Tenorshare iPhone Data Recovery can help you get all lost data back, which are lost because you failed to update,accidently deleted or iPhone got damaged. It is easier than ever to find lost photos, contacts, SMS, notes, WhatsApp messages, voice memos, reminders, call history, SMS attachments or even Safari bookmarks.
Recover contacts from iPhone without iTunes backup files
Restore and Extract data from iTunes backup files
Save lost data from damaged, crashed, broken or smashed iOS devices
Retrieve data lost after jailbreak, iOS 6/7upgrade, factory setting restore
Backup iPhone data to local computer freely
Support the newest iPhone 5s/5c/5 and iOS 7
User Guide for iPhone Data Recovery
Below is the detailed guide of how to recover lost data from your iPhone, including photos, SMS, notes, call history and other files from iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS. No matter you lose date after iOS updates or jailbreak, the program could scan for lost files and then recover for you. You are allowed to preview files before recovery.
Tenorshare iPhone Data Recovery provides 2 recovery modes; you can choose the one best suit you.
- Option 1. Recover Data from iPhone
- Option 2. Recover Data from iTunes Backup File
Option 1. Directly Recover Data from iPhone - iPhone Recovery Mode 1
In this mode, you can directly restore data from iPhone without iTunes backup.
Note: For iPhone 5 and iPhone 4 users, there's no need to enter into DFU mode. Just skip step 2 and click "Start Scan" to the next step.
Step 1. Connect iPhone to PC & Select recovery mode
First connect iPhone to PC with USB cable. Next launch iPhone Data Recovery on your PC. When you see the main interface of the program, choose "Recover Data from iOS Devices".
Step 2. Enter into DFU mode
DFU mode is a special mode of iOS device, from which we could load data to the program. Follow the steps to set iPhone to DFU mode.
- Click "Start" to access iPhone DFU mode.
- Keeping holding "Home" and "Power" button for 10 seconds.
- Release "Power" button and keep holding "Home" for 15 seconds.
Step 3. Start scanning iPhone for lost data
When you entere into DFU mode, the software will begin to communicate with your device for scanning. As the communication bar reaches 100%, you will get below interface. Click "Start Scan".
Step 4.Preview contacts, SMS, notes, photos, etc.
Now all scanned files are on the program listed according to category. You can preview one by one and decide which to recover. To save time, you can just recover those you need.
Step 5. Recover data from iPhone
Check the files you need and click "Recover". Then specify a path to save the recovered files on your PC. In a few minutes, you can freely view the recovered files on your computer.
Option 2. Recover Data from iTunes Backup File - iPhone Recovery Mode 2
Got a recent iTunes backup of your iPhone? The other option iPhone Data Recovery provides is "Recover Data from iTunes Backup File". If you have backed up or synced iPhone with iTunes on your PC, you will get an iTunes backup. However, the backup is a SQLITEDB file that cannot be viewed on PC. Now we'll show you how iPhone Data Recovery recovers iPhone data from iTunes backup.
Step 1.Select recovery mode & Choose iTunes backup
Run iPhone Data Recovery and chose "Recover Data from iTunes Backup File". The program detects all backups and shows them on the program main interface. Choose the one you need and click "Start Scan" to precede.
Step 2. Preview deleted or lost files from iTunes Backup
After scanning, preview all backup contents according to their category.
Step 3.Restore iPhone from iTunes backup
Choose specific files you need and then retrieve iPhone photos, messages, notes, contacts and more to PC.
Instead of looking for ways to recover iPhone contacts, photos, SMS and other files, we could transfer iPhone data to PC using Tenorshare iPhone Data Recovery, which is quite necessary if you want to update iOS or jailbreak iPhone.