iPhone Contacts contain phone number, e-mail, address, etc. Phone numbers in Contact mean a lot for everybody, as well as some phone numbers in call history that you have not added to contacts. However, it’s normal for iPhone users that some valuable phone numbers are deleted accidentally. So how to recover deleted phone numbers on iPhone?
If you use iTunes to manage your iPhone and you are used to syncing your iPhone device with iTunes regularly, you must have made a copy of your iPhone data in iTunes. Then you could restore iPhone phone numbers by extracting them from the iTunes backup, the same as iCloud backup file. To do this, you need to get iPhone Data Recovery software, iRefone
, which is specially designed for users who want to retrieve deleted phone numbers from iPhone directly or from iTunes/iCloud backup files. It is fully compatible with all iPhone devices like iPhone 7/SE/6S/6S Plus/6/5S/5C/5/4S/4/3GS. Besides iPhone phone numbers, other data like messages, notes, contacts, call history, photos, videos, whatsapp, wechat and more are also supported to be recovered.
Firstly, you need to download the free trail version of iRefone or iRefone for Mac.
How to Recover Deleted Phone Numbers on iPhone Directly
Run iRefone and connect your iPhone with computer. Then the software will detect your device automatically. Click “Start” on the interface.
Then you will enter the interface to ask you choose the data you need to scan. Click on Contacts icon to start the process of scanning and analysis. The scanning time depends on the database of your iPad.
When the scanning is finished, all of the phone numbers on your iPhone will be displayed in the interface. These lost contacts will be marked in orange. Preview these lost contacts and choose some contacts you need and click “Recover to Device” to transfer them directly back to your iPhone.
How to Recover iPhone Deleted Phone Numbers from iTunes Backup
Launch iRefone and choose “Recover from iTunes Backup” as the recovery mode. All of the iTunes backup files which you have ever synced with iTunes on this computer will be automatically found and listed in the software. Click “Select” or double click the backup you need to access the data interface.
Choose and click the icon of contacts to start the scanning.
When the scanning is finished, preview the contacts in your iTunes backup and pick out these contacts you need to save on your computer. Click “Recover to PC” to choose the store folder.
How to Recover iPhone Deleted Phone Numbers from iCloud Backup
Choose “Recover from iCloud Backup” to recover data. Sign in your iCloud account with Apple ID and passcode.
Choose the data you want to recover in your iCloud. This process will reduce the time of downloading. The less data you choose, the less time wait for the downloading.
When the downloading process is stopped, you can click the icon of the contacts you need in your iCloud backup file.
You could preview all of your contacts in iCloud backup. Select these contacts you need to backup them on your computer.
If you want to recover deleted phone numbers that has not been added to Contacts, you could click on the “Call history” icon to help you find these unknown phone numbers on iPhone.