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Recover Data after iPhone Restoring to Factory Settings

How to Recover Data after iPhone Restoring to Factory Settings

When there is something wrong with your iPhone, and you don't know what to do but restore it to factory settings, you have to make a backup before that. But some might restore their iPhones to factory settings on impulse or by mistake. Unfortunately, you then lost all your data after that. If you've just encountered such situations, don't panic. Here I will show you how to recover after iPhone restoring to factory settings, even without any backup files.

Note: Stop using your iPhone as soon as possible for greater chance to recover data lost on your iPhone.

iPhone Data Recovery is a reliable and wonderful iPhone recovery tool, which can recover iPhone contacts, messages, notes, call history, photos, video, and so on after restoring to factory settings. It works well with the latest iOS 8, supports iPhone 6 Plus/6/5s/5c/5/4s/4/3GS, all iPads and iPod touch 5/4.

Free download the trial version of iPhone Data Recovery and have a try.

Install the program on your PC or Mac. If you have iTunes or iCloud backup files, please follow method 2 or 3 to retrieve missing data. If you don't, method 1 is suitable for you.

Method 1: Directly Scan iPhone to Recover Lost Data

Step 1. Connect and Scan iPhone

Before you open the software, please use a USB cable to connect your iPhone to PC. When your device is detected by the software, please click "Start Scan" to start to scan your device for lost contents.

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It will take you a while to scan.

Step 2. Preview and restore iPhone data

When the scanning is finished, you can see several categories displayed on the left. Click them to preview for items you want to get back and select them. Then click "Recover" to restore them on your computer.

Restore iPhone Data after Factory Settings

Method 2: Retrieve Lost Data from iTunes Backup

Step 1. Scan and select iTunes backup

Run the program and choose "Recover from iTunes Backup File" mode. The software will show you all your iTunes backup files it can find. You just need to select the desired one and click "Start Scan".

Get back Missing iPhone Data after Factory Settings

Step 2. Preview and restore iPhone

Now the scanning is over, you can preview all found data in categories. Make sure which one to recover and click "Recover" to restore it to your computer.

iPhone Data Recovery

Method 3: Download and Recover Data from iCloud Backup

Step 1. Sign in iCloud account

Open the software, select "Recover from iCloud Backup Files" mode. You will have to sign in your iCloud account first.

iPhone Data Recovery for Factory Settings

Step 2. Download and scan your iCloud backup

The program will display all found your backup files on your iCloud. Please choose the desired one and click "Download" to download it to your computer. Please note that the downloaded files can be removed if you want.

After the download, please click "Scan" to scan iCloud backup.

Restore Lost Data from iCloud

Step 3. Preview and restore iPhone

The software allows you to preview all found data. Please select the items you are going to restore and click "Recover" to restore them to your computer.

Recover Lost Data from iCloud

iPhone Data Recovery helps to regain data lost due to accidental deletion, system failure, jailbreak, iOS upgrade or factory setting restore for iOS 8 and more.

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Bunyan Lisa
Managing Editor
Posted - 20 Jun, 2014

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