How to recover contacts when my iPhone isn’t working?
So I’ve had this iPhone5 with me for about a year now, All of a sudden it stopped working one night and now its not turning on. I really need the contacts because most of the contacts in the phone were very important. If anyone can please tell me how to recover contacts from iPhone 5. I’d really appreciate it. Thanks for All Answers.
These scenarios are not strange for iPhone users . Accident happens so you lost iPhone contacts on your iPhone. Afterwards, you begin to realize that you have made a serious mistake since these files are very important and precious for you and you really can't loss them.
Actually, the data or files deleted from your iPhone haven’t been erased permanently, what delete means that iPhone has removed the file from the disk drive and listed its space as available and re-usable space. Therefore, you can still get back your lost data or files if you manage to start a recovery process before your iPhone use that part of hard drive to create any new file.
There are two ways for you to perfrom iPhone 5 contacts recovery.
First, you can use a third-party iPhone Recovery tool to directly scan and recover pictures from your iPhone.
Second, if you've synced your iPhone with iTunes, you also can regain your deleted contacts by extracting your iTunes backup file.
Method 1: Directly recover deleted contacts from iPhone
Step 1: Download iPhone Data Recovery program and install it on your computer, and then connect your iPhone with your computer. Click ”Start” to recover iPhone lost data.
Note: Except iPhone 5 and iPhone 4S, other version iPhone recovery should enter DFU mode to scan the data.
Step 2: After the scan, preview the found files one by one by category. Then select the contacts you want to restore and mark them, then hit on "Recover" button to specify a destination folder for saving them on your computer.
Method 2: Recover contacts from iPhone backup
Step A: Select “Recover iPhone Data from iTunes Backup”, and choose iTunes backup and scan it
Step B: Then all the backed up contacts of your iPhone are scanned out and displayed as original. Now you can preview and check to recover your deleted or lost iPhone contacts with ease.
Tips: you can also can recover iPhone Messages,Photos,Videos, Camera Roll, Photo Stream, Photo Library, Message Attachments, Call History, Calendar, Notes, Voice Memos, Reminders and Safari Bookmarks with 2 ways above.