How Do I Get Contacts Off My Locked iPhone?

By | March 12, 2018

My son has been using my old iPhone 4 and has changed the passcode over and over again and has now forgotten what he set it as. However, the contacts are still on the phone. I’d like to know of a way to get my contacts from the old phone. Is there any other way around it? Thank you in advance!

recover contacts from disabled iphone

Have you locked up because you’ve typed in multiple incorrect password and desire to get contacts off locked iPhone? May be you’re running out of Ideas or have contacted apple but they say they can’t do anything on their side. Don’t be frustrated, when your iPhone is lost, stolen or inaccessible, but fortunately you have backed up your iPhone data in iTunes or iCloud, iFonebox will provide a handy way for you to get contacts from locked phone.

The flowing features that make iFonebox the ideal data recovery tool:

  • Three advanced working modes: recover from iOS device, recover from iTunes backup, recover from iCloud backup
  • Useful in the recovery of up to 17 different kinds of data: like texts, contacts, notes, reminders, WeChat messages, WhatsApp conversations, etc.
  • It’s very easy to use and just take a few minutes to show you all the recoverable data
  • Selectively restoration and will not damage the rest of the data on your device.
  • It’s highly effective and 100 % safe

With the help of iFonebox, you’re allowed to access to the data on your iTunes/ iCloud backup. It’s capable of scanning the backup deeply so that you can just simply recover only contacts. While having an available backup is the best way to prevent data loss, sometimes you can lose data that you don’t have a backup for. In this situation, iFonebox is able to help you get lost data back as long as they’re not overwritten even if you don’t have any backup. Unbelievable, right?

The following is a step by step guide to help you restore contacts from deactivated iPhone. Begin by installing iFonebox to your computer and then follow these really simple steps. It’s necessary to remind you that iFonebox has two available versions: Windows version and Mac version. You should download the right version for your computer.




Step one: Launch iFonebox

Click Recover from iTunes Backup File, you’ll see all backups you have listed in the interface, choose the right backup, then click “Select” button to begin.

Recover from itunes backup

Step two: Scan data

It will scan automatically after you click the “Contacts” icon, it might take your some time, please wait patiently.

iTunes 2

Step three: Recover data

Now you can recover the data you want from backup. Choose the items you want to restore and click the “Recover to pc”.


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