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How to Recover Lost Contacts from iPhone After iOS 10/11 Update

How to Recover Lost Contacts from iPhone After iOS 10/11 Update

"Wow, iOS 11 is finally on the market."! I'm so excited! So I upgraded my mobile phone system to iOS 11 right away. But unfortunately, after upgrading iOS 11, I found that my contacts were gone. What should I do?" Ben asked.

Contacts are the bridge where we communicate with others. Contacts make communication between us more direct and more convenient. So Ben was furious when Ben knew he had lost his contact. He kept asking me how I could get my contacts back. This is the right question. To restore contacts from iPhone, he only needs iOS data recovery.Now, iOS 11 is not officially updated, you can update the experience version. Therefore, users who update to iOS 11 will still have to wait for some time.Restoring iOS 11 is the same as restoring iOS 10. You can refer to the recovery method of iOS 10.

How to Recover Lost Contacts from iPhone After iOS 10 Update

What makes me happy is that with the iOS 10 data recovery, Ben has recovered the contacts safely and quickly. In fact, iOS data recovery is a special data recovery software for iOS system, it can not only help us restore contacts, can restore the photos, video,audio, call records, recording, notes, music and so on.

At the same time, the iOS data recovery can help you recover any lost data in any situation. For example, because of careless deletion of lost data, lost data due to jailbreak, data loss due to root, data loss caused by system upgrades and so on.

If you need this kind of help, you can download iOS data recovery free of charge. There are two versions of win and MAC, which you can choose based on your computer's operating system.

   
How to Recover Lost Contacts from iPhone After iOS 10 Update:

Part 1. Recover Contact from iOS Device Directly

Step 1. Connect iOS Device with Computer

Launch dr.fone toolkit on your computer. Use the USB cable that comes with your iOS device to connect your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, to your computer. Click on "Data Recovery" and select "Recover from iOS Device" option.

Tips: Before running dr.fone, you're supposed to download the latest version of iTunes. To avoid the automatically sync, don't launch iTunes when running dr.fone toolkit. I suggest you disable the automatical syncing in iTunes beforehand: launch iTunes > Preferences > Devices, check “Prevent iPods, iPhones, and iPads from syncing automatically”.

 

Step 2. Scan Your Device for Lost Data on It

Simply click the "Start Scan" button to let this program scan your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to scan for deleted or lost data. The scanning g process may last a few minutes, depending on the amount of data on your device. During the scanning process, if you see that the data you're looking for is there, then you can click the "Pause" button to stop the process.

 

Step 3. Preview the Scanned Data

The scan will take you some time. Once it's completed, you can see a scan result generated by the program. Data both lost and existing on your device are displayed in categories. To filter out the deleted data on your iOS device, you can swipe the option "Only display the deleted items" to ON. By clicking the file type in the left side, you can preview the found data. And you can see there is a search box on the top right of the window. You can search for a specific file by typing a keyword in the search box.

 

Step 4. Recover Data from Your iPhone/iPad/iPod touch

When you find the data you need, just put the check mark in front of the box to select them. After then, click the "Recover" button at the bottom right of the window. By default, the recovered data will be saved to your computer. As for text messages, iMessage, contacts, or notes, when you click Recover, a pop-up will ask you to "Recover to Computer" or "Recover to Device". If you want to put these messages back to your iOS device, click "Recover to Device".

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Part 2. Recover Contact from iTunes Backup

Step 1. Choose Recovery Mode

Launch dr.fone and select "Recover from iTunes Backup File" from "Data Recovery" tool. After then, the iTunes backup recovery tool will detect all iTunes backup files on this computer and display them in the window. You can confirm which one is the one you need according to the date it has been created.

 

Step 2. Scan Data from iTunes Backup File

Choose the iTunes backup file that contains the data you want to recover and click "Start Scan". It will take a few minutes to extract all data from the iTunes backup file. Be patient.

 

Step 3. Preview and Recover Data from iTunes Backup

After a few seconds, all data in the backup file will be extracted and displayed in categories. You can preview them one by one before recovery. Then you can selectively mark and recover those you want by pressing the "Recover" button at the bottom. Now contacts, notes and messages can be directly recovered to your iOS device if you keep your iOS device connected with your computer via a USB cable during the recovery process.

Tips: you can see there is a search box in the result window. From there, you can type in the name of a file to search for it.

Part 3. Recover Contact from iCloud Backup

Step 1. Choose Recovery Mode

After running dr.fone toolkit, choose the recovery mode of "Recover from iCloud Backup Files" from "Data Recovery" on the dashboard. Then you'll see the window below. Enter your iCloud account and password to login. dr.fone takes your privacy seriously. We never keep a record of any your Apple account info or content at any time during your sessions.

 

Step 2. Download iCloud Backup File

When you logged into iCloud, the program can find all iCloud backup files in your account. Choose the one where you're going to recover data and click on the "Download" button.

And then in the pop-up, you can choose the type of files you would like to download. This will reduce the time of downloading the iCloud backup file. After that, you can scan the iCloud content now. Click on the "Scan" button to begin. It will take you some time. Just wait for a moment.

 

Step 3. Preview and Recover Data from iCloud Backup File

The scan will be complete in a few minutes. Once it stops, you can preview almost all data in your iCloud backup file, like contacts, messages, photos, and more. Check them one by one and tick the item you want. Then click on the "Recover to Computer" or "Recover to your device" button to save them on your computer or your device with one click.

Now contacts, messages and notes can be directly recovered to your iOS device if your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch is connected with your computer with a USB cable during the recovery process.

    

*Note: iPhone 8 is not available yet, all need to wait for some time. The device currently supported by this program has:
iPhone:iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone SE, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5, iPhone 4s, iPhone 4
iPad:All models of iPad Pro, iPad Air, iPad mini, and iPad
iPod:
iPod touch 5, iPod touch 4

In our daily life, the problem of losing data always happens. To avoid data loss, we should regularly store important data on our computer.

 

 



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