How to Retrieve Deleted Call History on iPhone

How to Retrieve Deleted Call History on iPhone

There are three ways to recover deleted call history from an iPhone. The first method is to extract the call logs straight form your iPhone, the second and third involve extracting data from a previously made backup in iTunes or iCloud. If you backup your phone on a regular basis, at least two of these methods will be available to use.

If you successfully synced your iPhone to iTunes or iCloud before the call history was deleted, you will be able to retrieve your missing call history by extracting data from a backup. Follow the steps below to find your lost data.

Summary

  1. Download and open Enigma Recovery
  2. Connect your iPhone to the computer
  3. Select to scan Calls and start scan
  4. See deleted call history
  5. Save call history

Enigma Recovery

Enigma recovery is built to help you recover your deleted iPhone data. When a file is deleted from your iPhone, be it a message, a call, or a contact, the item is stored in the phone’s internal database. Many of our deleted items remain on our phones for long periods of time after deletion.

These ghost files are eventually overwritten when new data is created. It is advised that if you are trying to recover deleted items from your iPhone, you do so as quickly as possible. This will increase your chances of finding the correct deleted files before they are inevitable overwritten!

Unlocking

The Enigma Recovery download itself is free. You’ll be able to use the software to see how much deleted data can be recovered from your device or backup file. After the scan of your device or file, you’ll be able to preview a portion of deleted items. To unlock the full version of Enigma where you can see all your data and save it, simply purchase a license key.

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How to Recover Deleted Call History Straight From Your iPhone

Step 1 – Download and install Enigma Recovery

Using a laptop or computer, download Enigma Recovery from this website and install it to your desktop.

Step 2 – Connect your iPhone to the computer or laptop

Using your phone’s USB cable, connect your iPhone to the computer and you will see the software recognise your device.

Step 3 – Select to scan ‘Calls’ and start scan

View the list of recoverable items and select to recover ‘Calls’ and start the scan. After the scan has completed, click ‘View data’ to view the recovered items.

Step 4 – See deleted call history

When the software has finished scanning your device, you’ll be able to view a portion of your deleted call log. Proceed to view your data by clicking onto the ‘Calls’ tab at the side. You can now start ticking the files you would like to save, restore or print.

Step 5 – Save call history

To save your data you will need to unlock the full version of Enigma Recovery. Click ‘Export & Restore’ and then ‘Export to desktop’. You may choose any location in which to save your data, and ‘Export’.

How to Recover Deleted Call History From iCloud

Step 1 – Download Enigma Recovery

Although your call history is not visible in iCloud, an iPhone data recovery software can give you access to hidden iCloud files. Download and install Enigma Recovery to begin.

Step 2 – Select Recover from my iCloud

From the side menu, select ‘Recover from my iCloud’.

Step 3 – Log into iCloud

Log into your iCloud account. Your login details will remain secure as the software will not retain or remember your details.

Step 4 – Choose backup file

The software will show you all of the backup files found in your iCloud account. Select the one you would like to recover your call history from and ‘Continue’.

Step 5 – Select Calls and start scan

Choose all the data types you would like to download from your iCloud account including your ‘Calls’. Now start your scan.

Step 6 – View deleted call history

View your recovered call history after the software has finished downloading data form your iCloud backup by selecting the ‘Calls’ tab.

Step 7 – Save recovered data

To save your recovered call logs you will need to unlock the full version of Enigma Recovery. Select ‘Export & Restore’ > ‘Export to desktop’ > select the location to save the data in > and finally ‘Export’.

How to Recover Deleted Call History From an iTunes Backup

Step 1 – Download Enigma Recovery

Download and install Enigma Recovery to help you successfully extract data form your backup files.

Step 2 – Select Recover from my iTunes

From the side menu, select ‘Recover from my iTunes’. The software will then show you all the iTunes backup files available to download on your computer or laptop.

Step 3 – Choose a backup file

Select a backup file to recover from and ‘Continue’. You may wish to select the one with the most recent date if you want to recover your most recent data.

Step 4 – Select to scan Calls

Choose the data types that you would like to recover from the software and ‘Start scan’. You may just want to select ‘Calls’ only.

Step 5 – View deleted call history

Once the software has finished extracting files from your iTunes backup file. You will be able view data by clicking onto the ‘Calls’ tab.

Step 6 – Save call logs

To save the call history to your computer in a readable format unlock the full version of Enigma Recovery. Select ‘Export & Restore’ and ‘Export to Desktop’. You can change the location of where you’d like to save data by clicking ‘Browse’. Once you have done this, click ‘Export’ once more to save.

If you need any help using Enigma Recovery, give us a shout! Use the live call chat function within the software or on the website. Or you can visit our FAQ section.

About

Sarah McGregor joined the Enigma Recovery Team in June 2014. As Digital and Content Marketing Executive she writes help blogs and ‘How to’ articles for the website. When she isn’t writing, she enjoys connecting with our customers through social media and email.