I know how important it is to ensure your contacts are saved when you lose your phone markye. Did you have the Find My iPhone feature enabled on your phone? Although, contacts can not be remotely backed up, if you have Find My iPhone enabled, you have the option to lock the screen to avoid anyone accessing information on your phone. Also, if you previously backed up your contacts prior to the phone being lost, they should still be saved. To determine if you saved your contacts via iCloud, you may always sign in your iCloud account to see if contacts were saved. This will also allow you to lock your screen if Find My iPhone was enabled. For additional information click, http://apple.co/1bEhqEP
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