How to Recover Contacts from iPhone 5/4S/4/3GS?

If you have ever synced your iPhone with iTunes, there must be the iTunes backup files for your iPhone that allows you to extract and recover iPhone files from iTunes with help of third-party software. In this way, you can recover data for your iPhone even your device is lost, damaged or just inaccessible.

Here in this post, we will describe how to use iTunes Data Recovery to recover contacts from iPhone by extracting iTunes backup files. In addition to lost or deleted contacts, it can also help you retrieve deleted photos, voice memos, Safari bookmarks, messages, calendars, camera rolls and more from iPhone.

Download the free trial version below to take a try.

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Note: Let's check the guide below with the Windows version of iTunes Data Recovery. If you are a Mac owner, you can get the iTunes Data Recovery for Mac to undelete iPhone contacts on Mac.

Extract iTunes Backup to Restore iPhone Contacts (without iPhone)

Step 1. Scan iTunes Backup Files
Don't connect your iPhone with iTunes after you lost your iPhone data, to prevent the backup files from being updated. Launch the iTunes Data Recovery on your computer and choose the "Recover from iTunes Backup File".

There will be more than one backup file if you have synced multiple iDevices with iTunes before. Just choose the iTunes backup of your iPhone and click "Start Scan" to continue.

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Step 2. Retrieve Deleted contacts on iPhone
All the contents from the backup file will be displayed after the quick scan. Check the box in front of the Contacts and click the "Recover" button to save them to your PC. You can also recover other data, such as camera roll, photos, messages, call history, notes and more.

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Done! Never worry about data loss on your iPhone any more after you have iTunes Data Recovery installed on your computer. All iPhone models are supported. Download it right now!

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