How To Recover Missing Contacts Without Backup?

Recently upgraded to iOS 12 on my iPhone 8 and no longer have any contacts. I don’t understand what the problem is. I have important contacts I desperately need. My iCloud is turned off. How do I recover them? Any help is much appreciated.

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Have you ever experienced that all of a sudden all of your contacts were deleted after the iOS 12 upgrade? Sometimes you didn’t do anything out of the ordinary but your precious data is gone. This is ridiculous and unacceptable to lose all of the phone contacts without having done anything wrong but it did happen. If you’ve synced to iTunes or iCloud before, then restored to a previous backup. But if you never backed up your device, the only way to recover missing contacts without backup is to ask a professional third-party tool for help.

iFonebox is a specialized and trustworthy iOS data recovery tool that can help you restore up to 17 kinds of data like texts, notes, call records, safari bookmarks, reminders, photos, voice memos, WeChat data, WhatsApp data, etc. Below are some of its main features:

  • Very easy to use: it saves you from a lot of unnecessary hassle
  • Flexible recovery: it provides you with three independent working modes
  • Well compatibility: it compatible with almost a large arrange of iOS devices, including iPhone X
  • The preview function: it allows you to see all the recoverable data as long as they are not wiped out
  • Selectively recovery: You are allowed to choose data to recover

Data loss happens to a lot of iPhone users all the time. How do I avoid this happening in the future again? The answer is to make sure you have the backup always. Except for retrieving lost contacts without backup, iFonebox is also an excellent backup tool to help you separately move iPhone/iPad/iPod data to your computer.

You can download and use the trial version of the software totally for free. It has two available versions: Windows version and Mac version. Please make sure to install the right version for your computer. The following are the steps to get disappeared phone numbers if no backup.

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Step one: Launch iFonebox

Connect your iPhone to the computer, in this interface, you’ll see “Next” in blue area, click it to continue. It’s necessary to enable the flight mode and keep the USB cable connected stable during the progress.

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Step two: Scan data

It will scan automatically after you click the “Contacts” icon, the duration depends on the amount of your data so it might take your some time, please wait patiently.

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Step three: Get back data

After the scan completes, a list of contacts will show up on your program interface.Now you can recover them, choose the items you want to back up and click the “Recover to pc” or “Recover to device”.

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