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iDrive Lite: Backup and restore iPhone contacts

By on February 9, 2009 in Apple Macbook Applications with 4 Comments

There are quite few good apps which can help in backing up and restoring of iPhone data and pictures, videos etc. but a very few out of them are amazing and work pretty well. One of them is iDrive Lite which is useful app for backing up all the contacts in your iPhone and restoring them anytime when your iPhone upgrades its firmware.

idriveAnd when you connect iPhone to a new computer and not accept the syncing etc., sometimes your data accidentally gets lost and you are left with an empty iPhone again.
So its best to atleast have your contacts safe and backed up for anytime. Here is how iDrive Lite does everything that you need, and what you need to do –

  • Open IDrive Lite after installing the app on your iPhone.
  • Tap the ‘Backup’ button to backup all your contact information which includes names and mobile numbers. The contact information gets backed up.
  • In case you lose or delete a contact information and would like to restore it, just select the ‘Restore’ tab and click the ‘Restore’ button to get back all the contact information on your iPhone.
  • The Restore process is smart enough to leave new contacts untouched and only restore contacts that are missing.

You can also share the contacts with your associates and also import the contacts anytime with the import button in the iPhone Lite app.

This app requires 2.0 firmware update, and still backing up your other data is suggested while installing this app to your iphone.
You can download the app from idrive.com

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  1. We at IDrive are proud to provide such reliable, secure, and easy to use online backup solutions. Thank you for taking the time to share this information with your readers. I welcome you to try IDrive Online Backup as well, if you have not done so already. You can sign up for a FREE 2GB account and begin backing up your critical computer data at http://www.idrive.com

    Best Regards,

    Robert Haines
    Business Development Manager – IDrive

  2. Chetan says:

    @Robert Haines, 2GB is not less for Online storage, with secure sites like iDrive 🙂
    Thanks for the mention about that.

  3. Ramon says:

    I have Idrive lite and I’m some what nervous about how secure is it. Can you tell me how secure it is and how can I get Idrive that has web access? I wish that it had some kind of way that you can manage your contact online. Is there?

  4. George says:

    What I wanted to say is that when editing a contact only english letters are supported so for us is unfortunately useless.

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