Some people wrote to me for help and I extracted one example here for you:"I need help. After I updated my new iPhone 6s to the iOS 9.1, contacts are just gone. But other data like notes are there. I don't know what I did wrong. I searched them in the spotlight, they are there. But I just cannot access them. Can you help me to retrieve those lost contacts from iPhone 6s? " So do you have the same problem here? It is quite common when update to a new iOS running system, data like messages, contacts, notes, photos will disappear.
When the data loss problem occurs to you, don't feel panic or upset, for we do have methods to help you retrieve lost contacts from your iPhone 6s after iOS 9.1 update. Just keeping reading here and you will get a solution to fix this contacts loss problem. Here we go.
In order to retrieve lost contacts from iPhone 6s after updated to iOS 9.1, I think you have three choices: recover lost contacts from your iPhone 6s directly, retrieve lost contacts from iTunes backup selectively, retrieve lost contacts from iCloud backup separately. But all the three methods need to be done with the help from iFonebox, which is a professional iOS data recovery software to recover deleted data like contacts, notes, messages, WeChat messages, etc, from iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch. Plus, if you have an iTunes or iCloud backup for lost contacts, you also can access those backup file and selectively restore lost contacts from backup files, which are the main difference compared with iCloud & iTunes restoring. One more thing, iFonebox is able to retrieve lost contacts back to your iPhone 6s directly, pretty cool.
Definitely, let's go to download and install iFonebox firstly. Two versions are accessible: Windows version and Mac version.
How to retrieve lost contacts from iPhone 6s after iOS 9.1 update?
After installation of iFonebox, now you can use it to get back your iPhone lost contacts. Here, I will mainly show you retrieve lost contacts from iPhone 6s directly. Take iFonebox for Windows as example.
Step 1. Launch iFonebox. Choose "Recover from iOS Device" mode. Please connect your iPhone 6s to the computer so as to scan and recover lost contacts back to it. Click "Start" to begin the analyzing process.
Step 2. Scan contacts from iPhone 6s. Click on Contacts to start the scanning.
Step 3. Preview and select lost contacts to recover. Now, you can choose those lost contacts and then, click "Recover to Device" button to transfer all found contacts back to your iPhone 6s.
- If you have an iTunes or iCloud backup for your lost contacts, as mentioned above, you can also choose Recover from iTunes Backup or Recover from iCloud Backup mode to get back your iPhone 6s lost contacts.
- After you retrieve your iPhone 6s lost contacts, you can also edit the contacts and then, save the modified contact to your iPhone 6s.
In short, it is quite convenient to use iFonebox to retrieve lost contacts from iPhone 6s after iOS 9.1 update, isn't it?