"I know I have made a backup of iPhone with iTunes before I lost my iPhone. Is it possible to retrieve contacts from Backup without iPhone connected?"
"Accidentally deleted contacts on my iPhone. Is there a way to restore contacts only from iTunes Backup without losing data on iPhone?"
YES. Backuptrans iTunes Backup Extractor must be a good iPhone Contacts Recovery program can help you recover deleted or lost iPhone Contacts from your iTunes Backup files with easy. If you have synced your iPhone with iTunes on computer, your iPhone contacts have been saved in an unreadable database file on computer. Backuptrans iTunes Backup Extractor lets you open iTunes backup files and extract all contacts from database file to Vcard or CSV file. Unlike other iTunes Data recovery programs(that can only copy iPhone Contacts from iTunes backup onto computer), Backuptrans iTunes Backup Extractor supports Contacts restore also. It provides an easy way to restore iPhone Contacts from iTunes Backup back to your iPhone directly. You just need to connect your iPhone to computer via USB and then click "Restore Contacts to Device" button. Restoring Contacts from iTunes Backup to a new iPhone is also supported
Note: If you are using Mac, please download Backuptrans iTunes Backup Extractor for Mac to use.
The following article will show you how to recover deleted or lost iPhone Contacts From iTunes Backup step by step:
Step1: Install the software on computer and run it
Run Backuptrans iTunes Backup Extractor on computer. Then click the "Load iTunes Backup" button to load a backup on your computer.
Step2: Choose an iTunes backup
Backuptrans iTunes Backup Extractor will scan and detect all iTunes backup files on your computer automatically. Select your iPhone Backup on list and then click "Load" button to finish.
Tip: You can click a link to import iTunes Backup manually from other place on computer.
Note: If your iTunes backup is encrypted, please enter your password.
Step3: View and check your iPhone Contacts
After loading data from iTunes Backup. You can see all iPhone backup data including video, photo, camera roll, voicemail, SMS Message, contact, note, voice memos, calendar event, call history, safari bookmark etc on the software main interface. Now you can view the iPhone Contacts which have been saved in your iTunes Backup and check if your lost or deleted contacts exists. If yes, Cheers!
Step4: Restore Contacts from iTunes Backup to iPhone
1) Connect your iPhone to computer.
2) Choose Contacts section and then click the "Restore Contacts" button.
Or you can right click the section and then choose "Restore Contacts"
Note: Before you connect your iPhone your computer to restore data, please make sure you have turned off Contacts Sync on your iPhone. Also, you need to enter correct passcode on iPhone if your iPhone is protected with a passcode.
3) Choose a device you want to restore data to. Click Confirm to continue.
4) Done! All Contacts have been restored and merged.
Done! That's as simple as it can get. One more thing, recover Contacts from iTunes Backup to a new iPhone is also supported. This may help if you lost your iPhone and get a new one. Free download this program to have a try now.
Note:If you are using Mac, please use Backuptrans iTunes Backup Extractor for Mac.
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