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How to restore iPhone contacts without backup to iTunes?
Most people would say: “it’s lucky I’ve backed up my iphone contacts on my computer with iTunes.”  But does this always work for you? Let’s see how iTunes back up your iphone contacts.

Tips: Apple has make a backup file for every iOS devices generated via iTunes. Once you’ve synced your iOS device with iTunes, this backup file will be autimatically generated, and continuously updated every time you sync. It’s really a good method to help you backup your previous data, but it’s a double-edged sword-you can’t access this backup file or transfer anything to your iphone again.

How to restore iPhone contacts without backup to iTunes?
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Wondershare iPhone Data Recovery(Mac) is your phone data recovery experts,you can easily recover photos,video, contacts, text messages, and more on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Retrieve lost & deleted data directly from your iOS device, or via its iTunes backup file.

Now free download the iphone contacts recovery program Dr. Fone below to recover your lost or deleted iPhone contacts.

    

Method 1: Directly scan and recover contacts from iPhone

Step 1: Connect your iPhone to the computer

If you didn’t lose your iPhone, connect your iPhone to the computer and run the data recovery program after installing. An interface as follows will display. Then move to the next step.

 
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Note: If you choose to recover from iTunes backup, switch to the “Recover from iTunes Backup File” option on the top.

Step 2: Enter DFU mode and scan iPhone

From the interface above, you need to enter the DFU mode according to the description in 3 steps.

1. Hold your iPhone and click “Start” button.

2. Pressing “Power” and “Home” buttons simultaneously for 10 seconds.

3.After 10 seconds, release “Power” button, but keep holding “Home” for another 10 seconds until you get the message of successfully entering.

After that, you’ll get a message saying that you’ve successfully entered the DFU mode, and the software begins scanning your iPhone.

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Step 3: Preview and recover iPhone contacts

After the scanning was finished, you can preview all found data before recovery. Choose “Contacts” to preview, mark it and click “Recover”, you can save all the contents on your computer with one click.

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Note: Data found here includes deleted data and those still on your iPhone. If you only want back your deleted ones, you can refine the scan result by using the slide button at bottom to only display deleted items.

    

Besides recovering contacts from iPhone Directly, the Dr.Fone can help to scan and retrieve contacts contacts from iTunes backup if have scync to iTunes. So you have 2 ways to recover iphone contacts with Dr. Fone.

Method 1: Directly scan and recover contacts from iPhone

Method 2:
Scan and extract iTunes backup to recover iPhone contacts

Tips:
Wondershare iPhone Data Recovery is the world's 1st data recovery for iphone,you can free download and try,and easily recover photos,video, contacts, text messages, and more on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Retrieve lost & deleted data directly from your iOS device, or via its iTunes backup file.