Some people reflect a similar problem to me: when updated to iOS 8.4, contacts are lost and they want to only restore contacts back to iPhone from iCloud backup. Obviously, they want a method to restore lost contacts from iCloud backup and then recover those contacts back to iPhone other iDevice again. How to do that? Can you share a method here to help those people to restore lost contacts?
I would say, it is lucky for those who lost contacts, for they have an iCloud backup which contains those lost contacts. With the iCloud backup, you have the chance to restore all contacts you need back to your iPhone with iOS 8.4. How to make it? Certainly, you need to rely on the help of iFonebox, which is a third party software to help you extract and restore lost data from iCloud backup. Let’s have a deep look at iFonebox.
As is known that iFonebox is a professional and powerful iOS data recovery tool which is able to recover deleted data like contacts, messages, notes and more from your iPhone or iPad directly. Also, iFonebox is supportive to extract and restore lost data from iTunes or iCloud backup. Quite practical. Plus, one more attractive and compelling feature of iFonebox is that it empowers you to recover lost or deleted contacts and notes back to your iOS device directly. Cool, right? Next, I want to show you how to restore lost contacts from iCloud backup back to your iPhone with iOS 8.4 in detailed steps.
How to restore lost contacts from iCloud back to iPhone with iOS 8.4?
Undoubtedly, it is necessary to download and install iFonebox. There are two versions accessible: Windows version and Mac version. Certainly, you can use Free Trial Version (Win and Mac) in advance to check whether you can find data you need. Now, you can follow the steps listed below:
- Launch iFonebox. Choose Recover from iCloud Backup mode. Sign in with Apple ID and password. Then seelct one iCloud backup file containing your lost contacts to download. Remember to connect your iPhone to the computer so as to transfer contacts back to your iPhone.
- Scan contacts from downloaded iCloud backup.
- Preview and select those lost contacts to restore. After scanning, you have the chance to pick out those lost contacts and then, click Recover to Device. After all are done, your contacts now are in your iPhone.
This is the whole process to restore lost contacts from iCloud back to iPhone running iOS 8.4 with iFonebox, quite convenient and functional.