3 Ways to Recover Deleted Call History/Logs on iPhone 6/6s/7/8/X/5s

Mistakenly delete call history on iPhone 6/6s/7/8/X/5s or lost call log after updating iPhone to iOS 12/11? Don’t worry! Read this post to learn how to recover deleted recent calls on iPhone.

By Joy Taylor | Posted on: Oct. 01, 2018, Last Updated: Oct. 30, 2018
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You know, iPhone call history contains all incoming calls, outgoing calls and missed calls on your phone, and they may reveal your privacy, even get you into troubles. Therefore, to protect the privacy, many iPhone users choose to delete call history regularly. This sounds great, and it does protect your privacy from spying.

However, deleting call logs from iPhone regularly also brings you some problems, like you just clear all of call logs from your iPhone, and then found that you forgot to check call history on iPhone and save some important call number to Contacts app. At this moment, a lot of questions come to your mind, like, can I see deleted calls on iPhone, how to recover deleted call history on iPhone, and how can I get them back to iPhone, etc.

Can You Recovery Deleted Call Logs on iPhone?

About how to see deleted call history, normally, Apple specialist will advise you to restore your iPhone that you had made with iTunes or iCloud before. If you haven’t made a backup before deleting recent calls from your iPhone, you will never get them back.

In fact, these words above are not completely true. Deleted items on iPhone won’t be erased from your iPhone database until they are overwritten by new added files. It means that we can find and retrieve them before their being overwritten. But how exactly?

It’s quite hard to do the recovering by yourself since you don’t know any programming to access system database to find the deleted call history. But fortunately, some top iPhone data recovery apps come to your hand to solve this problem. And below, we will recommend you one of them – PhoneRescue for iOS to recover deleted call history from your iPhone 4/4s/5/5s or iPhone 6/6s/SE/7/8/X/XS/XR, with 3 methods, and no matter whether you have backup or not.

Tool to Recover iPhone Call History – PhoneRescue

PhoneRescue for iOS is a professional data recovery tool, which provides you an easy, quick and safe way to help you recover up to 22 data types from iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, like contacts, messages, photos, notes, reminder, calendar, music, videos, voice memos, etc. And it also does great in iPhone call history/logs recovery, for example:

Then next we will show you 3 ways to get back deleted calls on iPhone with PhoneRescue for iOS: from iPhone directly, from iTunes backup and from iCloud backup. Let’s get it started!

We notice that you are reading this guide on your iPhone. You must wonder “Can I recover my deleted call logs on my iPhone directly, not on a computer?” Honestly, you had better not, and retrieving deleted items on iPhone directly is not recommended. Why?

As we have mentioned above, deleted data and files on iPhone can be recovered only when they are overwritten. However massive installation of a mobile data recovery app on iPhone would definitely lead to some deleted data being overwritten, and missing forever. So for much more possibility of success, we highly recommend you getting PhoneRescue for iOS now, stopping any operation on iPhone, and connecting it to PhoneRescue for iOS on your PC/Mac to recover deleted call history right away.

And now we are also pleased to offer you a $10 coupon. If you purchase PhoneRescue for iOS – single license now, you can enjoy $10 discount. And we also promise you “60 Days Money Back Guarantee”, if you fail to retrieve deleted iPhone call logs, you can ask a refund anytime. Buy Now >

Part 1: How to Recover Deleted Call History on iPhone Directly without Backup

If you haven’t made any iTunes or iCloud backup before deleting recent iPhone calls, you can follow us to find and see deleted calls on iPhone directly without any backup.

Step 1: Get PhoneRescue for iOS for your PC or Mac, install and run it on your computer, and then connect your iPhone to computer with its USB cable.

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Free Download

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Free Download * 100% Clean & Safe

Step 2: On the homepage of PhoneRescue for iOS, select Recover from iOS Device, and then click Right Arrow to scan your iPhone > Choose Recover from iOS Device and click Next button.

How to Recover Deleted Call History on iPhone without Backup - Step 2

How to Recover Deleted Call History on iPhone without Backup – Step 2

Step 3: Check Call History Only and click OK to scan your device.

How to Recover Deleted Call History on iPhone without Backup - Step 3

How to Recover Deleted Call History on iPhone without Backup – Step 3

Step 4: Select Call History > Select Only list deleted > Select contacts with call logs you want to recover > Select the call logs you want to restore > Click To iDevice to get deleted call history back to your iPhone’s app directly, or To Computer to download them on computer.

How to Recover Deleted Call History on iPhone without Backup - Step 4

How to Recover Deleted Call History on iPhone without Backup – Step 4

Finding deleted calls on iPhone is based on the premise that the deleted call history is not overwritten, or not only PhoneRescue for iOS but other iOS data recovery tool can help you get them back. After scanning your iPhone thoroughly, if you still can’t see the deleted calls on your iPhone, this means they have been overwritten. And at this moment, you can consider retrieving them from iTunes or iCloud backup with following tutorials.

Part 2: How to See Deleted Calls on iPhone from iTunes Backup

If you have made an iTunes backup in advance, and it contains the call history you want to retrieve, you can get them back by restoring from iTunes backup. But we know that iTunes restoring way does not support backup previewing, so how can you exactly know if it includes the items you want? Besides, iTunes only enables you to restore the whole backup to iPhone, and erase the existed data on iPhone. You cannot selectively choose single data type to get back and have to take the risk of some other important data being replaced.

But now, with PhoneRescue for iOS, you will never suffer from such annoying things. Because it is capable of iTunes backup previewing, and certain data recovering to your iPhone’s app or computer, without any data erasing and loss. Take the steps below to get back delete iPhone call logs from iTunes backup now.

Step 1: Get PhoneRescue for iOS on your computer (PC or Mac) firstly, install & run it.

Free Download

Free Download

* 100% Clean & Safe

Free Download * 100% Clean & Safe

Step 2: On the homepage of PhoneRescue for iOS, select Recover from iTunes Backup, and click Right Arrow to scan your computer for listing all iTunes backups.

How to See Deleted Calls on iPhone from iTunes Backup - Step 2

How to See Deleted Calls on iPhone from iTunes Backup – Step 2

Step 3: View the iTunes backups on your computer, and then select the backup contains the call history you want to get back, and click Right Arrow > Check Call History and click OK to scan the selected iTunes backup.

How to See Deleted Calls on iPhone from iTunes Backup - Step 3

How to See Deleted Calls on iPhone from iTunes Backup – Step 3

If your backup is encrypted, you need to enter your password to decrypt the backup. If you forgot it, you can recover it with iPhone backup password recovery.

Step 4: Select Call History > Select Only list deleted > Select the contacts with call history you want to retrieve > Preview deleted call history > Select call history you want to retrieve > Click To iDevice to get deleted call history back to your iPhone’s app directly, or To Computer to download them on computer.

How to See Deleted iPhone Calls from iTunes Backup - Step 4

How to See Deleted iPhone Calls from iTunes Backup – Step 4

Part 3: How to Recover Call History on iPhone from iCloud Backup

If you have made an iCloud backup, and it contains the deleted phone calls, you can get them back by restoring from iCloud. But we know that, just as same as iTunes restoring way, iCloud restoring does not support previewing backup, either. Besides, iCloud only enables you to restore the whole backup to iPhone, and erase the existed data on iPhone. You cannot selectively choose single data type to get back and have to take the risk of some other important data being replaced.

But now, with PhoneRescue for iOS, you will never suffer from such annoying things. Because it is capable of iCloud backup previewing, and certain data recovering to your iPhone’s app or computer, without any data erasing and loss. Take the steps below to get back delete iPhone call logs from iCloud backup now.

Step 1: Get PhoneRescue for iOS on your PC or Mac firstly, and then install & run it.

Free Download

Free Download

* 100% Clean & Safe

Free Download * 100% Clean & Safe

Step 2: On Homepage of PhoneRescue for iOS, select Recover from iCloud and then click Right Arrow to enter next step.

How to Recover Call History on iPhone from iCloud Backup - Step 2

How to Recover Call History on iPhone from iCloud Backup – Step 2

Step 3: Log in with your Apple ID and password.

How to Recover Call History on iPhone from iCloud Backup - Step 3

How to Recover Call History on iPhone from iCloud Backup – Step 3

Step 4: Select iCloud Backup.

How to Recover Call History on iPhone from iCloud Backup - Step 4

How to Recover Call History on iPhone from iCloud Backup – Step 4

Step 5: Select the backup with recent calls you want to retrieve, click the download button on the right > Check Call History only and click OK, then the backup will start to download.

How to Recover Call History on iPhone from iCloud Backup - Step 5

How to Recover Call History on iPhone from iCloud Backup – Step 5

Step 6: After downloading completes, select the one and click Right Arrow > Select Only list deleted > Select the contacts with call logs you want to restore > Preview deleted call history > Select call history you want to recover > Click To iDevice to get deleted call history back to your iPhone’s app directly, or To Computer to download them on computer.

How to Recover Call History on iPhone from iCloud Backup - Step 6

How to Recover Call History on iPhone from iCloud Backup – Step 6

Also Read: How to Recover Deleted iPhone Messages without Computer >

The Bottom Line

As you can see, no matter whether you have made an iTunes or iCloud backup in advance, PhoneRescue for iOS can help you see deleted calls on iPhone, even help you recover them. Absolutely, PhoneRescue for iOS also supports recovering other iOS contents, like Messages, Contacts, Photos, Notes, etc. Now get PhoneRescue for iOS for your computer and start recovering deleted iPhone calls.

Joy Taylor

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