Can I Import Just Contacts From iTunes To iPhone 6?

By | June 19, 2015


I just set up my iPhone 6 using iTunes restore from backup (iPhone 5).  Everything worked fine except my contacts aren’t accurate.  It seems only some show up.  Is there a way to import just the contacts from iTunes backup, so I don’t have to do a full restore again? 

One question can be concluded from the above post: how to import just contacts from iTunes backup to iPhone 6? When you don’t want to restore the whole backup to your iPhone, definitely, you can choose to import data like contacts and notes to your iPhone 6 or other iOS device selectively. How can you make it? Follow me and I will show you.

When it refers to selectively import contacts from iTunes to iPhone 6, I think you need the help from a third party software. There are dozens of such software and I think iFonebox is one of the best. What can iFonebox do for you? iFonebox is a professional iOS data recovery tool which is designed for recovering deleted data like contacts, notes, iMessages and more from your iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch. Plus, iFonebox is also empowers you to extract and restore lost data from your iTunes or iCloud backup. You can select data you need to restore or recover. Quite functional. One more point, at present, iFonebox supports to recover deleted or lost contacts and notes to your iOS devices directly. There are three working mode for iFonebox: recover from iOS device, recover from iTunes backup and recover from iCloud backup. Here, I want to show you how to recover from iTunes backup to import just contacts to iPhone 6.

How to just import contacts from iTunes to iPhone 6?

Undoubtedly, you need to download and install iFonebox firstly. There are two versions accessible: Windows version and Mac version. Free Trial Version (Win and Mac) is also available. Now, you can refer to the simple steps listed below:

  • Launch iFonebox. Choose Recover from iTunes Backup. Please connect your iPhone 6 to the computer so as to recover contacts selectively to it.
  • Scan contacts from iTunes backup. Choose the one containing your contacts to scan.
  • Preview and select the contacts to recover. After scanning, you can pick up all contacts and then, click Recover to Device to import contacts to your iPhone 6.


This is the whole process to import just contacts from iTunes backup to iPhone 6. You can also edit your contacts before recovery. With iFonebox, it is much convenient and powerful to import just contacts from iTunes backup to iPhone 6.


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