How to recover the lost iPhone Contacts?
The Contacts information is one of the most important parts of iPhone data. To a mobile phone, losing contacts means your connection with the outside world has been cut off. I believe this would drive most people crazy once being caught by this kind of thing. However, this is a situation we frequently meet with. In the process of upgrading, jail-breaking, or restoring factory settings, contacts information is very easy to get lost. Aiseesoft FoneLab provides you a perfect solution to this awkward problem. This article provides you two ways of recovering the lost contacts information with this data recovering software.
How to recover lost contacts from iOS devices directly?
1. Download and install
Download Aiseesoft FoneLab and install it on your computer.
2. Launch and register
Launch the program. The first time you launch it, you are required to register. Enter the Email address and the registration code you receive to complete the registration.
3. Connect device to the computer
Connect your iOS device to the computer and enter the scanning mode.
4. Scan and select the lost contacts
After scanning, all the files in your device will show up. Find the contacts you want to recover by checking Contacts in the left side bar. To make sure you have selected the right file, double click the thumbnail to enlarge it.
5. Start to convert
Click "…" button to select a file folder to save the recovered file. Click Recover to start the recovery immediately.
Tip: Check "Only display deleted item" and only the deleted or lost file will be shown to you. This helps you quickly find the lost file.
How to recover lost contacts from iTunes Backup?
1. Download, install and register following the above instruction.
2. Choose the right mode
Click Recover from iTunes Backup File. If your device has been synchronized or backed up with iTunes, it will be in the list.
3. Select the contacts to recover
Check the iOS device or iTunes backup file and start to scan. After scanning, all files will show up. Select the required contacts' information under Contacts category in the left side bar.
4. Start to recover
Click the "…" button and select the destination where you want to save the recovered file. Click Recover button to start the recovery.
1. Make sure that your iTunes is 10.5 or above.
2. To avoid data being overwritten, please do not start iTunes or sync files when running this software.
3. Backed up files with lock icon means that they are encrypted backup which cannot be recovered by the current version.