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Recover Contacts from iPhone Backup with Tenorshare iTunes Data Recovery Software

Does anyone know how to recover lost contacts on an iPhone?
I lost all my contacts on my iPhone 5 for some reason. It means a lot to me, can anyone tell me how I can recover my lost contacts? I can use iTunes and I synced my iPhone to iTunes on my computer from time to time. So if there is anyone out there that can tell me how i can restore contacts from iPhone backup. Thanks.

Yeah, you can recover lost contacts from iTunes backup because you have synced your data with iTunes before. Every time, you sync data between your iDevice and iTunes, all the data will be backed up as .sqlitedb files by iTunes. And the backup files will be updated to the last sync. That’s mean you just can extract the final backup file from iTunes. This type of backup file can’t be taken out or viewed unless using some program as Tenorshare iTunes Data Recovery.

iTunes Data Recovery enables you to extract iTunes backup file, including contacts, text messages, notes, photo, video, call history and calendar, no matter you’re using iPhone or iPad and iPod Touch. The software is compatible with latest Windows 8 & 7, Vista, XP and Mac. To get your lost contacts, you need to download the free trial version of iTunes Data Recovery program.

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Here is the guide on how to recover contacts from iPhone backup files with iTunes data recovery software on Windows or Mac.

Firstly, install and launch this program on your computer. All the iTunes backup will be detected and listed. Choose the right backup files and click “Start Scan”.

Secondly, it takes you a second to scan the files. After the scan, all the data from backup files will be displayed in the windows. You can preview the content before recovery, not only contacts, but the notes, message, call history and so on.

In the end, click Contacts catalogue, if you want to recover all the contacts, check the box in front of the Contacts and click “Recover “ button, and you also choose some of them to recover. Then you will be asked to save the recovered files in your computer, and all the contacts will be recovered quickly.

3 simple steps to recover iPhone contacts and most people have succeeded in this way!

Friendly Notes:

Accidentally deleted, iOS 8 update lost contacts, factory restore, failed sync are the common reasons due to contacts loss, therefore, please pay attention when you do these things.

And, though it is easy to recover iPhone data, it is best to avoid losing contacts from your iPhone any more, therefore, it is nice to backup data on your computer now and again.

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5 Tips to Make it Easier to Manage your iPhone Contacts

A good management makes life much easier. As an iPhone user, have you ever thought to manage your contacts? Did you still think manage contacts is just a simple creation or edit? Actually, what you can do is far more than these.  Do not hesitate, start to try more wonderful iPhone contacts manage tips.

iPhone contacts manage

Tip 1. Merge Duplicate Contacts iPhone
When you found more than one duplicate contacts on your iPhone 5 address book, what would you do? Finding the duplicate contacts and delete one of them? If you know how to merge duplicate contacts, you will find how much time wasted on the past practice. To merge duplicate contacts, first of all, select a duplicate contact in your list. Tap “Edit” and scroll to the bottom of the screen and hit on “Link Contact.”  Then you can choose the contact you would like to merge the other contact with.

Moreover, to merge duplicate iPhone contacts fast and easily, Tenorshare iPhone care pro is a great choice. The pictures below will show you how to do it:

Merge Duplicate Contacts iPhone

Merge Duplicate Contacts iPhone with iPhone Care Pro

Tip 2. Establish iPhone Contacts Group on iCloud
Grouping makes contacts become clearer. Do you wish to divide your contacts into Relatives, Friends and Business associates etc? Do not want to apply manager app? Well, iPhone contacts manage free tip for you. You just need to log into your iCloud account. View “All Contacts” and click on the red ribbon groups icon at the top of the screen.  Then click the + button to create a new group and assign a name to the group. After doing that, go back to “All Contacts” and drag and drop a contact from the list into new group folder on the left. The new contact groups should automatically sync to your iPhone and you can view them by visiting the Contacts app.

Tip 3. Backup iPhone Contacts
Be afraid of all the contacts in iPhone will be lost one day because accidental delete or other unexpected iPhone breakage that you want to backup your iPhone contacts. Backup contact with iTunes is the most common way.
Following these steps to backup contacts with iTunes:
1. Connect your iPhone to the computer via data wire and launch iTunes
2. Choose the device from the left-side list, and click on the “Info” tab
3. Be sure that “Sync Contacts” is checked
4. Adjust any specific settings as necessary
5. Right-click on the iPhone name in the device list and choose “Back Up”
The final step performs a manual backup with iTunes and stores that backup on the local computer. How easily to manage iPhone contacts on computer, right?

Tip 4. Recover iPhone Contacts
Accidently deleted iPhone contacts, lost iPhone contacts after jailbreak or your iPhone break that you can’t get the contacts etc. Don’t lose hope yet, Tenorshare iPhone Data Recovery is an all-in-one data recovery program, which can recover iPhone 5/4S/4/3GS photos & videos, contacts, SMS, call logs, memos and calendars, even Safari bookmarks from either device memory or iTunes backup file. More details, visit:

Tip 5. Print iPhone Contacts
It is impossible to transfer iPhone contacts to PC with simple “Copy” & “Paste”, and the iTunes backup files are also invisible. It is possible to print iPhone contacts?  As long as you have Tenorshare iPhone Data Recovery program, you can print contacts from iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5 or other models easily on your computer. Different from iTunes, Tenorshare allow you to directly export contacts from iPhone as a viewable and printable file, so that you can print it without any modification.

Surprise to see we can do so much to manage iPhone contacts? Start to enjoy these wonderful tips!