Apple made subtle changes to its cloud drive, iCloud, which now allows a user to undelete files previously removed from the account. The option provides an easy recovery method for retrieving deleted photos, contacts, and calendars. Even if you delete accidentally, you still have the opportunity to retrieve them with ease. However, if you are looking to expand deleted files from the backup file, then please note that the service provided by Apple does not cover everything. It has limitations, and you may not recover older files.

We will introduce 2 methods in following text through which you can recover deleted files from iCloud easily.

1 How to Recover Deleted Files from

Even if you delete files from your iPhone or iPad, it is still possible to retrieve them from the trash with the help of

Step 1: After signing in with your Apple account, choose the settings feature.

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Step 2: At the base of the screen, you need to select "Advanced" option and select restore files.

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Step 3: You can pick up the files individually or select all if you want to restore everything. Once done, you can just click "Done" to get them back.

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A major disadvantage provided by the option by Apple is that the content available in the trash has a lifespan of 30 days. After this period, regardless of the files and the size, Apple removes them permanently.

2 Recover 22+ Files from iCloud using 3rd-Party Tool

With the limitation provided by Apple, it is impossible to recover data should you wish to get a back file after the period of 30 days. It is here that iMyfone D-Back iPhone data recovery will be helpful. The recovery tool helps and retrieval of content from iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch in an easy way. The lightweight and yet simple to use program is capable of recognizing different file formats and helps the user to retrieve anything from their phone. The important features of the program are:

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iMyfone D-Back iPhone Data Recovery

  • It supports recovering over 22+ file formats such as photos, text messages, safari history, voice memos etc from your iPhone, iTunes backup, iCloud backup.
  • Preview the recoverable and extractable before performing recovery.
  • Compatible with common iOS system and iOS device such as iOS 7, iOS 8, iOS 9, iOS 10 and iPhone 7, iPhone 6s, iPhone 4 etc.

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Steps to retrieve deleted files from iCloud using iMyfone D-Back

Step 1: iMyfone D-Back is available as a trade vacant for Mac and Windows. You can download the respective file and install the same. Launching the program will open its main window. From the window, you need to select "Recover from iCloud Backup" feature from the left pane of the window.

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Step 2: Upon pressing the start button, the program will open a new screen where you will be selecting the file format that you wish to recover. Remember that it is a multiple-choice option, and you can select more than one category.

 select the file format

Step 3: After selection, press the next button. iMyfone D-Back will now ask you to enter the account details. Input the details to enter the account.

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Step 4: The software will begin looking for available backup files. It will then display them in sequential order. You need to choose an appropriate backup file from which you wish to recover data. After deciding on the appropriate file, click the next button at the bottom.

choose an appropriate backup file

Step 5: iMyfone D-Back will download the files from the selected backup file and display the recoverable data in its preview window. From the window, you can mark the files from different categories that you wish to recover. If you fancy seeing only the deleted files, you can do this by opting for "show only deleted files" option. Press the Recover button at the bottom after finishing with the selection.

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Step 6: A pop-up dialogue box appears asking you to choose the destination. Cruise to the folder where you expect to save the files and wait for iMyfone D-Back iPhone data recovery to complete the recovery process. After finishing, you can open the destination folder to check for the files recovered from the selected backup file.

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