extract iPhone backupIn our daily life, we are often very careless which results in some unexpected things happen. In fact due to this, many of us has come across lots of situation in which we drop out iPhone devices at some point or lost some data due to accidentally deleting. If you don’t have any backup of your iPhone then it becomes very difficult to backup all those data. You will also face some problem when you extract iPhone from old backup files after you have dropped your iPhone. Therefore it is recommended that you should sync your iPhone regularly to iTunes or even backup to iCloud. By doing this, your iPhone content will be safe even after your iPhone is not in safe mode. When you sync iTunes with your iPhone, it will separately generate backup files that contain all your iPhone data such as contacts, SMS, photos, videos, notes and many more.

Situation you need to restore iPhone from Old Backup:

It is known that when you lost your iPhone data, then how much painful it is. But whatever the case may be, it is possible to restore iPhone backup from iTunes after you have synced with iPhone. There is nothing to worry about the data lost as all those data can be recovered but due to iPhone backup file is unreadable, first you have to extract it into a readable format for iOS devices such as iPhone, iPod, iPad etc. Mentioned below are some of the factors which you may consider which would help you to judge whether you need to extract iPhone backup or not.

  • Your iPhone is dropped- If you want you can restore backup file of your iPhone but the condition is that you have to sync iPhone before.
  • Failed to jailbreak When you fail in jail breaking which and if it result in iOS system crash, then it is required to restore backup file.
  • Upgrade fails When the upgraded process causes iOS system to crash or when it freezes then try the iPhone backup extractor.
  • Your iPhone get spoiled- When your iPhone is spoiled and you cannot turn on, then you can still extract backup to your computer.

How to restore iPhone backup from Previous Backup File on Windows (Mac OS X)

As you know in what situation you need to recover iPhone backup file, therefore you need to look for software. You need to use iTunes Data Recovery software For Mac/Windows as this software has the ability to reside on your computer and works cooperatively with your iTunes backup. With the help of this, you can extract movies, photos, text messages, movies, notes, safari bookmarks, contacts etc from iTunes backup file. The entire backup will be reverted to its last synced state and then transferred to your computer automatically without losing the original contents. Mentioned below are some steps which you can use to safely and effectively extract iPhone from previous backup file on windows including Mac OS X.

Steps to extract iPhone backup from iTunes Windows/Mac

Step 1: Select and scan your iTunes backup

After launching the software, you will get a list of all the devices which are synced with your Mac’s current copy of iTunes. Select the device from the list by hitting it and then click on start scan.

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Step 2: Preview and Select

You can get the preview of the recovered file and then select the file that you want to recover.

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Step 3: Recover file

At last, hit on ‘Recover’ option in the menu bar that is next to the Back button.

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