For some people, backing up data on their iPhone is important, and it should be a habit in case you do not want to lose any valuable information especially the contacts. By backing up the contacts, it keeps all information safe even if your iPhone is broken, stolen or lost. Below, we provide you some methods on how to backup contacts on iPhone 6.
The Effective Methods To Backup Contacts on iPhone 6
If you do not know how to backup your iPhone 6 contacts to iCloud, computer, or iTunes, you can follow these methods to solve your problem.
Method 1 – Backup Your iPhone 6 Contacts to iTunes
iTunes can be the solution for you to create a full backup for all iPhone content, including the contacts. When you use iTunes to backup your contacts, you have to follow some steps below:
- Open iTunes on your computer, or Mac.
- Connect your iPhone to your computer.
- Select the Device tab
- Select Back Up Now under summary to backup all data and settings to the computer.
Method 2 – Backup the iPhone 6 Contacts to iCloud
It is different from iTunes, iCloud can back up your iPhone 6 contacts in the cloud base. Therefore, it does not keep the data on your computer hard drive. Below are some steps you can do:
- Log into iCloud on your iPhone, Go to Settings.
- Select iCloud.
- Select Turn on Contacts.
- Select Backup.
- Enable the iCloud backup on if it is closed.
- Choose Back Up Now.
Method 3 – Backup the iPhone 6 Contacts to Computer with AnyTrans App
Backup contacts on iPhone 6 can be by using AnyTrans app. It is great to back up the contacts to iTunes or iCloud, but these methods do not allow you to view the contacts in the backup files, so you must restore your iPhone with iCloud or iTunes backup you made. Besides, you cannot backup the contacts only.
It is different if you use AnyTrans. It is the third option to back up your iPhone contacts and it has a powerful iOS data management as the tool. It lets you back up the contacts only. It allows you to backup your contacts to computer and in the readable formats.
AnyTrans works by extracting contacts from iPhone to computer quickly and save the contacts as a readable and printable format in VCF and CSV. This app also works with other iPhone models such as iPhone 7, iPhone SE, iPhone 6 Plus as well as the old iPhone devices. To start, follow the steps below:
- Download the apps HERE and launch. Connect your device to a computer. Choose contacts.
- Select the Setting buttons and export format of the iPhone contacts.
- Select the contacts and click send to PC/Mac.
Those are the methods to back up contacts on your iPhone 6. You can find more tips by visiting the iPhone 6 Tips category on another page.