iOS Data Recovery User Guide

Mode 1: Smart Recovery

Step 1: Select Smart Recovery Mode

First, launch iPhone Data Recovery and then select “Smart Recovery” tab and click the button “Start“.

Step 2: Select How You Lost the Files

Now you have to select the data loss situation for scan and recovery

Step 3: Scan and Recover Your Lost iPhone Files

Next, the software will scan the files. The iPhone Data Recovery analyze and recover data from iOS device, iTunes backup, and iCloud backup. However, the procedures are the same as “Recover from iOS Device/iTunes Backup/iCloud Backup” tabs.

Mode 2: Recover Data from iOS Device

Step 1: Connect and Scan Your iOS Device

Once iPhone Data Recovery software is launched, select “Recover from iOS Device” and click on “Start”

Now connect your device to the computer and when the program detects your device, tap on “Next”

Here choose the file types you want to recover. Then tap on “Scan” and program will start to search for deleted data.

Step 2: Preview and Recover Data from iPhone/iPad/iPod touch

Once the scan is over, the data will be listed as shown in the below picture. Click on each tab for the files or can simply preview the deleted items by selecting “Show only the deleted files”. Choose among files you want to recover and tap on the “Recover” option.

Now a popup window will display to select the location to store the files and will take a few minutes to finish the recovery process.

Mode 3: Recover Data from iTunes Backup

Step 1: Choose and Scan from iTunes Backup

Tap on the “Start” option from “Recover from iTunes Backup” tab

Now select the exact iTunes backup from where you want to recover data and then tap on “Next”. Remember you have to enter a password for iTunes encryption if you select encrypted iTunes backup

Here choose the types of files you want and press the “Scan” button. And now wait for a few minutes while the scanning process continues

Step 2: Preview and Recover Data from iTunes Backup

After that, you can see the search result. As per your requirement, browse them or select “Only show the deleted files”, and choose only the ones you need. Now tap on “Recover”

Here you need to choose or create a folder as a recovery path. Now iPhone Data Recovery will recover lost data to a folder and you can check them after the recovery process is over.

Mode 4: Recover Data from iCloud

You will get two options to recover data from iCloud. The first one is the iCloud Kit and the other is iCloud Backup. If you have enabled iCloud and have logged in to it then all your data will be automatically synced to the iCloud kit. Or if you have manually backed up your data to iCloud then select the suitable option below.

Option 1: Recover from iCloud Kit

Step 1: Log in to iCloud Account and Scan iCloud Kit

First, click on the “Start” option at “Recover from iCloud” option

Here you have to fill the iCloud account details. Remember that the software will never keep records of your iCloud account

Then you will get tow options: iCloud Kit and iCloud backup. For this part, select to recover one or more categories from the iCloud kit and then click on the “Scan” option

Now the scan process will start and you have to wait for some time unless it’s over

Step 2: Preview and Recover Data from iCloud

Once the scan is finished, all the files will be listed in the interface. Preview them and select those files you want to recover and click on “Recover”

At last, select location on the computer to store the recovered files. Here you have to wait unless data recovery process is over

Congratulations! All your files are successfully recovered.

Option 2: Recover from iCloud Backup

Step 1: Log in iCloud Account and Download Your iCloud Backup

First, click on the “Start” option and then select “Recover from iCloud”

Fill all the details here of iCloud.

Here tap on ‘iCloud Backup”

Now the program will find all backup files from your account and then choose iCloud backup that you want to recover data. Here tap on “Next”

Choose the files that you want to recover and tap on “Scan”. Wait for some time unless the program download and scan the files from iCloud backup

Step 2: Preview and Recover Data from iCloud Backup

Once scanning is over, all files will be listed here. Simply preview and select the file that you want and tap on “Recover


Mode 5: Fix Various iOS Issues

This solution is for users whose phones stuck on several iOS issues. It offers three different modes to fix.

  • Select Standard Mode to fix all common iOS issues such as iPhone stuck on white screen/black screen/Apple logo/DFU mode, restarting loops, bricked iOS devices, freezing screen, not turning on and more
  • Choose Enter/Exit Recovery mode when you want to repair iPhone stuck in Recovery mode
  • Use Advanced Mode when Standard Mode does not work to fix or when you forget device passcode

Use Standard Mode to Fix iOS Issues without Data Loss

One-Click to Enter/Exit Recovery Mode

Use Advanced Mode to Reinstall Your iOS Completely

First, launch iPhone Data Recovery on the computer and click “Fix iOS System”. But before you select any mode, connect your phone to the program via USB cable. There you will three modes that the recovery program offers.

Use Standard Mode to Fix iOS Issues without Data Loss

Step 1: Connect your device to the computer

First, connect your phone to computer and then click on Next

Once you click Next option:

The program will proceed to #Step2 when it detects your device

If not then it will prompt to put your device in DFU or Recovery Mode. Then follow the instruction:

1.1 Put your device into DFU mode

Here follow the instruction shown below:

If you fail to enter DFU mode, put your device in Recovery Mode.

1.2 Put your device into Recovery mode.

Now follow the instructions that are shown in the interface

Step 2: Download the Corresponding Firmware

After you enter DFU mode or Recovery Mode successfully, you have to download new firmware for your device. The program will detect your device automatically and download the latest iOS version. Just click on the “Download” option

Step 3: Fix System with Downloaded and Verified Firmware

Once the firmware is downloaded, tap on “Start to Fix” to verify firmware and automatically the program will begin to fix the iOS device

Here you have to repeat #Step1 if your phone is out of DFU/Recovery Mode to put the device in DFU mode again

This entire process can take 10 minutes.

After the fixing process is over, check if your device can start. If not then try once again.

When fixing process fails then retry Standard Mode or use Advanced Mode to fix the issue

Click to Enter/Exit Recovery Mode

Connect your device first and then select Enter/Exit Recovery Mode

Enter Recovery Mode

Step 1: First, connect your device and then tap on Next

Step 2: Now tap on Enter Recovery Mode to put your device into recovery mode.

Exit Recovery Mode

Step 1: First, plug in your device and then tap on Next to continue.

Step 2: Now tap on Exit Recovery Mode to get your device out of recovery mode.

The program takes some time to exit Recovery Mode and then your device start automatically

Use Advanced Mode to Reinstall Your iOS Completely

When Standard Mode fails to fix the iOS errors or issues then go for Advanced Mode. Click on Advanced Mode and its process is almost the same as Standard Mode. But remember that Advanced Mode will reinstall the iOS completely and all data stored will be deleted.

Step 1: Connect your device to your computer

Step 2: Now download the Corresponding Firmware

Step 3: Fix System with Downloaded and Verified Firmware