“I recently purchased a new iPhone 6 and instead of fully restoring everything from my previous 4S back up, i only want to restore the contacts back to my new iPhone 6, iTunes doesn’t support that, anyone know how to only sync contacts back to iPhone6?
Want to only sync contacts back to iPhone6 without restoring the whole backup? It’s not impossible. You can use a third party tool to help you extract contacts from iTunes to iPhone6 selectively. Here recommend iFonebox, an powerful iPhone backup extractor and iOS data recovery software. Which enable you to selectively restore contacts to iPhone 6 with ease.
Step 1: install and lunch iFonebox on your computer, then select the “Recover from iTunes backup” mode in windows
Step 2: Select a backup file and hit on “Start Scan” to scan and extract contacts
The software 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 Restore and sync contacts back to iPhone6
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 “Transfer all selected to device” button on the bottom of the interface to transfer those contacts back to your iPhone. You can also restore photos, notes, voice memos, call history, etc from backup to computer by click “Recover” button.
Tip: You could do some edit before transfer these 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 the contact back to device.
What’s more, iFonebox also have the function of Recover deleted data from iPhone/iPad directly even if you have no backup file
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