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How to Recover Deleted iPhone Contacts on iOS 9

One of the most dangerous things that can happen while trying to make changes in the iPhones or, syncing the device, make backup or restore the deice, is losing the contacts. It is not a new issue for the iPhone users and there are also different solutions for restoring the deleted contacts from iPhone on iOS 9. You can make use of the iCloud for restoring the deleted contacts or if you prefer the old school method, then you can also opt for the iTunes for the restoration of the deleted contacts. In this article we are going to show you the different methods to recover the deleted data on iOS 9.

Recover Deleted iPhone Contacts

Using iTunes for recovering the deleted contacts on iOS 9

Firstly, connect the iPhone 6 to the PC and then open the iTunes.

After that right click on the iPhone which is connected and bring up the summary for the iPhone. Then click on “restore from backup”.


This will replace all the information and apps on your iPhone through that back up. And you shall attain all the contacts that were deleted. It is thus essential to back up your contacts in iCloud or the iTunes for such emergencies.

Using iCloud for restoring the deleted contacts on iOS 9

Yes, it is true that a lot of people are not interested in the iTunes restoration procedure, and for them, iCloud is a good option for getting back the deleted contacts. But remember that you have to enable the iCloud sync and without it, you won’t be able to restore any deleted contacts. Now, check out the following steps.


First you have to go to the settings and then click on the iPhone, after that, you have to turn off the contacts.

When the pop up message arrives, you have to press on “keep on my iPhone”.

After that, turn the contacts ON and then tap on “merge”. Now wait for a few minutes. You shall be able to see the deleted contact. You shall be able to see the deleted contacts after sometime within the iPhone.

In case the above procedures fail, you have to delete the iCloud account and then add the iCloud account again through the Apple ID and password. Merge the data and wait for some time. The iCloud shall have all the merged contacts within the iPhone in a very short period.

Opt for the coolmuster

And if you are looking for any other ways for restoring the deleted contacts, then using the coolmuster data recovery software is a good option. The coolmuster is an all in one app, that can help you in recovering everything in your device. It won’t be a problem, how you lost your phone data or files or any contacts.

And besides these, you can also check out different third party software for instance, Tenorshare and iStonsoft which will help you in restoring the contacts at anytime even the lost or the deleted ones.

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