Is it Possible To Restore iPhone Contacts From iTunes Selectively?

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“My iPhone just went to repair and when I turned it on all my contacts were missing. I’ve made iTunes backup earlier, so I want to know how to get back my contacts from my iTunes backup files. If possible, please provide me a detailed guide to operate. Thank you very much.”

Contacts from iPhone can be lost due to various reasons such as accidental erased, iOS upgrade, device damage, system crash, etc. It will be relatively easy to restore contacts if you have backup in advance. But you should know that iTunes won’t allow you to restore ONLY contacts from the backup and it will totally wipe your existing data on your iPhone. Therefore, is it possible to restore iPhone contacts from iTunes selectively?

This post, we will recommend you iFonebox is a user-friendly that provide you solution how to retrieve back your lost data on your iOS device, including iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch.

With this recovery tool, you can retrieve iPhone contacts even if you don’t have any backup on iTunes or iCloud (But you are recommended to turn on Airplane mode after your data deleted or loss, in case the new incoming data overwritten your deleted data). If you have iTunes or iCloud backup, iFonebox enables you to extract and retrieve your loss data selectively, which means you can recover the particular items such as Contacts only that will not wipe over your current iPhone data. Other than iPhone contacts, there are still have 16 kinds of iOS data that are supported by iFonebox, messages, reminders, WhatsApp data and so on.

Now download iFonebox to your computer. It is supporting both of Windows and Mac operating system.

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Is it Possible To Restore iPhone Contacts From iTunes Selectively?

* Launch iFonebox and connect your phone via USB cable.  Select “Recover from iTunes backup File” on the interface of iFonebox, and you will see your itunes backup files. Click start scan. PS: Please click “select more” if you do not found your backup file on the interface.

* Select “Contacts” under “Text Data” column and then start scanning. Preview and select the contacts you want to recover either “Recover to PC” or “Recover to device”.

Notes: If your iTunes backup doesn’t contain the contacts you want to retrieve, you can select the “Recover from device directly” or “Recover from iCloud backup file”. “Recover from device directly” is recommended for users who did not have backup and wish to scan their device directly to get back their iPhone contacts. Click here to read more.