iPhone data recovery

Data Recovery From Locked iPhone On Windows/Mac

Well there is a no need to worry about and the good news is that there is a chance to back up your locked iPhone data from the locked iPhone. First of all you need to find a tool which allows you to recover data from the locked iPhone. The best provided programs are Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS (for Windows users) or Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS (Mac) that can help you out in accessing your iPhone, preview and recover contacts, photos, messages, videos, call history, notes and much more contents on it without iTunes. These programs works perfectly with iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5C, iPhone 4 S, iPhone 5, iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4. 

  • Also recovers data from formatted device even when no back-up is maintained.
  • Retrieving lost media files like photos, videos, audios, etc.
  • Restoring messages, contacts, memo, call logs, notes, etc.
  • Rescuing safari bookmarks, browsing history, WhatsApp chat history and so on.
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Nigula Jebor

“Have you forgotten the password of your iPhone 4? The lock button is broken and iTunes does not identify the buttons. Now it’s time to change your iPhone 4 to a new iPhone 5. Though, there are lots of data on it and are quite important. Is there any method so that one can back up data from a locked iPhone 4?”

Nigula Jebor

How to back up locked data in simple steps?

Let’s have a look on how to back up data on a locked iPhone without iTunes briefly. This guide is based on the Windows version of Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS. You can also download a Mac version if you are a Mac user. Both the versions provide the same operation.

Step 1: Connect your iPhone to the computer

After completing the installation process, launch the program and connect your iPhone to the computer. You will see a new window on your screen once your device is detected by the program.

Step 2: Scan your iPhone for data on it

No need to worry that you forgot your iPhone screen lock password. You can switch to the Advance Mode for iPhone 4/3GS users in order to get a deeper scan. And then follow the description which the program shows.

  1. Hold your iPhone and click the “Start” button.
  2. Press the Power and Home button simultaneously for not more than10 seconds.
  3. Then release the Power button but keep holding the Home button for another 15 seconds.

The software will automatically begin scanning your iPhone when you gave successfully entered the scanning mode.

For iPhone 6 Plus/5S/6/4S/5C users, you can click the “Start Scan” button directly on the main window to scan it.

Step 3: Preview and back up data on your locked iPhone.

When the scanning process completes, all data found by the software on your iPhone will be displayed according to the categories. You can preview them one by one and click “Recover” in order to save them all on your computer with one click.

There you will find the data that is existing on your iPhone and those deleted from your iPhone recently. Then, you can turn on the button on the top to “Only display the deleted items” when you want to separate them.

If this guide does not work then you can also use the recovery mo9de of Recover from iCloud Backup which is provided by Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS to check the content of your iCloud backup. It may generate a back up automatically once you enabled the backup function on your iPhone.

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How to Backup Data on Locked iPhone 6/5S/5C/5/4S/4/3GS On Windows/Mac