“My iPhone was stolen a few weeks ago. I can’t afford a new iPhone. How do I recover my data without connecting a device to iTunes? Thank you!”
Just like the user mentioned above, many iPhone users has been stuck in the same situation that lost iPhone. It is nearly impossible to get back the stolen iPhone, but how about the data like contacts in it? How to Access and recover Contacts from stolen iPhone?
Apple offers all the iDevices users two ways to back up their iPhone/iPad/iPod touch – iTunes and iCloud. Therefore, if you have created an iTunes or iCloud backup in advance, it is possible to get back the contacts on it. To access these contacts, you need to restore the backup to a new iPhone which can cause the data erase. Below we will introduce you an iPhone backup extractor named iRefone, which allows you recover contacts from stolen iPhone by extracting them from iTunes/iCloud backup.
As the professional data recovery tool, iRefone focus on analyzing and recovering up to 16+ types data like messages, contacts, notes, photos, whatsapp, wechat and so on. This tool offers 3 recovery modes to help you recover deleted or lost iPhone contacts in any situation. No matter whether you have made a backup, no matter whether your iPhone is still available, you can get a way to recover deleted or lost contacts. It allows you to extract contacts from iTunes or iCloud backup even if your iPhone is stolen or not at hand, as well as selectively scan and recover contacts from stolen iPhone without performing restore.
Download the free version to have a try to access Contacts from stolen iPhone.
Access Contacts in Stolen iPhone from iTunes Backup
Launch iRefone. Choose “Recover from iTunes Backup” as the recovery mode. All of the iTunes backup files which you have ever synced with iTunes on this computer will be automatically found and listed in the software. Click “Select” or double click the backup you need to access the data interface.
Choose Contacts to Scan. Click on the icon of Contacts when it ask you to choose the data you need to start the scanning.
Preview and Retrieve Contacts When the scanning is finished, preview the Contacts in your iTunes backup and pick out these you need to save on your computer. Click “Recover to PC” to choose the store folder.
Access Contacts in Stolen iPhone from iCloud Backup
Choose “Recover from iCloud Backup” as recovery mode. Sign in your iCloud account with Apple ID and passcode.
Choose data to download. This process will reduce the time of downloading. The less data you choose, the less time wait for the downloading.
Choose Contacts to scan When the downloading process is stopped, you can click the icon of “Contacts” you need in your iCloud backup file.
Preview and retrieve Contacts You could preview all of your contacts in iCloud backup. Select these contacts you need to backup them on your computer.