Quickly recover lost contacts from iP...

Quickly recover lost contacts from iPhone with or without backup

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Fremont, CA

#1 Jan 15, 2014
One day, you found some critical contacts disappeared on your iPhone; or you deleted the contacts by accident; and the deleted contacts on your iPhone were very important to you. At this time, you may just want to restore the lost/deleted contact on iPhone ASAP.

Generally, there are two common methods to restore the lost contact on iPhone, restore contacts from iTunes backup and restore contacts from iCloud backup

Here is a article introduce three methods to restore lost contacts on iPhone : http://ios-data-recover.com/methods-to-restor...

However the problem is the above 2 methods only work when you have backups, what to do if you don’t have backup? A third party tool is needed. Here I recommend Pavtube iOS Data Recovery which is a professional and easy to use data recovery tool. With it you can quickly recover the lost contacts on your iPhone in two modes, one is extract contacts from iTune backup , another is directly scan and retrieve contacts from iPhone.

How to recover contacts on iPhone without backup?

Pavtube iOS Data Recovery aims to help you recover lost or deleted data from iPhone with 3 steps. It supports iPhone 5/5S/5C/4S, etc. only a few clicks you can successful to recover your contacts on iPhone.

Step 1: Connect your iPhone to computer

Run Pavtube iOS Data Recovery; connect your iPhone to PC with USB cable. Then select "Recover from iOS Device" to start the iPhone contacts recovery job. You’ll see the window below.

Step 2: Start to scan your iPhone

Pavtube iOS Data Recovery scan your iPhone automatically ,after scanning finished, all the files include contacts, messages, call history, calendar , notes, Safari Bookmark stored on you iPhone will displayed in the windows.

Notes:the scanning time depends on the number of the files on your iPhone. So if there are lots of data on your iPhone, please wait patiently until the software finish the scanning task

Step 3: Preview the contacts and selectively to recover

In the scanning result, you can easily preview all data found on your iPhone .Click the categories of contacts on the top side of the window. You can preview all the details of them. you can check box “only display deleted items” to only display the deleted contacts, so that you can quickly find out the deleted files and selectively mark what you want to save them on your computer by clicking “recover”.

Tips: In order to avoid losing data from iPhone again, please backup your iPhone frequently.

Sources: http://ios-data-recover.com/methods-to-restor...

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Tucker, GA

#6 Mar 12, 2014
Thanks for sharing

Absecon, NJ

#9 Jun 10, 2014
If you have ever synced your iPhone with iTunes, you should be able to recover lost contacts from iPhone backup. Just connect your iPhone to computer and run iTunes. Then right-click the iPhone's name and choose "Restore from Backup".

If there is no backup, don't worry, you can make use of third party tool to recover lost contacts from iPhone directly. Connect your iPhone to PC and use Jihosoft Mobile Recovery for iOS to scan your iPhone and recover lost contacts.

Learn more details here: http://www.jihosoft.com/ios-recovery/iphone-c...

Fremont, CA

#12 Jul 18, 2014
For great majority of cell phone users no matter iPhone,iPad or iPod, data lost look like a disaster for them. Here we give you a hand. iPhone Data Recovery which is compatible to your iDevice. It works in almost every iDevice model. There are three choices for you: to do scanning directly from your iPhone, to undeleted lost data from iTunes backup file and to restore from iCloud backup.
As a professionl data recovery tool, iPhone Data Recovery is designed to undelete your iPhone data, including videos, photos, notes, bookmarks, call history, phone contacts, apps, address book, etc.
More specific? Sure! click the toturials below.

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Since: Aug 13

Taipei, Taiwan

#16 Jan 15, 2015
Tenorshare iPhone 6 Data Recovery for Mac can release you from data loss. It can definitely retrieve contacts, photos, text messages, WhatsApp messages and more on iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, whether you accidentally deleted files or lost data due to any other reasons.

More:http://www.tenorshare.com /products/iphone-6-data-recove ry-for-mac.html

Since: Dec 14

Aberystwyth, UK

#18 Feb 9, 2015
You can use a tool named iPhone Data Recovery from Tenorshare to recover the lost iPhone data. You can use it to recover the lost data directly from your iPhone. Here are detailed steps:

Step 1. Connect iPhone to PC & Select "Reccover Data from iOS Device"
First make sure your iPhone is switched on and connect it to PC with USB cable. Next launch iPhone Data Recovery on your PC. The program will detect your iPhone. You'll then get a pop-up window asking you to tap "Trust" on your iOS device to trust this computer.

Step 2. Start scanning iPhone for lost data
When the software detected your iPhone, it will show you the interface as follows. Click "Start Scan".

Step 3.Preview contacts, SMS, notes, photos, etc.
Now all scanned files are on the program listed according to category. You can choose to "Check all" or "Only display the deleted items" and then decide which to recover. To save time, you can just selectively recover those you need.

Also if you have backuped the data with your iTunes you can follow the steps below:

1. Run the software and choose "Recover Data from iTunes Backup Files". It will automatically detect all the iTunes backup files in your computer. Tap the backup you need and click "Start Scan" button on the program interface to scan your iPhone backup.

2. After scanning, the contents of your iPhone will be shown in categories in the left sidebar. Usually the scanning will take a few minutes or so. You can check to preview details of each category, check files you need and click on "Recover".

You can also restore the lost contacts from iCloud with the similar steps. If you haven't backuped them you'd better to choose recover directly from iOS Device to recover it.

Here is also a video guide for you:
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Birmingham, UK

#19 Apr 4, 2015
i accidently deleted some contacts on my iphone 4 recently, i did some quick research and found this helpful solution which recovered my data:


Los Angeles, CA

#20 Feb 18, 2016
Actually, there is no special way for you, the fastest way is using recovery tool. It is a professional program for iOS devices users getting back data from iPhone. With it, no matter whether you have backed up data before, you can recover lost data from iPhone via iTunes backup files, iCloud backup files and recover from iOS devices directly. What is more, the process is so easy to operate.

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