Backing up iPhone data especially contacts regularly is really a good habit, which can help you survive from unexpected data loss caused by accidental deletion, iPhone liquid damaged, jailbreak, virus attack, iOS update and other scenarios. Normally, backing up iPhone content can be done with 2 ways, the first, backing up with iTunes and the second option is to sync with iCloud. However, these two methods tend to be time-consuming and you may often encounter some errors. Here we recommend you with a third-party tool called iFonebox if you’re intend to transfer only contacts from iPhone to computer.
As a specialized iOS data recovery tool, iFonebox is able to deal with almost all file types like phone numbers, notes, text messages, photos, videos, voice memos, call records, safari bookmarks, reminders, calendar events, WeChat data, WhatsApp data, etc. Compared to iTunes and iCloud, you can use it to move only contacts from iPhone to computer when your internet connection is broken. Now let’s take a look at some of its key features:
- Three independent recovery modes: recover from iOS device, recover from iTunes backup, recover from iCloud backup
- It’s quite easy to operate and 100% safe
- It works well with a large variety of iOS devices, including iPhone X, iPhone XS, iPhone XR, iPhone XS Max
- The trial version allows you to view data for free
- You can choose specific data to retrieve without changing anything
In addition to back up only iPhone contacts, it also has the ability to extract data from iTunes/iCloud backup so that you can save them in your PC. Download the trial version below for free to have a try, choose the suitable one for your computer. iFonebox is fully compatible with Win and Mac, you need to download the program from our official website or here, please make sure to download the right version. Then let’s take part in its detailed instructions to back up only iPhone contacts.
Step one: Launch iFonebox
Connect your iPhone to the computer, in this interface, you'll see “Next” in blue area, click it to continue. It’s necessary to enable the flight mode and keep the USB cable connected stable during the progress.
Step two: Scan data
It will scan automatically after you click the “Contacts” to begin the process. The duration depends on the amount of your data so it might take your some time, please wait patiently.
Step three: Back up data
Once the scan is complete, a list of content will show up on your program interface. Now you can back up them, choose the items you want and click “Recover to pc”.