How to BackUp iPhone Contacts ? You can Backup your contacts on iPhone 4S, 4, 3GS, 3G on any iOS 4.x and iOS 5.x and the Upcoming iOS 6.
If you decided to restore your device i think that the most important think that you will be afraid to lose is the Contacts, It’s easy download apps again and adjust settings, but not easy to rebuild a large contact list of names, email addresses, and phone numbers if you lose it, the reason that let us write this tutorial post.
We have two methods of backup
- BackUp iPhone Contacts With iTunes
- Backing Up Contacts with iCloud
First Method: BackUp iPhone Contacts With iTunes
Step 1: Connect your iPhone to your PC and launch iTunes
Step 2: Select your device from the left panel list, and click on the “Info” tab
Step 3: Verify that “Sync Contacts” is checked and Adjust any specific settings as necessary
Step 4: Right-click on your iPhone name in the panel list and choose “BackUp”
You will find the backup file of you contacts in Mac OS X backed up at the following location:
You will find the backup file of you contacts in Windows 7, XP, and Vista backed up at the following location:
Windows XP backup files location:
C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup
Windows Vista and Windows 7 backs up file location:
Note: this file may be hidden so you have to show your hidden files from the “Folder Options” also don’t forget to change ‘user’ (the red word at the above link )by your computer administrator name.
Second Method: BackUp iPhone Contacts with iCloud
Available through this link