How to Restore Contacts on Your iPhone

By Julia Roberts, Saturday, Oct 25, 2014

It makes me confused when I continually see facebook status updates/tweets/emails from friends and acquaintance broadcasting panicked message and asking everyone to send numbers to them. They are saying that "My iPhone has been lost/stolen/eaten by my pet dogs."

Losing iPhone contacts is actually a great excuse to ask everyone to send you their numbers. But how can you stand that then you need to input these countless numbers into your iPhone one by one? So for those of you who are still haven't figured out a better way, without further ado I will introduces a technology way for you.

360° US iPhone Data Recovery offers affordable and convenient data recovery solutions for you. With this iPhone contacts recovery, you can recover iPhone contacts from iTunes backup or iCloud backup, or directly recover contacts from iPhone 6s Plus/6s/6 Plus/6/5s/5c/5/4s/4/3GS. Next are three solutions to show you how to restore contacts on iPhone.

You can get a trial version download here and have a try under the instructions below.
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Solution 1: Restore Contacts from iPhone 6s Plus/6s/6 Plus/6/5s/5c/5/4s/4/3GS Directly
Solution 2: Restore iPhone Contacts via iTunes
Solution 3: Restore iPhone Contacts with iCloud

Solution 1: Restore Contacts from iPhone 6s Plus/6s/6 Plus/6/5s/5c/5/4s/4/3GS Directly

Step 1: Run the software and connect iPhone

First of all, download the iPhone Data Recovery and install it in your computer. Then, launch it and connect your iPhone to the computer.

Link the iPhone with Your PC

Step 2: Scan contacts on iPhone

Tap "Start Scan" button, the program will start to scan your iPhone for the missing contacts. The whole progress is decided by the amount of the data.

Scan the Deleted Data from iPhone

Step 3: Preview contacts from iPhone

After scanning, all your iPhone data, including the missing ones and the existing ones are listed in category. You can preview them one by one, contacts, videos, music, photos, text messages, calendars, bookmarks, notes, and so on, according to categories. You can also choose "Contacts" only to preview the specific content to save time.

Preview the Deleted Contacts of iPhone

Step 4: Recover contacts from iPhone

After marking down all you want in previewing, click "Recover" button at the right corner of the bottom to save them all on your computer with one click.


Solution 2: Restore iPhone Contacts via iTunes

Step 1: Choose "Recover from iTunes Backup File"

By using this way, you need to assure that you have backup your iPhone data before. Then choose "Recover from iTunes Backup File" on the left panel. Then all iTunes backup files will show up on your computer automatically.

Choose the Mode of iTunes Backup Recovery

Step 2: Scan the contacts of iTunes

Select the one you want in all iTunes backup files which have been found and click "Start Scan" button to extract it quickly.

Step 3: Preview contacts found in the scanning

By finishing scanning, lost data files will be shown orderly. You can choose "Contacts", preview them one by one, and select those contacts you want back at last. You can turn on the button "only display the deleted items" to refine the results.

Preview the Contacts from iTunes Backups

Step 4: Recover Contacts from iTunes

After marking all you want back, click "Recover" on the lower-right corner of the interface. And wait till the process ends.


Solution 3: Restore iPhone Contacts with iCloud

Step 1: Sign in iCloud

Launch the program and select "Recover from iCloud Backup File". Sign in iCloud with your Apple ID and password as required.

Sign in iCloud Account

Step 2: Download and export iCloud backup

You will see the backup files of your iCloud backup account automatically after entering the program. Choose any data you want to recover by clicking "Download" button on the right side of the table. The whole progress of download depends on the amount of your data.

Download the Backup by Your iCloud Account

Step 3: Scanning and Previewing

The software will scan the data in the backup automatically after downloading. Please click "Contacts" item to preview all lost contacts.

Scanning the iCloud Backup Files

Step 4: Recover deleted contacts

Proceed to "Recover" button to restore your iPhone contacts on your computer.

Restore Contacts from iCloud Backups

360° US iPhone Data Recovery is a rather practical, convenient and flexible program which can recover iPhone photos as well as messages, contacts, videos, etc. effectively. iCloud-based backup or iTunes-based backup is your cup of tea to restore the deleted contacts by running this software if you have the good habit to backup your iPhone at a routine. If not, you can also recover your contacts from iPhone directly. I believe you will find a suitable way to clear up your trouble.

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