How to Restore iPhone Contacts
It is really annoying that you lost all your iPhone contacts when you reset your iPhone or delete them unintentionally. You can't get in touch with the others as usual, doomed to be alone, finally you are trapped into endless grief. Losing your iPhone contacts, you will ruin your work as well as your life. You wonder whether there is a way to solve this hard case. I can definitely tell you "YES", there are two way to restore iPhone contacts.
The iPhone Data Recovery is a convenient and efficient device, which can scan your contacts quickly to recover it. One way is to recover the lost contacts directly; another way is to restore contacts from an iPhone backup, on the basis that you have used iTunes to manage your iPhone. Here I will tell you how to restore contacts from an iPhone backup step by step.
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Tutorials 1: How to Recover Contacts from iPhone Directly
Step 1. Connect your iPhone to the computerConnect your iPhone and run the program on your computer.
ⅰ.If you use iPhone 5 or iPhone 4S, you'll see the main window as follows.
ⅱ.If you use iPhone 4 or iPhone 3GS, the main window will appear as follows.
After connecting your iPhone to the computer, you need to get into the device's scanning mode before scanning. You can follow the steps below:
1) Hold your iPhone and click the "Start" button.
2) Pressing the "Power" and "Home" buttons simultaneously for 10 seconds.
3) After 10 seconds, release the "Power" button, but keep holding "Home" for another 15 seconds.
Step 2. Preview and recover iPhone contactsAfter 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 How to Recover Contacts from iPhone Directly, hope it can satisfy you. If not, you can get a rough idea of the second choice in the contents below: How to Recover Contacts from iPhone from Backup, it provides you an alternative method to Restore iPhone Contacts.
Tutorials 2: How to Recover Contacts from iPhone from Backup
Step 1. Scan the backup fileFirst, you should select your device type and recovery mode before you restore your iPhone contacts. Here we go, let's try with "Recover from iTunes backup file" mode.
If you only have one Apple device connected and synced with iTunes before, there would be only one device backup. Then let's go to "Start Scan", and move on.
Step 2. Choose to restore iPhone contactsAfter finishing the scanning, all the content in the previous backup file will be listed in order and separately. You can preview all of the content one by one. In order to retrieve contacts from iPhone, please check the box and click the "Recover" button to save it on your Mac.
Step 3. Transfer contacts to iPhoneSince the contacts exist on your Mac in a .vcf file. You only need to import it into the Apple or Window Address Mail, and then transfer it to your iPhone through iTunes. And then you have restored your contacts successfully.
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