If you encounter a problem deleting contacts on the iPhone; Because of a mistake or that you did a factory reset for your iPhone, and you want to know how to get it back again, this article will help you with that. Now there is more than one method that will help you recover contacts on the iPhone.

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recover contacts on iphone

It is possible to lose your contacts for any reason, including a new version update, an unintentional error, or that you recently did a factory reset of the iPhone. You can solve this annoying problem by recovering contacts from iCloud, iTunes or email, follow them to choose the appropriate method for you. 

Recover contacts using iCloud 

This method will enable you to retrieve your contacts through Backups on iCloud.

Follow the following steps:

  • Open the iCloud app on your computer.

iCloud account

  • After completing the process of logging into your account, click on Account Settings.
  • On the left side of the screen, you will see some options, choose Restore Contact.

Restore backups from iCloud

  • Remember that you last restored your contacts backup before the deletion occurred.
  • You have to confirm the restore option, click OK.
  • After that, you will receive an email from iCloud that you have recovered your contacts on your iPhone.

Recover contacts using iTunes 

All you need to recover and recover contacts on iPhone is to use your computer and a program ITunes -iTunes.

Restore contacts by iTunes

Follow the following steps:

  • Connect your iPhone to the computer.
  • Open the iTunes application.
  • Use the Devices tab.
  • Click on your connected device within the application.
  • Choose Restore from Backup.

Recover Contacts Using Email - Gmail 

If you use Gmail to save your files and contacts, you can easily retrieve and restore contacts that you have copied before.



Follow the following steps:

  • Open the Settings menu.
  • Choose Email or Mail.
  • Click on Account or Account.
  • Select the email with the contacts copied from before.
  • Choose to sync contacts with Gmail contacts.
  • Now you will see all the contacts that were saved in the email in the usual contacts place.

Recover contacts using Google Contacts 

In this method, we will rely on Google to retrieve your lost contacts from the iPhone. At first, you will register on Google and use the Google Contacts service.

Follow the following steps:

  • Open a Google account.
  • Go to the Trash menu.
  • Google Contacts will provide you with a list of all contacts that have been deleted in the last 30 days.

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Retrieve contacts from the SIM card 

This method is a magic and simple solution in the event that you have saved your contacts on the SIM card, all you have to do is to open the Settings menu, then Contacts, and then choose to import contacts from the SIM.

Restore contacts from Sim

Control the contacts in a specific account

 In this part, we will explain to you how to control the contacts on a specific account, initially if you want to add all your contacts, or you want to delete them all from your account.

Follow the following steps:

  • Open the Settings menu.
  • Click on Contacts or Contact.
  • Log in to the account you want to control.
  • Here you can control the contacts on the account.

Contact management

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