How to Retrieve Deleted Contacts on iPhone 7 with or without Backup

If you delete some contacts from iPhone 7 with iOS 10 accidentally, you can get them back with the below tutorial.

By Joy Taylor | Posted on: Jan. 11, 2018, Last Updated: Nov. 29, 2018
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Have a try on this amazing iPhone 7 data recovery to retrieve deleted or lost data on iPhone 7. And then follow this guide to learn how to recover deleted contacts from iPhone 7.

Unexpected things happen to your iPhone 7, say, you may lose some important contacts by accident. It’s quite not a bad news for iOS users who have backed up their iPhone 7 to iTunes or iCloud in advance. As for users who haven’t made a backup, it’s not an easy thing to find the deleted contacts back. However, it’s difficult but not impossible. The good news is that there’s still a way to recover your deleted iPhone 7 contacts, you can read this guide to get two methods to retrieve lost iPhone 7 contacts with or without backup.

Method 1. How to Recover Contact from iPhone 7 (Plus) with Backup

Thankfully, you have backed up your iPhone to iTunes or iCloud in advance. That will make things easier. You just need to restore your backup from iTunes or iCloud backup. Notice that this method will replace all contents on your iPhone 7 with iTunes or iCloud backup contents.

If you want to restore from backup but don’t want to lose any data, you can read this article to get your lost contacts back without erasing. For people who have no any backup, don’t fret, you also have the chance to find your contacts back by referring to Method 2. Of course, if you persist restoring your iPhone 7 from iTunes or iCloud, you can follow the steps below to restore from iTunes. As for restoring from iCloud, you can read this article to make it.

Step 1Connect your iPhone 7 to the computer.

Step 2Run iTunes and click iPhone 7 icon on the iTunes interface to access your iPhone manage interface.

Step 3Choose Restore Backup on your device Summary page.

Step 4Then choose your iPhone 7 backup by Data and Size, then start Restore.

Recover Contact from iPhone 7 (Plus) from iTunes Backup

Recover Contact from iPhone 7 (Plus) from iTunes Backup

Method 2. How to Recover Contact from iPhone 7 (Plus) without Backup

To get back deleted or lost iOS data on iPhone 7(Plus) without backup, all we need is a comprehensive iOS data recovery – PhoneRescue for iOS, which is one of the best iPhone data recovery. There are many outstanding features of it, just check below.

Now, you can follow the steps below to get your Phone 7 contacts back.

Step 1Download PhoneRescue (choose Download for iOS) on your PC or Mac. Open it and connect your iPhone 7 to the computer. Choose Recover from iOS Device and click on the arrow button.

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How to Recover Lost iPhone 7 Contacts with PhoneRescue – Step 1

How to Recover Lost iPhone 7 Contacts with PhoneRescue – Step 1

Step 2Only select Contacts and click on OK to scan your iPhone 7.

How to Recover Lost iPhone 7 Contacts with PhoneRescue – Step 2

How to Recover Lost iPhone 7 Contacts with PhoneRescue – Step 2

Step 3Choose contacts and find the deleted contacts you want to recover. Click the recover to iPhone or recover to computer button.

How to Recover Lost iPhone 7 Contacts with PhoneRescue – Step 3

How to Recover Lost iPhone 7 Contacts with PhoneRescue – Step 3

If you have synced your iPhone 7 with iTunes or iCloud before losing your contacts, you can also recover your previous contacts by extracting them from iTunes or iCloud backup with PhoneRescue for iOS. Just choose Recover from iTunes Backup or from iCloud in Step 1.

The Bottom Line

With this top iPhone data recovery application, PhoneRescue for iOS, you can also retrieve messages, notes, photos, and more from iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. Why not download it to have a try?

Joy Taylor

Member of iMobie team as well as an Apple fan, love to help more users solve various types of iPhone related issues.