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