Recover Lost iPhone Photos, Contacts, Messages and More from iTunes Backup Files

iPhone Data Recovery - Recover iPhone Contacts, SMS, Photos, Vidoes & More

Wondershare Data Recovery for iTunes enables to recover all iTunes files, including those synced from iOS devices, extract all your backed-up video and photos, recover full contents of contacts and SMS, and recover non-media files like notes, calendars and call records.

Platforms: Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite), 10.9 (Mavericks), 10.8 (Mountain Lion), 10.7, or 10.6 Go to Dr.Fone for Windows (For Windows Users)

No way to recover your lost files of iPhone 5/4S/4/3GS, iPad 1/2 or iPod Touch 4? That's simply not true. There is actually a way for you to find back your photos, videos, contacts, SMS, calendar, notes and call history when you accidentally delete them or just lost the iPhone. All you need is an iPhone data recovery tool. Keep reading the detailed solution below.

How to find lost data with iPhone data recovery software

Get a data recovery for iPhone first: Wondershare Data Recovery for iTunes (for Mac users) or Wondershare Dr.Fone (for Windows users).

No matter you are using iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS or previous versions, both of the iPhone data recovery software enable you to find the backup file and preview the contacts, SMS, photos, videos, calendar, notes and call history in details, so that you can recover them according to your needs. More, Wondershare Dr.Fone lets you directly scan and recover data from iPhone 4/3GS.

Free download and install it on your Mac below. This free trial version allows you to extract and preview all the content in details.


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Step1. Scan the backup file

Here, let's extract iPhone backup and recover data with Wondershare Data Recovery for iTunes.

Run the data recovery for iPhone on your computer, and you'll get the interface as follow. Don't connect and sync your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch with iTunes to prevent lost files from being overwritten.

If you have ever connected more than one iDevices with iTunes on your computer, you'll find out more backup file records for each of them. Just select the one you want back and continue to scan.

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Step2. Perform iPhone data recovery

After a few seconds, all the contents of the backup file are scanned out and displayed in categories. You can preview each of them and decide which one to recover or you can choose to recover them all, up to your decision.

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When the lost files are recovered, you can import your contacts to your iPhone through the Apple mail address, or just keep it on your computer as a backup. Any way is OK, if you like it. But do make backup well to avoid another data loss.

Why can iPhone data recovery software find back lost files of iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch, even the device is lost or broken?

As a matter of fact, each time you sync data between your devices and iTunes, all the previous data on your devices are automatically backed up by iTunes as a file with extension (.sqlitedb). This special backup file will be continuously updated along with your later sync, and can't be viewed or taken out unless you use some special tricks. And this is what Wondershare Data Recovery for iTunes is designed for.

What if I don't have iTunes backup file? Don't worry. You can switch to Wondershare Dr.Fone, which can help to direclty scan and recover data from iPhone 4/3GS. This function will be added into Wondershare Data Recovery for iTunes soon.

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