Jihosoft iPhone Data Recovery User Guide
Jihosoft iPhone Data Recovery provides several easy and quick data recovery modes. You can recover data directly from iPhone/iPad/iPod touch as well as retrieve previous data by extracting iTunes or iCloud backups. It helps restore your deleted or lost data such as text messages, contacts, photos, videos, WhatsApp, Viber and other important files with a few simple clicks.
Option 1: Recover Data from iOS Device Directly.
In this mode, you can recover contacts, messages, photos, videos, notes, and much more from your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch directly.
Step 1: Download and Launch iPhone Data Recovery
Run Jihosoft iPhone Data Recovery on your computer and you will see the window below.
Step 2: Connect Your iOS Device to Computer.
Connect your device to computer via USB cable and the program will automatically detect your device (and the matching iTunes backup file if you have backed up before).
Step 3: Scan the Device for Lost or Deleted Data
Click the “Start Scan” button and the iOS Data Recovery software will begin to scan and analyze your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch for lost or deleted data automatically.
Step 4: Preview and Recover Lost iOS Data
When it finishes scanning, all recoverable data will be well displayed in categories. Jihosoft iPhone Data Recovery allows you to preview deleted/lost data before recovery. Check the specified file you want and click the “Recover” button.
Note: Don’t use your iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch once you lost data. Any operation on the device will generate new data, which will overwrite your lost data and decrease the chance of recovery.
Option 2: Recover Data from iTunes Backup
In this mode, you can retrieve lost files by extracting previous backup data in iTunes without the need to connect your iOS device to computer.
Step 1: Choose an iTunes Backup to Extract
If your iDevice got lost or badly damaged, click the “Next” button when you run the program and you will see all your iTunes backup files in list. Select the one you want and click the “Start Scan” button.
Step 2: Scan the iTunes Backup to Find Lost Data
Jihosoft iPhone Data Recovery will scan your iTunes backup and analyze the data. After a While, all data in the backup file will be extracted and displayed in categories.
Step 3: Preview and Retrieve the Lost Files
Once the scan is completed, you can preview messages, photos, videos and other lost files displayed in categories. Select the specific files you want and click the “Recover” button to export data to your computer.
Note: Don’t sync your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch with iTunes after you lose data on your device, or the iTunes backup file will be updated and you will lose the chance to restore the data you want.
Option 3: Restore Data from iCloud Backup (Coming Soon)
If you have backed up your iOS device with iCloud before, you can restore data from iCloud backup as well.
Step 1: Sign in to iCloud Account
In “Recover Data from iCloud Backup” mode , you need to enter your Apple ID and password to login.
Step 2: Download iCloud Backup File to Analyze Lost Data
After that, this program will show you all backup files from iCloud in list. Choose the latest backup and go to “Next”, it will download the backup file and analyze lost data.
Step 3: Preview and Recover Data from iCloud Backup
Preview all the files from iCloud backup, and select the stuff you want. Last, click “Recover” button to save data on your computer.