Selectively Restore Lost Contacts From iCloud Back To iPhone 6s

By | October 6, 2015


I have got my new iPhone 6s. Exciting. But here is my problem: I want to restore lost contacts from iCloud backup to my new iPhone 6s selectively. I don’t need all those backed up contacts, just some of them. So how can I restore contacts back to iPhone 6s from iCloud backup selectively? Thanks for help. iPhone 6s, iOS 9.0.1

Quite a clear question. How to selectively restore lost contacts from iCloud backup back to iPhone 6s? We all known that when we restore contacts or calendars from iCloud backup to your iPhone or iPad, we have no chance to select those contacts we need to restore but the whole data. That’s why nowadays, many third party software occur to help iPhone users selectively extract and restore contacts from iCloud or iTunes backup.

There are dozens of such third party software and in our test, we find that one such software named as iFonebox is one of the best and cheapest tool for users to restore partial contacts from iCloud backup back to iPhone 6s. So what is iFonebox?

It is known that iFonebox is a professional iOS data recovery which can not only extract and restore lost data from iTunes or iCloud backup selectively, but recover deleted data like contacts, notes, iMessages and more from iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch. One more thing, iFonebox is able to recover and transfer contacts back to your iPhone 6s directly, cool. Here, I will show you how to use iFonebox to selectively restore contacts from iCloud back to iPhone 6s. Here we go.

How to selectively restore lost contacts from iCloud back to iPhone 6s?

There is no doubt that the first thing is to install iFonebox. Free download and install iFonebox to your computer: Win and Mac. Here, I will take Windows version to fully operate iFonebox.

  • Launch iFonebox. Choose Recover from iCloud Backup. Please sign in with your Apple ID and password. Then select one iCloud backup contained your contacts to download.
  • Scan contacts from downloaded iCloud backup. Click on Contacts item to start the process.
  • Preview and select contacts you need to restore. Now, you can choose those contacts you need, then click Recover to Device button. All contacts you selected will be in your iPhone 6s now.


Tips: Make sure your Apple ID has been activated.

In short, it is quite convenient and functional to restore lost contacts from iCloud backup to iPhone 6s selectively.


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