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How to Recover Contacts from iPhone 5s/5c on iOS 8

Hi, I want to transfer the address book of an old phone to an iPhone 5s. SIM doesn’t work, as it's a standard one.
I've thought about sending each contact to the iPhone via SMS in the form of a Vcard. Does anyone know how to add the contents of the Vcard- the name and tel.no. - received by SMS to the iPhone 5s contacts?
Otherwise what would be the quickest way to input multiple contact details?
Thanks in advance.
When you are in confront of these issues, like deleted contacts of iPhone 5s by accident, or iPhone 5c got water damaged and lost all the important files, iPhone Data Recovery can release your trouble.
iPhone Data Recovery is a reliable and effective software to save deleted contacts of your iPhone 6/6 Plus/5s/5c. It works in two ways. One is recovering deleted contacts from your iPhone directly, another one is retrieving those data from iTunes backup files, which depends on the fact that you have made good and timely backup of your iPhone data.

Download the iPhone Contact Recovery to give it a shot!

Tutorials 1: Recover Deleted Contacts from iPhone 5s/5c Directly

Step 1. Connect your iPhone to the computer
Connect your iPhone 5s/5c and run the program on your computer. You'll see the main window as follows.


Step 2. Scan your iPhone
Next, you can scan your iPhone now. Simply click the "Start" button appearing on the window above. Then the program will begin scanning your iPhone 5s/5c as follows.


Step 3. Preview and recover iPhone contacts
After the scan, you can preview all found data before recovery. Choose Contacts to preview, mark it and click "Recover", you can save all the contents on your computer with one click.
Note: This is the whole steps of Recover Deleted Contacts from iPhone 5s/5c Directly, hope it can satisfy you. If not, you can get a rough idea of the second choice in the contents below: Recover Deleted Contacts from iTunes Backup Files, it provides you an alternative method to Restore Contacts of iPhone 5s/5c.

Tutorial 2: Recover Deleted Contacts from iTunes Backup Files

Step 1. Scan the backup file
No matter you just lost your iPhone or you still hold it in your hand, don't connect or sync it with iTunes after you lost your contacts, to prevent the backup file from being updated and replaced by the contacts on your iPhone now.
If you have synced different iDevices with iTunes before, there will be more than one backup files, after you click "Recover from iTunes Backup File" on the top of the primary window. Choose the one for your iPhone and click "Start Scan". Then move further.

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Step 2. Recover your iPhone contacts
The scan only takes you a few seconds. All the contents from the backup file will be displayed in details. You can read the content right now, no matter from the Contacts, but also from the Messages, Call History, Notes, and you also can preview the photos & videos contained on your iPhone.
To recover the contacts, check the box in front of the Contacts and click the "Recover" button, then you can save the content on your computer. You also can recover the other data, if you have a need.

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The contacts you find in the scan result contain those existing in the backup file and those deleted from your iPhone before you made the backup. Both of them have their own color. You can use the button on the top to separate them: Only display the deleted items.

Tutorial 3: Recover Deleted Contacts from iCloud Backup

Step 1.Install the program and sign your iCloud account
First of all, run the program and choose "Recover from iCloud Backup File", and sign in your iCloud account as it requires.

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Step 2.Download and export your iCloud backup
After entering the program, you are provided the backup files of your iCloud backup account automatically. Choose any data you want to recover by clicking "Download" button. The whole progress of downloading depends on the amount of your data.

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When it's complete, click the same button to start extracting, and you'll get a interface as below.
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Step 3.Preview and restore Contacts from iCloud
You can take a preview of the data you get after the scanning, such as contacts, photos, messages, notes, videos, etc. You can choose any data that you'd like to restore by ticking it.
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iPhone Data Recovery – a mighty recovery software designed for iDevice users to recover deleted contacts from iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, empowers you to recover deleted photos, text messages, contacts, notes, videos from your devices. Providing that you are in need of finding a suitable and practical software to help you recover photos, videos, contacts from your iPhone, iPhone Data Recovery is your final appeal beyond doubt.

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