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How to restore missing iPhone WhatsApp contacts quickly

Many user face to iPhone WhatsApp contacts missing in different situations. In daily using, user may find their WhatsApp contacts lost when they update iOS, do factory resetting. And device crash also can make all of data in your iPhone lost. Even some user can’t get back iPhone WhatsApp contacts after reinstalling WhatsApp.

Quick ways for iPhone Missing WhatsApp contacts recovery

To restore lost iPhone WhatsApp contacs, generally there are two guides can help you.

1.Follow the tutorial from official providing

When you lost any WhatsApp data from iPhone and search recovery ways on the Internet, you can see the official tutorial will come to first. It is convenient way to restore lost WhatsApp contacts from iPhone via reinstalling app. WhatsApp will back up your contacts, chat messages and media files for 7 days in cloud server. As long as you do restoring when this app resinstall to your iPhone, they will be back to your phone. Besides, iPhone can use iCloud to get back lost WhatsApp contacts, as long as you have enabled WhatsApp syncing in iCound of iPhone Settings.


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When you have no backup, professional tool for WhatsApp data recovery can help you

However, as I said at the beginnning, some user found that although they reinstall whatsApp in their iPhone, contacts and chat messages still can’t be restored. In this case, I am afraid that it is necessary to use the 3rd-party recovery program to get back lost iPhone WhatsApp data.

Tenorshare iPhone Data Recovery is a professional program to recover data including contacts, text messages, photos, videos, call history, Facebook messages, and WhatsApp data from iPhone 6/6 Plus/5S/5C.

How to recover iPhone Lost Contacts after Downgrade iOS 7 to iOS 6?

Too annoying! I thought it is enough bad luck to lost iPhone contacts after iOS 7 update. And I have to collect my friends and relatives contacts again. Two weeks later, I think the iOS 7 Operating system is very uncomfortable to used for me.Moreover, the iOS 7 itself has a lot of bugs, although it’s designed, innovative, I still prefer to use iOS 6, so I downgrade iOS 6 to iOS 7 version, but I downgrade my iPhone 5 to iOS 6, my all iPhone Contacts are lost again! I want to know how to recover lost contacts from my iPhone 5 after downgrade to iOS6?

Er, it’s getting really annoying. Most of my friends have suffered such agony. iOS 7 is just a beta version and it is not be stable enough as iOS 6 for users to have a comfortable experience so that they downgrade iOS 7 to iOS 6 and lost not only contacts, but photos, sms, notes and more files. Well, things have terrible enough, let’s us to find a quick and simple way to solve lost contacts after downgrade iOS 7 to iOS 6.

The whole process is extremely easy if you choose iPhone Data Recovery to get back lost contacts. No need to get back lost contacts by asking people on facebook, MSM or from friends one by one, you can restore lost contacts on iPhone for one time! Then how to do? Check the details given below.

You have synced iPhone with iTunes before downgrade iOS? –>Go

Firstly, free download iPhone Data Recovery program and install it in on your computer.
Step-1: Launch this program and you can see two recovery modes in the interface: “Recover Data from iOS Device” and “Recover Data from iTunes Backup”, choose “Recover Data from iTunes Backup” as recovery mode.
Step-2: Then you can see all the backups you made in the computer will be listed. Check the one need to restore contacts and click “Start Scan”.
Step-3: The scanning time depend on how many files on the backup, generally speaking, no more than 3 minutes. After the scanning completed, you can preview not only contacts, but other files as photos, sms on the windows. In the end, select contacts and hit “Recover” to finish the recovery.

Oh, no backup before lost contacts on iPhone! –>Go

Recovery mode “Recover Data from iOS Device” is especially for the iPhone users who haven’t made a backup.
# Connect your iPhone with computer and launch iPhone recovery tool, enter recover data from iOS device recovery mode.
# This program will scan iPhone 5 & iPhone 4S directly, and if you are iPhone 4 users, enter DFU mode to scan for lost contacts by following the tips below:
1.    Click “Start” on the interface of the software and then press “Home” and “Power” button on your iPhone at the same time.
2.    Hold both of them for about 10 seconds. Then release “Power” and keep pressing “Home” for another 10 seconds.
Then you will be informed you have entered recovery mode, and this tool begin to scan.
# Preview all the files after scanning. Then select the contacts you want to recover click “Recover”, and all the lost contacts will be saved on your computer.

The ways above also help to restore contacts after iOS 7 update. I have listed exhaustive number of solutions, hoping that at least one of them fixes the lost contacts or the files after downgrade iOS 7 to iOS 6 issues.

PS: Feel iOS 7 not as perfect as imagine and want to downgrade iOS? Check out “How to Downgrade iOS 7 Beta back to iOS 6

Further reading: How to recover iPhone contacts lost after iOS 8 upgrade

How to restore Contacts after iPhone Upgrade to iOS 7

The last major iOS 6 update for Apple’s mobile devices was mostly hit, because Apple has launched the all-new iOS 7, featuring a radically overhauled interface, new Control Center, transparent animations and more. The new system will be available for the iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, the iPad 2, iPad third and fourth generation, the iPad mini and the iPod touch fifth generation, likely due to some of the more powerful needs of the new OS.

However, if after updating to iOS 7, I lost all of my contacts.  Is there any way to get them back?

No matter you lost contacts on iPhone after upgrade to iOS 7 on your iPhone or iPad, the below methods I introduced all can help to recover lost contacts on iPhone.

It is easy to lost iPhone contacts, photos, text messages and other files after updating to the new iOS, and iPhone Data Recovery program comes to you and help to recover lost data in a simple way. It can recover contacts from your iPhone 5/4S/4/3GS without iTunes backup and also help to recover your deleted or lost contacts from iTunes backup if your iPhone isn’t in hand. If you don’t want to lose contacts, you can transfer iPhone contacts before upgrade iOS. Now, let’s check the detail steps on two recovery modes.

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recover iPhone contacts after updating to iOS 7

Mode 1: Recover contacts from iPhone without backup

Step-1: Free to download iPhone Data Recovery and install it on your local computer. Then connect your iPhone with the computer and launch this program.
Step-2: Select “Recover Data from iOS Device”. If you are not iPhone 5 or iPhone 4S users, then following below steps to get iPhone into DFU mode:
1) Hold your device and click “Start” in the pop-up window.
2) Hold both “Power” and “Home” buttons for 10 seconds.
3) Release the “Power” button but not the “Home” button after 10 seconds. Release “Home” button after another 10 seconds. Then you’ll be told that you’ve successfully entered DFU mode.
Now wait when iPhone Data Recovery is automatically scanning your iPhone for lost or deleted contacts.
Step-3: After the scanning, you can preview the lost contacts on iPhone. Check “Contacts” in the list of scanning results on the left. Choose those you’d like to get back and click “Recover” to restore them on your computer.

Mode 2: Perform iPhone contact recovery from iTunes Backup

First step: Run the program on your computer, choose “Recover Data from iTunes Backup” recovery mode and all the iPhone backup files in your computer will be displayed. Choose the backup file of your iPhone and click “Start Scan”. Then you just need to wait for the scanning results.
Second step: Select “Contacts” in the lists of scanning results. Now you can preview the deleted or lost contacts and make your choice to recover whatever you want, by simply checking and clicking “Recover” button.

With the steps above, you can get back iPhone contacts after updating to iOS 7 easily. Come on, give it a try!

iPhone contacts loss during iOS upgrade problems still haven’t been solved on the iOS 8, if you lost contacts on iOS 8 update, please click here for the solutions.

Last Modified: Nov 12, 2014