28th November 2019


How do I restore contacts?

To restore a backup of your Gmail contacts, go to your inbox and select “Contacts” from the dropdown menu on your left hand side. Once you see the list of your contacts (or not), click on “More” to get to the dropdown menu, where you need to select the option “Restore contacts…”.

Similarly one may ask, how do I get my contacts back on my phone from iCloud?

Solution 2. Sync all contacts from iCloud to your iOS device (An iOS device is required)
  1. Go to Settings > iCloud on your iOS device.
  2. Turn off Contacts.
  3. Choose Keep on My iPhone on the popup message.
  4. Turn on Contacts.
  5. Choose "Merge" to merge existing contacts to those stored in your iCloud account.

How do I get my contacts from iCloud to my new iPhone?

To access the recovery settings:
  1. Click on the "Settings" app in the main iCloud menu.
  2. Scroll down to the bottom of the page until you get to the "Advanced" section."
  3. Click on the content you need to restore. Options are files stored in iCloud Drive, a list of contacts, or your Calendar and Reminders.

How do I get my contacts on my new iPhone?

  1. If you have iCloud on your old phone, sync your contacts to iCloud (Settings>iCloud>Contacts>On).
  2. Then set up your new phone with the same iCloud account and turn on Contacts syncing with iCloud.
  3. Alternativitly if you do not have iCloud, you can still transfer your contacts using the below steps:
  4. Setup.
  5. Setup.
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