Lost contacts is a very serious matter. Especially iPhone 4S users, many iPhone 4S users may ask "how to recover lost contacts from my iPhone 4S?" “Any way to restore iPhone 4S contact from iTunes backup” “how can I retrieve contacts on iPhone 4S without iTunes backup?”
These problems are more common, many iPhone users in the course of useing mobile phones encounter various problems about the missing contacts, such as lost iPhone contacts after upgrading the system; jailbreak iphone 4S cause all contacts was lost; their iPhone was stolen; lost iPhone contacts by mistakenly resetting the iPhone; all data is lost for blackscreen or whitescreen on your iPhone, do not accidentally delete important contacts.
The problems listed above, iPhone users will encounter in everyday life, many people search the solution in google or forum for help. Now the good news, no matter what your iPhone 4S was lost,stolen or damage, or accidentally deleted contacts on iPhone 4s, you can recover contacts from iPhone 4S.
There are two ways for to recover lost contacts from iPhone 4S with iPhone 4S Contacts Recovery. The iOS data recovery can help you easily recover iPhone 4S contacts no matter your lost or deleted,with this contacts recovery for iPhone 4S,you can restore lost contacts from iTunes backup files,or recover from your iPhone 4S directly without iTunes. Also, the contacts recovery for iOS supports retrieve contacts directly from iPhone 5, iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS without iTunes backup, if your iPhone 4S is available in hand.
You can free download the trial version here to recover your lost iPhone 4s contacts:
Youtube Video teach you how to recover Contacts from iPhone 4S
There are 2 Ways to Recover iPhone 4S Contacts on Mac&Windows,you can not only "Recover Contacts from iTunes Backup File",but also "Recover lost contacts from iPhone 4S directly".
This part is to show you how to get lost or deleted contacts backup from iTunes.It works for iPhone 5/4S/4/3GS, no matter your iPhone was lost,stolen or damage,or your iPhone was blackscreen/ whitescreen.You can Recover Lost Contacts from iTunes Backup.
Step 1 Choose the Recovery Mode
Install and run iOS Data Recovery (Mac) on your computer. Select the type of your device and choose "Recover from iTunes Backup". (Here we take iPhone 4 for an example,you can recover iphone 4s in the same steps)
Choose Recover from iTunes Backup File
Step 2 Scan the Backup File
If you have backed up your iPhone constantly, or synced more than one Apple device on the computer before, there will be several backup files displayed in the window. Choose the right and latest backup version, then, click "Start Scan" to go on.
Step 3 Choose and Retrieve Lost Contacts
After scanning, you can see a list of lost data files on the left below the name of your device, including Camera Roll, Photo Stream, Contacts, Messages, etc. Check "Contacts" and choose those contacts you want to recover. Click "Recover" to restore those lost or deleted contacts on your computer. Done!
Tips: You not only can recover contacts from iTunes backup files,but also restore lost Messages, Call History, Notes, and you also can preview the photos & videos contained on your iPhone 4S.
Step 1 Connect your iPhone 4S to Computer and Choose your Device
To begin with, install the program on your computer and run it. Then connect your iPhone to the computer.
Step 2 Select the Recovery Mode
Different from the recovery mode chosen in part 1, here you should select "Recover from iOS Device".
There are two options for different iOS device.
If you are iPhone 5/4S user, you can click "Start Scan" button to scan your lost iPhone contacts directly.
If you are iPhone 4/3GS user, you need to download a plug-in for your iPhone before scanning. Click "Download" to save them on your computer.
Step 3 Enter the DFU Mode and Start Scanning (iPhone 5/4S will skip this step)
You need to enter the DFU mode to scan your iPhone 4/3GS for lost data files. So follow the 3 steps below: 1) Hold your device and click "Start" in the pop-up window. 2) Hold both "Power" and "Home" buttons for 10 seconds. 3) Release the “Power” button but not the "Home" button after 10 seconds. Release "Home" button after another 10 seconds. Then you'll be told that you've successfully entered DFU mode.
Now wait when iOS Data Recovery is automatically scanning your iPhone for lost or deleted data files
Step 4 Check and Recover Lost Contacts
Check "Contacts" in the list of scanning results on the left. Choose those you'd like to get back and click "Recover" to restore them on your computer.
Free download the trial version here to recover your iPhone lost datas:
Tips: When the deleted files are recovered, you can save them on your computer as a backup. What’s more, if you want to import recovered photos, video and contacts back to your iPhone, you can use iPhone/iPad/iPod Transfer Tool to do it in a few clicks. What's more about iPhone Data Recovery:
The iPhone Data Recovery not onlye supports recover lost contacts from iPhone 4s,but also can recover other lost data on iPhone 4s,such as Text messages,photos, videos, notes, call history, reminders, social media and more. No matter what's wrong with you iPhone,such as jailbreak, iOS devices crash, delete information from your iPhone 4s by touching the screen the wrong way etc..You can use thisiOS data recovery tool to recover contacts and more from iPhone 4S/5/4/3GS,and restore lost data iTunes Backup Files.