How to Recover Lost Data from iPhone/iPad/iPod

To install more useful third-party app on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, you may have to jailbreak your iDevice. However, it takes a possible risk that your iOS data may get lost if the jailbreak fails. You may wonder if there’s any way for you to recover your lost data on your iPhone, iPad, etc. Fortunately, there’s an incredible data recovering tool, iPhone Data Recovery, which specializes in restoring lost iPhone content. Let’s learn how this legend data recovering software works.

iPhone Data Recovery works better than other software of the same kind. It provides you with three recovery modes, “to scan your iOS directly for lost data”, “recover from iTunes backup” and “recover from iCloud backup”. With it, you can recover around 16 types of iOS data including the text files and the media files. For example, contacts, notes, camera roll, messages, and so forth.

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Tutorial  (The passage will be separated into 3 parts as follow:)

Recover Lost iPhone Data Directly from iOS

You are allowed to scan your iOS device, like iPhone 5S/5C/5/4S/4, iPad 2/1/mini 2/mini/ iPad with Retina display/The new iPad, and so on, with the help of iPhone Data Recovery. It helps if you install this distinctive recovering tool and have your iPhone/iPad connected to the computer.

Step 1
Connect your iPhone/iPad to the Computer

After operating the installation, you can connect your iPhone to the computer via USB cable. After your device detected, you can see the interface as below.

Recover Data from iOS Device
Step 2
Enter DFU Mode to Scan Your Device

Before having your iDevice scanned, you should make sure that you have entered the DFU mode of your device. If you have entered the DFU mode, you can just skip and move on. If you haven’t entered yet, you can read the passage below.
To enter DFU mode, you should:
1) Hold your iPhone/iPad and click "Start" in the interface of iPhone Data Recovery.
2) Hold "Power" and "Home" buttons simultaneously for exactly 10 seconds. The Software will count down for you.
3) When 10 seconds passed, release the "Power" button right away, but not the "Home" button. After another 10 seconds, you'll be informed that you've successfully entered the DFU mode and you can release the "Home" button now.After that, the software will begin scan your iPhone automatically and within few seconds, all the data will be displayed in the interface as below.

Enter DFU Mode
Step 3
Preview and Recover Contents Selectively

Since all your iPhone data is displayed in the interface of this incredible recovering program, you can preview them one by one according to categories, like contacts, messages, message attachments, call history, camera roll, photo stream, photo library, calendar, notes, reminders, voice memos and safari bookmark and so forth. You can preview the detail information of the text messages and contacts like the phone number, date and sending time, etc.

Recover Data from iOS

If you want to retrieve all the iPhone data, you can directly click "Recover". If you want to recover some of them, you can tick the other catalogue off and remain the ones you want to recover.

Recover Previous Content by Retrieving from iTunes Backup File

In this recovery mode, you can recover your iOS lost data from iTunes backup file. No matter you lost your iPhone data in what situation, deleted accidentally, fail while jailbreaking, broken, stolen, screen smash, etc. you can easily recover them back to your iPhone/iPad.

Step 1
Pick up the Latest iTunes Backup File

After launching, choose the second recovering mode, you will see the following screenshot.

Recover Data from iTunes

As you can see in the picture, if you have do iTunes backup with more than one device, the program will list all these files for you, choose the correct one and the latest one for your iPhone and iPad. Then, click "Start Scan".

Step 2
Preview and Restore Critical Previous Data

After the scanning, all the iOS content that stored in your iTunes backup file will be listed according to categories. You are facilitated to preview them one after another.

Recover Data from iTunes

You can also choose "Only display the deleted items" to neglect the existing data and preview the lost data only.
After choosing all iPhone data you want, you can easily get them back by simply one click.
You can also choose to recover from iCloud backup. To choose this method, you should make sure that you have an iCloud account and have done backup with it.

Step 1
Choose the Recovery Mode and Sign in your iCloud

Launch iPhone Data Recovery and choose the third mode. You will see the following window.

Recover from iCloud Backup File

As you can see in the picture, if you have do iTunes backup with more than one device, the program will list all these files for you, choose the correct one and the latest one for your iPhone and iPad. Then, click "Start Scan".

Step 2
Download and Scan your iCloud Backup

After signing in, you will see the iCloud backup files of your iCloud account. Choose the latest one and click the download button to download them.
Then, you can see the iCloud content. Click the scan button to analyze iCloud backup. Don’t worry about wasting time because it won’t last you long.

Scan iCloud Backup File
Step 3
Preview and Recover Data from the iCloud Backup

After the scan, you can check almost all data in your iCloud backup. Then you choose the item you want and click on the Recover button to save them on your PC.

Recover Data from iCloud

Note: Please remember not to use your iPhone after you lost data from it. Any operation on your device can produce new data, which can overwrite your lost data and make it unrecoverable.

You can easily get whatever iPhone/iPad/iPod lost data including contacts, videos, photos, text messages, notes, bookmarks, and so on back with the help of the awesome recovering tool - iPhone Data Recovery.

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