iOS 9 is the newest system for iPhone 6 Plus/6/5S/5C/5/4S/4 which has been available to developers since WWDC 2015, according to some new features of iOS 9 such as improved battery life, Apple music service, 6-digit passcode and more, you may eager to get the free upgrade when it will be released. But before upgrade to iOS 9, don’t forget to backup your important data such as contacts from iPhone, in case you lose them.
3 methods to Backup Contacts Before Upgrade iPhone to iOS 9
Methods 1: Backup iPhone Contacts with iTunes
First, you need to install iTunes (The latest version) on you computer, then connect your iPhone to PC with usb cable. And iTunes will automatically backup your iPhone data. In addition, you also can manually backup iPhone contacts.
Methods 2: Backup iPhone Contacts with iClouds
It is simple to backup your iPhone with iClouds, only need to tap “Settings” > “iCloud” > “Backup” > “Back Up Now”, you will be able to complete the backup. But the contacts can not be backed up separately.
Methods 3: Backup iPhone contacts with iAny Transfer
Except for two methods above, you also can backup iPhone data with the help of a third-party software named Tenorshare iAny Transfer. It is the best software to backup, transfer, sync, restore, and manage data in your iPhone.
How to Use iAny Transfer to Backup iPhone Data Before iOS 9 Update
- 1. Download and install the free trial version of Tenorshare iAny Transfer on your computer.
- 2. After iAny Transfer initializes your iPhone, you can select the data you want and click the “Computer” button.
- 3. Select the save path to save your data and it will start to transfer your selected data.
Note: If you forgot to backup your iPhone contacts, whether those iPhone contacts can be recovered? The answer is yes, you still can retrieve Lost Contacts for iPhone 6/6Plus/5s/5/4s/4/3gs with the help of a iPhone Data Recovery software.
And the main features of iAny Transfer is not only the backup function, if your iPhone broke up after iOS 9 update, you also can transfer those contacts to Android devices, another iPhone/iPad/iPod devices or iTunes, in other words, you can store your data under any emergency situations.