Restore iPhone Lost Contacts From iTunes After Update To iOS 8.4

By | June 30, 2015


I need help! I lost all contacts after I updated my iPhone to iOS 8.4. I don’t know what I did wrong that all my contacts are gone. I have an iTunes backup before update but I don’t want to restore the whole backup to my iPhone. Just the contacts. How could I do that? Can anyone suggest? Thanks very much. iPhone 5S, iOS 8.4. 

I remember I have written an article about how to recover deleted contacts after your iPhone is running iOS 8.4. However, the situation here is different. This user lost all contacts in the process of update to iOS 8.4 and he needed all those lost contacts. How to make it? Luckily, he mentioned that he had an iTunes backup for those contacts. Hence, it is likely to restore iPhone lost contacts from iTunes backup after update to iOS 8.4. But how? Keep reading.

In order to restore iPhone lost contacts from iTunes after update to iOS 8.4, you need a third party for help. There are dozens of such third party software and iFonebox is one of the best. As is known that iFonebox is a professional and powerful iOS data recovery software which is able to recover deleted data like contacts, notes, iMessages from your iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch. Plus, iFonebox supports to extract and restore lost data from your iTunes or iCloud backup. One more compelling and attractive feature of iFonebox is that it empowers you to recover lost contacts and notes back to your iPhone or iPad directly, which means you can restore lost contacts from iTunes backup to your iPhone directly. Next, detailed steps are listed below.

How to restore iPhone lost contacts from iTunes backup after update to iOS 8.4?

There is no doubt that you should download and install iFonebox firstly. There are two versions optional: Windows version and Mac version. Free Trial Version (Win and Mac) is always at hand. Now, you can follow the listed steps:

  • Start iFonebox. Choose Recover from iTunes Backup. Remember to connect your iPhone to the computer so that you can recover restored contacts back to your iPhone directly.
  • Scan contacts from iTunes backup.
  • Preview and pick out lost contacts to recover. After scanning, you can select those lost contacts and then, click Recover to Device to complete the whole process.


You don’t have to panic any more, for with iFonebox, it is much more convenient and practical to restore iPhone lost contacts from iTunes backup after update to iOS 8.4.

Read also

Tips To Update To iOS 8.4 Successfully

Retrieve Lost Photos From iTunes Backup After Update To iOS 8.4

How To Restore iPhone Lost Notes After Update To iOS 8.4?

Two Methods To Restore Lost Data When Update To iOS 8.4


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