Lost important iPhone 5 contacts after iOS 7.x jailbreak failure? This is really a common issue nowadays. Jailbreak iPhone 5 is needed if you want to install cracked apps and games, but almost all people complaint that lost iPhone contacts and other data after jailbreak failure. Thus, how to recover contacts from iPhone 5 after jailbreak.
Actually, you can easily recover contacts from iPhone 5 after jailbreak with the third party software iPhone Data Recovery if you don't have any backups or with iTunes if you have backed up your lost data in it. Below I will introduce the two ways separately.
Part 1: Recover iPhone 5 Contacts after Jailbreak with iPhone Data Recovery
iPhone Data recovery is a commonly used tool to recover contacts from iPhone 5 after jailbreak without backup file. If you don't have any backup file or the backup file doesn't contain the data you want to recover, iPhone Data Recovery will be a straightforward choice for you.
Note: Mac users can use iPhone Data Recovery for Mac to restore contacts from iPhone 5 after jailbreak on Mac.
Below is a simple tutorial about using iPhone Data Recovery:
Run iPhone Data Recovery on your computer and connect your iPhone 5 with that computer. The option "Recover Data from iOS Device" will be selected by default.
Click "Start Scan" on the program main interface to scan your iPhone files including your iPhone 5 contacts.
Preview your lost contacts and click "Recover" to recover your lost contacts from iPhone 5.
Part 2: Recover iPhone 5 Contacts after Jailbreak with iTunes
You can also recover contacts from your jailbroken iPhone 5 with iTunes if you have backed up your iPhone 5 with iTunes previously. But there is one thing to keep in mind that iTunes will overwrite your iPhone data with the content in the backup file, which means you will lost your current iPhone data not included in the backup file.
Note: Want to avoid that iTunes overwrites your data? iPhone Data Recovery can help you extract contacts from your iTunes or iCloud backup without overwritting any data..
Here are the simple steps of using iTunes to retrieve lost iPhone 5 contacts:
Run iTunes on your computer and connect your iPhone 5 to that computer.
Click the device button in the upper right corner and Click the Restore Backup button.
Compared to iTunes, iPhone Data Recovery can be a better choice to restore contacts from iPhone 5 after jailbreak without any further data loss.