How to Recover Contacts from iPhone, iPad and iPod Files?
"Can anyone tell me how to recover deleted contacts from iPhone? I just lost my contacts on the iPhone. Those contacts are very important for me. Can any please help me in this?"
Actually, no matter you have backup or not, you can easily recover contacts from iPhone, iPod and iPad.
If you have backed-up data, you are able to recover all of our previously deleted files without any issues. You can use a utility – named iTunes Data Recovery to recover contacts from iPhone 5/4S/4, iPad 4/mini/3/2, iPod Touch 5/4 from iTunes backup. Of course, it supports text messages, photos, notes, and other files as well. If you are Mac users, turn to its Mac edition – iTunes Data Recovery for Mac.
What if you don't have backup file, you need to turn to another program – iPhone Data Recovery which enables you to recover contacts from iPhone, iPad and iPad without backup.
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Follow the steps below to learn how to retrieve deleted contacts from iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. It's really just that simple.
- Part I: How to Recover Contacts from iPhone, iPod and iPad from iTunes Backup?
- Part II: How to Recover Contact from iPhone, iPod and iPad without Backup?
1Step 1: Select the iPhone, iPad or iPod Backup File
Once you have installed the software, select your iOS device backup file on the main interface and start the scan by clicking "Start Scan".
2Step 2: Select Contacts that Need to Be Recovered
Then all the recoverable files are displayed, and you can preview them before recovery. The fact that you are able to view the files before recovering them was a big help, since there are some files you no longer need. Select the ones you need and click "Recover".
3Step 3: Save the Recovered Contacts from Backup
When a windows pops up, you need to navigate a folder to save the recovered contacts.
If you don't have backup file in hand, you can turn to iPhone Data Recovery to recover deleted, lost contacts from iPhone, iPod and iPad without backup.
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Step 1: Put iPhone, iPod or iPad into DFU Mode (For iPhone 4 and lower, iPad 1 and iPod Touch 4)
To get started, connect your device to the computer. If you're using iPhone 4s and higher, iPad 2 and higher, iPod Touch 5, just skip to Step 2.
And then put your device into the DFU mode according to the descriptions in 3 steps.
- 1. Hold your device and click "Start" button.
- 2. Press "Power" and "Home" buttons simultaneously for 10 seconds.
- 3. Release "Power" button, but keep holding "Home" for another 10 seconds until it reminds you have successfully enter DFU mode.
2Step 2: Start to Scan Lost Contacts from iPhone, iPad or iPod
Click "Start Scan" to start to scan your device for lost contacts.
3Step 3: Preview and Select Lost Contacts
After the scan, you can preview all found data before recovery. Choose "Contacts" to preview, select the ones you need to recover and click "Recover". And specify a location on your computer to save the recovered contacts. Then hold "Home" and "Power" button until the Apple logo appears to exit DFU mode.
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