How To Recover Lost Contacts After Update To iOS 9.1?

By | October 30, 2015


I am asking for help. I updated my iPhone 6 from iOS 9 to iOS 9.1 today. It worked smoothly and I updated to iOS 9.1 successfully. But later I found that contacts in my iPhone were gone. I did nothing but those contacts were not there. I am so anxious to recover my lost contacts. Can anyone help me? I just get an iTunes backup, but I don’t want to restore the whole iTunes backup to my iPhone 6. So can you give me some suggestions? Thanks. 

It is quite common to lose some data like messages, photos from iPhone or iPad when update to a new iOS system, like iOS 9.1, just as above iPhone 6 user. We all know that contacts plays an important part in our daily life, thus, it is pretty troublesome when those important contacts are lost. But you don’t have to worry, for we have three methods to help you recover lost contacts back to your iPhone or iPad after update to iOS 9.1. Let’s come to the point directly.

In order to recover iPhone lost contacts after iOS 9.1 update, without the help from a third party software, it is quite hard for you to get back those lost contacts after update to iOS 9.1. However, if you have such software, you can not only recover your lost contacts from iPhone 6 directly, but extract and restore them from your iTunes or iCloud backup selectively, not the whole backup. iFonebox is just one of the most powerful iOS data recovery and it deserves the best iOS data recovery, for except for the above functionality, it can also recover the lost contacts back to your iPhone or iPad directly, compared with other similar software. Next, I will show you how to use it to get back your iPhone lost contacts.

How to recover lost contacts after update to iOS 9.1? 

There is no doubt that the first thing is to download and install iFonebox. There are two versions accessible: Windows version and Mac version. BTW, iFonebox free trial version (Win and Mac) is always available. After installation of iFonebox, you can refer to the below steps:

  1. Run iFonebox. Choose Recover from iOS Device mode. Please connect your iPhone to the computer so as to scan and recover lost contacts back to it.
  2. Scan contacts from your iPhone. Click contacts item and start the scanning process.
  3. Preview and select lost contacts to recover. You can pick out iPhone lost contacts and then, click Recover to Device button to end the whole process.


Notes: if you have an iTunes or iCloud backup for lost contacts as mentioned above, you can also choose Recover from iTunes Backup or Recover from iCloud Backup to extract and restore lost contacts back to your iPhone selectively.

It is quite convenient and professional to use iFonebox to recover iPhone lost contacts after update to iOS 9.1. Just have a try, any problems or advise is welcomed.


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