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.
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 1. Connect your iPhone 7 to the computer.
Step 2. Run iTunes and click iPhone 7 icon on the iTunes interface to access your iPhone manage interface.
Step 3. Choose Restore Backup on your device Summary page.
Step 4. Then choose your iPhone 7 backup by Data and Size, then start Restore.
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.
- Recover lost iPhone 7 contacts directly even without backup.
- Recover deleted contacts on iPhone 7 from iTunes or iCloud backup selectively.
- Save the recovered contacts to iPhone 7 or to computer.
- Also supports recovering messages, notes, call history, photos, Safari history/bookmarks, etc.
Now, you can follow the steps below to get your Phone 7 contacts back.
Step 1. Download PhoneRescue (choose Download for iOS) on your PC or Mac. Open it and connect your iPhone 7 to computer. Choose Recover from iOS Device and click on the arrow button.
How to Recover Lost iPhone 7 Contacts with PhoneRescue – Step 1
Step 2. Only select Contacts and click on OK to scan your iPhone 7.
How to Recover Lost iPhone 7 Contacts with PhoneRescue – Step 2
Step 3. Choose 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
Note: If you’ve 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 Recover from iCloud in Step 1.