How to Restore iPhone Contacts Only

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Well, I am sure that everyone of us has faced this problem every once a while. I mean lost contacts, wanting to recover the contacts only, not wanting to mess up anything else, scared to try anything…Does any of this ring a bell? Well I know it does, so let us see what the best solution to our problem is now, shall we?

The iCloud recovery is what everyone thinks straight away. Well, it’s not a bad idea but it can overwrite your existing content. Not the best way of doing this, just forget about it. We can also get this done by using iTunes backup, but it cannot restore iPhone contacts only. Once you restore your iTunes backup, the messages, apps, photos and more would be recovered. Still, not a good choice for iPhone restore contacts only.

So how iPhone restore only contacts? Is there a way to do this without messing up our existing data?

iMyfone D-back enables you to recover specific files that you need

Well do not fear, we have just a perfect solution for you. iMyfone D-back is one data recovery expert which recovers lost data from all your iOS devices, includes the latest iPhone SE, with great ease. With simple and easy user interface, it even has a wizard for those users who don’t know where to start  and just want to just follow the basic procedure. Using minimal system resources, the iPhone data recovery tool does not slow down your PC or Mac.

iMyfone D-back can rescue your contacts lost in a lot of ways:

  • Accidentally lost contacts.
  • Damaged or lost device.
  • Malfunction due to virus attack.
  • Contacts lost due to system
  • Even forgotten passcode.

Well, not only contacts, iMyfone D-back supports more than 22 type of files, which include most of the messaging apps of today such as iMessage, WhatsApp, Skype, WeChat and Kik.

And iMyfone D-back even supports preview function which allows you to confirm the content before you recover it, so you can select the specific contacts you want to recover and leave the unnecessary one.

A step-by-step guide for iPhone restore only contacts using iMyfone D-Back

Now let’s get down to restore iPhone contacts only. First, you need to download the iMyfone D-Back from here.

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After downloading and installation you have to launch the iMyfone D-Back. On the Smart Recovery or iOS Device tab, you need to click on the Start button. Then you will have the options of what files you want to recover. Select only Contact and deselect any other option if they are checked. And then click on the Next button.

select contact from iOS device for iPhone restore only contacts

Now you have to select how you lost the files. This helps iMyfone D-Back select the best way to search and scan for your lost contacts and recover them effectively. After scan, iMyfone D-Back will list all your lost contacts for your preview.

preview contact from iOS

And then, just click on “Recover” to choose one location as the path of the backup files.

Of course, if you want to restore only contacts iPhone from a specific backup file, you can do that also with similar process. And in the same way, recover your contacts only and avoid other unwanted data.

As you can see, with iMyfone D-Back iPhone data recovery, it is very easy for iPhone restore contacts only. What’s more, you can download and try it for free at here.

Windows version Mac version

The trial version has a limited set of features but you can figure out whether the program can find your contacts. And want more? Buy it at a mere price of $39.95 to enjoy all the features and recover your valuable data on your iOS device!

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