How to Retrieve Deleted Files on iPhone

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Your iPhone probably holds a lot of data. You have messages, contacts, photos, videos, notes and even app data like WhatsApp messages. It is a lot to keep track of so it is not very surprising that it can be very easy to lose some of the data on your iPhone. As a matter of fact, it happens very often and very easily. This is one of the reasons why it is very important to back up the data on your iPhone wither on iCloud or iTunes.

But it can happen that you accidentally delete very recent data maybe a message that you had yet to backup. In this case, you will be happy to know that despite the fact that the message has been deleted, it is still recoverable. This is because the iOS system doesn’t actually get rid of a file after you delete it, only the file’s place marker it removed to make room for other data.

With the right tool, you have the chance to retrieve deleted files on iPhone, we are going to provide you with this right tool and show you how to use it in this article.

Retrieve Deleted Files on iPhone using iMyfone D-Back

It is one of the best data recovery programs in the business and thus it is the best bet when you want to recover deleted data from your iPhone. The following are some of the features that make iMyfone D-Back iPhone data recovery for Win or iPhone data recovery for Mac the best.

  • It can be used to recover up to 22 different file types including photos, videos, messages, call logs, contacts, WhatsApp/Viber/Kik/WeChat messages and many more.
  • You can recover data directly from the iPhone or retrieve data from an iTunes or iCloud backup file.
  • You can preview the recoverable data before recovery.
  • It is compatible with nearly all iOS devices.

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How to Use iMyfone D-Back to retrieve Deleted files on Your iPhone

Like we mentioned before, you can recover data directly from the iPhone, from an iTunes Backup file or from an iCloud Backup file. Here’s a step by step guide to help you do all three.

1 Retrieve Deleted Files Directly from the iPhone

Step 1: After downloading and installing the program to your computer, select the “Recover from iOS device” tab from the main window and then click “Start.” In the resultant window, select the type of file you want to recover and then click “Next.”

select Recover from iOS device

Step 2: Connect the iPhone to the computer using a USB cable and then click “Scan.”

Connect the iPhone to the computer using a USB cable

Step 3: Once the scanning process is complete, select the deleted files and then click on “Recover” to save them.

select the deleted files


2 Retrieve Deleted Files from iTunes Backup files

Follow these simple steps to recover the missing data from an iTunes backup file.

Step 1: From the main menu, select “Recover from iTunes Backup” and then click “Start” to begin. In the next window, choose the type of data you want to recover and then click “Next” to continue.

Recover from iTunes Backup

Step 2: Choose the iTunes backup file that contains the data you want to recover and then click “Scan.”

 Choose the iTunes backup file

Step 3: When the scan is complete, select the data you want to recover from the results displayed and then click “Recover.”

select the data you want to recover


3 Retrieve Deleted Files from iCloud Backup Files

You can also recover data from your iCloud backup in the following simple steps.

Step 1: From the main menu, choose “Recover from iCloud Backup” and then click “Start.” Choose the type of data you want to recover.

Recover from iCloud Backup

Step 2: Sign in to your iCloud account. The program will then display all the iCloud Backup files on your account. Select the one that likely has the missing data and then click “Next.”

select one iCloud backup

Step 3: The program will begin scanning the backup file for the missing data. Once the scanning process is done, select the files you want to recover from the results page and then click “Recover” to get them back.

 select the files you want to recover

Now download iMyfone D-Back iPhone data recovery for Win or iPhone data recovery for Mac to try to recover the deleted files from your iPhone.

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