How to Recover Lost Data from iPhone

Accidentally deleted your important data from your iPhone? If you want to recover your iPhone data, just keep reading this article. We provide you 2 simple ways to recover iPhone data: directly scan iPhone to recover the data and recover lost data from iTunes backup.

As we all know, iTunes can automatically backup your iPhone data, but iTunes store the data in unreadable files and you can’t check them directly. Don’t worry, iPhone Data Recovery program can solve this problem, which enable you to find the backup file and preview the contacts, SMS, photos, videos, calendar, notes and call history in details.

Now, download the right version for your computer below to have a try.

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Part 1: How to Restore Lost Data Directly from iPhone

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

After downloading and installing iPhone Data Recovery program on your computer, launch it.

I. For iPhone 6/6 Plus/5S/5C/5/4S users

There is only a "Start Scan" button on the main window. After connecting your iPhone, click the "Start Scan" button to scan your iPhone, then you'll see this scanning window.

II. For iPhone 4/3GS users

After connecting your iPhone to the computer, you can choose "Advanced Mode" at the corner of the window to get a deeper scan. Then please get into the device's scanning mode before scanning. Now, do as the following instructions:
  • 1. Hold your device and click the "Start" button.
  • 2. Pressing the "Power" and "Home" buttons simultaneously for 10 seconds.
  • 3. After 10 seconds, release the "Power" button, but keep holding "Home" for another 15 seconds.

When you're told that you've entered the scanning mode, release the "Home" button, and the program starts to scan your iPhone as follows:

Step 2. Preview and select the recover data

After the scan, all your data in your iPhone are found and listed in organized categories, such as photos, contacts, messages, call history, calendar, notes, reminders, voice memos and safari bookmark. You can preview full contents of all of them one by one.

If you want to restore all of them, please mark them all and click "Recover" button to save them on your computer in one click. You can selectively mark and recover those you want by pressing "Recover" button.

Note: Data found here includes lost data and those still on your iPhone. If you only want to recover your deleted data, just refine the scan result by using the slide button at bottom to only display deleted items. Choose the data you want and click "Recover" button to save them.

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Part 2: How to Recover Lost Data from iTunes Backup

Step 1. Choose the iTunes backup to scan

After launching the iPhone Data Recovery program on your computer, then choose "Recover from iTunes Backup File", you will see the backup files displayed on your computer. Select the backup file records you wanted and click "Start Scan" to extract the content from your iPhone backup file.

Note: Please don't connect and sync your iPhone with iTunes during the progress, or your iTunes backup will be updated and your previous data will be overwritten.

Step 2. Preview and perform iPhone data recovery

When the scan over, you will find all the backup file are listed and displayed in categories. Before the recovery, you allow to preview them one  by one. Then choose the data you want to recover and save them on your computer.

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Now, download this program to recover your data.

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