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!
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.