If you find that your contacts have disappeared from your iPhone 7 Plus/7/6s after updating to iOS 10. Don’t worry, in fact, it is one of the most common problems you may encounter in each iOS update. In this tutorial we tell you some basic tips that you could have a try to retrieve the disappeared contacts on iPhone 7 Plus/7.
4 tips for the disappeared contacts on iPhone 7 Plus/7
Tip 1. Check if your contacts are stored on iCloud by logging on iCloud.com
If all your contacts are there, try the tips below:
Unlock your iPhone 7, go to Settings> iCloud, check if the account that you connect is correct, and make sure you enable the “Contacts”.
If the option is enabled and you are connected with the correct account, you can try to enable the “Contact” again by the button go from gray to green. If it asks you to delete contacts on iPhone, it is because you backed up your contacts to iCloud.
Tip 2. A reboot or forced restart could be useful
You can try restarting your iPhone 7, or force restart by pressing the Sleep/Wake button and the Home button, and hold down for at least 10 seconds until the Apple logo appears. This is useful for some users to recover disappeared contacts of iPhone 7 Plus after updating to iOS 10.
Tip 3. Restore your iPhone 7 with iTunes backup/iCloud
Before restoring, you’d better make sure all your contacts are stored on the backup. If so, restore the iPhone 7 with this iCareFone. After downloading, you can easily access the iPhone backup and selectively retrieve contacts from backup without deleting the content and settings on your iPhone 7.
Tip 4. Use a third party software to find missing contacts without backup
Sometimes, There is no backup available to recover your lost contacts, you can use some iOS data recovery tools. Take Tenorshare UltData for example, after downloading and installing this software, and connect your iPhone to the computer, you can easily use it to analyze and recover deleted contacts, messages, call history and other data on your iPhone 7 Plus/7 without using backup.