How to recover lost or deleted iPhone Contacts
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Recover lost or deleted iPhone Contacts
Mistakenly delete an important contact when preview it? Lost Contacts after updating iOS version? Did a factory setting to your iPhone when it crashed which caused you lost all the Contacts in it? If you find yourself in such a situation, don't worry, iFonebox could provide you two ways to recover deleted and lost iPhone Contacts.

Stop using your iPhone at the right moment when you are aware of losing Contacts in it, for a better chance of recovery. Follow below steps to get back lost Contacts either directly from iPhone 3GS/4/4S/5/5C/5S/6/6 Plus.

Free download the trial version of iFonebox and get started the iPhone contacts recovery work. Both Mac and Windows versions are absolutely safe and reliable.

Directly scan and recover from iPhone


Step 1. Contact iPhone and scan it

Contact your iPhone and launch iFonebox on your computer. Then you will see the main interface as follows. Simply click "Recover from iOS Device" to start the scanning. The scanning time will depends on the number of the database in your iPhone, if there is large data in your iPhone, just wait patiently for the finish of the scanning.
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Step 2. Preview and Recover iPhone Contacts

When scanning is finished, all the data in your iPhone will be displayed in the interface one by one, you can preview all found data before recovery. Choose "Contacts" to preview, mark these you need and click "Recover" to restore them on your computer.
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Tip: If you want to get your deleted Contacts directly back to your device, iFonebox could meet your demands, just choose these Contacts you need and click the "Transfer all selected to device" button to transfer recovered Contacts to device.
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Recover iPhone Contacts from iTunes Backup


If you want to recover your lost Contacts from iTunes backup, you need to have your iPhone synced with iTunes before you deleted the Contacts.

Step 1. Choose Recovery Mode

Install and run iFonebox on your computer, launch it and you will get the interface as follows. Choose "Recover from iTunes Backup" as the recovery mode.
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Step 2. Choose iTunes Backup

Then the software will ask you to choose the iTunes backup, only if you have sync your device to your computer, the backup will be displayed on the interface. You can select the one for your iPhone and click "Start Scan" to begin analyzing your iPhone backup.
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Step 3. Preview and Recover iPhone Contacts from iTunes Backup

When the scanning is over, the backup files will be extracted include Photos, Videos, Calendar, Contacts, SMS, Notes, Call history etc. Just move your mouse to "Contacts", preview them one by one and tick off those contacts which you want to extract and click "Recover" button to save them on your computer with ease.
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Tip: iFonebox also supports to recover your iTunes Backup Contacts directly back to your iPhone. Still click "Transfer all selected to device" button and just wait a few seconds, then you could preview these Contacts in your iPhone as you like.
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How to recover lost or deleted iPhone Contacts
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