How to Recover Deleted Contacts on iPhone 8

It is so much inconvenient for users to lose their contacts, but this situation is unavoidable. So, people may wonder how to recover deleted contacts on iPhone 8. In this tutorial, we will share with you 3 useful and easy way to help you recover deleted contacts on iPhone 8.

By Bella Miller | Posted: Aug. 03, 2018, Last Updated: Aug. 03, 2018
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All my contacts are suddenly missing, more than 300 contacts. I just realized this when I went to Messages and saw people’s names had been replaced by their numbers instead. I have no numbers in Contacts anymore.

The most useful and major feature about iPhone is to contact with people. So the last thing people want to experience is losing contacts. But this is not an avoidable situation. Many reasons can cause you to lose your contacts. The water damaged, the factory resetting, the updating failure, the software conflicts, the iPhone lost or the accidental deletion, etc. Therefore, how to recover deleted contacts on iPhone 8? Here, we will introduce you 3 easy and quick way to recover deleted contacts from iPhone 8.

Recover Deleted Contacts from iPhone 8 via iTunes

If you lose your contacts on iPhone 8, what’s the first thing coming into your mind? Many Apple users tend to use iTunes to recover their deleted contacts from iPhone 8. Follow the steps to recover lost contacts from iPhone 8:

Step 1Connect your iPad to your computer with a USB cable > Wait for the iTunes pops up automatically, if you don’t have iTunes in your computer, please launch it first > Click “the iPad” button to continue.

Recover Deleted Contacts from iPhone 8 via iTunes – Step 1

Recover Deleted Contacts from iPhone 8 via iTunes – Step 1

Step 2Choose “Summary” > Click “Restore Backup…” > Wait for a moment to get your contacts back.

Recover Deleted Contacts from iPhone 8 via iTunes – Step 2

Recover Deleted Contacts from iPhone 8 via iTunes – Step 2

Recover Deleted Contacts from iPhone 8 via iCloud

Another way to recover lost contacts from iPhone 8 is with iCloud. Just follow the bellowing steps to get back you lost contacts from iPhone 8.

Part 1. Recover Contacts via iCloud on your iPhone 8

In fact, contacts are set to sync with your iCloud by default. Just follow the steps to recover deleted contacts on iPhone 8.

Step 1Go to Settings > “Your Name” > iCloud.

Step 2Turn Contacts off and then choose Keep on My iPhone.

Step 3Turn Contacts on and select Merge. Wait for a while and you will see the deleted contacts are back to your iPhone 8.

Part 2. Recover Contacts Using iCloud.com

You can also use iCloud.com to recover deleted contacts from iPhone 8. Follow the steps to get back your lost contacts.

Step 1Go to iCloud.com and sign in with your Apple ID and password.

Step 2Click Settings icon and scroll down to the Advanced section, then click Restore Contacts to proceed.

Step 3Available versions are listed, and you can choose the version you want to recover and click Restore. Wait until the recovery process is finished.

Recover Deleted Contacts from iPhone 8 without Backup

Recovering contacts via iTunes or iCloud requires you to have at least one available backup file. But most of the time, we just haven’t backed up yet and the contacts are lost. So how to recover deleted contacts from iPhone 8 without backup? Here, we will introduce to you a professional iPhone data recovery tool: PhoneRescue for iOS. With its help, you can easily recover deleted contacts from iPhone 8 without any backup. below are some extraordinary features about PhoneRescue for iOS:

Just free download PhoneRescue for iOS and follow the steps to recover deleted contacts from iPhone 8 without backup.

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Step 1Install and run PhoneRescue for iOS on your computer > Plug your iPhone 8 to your computer with a USB cable > Check “Recover from iOS Device” and click the arrow on the right to proceed.

Recover Deleted Contacts from iPhone 8 without Backup – Step 1

Recover Deleted Contacts from iPhone 8 without Backup – Step 1

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

Recover Deleted Contacts from iPhone 8 without Backup – Step 2

Recover Deleted Contacts from iPhone 8 without Backup – Step 2

Step 3Preview and select the contacts you want to recover > Click “To Device” button to get the contacts back to iPhone 8 directly, or click ”To Computer” button to recover them to your computer.

Recover Deleted Contacts from iPhone 8 without Backup – Step 3

Recover Deleted Contacts from iPhone 8 without Backup – Step 3

The Bottom Line

We have already offered you 3 useful and easy ways to recover deleted contacts from iPhone 8. If you think this article is helpful, you can share it, or if you still have any problem, just leave a message in the comments area, and we will reply to you as soon as possible. Also, you can use PhoneRescue for iOS to recover other deleted data from iPhone 8. Just give it a free trial!

Bella Miller

A senior editor, an Apple fan at iMobie Inc.. I love both dancing and helping users to solve iOS & Android related issues by writing various types of tutorials.

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