To avoid permanent data losses, quite a few users will now choose to backup files like contacts to iCloud so as to save them as a backup. So even if you lose some important files by accident due to various reasons, you can always easily get them back. But before that, you need to decide what to be recovered, or otherwise all recovered files from iCloud will overwrite the saved files on your device. Here comes the problem - how can I view iCloud contacts?
To manage and view contacts on iCloud, it is highly recommended for you to try the powerful software - iCloud Backup Extractor (Windows/Mac). With it, you are free to access all contacts on iCloud, easily recover the lost contacts from iCloud backup, restore either the whole iCloud backup or selectively some of the iCloud backup to your device.
More importantly, this professional software actually offers you three modes of data recovery, i.e. Recover from iTunes Backup File, Recover from iCloud Backup File and Recover from iOS Device. Last but not the least, this software has a wide range of compatibility, as proved it can recover various files like contacts, messages, videos, photos, apps, Safari bookmarks and many more on all generations of iPhone/iPad/iPod devices, including the iPhone 7/7 Plus/6s/6s Plus/5s/SE, iPad mini, iPad air, iPod mini and etc.
Such a powerful software has a simple user interface, and now all you need to do is follow the exact steps as follows:
Step 1. open the installed software on your computer after downloading, then select the "Recover from iCloud Backup File" mode and sign in to your iCloud account as prompted.
Note: Please note that do not coonnect your device to PC during recovery, or your iCloud backup files might be modified or updated.
Step 2. After that, you might see a list of iCloud backup files from different device. Select the right one of your device and download it.
Step 3. After downloading, all the file folders will be arranged on the main interface for your reference. You can now enter the Contacts tab to preview more detailed file information. If you want to recover the contacts, just select the wanted ones by ticking them out and hit the "Recover" option to restore them as desired.
Step 1. Visit iCloud.com and log in your iCloud account with Apple ID and passwords. Then click on the "Contacts" option to go to the Contacts page.
Step 2. Now, you can check all contacts information and manage them as wanted. Also, you can even export contacts (VCards) to your Mac or Windows computer.
But you have to know that iCloud website only enables you to access parts of files saved on your iDevice such as Mail, Contacts, Notes, Calendar. But other files like messages, videos or other documents can't be reached or recovered in this way. So generally speaking, the iCloud Backup Extractor (Windows/Mac) has much more comprehensive functions and it deserves your trying!