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How to Restore Deleted Contacts from iPad

This article aims to help iPad users who want to restore deleted or lost contacts from their iPad. As we all know that, if you want to get back deleted or lost iPad contacts, you can restore your iPad with backup files from iTunes and iCloud. However, this way will wipe all the new data on your iPad. So if you don’t want to lose iPad data and recover contacts, please follow this article. I will provide you 3 ways to restore deleted contacts from iPad without losing any data on it.

It’s really easy to do that. You just need your iPad, USB cable, computer (both Windows and Mac are OK) and iPad Data Recovery. This software can scan your iPad and iPad backup deeply and find the deleted or lost contacts for you. You are allowed to preview and select any deleted iPad contacts and recover them from iPad/iPad backup file to computer. Besides contacts, this iPad contacts recovery program can also recover messages, photos, videos, call history, notes, reminders, calendars, voice memos, voicemail, safari bookmarks and history, Whatsapp messages and other deleted or lost data from iPad.

The most direct way to recover deleted contacts from iPad is to find and recover contacts from iPad device. But not all the iPad users are lucky enough. The deleted or lost contacts may be overwritten by new data and deleted permanently. So you can scan your iPad backup with this program to find the contacts you want to restore.

This article includes 3 parts. Each part introduces you a unique way to restore deleted iPad contacts.

How to Restore Deleted Contacts from iPad Directly

Step 1. Connect and Scan iPad to Find Deleted Contacts

Free download, install and run iPad Data Recovery program. Connect your iPad to computer via USB cable. This program will detect the connection easily and load your iPad’s information to it.

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Click “Scan” button on the interface, this iPad contacts recovery will begin to scan your iPad deeply to find the deleted contacts and other data on it. This process will take some time, so please wait patiently. After scanning, you will see all the deleted data on your iPad is listed on the interface with a data menu on the left side to help you to find any of the deleted iPad data.

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Step 2. Preview and Restore Deleted Contacts from iPad

Click “Contacts” on the data menu, all the deleted and lost iPad contacts will be listed on the right side of the interface. You can choose any of them and preview the contact name, phone number, email address, job title, birthday and any other information you had on your iPad. After selecting all the contacts you want to get back, click “Recover” button. This program will begin to recover deleted contacts from iPad to computer directly. The recovered iPad contacts will be saved as .csv file format, you can use it as you want.

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If you can’t find the deleted or lost iPad contacts you want, you can try to use the two ways below. The new data on your iPad may overwrite the old or deleted data on it.

How to Restore iPad Contacts from iTunes Backup

Step 1. Scan iTunes Backup File to Find Contacts

Run iPad Contacts Recovery program on your computer and select “Recover Data from iTunes Backup” option on the main interface. This program will find all the iTunes backup files in your computer and list them on the interface.

itunes backup list

Find the iTunes backup files you want to restore contacts from and click “Scan” button. This program will scan your iTunes backup file deeply to find all the data in it including contacts, photos, messages, videos, etc. After scanning, it will list all the data on the interface with a data menu on the left side. You can use this menu to find the contacts and other data in your iTunes backup file.

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Step 2. Recover Contacts from iPad iTunes Backup

Go to the “Contacts” section on the menu, you will see all the contacts backed up in this iTunes backup file. Choose and preview any of them to find the contacts you want to restore. After selecting all the iPad contacts you want to get back, click “Recover” button on the interface. iPad Data Recovery will recover contacts from iTunes backup file to computer as soon as possible.

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How to Restore iPad Contacts from iCloud Backup

Step 1. Log in iCloud Account

Run this iPad Recovery program on your computer after installing. Select “Recover Data from iCloud Backup” part on the main interface. You will need to log in your iCloud account here. It’s 100% safe to do that and you won’t worry about losing any personal data.

log in icloud account

Step 2. Download and Scan iCloud Backup to Find iPad Contacts

You will see all the iCloud backup files in your account after entering it. Select the iCloud backup you want to get back contacts from and download it. After downloading, iPad Data Recovery will begin to scan it deeply to find all the data in it. It will display all the iCloud data on the interface with a data menu to find any of them.

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Step 3. Recover iPad Contacts from iCloud Backup

Find and enter the “Contacts” section on the data menu, you will see all the contacts in this iCloud backup file on the right side. You can choose and preview any of the contacts here. After selecting all the iPad contacts you want to restore, click “Recover” button. This program will restore iPad contacts from iCloud backup smoothly for you. You will get the contacts you want soon on your computer.

icloud contacts

That’s all the 3 ways of restoring deleted or lost contacts from iPad. iPad Data Recovery is the best assistant to recover contacts for iPad users. Anyway, backup your iPad contacts regularly and you won’t lose any of them with the help of iPad Contacts Recovery.