How to Use UltFone iOS Data Recovery

Check this guide and learn how to recover data from iPhone/iPad/iPod and how to restore iTunes/iCloud backup files.

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UltFone iOS Data Recovery is currently the best data recovery solution for iPhone/iPad/iPod users with the utmost success rate. 3 recovery modes are provided: recover from iOS devices, recover from iTunes backup and recover from iCloud backup, which can meet your various requirements. Besides, by using this amazing tool, you can also save your iOS devices from various system stuck or crash issues.

Now, read the detailed guide below and learn how to use UltFone iOS Data Recovery. Before that, download the software on your PC/Mac.

Note: It's recommended to stop using iOS device after data loss to avoid lost data being overwritten.

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Part 1: Recover from iOS Devices

This way you can directly scan iPhone/iPad and get back lost photos, SMS, contacts, WhatsApp, voice memos, etc. without having iTunes/iCloud backup.

Step 1: Launch the software on your computer and select "Recover Data from iOS Devices".

ultfone ios data recovery main interface

Step 2: Connect your device and computer with a USB cable and trust the computer on your device.

connect iphone with ultfone ios data recovery

Step 3: When your device is detected, choose the file types you want to scan and click on the "Scan" button to proceed.

select files to recover

Step 4: After the scan, choose the data you want to recover and click on the "Recover to PC" button to finish. The save location is selectable.

preview lost files before recovery

Part 2: Recover from iTunes Backup File

You can also use UltFone iOS Data Recovery to restore iTunes backup. It can automatically find the iTunes backup files on your computer and extract the data.

Step 1: Select "Recover Data from iTunes Backup" from the main interface and all the backup files found on your computer will be listed out. Select a backup file that contains your lost data and click on the "Next" button to continue.

scan itunes backup

Step 2: Specify the file types you want to scan and click on the "Scan" button.

choose data type itunes to recover

Step 3: Click on the "Recover to PC" button to define the save location and save all your target files

save recovered itunes backup files

Part 3: Recover from iCloud Backup File

If you've backed up your iPhone/iPad with iCloud, you can restore data from iCloud backup as well.

Step 1: Select "Recover Data from iCloud" from the main interface. Enter your iCloud account and password (Apple ID) and click the arrow icon to log in.

login icloud account and scan files

Step 2: Select the file types that you want to recover, then click on the Download button.

select file types icloud

Step 3: After downloading the data from your iCloud backup, preview and tick the data you want to recover.

preview recovered icloud data

Step 4: Click Recover to PC and now you're done with the data recovery process.

recover data to pc

Part 4: Repair Operating System

If your device is stuck or disabled and cannot be detected by the software, you can fix the operating system first and then recover lost data.

Step 1: Connect your device and select "Repair Operating System" from the main interface. Click on the "Start Repair" button to move on.

start to repair

Step 2: Before repair, you need to download the firmware. Click on the "Download" button to start.

download firmware for repairing

Step 3: Once the firmware is ready, this program will start to repair your device. Don't disconnect your device during this process. After that, your iPhone/iPad will reboot and be restored to normal. Then, you could follow the above steps to recover lost data.

system repair successfully

Part 5: Backup & Restore WhatsApp, LINE, Kik, Viber, Wechat

Step 1: After you download and install UltFone iOS Data Recovery on your Computer, please launch the program and select the feature option "Backup & Restore Social App".

backup and restore social app

Step 2: In this page, you can select the social app you want to backup and restore, the social App includes WhatsApp, LINE, Kik, Viber, Wechat.

select the social app

Step 3: Now you need to connect your iOS device on Computer. After your device is successfully connected, please click the button "Backup" to start backing up.

start to backup

Step 4: Just wait for a while, and you can see the backup process is complete. It means that your backup is successful. Now you need to view the backup files by click button "To view backup files" or "To view backup list" that you backed up before via the backup of UltFone iOS Data Recovery or iTunes backup.

backup successfully

Step 5: To check the Social App Backup files, you can go to "To view backup list" to view and choose the one you want to restore.

to view backup list

Step 6: Click button "Restore" to scan the backup files. When you finish scanning, you can preview all data, including attachment on your social App backup file.

scan and preview backup files

Step 7: You can preview the social App data that you've backed up before via iTunes backup or UltFone iOS Data Recovery backup. Now you click "Restore to Device" or "Recover to Computer", and please note that the attachment data can only be restored to Computer.

restore backup files