Comparison of Wondershare Dr. Fone and Tenorshare iPhone Data Recovery Utility

Have you ever been caught in a situation where you have to recover deleted or lost data on iPhone? iPhone users know that it is all too easy to delete important information on iPhone devices. And once the data are gone, it's gone for good, unless we have some software tools to help.

Wondershare Dr. Fone and Tenorshare iPhone Data Recovery are the most popular data recovery tools for iPhone. This article will dwell on major differences between the 2 software tools, so that you will know which best suits you when you need to recover data from iPhone.

You can get iPhone Data Recovery on your computer here.

Recovered File Types

Dr. Fone supports to recover several types of deleted data directly from iPhone. If the data is not deleted, but lost because you lost iPhone or get iPhone damaged, you can get back 11 types of data directly from iPhone.

For Tenorshare iPhone Data Recovery, no matter how you lost your data, you can retrieve up to 16 types of iPhone data including contacts, photos, notes,, text messages, vidoes, call history, safari bookmarks, app files, voice memos, etc. It works for all iPhone models, including iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C, iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS.

The chat below shows what files the 2 programs manage to restore directly from iPhone.

  Dr. Fone iPhone Data Recovery
Recover Deleted Messages, Contacts, Call History, Calendar, Notes, Reminders, Safari Bookmark
Recover Deleted Voice Memos, Camera Roll, Photo Stream, Voice Memos, Message Attachments, App Photos, App Videos ×

During my test I deleted multiple contacts, photos, videos, text messages, and bookmarks, as well as the complete call history, from an iPhone 4S. Dr. Fone was able to find all of the files except for the deleted text messages. iPhone Data Recovery find all and even the text messages for me.

Design and User Interface

Though Dr. Fone and iPhone Data Recovery are both desktop software (with Windows and Mac versions) that works with all iOS devices, personally, I think the interface of iPhone Data Recovery is more catching. The main color of the user interface is light green, which looks quite comfortable when using the program. Dr. Fone uses light blue as the main color.

More importantly, with guide and tips on Tenorshare iPhone Data Recovery, I can understand all the steps crystal clear. However, Dr. Fone has too much button on the interface. I have to think for a while before going to the next step. When I first use the program, it crashed. I'm not sure if this is a compatibility issue. Be careful and backup your important data before using this program.

Professional Ability of the 2 Recovery Tools

Wondershare Dr. Fone for iOS describes to support all iOS devices, that is to say, you can use it to recover data from your iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C, and iPhone 5. However, different iPhone models have different hardware configurations, which requires different techniques to recover data. This make Wondershare Dr. Fone crashes easily during data recovery.

Therefore, Tenorshare iPhone Data Recovery is customized into various versions accordingly, such as iPhone 5S Data Recovery, iPhone 5C Data Recovery, iPhone 5 Data Recovery, iPhone 4S Data Recovery, iPhone 4 Data Recovery and iPhone 3GS Data Recovery. This makes iPhone Data Recovery much more t professional and competitive in specialization and technical support.

Major Differences between Dr. Fone and iPhone Data Recovery

  Dr. Fone iPhone Data Recovery


56.9MB 30.1MB

Supported OS

Windows: Windows 8/7/XP/Vista Windows:Windows 8.1/8/7/XP/Vista
Mac: Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks, 10.8 Mountain Lion, 10.7, 10.6, 10.5 Mac: Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks, 10.8 (Mountain Lion), 10.7, 10.6, 10.5
Money Back Guarantee 30 Days 90 Days

Scanning and Recovery Speed

Normal Speed 10X Faster with GPU Acceleration

Current Price

Windows Version $69.95 Windows Version $69.95
Mac Version $99.95 Mac Version $79.95

Additionally, Tenorshare iPhone Data Recovery allows you to free download and trial. You can recover some data from your iPhone to test the recovery speed and accuracy of the program. However, Dr. Fone displays no recovery results if you're using the trial version. Free download Tenorshare iPhone Data Recovery and have a try. Tenorshare also applies GPU acceleration which improve recovery speed to 10X faster.

Now Tenorshare iPhone Data Recovery is powerful with 3 data recovery modes: recover data from iPhone without backup, restore iPhone data from iTunes backup and retrieve iPhone files from iCloud backup. You won't need to worry about data loss if you have it on your computer.