How to Recover Lost Contacts from iPhone without iTunes

If you are looking for the tool or article to show you how to recovery lost contacts from iPhone (iPhone 5, iPhone 4s, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS) without iTunes, this guide is what’s you need.

Most of time, if you connect your iPhone with iTunes, iTunes will back up all your data include the contacts so that even you deleted or lost the contact from iPhone, you can get them back easily. But sometimes you may can’t get data from your backup or the backup is corrupted and useless due to something wrong with iTunes. And if you lost your iPhone’s contacts at that time, it seems that you can’t do anything.

Can’t you really do anything? No! Due to the special technology of iOS devices, it’s very hard recover data directly from iPhone itself, but it’s not impossible. You need a tool to help you recover the lost contacts from iPhone without iTunes. And that is Wondershare Dr.Fone, one of the best iPhone data Recovery which can retrieve 12 types of data (include contacts) from iPhone easily.

Download Wondershare Dr.Fone and install it.
Before the tutorial start, you’d better turn iPhone to Power Off in case to the new data overwrite it and influent to the scanning result.

3 steps to find back your contacts from iPhone without iTunes

Step 1, connect your iPhone to computer
Run this program and connect your iPhone to computer with USB Cable. This tool provides 2 recover mode: Recover from iOS device and Recover from iTunes Backup File. Just choose the default one.

Step 2, enter the device system and scan
If you choose “Recover from iOS device” mode, you need to enter your iPhone system by following 3 steps below:
1. Hold your iPhone and click “Start” button.
2. Pressing “Power” and “Home” buttons simultaneously for 10 seconds.
3. After 10 seconds, release “Power” button, but keep holding “Home” for another 10 seconds until you get the message of successfully entering.

Once you enter your iPhone system, this tool will scan your iPhone automatically, and list all the data from iPhone for you which include your lost contacts.

Step 3, Preview the contacts and recover
Now, just choose “Contacts” to preview, and choose which contact you want to recover by mark it. Click “Recover” to save your contact to computer. If you just need this tool to show the deleted contacts, click the slide button at bottom to only display deleted items.

That’s all Wondershare Dr.Fone can help you to recover the lost contacts from iPhone without iTunes, and all the contacts will be saved on computer. If you need to import them into your iPhone, you can try to use Wondershare MobileGo for iOS.


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