Retrieve Missing Contacts From iPhone 8/7 Due To Apple ID Changed


We received such an email which said “My friend has changed his Apple ID and all his contacts have disappeared…can someone tell me how to retrieve them?? iPhone 7, iOS 10.3.3“. So can you offer methods here to help him retrieve missing contacts from iPhone 7 because of Apple ID changed? 

To answer above question, here I had found a method to help you recover missing contacts from iPhone 8/7 due to Apple ID changed. When it comes to iPhone Contacts Recovery problem, iFonebox offers three different methods to help you get back lost contacts easily.

As is known that iFonebox is a professional iPhone and iPad data recovery tool which enabling you to retrieve deleted or missing contacts, text messages, notes, calendars, wechat messages, etc. Also, if you have an iTunes or iCloud backup for lost data on iPhone, you still have the chance to extract and restore lost data from iPhone backup selectively, not wing any data on your iPhone, unlike restoring data from iTunes or iCloud backup directly. Plus, within the help from iFonebox, you can retrieve missing contacts back to iPhone 8/7 directly.

Undoubtedly, you need to download and install iFonebox on your computer ahead. Two versions are available: Windows version and Mac version.

Retrieve missing contacts from iPhone 8 directly due to Apple ID changed

Launch iFonebox. Choose Recover from iOS Device mode. Remember to connect your iPhone to the computer with USB cable. Once connected successfully, iFonebox will detect your iDevice. If it is the first time to connect your iPhone to PC, you need to chooseTrust the computer on your iPhone screen. Click Start button to begin.
Scan contacts from iPhone. Now just click on Contacts item to start analysis process. Larger data needs more time. Please be patient.ifonebox-2
Preview and select lost contacts to recover. Now you have the chance to view those scanned contacts and then, select them, click Recover to Device button to transfer all found contacts back to your iPhone directly.recover_iphone_6s_contacts

Restore lost contacts from iPhone backup when changing Apple ID

Here, I will show you steps to recover lost contacts from iTunes backup selectively. If you need to retrieve missing contacts from iCloud backup, just choose Recover from iCloud Backup mode and sign in with your Apple ID & password. Then do what it asked.

Launch iFonebox.  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. Also, if you need contacts be transferred back to iPhone, you need to connect your iPhone to the computer via USB cable.

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”.

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