If you own iPhone 5/4S/4/3GS and lost your crucial stuffs or data from it, then you must be worried about your data. Though your concern is quite obvious but if you are thinking that you won't be able to get get it back, then you are wrong. It is because there is a way by which you can easily find back your videos, photos, contacts, SMS, calendar, call history, notes, music files and any other thing that you have either deleted accidentally or lost somehow from iPhone 5S/5C/5/4S/3Gs. All you need is a powerful and efficient iPhone Data Recovery program. Continue reading to get detailed solution below.
How to find Lost or Deleted Data using iPhone Data Recovery software?
It may interest you to know that, even if iPhone's manufacturer, claim their product to be well protected from situation like data loss or deletion, but prior to iOS 4, there is no such data protection mechanism available for the data stored in any of the iOS devices. After the release of iOS 4, the data protection mechanism was introduced but that is only for sensitive data related to the device only. No protection was there for the user files that were stored in the internal storage media. So, don't get surprised if you lose your data from iPhone or any of the iOS devices somehow. The good news is you can still recover it and for that you need iOS Device Recovery (For Windows) or iOS Device Recovery (For Mac). No matter you are using iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS or any of the previous versions, both of the above mentioned software enable you to find the backup file and preview the contacts, photos, videos, SMS, calendar, notes and call history in details, so that you can recover them as per your need. Both the software versions let you either directly scan or recover data from iPhone.
Below are the mentioned steps on how to recover lost or deleted data from iPhone.
Part 1: Recover Data Directly from iPhone Devices.
Step 1 - Connect your iPhone device to the computer.
Connect your device with your computer by using data cable and execute the application to get the below given interface.
Step 2 - Enter DFU mode to scan the device.Follow the below steps to get into the DFU mode before scanning the device for lost data.
- Hold the device and click 'Start' button in the software interface.
- Then hold 'Power' and 'Home' buttons on your device at the same time for exact 10 seconds and then hold two buttons immediately after step 1.
- After passing 10 seconds, release the 'Power' button right away but keep holding the 'Home' button. Afetr 10 seconds, you will be informed that you have successfully entered into the DFU mode and you can release the 'Home' button now.
- Once the above process is finished, the software will begin to scan your device automatically for lost data.
Step 3 - Preview and perform selective recovery of data.
After scanning your device this tool display the data in categories like photos stream, camera roll, photos library, contacts, call history, message attachments, messages, calendar, reminders, notes, voice memos and safari bookmark. You can preview full contents of the lost data one by one.
To recover some selected file mark them and press "Recover" button to restore it. But in case of complete recovery then just mark all of them and click 'Recover' to save them on the computer in just one click.
Part 2: Recover Previous Data from iTunes Backup
In this recovery mode you can effortlessly restore your previous data by extracting iTunes backup. Through this method, you can find your previous data that you failed to recover directly from the device.
Step 1 - Select iTunes backup file to scan.
To execute step 1, execute the program and select the "Recover from iTunes Backup File" mode.
In this step you can see many iTunes backup file of previous sync iDevices with iTunes. Now select the backup you want and click 'Start Scan' to begin iTunes backup extracting.
Step 2 - Preview and recover previous data.
After the completion of scanning process, all your data backed by iTunes will be appeared in categories which you can preview one by one before recovery.
After that you can mark and recover the selective data you want or you can mark all by pressing "Recover" button at the bottom.
Part 3: Recover Previous Data from iCloud Backup..
This recovery enables you to preview and recover all data in your iCloud backup. Therefore, don't backup your device with iCloud directly when you find data loss.
Step 1 - Choose the recovery mode and Sign in your iCloud
After finishing Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS, select the recovery mode of "Recover from iCloud Backup Files" on the top. A new window will appear below and enter your account and password to login.
Note: Wondershare never keep a record of any Apple account info or content during the process.
Step 2 - Download and scan your iCloud backup
The program can find all iCloud backup files in your account when you logged into iCloud. Choose the one option where you are going to recover data and click on the "Download" button. Then in the pop-up, you can choose the type of files you would like to download. By doing so, the time taken in downloading the iCloud backup files will be reduced.
After completing this process, you can now scan the iCloud content. Click on the "Scan" button to begin. This process will take some time.
Step 3 - Preview and recover whatever you want from the iCloud backup
The scan process will be complete in a few minutes. Now you can preview almost all data in your iCloud backup file such as photos, messages, contacts and more. Select the item you want to recover one by one and then click on the "Recovery button" to save them on your computer. If your iDevice is connected to your computer with a USB cable during the recovery process then messages, contacts and notes can be directly recovered to your iDevice.
|Voice Memos||Safari Bookmarks||SMS Attachments||Videos|
|Photo Library||Voicemail||Photo Stream|
|App Photos||App Video||App Documents|
Also See Guide Contents:
|Recover Files Directly from iPhone S on Mac .||Recover Previous Data from iTunes Backup of iPhone on Mac||Recover Previous Data from iCloud Backup of iPhone on Mac|