We Bring iPhone Files back from the Dead

As Apple’s iPhone has become a sought-after handset world, one of most common things that can happen while using the smartphone is that you may lose your contact details by accidental. Jailbreak, iOS upgrade or restoring to factory settings may erase your data, but that doesn’t mean it is gone forever. Each time you connect your iPhone to your PC, iTunes automatically syncs the data in iPhone’s database. As long as you’ve got a backup of your contacts, you can recovery them from your iPhone easily. If you don't backup with iTunes or iCloud, is there any solution to recover the deleted contact list?

Fortunately, now we have iPhone recovery software--Data Recovery for iPhone, it supports to recover the deleted data from iPhone device directly without any backup. There are mainly three ways in which you can recover deleted iPhone contacts:

  • Recover the contacts by restoring iTunes Backup
  • Extract the deleted contacts via iTunes backup or iCloud Backup files
  • Scan directly and restore contacts on the iPhone
  • We now mention in detail the ways in which the deleted contacts can be recovered.

    Recovering the contacts by restoring iTunes Backup

    You’re in luck if you have backed up before you deleted the contacts, just restore from iTunes backup files via iTunes.
    1. Configure iTunes so that it doesn’t automatically sync with your iPhone when it is connected to your computer;
    2. Connect your iPhone to your PC or Mac;
    3. Open iTunes, right-click on your device and press “Restore from backup…”.

    But you should know when you restore from iTunes backup, all your current iPhone data will be replaced with the old iTunes backup. It means that some iPhone data and iPhone settings which has not backed up in the iTunes backup will be removed. Another option is to use the third-party iPhone data recovery tool to extract contacts from iTunes backup, it will be more safe and it will not cause new problems during the whole process. Free download and install Data Recovery for iPhone on your computer.

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    Extract the deleted contacts via iTunes backup or iCloud Backup files

    Extract the deleted contacts from iTunes backup

    If you have backed up your iPhone with iTunes, you can choose to extract from the iTunes backup. Here are the detail steps.

    Step 1. Run Data Recovery for iPhone and Choose "Recover from iTunes backup" mode;

     

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    Step 2. Select your iTunes backup from backup list and click “Start Scan” button to start the scan;

    Step 3. Click the “Contacts & Messages & Call Logs” tab -> Contact tab, select the contacts you want to recover and save the files by clicking “Recover”.

     

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    Extract the deleted contacts from iCloud backup

    Step 1. Run Data Recovery for iPhone and Choose "Recover from iCloud backup" mode;

     

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    Step 2. Sign in your iCloud account with your Apple ID, and your backups will be listed;

     

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    Step 3. Select an iCloud backup from the list to download and scan

     

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    Step 4. Click the “Contacts & Messages & Call Logs” tab -> Contact tab, select the contacts you want to recover and save the files by clicking “Recover”.

     

    iPhone recover contact result

     

    Scan directly and restore contacts from iPhone

    If you don't have backup, youBelow assorted are step by step guide of how to recover deleted contacts without backup, before that, ou will have to run the recovery software and then you will have to connect the iPhone to your computer;

    Step 1. Run the recovery software and choose "Recover from iOS device" mode and Click “Start Scan” button to start the scan;

     

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    Step 2. Click the “Contacts & Messages & Call Logs” tab -> Contact tab, select the Contacts you want to recover and click "Only display deleted items" button to filter and save the deleted contacts by clicking “Recover”.

     

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    Transfer the contacts to your iPhone

    When you save the contacts on the computer, all contact files will be saved as .vcf file. You can transfer those contacts to your iPhone via iTunes if you use Mac Address Book, Outlook Express etc. on your computer, and your device's manufacture provides synching software.
    1. Connect your device to your computer using USB cable;
    2. Transfer your contacts to your computer using your mobile device manufacture's sync software;
    3. Sync your iPhone using iTunes.

     

     

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