|Jan 28, 2013, 06:27 PM||#1|
Restoring iPhone 5 as new, but save contacts
Hello, I have been using an iPhone sense the 3g and have never restored my phone as new, always from a backup. I have had my iPhone 5 for some time and it has a lot of useless stuff on it. I would love to restore it as a new phone but do not want to lose my contacts. Is there any way I can save only my contacts, but restore the phone as new? It also would be great if there was a way to sort out duplicate contacts. Thanks in advance for the help!
Is there a way to save them to my sim card? I am on sprint.
|Jan 28, 2013, 06:34 PM||#2|
Sync contacts to iCloud.It will sync them back after restore,
Sync to iCloud
Export to vcard
Import vcard to Google Mail
Use google carddav to sync contacts
iPhone 6 • iPad Air • Mac mini (i5, 2011)
|Jan 29, 2013, 10:09 AM||#3|
You can use GMail contacts as mentioned above to import the VCF, then merge the dups then export back out as a VCF.
|Jan 29, 2013, 12:00 PM||#5|
There is also a "look for duplicates" option in the Address Book under the Card menu.
Or you can use iCloud or iTunes to sync also.
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