I]f we look around, we will find that smartphones have completely dominated the telecommunication area. Although smartphones are meant for communication, it’s now used for a variety of purpose. Nowadays, there are plenty of instant messaging apps available on the iOS app stores that provide users free and easy communication options.
However, most of the instant messaging apps rely on the contacts which have been saved on your device. Contacts that are stored on our device actually play an important role and its always the best to have a proper backup of contacts. Contact backups can be useful in the case of data theft, phone theft, or security threats. Since in the end, it was the contacts that matter the most, we are going to share some of the effective methods to backup contacts on the iPhone.
Steps To Backup iPhone Contacts
There are plenty of ways to backup iPhone contacts. But, we have listed only the two methods which are easy to use and straightforward.
1. Using iCloud
iCloud is one of the best backup and storage service provided by Apple. The great thing about iCloud is that it securely stores user’s data in the cloud storage to make all data accessible across multiple devices connected with the same Apple ID.
Step 1. First of all, head to the Settings and then tap on the ‘iCloud’ option.
Step 2. Now under the iCloud option, you need to verify the iCloud account and turn on the ‘Contacts’
Step 3. Now scroll down and tap on the ‘Storage & Backup’ option.
Step 4. Toggle the iCloud Backup button to turn on and then tap on the ‘Back up Now’ option.
That’s it, you are done! Now iCloud will automatically backup your contacts across the cloud services.
2. Using dr.fone – Backup & Restore
dr.fone – Backup & Restore is one of the best back-ups and restores app available for iOS devices. However, dr.fone – Backup & Restore rely upon the computer to backup your iPhone files. Let’s check out how to use dr.fone – Backup & Restore to backup iPhone contacts 2019.
Step 1. First of all, download & install dr.fone – Backup & Restore on your computer. Connect your iPhone to the computer.
Step 2. Launch the dr.fone – Backup & Restore on your PC and then select the option ‘Backup & Restore’
Step 3. In the next page, you need to select the ‘Contacts’ and then tap on ‘Backup’
Step 4. Now, wait for few minutes until dr.fone – Backup & Restore completes the ongoing backup process.
That’s it, you are done! dr.fone – Backup & Restore will provide you the contact backup on .vcard, .vsv, or .html format. Store the contact backup anywhere in your PC for later use.
So, these are the two best methods to backup contacts on iPhone. If you have any other doubts related to this, let us know in the comment box below. Hope this article helped you, share it with your friends as well.