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How to Recover Deleted Contacts on iPhone 7/6S

Summary:If you deleted contacts from your iPhone 7, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6 accidentally, how can you restore contacts from iPhone on Windows computer or Macbook?This article teaches you 3 easy and quick ways to recover deleted contacts from iPhone.

We may occasionally lose contacts, sms and other data due to various reasons, such as, delete by careless; virus attack; iOS 9/iOS 10/iOS 10.3 upgrade or downgrade; restore iPhone to factory settings; jailbreak, etc. Just relax, a lot of iPhone mobile phone users think that they delete or lost the iPhone data can not be restored, so they anxiety because the data missing.I will tell you it isn’t right,we still have chance to recover contacts from iPhone 7/6S/6S Plus/6/6 Plus/5S/5/4S/4, please keep reading below.

However,how to recover deleted contacts from iPhone device? Don’t worry. Here we’ll cover a ways to help you recover deleted contacts from iPhone, read through each of them and choose the one that works best for you.
The best and fastest way to recover deleted contacts from iPhone is by using an iPhone Data Recovery which can help you directly scan and recover iPhone contacts without any backup files in a few minutes; restore iPhone phone numbers from iTunes or iCloud backup, if you have backed up your iPhone to iTunes or iCloud before.The iPhone Contacts Recovery not only allows you recover iPhone contacts including numbers, names, emails, job titles, companies, etc,but also supports retrieve deleted text messages, photos, videos, WhatsApp messages, notes, call logs,etc.Let’s show you the guide to extract and recover iPhone 7/6S/6S Plus/6/6 Plus/5S/5/4S/4 deleted contacts in three ways.

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Part 1: How to Recover Contacts on iPhone 7/6s Directly

Step 1.Connect Your iPhone 7/6s to Computer

First of all,please free download and run the iPhone Data Recovery program on your computer,then connect your iPhone 6s to computer via USB cable,then you’ll see the main window as follows. Simply click on the “Start Scan” button to get it scanned.

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Step 2.Select Files Type You Want to Recover from iPhone 7/6s

Select “Contacts” and click on “Start Scan” button to begin scanning your iPhone device for lost data.

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Step 2.Step 3: Preview and Recover iPhone Contacts without Backup

After the scan, you can preview all found data before recovery. If you only want to get those deleted contacts back,please choose “Contacts” to preview, mark it and click “Recover” button to save them on your computer easily.

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Tips:If you have ever synced iPhone device with iTunes before,you can select the seconed recovery mode to restore your iPhone contacts from iTunes backup,the program allow you to selectively recover contacts from the iTunes backup files easily,let’s learn the Part 2 recovery tutorial.

Part 2: How to Retrieve iPhone Contacts by Extracting iCloud Backup Files

Note:To prevent the backup file from being updated and replaced by the contacts on your iPhone now, please do not connect or sync your iPhone on iTunes after you lost your contacts.

Step 1.Choose “Recover from iTunes Backup File” and Scan the Backup File

Runt the program and select “Recover from iTunes Backup” recovery mode,there will be a list of backup files displayed,choose the one for your iPhone and click “Start Scan”.

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Step 2.Preview and Restore iPhone Contacts from iTunes Backup Files

The scan only takes you a few seconds. All the contents from the backup file will be displayed in details. You can read them all. Then check the box in front of any item you want, and click the Recover button.If you have a need, you also can mark message, photos, call history, notes and other data to get them back.

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Tips:If you have backed up your iPhone to iCloud before,you can selectively recovering iPhone Contacts from iCloud backup files by iPhone data recovery program,let’s learn how to recover iPhone contacts from iCloud.

Part 3:Recover iPhone Contacts by Extracting iCloud Backup Files

Step 1.Choose “Recover from iCloud Backup” and login in iCloud Account

After running the iPhone data recovery on computer,then choose “Recover from iCloud Backup Files” mode. Here you need to enter your iCloud account and password to sign in iCloud.

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Step 2.Step 2. Download and Scan Your iCloud Backup File

After logged into iCloud, the software will find all iCloud backup files and display as a list. You just need to select one backup that you want to access and click “Download” button. After that, choose contact option in the pop-up, click “Scan” button to extract your iCloud backup file.

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Step 3.Extract, Preview and Restore iPhone Contacts from iCloud

When the scanning is finish, the iPhone data recovery will download, extract and display all contacts from iCloud backup one by one, you can preview all of them, mark the one that you want to recover, save them to your computer or restore them back to iPhone by clicking the “Recover” button.

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Part 4: Recover Contacts By Re-downloading from iCloud(Delete Existing Contacts)

If you have made iCloud backup before, you can get back the lost contacts by re-downloading from iCloud. Here are the steps:

Step 1. On your iPhone 7/6S, launch “Settings” > “iCloud”. Toggle on the button next to “Contacts”. If the button is on, switch it off. You’ll be asked what to do with the exsiting contacts, choose the “Delete from My iPhone”.

Step 2. Turn on “Contacts” again. Tap on “Merge” on the pop-up window. The iCloud contacts will be re-downloaded to your iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus.

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You may lose the existing contacts after the process. So iPhone Data Recovery is a better option which will not change a simple thing on your iPhone 7/6s as well as recover deleted or lost photos, messages, music, videos, etc effectively.

Read more:
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