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How to Backup iCloud Contacts to PC/Mac?

2016-08-09 17:13:12/Posted by Alleny Gavinto iOS Recovery Topic/Follow @ MobiKin

Contacts, as one of the most important data on your iPhone, always be recommended to backed up with iCloud or iTunes to avoid accidental losing, deleting or formatting. However, for some uncertain reasons, you may wish to get contacts from iCloud backups seperately, then how to do it now? What's more, too much facts and reports on the Internet have reminded you that data on the iCloud are not 100% safe, so in order to protect your personal info from leaking out, you're also highly recommended to backup iCloud contacts to other security places.

It is known to all that iCloud allows iOS users to backup & restore data with one simple click, but you should be noted that it only enables you to restore the whole backed up contents to your target device, that means it is not only contacts, other data like photos, apps, etc. in the iCloud backup file will be restored at the same time. Obviously, this is not the result you wish to see on your own iPhone, right? So we write this article to show you how to get contacts from iCloud to computer or iDevices easily.

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How to Backup iCloud Contacts to PC/Mac?

To get iCloud contacts to desktop computer, the key point here for you is to find a reliable yet professional program as your assistant, so that you can get access to the iCloud backups and extract your needed contacts from the iCloud backups as you like. Under this situation, we could like to strongly recommend the iCloud Data Extractor for your reference.

It is a 3rd-party desktop application, which is specially designed for users to restore iOS deleted, lost or formatted data on Windows or Mac computer. Even though the program is designed as a data recovery software for iOS, but it is actually can used as a professional iOS backup tool also. This program can greatly display both deleted yet existing iOS data on the program, and what's more, the "Recover from iCloud Backup" mode allows users to access to their iCloud backups and then preview the detailed backed files for restoring easily.

Now, let's have a brief look on the detailed tutorial on how to backup iCloud contacts to computer with the recommended iPhone Data Recovery software.

Step 1. Download and install the program on your computer, then launch it.

choose the recovery mode

Step 2. Directly choose "Recover from iCloud Backup" and login into your iCloud account with iCloud ID and password. Then you can see all iCloud backups in the program. Select one of them and hit "Start Scan" button to scan for files.

download and scan icloud backup

Step 3. After the scanning, you can select "Contacts" in the left panel to view the detailed contact list. Tick your needed contacts and hit "Recover" button to save them on your computer.

restore icloud contacts

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