How to Recover Lost iPhone Contacts after iOS 10 Update

“Hi, Can someone help me please. I updated my iPhone 6s to iOS 10 last night and I lost all my contacts !!! Is there anything I can do to recover? Thank you in advance.”

If you find that your contacts have disappeared from your iPhone after updating to iOS 10? In fact, it is one of the most common problems you may encounter in every iOS update. In this post we will tell you some basic tips that you could have a try to recover the contacts you have lost after iOS 10 upgrade.

4 tips for the missing contacts on iPhone with iOS 10

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1. Check if your contacts are stored on iCloud by logging on the website iCloud.com. If all your contacts are there, try the tips below:

Unlock your iPhone, go to Settings> iCloud, check if the account that you connect is correct, and make sure you enable the “Contacts”.

If the option is enabled and you are connected with the correct account, you can try to enable the “Contact” again by the button go from gray to green. If it asks you to delete contacts on iPhone, laissez faire, it is because you backed up your contacts to iCloud.

2. Start or restart Forced be useful

You can try restarting your iPhone, or force a restart by pressing the Sleep/Wake button and the Home button, and hold down this button for at least 10 seconds until the Apple logo appears. This is useful for some users to recover missing contacts from iPhone after updating to iOS 10.

3. Restore your iPhone with iTunes/iCloud backup

Before restoring, you’d better make sure all your contacts are stored on the backup. If so, restore it. Or just extract the contacts from backup without deleting the content and settings on your iPhone.

4. Use a third party software to find lost contacts after iOS 10 upgrade

Sometimes, no backup available to recover your lost iPhone contacts after iOS 10 update, you can try an iPhone Data Recovery Software from Tenorshare. After downloading and installing this software, and connect your iPhone to the computer, you can easily use it to scan and recover deleted or lost contacts on your iPhone after iOS 10 upgrade.

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