Learn To Restore Lost or Deleted Data from iCloud Backup For iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch For Free or By Using iCloud Data Recovery Tool!
Have you lost or accidentally deleted data on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch?
Do you want to recover your photos, documents, contacts and other files from your iCloud backup but don’t have any idea on how to do it?
Well, you do not have to worry about it anymore!
In this blog post, I am going to offer two effective solutions that will help you to recover erased, lost or deleted data of iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch from iCloud Backup.
- Part 1: How To Restore iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch Data From iCloud Backup For Free
- Part 2: iCloud Data Recovery – The Best Way To Selectively Extract Data From iCloud Backup
Simply follow the solutions and their steps and you are done.
Tip: The best way to recover deleted iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch data from iCloud backup is to use iOS Data Recovery, which is a suitable iCloud Data Recovery tool.
With the help of iCloud Data recovery Tool, you can:
- Selectively extract data from iCloud backup for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
- Retrieve photos, videos, audio, contacts, notes, messages, WhatsApp, Kik, Viber, documents and all other data.
- Restore iPhone, iPad and iPod touch data without iTunes backup and without reset or with/without restore.
- Support all models of iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.
- 100% read-only. Safe, secure and easy to use.
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Let us start with real user practical scenario.
Practical Scenario: How To Recover Deleted Data From iCloud Backup
Restore deleted text messages from iCloud backup?
Is there a way to recover deleted SMS (or iMessage) messages from the iCloud backup WITHOUT having to erase the whole iPhone and restore from factory default?
All the text messages for one correspondent accidentally got deleted by right swiping and tapping the red Delete button.
But doing a full restore is a hassle what with having to check that all passwords are filled in again and that all settings are back to the way they are…
Emails and voicemails both have trash bins where individual deleted messages can be recovered, it’s too bad text messages don’t?
– Original Post From MacRumors Forums
Similarly, there are many users out there who want to recover deleted or lost data from iCloud backup and there are also users who want to restore only selected data from the iCloud backup – as mentioned in the above practical scenario.
So, now the question arises – how to restore all data from iCloud backup? How to recover data selectively from iCloud backup?
Well, just find out the solutions mentioned-below!
Additional Reading: iTunes Data Recovery: Restore Data From iTunes Backup For Free
Part 1: How To Restore iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch Data From iCloud Backup For Free
At the time when you lost your iPhone or iPad you can directly extract your data with this iCloud backup. The iCloud will upload all iPhone data to iCloud (Apple host) so that it can automatically back up your data and update it every time when you sync it. It is perfect solution to restore data from iCloud backup for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch for free.
Note: First you have to erase all contents of your iOS device (iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch), before you follow the steps to restore from your iCloud backup. Also do not forget to backup your iOS device data to computer to avoid any kind of data loss and then follow the below steps.
So, first learn how to erase all content from the iOS device:
Step 1: On your iOS device go to Settings > General > Reset > then tap on “Erase All Contents and Settings”.
Step 2: If asked, then simply enter your passcode or Apple ID password. Forgot your passcode or Apple ID password, then get help from the following links:
- Forgot Your iPhone Screen Lock Password/Passcode? Here’s What To Do!
- How To Reset iPhone Without Apple ID and Restore Lost Data
Step 3: Next confirm that you want to erase your device.
Now you have to just wait. Depending upon on your device, it may take few minutes of time to completely erase your device data.
After successfully erasing your iOS device, you can then follow the steps to restore data from iCloud backup for free.
Additional Reading: [Solved]: “Not Enough iCloud Storage” on iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch
Steps To Restore Data From iCloud Backup For Free
Steps 1: Turn ON your iOS device (iPhone/iPad or iPod Touch) and follow the onscreen steps until you reach Apps & Data screen.
Step 2: Tap on “Restore from iCloud Backup” and then Sign-in to your iCloud account with your Apple ID.
Note: Sign-in with the same ID that you have used to backup your data to iCloud.
Step 3: Now select the relevant backup file by looking at the date and size. After you select backup file, the transfer starts. If you get a pop-up message saying a newer version of iOS required then kindly follow the onscreen steps to update.
Step 4: Next when asked, sign-in to your Apple ID account to restore your apps and purchases.
Note: If you have used multiple accounts to purchase iTunes and App store then you have to log-in to each account. If you have forgotten the password, then you can skip this step.
Step 5: After this the restore process will begin. Simply stay connected and wait for the process to get complete.
Step 6: Once the restore process complete, you can then finish set-up and enjoy your iOS device. Data like photos, apps, music and other information will continue to restore in the background for next several hours or may be several days, depending on the amount of data there is. So, it is suggested that you must try to stay connected over Wi-Fi and power to allow the process to get complete.
Additional Reading: How To Restore Your iPhone 6s Data From iCloud Backup
As you have seen that restoring data from iCloud Backup takes lots of time, so there is another alternative and ultimate solution available that will help you to restore iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch data from iCloud backup in just few minutes of time.
So, what is the quickest way to recover lost or deleted data from iCloud Backup?
Well, below find out the solution by yourself.
Part 2: iCloud Data Recovery – The Best Way To Selectively Extract Data From iCloud Backup
The most popular and perfect way to recover deleted or lost iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch data from iCloud backup is to use iOS Data Recovery which is a suitable iCloud Data Recovery software.
The software is available for both Windows and Mac operating system.
This iCloud Data Recovery software recover the following files from iCloud backup of iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch:
- Call history
- WhatsApp messages
- Voice memos
- Safari’s bookmark
- App’s photos
- App’s video
- App’s documents
This iOS data recovery program has a wide range of features that will enable you to extract your data quickly and with complete reliability. It supports almost all models of iPhone, iPad and iPod touch and compatible with latest versions of iOS such as iOS 11/10/9.
Supported iOS Devices: This iCloud Data Recovery Tool support all iPhone models such as iPhone X/8/8 Plus/7/7 Plus/6S/6S Plus/5/5C/4/SE/ 6/6 Plus/5S/4S/3GS and iPad models such as iPad Pro, Pro 9.7/iPad 4/3/2/iPad Mini 5/4/3/New iPad/iPad Air 2/Air/With Retina Display, etc and iPod touch models such as iPod Touch 6/5/4/3.
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Steps To Recover Data From iCloud Backup For iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch
Step 1: Select Recovery Mode
After running iOS Data Recovery, connect your iOS device to computer and click on "Recover" from the available options.
Then click on Recover iOS Data.
After this, you will see the options for data recovery. Select "Recover from iCloud Backup File". Then you will see the window below – here you have to enter your iCloud account and password to login.
Note: iOS Data recovery takes privacy very seriously. The software never keeps any information of your Apple account or content at any time.
Step 2: Download iCloud Backup File
In the next step, when you logged into iCloud, the program can find all iCloud backup files in your account. Now select the backup files that you want to retrieve and click on the "Download" button.
After this, in the pop-up, you can select the type of files you would like to download. This will reduce the time of downloading the iCloud backup file. Then, you can easily scan the iCloud content. After this, click on "Next" button to start scanning process. This will take some time.
Step 3: Preview and Recover Data from iCloud Backup File
The process of scanning will be completed in a few minutes. After it stops scanning, you can preview all data in your iCloud backup file such as photos, messages, contacts and more. Now you have to check them one by one and tick the item you want to retrieve. Now click on the "Recover to Computer" or "Recover to your device" button to save them on your computer or your device with one click.
After this, photos, contacts, messages and notes can be directly recovered to your iOS device if your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch is connected with your computer via a USB cable during the recovery process.
Tips: Directly Preview and Recover Data From Previous Downloaded iCloud Backup Files
If you have previously downloaded iCloud backup files, then you don't have to log-in and download the iCloud backup file again. Simply, click on “To preview and scan previously downloaded iCloud backup file" listed just below the account sign-in entrance.
After this, you can see all the downloaded iCloud backup files. You can select any of them to retrieve data. All these downloaded files are saved on your computer. If you don't want them, then simply click on trash icon that is located beside the scan button to delete them completely.
I hope from above two solutions you were able to easily restore lost or deleted iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch data from iCloud backup with ease. However, if you are looking to restore data selectively and do not want to erase all data from the device then it is highly recommended that you must try iCloud Data Recovery software.