Lost Most Contacts After Upgrading To iOS 9.2.1 On My iPhone 5s, Help

By | January 28, 2016


I’ve lost most of my phone contacts after upgrading to 9.2.1 on my iPhone 5s, please help..iPhone 5s, iOS 9.2.1 

iOS 9.2.1 has been released for weeks and now, it becomes more stable than beginning. However, when update to iOS 9.2.1, problems still exist. As the above user described, when updated to iOS 9.2.1, he lost most of iPhone contacts in iPhone 5s. So is there any hope to recover lost contacts from iPhone after iOS 9.2.1 update? Definitely yes. Keep reading this article and you will get a method to retrieve those lost contacts back to iPhone again.

In order to recover iPhone lost contacts when update to iOS 9.2.1, what you need is the help from iFonebox, which is a professional iPhone data recovery tool to get back lost contacts, messages, notes, wechat messages, etc, from iPhone and iPad directly. Plus, iFonebox is also a great iPhone backup extractor to restore lost data from iTunes or iCloud backup selectively, without wiping any data on your iOS device, unlike restoring from iTunes or iCloud backup directly. Attention, compared with similar software, iFonebox can transfer recovered contacts back to your iPhone or iPad, the same as messages and notes. Next, I will share detailed steps to recover lost contacts due to iOS 9.2.1 update.

How to recover lost contacts from iPhone after update to iOS 9.2.1?

It is necessary to download and install iFonebox on your computer. There are two versions accessible: Windows version and Mac version.

  1. Run iFonebox. Choose Recover from iOS Device mode. Please connect your iPhone to the computer with USB cable so as to scan and recover contacts back to it. iFonebox will detect your iPhone automatically once your iPhone is connected successfully. Click Start button to go.
  2. Scan contacts from iPhone. Click on Contacts button to start scanning process.
  3. Preview and choose deleted contacts from iPhone. After automatic scanning, you have the chance to select those deleted contacts and then, click Recover to Device button to retrieve all lost contacts back to iPhone.


Notes: if you have an iTunes or iCloud backup for those lost contacts, you can also extract and restore them from backup via iFonebox.


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