How to Extract Data from iPhone without/from Backup

Extracting data from your iPhone is helpful when you are facing a problem with your device. It is also necessary when you do not have the latest backup of all the content in your device. You can extract data from iPhone using an extraction tool.

To extract data from iPhone, it is important that you prepare yourself well. The things that you need are your iPhone, USB cable, computer, and iMyFone D-Port.

Main Features of iMyFone D-Port

We discussed earlier that it is viable to extract data from iPhone using a recovery tool. iMyFone D-Port is such a software that is capable of exporting the existing information from your iPhone. What makes it unique from other tools is its functionality, capability in extracting data, and protecting the current settings and content of the device. Here are some other features of iMyFone D-Port:

  • It supports to extract 20 types of files, which includes notes, messages, photos, videos, third-party app history and more.
  • It has 3 extraction modes. You can choose Export from iOS Device, Extract from iTunes Backup, or Extract from iCloud Backup.
  • You can preview the files before extraction. That makes it easy for you to choose only the valuable content rather than the entire content.
  • It supports all the variants of iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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How to Extract Data from iPhone Using iMyFone D-Port

We will provide 2 methods to extract iPhone data according to if you have a backup or not.

Method 1 Extract Data Directly from Device without Backup

Step 1: Download the trial version by visiting the official website. Install the package and launch the program. From the main interface, choose “Export from iOS Device” option. Hit the “Start” button.

choose Export from iOS Device

Step 2: From the next screen, you can mark the file types that you wish to recover. Remember that it is a multiple selection, and you can mark all the categories of the data. Once you click "Next", the program will ask you to connect the device to the PC.

mark the file types

Step 3: The software will recognize the device and display it on the interface. Press the “Scan” icon to start the scanning process.

scan the device

Step 4: iMyFone D-Port will examine and analyze the device thoroughly. Once complete, it will show the existing content on the device on the interface. You can preview the files that you need before exporting. After marking the data you want to extract, press the “Export” button to store the data on your computer.

preview the data

Step 5: A small dialogue box will pop up asking you to choose the destination folder where you want the program to save the files. Select a location on your computer, and wait until the process completes. Then you can check the folder to see the extracted data from your iPhone.

save the data to computer

Method 2 Extracting Data from an iTunes or iCloud Backup File

Step 1: Run the program, and from the main screen, choose “Extract from iTunes Backup” or “Extract from iCloud Backup” option. Press the “Start” icon and choose the file type that you wish to recover. Here we take “Extract from iTunes Backup” as an example. It is similar to extract from iCloud backup.

choose Extract from iTunes Backup”

Step 2: The program will scan for the available backup files. Once completed, it will display the available backup files on the screen. You can then select the preferred backup file from which you wish to export the data. Press the “Scan” button to begin scanning. (If you choose to extract from iCloud backup, you will need enter your iCloud account information. The other steps are the same.)

choose a backup file

Step 3: Once the scanning process finishes, you will see the files you selected previously. You can now check the necessary files you need to extract and press “Export”. Finally, choose a folder on your computer, and allow the program to complete the entire saving process.

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Now that you have learned about extracting data from iPhone, choose iMyFone D-Port to export content selectively rather than downloading an entire backup file.

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