There are times when your iPhone contacts suddenly disappear after signing out of iCloud. If you are lucky, those contacts may return, but you also may lose them for good. Don’t freak out, you just need to follow our steps and you will have your iCloud contacts back on your iPhone.
In this step-by-step guide, we will walk you through the steps to bring back lost iCloud contacts on your iPhone
How to Reset iPhone Contacts to Sync with iCloud
Step 1. Initially, you have to launch Settings app, so you can scroll down a little bit and tap on Contacts
Step 2. Next up, tap on Default Account
Step 3. Then, you need to select iCloud
Step 4. All you need to do now is to reboot your iPhone, wait a few minutes and check out those lost contacts.
How to Access the Unsynced Contacts in iCloud
Step 1. You first need to launch Phone app on your iOS device.
Step 2. To move up, you tap on Contacts tab at the bottom, followed by Groups at the top left the corner of the screen.
Step 3. Next up, you need to tap on All iCloud button so as to uncheck it.
Step 4. Then, you tap on All (your iPhone name) to choose it
Step 5. Now, you have to tap on Done at the top right corner to confirm.
How to add Unsynced Contacts to iCloud on iPhone
Certainly, you can manually add new contacts to iCloud , but imagine that you have tons of contacts, this could be a nightmare
Step 1. As soon as you have found the unsynced contact, you should tap on them and select Share Contact
Step 2. Next up, you need to choose Messages app and send the contact to yourself
Step 3. Once you are done, open the Messages app and tap on the contact card
Step 4. Finally, tap on Create New Contact.
In some circumstances, the lost contacts return after some time. However, if you are unlucky, sign out of iCloud and reboot your iPhone. Then, you should sign in again and wait until the contacts are synced completely.
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