How to Retrieve Deleted Contacts on iPhone 5/5s/5c

Just deleted some contacts on your iPhone 5 by mistake and want to recover them? In this detailed post, you will learn how to retrieve deleted contacts on your iPhone 5/5s/5c.

By iMobie | Posted on: Nov. 11, 2018, Last Updated: Nov. 29, 2018

If you have mistakenly deleted some contacts from your iPhone 5/5s/5c and want to recover them right now, you have come to the right place. Actually, when you deleted a contact, it is still stored in the device’s database until it is overwritten with new data. So once you find your contact is mistakenly deleted, you’d better recover them as soon as possible.

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The Tool We Use to Retrieve Deleted Contacts on iPhone 5s

PhoneRescue for iOS, the professional iOS data recovery software, is made to help users retrieve deleted data without effort. It can help iPhone users recover contacts, notes, messagesphotos, reminders, calendars and more other data from iPhone 5/5s/5c as well as iPhone 6/7/8/X/XS/XR. No matter you mistakenly deleted or accidentally lost the contacts due to iOS update, factory reset, or failed jailbreak, you can recover them with PhoneRescue for iOS. There are some wonderful features of it:

Now you can download PhoneResuce and follow us to find your deleted contacts back!

PhoneRescueiPhone Contacts Recovery

How to retrieve deleted contacts on iPhone 5/5s/5c? If you want to get your deleted contacts back, the best iPhone contacts recovery tool – PhoneRescue for iOS can help you make it. Now you can download it to have a try!

How to Retrieve Deleted Contacts on iPhone 5/5s/5c Without Backup

Step 1Download and launch PhoneRescue for iOS on your PC/Mac. Connect your iPhone 5/5s/5c to the computer with a USB cable. Choose “Recover from an iOS Device” and click the forward icon to scan deleted data.

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Retrieve Deleted Contacts on iPhone 5/5s/5c – Step 1

Retrieve Deleted Contacts on iPhone 5/5s/5c – Step 1

Step 2 Uncheck “Select All” > Only click the “Contacts” icon > Click “OK” button to continue the process.

Retrieve Deleted Contacts on iPhone 5/5s/5c – Step 2

Retrieve Deleted Contacts on iPhone 5/5s/5c – Step 2

Step 3 Click “Contacts” to preview the contacts and selectively restore to your iPhone, or you can extract them to your computer.

Retrieve Deleted Contacts on iPhone 5/5s/5c – Step 3

Retrieve Deleted Contacts on iPhone 5/5s/5c – Step 3

How to Recover Deleted Contacts on iPhone 5/5s/5c with iTunes Backup

Compared with restoring whole backup data from iTunes, recovering with PhoneRescue for iOS allows you to selectively choose contacts and preview the details contacts information, which largely shortens the recovery time.

Step 1Download and launch PhoneRescue for iOS on your Mac or PC > Choose “Recover from iTunes Backup” and go to next. (If you want to get lost contacts to your iOS device, please connect your device to the computer.)

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* 100% Clean & Safe

Free Download * 100% Clean & Safe

Recover Deleted Contacts on iPhone 5/5s/5c with iTunes Backup – Step 1

Recover Deleted Contacts on iPhone 5/5s/5c with iTunes Backup – Step 1

Step 2PhoneRescue for iOS will list all backups created on your computer. Select one of these backups and click forward icon to scan the backup.

Recover Deleted Contacts on iPhone 5/5s/5c with iTunes Backup – Step 2

Recover Deleted Contacts on iPhone 5/5s/5c with iTunes Backup – Step 2

Step 3Click “Contact” to preview all contacts on the backup, select your wanted items, and click “To iDevice” or “To Computer” to extract them from backup to your device.

Recover Deleted Contacts on iPhone 5/5s/5c with iTunes Backup – Step 3

Recover Deleted Contacts on iPhone 5/5s/5c with iTunes Backup – Step 3

Your deleted contacts on iPhone will be recovered in minutes and saved in formatted csv, vcf or vcard on your computer as you like. Have it a try yourself right now?

Losing important data on iPhone is a major pain. Although it’s a recoverable problem, it does emphasize the importance of regular backups, back up to a computer and back up to iCloud. Therefore, keep a habit of backing up regularly, and don’t let it happen again!

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iMobie

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