Occasionally, people may delete contacts from their iPhone 5/4S accidentally. Is there any effective methods to recover deleted contacts on iPhone 5/4S? Here are two solutions.

So far, recovering deleted data from iPhone is just easy as a piece of cake. So, there is no need to be depressed when you delete contacts on your iPhone accidentally. Here, I would like to recommend a practical iPhone Contacts Recovery—iPhone Data Recovery to restore deleted iPhone contact.  This tool offers two main methods to recover lost or deleted iPhone contacts: one is to recover deleted contacts from iPhone 5/4S directly, and the other one is to extracting contacts from the iTunes backup. The article below will show you one by one.

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  • Part 1: How to Recover Deleted Contacts from iPhone 5/4S without Backup
  • Part 2: Restore iPhone Contacts by Extractring from iTunes Backup

Part 1: How to Recover Deleted Contacts from iPhone 5/4S without Backup

Currently, this iPhone Contacts Recovery can directly scan iPhone 5 and 4S to recover lost contacts directly, so, you do not need to worry about the deleted contacts if you did not backup them to iTunes or iCloud. With this tool, you can retrieve lost iPhone contacts smoothly. Here are the steps.

Step 1. Connect your iPhone 5/4S to the software

Firstly, download the proper version of iPhone Data Recovery and install it to your computer, run it. Connect your iPhone to the computer via a USB cable. Soon, the software will detect your iPhone and connect it.

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Step 2. Scan the iPhone

After your iPhone is connected to the software, hit Start Scan to scan the lost contacts on your iPhone. This process may take a short while for all data on your device will be scanned.

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Step 3. Preview and recover deleted contacts from iPhone 5/4S

After the scanning is completed, you will see all data found on your iPhone are categoried in the left panel. Now, you can go to the Contact folder to check the contacts, and preview them to find the ones you want to recover, and click Recover button at last to save the recovered contacts on your computer.

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Part 2: Restore iPhone Contacts by Extracting from iTunes Backup

iPhone Data Recover is able to extract files from iTunes backup, so, if you backup your contacts to iTunes before they were deleted, you can use this tool to restore them from iTunes backup.

Step 1. Select recovery mode

First, select Recover From iTunes Backup File mode after you ran this iPhone Contacts Recovery software. Then all the backups will be listed in the main interface.  Select the one you want to recover contacts from and hit Start Scan.
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Step 2. Preview and recover lost contacts from iTunes backup

After the scan, all data found in the backup will be listed in the left panel. Go to the Contacts folder to preview the detailed contacts, and mark the ones you need, hit Recover button at last to save the contacts to your computer.
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