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4 ways to Recover Deleted Contacts from iPhone

--Tuesday, 28 March 2017

Since the iPhone 7 release, many people are ready to buy iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 plus! But if you are not careful when switching to a new phone, it is likely to cause the contacts to be lost! When the iPhone has a lot of contacts, it is very difficult to manage. And there may be cases where the contact is repeated. At this time we are very easy to accidentally remove the iPhone contacts. These two cases will cause the iPhone data loss.
Can not you find contacts on iPhone? Many people will search for a variety of ways online. But not all are effective. Here we summarize the four ways to restore deleted contacts. There may be one that can help you.

Part 1: Recover Deleted Contacts directly from iPhone

This part will use an iPhone recovery tool, which can only be installed on Winonds or Mac. IPhone Data Recovery can find the contact you lost or deleted. It has an efficient analysis algorithm, may not be able to waste your reading time, and can restore text messages, contacts, photos, music, etc.

Step 1. Connect to PC and scan contacts.
Install the iPhone Data Recovery and connect to the computer, you will be prompted to scan which data. Select "Contacts" and click "Start Scan". If the iPhone's contacts have not been rewritten, the program can quickly scan them.

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Step 2. Recover lost contacts from iPhone.
After completing the scan, you can view the deleted contacts directly on the interface. We recommend that you restore contacts back to your iPhone computer. When disconnected from the computer, the data on the program will disappear.

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Part 2: Recover Deleted Contacts from iTunes Backup File

Step 1. Scan iTunes backup file.
Run iPhone Data Recovery, Select the "Recover from iTunes Backup File" function, check the last backup, and click "Start Scan". You need to wait for the program to download these backups.

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Step 2. View the retrieved contacts.
The scan will take only a few seconds, but will find the contact you have lost or deleted. Now you can view these contacts directly or restore them to your iPhone and your computer.

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Part 3: Recover Deleted Contacts from iCloud Backup

Make sure you have made iCloud backups, otherwise iPhone Data Recovery can not successfully extract your iCloud backup.
Step 1. Choose "Restore from iCloud Backup" mode.
Here you need to log in to your iCloud. After logging in, you will see all iCloud backups.

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Step 2. Extract your iCloud backup.
Your deleted iPhone contacts in the backup file, here you need to choose to scan out. Download the backup you want, this will automatically extract them.

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Step 3. Recover Lost Contacts from iCloud.
In this section, you can see the contacts that have been retrieved on the screen and simply restore your contacts.

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Part 4: Restore deleted contacts by "Reset iPhone"

Before attempting this method, you need to check if you have already made an iCloud backup. And you need to reset your iPhone first.
Step 1. Unlock iPhone, click "Settings"


Step 2. Head to "General ".


Step 3. Head to "Reset" and click "Erase All Content and Settings"
When you reset the iPhone, you will be prompted to recover your data from iCloud backups.


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