Recover Deleted Call History/Logs from iPhoneX/XR/11 [2020 Update]

By Gina Barrow, Last updated: September 25, 2020

“I was wondering that can I retrieve deleted call history from my iPhone 8 because I lost mine a few days ago when I switched to this new phone. I need to get a few important numbers that I forgot to add to my contacts.”

Part 1: Recover Call History/Log from iPhone 8/8Plus/7/6s with Easy StepsPart 2. Recover Deleted Call History/Log from iPhone 8/8 plus/7/6s DirectlyPart 3. Restore Deleted Call History/Log from iTunes BackupPart 4. Retrieve Deleted Call Logs/History from iPhone 8/8 plus/7/6s via iCloudVideo Guide: Selectively Recover Deleted Call History/Logs from iPhonePart 5. How to Backup iPhone 8/8 plus/7/6s?Part 6. Conclusions.

Part 1: Recover Call History/Log from iPhone 8/8Plus/7/6s with Easy Steps

FoneDog Toolkit- iOS Data Recovery is a third party software that aims to recover deleted call history/log from iPhone 8/8 plus/7/6s and other contents and iOS devices at any time without any technical expertise required. It has been developed to be straight-forward and click-through so users can perform the recovery all by themselves.

Why use FoneDog Toolkit- iOS Data Recovery?

This program is simple, easy to use yet guaranteed effective. Its features can be summed up in the following below:

  • Recover from the iOS device, iTunes, and iCloud
  • Recover contacts, call history, messages, photos, music, videos, audio files, and more
  • Compatible with both Windows and Mac operating systems
  • Compatible to all iOS models (iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch) even the latest iPhone 8/8 plus, iPhone X
  • Compatible with the latest iOS 11With Free Trial version

How to use FoneDog Toolkit- iOS Data Recovery?

Free Download and install the right program FoneDog Toolkit- iOS Data Recovery on your computer (Windows or Mac) and wait until the installation is completed. For the complete steps on how to use FoneDog Toolkit- iOS Data Recovery, refer to the step by step procedure below.

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Part 2. Recover Deleted Call History/Log from iPhone 8/8 plus/7/6s Directly

The first recovery option offered by FoneDog Toolkit- iOS Data Recovery is to ‘Recover from iOS device’. This method works best for those who might have forgotten to back up their phone contents and now are suffering from data loss.

Remember that once a data like a call history/log has been removed or deleted from the iPhone; you can still recover them as long as the files are not yet overwritten. This is because all the data stored in the internal memory of the device remains inside until it will be overwritten or replaced by new ones.

If you want to recover deleted call history from iPhone 8/8 plus/7/6s then FoneDog Toolkit- iOS Data Recovery, ‘Recover from iOS device’ is the best way for you.

Step 1. Launch the program FoneDog Toolkit- iOS Data Recovery

Open FoneDog Toolkit- iOS Data Recovery program on your computer and then click the option ‘Recover from iOS device’ on the left side of the screen.

iPhone Data Recovery

Step 2. Plug in iPhone 8/8 plus/7/6s

Using an original USB cable, connect the iPhone 8/8 plus/7/6s to the computer and wait until the program automatically detects the connection. Once the iPhone is detected, click ‘Start Scan’ to continue.

Note: Before launching the program FoneDog Toolkit- iOS Data Recovery make sure that you have temporarily disabled the iTunes auto-sync option.

Connected

Step 3. Scan, Preview, Restore Deleted Call History from iPhone 8/8 Plus/7/6s

The scanning may take a while because the program will thoroughly find all the deleted and lost contents inside the device.

Once the scanning stops, you can now see the display of file categories on the left.

Click on ‘Call History’ to preview all the desired numbers to be recovered. Click the ‘Recover’ button at the end of the screen. Don’t forget to save them in a new folder on the computer.

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Part 3. Restore Deleted Call History/Log from iTunes Backup

This step is for those who have iTunes backup and wanted to recover deleted call history/log from iPhone 8/8 plus/7/6s without having to restore the entire backup content. Check these steps:

(1). Launch FoneDog Toolkit- iOS Data Recovery

Launch the program on the computer and then click on the second recovery method which is the ‘Recover from iTunes Backup File’.FoneDog Toolkit- iOS Data Recovery will automatically detect all the iTunes backup files on the computer so there is no need to launch iTunes.

Connect Ios Device

(2). Choose Desired iTunes Backup File

The program will now display the entire detected iTunes backup from the computer.

Select the desired iTunes backup file and then click ‘Start Scan >’ to continue.

Select Itunes Backup

(3). Scan, Preview, and Recover Deleted Call Logs/History

FoneDog Toolkit- iOS Data Recovery will scan, extract, and download the entire files stored inside the iTunes backup; this process may take a while.

When the scanning stops, you are now able to see the files you have backed up in iTunes.Head over to the ‘Call History’ category and then choose all the numbers you want to recover.

Mark them individually and then click ‘Recover’ once you have completed your list. Make a new folder on the computer to store the recovered contents.

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Part 4. Retrieve Deleted Call Logs/History from iPhone 8/8 plus/7/6s via iCloud

If you have iCloud then you can also recover deleted call history/logs from iPhone 8/8 plus/7/6s easily. FoneDog Toolkit- iOS Data Recovery allows you to perform specific recovery of call history only without causing further data loss on the existing phone contents. To learn how to recover deleted call history/logs from iPhone 8/8 plus,

follow these guides:

#1. Sign into iCloudOpen the program

FoneDog Toolkit- iOS Data Recovery and click on the last recovery method: ‘Recover from iCloud’.

Next, you have to sign in to your iCloud account using the same exact details you are using the iPhone 8/8 plus.

Your privacy is a big concern that is why FoneDog Toolkit does not store any of your personal details on the server.

Note: You might need to turn off the 2-factor authentication for the meantime while the recovery is ongoing.

Login Icloud

#2. Select iCloud Backup and Download File Types

The next step you need to do is to choose what iCloud backup file you want to download. You can use the most recent backup file to better make sure that all the deleted call history from the iPhone 8/8 plus/7/6s is in there.

Click the ‘Download’ to extract the files and then select the correct file types in the pop-up window.

To make the scanning easy and fast, tick the box for ‘Call History’ and then click ‘Next’ to continue.

Select Icloud Backup

#3. Preview and Restore Deleted Call History from iCloud Backup

Now the program will scan the iCloud backup especially the selected Call History files.

Once it stops scanning, the call histories will now be displayed on the left side of the screen. You can preview each of the numbers on the right to verify.

Once you got all the required call histories, click the ‘Recover’ button at the end of the screen to let you save the entire recovered call histories on a new folder that you will create on the desktop.

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Video Guide: Selectively Recover Deleted Call History/Logs from iPhone

Can't find lost call logs? Don't panic, the video show you how to selectively restore call history/log from iPhone with 3 easy ways in few clicks.

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Part 5. How to Backup iPhone 8/8 plus/7/6s?

Lucky you if you are one of those people who already got their hands on the latest iPhone X/8/8 plus. This newest addition to the iPhone series has been making loud buzzes online and everywhere.

Of course, to make sure you will surely get the most of this mobile device, we would like to refresh your memory on how to effectively backup the iPhone X/8/8 plus for all the important phone contents such as call histories, contacts, text messages, photos, videos, and much more. Creating backup is necessary because you will never know when you will need these phone files.

More often, we tend to disregard the call history on the iPhone because we are confident that they will just stay in there until we clean up the device. However, certain scenarios like getting a new iPhone X/8/8 plus can trigger data loss, especially in the call logs.

If you missed saving the numbers on the contact lists then you will surely lose them all. If you are already an iPhone user then you may have done these steps but if this is your first time to set up an iPhone then you must learn to back up your data.

To better secure them, follow these steps on how to backup your new iPhone X/8/8 plus.

How to backup on iTunes

  1. Launch iTunes on the computer
  2. Follow the onscreen steps when you see the ‘Trust this computer’ message or the ‘Enter passcode’
  3. Choose the iPhone once you see its icon display on iTunes
  4. Click Backup Now
  5. Wait until the backup process is done. You will see the latest backup timestamp on your screen

How to backup on iCloud

  1. Connect the iPhone to a wireless network
  2. Tap Settings and then your name (your name with the icloud.com)
  3. Tap iCloud. If you don’t have an iCloud account then you can add an account
  4. Toggle on the ‘iCloud Backup’
  5. Tap Backup Now. Wait until the process is finished.

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How to restore call history/log from iTunes

When you lost or accidentally deleted a file, say your call history, you can find them in your iTunes backups.

But how do you restore call history/log from iTunes? Follow these steps:

  1. Launch iTunes on the computer. Update to the latest version if there are available
  2. Connect the iPhone X/8/8/7/6s plus using a USB cable
  3. Click on your device icon on the screen once it appears on iTunes
  4. Click on Restore Backup. First, confirm the latest iTunes backup by checking the date and timestamps.
  5. Click Restore and wait until the restore process is finished

Keep the iPhone 8/8/7/6s plus connected until it restarts and waits until it syncs with the computer. You can disconnect it once all the activities are done.

Note: If there are new and existing apps or files on the iPhone then it may be deleted so better create a backup of the new ones or it will be too risky to restore unless you are willing to lose them

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How to retrieve call history/log from iCloud

You can also restore all your backups from iCloud when you lose or have erased some important files like call history/log. Check out these steps on how to use your iCloud backup.

  1. If you have not yet erased all the contents of your iPhone 8/8/7/6s plus then you need to do by going to Settings>tap General>tap Reset>find and tap Erase all content and settings. If you have set up a passcode then you need to enter the code and then wait until the entire erasing is finished.
  2. Turn on the iPhone until you reach the ‘Hello’ screen. Follow the onscreen instructions until you reach the Apps & Data screen
  3. Tap Restore from iCloud Backup
  4. Sign in to your iCloud account
  5. Find the latest iCloud backup by referring to the date and timestamps. If you have purchased some apps and other files, then you need to enter your Apple ID to restore. You need to sign in for each app or you can skip this step and do it later.
  6. Choose the desired backup and wait until the restoration is complete. Make sure you are still connected to the internet to avoid any interruption.
  7. Once the restoration is complete, you can now finish the set up on the iPhone 8/8 plus/7/6s.

When you have backups, you are confident that no matter what kind of data loss like deleted call history/log you will experience; surely you can recover them at any time. However, if you missed creating a backup then this can be stressful and inconvenient. These backups will be a great help for you to recover data later.

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Part 6. Conclusions.

FoneDog Toolkit- iOS Data Recovery has just proven to be the most effective software that can recover almost all file types: contacts, call history, text messages, instant messages,photos, audios, videos, and more. You can even recover deleted call history/logs from iPhone 8/8 plus/7/6s with and without any backups.

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Was a Technical Specialist for a while, troubleshooting Smartphone and Software-related issues until a writing stint caught my attention.

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