iTunes creates a backup automatically every time when you sync your iPhone with iTunes. It saves its backup as a SQlitedb file, which is unreadable and you cannot see any file with it. So, even you find the backup file, you cannot read any content from it. But, there is an application which is able to read and recover the selected files as you wish. It directly extracts the backup files and shows you the lost files and data. From there you can select and recover files which you want. It is simple and easy to operate and you can recover your files within a few seconds with this application.
Extract iTunes backup files and recover iOS Device Data easily!
Whenever you sync your iPhone with iTunes, a backup file is created automatically. But it is unreadable. You cannot see any content from it normally. For doing this job easily, you need iPhone Backup Extractor (for Windows) or iPhone Backup Extractor (for Mac) to extract the iTunes backup file and recover the data which you want. It can directly extract the backup and bring the content out of it. It will display a list of lost files and you need to select those files which you need to recover. It supports almost all models of iPhone like iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS or any of the previous model. It is able to recover all types of data like SMS, photos, videos, contacts, notes and others. After recovery work, it will store your files in a safe place on your system and you can reuse those files easily. But, do not connect your iPhone to your system before recovering the lost files.
The below mentioned guide will help you to extract data from iTunes backup on Windows. If you are using Mac system, then you can read the user guide for Mac here: iOS Device Recovery (for Mac) User Guide.
First, Free Download and Install it from below, the free trial version allows you to scan and preview all the lost or deleted data in details. Then follow the steps given below
Step 1 - Scan the backup file first.
Run the downloaded software and make sure that you do not connect your iOS device with iTunes because if you do so, the lost data will be overwritten and you will not be able to get your data back.
Now when the software is launched, select the "Recover from iTunes Backup File" mode and not the default "Recover from iOS Device" mode. It will display list of backup files of iOS devices that have ever synced with iTunes. Just choose the right backup file and click on "Start Scan".
Step 2 - Now extract backup file and recover data.
Here you will see all the contents of the backup files that you can preview and check one by one. After that select those that you want to recover and hit "Recover" button to save them on your PC.
Step 3 - Remember to backup from next time.
To avoid losing data from any of your iOS devices, remember to backup your data on a regular basis on your PC.