I accidentally deleted several contacts from my iPhone 6s, and forgot to create a backup with ITunes. Now I urgently need the contacts, but I am told that it is not possible to recover the deleted data from the IPhone except through a backup. Is that true? Is there really no way to recover my iPhone contacts directly without backup? Please help me! Thank you very much.
Who says that there is no way to recover IPhone contacts without backup ITunes or ICloud, is totally wrong. Due to the special technology of IOS devices, it is very difficult to directly recover contacts excluded from the IPhone, but it is not impossible. Currently there is already a program that helps you to recover contacts of IPhone 6 if/6s/6/5s/5c/5/4s/4/3GS without having to use the backup files of ITunes/ICloud: We talk about Dr. Fone-Recover IOS data.
Note: If you synchronized your iPhone with ITunes or iCloud on your PC or Mac before you lost your contacts, you can also choose to recover your contacts by extracting your itunes or icloud backup.
Steps to recover IPhone contacts without Backup
Before you recover your iphone contacts, please do not perform any more tasks after you have lost your contacts, as any operation may replace the lost data on your iphone. The most recommended is to turn off your iPhone until you fully recover your contacts.
Step 1 Connect your iPhone to your computer
First of all, connect your iPhone to your computer and start Dr. Phone. Now you have three recovery modes available: Recover from the IOS device, recover from the ITunes backup file, and recover from the ICloud backup file. Select the default mode- “Recover from IOS Device”.
Step 2 Scan the excluded contacts on your IPhone
Click the “Start Scan ” button after selecting the “Contacts” under “Deleted device Data”. Then the program will automatically scan the excluded contacts on your IPhone 6 Plus/6/5s/5c/5/4s.
Step 3 preview and recover deleted iPhone contacts
After the scan, you can preview all the data found by Dr. Fone. Select the “Contacts” to the left to preview all your excluded contacts, as shown below, including their professions, addresses, and other information.
The data found includes the contacts you currently have on your iPhone. If you just want to recover the excluded contacts from your iPhone, select your desired contacts and click “Recover to Device “. You can also recover all contacts to your computer and restore when you want.