Recover Contacts From iCloud Backup Without Losing Anything Else

By | January 6, 2016


I need help. I have some contacts backed up with iCloud. But I just need contacts. I am afraid once restored from iCloud backup, other data like messages will disappear. So is there any way to recover contacts from my iCloud backup without losing anything else? Thanks. iPhone 6, iOS 9

How to recover contacts from iCloud backup without losing anything on iPhone just as above user asked? Without contacts, you may be out of touch with your friends or family when you are in emergency. Apparently, contacts plays an important part in our social life just as the notes and messages. However, the good news is there is a way to extract and restore contacts from iCloud backup selectively without erasing any data on your iPhone. Here is the answer.

If you need to selectively recover contacts from iCloud backup without losing anything else on iPhone, without the help from iFonebox, it is hard for you to make it. As is widely recognized that iFonebox is a professional iPhone data recovery which can not only selectively recover contacts from iCloud or iTunes backup, but retrieve deleted or lost messages, notes, whatsapp messages, wechat data, etc, from iPhone and iPad directly. Plus, one of the most attractive feature of iFonebox lies in that it supports to recover deleted or lost contacts back to your iOS device directly, so long as notes and messages. Well done. Next, detailed steps are shared to help you selectively recover contacts from iCloud backup to iPhone.

How to recover contacts from iCloud backup without wiping any data on iPhone? 

There is no doubt that the first thing is to download and install iFonebox on your computer. There are two versions accessible: Windows version and Mac version. Just pick out one to install according to your computer model. Here, I will take iFonebox for Mac as example.

Launch iFonebox. Choose Recover from iCloud Backup mode. Please sign in with your Apple ID and password, then select one iCloud backup to download. You can only choose Contacts to download to save more time.


Scan contacts from downloaded iCloud backup. Once downloaded successfully, you can click on Contacts item to start scanning and analysis.


Preview and select contacts to restore. After scanning, now you can choose those contacts you need, and then click Recover to Device button to transfer found contacts to your iPhone directly.


Now, all contacts you need have been recovered to your iPhone safely and successfully from iCloud backup via iFonebox, so convenient and functional.

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Share methods and tips for Apple users to retrieve deleted or lost data like messages, contacts, notes, wechat messages, wechat data, whatsapp messages, etc, from iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch directly or from iPhone backup selectively.

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