Have you ever found yourself in a situation where some of your iCloud contacts disappear with no apparent reason? If you have, believe me that you are not the only one. Many iOS users have reported that their iCloud contacts don’t show up again whenever they sign out of iCloud and back in.
If you are now still experiencing the issue, don’t freak out because we are here to help. If you have already synced all of your contacts in iCloud, you can easily get back your lost iCloud contacts with some simple steps.
In this step-by-step guide, we will walk you through the steps to get back lost iCloud contacts on your iPhone. Before we begin, note that if you have synced all of your contacts with Google, Microsoft and other services, you can skip our instructions below.
Steps to get back lost iCloud contacts on your iPhone
Steps to reset your contacts to sync with iCloud on your iPhone
Step one: First off, you need to launch the Settings app from your home screen. Scroll down a little bit and tap Contacts to proceed
Step two: Next up, you need to tap Default iCloud and tap iCloud to complete the task
Steps to check if any contacts are not synced in iCloud
Once you have changed the default account settings for the Contacts app to iCloud. When you sign back in, you will notice that some of your contacts disappear. Don’t worry because you can locate all of them and add them back to iCloud.
Step one: You now need to launch the Phone app on your iPhone and tap Contacts to proceed
Step two: Once you are done, you simply need to tap Groups and then tap All iCloud to uncheck it
Step three: You are now supposed to tap All + iPhone name to select it and tap Done located in the upper right corner of the screen
Steps to add unsynced contacts to iCloud
Step one: First off, you need to share the contact with yourself via Messages.
Step two: Exit out of the Contacts app and launch the Message app from your home screen
Step three: Next up, you need to tap the Contact card and then tap Create New Contact
Step four: You can additional information to the contact card or leave it. Once you are done, tap Done to complete the task.
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