Once you lost iPhone contact, which means you lost the numbers, names and even addresses of your friends or relatives. Lots of reasons may cause contacts loss, such as accidently deleted, the iPhone was damaged, lost contacts after upgrade iOS. Although nowadays some iPhone data recovery tool can help to recover lost iPhone data, the best way still is to make a backup. However, as all iPhone users know, we cannot copy iPhone data to the computer directly. Then is there any way help to transfer iPhone contacts to computer?
The answer is it is possible with some third party program. Tenorshare iPhone Data Recovery is such a tool that helps to transfer iPhone contacts from iPhone to computer with 2 ways. Free download iPhone Data Recovery (download it here) on your PC and follow below steps to learn how to transfer contacts from iPhone to computer.
1. Transfer iPhone to computer with iTunes.
# First thing, install program and launch it.
# Then you can find two modes in the interface: “Recover Data from iOS Device” and “Recover Data from iTunes Backup Files”. Here we choose the second mode and click “Start Scan”.
# One second later, all the data in your iPhone, include some you have deleted will be displayed on the interface. You can preview them before transferring.
# Select “Contacts” item, check the contacts you want to backup one by one, or check “All” to transfer all the contacts, and tap “Recover”, then you will be asked a path on the local computer, just choose the path that suit you to finish the transferring.
2. Transfer contacts from iPhone to computer without iTunes
In this part, we choose the first mode “Recover Data from iOS Device”.
Step 1: Enter DFU mode to scan the contacts. If you are iPhone 5 and iPhone 4S users, turn to Step 2 directly.
* A. Hold iPod and click “Start” button.
* B. Press “Power” and “Home” buttons at the same time for 10 seconds.
* C. After 10 seconds, release “Power” button, and keep pressing “Home” for another 10 seconds.
Then the program will start to recover all the iPhone data.
Step 2: After the scanning, you can preview all the iPhone data. Then choose the contacts need to transfer click “Recover”. Not only contacts can be transferred, other iPhone data such as photos, notes, text messages etc. also can be transferred using this way.
If you are Mac users, download iPhone Data Recovery for Mac to transfer iPhone contacts to Mac which works on Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion), 10.7, 10.6 and more versions.