Restore Lost Contacts To My iPhone 6 From iCloud Backup

By | June 10, 2015


I woke up this morning and have no contacts on my iPhone. I have iCloud open and all my contacts are there. I’ve followed some instructions from a thread found here but it hasn’t worked. I need help restoring my contacts from iCloud to iPhone. iPhone 6, iOS 8.3 

Obviously, this user lost all his contacts and he wanted to restore those lost contacts from iCloud backup to iPhone 6. But he could not make it, so he needed help. Can you offer a method to help him? With contacts, we can keep in touch with other people and when we feel upset, we can all someone to express ourselves, hence, it is necessary to find those lost contacts. Here, I want to share a method to restore lost contacts to his iPhone 6 from iCloud backup. Let’s come to the point directly.

In order to restore lost contacts to iPhone 6 from iCloud backup, I think you cannot do it without iFonebox. What can iFonebox do for you? As is known that iFonebox is a professional iOS data recovery tool which is designed for restoring lost data like contacts from iTunes or iCloud backup. Other data like photos and videos from iTunes or iCloud backup are also supportive to restore. Besides, iFonebox is helpful to recover deleted data like notes, messages and more than 11 type of data from your iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch. Quite functional. In addition, iFonebox supports to recover deleted or lost contacts and notes to your iOS devices directly. Pretty powerful. iFonebox provides three working mode: recover from iOS device, recover from iTunes backup and recover from iCloud backup. Here, you just need to choose Recover from iCloud Backup mode and next, I will show you the detailed steps below. Here we go.

How to restore lost contacts to iPhone 6 from iCloud backup? 

Firstly, what you need to do is to download and install iFonebox. Two versions are optional: Windows version and Mac version. Of course, Free Trial Version (Win and Mac) is always there for you. Now, you can follow the 3 simple steps listed below:

  • Launch iFonebox. Choose Recover from iCloud Backup. Sign in with your Apple ID and password. Then choose the one which contains your lost contacts to download.
  • Scan contacts from iCloud backup.
  • Preview and select lost contacts to recover. After automatic scanning, you have the chance to have a look at those contacts and then pick up your lost ones. Next, just click Recover to Device and all selected ones will be restored to your iPhone 6.


This is the whole process to restore lost contacts to iPhone 6 from iCloud backup with iFonebox, fairly convenient and practical.

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