Restore and Recover iPhone Contacts after Updating to iOS 7

Aug 11,2013 Posted by Allen Lee to iPhone Contacts Backup & Restore

"I just updated my iPhone to iOS 7 but iTunes can't let me restore data from my old iPhone Backup(iOS 6). Please help. I really want my contacts back. " - Kim

Many iPhone users face the same problem when updating to iOS 7? To avoid losing contacts when restoring from old iPhone backup, Backuptrans iPhone Contacts Backup & Restore must be a good choice to easily recover iPhone Contacts from iTunes backup back to iPhone. All iPhone Contacts will be recovered and merged perfectly on iPhone. Restoring Contacts to a new iPhone is also supported.

The following article will show you the detailed solution on how to restore and recover iPhone Contacts from iTunes Backup after Updating to iOS 7 step by step:

Note: Before you run the software, please make sure you have installed iTunes 11.0 or above on your computer and turned off "iCloud Backup" on your iPhone. Also, you need to enter correct passcode on iPhone if your iPhone is protected with a passcode.

Step1: Import Contacts from iTunes backup to local database
1) Click the Local Database list icon.
2) Go File -> Import -> Import from iTunes.

    Tip: Or you can right click the Local Database list icon and then choose "Import from iTunes".

Step2: Select one iTunes backup info
Choose your previous iTunes backup before updating to iOS 7 in the list and then click "Confirm" to continue.

Step3: Select a database to save contacts
Select a database to save iPhone contacts. Or simply enter a new database name to ceate a new database. Click "Confirm" to continue.

Imported successfully
All Contacts on your iPhone Backup have been save on Backuptrans database.

Step4: Restore Contacts from Backuptrans database to iPhone
1) Connect your iPhone to computer.
2) Click the backup file in Local Database list.
3) Turn to top toolbar and press "Transfer Contacts to iPhone" button or go File -> Restore Contacts to iPhone.

    Tip: Or you can right click the backup file in Local Database list and then choose "Restore Contacts to iPhone".

Step5: Choose a device you want to restore to
Select your iOS 7 iPhone that you want to restore Contacts to. Click "Confirm" to continue.

Restored successfully. All your contacts have been recovered and resotred back to your iPhone.

How easy and fast! With Backuptrans iPhone Contacts Backup & Restore, you can even backup and restore Contacts for your iOS 7 iPhone any time you want.

Note: This software is a windows version. If you are using Mac, please use iPhone Contacts Backup & Restore for Mac.

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