How To Recover Deleted Contacts From iCloud Backup?

I inadvertently deleted all of my Contacts on my iPhone 8. I have an iCloud backup for my iPhone from before I deleted my contacts. Any approaches on recovering these contacts? Please help me! Thanks!

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Have you ever been in a situation where your important contacts or other data from your iPhone was cleared? Have an iCloud backup but cannot figure on how to recover only deleted contacts from iCloud backup? If you don’t have a clue, don’t worry, iFonebox is the best answer to get lost data back. The program is so advanced that it also ensures that the existing data on you iPhone will not be overwritten with any previous update that iCloud might have.

Let’s take a brief look at its main features:

  • It can be used to extract various kinds of files like contacts, text messages, history of safari, call logs, reminders, photos, videos, voice memos, events in calendar, messages from WeChat/WhatsApp, and many others
  • Very easy to use: the retrieval progress can be completed in a few minutes
  • Integrated working modes: recover from iOS device, recover from iTunes backup, recover from iCloud backup
  • 100% safe: cause no damage to your computer and protect the privacy of visitors
  • Suitable for almost all kinds of iPhone, iPad and iPod touch
  • Enable you to selectively regain accidentally erased data due to its preview function
  • It has a well arranged and clear interface

We all hate it when our important data get deleted especially when we don’t have an iTunes or iCloud backup. Actually, iFonebox can also help you restore deleted/lost data even if you don’t have any backups as it is capable of detecting into your device and showing you all the recoverable information as long as they’re not wiped out by new data. This application is great for retrieving missing contacts no matter you have a backup or not. If you would like to transfer individual content from iPhone/iPad/iPod to computer, it can do the job well.

iFonebox has two available versions: Windows version and Mac version. Please make sure to install the right version for your computer. Once you have installed the program, next I will show you how to restore lost contacts from iCloud backup.

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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.

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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.

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Step three: Scan data

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

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Step four: Preview and download data

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

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Lost Notes On iPhone After Update To iOS 9.3.4, How To Get Back?


Once I did the update, all went well, but I lost all of my notes in the Notes app. This is a major issue for me as I use them a lot for important information. The exact thing I see is that I open the Notes app, and I see a page called Folders which contains two headings ‘Outlook’ and ‘On my iPhone’ both of which have ‘Notes     0’ listed under them. I understand that it is not unusual to lost data during the upgrade, so I went to restore my previous back up from iTunes on my Macbook. However, I keep getting the error message that there is not enough space on my iPhone to restore the back up. So how can I get back lost notes after update? Please help me. 

Obviously, this user lost all notes from iPhone during the process of iOS 9.3.4 update. It is not common to lose important data when update to iOS 9.3.4. As to the description of this user, there is not enough space for him to restore whole iTunes backup to his iPhone. But what means a lot is notes. So is there any way to get back lost notes from iTunes backup selectively? How to retrieve only notes from iTunes backup to iPhone due to iOS 9.3.4 update failure? Don’t worry. Here, we have methods to help him recover only notes from iTunes backup to his iPhone easily. Just keep reading.

In order to get back lost notes from iTunes backup selectively, it is not easy if without the help from iFonebox, the professional iTunes backup extractor.

As is known that iFonebox is a powerful iOS data recovery tool which can not only recover deleted or lost notes, messages, contacts, etc, from iPhone or iPad directly, but extract and restore data from iTunes or iCloud backup selectively, without wiping any data on your iOS device. Plus, iFonebox supports to transfer recovered contacts, notes and messages back to your iPhone directly. Next, I will show you detailed steps to extract and get back lost notes from iTunes backup selectively.

But before that, it is necessary to download and install iFonebox on your computer firstly. There are two versions accessible: Windows version and Mac version.

How to get back lost notes from iTunes backup selectively? 

Launch iFonebox. Choose Recover from iTunes Backup mode. All iTunes backup files will be detected and displayed, just pick out one containing your lost notes to scan and recover. Click Select button to begin.

Scan notes from selected iTunes backup. Click on Notes item to start automatic scanning and analysis process.

Preview and select lost notes to restore. Now you have the chance to view those notes and then, choose your lost notes data, click Recover to Device button to get them back to your iPhone directly.

That’s all. This is how to restore only lost notes from iTunes backup to iPhone via iFonebox after update to iOS 9.3.4.

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How to recover missing locked notes from iPhone 6 Plus?

Retrieve deleted notes from iPhone 5 after Notes app crashing

How to retrieve lost notes from iPhone no backup?

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