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How to Back Up iPhone before Updating to iOS 9

Syncios iPhone Transfer, iCloud and iTunes can back up most data on your iPhone.

Backed-up information includes purchased music, TV shows, apps, and books*; photos and video in the Camera Roll; device settings (for example, Phone Favorites, Wallpaper, and Mail, Contacts, Calendar accounts); app data; Home screen and app organization; Messages (iMessage, SMS, and MMS), ringtones, and more. Media files synced from your computer aren’t backed up, but can be restored by syncing with iTunes.

Want to backup iPhone contacts to save all the names, email addresses, and phone numbers to ensure that you will always have your iPhone contacts on hand even if you are unfortunate enough to lose phone? Then, what is the best way to transfer contacts from iPhone? You’re now looking at the right article. I'm going to show you 3 fastest ways to backup iPhone contacts with Syncios Transfer, iTunes and iCloud.

1. How to Backup iPhone with Syncios iPhone Transfer

The quicker and easier way in which to backup your iPhone contacts is to use Syncios iPhone Transfer. As a handy yet powerful iPhone Contacts Transfer, Syncios can backup all contacts from iPhone to PC, transfer contacts to iPhone and add new contacts to your iPhone. You can also remove or recover your iPhone contacts freely. Just follow the simple step-by-step instructions given below to learn how to backup iPhone contacts with Syncios.

Step 1: Download and install Syncios iPhone Transferon your computer.

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* Make sure that iTunes has been installed on your PC, if not install it first. Please note that you do not have to run iTunes when using this free Syncios iPhone Transfer.

Step 2: Plug your iPhone into your computer and launch Syncios iPhone Transfer.

Step 3: Once Syncios has recognised your iPhone, you will see the primary window displaying your device information. Click Information on the left panel, you will see the Contacts, Notes, Bookmarks and Messages of your iPhone. Click Contacts icon, then you will find those options: New, Delete, Backup, Recover, which enable you to backup contacts from iPhone to PC, transfer contacts to iPhone and add new contacts to your iPhone even delete unwanted contacts information freely and easily!
1) Click New, you can add new contacts from PC to your iOS devices.
2) Click Delete, you can delete any unwanted contacts information.
3) Click Backup, you can transfer contact from iPhone to PC for backup.
4) Click Recover, all your current iPhone contacts will be overwritten.

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2. How to Backup iPhone with iCloud

iCloud automatically backs up the most important data on your device using iOS 5 or later. After you have enabled Backup on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch in Settings > iCloud > Backup & Storage, it will run on a daily basis as long as your device is:

• Connected to the Internet over Wi-Fi

• Connected to a power source

• Screen locked

You can also back up manually whenever your device is connected to the Internet over Wi-Fi by choosing Back Up Now from Settings > iCloud > Storage & Backup.

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Step 1: Download and install iTunes.

Step 2: Connect iPhone to your PC via the USB connector that came with it, and launch iTunes.

Step 3: Select your iPhone in the Device list, and click on the Info tab.

Step 4: Please make sure that Sync Contacts is ticked.

* It will be disabled if you have iCloud backup turned on. Please turn off iCloud backup when using iTunes.

Step 5: Right-click or Control-click on the name of your iPhone and then select “Back Up

This is distinguishable by the word Devices at the left with the name of your iPhone directly underneath. In most cases, your phone is named as being your iPhone, such as Charel's iPhone.

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3. How to Backup iPhone with iCloud

iCloud can allow users to securely store their data in the cloud and make all data become available across multiple devices under the same Apple ID. To perform it, your iOS devices must have the iOS 5 operating system or above. This is often considered preferable, because all date stored within iCloud can be transferred from virtually anywhere when internet is available and without using a PC. Just follow the instructions given below to learn how to backup iPhone contacts with iCould.

Step 1: Access iCloud service through the Settings menu on your phone and tap on iCloud.

Step 2: Verify the iCloud account is set up and that Contacts is turned on.

* You must enable the backup option in order for this to take effect.

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Step 3: Scroll down and click Storage & Backup from the bottom of the interface.

Step 4: Set iCloud Backup" toggle to On before selecting the Back Up Now option.

Please note that all iCloud backups require a Wi-Fi connection. You can back up manually whenever your iPhone is connected to the Internet over Wi-Fi by choosing Back Up Now from Settings > iCloud > Storage & Backup.

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