Category Archives: Data Recovery on iTunes

How to Backup iPhone Contacts Before iOS 9 update

iOS 9 is the newest system for iPhone 6 Plus/6/5S/5C/5/4S/4 which has been available to developers since WWDC 2015, according to some new features of iOS 9 such as improved battery life, Apple music service, 6-digit passcode and more, you may eager to get the free upgrade when it will be released. But before upgrade to iOS 9, don’t forget to backup your important data such as contacts from iPhone, in case you lose them.

3 methods to Backup Contacts Before Upgrade iPhone to iOS 9

How to Backup iPhone Contacts

Methods 1: Backup iPhone Contacts with iTunes

First, you need to install iTunes (The latest version) on you computer, then connect your iPhone to PC with usb cable. And iTunes will automatically backup your iPhone data. In addition, you also can manually backup iPhone contacts.

Methods 2: Backup iPhone Contacts with iClouds

It is simple to backup your iPhone with iClouds, only need to tap “Settings” > “iCloud” > “Backup” > “Back Up Now”, you will be able to complete the backup. But the contacts can not be backed up separately.

Methods 3: Backup iPhone contacts with iAny Transfer

Except for two methods above, you also can backup iPhone data with the help of a third-party software named Tenorshare iAny Transfer. It is the best software to backup, transfer, sync, restore, and manage data in your iPhone.

How to Use iAny Transfer to Backup iPhone Data Before iOS 9 Update

  • 1. Download and install the free trial version of Tenorshare iAny Transfer on your computer.
  • 2. After iAny Transfer initializes your iPhone, you can select the data you want and click the “Computer” button.
  • 3. Select the save path to save your data and it will start to transfer your selected data.

Note: If you forgot to backup your iPhone contacts, whether those iPhone contacts can be recovered? The answer is yes, you still can retrieve Lost Contacts for iPhone 6/6Plus/5s/5/4s/4/3gs with the help of a iPhone Data Recovery software.

And the main features of iAny Transfer is not only the backup function, if your iPhone broke up after iOS 9 update, you also can transfer those contacts to Android devices, another iPhone/iPad/iPod devices or iTunes, in other words, you can store your data under any emergency situations.

The best 2014 Black Friday Data Recovery Software Deals We’ve Seen So Far

Black Friday 2014 is two days later! You should have prepared for a long time which things to buy such as smartphone, clothes, food etc. and so many Black Friday sales you may miss some good deals like data recovery software.

First all of, let me announce the best Black Friday 2014 data recovery deal:
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I guess now you should are wondering why you need this deal and why this deal is the best.

First, it will be a great gift if you cherish your data like files on computer/Mac, or iPhone/Android phone data. We can’t control the data won’t lose forever, but once it lost or deleted, we can rescue those lost contacts, photos, text messages and more files with the help of data recovery software easily and quickly.

Second, you should also found some Black Friday sales of data recovery on the internet and maybe they offer a bigger discount, however, it is waste your money if you buy bad software although it has a lower price. Tenorshare owns the best data recovery technique which will help you get back lost data easily, quickly and safely, and the price is reasonable. That’s why Tenorshare sale is the Black Friday 2014 best buy!

According to Tenorshare, some of the most popular Black Friday deals are:

* iPhone Data Recovery (Support all the iPhone models including the new iPhone 6 +/6)
* iPad Data Recovery
* iPod Data Recovery
* Android Data Recovery
* iPhone 5 Transfer
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* Any Data Recovery Pro
* Card Data Recovery

You can buy one or more of them, and each of them can save your $5!

How to get this Black Friday promotion:
Use coupon code when you pay to get the discount.


iPhone Data Recovery-How to Recover Contacts, Photos, Call History and more Files

Are you an iPhone owner? Do you have any things means a lot of you in your iPhone, such as contacts, notes, or perhaps your text messages? You must be grieved if you lost these things. Most data likely to be deleted by you accidentally or lost when upgrade iOS 8/iOS 7. Are you feeling helpless? Don’t feel disheartened, iPhone Data Recovery program, developed by Tenorshare is a useful way to recover your important data.

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iPhone data recovery

This is an omnipotent data recovery tool for iPhone data recovery. It support you recover 12 types files, include lost photos, videos, contacts, SMS, calendar, call history and more things. And no matter you are owning an iPhone 5, or iPhone 4S, 4, and even iPhone 3, you have the choice to recover iPhone data. There are two ways to recover data from iPhone. One is “recover data from iOS” which means you are able to recover data without backup. And the other is “Recover data from backup”, this way is specially for the users who have backed up data with iTunes before. It is pretty simple for you to use this iPhone data recovery software. First, you need to click here to download iPhone data recovery and install it on the PC. Launch it and you can see two recovery modes to recover iPhone files. Here we take the first mode for example, click “Start Scan” to scan for the lost files. If you are not iPhone 5 and iPhone 4S users, you need to enter DFU mode to scan files.  After few minutes, all the lost data will be scan on the interface. Before you recover this data, you can preview it. Both you can choose part of files to recover and recover all the files. The last step is click “Recover” to finish the recovery. The second mode is for the iPhone users who have a backup or do not have an iPhone on hand to recover data from iPhone. The best way to protect data loss in iPhone is not use iPhone data recovery software, but to backup files from time to time. However, we usually realize this until the data loss. Therefore, start to backup your iPhone data right now.

How to Extract iPhone Contacts from iPhone Backup

According to the statistics, contacts is one of the data most iPhone users easy to lose. The reasons of lost iPhone contacts are multiple, and also there are several ways to recover it. In this article, we will discuss how to extract contacts from iPhone backup.

This way can get back lost contacts on iOS 8 update, factory restore, deleted, jailbreak on iPhone 6, iPhone 5 and iPhone 4, 3GS series versions. For more about iPhone contact recovery, you also can watch this video guide.

Extract iPhone Contacts from iCloud Backup

If you have contact on your iCloud, then this way is the best choice for you. If you do not sure if you have enable iCloud Contacts sync, you can log on the check the Contacts option, search your contacts to check if it is still here.

If it is true, start to extract iPhone contacts from backup now.
1: Go to Settings -> iCloud on your iPhone
2: Turn off Contacts (if it’s not turned off already)
3: When the popup message comes up, press ‘Keep on My iPhone’
4: Now, turn ON the contacts again and tap “Merge”; wait for a while
5: After sometime, you should see the deleted contact back on your iPhone
6: In case this doesn’t work, all you do is delete your iCloud account (but keep all data) and then re-add the iCloud account by logging in with your Apple ID and password
7: Merge all data and wait for a while. After sometime, iCloud will have merged all

Extract contacts from iPhone backup files with iTunes Data Recovery

Unfortunately, your contacts do not in your iCloud.  But you have a good habit of syncing iPhone with iTunes from time to time. Congratulations, you can extract iPhone contacts easily with an iPhone backup extractor program. Here is a note: please don’t sync your iPhone with iTunes before recover your contacts, or the lost contacts will lose forever.

There are so many iPhone backup extractors on the internet, which should I choose? Here I recommend Tenorshare iTunes Data Recovery tool, not only this tool help to extract iPhone contacts from iTunes backup, but also extract other data as photos, note, and call history and so on. And I had to give it a couple of tries but it worked 100%.

Here are few words to show how to extract contacts from iPhone backup.
Firstly, download this program and install it on your pc.

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It is necessary to connect iPhone with computer, just launch this program, and check the backup files you need to extract contacts, click “Start Scan” to scan for the lost contacts.

Secondly, after the scanning completed, you can preview the contacts, select the contact you want to extract, and click “Recover”, then you will be asked to choose a saved path. In the end, all the contact will be recovered on the local PC.

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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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iPhone Call History Recovery-Several Basic Steps Help to Recover iPhone Call History

Question from Yahoo! Answers:
Some of my call history was deleted by mistake and I need some of the info for my business. Is there any way to recover call history from iPhone?

Don’t panic when encountering such thing. iPhone call history, including incoming calls, outgoing calls and missed calls can be recovered from iTunes backup or recover from iPhone itself. As long as you choose bread-and-butter iPhone data recovery program, you can recover deleted call history from iPhone quickly and simply.

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Tenorshare iPhone Data Recovery, support iPhone 5, 4S, 4, 3GS, is a practical tool for iPhone users to retrieve deleted call history. If you are Mac user, attention, all the iPhone data recovery program can help to recover data from iPhone iPhone 3 GS and iPhone 4, however, Tenorshare iPhone Data Recovery for Mac is the unique tool can perform iPhone 5, 4S data recovery.

Start here: Download iPhone Data Recovery

Follow these steps to recover call history iPhone
Step 1. Connect your iPhone with PC, and run the recovery software without opening iTunes or connecting it.
Step 2. Select your device name then click “Start Scan” to find all your call history on the iTunes backup file.
Step 3. When the scanning is over, files will be extracted from the iTunes backup file and displayed in categories including photos, videos, contacts, sms, call history and so on. You could choose the call history you want to get back and then click “Recover” to move on. Whatever files you want to recover is all up to you. It’s simple enough.
Step 4. At last, you need to set a target path to “Save” all your recovered stuff in the pop up window.

Note 1: This way not only for iPhone call history recovery, but to restore contacts on iPhone as well as photos, notes and so on.

Note 2: Backup history or other files is the best way to avoid iPhone data loss. You computer can backup your iPhone automatically every time you sync via iTunes if you enable backup services, and the iPhone call history is one part of the backup files, therefore, you can easily recover your iPhone history by using the backup data.

Learn more related tips like how to recover deleted contacts from iPhone, iPad data recovery, iPod data recovery and more on Any Data Recovery.