You should know how to backup contacts on iPhone
because contacts are of great significance in our iPhone.
It’s a good habit to maintain backup of contacts and you’ll
have a copy of your contacts to use in case your device is
ever replaced, lost or damaged. Many of the users don’t know
how to backup contacts on iPhone, this article will solve
This guide will show you how to back up your iPhone
contacts so that you have them ready for a new iPhone or to
keep them safe in case you break or lose your current
How to backup iPhone contacts with iTunes
Open iTunes and connect your iPhone to Mac or
Launch iTunes, if your phone is not automatically
detected by iTunes.
Click on the “Device” tab > locate “Summary” and
click on “Backup now”.
It backup the entire content of the phone and not only
Here’s the iPhone iTunes backup location
Mac OS : ~/Library/Application
Windows Vista/7/8 : Users/AppData/Roaming/Apple
Windows 10 : C:UsersUSERAppDataRoamingApple
How to backup iPhone contacts with iCloud
Go to “Settings” on your iPhone and tap on
Turn on your WiFi and enter your iCloud account
A popup will appear, click contacts and then
Now click on “Storage & Backup” > select “iCloud
Backup” and then click on “Backup now”.
The backup begins, but the process may take some time
Here’s the iCloud backup location
iPhone : Settings > iCloud, then tap “Storage &
Mac OS : Menu > System Preferences, click iCloud,
then tap Manage.
Windows 7/8/10 : Start Menu > iCloud app and then
How to backup and export contacts from iPhone
to Email :
Head to “Settings” and select “Mail, Contact,
Calender”, a popup will appear, select “Add Account” on the
next screen. From the list select the option
“Exchange”, on the next screen select “Save and
How to export your contacts to a vCard file on
Mac OS :
vCard file is a quick and easy way to create a backup
that can be saved on your Mac OS, PC, external Hard Disk, or
Open Contacts on your Mac and select the contacts you
would like to save or export.
Tap File > Export > Export vCard, enter the vCard
file name and click “Save”.
How to backup contacts with free third party
My Contacts Backup is a free app and you don’t have to
create an account, no activation with any service. The app
creates a vCard formatted backup file of your contacts and
allows you to email it to yourself or someone else.
Please don’t forget to share it with friends, if
you’ve found this article helpful. Any problem about how to
backup contacts on iPhone, feel free to ask in the comment