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How to Recover Deleted Contacts from Your iPhone on Mac OS X/Windows

Since iPhone 5 becomes more advanced yet easy to use, it is favored by a lot of iFans. More and more people own an iPhone 5. Once by chance, I saw an iPhone 5 user asked a question “How can I restore deleted iphone 5 contacts? I know how to recover photos so there must be a way! I can’t restore data from a previous backup file because I never backed up my iPhone 5 on iTunes. Is there any software that I can download or buy to recover contacts from my iPhone 5?”

Absolutely! With iPhone Data Recovery, all the problems can be solved easily. I believe that there are many other iPhone 5 users encounter this same question. So I will give you the step-by-step guide to introduce the solution. At this point, I must illustrate that iPhone Data Recovery can also recover contacts from iTunes backup file. So if your iPhone 5 is lost or broken, read on, it can help you out as well.

As an iPhone 5 user, we have no excuse not to know about the iTunes. It will sync your iPhone files every time you plug your iPhone 5 into your PC as long as you didn’t disable the automatic sync option in iTunes. So if you want to recover contacts from iPhone backup file, please don’t rewrite the iTunes backup with your recent iPhone contacts. Or else the recent iPhone contacts will cover the previous contact list, what you get in the iTunes backup are the contacts which on your iPhone at present.

And every time you have an iTunes backup file, the computer will save it for you on the computer disk. Where is it? If interested, follow the path below to see it.

Windows 8/7/Vista: C:Users(username)AppDataRoamingApple ComputerMobileSyncBackup
Windows XP and lower version: C:Documents and SettingsAdministratorApplication DataApple ComputerMobileSyncBackup

As Apple’s iPhone has become a sought-after handset worldwide, one of most common things that can happen while using the smartphone is that you may lose your contact details by accidental. Jailbreak, iOS upgrade or restoring to factory settings may erase your data, but that doesn’t mean it is gone forever. Each time you connect your iPhone to your computer, iTunes automatically syncs the data in iPhone’s database. As long as you’ve got a backup of your contacts, you can recover it on your iPhone easily.

Recover lost iPhone contacts via iTunes backup files

You’re in luck if you have backed up before you deleted the contacts, just restore from iTunes backup files via iTunes.
Step 1: Configure iTunes so that it doesn’t automatically sync with your iPhone when it is connected to your computer;
Step 2: Connect your iPhone to your computer;
Step 3: Open iTunes, right-click on your device and press “Restore from backup…”.

Recovery tool method to retrieve deleted iPhone contacts without backup

Below assorted are step by step guide of how to recover deleted contacts from iPhone on Mac (similar to that on Windows), before that, you need install and run Fone Rescue on your computer.
Step 1: Connect iPhone to your Mac, then open…

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