Accidentally Restored iPhone? How to Get Back Lost Data

Did you accidentally restore your iPhone to factory settings? As impossible as it seems it can happen. You just need to hit “Reset All Contents and Settings” by mistake for one reason or another and your iPhone is restored to factory settings. This also typically means that you’ve lost all the data on your device and if you hadn’t backup some of the data, this may be a really stressful situation to be in.

The good news is that deleted data on your device is not gone forever. It can be recovered as long as it hasn’t been overwritten. To avoid overwriting the data on your device and thereby make it easy to recover the data, it is vital that you refrain from using the device until you can take measures to recover the data. As for recovering the missing data, there is still a chance. Keep reading to find out what it is.

Recover Lost from Accidentally Restored iPhone via iMyFone D-Back (iOS 10.3 Supported)

An efficient way to recover data from your device after accidentally restoring it is to use a data recovery program. That said, there are very many data recovery programs available and very few actually effective enough to help you get your data back. Fortunately for you we have found an iPhone data recovery tool that is very easy to use. This data recovery tool is iMyFone D-Back iPhone data recovery Win or iMyFone iPhone data recovery Mac and the main reasons why we recommend you use it include the following.

  • It can also be used to recover just about 22+ file type. You can comfortably and very easily recover cotacts, photos, videos, call history, third-party app data, messages and more in just one click.
  • There are 4 recovery modes to choose, which are "recover data without backup", "Smart Recovery", "Recover from iTunes backup", "Recover from iCloud backup".
  • It can help in recovering data regardless of how the data was lost in the first place. Whether it was accidental deletion, damage to the device or an operation such as a jailbreak gone wrong.
  • It comes with a preview function that makes selective data recovery a reality.
  • It works perfectly with all iOS versions (new iOS 10.3 included).

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How to Recover Data from an Accidentally Restored iPhone

Before we begin, download and install the iMyFone program to your computer and then recover the data in one of the following ways.

1 Extract Missing Data from iTunes Backup Files

To selectively recover the data in your iTunes backup files, follow these very simple steps.

Step 1: launch the program and from the main window, click on “Recover from iTunes Backup” tab. Click “Start” to begin. In the next window, select the type of data you want to recover and then click “Next.”

launch the program

Step 2: You will notice that the program has detected and displayed all the iTunes backup file available on that computer. Select the one that contains the data you want to recover and then click on “Scan” to allow the program to scan the backup file for the selected data type.

scan the backup file for the selected data type

Step 3: The scanning process shouldn’t take long. Once it is done, select and preview the data you want to recover on the results page and then click “Recover” to save the recovered data.

preview the data you want to recover

2 Extract Missing Data from iCloud Backup Files

You can also recover data selectively from an iCloud backup. Here’s how to go about it.

Step 1: When you first launch the program, click on “Recover from iCloud Backup” and then click “Start.” In the resultant window, select the types of data you want to recover and then click on “Next” to continue.

recover data selectively from an iCloud backup

Step 2: In the next window, you will need to sign in to your iCloud account. Once signed in, the program will display all of the backup files available on that iCloud account. Click on the backup file that contains that data you want to recover and click “Next” to allow the program to download and scan the backup file.

Click on the backup file

Step 3: Once the scanning process is complete, select the missing files from the results displayed and then click “Recover” to save them.

select the missing files

Download iMyFone D-Back Data Recovery for iOS or iMyFone D-Back Data Recovery for iOS Mac version to check whether your missing data from an accidentally restored iPhone can be found in iTunes or iCloud backup files.

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