Fri. Jan 21st, 2022

Ways To Backup iPhone To Computer

iPhone is creating a revolution of the mobile phone. It has changed the ways of communication. With so many changes and limitations of Apple, the backup process remains the same. In this article, we will discuss how to backup the iPhone to a computer.

Backup iPhone Contacts To PC:


With the help of iCloud, it is easy to transfer the iPhone contacts between devices. If you are looking for a safe offline backup of your contact list, then you will have many methods.

All iOS devices like iPhone, iPad, iOS 5 +, iPhone 14, etc are compatible with iCloud. Set up the Apple ID to enable the iCloud. Go to settings > iCloud option. Enter your Apple ID and password details to transfer the contacts between your iPhone and the iCloud account.

Let us discuss how to backup iPhone contacts directly to a computer.

The answer is that we have many options. Some applications let you do some sort of options such

  • Import
  • Export
  • Backup
  • Transfer

iTunes App:

A popular option is that you can use iTunes and sync iPhone contacts. Here we will discuss how to backup the iPhone to PC.

  1. Connect the computer with your iPhone using a cable.
  2. On the computer, open the iTunes app that you installed. Now, the iTunes window will open where you need to click the iPhone button. You will find the iPhone button on the top left of the iTunes window.
  3. Open the Summary option and click the Backup button. 

CopyTrans Contacts:

You can also backup iPhone contacts to PC using a program called CopyTrans Contacts. In this method, you can use a PC as an intermediate option too. You can also transfer contacts from iPhone to MacBook.

Connect your PC with your iPhone to backup contacts. Now the program window will open where you need to select the contacts. Drag and drop the contacts from the program window to the folder on your PC. All the contacts will transfer to the folder in the .vcf extension. You can use this file to restore all your contacts list. The procedure is the same for all models of iPhones like the iPhone 14.

Other Methods:

There are some other methods to transfer iPhone contacts. In these methods, you can use PC as an intermediate option or use transfer from iPhone directly.

My Contacts Backup will transfer all your iPhone contacts to your email account. From your email account, you can get back all the contacts on your new iPhone 14.

To transfer contacts list from various online social media platforms, use Smartr Contacts. Smartr contacts will send the contacts list from Facebook, LinkedIn, etc to iPhone.

Google Sync option will let you backup all the data using a Google account. You need to set up the Google Sync option on your iPhone. Use the iTunes app to sync your contacts.

Under the ‘Info’ tab, go to ‘Sync Contacts With’. Now, you need to select the ‘Google Contacts’ option. To avoid the use of iTunes sync, you can use Google Sync directly. To get this option, go to Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars > Add Account >Microsoft Exchange.

The Bottom Line:

The above article provides you different methods to backup the iPhone to the computer.

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