Contacts disappeared after iOS 8 update
After I updated my iPhone 5S to iOS 8, my contacts have been
disappearing. Has this happened to anyone else and how do I get lost
iPhone 5S, iOS 8
Don't panic if iOS 8 lost all contacts.
Actually, contacts as well as other files like photos, text messages,
notes were lost on iOS 8 update is normal, and if you want to rescue
these files, there are three ways for you to restore lost data after iOS
Way 1: How to Restore Lost Contacts on iPhone from iTunes Backup
Follow these 4 simple steps:
1. Start iTunes, and go to “Edit > Preferences > Devices”, then
check “Prevent iPods, iPhones and iPads from syncing automatically”.
2. Plug iPhone into computer via the USB cable, and iTunes will launch automatically. If not, you should manually start it.
3. Click “File > Device > Restore from Backup” at the upper left
corner. Then choose the iPhone backup in the pop-up window.
4. iTunes will restore your iPhone with the backup, and after that,
the contents in the backup will be completely restored to your iPhone.
Way 2: how to recover contacts iOS 8 via iCloud Backup
Before using iCloud to recover your notes, you need to make sure that
you have already backed up the notes to the cloud. You can find the
option of iCloud in the Settings of iPhone. On the windows of iCloud,
you need to check the notes option. If you never used iCloud before, you
need to check the Backup Now feature and you will find the option in
Storage & Backup. With those works done, when you need to restore
your notes you can find it in your iCloud.
Way 3: How to Retrieve iPhone Contacts Without Backup
It is important to backup iPhone contacts before iOS 8 update.
If you forgot to backup, you have to use an advance data recovery tool
for iPhone. Download and install iPhone data recovery software and run
it, then follow these:
1: Launch the program and then connect your iPhone to the computer.
First launch the program and then connect your iPhone to computer.
Hit on the “Start Scan” button so that scanning process begins after
connecting to the computer.
2: Start to preview and restore data from iPhone
When the scanning finishes, you will find all the data will be listed
in order. Click the list to preview the detailed of your data. After
that just select those data which you want to recover and hit on
“recover” button to save them on your computer.
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