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Recover lost Contacts from iPhone after update to iOS10/ iOS 11

Recover lost Contacts from iPhone after update to iOS10/ iOS 11

The release time of IOS 11 is getting closer, and it is believed that many iPhone users are eager to upgrade their iPhone to iOS 11. Today, IOS 11 experience version has come out, there are many iPhone users have chosen to experience iOS 11. Ios each upgrade comes with a new feature or a perfect vulnerability.   

But when you upgrade your iPhone to iOS 11, you may lose contacts from iphone. If you have not backed up or stored on your computer, you will lose these contacts. Of course, iOS 11 hasn't been widely used yet, but you still have to wait for some time. You can refer to How do I recover the lost iPhone contacts after updating iOS 10?


iPhone contacts Recovery----iOS 10 data recovery can restore iPhone lost contact after updating IOS 11, or when your iPhone upgrade or jailbreak goes into contact with a lost iPhone, and you need to restore it, you can try iOS data recovery. This iPhone contacts recovery software will not only help you restore contact with iPhone, but also restore the missing text messages, photos, video, call records, notes, etc..

The recovery for iPhone to recover lost contact two-way, the iPhone contact recovery software can recover lost or deleted iPhone contacts from iTunes backup, or retrieve contacts directly from your iPhone 7 or 6S / 6 / 8 iTunes backup if you are ready to update your iPhone to iOS 11, you must have a iPhone data recovery, the iPhone allows you to back the lost data!      

Free download iPhone data recovery to recover lost iPhone contacts:

Follow use guide show you how to recover lost or deleted iPhone contacts in two different ways - "
Recover Contact from iTunes Backup" and "Recover Contact from iPhone Device Directly".

How to Recover lost Contacts from iPhone after update to iOS10:

Part 1. Recover Contacts from iPhone Device Directly

Step 1. Connect iOS Device with Computer

Launch dr.fone toolkit on your computer. Use the USB cable that comes with your iOS device to connect your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, to your computer. Click on "Data Recovery" and select "Recover from iOS Device" option.

Tips: Before running dr.fone, you're supposed to download the latest version of iTunes. To avoid the automatically sync, don't launch iTunes when running dr.fone toolkit. I suggest you disable the automatical syncing in iTunes beforehand: launch iTunes > Preferences > Devices, check “Prevent iPods, iPhones, and iPads from syncing automatically”.

Step 2. Scan Your Device for Lost Data on It

Simply click the "Start Scan" button to let this program scan your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to scan for deleted or lost data. The scanning g process may last a few minutes, depending on the amount of data on your device. During the scanning process, if you see that the data you're looking for is there, then you can click the "Pause" button to stop the process.

Step 3. Preview the Scanned Data

The scan will take you some time. Once it's completed, you can see a scan result generated by the program. Data both lost and existing on your device are displayed in categories. To filter out the deleted data on your iOS device, you can swipe the option "Only display the deleted items" to ON. By clicking the file type in the left side, you can preview the found data. And you can see there is a search box on the top right of the window. You can search for a specific file by typing a keyword in the search box.

Step 4. Recover Data from Your iPhone/iPad/iPod touch

When you find the data you need, just put the check mark in front of the box to select them. After then, click the "Recover" button at the bottom right of the window. By default, the recovered data will be saved to your computer. As for text messages, iMessage, contacts, or notes, when you click Recover, a pop-up will ask you to "Recover to Computer" or "Recover to Device". If you want to put these messages back to your iOS device, click "Recover to Device".

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Part 2. Recover Contact from iTunes Backup

Step 1. Choose Recovery Mode

Launch dr.fone and select "Recover from iTunes Backup File" from "Data Recovery" tool. After then, the iTunes backup recovery tool will detect all iTunes backup files on this computer and display them in the window. You can confirm which one is the one you need according to the date it has been created.

Step 2. Scan Data from iTunes Backup File

Choose the iTunes backup file that contains the data you want to recover and click "Start Scan". It will take a few minutes to extract all data from the iTunes backup file. Be patient.

Step 3. Preview and Recover Data from iTunes Backup

After a few seconds, all data in the backup file will be extracted and displayed in categories. You can preview them one by one before recovery. Then you can selectively mark and recover those you want by pressing the "Recover" button at the bottom. Now contacts, notes and messages can be directly recovered to your iOS device if you keep your iOS device connected with your computer via a USB cable during the recovery process.

Tips: you can see there is a search box in the result window. From there, you can type in the name of a file to search for it.


In life, accidents happen at any moment, so we have to store our important data on the computer periodically in order to avoid losing data.

*Note: iPhone 8 is not available yet, all need to wait for some time. The device currently supported by this program has:
iPhone:iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone SE, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5, iPhone 4s, iPhone 4
iPad:All models of iPad Pro, iPad Air, iPad mini, and iPad
iPod touch 5, iPod touch 4


Now,you have recover lost contacts from iPhone,and save you contacts on computer,if you want to transfer the contacts from computer to iPhone,you can use a iPhone Transfer to get contacts back to iPhone,iPhone Data Manager is very useful for you.

More information of iPhone Contacts Recovery:

This iPhone Data Recovery is the world's first data recovery for iPhone,the iPhone data recovery not only supports recover lost or deleted Contacts from iPhone 7/6/6S/5S/5/4S/4 and 3GS,but also recover other iPhone lost data,including Messages,Photos,Videos, Camera Roll, Photo Stream, Photo Library, Message Attachments, Call History, Calendar, Notes, Voice Memos, Reminders and Safari Bookmarks.In addition, the iPhone Contact Recovery also allow you to directly scan and recover contacts from iPhone 7/6/6S/5S/5/4S/4 and 3GS. 


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