How to Recover iPhone/iPad Data after Factory Settings Restore

Got a plan to get a brand new iPhone 8 or 8 Plus? Well, personally, I do not recommend you this new coming phone. It has been reported that at least 8 battery swelling incidents had happened since Apple launched the new phones. Luckily, this never happen to the previous iPhone series. Yet, lots of iPhone/iPad users complain that they have to reset their phones when solving problems such as virus attack, iPhone/iPad does not respond to button press, iPhone/iPad stuck in loop, etc. What’s worse, all the data are erased after resetting iPhone/iPad. The same situation also appears on password locked iPhone/iPad after resetting. Therefore, it is essential to backup your important data such as contacts, photos, videos, etc. from your device before you reset it. Then you can recover iPhone/iPad data after restore with the backup.

If you have an iTunes/iCloud backup, you can do as the following guidance to restore iPhone/iPad data after factory reset easily.

Step 1: Restart your device, and operate according to the screen prompts until you see “Apps & Data” screen.
On this screen interface, you will find four choices: Restore from iCloud Backup, Restore from iTunes Backup, Set up as New Phone, Move Data from Android.

Step 2: Choose the corresponding backup you want to restore from and then click it and act as the prompts ask.

Recover iPhone/iPad Data after Factory Settings Restore

Note: During the restore process, keep your device connected to Wi-Fi and wait for the progress bar to become finished.

The steps may seem easy but please note that it may take a few minutes or even hours to complete the whole process according to the size of the backup file and your Wi-Fi network speed. And once you disconnect your network, the progress bar ends as a consequence until you reconnect your Wi-Fi.

However, what if you don’t have any backup? Then how to get data back after restoring iPhone/iPad? No panic. You can still recover what you lost with a third party recovery software – Jihosoft iPhone Data Recovery. This software is very professional on recovering deleted/lost contacts, photos, videos, WhatsApp, notes, etc. from iOS devices directly. It can recover data from iOS devices due to various reasons, such as recover data after factory settings restore, recover data from passcode locked iPhone/iPad, etc. Just download it on your computer and do as the following steps:

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Step 1: Launch this software and connect your iPhone/iPad to computer;

Step 2: After your device is detected, click “Start Scan” to let the software scan your device;

Step 3: Preview the scan result and check the box before the data you want and click “Recover”.

Recover iPhone/iPad Data after Factory Settings Restore

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