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How to Recover Deleted Contacts from iPhone 6s/6s Plus

author Emily Watson
date Monday, Oct. 12, 2015

Apple has announced its ninth-generation iPhones, the iPhone 6s and the iPhone 6s Plus on September 9, 2015. These two models, which were revealed with 3D Touch screen, A9 processor, upgraded glass, 12-megapixel iSight camera, 4K video and a slew of other improvements, became available for pre-order on September 12.

We know that you are ready to get a new iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus. We also know that almost all iPhone users once faced losing iPhone contacts. The iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus users will not be the exception. Then, how can we recover deleted contacts from iPhone 6s/6s Plus?

FonePaw iPhone Data Recovery (opens new window) can be used as a workable iPhone contacts recovery tool. With it, you can easily restore deleted contacts, text messages, photos, videos, notes and more from iPhone 7/7 Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 6s/6s Plus, iPhone 6/6 Plus, iPhone 5s/5c/5, iPhone 4s/4. This article below will show you how to recover lost or deleted contacts from iPhone 6s step by step.

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Note: Once you found your iPhone contacts are deleted accidently, stop using your iPhone at once; or your iPhone contacts may be overwritten by new data and no longer recoverable.

Solution 1: Directly Recover Deleted Contacts from iPhone 6s/6s Plus (without backup)

1. Run FonePaw program and connect your iPhone 6s to computer

After downloading and installing the program, run it on your computer. Then, connect your iPhone 6s to the computer to bring up the start window.

Analysis iPhone 6s by FonePaw Program

2. Scan your iPhone 6s

Click "Start Scan" to directly scan your iPhone 6s for deleted contacts on it.

Scanning Your iPhone 6s

3. Preview and recover iPhone contacts

When the scanning is finished, data on your iPhone will be categorized and listed in the left column. Choose "Contacts" to preview, then mark the ones you wanted and click "Recover" button to save them on your computer easily.

Preview and Recover Deleted Contacts from iPhone 6s, 6s Plus

Solution 2: Recover iPhone 6s Contacts from iCloud Backup (without iPhone)

1. Sign into your iCloud account

Run FonePaw iPhone Data Recovery on your computer and select the third recovery mode – "Recover from iCloud Backup File" to proceed. Then, sign into your iCloud account with Apple ID and password.

Sign into Your iCloud Account

2. Download and scan iCloud backup

Once you logged in iCloud account, you can see the backups listed on the window. Find the data you want to restore, and click "Download" button to download the backup files. This process may take a while if you have a large amount of data to download.

Download and Scan iCloud Backup Files

When the download completes, the program will scan the backup and find the lost contacts.

Main Interface of iCloud Backup Files

3. Preview and recover deleted iPhone 6s contacts from iCloud backup

After the scanning, you can go to the scan result to preview the recoverable contacts as well as other files like text messages, photos, notes, videos, etc. Select the ones you need and click "Recover" button to restore them from the iCloud backup.

Restore iPhone 6s Contacts from iCloud Backup

We hope this tutorial has helped you restore important deleted iPhone contacts. Don't hesitate to get in contact with our Support Team (opens new window) for any additional help or advice.

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