User Guide of iMyFone D-Back for Windows

Is your iPhone damaged or locked by a forgotten passcode? Lost iPhone data due to accidental deletion? With four recovery modes, iMyFone D-Back is specially designed to recover your lost files from iOS device or iTunes/iCloud backup no matter how you lost them.

Mode 1: Smart Recovery

Step 1: Select Smart Recovery Mode

Launch the iMyFone D-Back after downloading it. From the "Smart Recovery" tab, click the button "Start".

Smart Recovery Tab

Step 2: Choose How You Lost the Files

Next, you need to choose the situation on how you lost your data for subsequent scan and recovery.

Select Loss Situation

Step 3: Scan and Recover Your Lost iPhone Files

Next, all scan and search work will be completed by the iPhone recovery software itself. iMyFone D-Back can analyze and recover your data from iOS device, iTunes backup or iCloud backup. The following procedures are similar to "Recover from iOS Device/iTunes Backup/iCloud Backup" tabs. With a few easy steps, you can get your lost iPhone data back.

If you know for sure where you could find the data, you can also start scanning from iOS Device/iTunes Backup/iCloud Backup tabs respectively. Please read the specific instructions for your reference.

 

Mode 2: Recover Data from iOS Device

Step 1: Connect and Scan Your iOS Device

After launching the data recovery software for iPhone, start at the "Recover from iOS Device" tab. Click on "Start".

Recover from iOS Device Tab

Now, select the types of files that you would like recover. You will then be asked to connect your iOS device to the computer.

Select File Type from iOS Tab

As soon as the program successfully detects your iDevice, click "Scan" to find the data you need.

Connect with iPhone and Scan

Step 2: Preview and Recover Data from iPhone/iPad/iPod touch

After the scan is finished, all recoverable data will be clearly organized as the picture below shows. Click each tab to check all files, or only preview the deleted items by choosing "Show only the deleted files". Select the files which you want to recover, and then click "Recover" at the bottom right corner.

Preview File from iOS Tab

A pop-up window will display to let you choose the location to store the recovered files and it will take only a few minutes to finish the recovery.

 

Mode 3: Recover Data from iTunes Backup

Step 1: Choose and Scan from iTunes Backup

Click "Start" from the "Recover from iTunes Backup" tab.

Recover from iTunes

Select the file types you need.

select file types

Then choose the exact iTunes backup from which you want to recover data and click "Scan". Please wait a moment while it scans.

Select iTunes Backup

Step 2: Preview and Recover Data from iTunes Backup

The search results will be showed on the interface clearly. Browse them according to your needs; or "Only show the deleted files", and select the exact ones you need. Then click "Recover".

Preview File from iTunes Tab

You need to select or create a folder as the recovery path. Then iMyFone D-Back will recover the data to the folder and you can check it after finishing the recovery process.

 

Mode 4: Recover Data from iCloud Backup

Step 1: Log in iCloud Account and Download Your iCloud Backup

Click "Start" at the "Recover from iCloud Backup" tab.

Recover from iCloud

Select the files you wish to recover.

Select the files you wish to recover

Fill in your iCloud account details. Please be assured that iMyFone will never keep a record of your iCloud account info or content.

Fill in your iCloud account

The program will find all iCloud backup files in your account; then, select the iCloud backup you would like to recover data from. Click "Next" on the lower right corner. It will take a few minutes for iMyFone D-Back to download your iCloud backup files.

Select iCloud Backup

Step 2: Preview and Recover Data from iCloud Backup

After the scan is completed, the search results will be clearly organized on the interface. Preview and choose the files which you want, and then click Recover.

Preview File from iCloud Tab

Last, choose a location on your computer to store the recovered data. Please wait while iMyFone D-Back is recovering your lost data.

Congratulations! Your files have been successfully recovered.

 

Mode 5: Fix Various iOS Issues

The "Fix iOS System" solution is tailor made for someone whose device is stuck on various iOS issues. You will see the program offers three modes to fix various iOS issues. You can choose the Standard Mode to fix common iOS issues like device being stuck on white screen/black screen/Apple logo/DFU mode, restarting loops, bricked iOS devices, freezing screen, not turning on and more. And you can repair iOS devices stuck on Recovery Mode by only one click. Moreover, you can use Advanced Mode if the Standard Mode cannot fix the iOS issues or you forget your device passcode. Just follow these simple steps and have a first-hand experience of what it is capable of.

Note:

  1. Your device will be updated to the latest iOS version after using this function;
  2. Any Jailbroken device will be restored to the default mode after using this function;
  3. If your device is locked, it will be unlocked after using this function;

Launch the iMyFone D-Back on your computer and click on "Fix iOS System" from the main window. Before you choose any mode, connect your device to the program using a USB cable. And then you will see the three modes iMyFone D-Back iPhone data recovery offers.

Choose the mode to fix iOS

1. Use Standard Mode to Fix iOS Issues without Data Loss

After you connect your device to D-Back, choose the Standard Mode and the program will prompt you to enter DFU Mode/Recovery Mode to start the fixing process.

Step 1. Put Your iOS Device to DFU Mode/Recovery Mode

How to Put Device into DFU Mode

Click "Start" button and the program will start to count down. Press and hold Sleep/Wake button and Home button simultaneously for 8-10 seconds. Then continue holding the Home button for about 5 seconds.

DFU mode under Standard mode

If your device cannot enter DFU Mode, you can put it into Recovery Mode to start the fixing.

How to Put Device to Recovery Mode

Press and hold the Sleep/Wake and Home buttons at the same time. Don't release the buttons when you see the Apple logo. Keep holding both buttons until you see the icon "Connect to iTunes" on your device.

Recovery mode under Standard mode

Step 2. Download the Corresponding Firmware

Once you have entered DFU Mode or Recovery Mode successfully, you will need to download the new firmware for your device. The cool thing with D-Back is that it will detect your device automatically and let you download the latest iOS version suited for it. You just need to click on "Download" and you are good to go!

download firmware package

Note: if the program cannot detect your device model, you can manually choose the model of your device to download the firmware.

Step 3. Fix System with Downloaded and Verified Firmware

After downloading the firmware, just click "Start to Fix" to verify the firmware and the program will start to fix your iOS automatically after that. Once the fixing process is finished, please check whether your device can start. If the device cannot start, please try again.

finished fixing iOS system

If the fixing failed, you can retry the Standard Mode or use the Advanced Mode to fix the iOS issues.

2. One Click to Exit Recovery Mode

From the main window, connect your device first if you haven’t done this and then choose "Exit Recovery Mode" option.

Step 1. One Click to Start the Process

Once click "Exit" button, the program will start the fixing immediately.

one click to exit Recovery mode

Step 2. Wait until the Process Finishes

D-Back will take several seconds to exit Recovery Mode. After that, you device will start successfully.

exited Recovery mode

Note: if the exiting process finished but your device cannot start, please try again or use the Standard mode to exit Recovery mode.

3. Use Advanced Mode to Reinstall Your iOS Completely

If the Standard Mode cannot fix the iOS issues you encounter, you can also use Advanced Mode. Just click Advanced Mode from the main window and the process is same with Standard Mode. But please notice that the Advanced Mode will reinstall iOS completely and all the data on your device will be erased.

Step 1. Put Your iOS Device to DFU Mode/Recovery Mode

DFU mode under Advanced mode

Step 2. Download the Corresponding Firmware

download firmware package

Step 3. Fix System with Downloaded and Verified Firmware

finished fixing iOS system

Tips:

  1. For Mac users, please duplicate and install iMyFone D-Back in your Applications folder instead of double clicking the software after saving it on your Mac.
  2. iMyFone D-Back will only scan the file types you've chosen instead of all the file types to save your valuable time.

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