For many people the contacts saved on their iPhone are very important to them, for instance, the contacts are like bread and butter for a businessman and he needs all the contacts to build a network that develop his business. It seems that there is nothing they can do if they deleted or lost all those contacts. However, there are actually solutions on iPhone Contacts Recovery.
How to Recover Deleted or Lost iPhone Contacts Directly
--Directly scan and recover contacts from iPhone 5S/5C/5/4S/4/3GS
If you didn't lose your iPhone, you can also use this way to recover your contacts. Connect your iPhone and run the iPhone/iPad/iPod Recovery program on your computer.
Ⅰ. For iPhone 5S/5C/5 or iPhone 4S users, you'll see the main window as follows.
Only a "Start Scan" button on the main window. After connecting your iPhone, you only need to click the "Start Scan" button to scan your iPhone. You'll see this scanning window immediately after clicking the "Start Scan" button.
|Connect your iPhone to PC/Mac|
|Enter DFU mode|
iPhone 5S/5C/5/4S users don't need to do this step. You only need to click "Start Scan" to directly scan your iPhone for deleted contacts on it.
For iPhone 4/3GS users, you need to follow the steps below to enter the device's scanning mode to scan it:
1) Hold your device and click the "Start" button.
2) Pressing the "Power" and "Home" buttons at the same time for exact 10 seconds.
3) Then release the "Power" button, but keep holding "Home" for another 15 seconds until you get the message of successfully entering.
Whatever the device you use, the program will automatically begin scanning your iPhone for lost contacts after you doing the steps accordingly.
|scan your iphone|
When the scan is finished, you can preview all found data before recovery. Choose "Contacts" to preview, mark it and click "Recover", you can save all the contents on your computer with one click.
|recover iphone data|
The data found here includes deleted data and those still on your iPhone. If you only want back your lost ones, you can refine the scan result by using the slide button on the top to only display the deleted items.
Note: If you want to import recovered contacts back to your iPhone, you can use iPhone/iPad/iPod Manage to do it in a few clicks.
Related use guide:
How to Recover Contacts from iPhone 5S