Q:"An old friend of mine called me the other day, but I forgot to save the number. I often sync data to iTunes. Is it possible to get the call history I need from my iPhone backups? If so, please tell how." - Jackson

Missing important calls or forgetting to keep ingoing numbers happens all the time. Like Jackson, you perhaps get some urgent or valued call logs deleted or lost. However, don't be anxious a lot. There are always practical solutions offered to help to recover deleted call history from iTunes without any complicated procedures. Check here right now in your own way.

Part 1. How to Retrieve Call History from iTunes Straightly

Without doubts, iTunes app will pop out of your mind in the first place when you plan to fetch desired iPhone call history from created iTunes backups. As it turns out, it works in various cases. Now, pay attention to the steps as below:
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Step 1: Run iTunes on computer and connect iPhone with original Apple cable;

Step 2: When your iPhone appears in iTunes, tap on "Summary" > "Backups" > "Restore Backup..."; alternatively, go to "File" > "Devices" > "Restore from Backup...";

Step 3: Pick up one iTunes backup you want and confirm "Restore" to restore the whole iTunes backup.

Note: This way, recovering data from iTunes backup directly, gives no access to only restore designated call logs and will replace current iPhone data. Besides, no preview feature can be used as well. If you prefer a better workaround, move to the following part.

Part 2. How to Recover Call History from iTunes with Professional Software

Taking the aid of one 3rd-party program, such as Joyoshare iPhone Data Recovery, can well protect all existing data on iPhone. Unlike aforementioned direct method, it won't replace, damage or overwrite iOS data as the tool can serve as a perfect media to help search files from iPhone/iPad/iPod touch, iTunes and iCloud backups.

Furthermore, this trustworthy software also comes with broad compatibility to the newest iOS 12 and iPhone XS/XR. It allows you to download and transfer call history, photos, videos, reminders, Safari bookmarks, calendars, etc. from iDevice or iTunes/iCloud backup to computer selectively or fully. Best of all, it performs wonderfully to enable you to scan files at fast speed and preview recoverable data in real time.

Key Features of Joyoshare iPhone Data Recovery:

Retrieve iPhone call history with 3 recovery modes

Support getting both common and encrypted data off backups

Scan more than 20 kinds of iOS data at an amazing speed

Preview whatever you need in real time and recover in selective manner

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