Best Solution To Restore Contacts From iCloud Backup Selectively

By | February 3, 2016


Can you help me? I have some contacts lost and I just have the iCloud backup  for them. What I need is contacts. I don’t want to erase my iPhone. Can you help me to restore contacts from iCloud backup selectively? Thanks. iPhone 6, iOS 9

When people need to restore contacts to a new iPhone with iCloud, they usually do as follows:
1. Go to Settings> General> Reset> Erase all content and settings.
2. In the Setup Assistant, Set up your iPhone> Restore from iCloud Backup> sign in with your iCloud Apple ID> Choose Backup
This process seems to be easy to operate. However, the problem is when you erase the all data from iPhone, some other existing data like messages, notes can be erased meanwhile. Thus this method is not safe actually. The question is how to restore contacts from iCloud backup selectively and safely? Here is the answer.

In order to restore only contacts from iCloud backup, it is hard to do it if without the help from iPhone backup extractor software iFonebox. As is shown that iFonebox is an professional iPhone data recovery tool which is able to restore contacts to a new iPhone from iCloud selectively. Plus, those deleted/lost data such as notes, messages, photos, wechat messages, calendars and more are also could be restored from iCloud backup selectively. One more thing, you can recover deleted messages, notes, etc, from iPhone or iPad even though there is no backup at all. Please keep reading about how to restore contacts from iCloud backup selectively.

Free download and install iFonebox on your computer successfully. The download links of win and mac version are here:

windows-download         mac-download

Simple method to restore contacts from iCloud backup selectively

1. Run iFonebox. Choose “Recover from iCloud backup” mode and sign in with your activated Apple ID and password.
2. Choose the latest backup file and download it. Then select “Contacts” item to scan and analyze the data from the file.
3. Preview the data in the list and restore them to device.


In a word, it is quite simple to restore contacts  from iCloud backup selectively via iFonebox, convenient and functional.

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