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1 Click to Update iOS 11 on iPhone 7/7 Plus/6s/6/5s

iOS 11 Was pushed to all users this month, Apple added many new features in iOS 11, such as new control center where you can use force touch to enable or disable switch. The built-in screen recording feature, newly designed App Store. Everything improves iOS 11 experiences and makes it more attractive. Here I’d like to show you how to upgrade iOS 11 on iPhone/iPad/iPod.

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Please make sure you’re using a 64-bit iOS device, otherwise, iOS 11 will no longer support to installing on a 32-bit device. Here is a screenshot shows you the available device model.

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Option 1: Update iOS 11 on iPhone 7/7 Plus/6s/6/5s

Step 1: On your iDevice, navigate to Settings – General – Software Update, now your device will automatically check the new iOS update. If not, you can also pull down the screen to check iOS 11 update manually.

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Step 2: Once you see iOS is available, tap on “Download and Install” to download the firmware.

Step 3: Wait for the download completed, now you can tap “Install” to install iOS 11 on your iPhone. The iDevice will restart after the upgrade completed.

You can also use a free iOS update tool to update iOS 11 if you have no good wireless connection or failed to upgrade iOS 11 on iPhone.

Option 2: Upgrade iOS 11 on iPhone/iPad/iPod

Step 1: Download iAnyGo and install it to your PC/Mac.

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Step 2: Launch iAnyGo and connect your iPhone/iPad/iPod to PC/Mac via USB cable. Click on the left button “One-click to downgrade iOS”, iAnyGo will help you check the available iOS for your device. Now you can see iOS 11 here. Click “Download” to download iOS 11 firmware that will work for your device into your computer.

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Steps 3: Once the download completed, iAnyGo will check the firmware with your device, after that, you can click “Upgrade” to start the iOS 11 update process.

Tips: Some people may worry about loss data while iOS upgrade, please take it easy with iAnyGo, it will help you back up iPhone/iPad/iPod before upgrade. If there are any problems during the upgrade, you can also restore iPhone with backup files.

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Step 4: Wait for iOS 11 upgrade process completed, now you can enjoy it!

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How to Migrate iPhone Messages to Android/Windows

With iTunes, you can back up and restore iOS system easily. However, you can do nothing if you want to pick up some file from the backup but not the whole backup file? This is one of the biggest iTunes imperfections. Here I will show you how to migrate iPhone contacts to other devices such as messages, contacts or other type files.

Related: iTunes Won’t Transfer Music to iPhone: Top 7 Solutions to Fix

Solution 1: Send messages to Android devices

Open “Message” app, hold on the message you needed and multiselect others, then tap on the “Forward” icon in left right corner, you can send it to other Android devices.

Solution 2: Extract Messages to Excel on iPhone

1. Download UltData and install it into your computer.

2. Launch UltData and connect your device to computer via USB cable.

3. If the messages remain in your iPhone, just choose “Recover Data from iOS Device” and the file type that you need. Here we follow the default settings to select all data type.
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4. Wait for the scanning procedure complete, here I need to input the iTunes backup password for I have set it before, you will see all file type in your iPhone.

5. Choose “Messages” from left window, all messages will list out as contacts, choose the messages you need, then click on “Export”, it will save to excel document.
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Solution 3: Extract Messages from iTunes Backup

Sometimes, we may delete the message, you can also check iTunes backup to see if you can find anything you need. Here choose “Recovery from iTunes Backups”, with the same operation in Solution 2, you can easily extract your message and manage/sent it with convenience.

Solution 4: Extract Data from iCloud Backup

If you have enabled “iCloud Backup” in iPhone, here you can choose “Recover from iCould Backup” to check if you can find some message in iCloud.
Login your iCloud account, UltData will automatically help you download the backup, and then scan it for every type of messages. Just follow the same step in “Step 2”, you can export messages.
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How to Recover Lost iPhone Contacts after iOS 10 Update

“Hi, Can someone help me please. I updated my iPhone 6s to iOS 10 last night and I lost all my contacts !!! Is there anything I can do to recover? Thank you in advance.”

If you find that your contacts have disappeared from your iPhone after updating to iOS 10? In fact, it is one of the most common problems you may encounter in every iOS update. In this post we will tell you some basic tips that you could have a try to recover the contacts you have lost after iOS 10 upgrade.

4 tips for the missing contacts on iPhone with iOS 10

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1. Check if your contacts are stored on iCloud by logging on the website iCloud.com. If all your contacts are there, try the tips below:

Unlock your iPhone, go to Settings> iCloud, check if the account that you connect is correct, and make sure you enable the “Contacts”.

If the option is enabled and you are connected with the correct account, you can try to enable the “Contact” again by the button go from gray to green. If it asks you to delete contacts on iPhone, laissez faire, it is because you backed up your contacts to iCloud.

2. Start or restart Forced be useful

You can try restarting your iPhone, or force a restart by pressing the Sleep/Wake button and the Home button, and hold down this button for at least 10 seconds until the Apple logo appears. This is useful for some users to recover missing contacts from iPhone after updating to iOS 10.

3. Restore your iPhone with iTunes/iCloud backup

Before restoring, you’d better make sure all your contacts are stored on the backup. If so, restore it. Or just extract the contacts from backup without deleting the content and settings on your iPhone.

4. Use a third party software to find lost contacts after iOS 10 upgrade

Sometimes, no backup available to recover your lost iPhone contacts after iOS 10 update, you can try an iPhone Data Recovery Software from Tenorshare. After downloading and installing this software, and connect your iPhone to the computer, you can easily use it to scan and recover deleted or lost contacts on your iPhone after iOS 10 upgrade.

How to Backup iPhone Contacts Before iOS 9 update

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

How to Backup iPhone Contacts

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.

Your Lost iPhone 6/6 Plus Contacts Will Come Back Soon in These Ways

“All my iPhone 6/6 plus contact lost while syncing my iPhone 6/6 plus to new laptop with new iTunes. Dear members please help me to recover my contacts.”
“I deleted contacts from my iPhone 6/6 plus accidentally. Are there any effective methods to recover deleted contacts on iPhone 6/6 plus?”
“My iPhone 6/6 plus was stolen two days ago. I am a salesman, there are many my customer contacts. It’s really very very important to me. Who can help me? Who can save my lost contacts? I’m so worried now. Help! ”
The most common thing when iOS 8.3 upgrade failed and lost contacts. This is indeed a terrible thing. Imagine, now you want to make a phone call but don’t know others’ phone number, other people call you but you don’t know who is calling. Are there any  worse things than this? However, even so, you also needn’t too anxious. We have 3 ways can help you to recover your iPhone 6/6 plus contacts. Your lost iPhone 6/6 plus contacts will come back soon. And before this you need to download software like iPhone 6/6 plus data recovery, which can help you retrieve iPhone 6/6 plus files, photos, contacts, messages, WhatsApp chat, notes, and more with 3 ways: recover contacts directly from iPhone 6/6 plus without backup, retrieve iPhone 6/6 plus contacts from iTunes backup and undelete iPhone 6/6 plus contacts  from iCloud backup.

Way 1. Recover Contacts  from iPhone 6/6 plus without Backup.

If you lost contacts after mistakenly deletion, iPhone 6/6 plus crash, factory reset, iOS upgrade failure and so on. Your iPhone 6/6 plus contacts will come back soon without backup.
Step 1: Connect your iPhone 6/6 plus to computer. Download the iPhone 6/6 plus data recovery on your computer and connect iPhone 6/6 plus to this computer via a USB cable.
Step 2: Start to scan your iPhone 6/6 plus for the lost data. It won’t take too long time.
Step 3: Preview and recover lost contacts and other data you need. After scanning, all the contacts on your iPhone 6/6 plus are listed. Select the contacts you need to recover and click “Recover”.

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Way 2. Retrieve lost iPhone 6/6 plus contacts by Extracting iTunes Backup Contacts.

Those data deleted from your iPhone 6/6 plus before you backup your device, as long as they are not overwritten.
Step 1: Click on the iTunes symbol on the program’s interface. Select your iPhone 6/6 plus backup contacts and click “Start Scan” to start iTunes backup extracting.
Step 2: Preview and retrieve lost contacts. After a while, you can see all the data backed up .Select your target contacts type. Then click “Recover”.
Step 3: Save Recovered Contacts.

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Way 3.Undelete your iPhone 6/6 plus contacts from iCloud Backup.

If your iPhone 6/6 plus contacts have been backed up with your iPhone 6/6 plus iCloud, your iPhone 6/6 plus contacts also can come back soon from iCloud backup.
Step 1: Select iCoud recovery mode and log into iCloud.
Step 2: Scan iCloud backup. Select your backup contacts and click “Next” to download contacts backup.
Step 3: Preview and undelete contacts from iCloud backup.

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Now, you maybe have found these complex steps show only have 3 ways in fact. Connect -Scan- Preview. It’s really so easy, isn’t it?  Hope your iPhone contacts will come back soon. And if you feel these ways are good, you can also share to your friends. In addition, you also can recover deleted iPhone photos.

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)

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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.

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  • 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