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How do I Recover Lost Contacts after iPhone Factory Reset

“About two hours ago, I tried to restore my iPhone to factory reset because it stuck in recovery mode. But it made me lost all the data including my contacts on the machine. This is a nightmare! I don’t have any backup before. And I want to know can I recover iPhone lost contacts after factory reset and how can I do it?”

Restore iPhone to factory settings can be a very helpful troubleshooting technique for some persistent iOS based software problems, but it will also generate another problem, iPhone factory reset will delete all your data and content from your device, including some important data such as contacts.

So the problem is how to recover iPhone contacts after factory reset.

Get Contacts Back after iPhone Factory Reset

Because there is no backup in anywhere, so we can only recover the lost data directly from iPhone. Fortunately, there are many third-party data recovery software can do it. For example, Tenorshare iPhone Data Recovery can easily get your lost data back. In addition, if you have some other problem such as you need to reset iPhone without passcode you also can try iPhone Care Pro.

Steps to recover iPhone contacts after factory reset.

Step 1. Connect your iPhone 6 Plus/6/5S/5/4S/4 to computer

Run Tenorshare iPhone Data Recovery and connect your iPhone to computer, then the software can recognized your iPhone, click “Start Scan” under the option of “Recover Data from iOS Device”.

Step 2. Scan iPhone to find all the existing and lost data

After click the “Start Scan” button, you need to wait for a few minutes, and the existing and lost data are on the program listed according to category, you can choose the “Contacts” item on the left to preview all your lost contacts.

Step 3. Recover lost contacts from iPhone

Mark those contacts you want while previewing and click “Recover” button to export them to your computer. Then specify a folder to save them.

Now, all the lost contacts after factory reset are recovered. You can export those contacts to your iPhone.