How to Get Contacts from iCloud

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"I want to have my contacts on my phone, not just on iCloud. How can I transfer them onto my iPhone directly?"

Having trouble wondering how you can get your contacts from iCloud to your iPhone? It is always good to have a backup for your iPhone data especially contacts. Sometimes you may accidentally delete all the contacts from your iPhone. However if you have the same contacts on your iCloud backup then life becomes easy for you since you can get the contacts any time you want. You can easily transfer the contacts on iCloud to iPhone directly and save yourself the panic. How to get contacts from iCloud directly is an easy task. Check it out in this article.

Part 1: How to get contacts from iCloud to PC Using iMyfone D-Back

iMyfone D-Back iPhone data recovery or iPhone data recovery for Mac allows you to extract contacts from iCloud to your personal computer.It's a data recovery program that is compatible with both Windows and Mac OS. It is a useful tool that restores lost or deleted data from your iPhone to your PC. It restores data with four recover modes which are; Smart recovery, Recover from iOS, Recover from iCloud backup and Recover from iTunes backup. It restores data such as photos, notes, videos, contacts and many more.

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Steps to get contacts from iCloud

To get contacts from iCloud to your PC using iMyfone D-Back, you need to choose Recover from iCloud mode. The steps belows show you how to do it.

Step 1: Choose recover from iCloud Backup tab.

Once the programme is running on your PC, tap Recover from iCloud backup option then hit on Start button. Next login to your iCloud account to get the iCloud backup files on your account.

Choose recover from iCloud Backup

Step 2: Choose files and scan

After the program displays the backup files in your account, select the one you want to download your files from then tap on Next button to scan the files.

Choose files and scan

Step 3: Fore look and restore your contacts.

After scanning is complete, all files in your iCloud backup appear on the program window. Check through the contacts files type then choose the contacts that you want to restore. Mark on them then click on Recover button at the bottom of the program.

Fore look and restore your contacts

Part 2: How to get contacts from iCloud to iPhone

Restoring contacts from iCloud to iPhone is an easy task. The steps below show how you can quickly restore contacts from iCloud directly to your iPhone within a span of time.

Step 1: On your iPhone, open the settings tab and click on iCloud.

Step 2: Thereafter, turn the contacts’ option on. If it is on already, just turn it off then turn it on once more. If a messages pops up asking you what to do with the contacts already on your iPhone, choose Delete from my iPhone ‘option.Step 3: You can choose to Merge contacts when asked.

Step 4: lastly tap on the contacts app or phone app to check that all the contacts have been extracted.

Part 3: How to get contacts from iCloud to Android

Where you change from using an iPhone to using an android device which may prompt you to transfer your contacts from iCloud to Android. Below are the steps on how to get contacts from iCloud to Android.

Step 1: Get to and click on it. Login using your Apple ID and password.

Step 2: Thereafter get to contacts and click on it

Step 3: Click on settings option at the bottom left side of the window. Click Export vCard and check on where the files are saved

Step 4: Get to and login by entering your Google username and password.

Step 5: Thereafter tap on More then pick on Import.

Step 6: Pick on the vCard file you exported from iCloud saved on your computer

Step 7: Having Google account sync contacts on your phone, Google does the rest for you and you get your contacts on your Android phone.


Whenever contacts are lost or disappear on iPhone devices, they can be restored or extracted from iCloud backup easily. Contacts can be extracted from iCloud to android devices, personal computers and to iPhones directly. Getting contacts from iCloud to iPhone directly is quicker and does not require you to download and install any software unlike using iMyfone D-Back or iMyfone D-Back for Mac where you have to download and install it.

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