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Is It Possible to Recover Contacts/Messages from Broken iPhone?

Yesterday, my iPhone fell onto the ground. And now it is broken! Well, the key problem is that all my contacts and messages are just gone! OMG! Anyone knows how to recover contacts/messages from broken iPhone? Thanks!

It is no exaggeration to say every iPhone user will receive or make at least one call, send or get at least one message. Undoubtedly, contacts and messages are very important to every iPhone users. With the saved contacts, iPhone users are free to call any contact to inform them of something important or simply chat with some friends. However, sometimes, these files saved in the iPhone SIM card can be lost all of a sudden due to various reasons, such as mistaken deletion, factory resetting and etc. Therefore, you are suggested to backup your iPhone files at regular times in case they may be lost without any precautions.

For those who have not backed up their files, don't worry! You can still regain your lost contacts and messages, even your iPhone is broken. Now, this passage will tell you two ways to recover the lost files from iPhone.

Way 1: Use Coolmuster iPhone Contacts+SMS Recovery
Way 2: Rely on Coolmuster Data Recovery for iPhone/iPad/iPod

Way 1: Use Coolmuster iPhone Contacts+SMS Recovery

Coolmuster iPhone Contacts+SMS Recovery (Windows/Mac) is specially designed for iPhone users to recover lost contacts and messages from your iPhone. It is able to recover lost or deleted contacts and text messages from iPhone directly without iTunes backup. No matter how your iPhone contacts and messages are lost, this software is powerful enough to recover the lost files from iPhone within a few simple clicks. All modes of iPhone are supported! Now, just download the right version of this software and then follow the below tutorial to recover lost contacts and messages from broken iPhone.

After downloading this software, open it on the computer with double clicks. Then connect your iPhone to the computer and you will see the below interface. At the bottom of the interface, tick "Select All" and click the option of "Start Scan" to continue.

launch the program

Now, you will see the below interface. The Contacts and SMS folders are arranged on the left panel. Enter the corresponding folder to preview more detailed information. Now you can choose to "Show All", "Show Only Deleted" or "Show Only Existed" as you needed and liked. After selecting files that you want to recover from iPhone, click the option of "Export" to recover lost contacts and messages from broken iPhone.

launch the program

Now, just wait patiently for the process to be finished. The more files you want to recover from your broken iPhone, the longer it may cost to finish the recovery process. Now, we can turn to the second possible way.

Way 2: Rely on Coolmuster Data Recovery for iPhone/iPad/iPod

Judging from the title, it can be seen that this software is much more functional. This Coolmuster Data Recovery for iPhone iPad iPod (Mac & Windows) is able to recover files from all generations of iOS devices. Moreover, apart from contacts and messages recovery, this software is also able to recover other files such as music, videos, photos and etc. from your iOS devices. Below is the free trial version of this software, you can download it and give it a try to see if this is the one you are looking for! The following part is the detailed instructions on how to use this software!

After downloading and installing the software on the computer, open it with double clicks. Then connect your iPhone to the computer via the USB cord. You will see the below interface. Choose your iPhone device and then hit "Start Scan".

launch the program

After that, this software will automatically detect all your files and display them on the main interface. You can see that all file folders are arranged on the left panel. Now, you can enter "Contacts" and "Messages" folders to choose the files you want to recover and then hit the "Recover" option recover lost contacts and messages from your broken iPhone. By the way, if you also want to recover other files from your iPhone, you can just follow the similar steps to regain the lost data.

preview photos before recovery

Now, you can choose either way to recover the lost contacts and messages from broken iPhone as you needed and liked! Both of the two ways enable you to regain the important files from your iPhone within a few simple clicks!

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