Quick Ways to Extract Contacts from iTunes or iCloud Backup

To describe the quick ways for how to extract contacts from iTunes or iCloud backup files with a useful software for the iPhone users.

Could anyone tell me some quickest way to extract contacts from iTunes or iCloud backup?

If you have an iTunes or iCloud backup saved the contacts you want to extract, it's easy to extract them to you iPhone. Though there are plenty of ways to do it, not every way is so easy and quick. The above user wants the quickest ways, it is not so achievable. However, if you have the iSkysoft iPhone Data Extractor software by your hand, you can extract contacts from iTunes and iCloud backup very quickly which means this tool can provide you the quickest way you want. And this tool is also the most useful and quick tool that you dream of.

The Most Useful and Quickest Tool for iPhone Contacts Extraction from iTunes or iCloud Backups

As long as you bought your iOS device, you would be better to know something about data extraction software for your device. And then you will surely know the most useful and quickest iPhone data extraction tool for your iPhone must be iSkysoft iPhone Data Extractor which can help you easily extract data from iTunes or iCloud. And the data this tool can help you to extract from iTunes backup file or iCloud backup file include contacts, messages, notes, reminders, calendar and others documents. And due to its quick speed for data extraction, this tool can also help you save a lot of time, and though its data preview and data selective features, you can also extract your data very easily. Have a look at its key features below:

Key Features of iSkysoft iPhone Data Extroctor

  • It can help you directly extract data from iPhone SE, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5s, 5c, 5, 4s, etc. as well as from iCloud and iTunes backup file.
  • The data type it supports to extract is more than 19 types, including Call history, Messages, Reminders, Contacts, WhatsApp history, Notes, App video, App documents, App photos, Safari Bookmark, Voicemail, and more.
  • It supports to extract data from these conditions also: deletion, iOS upgrade, phone crash, formatting, system crash, and device jailbroken.
  • It offers you an easy interface, several data extraction modes for you to choose according to your need, quick data scanning, data preview, data selection, and fast data extraction.

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Quick Way 1. How to extract contacts from iTunes Backup File

Step 1: Launch the program on your computer.

Go and choose the right version (from Window version and Mac OS version) of iSkysoft iPhone Data Extractor software to download and install it on your PC. The next action is you need to do is to launch the program on your computer. When you enter the home page of the program, there will be several different data extraction modes for you to choose. Here choose the “Recover from iTunes backup file” mode. The program will automatically search out all the iTunes backup files which exist on your computer and display all of them on the program interface. According to your need, just click on the backup files with the name of your iPhone.

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Step 2: Scan data from iTunes backup file and extract to your iOS device.

Once you chose the iTunes backup file, the “Start Scan” button will be activated at the bottom of the interface. Click on the button to ask the program to scan that backup file which stored your iPhone data. Then all data in that file will be found and displayed into categories on the screen. Now you can click “Messages & Call Logs” main category and then click on the “Contacts” small option under it to view all the contacts inside and then select the ones you want to extract. Once your selection is done, simply click on “Recover” button to trigger the program to extract these contacts to your computer. Then you can copy them to you iPhone later from the PC by a USB cable.

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Quick Way 2. How to extract contacts from iCloud Backup File

As long as you want, you can also extract your iPhone contacts from iCloud backup file by this useful and quick data extraction software through the following simple steps:

Step 1: Open iSkysoft iPhone Data Extractor on your PC.

Double click on the icon of the iSkysoft iPhone Data Extractor software on your computer to open it. On the home page of the program, choose the “Recover from iCloud backup file” mode. Then you will be required to sign in to your iCloud account with the password which ensure the account safety for the users to protect their private information without the worry of account information leak.

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Step 2: Download backup file from iCloud backup to your PC.

Once you signed in your iCloud account, you can see all the backup files with established time and data size that you have saved on your iCloud account before. Now select the backup file you want and then move the cursor to the nearby “Download” button and click on it to download the file to your computer. Once it is done, click on the “Scan Downloaded” button to extract the data from that backup file.

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Step 3: Extract Contacts from iCloud backup file.

Once the backup file data scan is finished, you can see all the data will appear on the screen into different data types. You are allowed to preview the detail files in each data type before you extract them. Now click on “Messages & Call Logs” category to view the inside contacts and then tick the contacts you need and extract them by simply click on the “Recover” button. Waif for some time (it depends on the data size you choose to extract) until the completion hint shows. Then the contacts will be saved on your computer. Just move them to your iPhone, and whole contacts extraction job is done.

Extract Contacts from iCloud Backup
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