Help getting contacts from iPhone to Address Book

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by bhockenstein, Jan 28, 2008.

  1. bhockenstein macrumors newbie

    Nov 24, 2007
    Hello all,

    I recently upgraded to Leopard, wiping my drive in the process (intentionally) but unfortunately i forgot to backup my address, I have all my contacts on my iPhone, and have set iTunes to not sync the contacts so they are safe for now, but I really need them to be back in my address book on the mac.

    I even managed to grab the AddressBook.sqlitedb file off the iphone but have been unsuccessful getting that into a format Address Book can import.

    Hopefully someone has the solution, thanks in advance...

  2. Roxerroneous macrumors newbie

    Jan 9, 2008
    If you have a backup of your contacts on your iphone, I'd just go ahead and sync. I can't remember if it does or not, but if itunes copies the empty list from your computer to phone the first time it syncs, just reload your backup on your phone and sync again. Itunes should sync from your phone and, if I remember correctly, give you a warning about changing more than 5% of your contacts on your computer.

    Good luck.

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