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Easily Back Up & Restore iPhone Contacts To & From PC With CopyTrans Contacts

Dan Price 13-05-2013

If you dropped your iPhone in a puddle, what’s the first thing you’d worry about? Most likely your photos or your contacts.


If you have any sense, you’ll be using an online tool like Google Photos to keep all your photos secure How to Backup Photos from a Mobile Device It's never fun when your phone breaks and you lose all your photos -- but that never has to happen again! Learn how to backup your photos quickly and easily. Read More , but there are fewer options available when it comes to backing up your contacts Back Up, Restore, and Clean Your Mac Contacts With These Easy Steps The Contacts app feeds information to the Mail, Messages, and Calendar apps on your Mac, so keeping it accurate can make your life easier. Read More .

One of the best suites for the job is CopyTrans. It’s a selection of iPhone backup apps that work with your calendars, messages, notes, reminders, and contacts. In this piece, we’re going to focus on the CopyTrans Contacts app.

How to Back Up Your Contacts

Using the CopyTrans Contacts app is easy. Firstly, download the EXE file and install it on your system.

Next, open the app and connect your iPhone to your machine. CopyTrans will automatically recognize your device and list all your contacts in the app’s main window.

Using the panel in the bottom left-hand corner, mark the checkboxes next to all the contacts you want to backup. When you’re ready, click Export Selected.


Easily Back Up & Restore iPhone Contacts To & From PC With CopyTrans Contacts copytrans choose contacts

In the new window, choose Save your address book and select your destination folder. All your contacts will be backed up in the VCF format.

Easily Back Up & Restore iPhone Contacts To & From PC With CopyTrans Contacts copytrans save address book

Are Other Features Available?

Yes! As well as backing up your contacts, you can use CopyTrans to manage your contacts. The PC app lets you edit and delete them.

The app also doubles an excellent way to sync contacts between services How Easy Is It To Sync Google Mail, Contacts & Calendar To Your iPad? You can use Apple's iCloud for email and contacts on your iPad, but there's a good chance you already use Gmail and Google Calendar. Read More . It works with Outlook, Gmail, iCloud, Excel, Windows, Android, BlackBerry, Thunderbird, Hotmail, and Yahoo. For each service, you can both import and export data.

Unfortunately, the app used to be free but is no longer. When you first download it, you can enjoy a 30-day free trial. If you want to keep using it, you’ll need to buy the full version for $19.99.

Do you use CopyTrans or do you know of a better way to backup your contacts? Let us know in the comments below.

Related topics: Contact Management, Data Backup.

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  1. Amr Ehab
    April 4, 2017 at 11:28 pm

    thanks a lot i tried and it fixed it up, you are the best

  2. Rajiv
    December 4, 2016 at 4:30 am

    ooo finally i got ... able to delete write protection from my laptop

  3. Krasimir CopyTrans
    May 14, 2013 at 9:22 am

    Hello, thanks a lot for the review of CopyTrans Contacts. A great way to start a day :). BTW we are just organizing a time-limited sale. Depending on the number of retweets, the discount on CopyTrans Contacts can go up to 90%. When and Where? Today at 15h00 EST (New York time) on our Twitter page. For more information about the Twitter adventure and the sale, be sure to check out the program link provided in the article. Greetings from Switzerland, Krasimir