How to Get Contacts from iCloud on Mac Computer

The symbol of being friends or cooperative partners is that people exchange phone numbers with each other. To distinguish hundreds of contacts, you will add tags like email, address, job title, and more. The more contacts you have added to iPhone, the worse situation will be of iPhone contacts lost. If you have backed up contacts from iPhone with iCloud beforehand, things will be easier. Just get contacts from iCloud backup to iPhone.

So if you deleted contacts accidently, you can download iCloud backup and then get deleted contacts from iCloud. Even though your iPhone is stolen, you can also get important contacts back with the help of previous iCloud backup files. Therefore, this article aims to teach you two easy ways to get iCloud contacts from disabled or locked iPhone to computer safely.

Get Contacts from iCloud

Part 1: How to Get Contacts from iCloud via iCloud.com

The first method is to open iCloud.com to get deleted or lost contacts from iCloud to iPhone. Make sure that you need to get back deleted contacts within 30 days, or else you will fail to restore iCloud contacts to iPhone.

How to Get Deleted Contacts from iCloud to Mac Computer

Step 1. Sign in iCloud on the web

Open iCloud.com in any web browser on your computer. Sign in with your Apple ID and password. Choose the gear "Settings" icon. Then you can see the information of your iPhone.

Step 2. Get contacts from iCloud to Mac computer

Find "Advanced" list in the lower left corner. You may need to scroll down to find it. Select the hyperlink names "Restore Contacts". There will be the popping-up window with all your iCloud backup files. Choose one iCloud backup file and then click "Restore" button besides. And then confirm with the "Restore" option when you are asked whether to restore contacts or not.

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FAQs about Getting Contacts from iCloud Backup Online

Question 1: Can I get deleted contacts back if I have backed up to iCloud beforehand?

Answer 1: Yes, if you have backed up contacts to iCloud, then definitely you can get deleted iPhone contacts back with iCloud.com. However, the new contacts you added recently may be erased. So you can write them down or use other cloud storage to back up.

Question 2: You know, iPhone X was just released and I can't wait to use iPhone X now. How to get contacts from my old iPhone to new iPhone X using iCloud? Any advice would be appreciated.

Answer 2: Using iCloud.com to get contacts from iCloud to new iPhone is the good way. You will not lose recently added contacts because of restoring from iCloud backup. Just click "Settings" > "Restore Contacts" > "Restore" from iCloud.com to complete iCloud contacts recovery.

Part 2: How to Get Contacts from iCloud with iCloud Data Recovery

You can try Apeaksoft iPhone Data Recovery to select the desired contacts to restore from iCloud backup easier. Compares with getting contacts from iCloud directly, you have more choices to customize output iPhone contacts from iCloud backup. To be more specific, the whole process of getting iCloud backup to computer with iCloud Data Recovery can be concluded into three main steps. You are able to preview contacts first, choose desired contacts, set output format and then save restored contacts to computer without data loss.

Key Features of iCloud Data Recovery APP

  • Download and restore contacts from iCloud backup selectively
  • Get back data from iTunes backup in a snap
  • Restore lost data from any iOS device without backup
  • Preview backup files before getting contacts back
  • Output restored iPhone files to customizable formats
  • Highly compatible with iPhone X/8/8 Plus/7/7 Plus/SE/6S/6S Plus/6/6 Plus/5C/5S/5/4S

How to Get Contacts from iCloud Selectively and Safely

Note: Do not connect iPhone to computer during the recovery process.

Step 1. Sign in to iCloud

Launch iPhone Data Recovery on your computer. Click "Recover from iCloud Backup File" mode. Sign in iCloud account with Apple ID and password. You can see all iCloud backup files listed according to the created date.

Sign in to iCloud

Step 2. Download contacts from iCloud backup file

Choose the latest iCloud backup and hit "Download" button besides. Choose the file type that iPhone Data Recovery can scan. Click "Contacts" under "Message & Contacts", and then hit "Next" to continue.

Download Contacts from iCloud Backup File

Step 3. Get contacts from iCloud on computer

After iPhone Data Recovery has scanned your contacts backup in iCloud, you can see all of them display in the main interface. Turn on "Only display the deleted item"to get deleted iPhone contacts. If you are not sure which iPhone contact to get back, just use the preview window in the right panel. You can see everything clearly. After that, press "Recover" button to output restored contacts from iCloud backup.

Moreover, you can restore deleted or lost contacts into CSV, HTML and VCF formats using iPhone Data Recovery. That's all to get contacts from iCloud on Mac computer. You can also restore other iPhone files selectively and professionally with Apeaksoft iPhone Data Recovery. For instance, you can handily recover deleted notes from iCloud.

FAQs about Getting a Contact from iCloud Backup to Computer

Question 1: Can I restore few contacts from iCloud backup? It seems unnecessary for me to get contacts from iCloud backup entirely.

Answer 1: You can even get a contact from iCloud using the iCloud data recovery app. It allows every iOS user to get any deleted data selectively.

Question 2: My iPhone just has a factory reset, can I still get lost contacts back?

Answer 2: Yes, you can get deleted or lost contacts back from disabled or broken iPhone successfully. Well, data loss, water damage, busted parts, factory setting restore, iPhone lost and stolen are all included.

Question 3: Will iPhone Data Recovery merge all contacts together? I mean restored iCloud contacts and existing ones.

Answer 3: No, you can get contacts from iCloud backup selectively. Just choose and preview what contacts you want to restore, and then output those contacts to CSV, HTML or VCF. You can get deleted iPhone contacts back on computer. So your iPhone will not suffer from data loss or repeated contacts.

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