many iPhone users because you can backup and restore contacts anywhere and anytime.
To back up your iPhone with iCloud, follow these simple steps:

  • Tap Settings app, and head to iCloud > Storage & Backup.
  • If iCloud Backup is close, just turn it on.

backup iPhone contacts to iCloud

  • Return the previous screen and ensure that Contacts is turned on.
  • Next, tap on Storage & Backup and go ahead and tap on Back Up Now to start.

It needs to wait a few minutes to finish the contact backup process.  (Also See: Restore iPhone Contacts from iCloud Backup)

Way 3: Back Up iPhone Contacts to PC

Both iTunes and iCloud are not safe way to back up iPhone contacts, the safest way to reserve iPhone contacts is to save them on computer.

You can’t drag iPhone contacts to PC directly, to do so you need an iPhone data transfer tool. iAny Transfer has a good online reputation to not only transfer iPhone contacts, but to add, edit and even delete contacts. See more at http://www.any-data-recovery.com/product/iphone-ipad-ipod-manager.html