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How to backup contacts on iPhone 4 to Mac address book

Make a plan and do something that you have no time to do on working day but on the weekend. This weekend, I have a plan, which is backup my computer and portable devices. Although I can say that most of my files are (relatively) safe and sound because my Mac do not have any virus, who knows what will happen.

I make a copy of my Mac documents external hard drive. Or upload video and photo to flickr and Facebook. For some of the music and video, I back up them on several external hard drive (because I have no money to them again), But my Mac, the only thing not backed up may just be the most important: iPhone 4.

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I backup the contacts from iPhone 4 to my PC hard drive and copy the backup file to Mac to add to Mac address book.
Why I have Cucusoft iPhone Contacts + SMS Backup
Work platform: Windows
Transfer contacts from iPod and iPhone to computer as .vcf file .
Transfer iPod, iPhone, iPad SMS to computer
Restore the backup contacts or SMS to iPhone/iPod touch / iPad when necessary

Part 1: export iPhone 4 contacts to a local folder as vcf file.

please download Cucusoft iPhone Contacts Backup + SMS free trail, install and run it.
Connect your iPhone 4 to computer

Step 1: Get started

Cucusoft iPhone contacts + SMS backup is fully compatible with Windows Vista, Windows 7.

Please hook up your iPhone to computer, if connection succeeds, the iPhonec contacts backup software will show your iPhone information automatically. And your iPhone contacts and SMS info will be showed on the Window of the software.

backup iPhone contacts

Tip: Though you needn't launch the iTunes software, you need to have an iTunes (iTunes 7.5 or higher version) installed before getting started using this iPhone contacts backup application.

Step 2: Backup iPhone contacts to computer

Click "contacts" on the left bar and all contacts list will show on right window. If you look for a specific contact from someone, just type the name on the search box and it will bring the information in front of your eyes. Then click " Export " to backup the iPhone contacts . You will be asked to slect a save path on your computer. You can rename the backup file and choose a backup path on computer.


Save output files
Just a few seconds, you iPhone 4 contacts will be sent to computer and save on the folder as .vcf file.

Part 2: Add vcf contacts backup file to Mac Address book.

From the Apple website, we know that a vCard, or "virtual address card," is a standard method of exchanging data between applications. Address Book can create and read vCards, so if you have another application that also works with the vCard format, you can import or export addresses as vCards.
You can copy the backup file from Windows PC to Mac with USB drive.
To add someone else's vCard to your address book, drag it into the Address Book Window.
here you can learn more. http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?path=AddressBook/4.0/en/ad995.html

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  • Export contacts from iPhone/iPad/itouch to PC or Outlook.
  • Direct export contacts to Outlook, or export to a file.(.vcf file format).
  • Backup contacts/Edit backup contacts.
  • Direct restore contacts to your iPhone. ( jailbroken iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad).
  • Export SMS from iPhone/iPod touch to PC.
  • Backup iPhone SMS to PC as .txt, .mht file
  • Backup iPhone SMS/Edit backup SMS
  • Direct restore SMS to your iPhone.( jailbroken iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad)

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