“I would like to extract/restore some contacts number from an old iTunes backup to my iPhone 6 plus, only need contacts, anyone know how to do? My Mac is OS X Yosemite”
We all know that iTunes doesn’t allow user to selectively restore data from backup, want to only restore iTunes contacts to iPhone 6 plus is not supported. But it’s not impossible to do that. What you need is an iTunes contacts extractor tool to help you extract iTunes contacts to iPhone 6 plus selectively on Mac OS X. Here recommend iFonebox, a powerful iTunes contacts extractor and iOS data recovery software, Which provide an easy and convenient way to restore contacts from iTunes to iPhone 6/ 6 plus/ 5s/ 5/ 4s/ 4 on Mac OS X.
3 Step to access iTunes backup on Mac and Restore contacts to iPhone 6 plus/6/5s/5/4s/4
Step 1: install and lunch iTunes contacts extractor tool on your Mac, and then select the “Recover from iTunes backup” mode.
You can also choose “Recover from iOS device” mode to directly recover deleted contacts, notes on iPhone
Step 2: Select a backup file and hit on “Start Scan” to extract contacts
This iTunes contacts extractor will automatically load the backups from your ‘default backup folder’ from the most recent to the oldest one. Otherwise, you can click “Select” button to browse backup from other locations or external hard drive.
Step 3 Extract and Restore contacts from iTunes to iPhone 6 plus/6/5s/5/4s/4
When scanning finished, all files in iTunes backup are extracted and displayed here, Move your mouse to “Contacts” to preview the content one by one. Then choose those you want and click “Recover” button to save them on computer or click “Transfer all selected to device” button to transfer those contacts back to your iPhone. Besides contacts, you can also restore photos, notes, voice memos, call history, etc from iTunes to Mac.
Tip: You could do some edit before restore iTunes contacts to iPhone. Choose one contact and click the “Edit” on the bottom right of the interface to edit and add the content of this contact like name, number, address, birthday, etc. Then click “Save” to transfer them back to device.
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