"My kid was fiddling with my iPhone and reset it. I give him this particular phone to play with because I don’t use it much. However, I need to get back my call history; I have heard that it’s possible but don’t know how to recover call history on iPhone without computer."

Still troubled by the call log "gone" from your iPhone? A heart-stirring news is that recovery is possible! Not only can you retrieve deleted call log, but also get back everything on iPhone if you find the right way. And you have several options to achieve this goal, whether or not you have a computer in hand for use. In this guide, 2 different methods will be highlighted for iPhone call history recovery. Check them and choose one that appeals to you more.

Part 1. Can You Recover Call History on iPhone without Computer?

Can you recover deleted call history on iPhone? The answer is yes. If you have an iCloud backup, you can get data back from it in a straightforward way, straightforward enough to the extent that even no software or techniques are needed. If you cannot wait to have a try, just follow the steps below.

Step 1: First make sure that you have iCloud backup saved on your system. Navigate to Settings > [device name] > iCloud > Manage Storage > Backups.

Step 2: Next open Settings > General > Reset and select Erase all Contents and Settings.

restore from icloud backup

Step 3: Your iPhone will restart. Remember that on the Apps & Data screen, tap Restore from iCloud Backup.

restore from icloud backup

Step 4: Sign in to iCloud and choose the backup you wish to recover.


You can't selectively choose data type to recover. What's more, as the existing data will be overwritten by the recovered data during the process, it will be risky if your latest data is not properly backed up. Therefore, if you're looking for a more effective and at the same time much safer method, just read on.

Part 2. Use a Third-party Tool to Recover Call History on iPhone (iOS 16 Supported)

As what has been stressed above, recovering call history on iPhone from Settings directly is far from perfect - it helps solve problem indeed, but may also give birth to new problem at the same time. Now that it's tough to lay hands on database, third-party tools are worth considering. iMyFone D-Back iOS Data Recovery is an excellent candidate. Equipped with cutting-edge technology, it retrieves deleted call log on iPhone including phone number of the caller, name of the caller, the time, date and duration of the call with just one simple click.

One distinctive feature of this tool is the flexible recovery it provides. Of the 4 different recovery modes, you can choose one tailored to your scenario. On top of that, it's smart enough to selectively or fully get your call log back on iPhone and other iOS devices including iPad and iPod touch. Before the recovery process, you can even have a preview to make sure you choose the right data.

Last but not the least, designed to offer the best data recovery service, iMyFone D-Back has a clear interface friendly to even tech novices. Everyone can recover call history in the easiest way. Besides, it always keeps up with the times, supporting the latest iOS devices and versions (for now it's iPhone 14 and iOS 16).

In the next part, first a video tutorial is given for you to get an overview. And then the detailed operating steps are introduced to help you know more of iMyFone D-Back. Get it downloaded and installed on your computer for a try!

How to Recover the Deleted Call History on iPhone

2.1. Recover Old Call History from iPhone Directly

Step 1.Launch the program. Select "Recover from iOS Device" and click the "Start" button. At this point, connect your iPhone to the computer.

choose recovery mode

Step 2.Select the file types to recover. In this case, we will select "Call History". Find it in the "Message & Call Log" section. Hit "Scan".

select call history to scan

Step 3.Following the scan, choose the call history for recovery and click on the "Recover" button. To finish the operation, select a destination directory for the recovered data.

preview and recover data

2.2. Recover Call History from iTunes Backup

Step 1.Launch iMyFone D-Back and select the "Recover from iTunes Backup" mode. Next, click "Start". All the recoverable iTunes backups will show on the screen. Select the most recent one and click "Next".

recover from itunes backup

Step 2.Click on "Call History". Find it in the "Message & Call Log" section. After that, click "Scan".

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Step 3.Upon successful scanning, select all the results or choose specific ones and click on the "Recover" button.

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Part 3. Frequently Asked Questions

Q1: How far back does call history go on iPhone?

Quite a few people are still wondering how many calls iPhone keeps in its call history. The truth is - you can only see the previous 100 calls on iPhone. So if you want to check calls above 100, you need to delete some of the current record to make room for more old call record.

Q2: How can I see my full call history?

If you want to view call history on iPhone from a month ago, or even longer, the best method to adopt
using iMyFone D-Back. Just follow the instructions aforementioned to make it.

Q3: What Kind of Calls Can I Recover?

iMyFone D-Back does not limit you to one specific kind of calls you can restore. As a matter of fact, you can retrieve all calls in your call history – incoming, outgoing, as well as missed calls.

Q4: Can I Save Existing Call History on Computer?

Your existing call history can be saved on your PC using D-Back easily. During the scanning process, it brings up results that include both deleted and existing call histories.

Q5: Will D-Back Keep My Private Information Safe?

With iMyFone D-Back, your data security is 100% guaranteed. The only place where your call information is stored is your hard drive. Please rest assured that D-Back will never share your information with any third-parties, either.


You may have lost your call log due to several factors - maybe you have formatted your iPhone accidentally or deleted the call history mistakenly, to name just several examples. However, the most important message here is that no matter what happened, this comprehensive data savior - iMyFone D-Back will help you retrieve deleted call log successfully. An ideal tool should act as a useful helper to yield twice the result with half the effort, and D-Back make it, without any doubt. Realizing iPhone call history recovery and fixing other iOS data-related issues in the shortest time with the least trouble, iMyFone D-Back deserves your trust!