How to Download Contacts from iCloud


How to download contacts from iCloud? In this guide, you will get two methods to download iCloud contacts easily.


Oct. 09, 2015


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Our iPhone contacts contain the phone number, email address and other info of our families, friends, and colleagues, which plays a vital role in our life. As we all know, all of the iPhone contacts and related address book information are stored within iCloud as long as you use the cloud service to sync and backup your iPhone data of course.

If you happen to lose your iPhone contacts, or you just want to download the contacts from iCloud to your computer for print need, you have come to the right place. Here you will get two easy and smart ways to download contacts from iCloud.

Method 1. How to Download iCloud Contacts from the Web Browser

Step 1. Open any web browser, and go to on your computer.

Step 2. Log in with your iCloud account (Your Apple ID and password).

Step 3: Click on Contacts. Click the gear shaped Settings button on the bottom left, and click Select All.

Step 4. Click the gear button again, and click Export vCard… to download contacts from iCloud.

Note: Here is also an alternative way to download contacts and other types of content like notes, call history, messages from iCloud. Keep reading the second part to know it.

Method 2. How to Download Contacts from iCloud with AnyTrans

AnyTrans – an iOS content manager is all we need to download iCloud contacts and more. It gives you the access to iCloud backup, and you can selectively download the backup to computer, including contacts, messages, voicemail, call history etc. AnyTrans helps you sync contacts from iPhone to iPhone, from iPhone to computer, and vice versa. It is also capable of transferring kinds of iOS content, such as, music, videos, photos, contacts, messages, books, calendar, notes and more.

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Step 1. Download and install AnyTrans on your computer, launch it. Click iCloud Content on the homepage. Log in with your Apple ID.

How to Download Contacts from iCloud with AnyTrans – Step 1

How to Download Contacts from iCloud with AnyTrans – Step 1

Step 2. Scroll down or click the button at right to go to category management page, and choose Contacts. (If you want to download contacts from backup, please click iCloud Backup.)

How to Download Contacts from iCloud with AnyTrans – Step 2

How to Download Contacts from iCloud with AnyTrans – Step 2

Step 3. Choose the contacts you want to download, click the To Computer button.

How to Download Contacts from iCloud with AnyTrans – Step 3

How to Download Contacts from iCloud with AnyTrans – Step 3

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Note: If you get all your iPhone contacts lost without any iCloud or iTunes backup, you can use PhoneRescue to get the lost contacts back. It is a professional iPhone content recovery tool that is capable of retrieving up to 25 types of iOS data. Refer to the tutorial: How to Recover Lost Contacts from iPhone >

The Bottom Line

If you just bought yourself a brand-new iPhone 6s, you can also use AnyTrans to sync contacts and other data from iPhone to new iPhone. Any question on this guide or AnyTrans is warmly welcomed. At the same time, don't forget to share it with your friends. Now have a try on AnyTrans!

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