How to Retrieve Deleted Contacts on iPhone Without Computer

Kyle Wood

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How to Retrieve Deleted Contacts on iPhone Without Computer

Have you accidentally deleted important contacts from your iPhone and don’t have access to a computer? Don’t panic!

In this tutorial, we will guide you through the process of retrieving deleted contacts on your iPhone without the need for a computer. So, let’s get started!

Method 1: Using iCloud Backup

If you have previously enabled iCloud backup on your iPhone, you may be able to restore your deleted contacts using this method. Here’s how:

  1. Open the Settings app on your iPhone and tap on your Apple ID.

  2. Select iCloud and make sure that the Contacts toggle is turned on.

  3. To restore your contacts, go back to the main settings screen and tap on General.

  4. Scroll down and select Reset, then choose Erase All Content and Settings. Note that this will erase everything from your device.

  5. Your iPhone will restart, and during setup, you will see an option to restore from an iCloud backup. Choose the most recent backup that contains your deleted contacts.

  6. Your iPhone will now restore from the selected backup, including your deleted contacts.

Method 2: Using

If you don’t have access to a computer but have an internet connection, you can use to retrieve your deleted contacts. Follow these steps:

  1. Open a web browser on any device and visit

  2. Sign in with your Apple ID and Password.

  3. Click on the Contacts icon.

  4. In the left sidebar, you will find a list of all your contacts. Look for the “Recently Deleted” folder.

  5. Select the contacts you want to recover and click on the “Recover” button located at the top-right corner of the screen.

  6. Your deleted contacts will now be restored to your iPhone.

Method 3: Using iCloud Syncing

If you have enabled iCloud syncing for your contacts, you can easily recover them without a computer.

  • Select iCloud, then make sure that the toggle next to Contacts is turned on.

  • Your iPhone will start syncing with iCloud, and if there are any deleted contacts available for recovery, they will be restored automatically.

  • You can check if your deleted contacts have been recovered by opening the “Contacts” app on your iPhone.

  • In conclusion, losing important contacts can be distressing, but with these methods, you can retrieve them without needing a computer. Remember to regularly backup your iPhone using iCloud or other methods to prevent data loss in the future. We hope this article has been helpful to you!

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