I just merged my iPhone with the iCloud and lost many of my contacts. Can I get them back? iPhone 5s, iOS 9.2.1, iCloud
It is quite clear that the question here is how to recover lost contacts when merged with iCloud. Generally speaking, in a family, we will share the same Apple ID so as to share the same contacts among iPhones. Thus it is quite simple to lose those contacts when merge with iCloud. So how to retrieving missing contacts from iPhone after merging with iCloud? Don't worry. There are still methods to get back those lost contacts from iPhone. Keep reading.
When it comes to iPhone contacts data recovery issue, what you need is the help from iFonebox, which is a professional iPhone data recovery tool to help you recover deleted text messages, contacts ( contact pictures included), notes, wechat messages, whatsapp messages, etc, from iPhone or iPad directly. Of course, if you have an iTunes or iCloud backup for those lost data, iFonebox is your best choice to restore lost data from backup selectively, without wiping any data on your iPhone. Plus, under the help from iFonebox, you can transfer recovered contacts back to your iPhone directly. So cool. Next, I will shared detailed steps to recover lost contacts from iPhone due to merging with iCloud.
But before that, it is necessary to download and install iFonebox on your computer. There are two versions accessible: Windows version and Mac version.
How to recover lost contacts from iPhone when merged with iCloud?
Launch iFonebox. Choose Recover from iOS Device mode. Please connect your iPhone to the computer with USB cable so as to scan and retrieve lost contacts back to your iPhone directly. Just click Start button to begin.
Scan contacts from iPhone. Now you can click on Contacts item to start the automatic scanning and analysis process.
Preview and choose lost contacts from iPhone. After scanning, you have the chance to select lost contacts and then, click Recover to Device button to transfer all found contacts back to your iPhone again.
In a word, it is quite convenient to get back lost contacts from iPhone after merging with iCloud via iFonebox. Also, if you have an iTunes or iCloud backup for those lost contacts, you can recover them from backup selectively within the help from iFonebox.