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

Summary

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.

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August 29, 2016

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Have a try on this all-sided iPhone file recovery tool to get back deleted data on iPhone iPad, and then read this guide about how to retrieve deleted contacts on iPhone 5/5s/5c.

If you are working with an iPhone 6/6s or iPhone 7 instead of an iPhone 5/5s/5c, you can get them back in minutes by following this guide: How to Recover Deleted Contacts from iPhone >

 

If you have mistakenly deleted some contacts from your iPhone 5 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 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 Recover Deleted Contacts from iPhone 5

PhoneRescue, the #1 iOS & Android data recovery software, is made to help users retrieve deleted data without effort. PhoneRescue - iOS data recovery can help iPhone users recover contacts, notes, messagesphotos, reminders, calendars and more from iPhone 5/5s/5c as well as iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s. 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. It supports three recovering modes to help you get back deleted contacts on iPhone 5: Recover from an iOS Device, Recover from iTunes Backup, and Recover from iCloud (for backup before iOS 9).

Select the version of PhoneRescue you need and download it right now to get started on recovering deleted contacts on iPhone 5/5s/5c.

How to Retrieve Deleted Contacts on iPhone 5/5s/5c With No Backup

Step 1. Launch PhoneRescue on your computer. Connect your iPhone 5/5s/5c to the computer with a USB cable. Choose "Recover from an iOS Device" and click forward icon to scan deleted data.

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

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

Step 2. 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 2

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

Try it yourself right away!

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

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

Step 1. 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 computer.)

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 2. PhoneRescue 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 3. Click “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?

Notes

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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