I inadvertently deleted all of my contacts on my iPhone. I synced those with iCloud so they disappeared everywhere. I thought I could restore from my iCloud backup. Any approaches on recovering these contacts? Thanks in advance!
It is really a temper-fraying issue for everybody to lose their contacts stored in iPhone. Once these important information including name, company, phone number, email of those contacts disappear, your normal life will be in a complete mess.
iFonebox provides three basic ways for those users to recover lost data from iPhone, that's to say, whatever data or files you have missed in your iPhone, like notes, messages, videos, voice memos, etc. you are capable to recover them with the powerful tool. Here I will specific introduce the way to extract contacts from iCloud backup. If you have entered iCloud before, the entire data of your iPhone are backed up in your iCloud automatically. It empowers you to take a scan and preview your backup data, so that you can choose the contacts that you want to retrieve from that backup. The following are some of its main features:
- It’s very easy to use and totally safe
- Three different working modes: recover from iOS device, recover from iTunes backup, recover from iCloud backup
- You can choose data to retrieve instead of restoring the whole backup all thanks to its preview function
- It works well with almost all kinds of iOS devices running different iOS versions, iPhone X and iOS 12 included
With the help of iFonebox, you are able to scan and retrieve your deleted/lost info from iPhone directly, if you never synced your device with iTunes or iCloud before. Before we start the instructions, you need to download the program to your computer. iFonebox has two available versions: Windows version and Mac version. Please make sure to install the right version for your computer. Once you have installed the program, next I will show you how to save contacts from iCloud backup.
Step one: Run iFonebox and enter your Apple ID
Run the program, then just click the “Recover from iCloud Backup” at the top right of the software. You’ll be asked to sign in with your Apple ID account and password correctly.
Step two: Download data from iCloud backup
After you have selected an iCloud backup to download, it will start the downloading process. You can select all to download.
Step three: Scan data
Click on “Contacts” icon to start scanning automatically. It will take some time, you should wait patiently.
Step four: Preview and download data
Now you can select the contacts you want and click “Recover to pc”, then the instruction is accomplished.