Whether you have reset your iPhone or purchased a new one, your first consideration will be to import contacts to your iPhone. If you have a backup of your contacts on your iCloud account, you can easily restore contacts from it to your iPhone. To know how to restore your contacts on your iPhone from iCloud, follow the step-by-step instructions provided in this guide.
Steps to Restore Contacts on an iPhone from iCloud
As contacts are configured to sync with iCloud by default, it should be a cakewalk for you to restore contacts to your iPhone at your convenience. You can easily do so by following these steps:
1.) Go to Settings app on your iPhone, then to “your name” and then to “iCloud” option.
2.) Next, you will need to turn Contact Off and choose to Keep on My iPhone option.
3.) Then, you will need to turn Contacts On and choose Merge option.
4.) Wait for a while, and you should see all the contacts (including missing or deleted) back on your iPhone.
While this is one of the ways to restore your contacts, to restore contacts using iCloud.com, you will need to perform these steps:
1.) On your iPhone, go to www.iCloud.com and sign in to your iCloud account using your Apple ID and password.
2.) Once you are logged in to your iCloud account, you will need to click on the Settings icon and scroll down to located Advanced section.
3.) Under the Advanced section, you will need to click on the Restore Contacts option. This will display a list of items archived in your iCloud account earlier.
4.) Simply, find the date of the archived item from which you wish to retrieve contacts.
5.) Once you have located the particular archive, click on the Restore option. You will need to again click on the Restore option to confirm and initiate the restoration process. And, once the process gets completed successfully, you will receive an email to the address associated with your Apple ID. You should see the complete list of contacts on your iPhone.
NOTE: Make sure to first backup all the current contacts as restoration process will replace the contacts that are present on the iPhone currently.
So, this is how you can quickly restore the contact on an iPhone from your iCloud account.