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How do you recover deleted iPhone contacts?
I updated my iPhone software, all my apps were saved on my iTunes and restored, but i have lost all my contacts. Is there a way i can find and recover them?
There are large numbers of reasons that you lost iPhone contacts. You can suffer from contact loss due to following reasons:
* Due to anonymous download of unrated backup applications
* Be careful while synchronization of iPhone with your PC or any other web application except iTunes
* Continuous rebooting of iPhone sometime cause loss of your precious contact
* Contact loss occur during upgrading iPhone software
* It also occur due to affection of virus
Don’t worry too much, restore lost contacts on iPhone is easily possible. When you sync your iPhone, a backup file is created by iTunes for that particular phone's name. And the backup file updates along with your sync every time. The backup data that is in a .sqlitedb file cannot be previewed or extracted without a third-party software. So it's helpless even you find the backup file. iPhone Data Recovery program enables to recover data directly from iPhone, including contacts, photos, videos, SMS, iMessages, call history, notes, reminders, voice memos, etc., as well as recover data from iTunes backup file.
Solution 1 Recover iPhone Contacts from iPhone Directly
If you lost your iPhone contacts without backup and have your iPhone in hands, you can use this way to regain your contacts.
Step 1. Connect your iPhone to the computer via the provided USB cable and run the iPhone Data Recovery.
Step 2. Enter your iPhone into DFU mode and start scanning
1. Hold your iPhone and click "Start" button.
2. Pressing "Power" and "Home" buttons simultaneously for 10 seconds.
3. After 10 seconds, release "Power" button, but keep holding "Home" for another 10 seconds until you get the message of successfully entering.
Then the software will automatically scan your iPhone for the lost contacts and other data.
Step 3. After the scan, choose "Contacts" to preview, check the ones you want to get back and hit on "Recover", you can save all the lost contacts on your computer with one click.
Solution 2 Perform iPhone Contacts Recovery with iTunes Backup
If you just have your iPhone lost or stolen, this way can still help you find the contacts back on your computer.
Step A: Download, install and launch the software, it shows backup files of your devices that you have ever synced before. Choose the one on which you lost your contacts, and begin to "Start Scan" to continue.
Step B: A few seconds of scanning, all the contents extracting from the backup file will be displayed in details. You can read the content one by one, select the contacts you want to recover and tap "Recover" button. Then you can save the lost deleted contacts on your computer.
Two methods above come into being through my practiced for some time. In the two practical ways, always one can help you to recover iPhone contacts.