How to Recover Call History on iPhone (iPhone 6 Plus/6 Included)

By Andre Cooper on August 9, 2015 17:15:00 PM.

Can I Restore Lost Call History on My iPhone?

I deleted a phone call number I received on my iPhone 6, which I need urgently but I didn't back it up yet. Can I get it back? Is there any possible way to help me restore the call log on my iPhone? Help me!

There are three common ways in which the call history can be deleted from your iPhone:
1. After an iOS software update
2. By accidentally pressing delete
By deleting a number thinking it is no longer needed, and later realising that it is!

For those who want to restore their lost call history from iPhone, this guide can help you to solve the problem. iPhone Data Recovery, designed for iPhone users to recover deleted or lost call history, is what you need to get the important call history back, including incoming, outgoing and missing calls.

There are three ways to be used to recover call history from iPhone 6 Plus/6/5S/5C/5/4S/4/3GS.

Please Note: Plesae don't use your iPhone until you find those lost call history, and don't sync your iPhone with iTunes, avoiding iTunes backup being updated.

Solution 1: Directly Recover Call History from iPhone

Step 1Connect your iPhone and scan it for iPhone call history

Launch iPhone Data Recovery software, get your device connected to the computer with a USB cable. When the program recognizes your device, it will guide you to scan your device by following the description on its window as follows.

If you are using iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5C, iPhone 5S, iPhone 5 or iPhone 4S, simply click Start Scan on the main window to begin scanning your device for lost iPhone call history on it.

Recover call history from iPhone 6 Plus/6/5C/5S/5/4S

For iPhone 4/3GS users, you need to follow the steps on the window below to enter the device's scanning mode. Then the program will automatically scan your iPhone for deleted data on it.

Recover call history from iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS

1. Hold your iPhone and click the "Start" button.
2. Hold "Home" and "Power" buttons at the same time when you click "Start", then hold them for exactly 10 seconds.
3. After 10 seconds, you can release the "Power" button and keep pressing the "Home" button for another 15 seconds.

After that, the program will automatically scan your iPhone.

Step 2 Preview and recover deleted call history from iPhone

The scanning process will cost you a little while. After the scan, all your lost data and current data on iPhone will be found and displayed in clear categories. Not only call logs, but also contacts, messages, photos, videos and so on. Choose Call History on the left side and check your call number. Then click on the Recover button to get them all saved on your PC.

Scanning iPhone to recover call history

Besides lost call history, this program also displays all other data on your device. If you only want back the lost call history, you can separate them by turning on the button of Only display the deleted items. Then you'll only see what you want and can recover them selectively.

Solution 2: Recover iPhone Call History from iTunes backup

All or nothing, that's what iTunes backup lets us do. There is no selectively restoring. What if we want to selectively restore some specific data from the backup? The method below is going to be pretty useful.

Note: You don't need to connect your iPhone to the computer when you choose this way, and don't do it, for the iTunes backup can be easily updated if you've enabled the automatic synchronization.

Step 1 Choose the iTunes backup file and extract it to recover call history

Launch iPhone Data Recovery after you finished the installation. Switch to "Recover from iTunes Backup File" option on the left. The interface as follows will appear in front of you, and iTunes backup files for your iOS devices will be listed. Choose the one for your iPhone and click Start Scan to begin extracting it.

Recover iPhone call history from iTunes Backup

Step 2Preview and recover iPhone call log from iTunes backup

The scan will take you a few seconds. When it completes, you will get an ordered list of the found data. You can choose Call History to check the details. After that, click Recover to save them on your computer so that you could retrieve deleted numbers from iPhone.

Restore iPhone call history from iTunes backup

Solution 3: Restore iPhone Call History from iCloud backup

Note: To prevent the iCloud backup file from being updated and modified, please don’t connect your iPhone with the computer during the whole process of the iPhone call history recovery.

Step 1Download and scan your iCloud backup to recover iPhone call history

First of all, run the program and switch to "Recover from iCloud Backup File" option, and sign in your iCloud account as it requires to access your iCloud backup and retrieve information of backup files.

Select the one that may contain your lost iPhone call history by clicking "Download" button.

Download iCloud backup to recover iPhone call history

Note: It's totally safe here. iOS Data Recovery won't keep or leak any information of your account and data.

Step 2 Preview and recover call log for your iPhone

After the downloading, there will be a scan button appearing. Click it to move on. When the scan is over, you can preview the content of the backup file in detail. Choose the Call History, and you can read all items one by one.

Tick the item you want to recover. Then click the Recover button and select "Recover to Computer" to save the call history to your computer as an .html file and a .csv file or select “Recover to Device” to move the found call history back to the iPhone.

Preview iCloud backup before text messages recovery

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