How to Recover Lost Data from iPhone 7/6s (Plus)/6 (Plus)/5s/5c/5/4s/4

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How do i recover lost data from iphone 6S after accidental deletion. i have neither backed it up using iTunes, nor synced it to iCloud recently. - Liam

Losing iPhone data will bring about a lot of inconveniences for users, especially iPhone is playing such an important role in our daily life. What is even worse: you haven't made any backup using iTunes or iCloud recently. How to recover data from iPhone in this situation? Or you own a recent iTunes or iCloud backup, but worry about the data will be overwritten during the fully restore process? No worry, we will introduce 4 ways to recover lost data on iPhone 7/6s (Plus)/6 (Plus)/5s/5c/5/4s/4 according to the upper 2 different situations.

1 Recover Lost Data from iPhone without Backup(iPhone 7 included)

If you haven't backed up your iPhone before, you may need help from a professional iPhone data recovery to recover lost data directly from iPhone without backup. We will introduce iMyfone D-Back iPhone data recovery and iMyfone D-Back iPhone data recovery Mac software to you, which owns the following advantages to help you find the lost data from iPhone:

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iMyfone D-Back iPhone Data Recovery

  • Four recovery modes to recover iPhone data with higher probability: Recover from iOS Device, Recover from iTunes backup, Recover from iCloud bakup and Smart Recovery.
  • Preview function to let you preview and recover what you exactly need.
  • Supports to recover 22+ file types, such as contactsmessages, photosvideos, notes, WhatsApp messages and more.
  • Trial versions are free offered to figure out your data can be found or not.
  • Supports iPhone 7/6s (Plus)/6 (Plus)/5s/5c/5/4s/4 running iOS 7/8/9/10.

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Steps to Recover Deleted iPhone Data without Backup via iMyfone D-Back

The following instructions will show you the details about recovering data from iPhone without backup.

Step 1. Select the file types and how you lost them

After you install and start iMyfone D-Back on your computer, the software will impel you to choose the file types you need to recover and how you lost them.

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Then you need to choose how you lost them.

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Step 2. Scan your lost iPhone data automatically

Where to start recovery bothers a lot of people. They don’t remember whether they back up their data and totally have no idea where can find their data. And iMyfone D-Back will save you from this kind of difficult position. Four recovery modes offer you higher probability to get back lost data.

According to your selection in the beginning, iMyfone D-Back will automatically scan your lost data from iOS device, iTunes backup or iCloud backup. Even you data cannot be found in iOS device, iTunes and iCloud backups are the alternatives where you can try to find your lost data.

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Step 3. Preview and recover the precise data

After your lost data are found, they will be showed on the interface and you can click each item to confirm the specific content and figure out which items are you need. Then, select those items you need, and click “Recover” on the lower right corner to create one folder to store up the recovered files.

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Ta-Da! Your lost data are back! And the whole process might spend only a few minutes! Are you interested in iMyfone D-Back data recovery for iPhone for Win and iMyfone D-Back data recovery for iPhone for Mac to recover deleted data from iPhone? The considerate software offers the free trial version for users to figure out their lost data can be found or not.

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2 Extract Lost Data from iTunes & iCloud Backup

iMyfone D-Back iPhone data recovery Win or iPhone data recovery Mac supports not only to recover lost data from iPhone 7/6s (Plus)/6 (Plus)/5s/5c/5/4s/4 without backup, but also to preview and extract data from iTunes/iCloud backup selectively. Check more details by reading the following steps.

Step 1. Choose Recovery Mode

Choose "Recover from iTunes backup" or "Recove from iCloud backup" in the interface of D-Back. We will take recovering data from iTunes backup as example.

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Step 2. Select The Lost File Types

Then choose the file type of your lost data, D-Back supports to extract photos, contacts, messages, vidoes, notes, WhatsApp messages and more types from backup file.

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Step 3. Pick The Most Relevant Backup File

If you choose recover data from iTunes backup, D-Back will detect the local data on your computer and display all of the available file on the screen. If you want to extract data from iCloud backup, you may need to login your iCloud account firstly. D-Back will not save your personal login infos.

Pick The Most Relevant Backup File

Step 4. Preview And Recover Lost iPhone Data

When the scanning is complete, you can preview all the lost data on the screen. Go ahead to find you lost data among the rest and recover the data on your computer.

Pick The Most Relevant Backup File

Now you can download the trail version of iMyfone D-Back by clicking the below button.

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If you have made backups before the accident happend and it's acceptable for you to let the backup file overwrite all your current data on iPhone. You can simply restore your iPhone to a relevant backup file using iTunes or iCloud.

3 Restore Your iPhone from an iTunes Backup

Step 1. Open iTunes and connect your iPhone to your computer.

Step 2. Click the iPhone icon on iTunes and then click on Restore Backup under Backup category.

Step 3. Choose the most relevant iCloud backup by checking he data of size of those backup files. Follow the onscreen steps to complete the restoring.

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4 Restore Your iPhone from an iCloud Backup

Step 1. Erase all of the content on your iPhone firstly.

Step 2. On the the Apps & Data screen, tap restore from iCloud backup and login into your iCloud account.

Step 3. Choose a relevant iCloud backup by checking the date and size of the files. Follow the onscreen instructions to finish the process.

Note: Keep your iPhone connected with Wi-Fi during the restoring.

Restore your iPhone from an iCloud Backup

  • Anonymous

    It is not the easiest way to recover iPhone data, actually i can restore my itunes backup and that is easier.

    • iMyfone D-Back can selectively recover your data onto your computer and you can preview them before recovery. iTunes backup cannot be read and you will have to restore the whole backup to get what you want. If you want to keep your current data on iPhone, iMyfone D-Back would be a better choice for it won’t effect your iPhone data.
      And hope this is understandable. :)

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