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How to Extract iPhone Contacts from Backup on Mac & Windows?

Nowadays, people like to save call number or email address of their friends on their cell phones to instead of the traditional telephone book. Of course, it has taken so many conveniences into people's life, but at the same time, it also results in lots of trouble things, especially data losing.

Data loss happens here and there in the daily life, so once you've found your iPhone contacts have been disappeared or your iPhone is stolen and you lost all important contacts info, don't worry, you can find them back. We know that iTunes can be automatically backup your iPhone data when you sync it to your PC or Mac computer, so there is a way for you to extract contacts from iPhone backup files on Mac and Windows system.

We can say that without a right software, it is impossible for you to find back your lost iPhone contacts. So you need a specialized piece of software to achieve the extracting process. Here, we could like to recommend Coolmuster iPhone Backup Extractor (Windows and Mac version) to meet different users' needs. With them, you can easily and quickly extract iPhone contacts from backup, as well we get back SMS, photo, notes, etc. from iPhone. iPhone Backup Extractor can also help you extract voice memos from iPad backup, extract iPhone notes from iTunes backup and even extract iPhone text messages from backup.

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Steps on Extracting Lost or Deleted Contacts from iPhone Backup File

As you can see, both iPhone Backup Extractor and iPhone Backup Extractor for Mac software are available here. To make users understand how the program works, we could like to take the Windows version as an example. For Mac users, you can do the same steps on your Mac computer easily.

Step 1. Scan Your iPhone Backup Files

After downloading and installing the program on your computer, run it and you'll get the interface as follows. Select the iTunes backup files of your iPhone and hit "Start Scan".

Step 2. Preview and Find Your Target Files

All files on your iPhone backup will be divided into different folders. Just select "Contacts" and then you'll see all contact list in the right panel. You can go through and find your target files, just mark them for recovery.

Step 3. Begin to Recover

Please be sure that you've marked all needed contacts, then you can click "Recover" button to save them on your computer.

Note: If you have a need, you can click "Check All" to recover all of them with this software.

That's the whole settings of extracting iPhone contacts from backup. Do you have a clear mind of how to reach it on your mind? If so, then please don't hesitate to take it home now.

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Optional Choice - Extract iPhone Contacts with/without Backup

In using the tool mentioned in the above, you have to make sure that you have already had an iTunes backup. So for those who don't have an iTunes backup, how can you extract iPhone contacts? Will you have to say a permanent goodbye to these important data? Of course NOT! As long as you have this Coolmuster iOS Data Rescuer software at hand, you can easily recover important files from iPhone, iPad, iPod no matter you have an iTunes backup or not, since this software offers you two recovery modes - Recover from iTunes Backup or Recover from iOS Device.

To do that, you just need to follow the simple steps as follows;

- Operate the installed software on the computer and get your iPhone, iPad or iPod connected to the computer via the USB cord. Then this software will offer you two modes of data recovery, i.e. Recover from iTunes Backup and Recover from iOS Device. Choose the right one as needed.

- Then this software will automatically detect all file folders saved on your device. You can enter the right file tab to preview more detailed file information as needed and wanted.

- After that, tick out the wanted contacts and hit the Recover option to extract iPhone contacts with/without iTunes backup.

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Finally, all you need to is wait patiently for the process to get completed within a little while!

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