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How to Get iPhone Contacts from iTunes Without iPhone 5/4S/4/3GS

A better thing of using iPhone is that you can find your contacts in iTunes if you lost them, even lost your iPhone or get it broken. We all know that iTunes can backup your iPhone contacts when you sync your iPhone with it, but the backup is unreadable. How can we get iPhone contacts from iTunes, even without iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4 or iPhone 3GS? It's pretty simple. Just read on and follow the guide below to find your iPhone contacts in iTunes.

To begin with, get Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS (Windows) or Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS (Mac). Both of them allow you to find iPhone contacts in iTunes and get them out of it without a pain. The whole process is done automatically. All you need to do is to install and run the program on your PC or Mac, and then check and save your iPhone contacts to computer.

Download the trial version of the program below for free:

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In fact, you can download any version of the program for Windows. They all let you get contacts on any iPhone from iTunes. Just choose one and download it now.

How to Find iPhone contacts in iTunes with 2 steps

Next, let's try the Windows version of Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS in steps. For Mac users, you also can do similar steps to get your iPhone contacts in iTunes on your Mac.

Step 1. Extract your iTunes backup file

After running the program on your computer (it must be the one where you've synced your iPhone with iTunes), select "Recover from iTunes Backup File" on the top. You'll see the window as follows.

how to find iphone contacts on itunes

Here all iTunes backup files on your computer will be listed. Choose the one for your iPhone and click "Start Scan" to extract the contacts in it. If there is more than one backup file for your iPhone, choose the one with a latest date.

Note: Don't connect your iPhone to the computer when doing this. iTunes will update the latest backup if you synced your iPhone with it after the connection.

Step 2. Preview and get your iPhone contacts from iTunes

The scan will take you a few seconds. After that, all data in the iTunes backup will be extracted and displayed in clear categories like camera roll, photo stream, contacts, messages, notes, and so forth. To find your iPhone contacts, choose the category: Contacts. You can preview the full detail of every contact, including name, company, phone number, Email address, etc. Check what you want and click "Recover" to save it on your computer. It's a one-click work.

how to get iphone contacts from itunes

Note: If you want to import these contacts back to your iPhone, or to a new iPhone, you can use Wondershare TunesGo or Wondershare TunesGo (Mac), which allows you to easily manage your iPhone contacts, messages, photos, videos, etc.

Download the trial version of Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS below for free now:

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Further Reading

Recover iPhone messages: This guide shows you how to retrieve deleted text messages from iPhone in different ways.
Recover deleted photos on iPhone: This article shows you how to recover deleted photos on iPhone in different ways.
Recover iPhone iMessages: You can recover deleted contacts without a backup on iPhone with 3 steps at ease.

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