I recently found myself in a terrible position, having lost all my data while updating my iOS device to iOS 11. I didn’t have a backup and was clueless what to do. I have a lot of important contacts and files that I need restored so I urgently needed a solution. Browsing through forums, I found that data loss of this scale is actually very common, caused by problems such as jailbreaking and other iOS errors. I know there is a solution. Can anyone help?
If you have lost all data on your device and you didn’t have a backup, getting your data back is close to impossible. You can try to use a 3rd party data recovery tool such as iMyfone D-Back but the truth is, you may only recover snippets of your data and not everything.
Part 1: Recover Data from Wiped iPhone without Backup
iMyfone D-Back iPhone data recovery Win/iPhone data recovery Mac is one leading data recovery software, specially designed to recover data from iPhone, iPad and iPod. iMyfone D-Back retrieves data and comes with a host of added advantages.
If you don’t have a backup of the data on your device, getting the data back is very difficult, bordering on impossible but worth trying. Follow these steps to see if you can find anything.
- Support over 22 file types - text messages, contacts, WhatsApp messages, photos. videos, notes, voice memos, Kik messages and more;
- Give you the chance to recover the data from your iPhone even if you do not have a backup;
- Supports recovering and extracting data from iTunes backup and iCloud backup files;
- Previewing the deleted content in thumbnails before you can restore them;
- Supports the entire range of iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch.
Step 1: Download the iMyfone D-Back and install it. Launch the application from your desktop.
Step 2: Select “Recover from iOS device” from the left pane. Begin the process by clicking the “Start” button. And select the file types that you would like to recover data from wiped iPhone. You can choose all the file types or those that seem important. The software will invite you to connect your iPhone to the computer.
Step 3: Connect your iPhone to the computer. As soon as the detection is successful, click the “Scan” button to allow the software to scan the device.After completion of the scan, the iMyfone D-Back will display all the recoverable data as shown in the picture below. You can only preview the deleted content by selecting “Show only deleted files”. You can then choose the files that you would like to recover and click “Recover” button.
Step 4: Select a location on your computer to save the recovered files and wait for the recovery process to complete.
Part 2: Steps to recover data from wiped iPhone with backup
1 Recovery from iTunes Backup
Step 1: Launch the application and select “Recover from iTunes Backup” tab available in the left pane of the software window.
Step 2: Select the file types that you would like to recover from the backup. Choose cautiously the exact iTunes backup from which you would like to recover the lost data. Click the “Scan” button to begin the process. It will take a few minutes for the scanning to complete.
Step 3: The search results will show the recoverable data in the interface. Browse the files according to your requirement, or you can choose “Show only the deleted files”. Click “Recover” button to begin the recovery process.
Create a new folder or choose an existing folder as the recovery path. iMyfone D-Back will store the data to the recovery folder, after which, you can check the contents.
2 Recovery from iCloud Backup
Step 1: Select the “Recover from iCloud Backup” tab from the launch window. Choose the files types that you would like to recover.
Step 2: Complete your iCloud account details in the window. The software will then check for all the iCloud backup records. Choose the backup from which you would like to recover the data. Click “Next” button to download the backup files.
Step 3: Completion of the scan will display the recoverable data in the interface. Preview the files that you want to download, and click “Recover” button.
Select a location on your system to allow the application to store the recoverable data. Allow iMyfone D-Back iPhone data recovery Windows/iMyfone D-Back iPhone data recovery Mac to complete the process. You now have recovered all your deleted files! Congratulations.
- For Mac users, it is important to create a duplicate and install the software in the application folder rather than double-clicking the executable file after downloading it on your Mac.
- iMyfone D-Back will only scan for the files types that you have selected. It will save your valuable time considerably.
If you have deleted content from your iPhone accidentally, or during iOS upgrade, or for any other cause, you no longer have to worry about losing your precious data. iMyfone D-Back (completely compatible with iOS 11) will you assist you recover data from wiped iPhone with/without a backup. Just have a try of it now!