How to Recover Deleted Contacts from iPhone

“Unfortunately my iPhone contacts was deleted by my 3-year-old daughter Yesterday, these deleted contacts are very important, some are the relatives and friends, some are working on an important client, I am eager to restore the lost data, but I finally disappointment on the Internet for help.Is there any way to help me restore these important contacts?”

Many iPhone users have lost data problems, there are many reasons that cause data loss, to the as accidental deletion, iOS upgrade failure, factory Settings restore and more other having. The loss of data in fact through the recovery of some professional tools can restore mistaken delete or missing data.

The iPhone Data Recovery is a very powerful Recovery software which allows you to restore does or lost Data from your iPhone 6/5S/5C/5/4S/3GS. Such as Contacts, Photos, SMS, bookmarks, notes, ect. These are The three main methods to get your lost Contacts back, Directly Recover lost Contacts from iPhone, Recover iPhone Contacts from iTunes Backup and Recover The Contacts from up to Backup Files.

Firstly, You need to download the free trial of iPhone Data Recovery


Tutorial 1: How to Restore Contacts from iPhone directly

Step 1. Connect your iPhone to computer

Connect your iPhone with your computer via USB cable after Launch the iPhone data recovery tool.

For iPhone 6/5S/5C/5 or iPhone 4S users, you can click the “Start Scan” button to scan your iPhone Contacts directly.

For iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS users, you should click ” Advanced Mode” at the lower right-corner of the windows shows above in order to get a deeper scan for your iPhone. To do that, please follow the steps below:

  1. 1.Click the “Start” button after you launch the recovery software.
  2. 2.Press both the “Power” and the “Home” button for ten seconds at the same time.
  3. 3.10 seconds later, you should let go pressing the “Power” button and still press the “Home” button for 15 seconds.

Step 2. Scan your iPhone for lost contacts

The iPhone data recovery program will automatically begin scanning your iPhone for lost or deleted contacts.

Step 3. Preview and restore lost contacts from iPhone 6/5S/5C/5/4S/4/3GS

After scanning, it will display all found data and files in categories as below. You can then choose the lost contacts and then restore them to computer by clicking “Recover to Device” or “Recover to Computer” button.

Tutorial2: How to recover Lost Contacts from iTunes Backup

Step 1. Launch the Recovery software and scan backup for lost contacts

Select your iPhone model and recovery mode before you restore your iPhone contacts. Here you should choose “Recover from iTunes backup file” mode. Then let’s go to “Start Scan“, and move on.

Note: Do not connect or sync your iPhone with iTunes after you lost your contacts, to prevent the backup file from being updated and overwritten by the contacts on your iPhone now.

Step 2. Extract iTunes Backup to Recover iPhone Contacts

After the scanning, all the contents in the previous backup file will be listed in order and separately. you can recover photos, videos, notes, call history, test messages, etc. from your backup. In order to retrieve contacts from iPhone, please check the box and click the “Recover to Device” or “Recover to Computer” button to save it on your PC.

Tutorial3: How to Recover iPhone Contacts from iCloud Backup File

Step 1. Launch the program and sign your iCloud account

First of all you need to launch the iPhone Data Recovery program on your computer, Then choose “Recover from iCloud Backup File” mode, then sign in your Apple ID and password to access to your iCloud account.

Step 2. Download and export iCloud backup

When you choosing the mode of “Recover from iCloud Backup File“, the files of your iCloud backup account will found and displayed in order automatically. Choose the file you want to restore and click “Download” button.

After it’s downloaded. Please click on “Contacts” and press “Next” button to start extracting, and you’ll get an interface as follow.

Step 3. Preview and restore iPhone contacts from iCloud

Patience to wait for a few minutes to scan is complete, you will see all the data, to the as contacts, photos, messages, notes, videos, etc., Choose the “contacts” on the left sidebar that you’d like to restore by ticking them.