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Recover Lost iPhone Contacts after Upgrading to iOS 8
Many iPhone users upgrading their iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5 to iOS 8,but after iOS 8 update,it may cause lost contacts on your iPhone.However,how to restore iPhone contacts after update to iOS 8? This article mainly teach you detailed guide to recover iPhone lost contacts after upgrading to iOS 8.

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Tips: This iPhone Data Recovery allows you restore contacts from iPhone iPhone 6, iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C, iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS. Now follow the steps below to begin restoring your lost iPhone contacts.

How to restore iPhone Contacts after Upgrading to iOS 8?

    Part 1: Recover Lost Contacts from iPhone 6/5S/5C/5/4S/4

    Part 2: Recover iPhone Contacts from iTunes Backup

Part 1: Directly Recover Lost Contacts from iPhone 6/5S/5C/5/4S/4

Note: For users who have lost your iPhone or your iPhone is not at hand, you may switch to the second contacts recovery mode, that is recovering lost iPhone contacts from iTunes backup.

Step 1. Connect your iPhone to computer
Launch the program and connect your iPhone to computer.

For iPhone 5S/5C/5 or iPhone 4S users, you can simply click the "Start Scan" button to scan your iPhone as it shows below.

Recover iPhone Contacts after Upgrading to iOS 8

For iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS users, you should choose " Advanced Mode" at the lower right-corner of the windows shows above in order to get a deeper scan for your iPhone. To do that, please follow the steps below:

1) Hold your iPhone and click the "Start" button;
2) Press the "Power" and "Home" buttons simultaneously for 10 seconds;
3) After 10 seconds, release the "Power" button and keep holding "Home" for another 15 seconds.

Restore iPhone Contacts after Upgrading to iOS 8

Step 2. Scan your iPhone for lost contacts
The program will then automatically begin scanning your iPhone for lost or deleted contacts after you doing the steps accordingly.

Get back iPhone Contacts after Upgrading to iOS 8

Step 3. Preview and restore lost contacts from iPhone
After scanning, it will display all found data and files in categories as below. You can then choose the lost contacts and then restore them to computer by clicking "Recover" button.

Recover Lost iPhone Contacts after update to iOS 8

Part 2: Recover iPhone Contacts from iTunes Backup

Step 1. Extract and scan backup for lost contacts

Select your iPhone model and recovery mode before you restore your iPhone contacts. Here you should choose "Recover from iTunes backup file" mode. Then let's go to "Start Scan", and move on.

Recover iPhone Contacts from iTunes after Upgrading to iOS 8

Step 2. Recover iPhone contacts

After the scanning, all the contents in the previous backup file will be listed in order and separately. You can preview all of the contents one by one. In order to retrieve contacts from iPhone, please check the box and click the "Recover" button to save it on your PC.

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Step 3. Transfer contacts to iPhone
After restoring your iPhone contacts to your computer, you only need to import the recovered contacts into the Apple or Window Address Mail, and then transfer it to your iPhone through iTunes. And then you have restored your contacts successfully.

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