How to Recover Lost Safari Bookmarks from iPhone

“Several days ago, my daughter has used my iPhone. But when I got the iPhone back I found the Safari Bookmarks have lost, maybe my sweeties did something wrong with the device, is there any method can help to restore my Lost Safari Bookmarks?”

If the Safari Bookmark on iPhone and iPad once lost in accidental deletion, crashed system, factory setting or any other kinds of unknown reasons, how to get them back? Do remember to back up your bookmarks history with iTunes, this simple action can help you recover the data without any trouble. If you don’t have a backup, you can directly scan and restore lost Safari Bookmarks.

With the help of iPhone Data Recovery program, you have three solutions to restore your safari bookmarks: "Recover from iOS Devices", "Recover from iTunes Backup Files" and "Recover from iCloud Backup Files". Here is a brief introduce to iPhone data recovery software.

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Part 1: How to Recover Deleted Safari Bookmarks from iPhone Directly

Step 1. Run the program and connect your iPhone to computer

First of all, download, install and run iPhone Data Recovery program. Connecting your iPhone to your computer via USB cable. Then you'll get the interface as follow. Here are three recovery modes, choose "Recover from iOS Device" mode and move to the next step.

Step 2. Enter DFU mode and scan

I. For iPhone 4/3GS users (iPhone 7/7 Plus/6s/6s Plus/6/6 Plus/5S/5C/5/4S user can skip this to next)

A. The following window will be presented. Now, you can choose "Advanced Mode" at the corner of the window to get a deeper scan.

B. Enter the mode of DFU and scan your device

Before scanning, you need to enter the mode of device’s scanning. Now please follow the steps one by one.

Then the software begins scanning your device automatically for lost data, and you’ll get the interface as follow.

II. For iPhone users of 7/7 Plus/6s/6s Plus/6/6 Plus/5S/5C/5/4S

There is only one button - "Start Scan" on the main window. Connect your iPhone to the PC, click the "Start Scan" button and scan your iPhone, a scanning window will immediately appear.

Step 3. Preview and restore iPhone Bookmarks

When the scan is over, all your current files and lost data on iPhone will be found and listed in clear categories. To select the category of "Safari Bookmark" and preview them one by one. You can choose what you want and click "Recover" button to save them on your computer.

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Part 2: Recover Deleted iPhone Safari Bookmarks from iTunes Backup

If you had made an iTunes backup before, and this backup contains the records of deleted safari bookmarks, you can get deleted bookmarks back via iTunes.

1. Connect your iPhone to computer and open iTunes.
2. After iTunes detect your iPhone, right-click on iPhone and select "Restore from Backup", then choose appropriate backup to restore.

But you need to know, the whole iTunes backup wll restore to iPhone, so you will lost existing data on iPhone, and you can follow the below steps to extract iTunes backup and selectively recover iPhone safari bookmarks.

Note: If your data have already lost, do not sync your device with iTunes, or your lost Safari bookmarks will be overwritten.

Step 1. Extract iTunes backup for iPhone Bookmark

First, you need to launch iPhone Data Recovery program then go to the "Recover from iTunes Backup File". Then, you'll get the interface below, and your iOS devices of iTunes backup files will be listed. Here, you need to choose the one of your iPhone and click "Start Scan" to extract it.

extract iTunes backup

Step 2. Preview and restore iPhone Safari Bookmark

It may take you a few seconds to scan. After scanning, you can preview the whole contents from iTunes backup in categories. Before the recovery, you can choose the category of "Safari Bookmarks" and preview the details. Then choose what you want and click "Recover" button to save them on your PC.

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Part 3: Recover Deleted iPhone Safari Bookmarks from iCloud Backup

If you sync iPhone data to iCloud before, you can get deleted iPhone bookmarks back via iCloud, follow the below steps.

1. Tap "Settings" > "General" > "Reset" > "Erase All Content and Settings" on iPhone.
2. When you see a pop-up, tap "Erase iPhone", after iPhone restart, tap "Set Up iPhone" > "Restore from iCloud Backup".
3. Enter Apple ID and password to sign in your iCloud account, choose a backup contains the records of deleted bookmarks and download it to your iPhone.

But as with iTunes, the existing data on iPhone will be overwritten by whole iCloud backup, you can follow the below steps to extract iCloud backup and selectively recover iPhone safari bookmarks .

Step 1. Choose the recovery mode and login iCloud

Launch the iPhone data recovery program, you can switch to "Recover from iCloud Backup Files" mode, then you can enter your Apple ID and password to sign in your iCloud account.

login iCloud

Step 2. Download and scan your iCloud backup

After login sucessfully, the software will search all iCloud backup automatically and show in your account as a list, choose the one you want to access and click "Download" button. You can select the types of files to get it down to your computer, then start extract the backup file.

Step 3. Preview and recover safari bookmarks for iPhone

When finish the scan, you can select the bookmarks category on the left and preview the detail info of the backup file, mark the bookmarks you need and click "Recover" button to save them to computer for your use.

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This powerful program is designed to restore lost files from iPhone, iPad and iPod at ease, It allows you to restore your data, including photos, videos, contacts, SMS, call logs, Safari bookmark, calendars, etc.

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