How To Recover iPhone Contacts Lost After iOS 9 Upgrade?

By | November 10, 2015


I installed iOS 9 on my iPhone 5 and all my contacts are gone. How do I recover them? We received such an email from one of our customer and apparently, the question here is how to recover iPhone lost contacts after iOS 9. It is quite upset and troublesome when some important data like contacts are gone during the process of update. However, the good new is that there are methods to recover your iPhone lost contacts after iOS 9 update. How? Keep reading here.

If you need to recover iPhone lost contacts after iOS 9 update, what you need is the help from a specialized iOS data recovery tool called as iFonebox. As is known that iFonebox can not only recover your iPhone lost data like contacts, notes, WhatsApp messages, WeChat data, etc, but extract and restore lost data from iTunes or iCloud backup. One more thing, iFonebox is able to recover lost contacts back to your iPhone or iPad directly. Amazing.

So, after update to iOS 9, once you found some contacts are gone, turn on Airplane Mode on your iPhone just in case of data erase or wiped. Then, go to download and install iFonebox on your computer. There are two versions accessible for you: Windows version and Mac version. Just pick out one to install according to your computer model.

How to recover iPhone lost contacts after iOS 9 upgrade? 

After installation of iFonebox, please refer to the 3 steps as follows.

  1. Launch iFonebox. Choose Recover from iOS Device mode. Please connect your iPhone to the computer so as to analyze contacts and transfer them back to your iPhone. Click Start button to go.
  2. Scan Contacts from iPhone. Click on Contacts item to start the automatic scanning process.
  3. Preview and select lost contacts to recover. Now, you have the opportunity to recover your iPhone lost contacts after scanning. Just pick out all lost contacts and then, click Recover to Device button to transfer all lost contacts back to your iPhone. You can also edit the selected contact and then save the modified data to your iPhone.
Notes: if you have an iTunes or iCloud backup for your lost contacts, you have another two options: Recover from iTunes Backup and Recover from iCloud Backup using iFonebox.
This is the whole process to recover iPhone lost contacts with iFonebox after update to iOS 9, convenient and functional.

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