How To Recover Contacts From Lost iPhone?

I lost my iPhone, how can I retrieve the contacts from the lost iPhone? Could you please help me retrieve them? Thanks in advance!

retrieve contact from missing iphone

It is a known fact that our iPhone conversations are very important in our life. However, contacts will be easily lost or deleted, which occasionally happens in daily life. How to recover contacts from lost iPhone? Actually, it depends. Here we are going to share you some tips on that topic.

Method one: retrieve contact from missing iPhone by logging into

If you had enabled iCloud, your contacts would be accessible by logging in to

Method two: Do a fully restoration

If you had backed up the phone to either iTunes on your computer or iCloud, you can restore that backup to another iOS device and recover all of the content. It’s necessary to notice you that the operation will also erase all the settings and current data on your device.

Method three: Find an iOS backup extractor and get that content out of the backup

If you have a backup and you don’t want to use iOS devices any more or don’t want to lose any current data, I think you can turn to iFonebox for help. iFonebox is designed to make it easy for you to handle dead iPhone data restoration and gain access to your backup files either on iTunes or iCloud and extract data from them. Some of its main features include the following:

  • It’s designed to extract up to 17 kinds of data such as contacts, photos, videos, texts, notes, etc.
  • 100% safe and will not result in further data loss
  • Can be used to extract data from iCloud/iTunes backup as well as export data directly from iOS device
  • Come with a preview function so that you can see what is stored in Cloud
  • Compatible with all kinds of iOS devices including iPhone X

iFonebox has two available versions: Windows version and Mac version. Please make sure to download and install the right version for your computer. Once you have installed the program, keep reading to learn the instructions about how to get iPhone contacts back if it is lost.

windows-download    mac-download

Step one: Run iFonebox and enter your Apple ID

Run the program, then just click the “Recover from iCloud Backup” at the top right of the software. You’ll be asked to sign in with your Apple ID account and password correctly.

Recover from iCloud1

Step two: Download data from iCloud backup

After you have selected an iCloud backup to download, it will start the downloading process. You can select all to download.


Step three: Scan data

Click on “Contacts” icon to start scanning automatically. It will take some time, you should wait patiently.

recover from icloud backup2 500

Step four: Preview and download data

Now you can select the contacts you want and click “Recover to pc”, then the instruction is accomplished.

contacts 500