How to Restore Contacts from iCloud

"I lost my iPhone 6s yesterday. I have to use my old iPhone 5s before I purchase a new iPhone, maybe I will wait for iPhone 7. But now I want to restore my contacts to my iPhone 5s. I have iCloud backup. Is there any way to restore contacts from iCloud backup without wiping data on my iPhone 5s?"

One of our users sent this email to us last week. What he wanted was retrieve contacts from iCloud backup file while keeping all other data on his iPhone. All of us know that if you restore iPhone with iCloud backup file, all the data on your iPhone will be wiped and replaced by the data in iCloud backup. In this article, we will show you a way of restoring contacts from iCloud backup without wiping data on your iPhone.

Things you need to do this:

1. iPhone and USB cable

2. Computer with iTunes installed (Both Windows and Mac is OK)

3. iPhone Data Recovery

iPhone Data Recovery can help you to download and scan your iCloud backup file to restore data from it. It can recover contacts, sms, photos, videos, notes, whatsapp messages, call logs and other data from your iCloud backup file, iTunes backup file and directly from iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Also learn how to retrieve photos from iCloud.

Step 1. Log in iCloud Account

Launch this recovery software on your computer and select the last option on the interface. You are allowed to sign in your iCloud account easily here.

Step 2. Download and Scan iCloud Backup File

You will see all your iCloud backup files in your iCloud account after logging into your iCloud account.

Just select the iCloud backup file you want to restore contacts from to download it.

After finishing the download process, the software will automatically scan your iCloud backup file to find the data in it.

Step 3. Restore Contacts from iCloud

The software will list all the data in your iCloud backup file on the interface. You can easily select the contacts you want to recover. You can even preview the content of your contacts before restoring them. Select all the contacts you want to get back from iCloud backup and click "Recover" button. All the selected contacts will restored and saved to your computer in seconds.

Now all you need to do is check the contacts on your computer and then transfer them to your iPhone with iTunes. iPhone Data Recovery is your best choice when you want to recover data from iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and iTunes/iCloud backup files.