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 useful when you do not have the latest backup of all the content in your device. You can extract data from iPhone by using a recovery tool, which functions efficiently even when the device is unresponsive.

To extract data from iPhone, it is important that you prepare yourself ahead. The things that you require are your iPhone 5, USB cable, Mac or PC, and iMyfone D-Back iPhone data recovery or iMyfone D-Back iPhone data recovery for Mac.

Main Features of iMyfone D-Back

We discussed earlier that it is viable to extract data from iPhone using a recovery tool. iMyfone D-Back is one such software package that is capable of retrieving all the 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. In addition to these features, others include:

  • Enticing support to over 22 file extensions, which makes it easy for you to retrieve any document from your device
  • The intelligent recovery mode that automatically analyzes the device and picks the best recovery process
  • Previews the recoverable files, making it easy for you to assess the size and also choose only the valuable content rather than the entire content
  • Supports all the variants of iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
  • You can retrieve the content directly from the device, or from iTunes or iCloud backup

Windows version Mac version

Steps to extract data from iPhone using iMyfone D-Back

We will provide 2 methods to extract iPhone data according to 2 different situations.

Method 1: Directly from the device

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

Recover 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 done, 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 will display it in the interface. Press the “Scan” icon beneath the device to go to the next step.

recognize the device

Step 4: iMyfone D-Back will examine and analyze the device thoroughly. Once complete, it will show the recoverable content from the device on the interface. You can preview the files is that you need before downloading. Additionally, you can also see only the deleted content by choosing “Show only the deleted files” option. After marking the necessary data, press the “Recover” button.

analyze the device

Step 5: A small dialogue box will pop up asking you to mention the destination folder where you want the program to save the files. Navigate it to the folder on your computer, and wait until the obligation completes the recovery process.

After completion, you can check the folder to see the recovered data from your iPhone.

Method 2: Extracting data from an iTunes or iCloud backup file

Step 1: Run the program, and from the main screen, choose “Recover from iTunes Backup” or “Recover from iCloud Backup” option. Press the “Start” icon and choose the file type that you wish to recover.

choose “Recover 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 download or recover the data. Press the “Scan” button to begin scanning.

scan backup file

Step 3: After completing the scanning process, you will see the recoverable files according to the selected file format. You can browse the categories according to the requirement or view only the deleted content by choosing “Only show the deleted files” option. After reviewing the required files, click the checkbox for the necessary files and press “Recover”.

extract iphone backup file

Step 4: Once iMyfone D-Back completes the recovery process, it asks for a folder with you would like to save the files. Go to a folder on your computer, and allow the program to complete the entire saving process.


Now that you have learned about extracting data from iPhone, choose iMyfone D-Back iPhone data recovery or iMyfone D-Back iPhone data recovery for Mac to retrieve content individually rather than downloading an entire backup file.

Windows version Mac version

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