How to Find Deleted Contacts on iPhone

"I am an iOS user for a very long time, even though there are ups and downs I think that iPhone is the best. But recently I am having trouble with my contacts, some of them are missing from the database and even when I am getting called from those contacts, I am only getting the numbers. Please, tell me a fix, this is very frustrating."

Well, this is a very troubling situation but it is probably because your device is out of sync with the iCloud database. It mostly happens due to that but if all the contacts are lost and connecting to the iCloud database is not doing anything then your best chance for recovering those completely rests with a data recovery software. It's alright if you don't know how to find deleted contacts on iPhone; simply install Tenorshare UltData on your computer and use it to recover the lost contacts.

Best Way to Find Deleted Contacts on iPhone Directly

Whenever you lose some important files from your iOS device and the official methods are failing you continuously you must rely on data recovery programs. There are some very effective recovery programs available on the Internet but our recommendation is to use Tenorshare UltData - iOS Data Recovery for the assured and safe recovery of the lost data.

Tenorshare UltData is one of the finest data recovery programs, the program does not jeopardize the data on your device and recovery rate is excellent. There are also other extraordinary features of this programs that may serve you well, like:

  • The program is available at an affordable cost.
  • Supports every version of iOS even the latest ones(iOS 12)
  • The program can be operated from both Mac and Windows PC.
  • It can recover data directly from iOS.
  • The mode to extract files selectively from iCloud and iTunes backups are also available.
  • It can also fix any glitches with the iOS without any data loss.
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So, here's how to find deleted contacts on iPhone with Tenorshare UltData:

Step 1 You need to start by downloading and installing the program on your computer.

Step 2 Connect the iPhone to the computer and launch UltData. Select "Recover from iOS device" from the main interface of UltData after the device gets detects.

connect iphone

Step 3 In the following panel, you must select the types of data you are looking for and then click "Start Scan".

select data type and click scan

Step 4 When the scanning is complete, the preview of recoverable data will be on screen. They will be listed as per category. You can also check the box beside "Only display deleted items", it makes the list shorter.

preview files contacts

Step 5 Now, just choose "Contacts' from the list and hit "Recover" button. Then choose where to restore the contacts: Recover to Device or Recover to Computer.

choose destination
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This is the easiest and safest way to recover the lost contacts on your iPhone.


The loss of contact information may occur on the iOS device for many different reasons but it seems like downloading UltData and then using its services to recover them is the best available option, it is obviously a far effective and user-friendly alternative to the official methods. Highly recommended!

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