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How to Restore Lost Contacts from iPhone after iOS 10 Update

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June, 20th,2016

Recently, many people can’t wait to upgrade iPhone,iPad to iOS 10 Beta for the new features of iOS 10, or iOS 9.3.5 operating system.However,if you forgot to backup your iPhone data to computer before upgrading to iOS 10 operating system from iOS 9.3.2,iOS 9.2, iOS 8, once the iOS upgrade fails,it may cause erase iPhone contacts data(we recommend you backup data and restore to iPhone after iOS 10 update).However, is it possbile to recover lost contacts from iPhone 6S/6/SE/5S/5 after iOS 10 update failure? Don’t worry,today we will guide you to recover contacts from iPhone after updating to iOS 10,you can also follow the same steps to recover lost iPhone contacts after iOS 10 jailbreak.

Reasons for Lost iPhone Contacts after Update iOS 10

Failed to upgrade the iOS 10 system? Anything can happen!
Contacts missing after iOS 10 upgrade,contacts disappeared on iPhone?If you haven’t backed up your device with iCloud or iTunes before upgrading to iOS 10,once the iOS 10 update failure, you may lose contacts onyour iPhone. Usually, you may meet following problems in which situation you lose contacts, photos or other types of files on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch after iOS 10 Beta update failure:

During upgrading your iPhone to iOS 10,you may encounter similar situation, the contacts, photos, text message or other data might be lost or erased.

Can I Restore Lost Contacts from iPhone 6 After Update to iOS 10

All my contacts are gone after I updated my iPhone 6 to iOS 10! My iPhone 6 i was jailbroken before,yesterday I have updated my jailbroken iPhone 6 from iOS 9.3 to iOS 10 beta without firware upgrade,because it’s failure upgrade and cause erase all contacts on iPhone,and all phone numbers stored in my iPhone 6 are very important!Now,how can I recover lost contacts from my iPhone 6 after upgrade to iOS 10? Thanks!” -- Ask by Pudfuen in Apple Support Communities

Recover Deleted or Lost Contacts from iPhone 6S/6/SE/5S in iOS 10

iOS 10 Update Lost Contacts?Don’t worry,you not only can to restore lost contacts from iPhone after iOS 10 upgrade,but also recover deleted contacts from iOS 10 devices directly.All you need is a professional iPhone Contacts Recovery - iOS 10 Data Recovery,which can help you find back your lost contacts, text messages, pictures, videos, calendar, notes and call history, etc from iPhone, iPad and iPod in iOS 10 operating system, no matter you accidentally delete them, lost them unconsciously or just your iPhone is lost/damaged.The iPhone Data Recovery allows you recover contacts from iPhone SE/6S/6S Plus/6/6 Plus/5S/5C/5/4S/4/3GS directly; Restore contacts from iTunes backup and Recover them from iCloud backup. Keep reading the detailed steps below.

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    Part 1: Directly Recover Lost Contacts from iPhone After iOS 10 Update

    Part 2: Recover Lost Contacts from iTunes backup after iOS 10 Upgrade

    Part 3: Restore Lost Contacts from iCloud backup after iOS 10 Update

    Part 4: Backup iPhone Contacts before iOS 10 Upgrade

    Part 5: Restore iPhone to Normal after iOS 10 Upgrade Failure


Part 1: Directly Recover Lost Contacts from iPhone After iOS 10 Update

Step 1. Launch the iOS Data Recovery and connect your iPhone to computer
Firstly, launch the iPhone Data Recovery program and connect your iPhone to computer, you will see the interface as follows:
If you are iPhone SE/6S/6S Plus/6/6 Plus/5S/5C/5/4S users, you only can see a "Start Scan" button on the interface. Please click the "Start Scan" button to scan your iPhone after connecting your device to the computer.

connect iPhone to computer

Step 2. Select the Contacts Files Type Your Want to Get Back and Scan your iPhone

select the data your want to recover

Step 3. Begin to Scan your iPhone device for Lost Data
Just click the "Start Scan" button to let this iPhone data recovery to scan your iPhone for deleted or lost contacts 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.

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Step 4. Preview and Recover Lost Contacts from iPhone in iOS 10
After the scanning, you will find all found data will be listed in order. You allow to choose "Contacts" button to preview the detailed of your contacts,including numbers, names, emails, job titles, companies, etc. And then click "Recover" button to recover and save them on your computer by choose “Recover to Comptuer” or restore contacts back to your iPhone by choose “Recover to Comptuer” options.

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Part 2: Restore Lost Contacts from iTunes backup after iOS 10 Upgrade

Tips: The iOS Data Recovery allows you selectively recovering iPhone contacts from iTunes backup lost due to iOS 10/iOS 9 update,you can also recover iPhone contacts lost due to deletion, device loss, jailbreak, restore to factory setting, etc.

Step 1. Select “Recover from iTunes Backup File” and Scan the Backup Data
Run the iPhone Data Recovery and click “Recover from iTunes Backup” on the top of the program's window,and then click “Start Scan” go to the next.

recover data from iTunes backup files

Step 2. Preview and Restore Lost iPhone Contacts from iTunes
When the scannging process complete, you can see all the content contained in the backup file will be extracted and displayed in categories. You can preview the detailed content before you perform the contacts recovery for your iPhone. Then you can mark the data you want and click the "Recover" button, then it will show you the tips to save the lost iPhone contacts to your computer or restore them back to iPhone.

restore contacts from iTunes

Tips:If you want to transfer those restored contacts to your iPhone devices from iTunes backups,please keep connecting your iPhone to computer vis USB cable.(Notes:Prohibition the iTunes automatically sync data during this process).

Part 3: Restore Lost Contacts from iCloud backup After iOS 10 Update

Tips: This part teach you 1 click to selectively recovering iPhone contacts from iCloud backup,no matter your iPhone is in hand or not.

Step 1. Launch the iOS Data Recovery and Choose “Recover from iCloud Backup File”
Launch the iPhone Contacts Recovery program on your computer and select the mode of "Recover from iCloud Backup File",then enter your Apple ID and password to allow the iPhone data recovery software to download and extract all the backed up contents from your iCloud backups in your account.

recover lost iPhone data from iCloud

Step 2. Begain to Download and Extract Data from iCloud backups
After entered iCloud backup file, if you just want to recover iPhone contacts from iCloud,please choose “Contacts” file type want to download,then click "Scan" to let the program scan content of backup file.

select and recover iPhone data from iCloud

Step 3. Recover iPhone Lost Contacts from iCloud after iOS 10 Upgrading
When the scanning is finish, all the “Contacts” in the iCloud backup file will displayed in a list,you can preview them backup get them back,all the contacts details including numbers, names, emails, job titles, companies, etc.Here, you can mark the “Contacts” data you want to recover, then click the "Recover" button to restore contacts to your computer or back to your iPhone directly.

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Free download the iOS Data Recovery to recover lost iPhone data after iOS 10 upgrading:

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