Home Guide Ways to read contacts from iPhone from backup file

Ways to read contacts from iPhone from the backup file, it's possible!

We know that everytime you link the iPhone to Mac or PC. iTunes will automatically make a backup on computer hard drive. If you are Windows user. you can find the backup file located at C:/Documents and Settings\USERNAME\Application Data\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup. Unluckily, we are unable the read the backup file because no program can open this backup documents, even with regard to contacts from it.


What else we can do to view contacts from backup file?
Let's face it. We can only extract contacts from iPhone and make a copy of the contacts on computer as Vcard file, Which extention is .vcf. Though we can't read the file made by iTunes, we can view the vcf file on computer easily.


Things you need to extract contacts from iPhone

How?

If you have install this iPhone contacts backup tool, you can launch it, now let's export iPhone contacts in SIM card. Click "Contacts" on the left bar of Cucusoft iPhone Contacts backup and all contacts (including contact groups) will show up on the right window. You can browser all iPhone contacts on computer or just type a name on search box to lookup specified one.

You can search the specific contacs on iPhone with this tool. Or you can click "Export" to backup iPhone contacts. All contacts have been saved on your Windows Platform computer as .vcf file.

Export iPhone contacts as .vcf


Main features of Cucusoft iPhone contacts + SMS backup
  • Export contacts from iPhone/iPad/itouch to PC or Outlook.
  • Direct export contacts to Outlook, or export to a file.(.vcf file format).
  • Backup contacts/Edit backup contacts.
  • Direct restore contacts to your iPhone. ( jailbroken iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad).
  • Export SMS from iPhone/iPod touch to PC.
  • Backup iPhone SMS to PC as .txt, .mht file
  • Backup SMS/Edit backup SMS
  • Direct restore SMS to your iPhone.( jailbroken iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad)

Now, open iPhone backup contacts file

1. The first way: Open the Vcard file with viewer.
There are Free software you can download to open Vcard file on Windows computer, we can call it Vcard converter or something like that. You can get it from Softpedia. Here you can download for free.

This program can convert VCard files to MS Word, MS Excel and CSV files, also displays VCard entries Displays and exports from VCard file contacts, application exports contacts in various formats including Excel, Word and Plain text. This is particularly useful for VCard Files extracted from Mobile Phones. This tool will enable you to convert any VCard to properly formatted MS Word and Excel files, as well as to Comma Separated Values (CSV) files.


2. The second way: Add Vcard file to email address book
The VCF file you extract from iPhone. So .vcf file is a standard file format for storing personal or business contact information, such as name, address, phone, e-mail address etc. May email can accept this format file.

We can add or import the Vcard file to email address book so that we can view it online with email account.



More software you may need

4Media Video Converter for Mac

4Media Video Converter for Mac
$59.99
Quickly make fantastic videos and music from diverse High-Definition/Standard-Definition videos and audios with 4Media Video Converter for Mac. Transfer converted files to PSP, PS3, iPod, iPhone, Apple TV, Xbox, Zune or other devices. It's an all in one MP4 converter.
Buy Now

iPhone Max Platinum for Mac

 

iPhone Max Platinum for Mac
$59.99
This iPhone manage tool can transfer file among iPhone and Mac; Rip CD, Video, DVD movie for iPhone; Copy music, videos, photos, books and ringtones from iphone to Mac; Download, convert and transfer online video and Create Ringtone for iPhone. Support iPad, iPod as well.
Buy Now

Related topics: How to backup iPhone contacts,Export iPhone contacts in SIM Card , How do I copy my iPhone contacts to a new Mac, How do I sync my iPhone contacts with my Outlook , contact manager for iPhone ,How can I veiw my iPhone contacts on computer , How to use wondershare contacts backup , How to backup iPhone contacts to Mac , How to share my entire contact list to another iPhone, How to backup iPhone contacts with Tansee iPhone contacts backup,How to copy my contacts from iPhone to computer, How to backup iPhone contacts to Windows 7, How to copy contacts on iPhone to PC, How to copy contacts from iPhone to Mac, How to backup my iPhone contacts list, How to send iPhone contacts to computer, How to manage iPhone contacts, How to export iPhone contacts, How to export contacts from iPhone 3G , How to import contacts to iPhone, Restore contacts to iPhone, Merge contacts from iPhone and Outlook, iPhone contacts backup to PC, Transfer contacts from iPhone, Transfer Blackberry contacts to iPhone, Search contacts on iPhone , Transfer iPhone contacts to a new Mac, Sync iPhone contacts with outlook, How to backup iPhone contacts, How to manage iPhone contacts, Sync contacts from iPhone to iPad, copy iPhone contacts to Mac, See more.