How to Recover Deleted Contacts on iPhone without Backup File

By | 6th October 2016

For every iPhone user, the thing you don’t want to happen most is losing data on iPhone, especially contacts. Contacts are really important for iPhone users, you can even make a phone call or send messages/email if you don’t have contacts. If you accidentally delete or lose contacts on iPhone, how to get back them? In this article, I will show you

If you accidentally delete or lose contacts on iPhone, how to get back them? In this article, I will show you how to recover deleted contacts on iPhone without backup file. We will use iPhone Data Recovery software in this article. It can scan your iPhone and find the deleted contacts on iPhone easily for you.

Tips: When you find you lose contacts on iPhone, stop using it. Because the new data will overwrite the space where saved your deleted contacts and other data on your iPhone.

What you need:

  1. Computer (Both Windows and Mac are OK)
  2. iPhone with USB cable
  3. iPhone Data Recovery software

Step 1. Connect and Scan iPhone


Free download, install and run this recovery software on your computer. You will see the main interface. There are 3 options on the main interface. You can recover deleted iPhone contacts from iPhone directly and also from iTunes and iCloud backup files. Connect your iPhone to your computer via USB cable. The software will detect the connection and load your iPhone to its interface.

Click “Start Scan” button. The software will scan and analyse your iPhone deeply. It will find all the deleted data, including contacts, photos, videos, messages, notes, Whatsapp messages, reminders, calendars, call history and other data on your iPhone.

After scanning, it will list all the data on the interface. You can easily find and preview the data you would like to recover. The scanning process will take some time. The more data you have in your iPhone, the longer it will take to scan your iPhone. So please wait patiently.

Step 2. Recover Deleted Contacts on iPhone




On the left side of the interface, you will see a data menu. Here lists all the data you can recover from your iPhone. Go to the “Contacts” section, you will find all the contacts on your iPhone. The deleted contacts will be in red. So it is really easy for you to find the deleted contacts and preview the details.

You can check the name, phone number, job title, email address and other data you had on your iPhone before. Select all the contacts you want to recover from iPhone and click “Recover” button. The software will recover deleted contacts from iPhone.

That’s all. You can see it is really easy to recover deleted contacts from iPhone with iPhone Data Recovery software. It can not only recover deleted contacts but also recover deleted text messages, videos, photos, notes, calendars, reminders, Whatsapp messages, voice memos and other data from iPhone.

If you have iPhone backup file but you don’t want to restore the whole iPhone with it, you can use this software to scan your iPhone backup file and restore contacts from iCloud or iTunes backup files

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