Accidentally lost some important data on your iPhone 6s and have no clues on how to get them back? Don’t be anxious about this issue. There are various methods available to recover the deleted files iPhone 6s. Data deleted from your iPhone is not erased forever. They are just marked as deleted but still hidden on the phone. You can recover the data on your iPhone 6s with a third-party tool. In addition, if you have backed up your iPhone to iTunes or iCloud, you can also recover from iTunes or iCloud backup. This article takes you through how to get back lost files on your iPhone 7/6s/6s Plus/6/6 Plus/5s/5c/5/4s/4 using 3 different ways.
Please stop using your iPhone 6s once you have deleted the files accidentally, otherwise the lost data could be overwritten or damaged and become unrecoverable permanently.
1 Recover Lost iPhone 6s Files without Backup
If you never backed up your iPhone 6s data via iTunes or iCloud, the you will need to use a professional software to get back the lost files without backup. iMyFone D-Back iPhone data recovery or iMyFone D-Back iPhone data recovery for Mac is one of the most professional data recovery tool for your iPhone 6s. Check the main features of this tool:
- Supports recovering 22+ key file types including text message, note, photo, bookmark, video, calendar, call history, WhatsApp history, contact and more.
- Supports to extract 22+ file type from unreadable iTunes backup and iCloud backup to computer without overwriting data on your device.
- Supports previewing the deleted files before recovery and selectively recover data from iPhone/iTunes backup/iCloud backup.
- Compatible with 7/6s/6/5s/5c/5/4s/4 running iOS 10/9/8/7.
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Step 1: Select Recovery Modes and File Types for Recovery
Free download the program first and run it on your computer. In the first interface of the program, you need to choose the Recovery mode you want, which are Recover from iOS device, Recover from iTunes Backup, Recover from iCloud Backup and Smart Recovery. Then select the file types you want to recover.
Note: you will be asked to select how you lost the files in the next interface if you choose Smart Recovery mode.
Step 2: Scan Your Lost iPhone 6s Files from Device or Backup
According to the mode and file types you select, the program will intelligently scan your lost files from iPhone 6s, iTunes backups or iCloud backups. Please note if you choose recover from iCloud, you need log in to your iCloud account firstly. This is a safe step because iMyFone will not leak out your personal information.
Step 3: Preview and Recover Your Lost iPhone 6s Data
After scanning is complete, all found files will be clarified clearly on the left side. Choose any files to preview on the right side. Check the files you need, then click "Recover" and choose a storage path to accomplish the whole recovery process.
Now, you may never worry about losing your iPhone 6s data although you don’t have any backups beforehand. With iMyFone D-Back iPhone data recovery or iMyFone D-Back iPhone data recovery for Mac, you will experience its strong reliability even under the trial version. Free download now and have a try.
iMyFone D-Back supports also extracting data from iPhone backup. Check the following tutorials to extract iPhone 6s lost files from iPhone backup:
2 Restore iPhone 6s Data from iTunes Backup
To recover iPhone files from iTunes, firstly, download and run the latest iTunes on your computer, and plug your iPhone 6s to PC to make iTunes detect your iPhone. Then click iPhone icon and select "Restore from backup...". Last, click "restore" to start the whole easy data recovery process.
Restore iPhone 6s data from iTunes backup may delete some media tracks existing on your iPhone and may overwrite your existing iPhone files.
3 Restore iPhone 6s Files from iCloud Backup
Input iCloud.com on your web and login your iCloud account. Click any data that you want to restore from iCloud. Take Contacts for instance, after getting into the contact window, click setting icon on the lower left bottom and click "Export vCard". Next, save it on your hard disk drive. Finally, you just need to send this vcf file via email and open it on your iPhone 6s to get them back immediately.
Now you got 3 methods to recover the deleted data on your iPhone 6s. Just choose the most suitable one for yourself.