iOS Device Recovery - User Guide (Windows)


Below are the mentioned steps on how to recover lost or deleted data from iOS Devices


Part 1: Recover Data Directly from iPad.


Step 1 - Connect your iPad device to the computer.

Connect your device with your computer by using data cable and execute the application to get the below given interface.



Step 2 - Enter DFU mode to scan the device.

Follow the below steps to get into the DFU mode before scanning the device for lost data.

  • Hold the device and click 'Start' button in the software interface.
  • Then hold 'Power' and 'Home' buttons on your device at the same time for exact 10 seconds and then hold two buttons immediately after step 1.
  • After passing 10 seconds, release the 'Power' button right away but keep holding the 'Home' button. Afetr 10 seconds, you will be informed that you have successfully entered into the DFU mode and you can release the 'Home' button now.
  • Once the above process is finished, the software will begin to scan your device automatically for lost data.


Step 3 - Preview and perform selective recovery of data.

Completion of scanning process, the appeared data will be displayed in categories like photos stream, camera roll, photos library, contacts, call history, message attachments, messages, calendar, reminders, notes, voice memos and safari bookmark. You can see the complete contents of the lost data one by one.


To restore all the recoverable data shown by this tool, mark all of them and click 'Recover' to recover them on the PC in just one click. But in case you want only few files to recover then you can filter the scan results by sliding the button in the red area on the interface shown above. Just mark them and press 'Recover' button to get them back.

                  



Part 2: Recover Previous Data from iTunes Backup

In this recovery method, you can recover your preceding data simply by extracting iTunes backup. Through this method you can find your previous deleted data and recover directly from the device.

Step 1 - Select iTunes backup file to scan.

After executing the application select the "Recover from iTunes Backup File" mode.


At this mode you can see many iTunes backup file of your iDevices that was previously sync with iTunes on the computer will be automatically found and were listed. Simply select the backup you want and click 'Start Scan' to begin iTunes backup extracting.

Step 2 - Preview and recover previous data.

Once the scanning process finishes, all your recoverable data backed by iTunes will be appeared in categories which you can preview one by one before recovery.


After that you can mark and recover the selective data you want or you can mark all by pressing "Recover" button at the bottom.

                  



Part 3: Recover Previous Data from iCloud Backup

This recovery enables you to preview and recover all data in your iCloud backup. Therefore, don’t backup your device with iCloud directly when you find data loss.

Step 1 - Choose the recovery mode and Sign in your iCloud

After finishing Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS, select the recovery mode of “Recover from iCloud Backup Files” on the top. A new window will appear below and enter your account and password to login.

Note: Wondershare never keep a record of any Apple account info or content during the process.

Step 2 - Download and scan your iCloud backup

The program can find all iCloud backup files in your account when you logged into iCloud. Choose the one option where you are going to recover data and click on the “Download” button. Then in the pop-up, you can choose the type of files you would like to download. By doing so, the time taken in downloading the iCloud backup files will be reduced.

After completing this process, you can now scan the iCloud content. Click on the “Scan” button to begin. This process will take some time.

Step 3 - Preview and recover whatever you want from the iCloud backup

The scan process will be complete in a few minutes. Now you can preview almost all data in your iCloud backup file such as photos, messages, contacts and more. Select the item you want to recover one by one and then click on the “Recovery button” to save them on your computer. If your iDevice is connected to your computer with a USB cable during the recovery process then messages, contacts and notes can be directly recovered to your iDevice.