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 How to find lost iPhone contacts and recover it?

May 31, 2016 10:46 AM/Posted By Chann Ethan to iPhone Data Recovery

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  • The most troublesome thing to lose your iPhone and all your contacts gone. Without any contacts, you can't contact friends and families, and you will never know who'll get the iPhone and what the person will do with it. Ask all your family members for money, or make nuisance call to your friends? Either of them is actually bad. Consequently, first of all you have to do right after your iPhone lost or stolen is to get all of your contacts back.

    How to find lost iPhone contacts?
    Actually, once you sync your iPhone with iTunes or iCloud, it generates a backup file for your device, and it is a type of SQLitedb file. In general, you may not access or read it directly, however with a right iPhone data extractor tool, you are able to extract the content from the backup file, like your contacts.

    At this point, in order to find your lost iPhone contacts, first to look for an iPhone contacts extractor. If you have no choice, this is my recommendation: iPhone Data Recovery or iPhone Data Recovery for Mac - FoneLab, a highly effective program that permits you to definitely get back all you iPhone contents like contacts, SMS, photos, videos, call history, notes and calendar, regardless of for iPhone 11 Pro Max/11 Pro/11, iPhone XS/XS Max/XR/X / 8 Plus / 8 / 7 Plus / 7 / 6 Plus / 6 / SE or the other earlier versions of it.

    Download the right version below:


    Next, let's check how to find lost iPhone Contacts with step by step.

    Step 1. Install the FoneLab & select "Recover iOS Data"
    Launching the program on your PC, you will get the user interface as follow. Choose the "Recover from iOS Device". Upgrade your iTunes version to the latest one.

    Step 2. Extract Contacts from iTunes Backup or iCloud Backup
    Choose "Recover from iTunes backup file" mode and find the right backup file, choose it and click to "Scan" for lost contacts.
    Find Lost iPhone Contacts - extract backup file

    If you want to scan your iCloud Backup file, you need sign in your iCloud account, then select the backup file & download it to scan.
    Recover lost iPhone Contacts - sign iCloud

    Recover stone iPhone contacts - from iCloud

    Step 3. Recover lost or stolen iPhone contacts
    No matter you choose the recover lost iPhone contacts from iTunes backup or iCloud Backup, After the scan, proceed to the "Contacts" category on the sidebar on the program. You are able to preview all detailed contents of the contacts before recovery. Mark what you look for and click "Recover" to save all of them on your computer. Then you can manage them on your pc, or import them to your Apple Mail or other address book.
    Extract contacts from backup files - recover lost iPhone contacts

    Now, download the FoneLab and have a try for your lost iPhone contacts:


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