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How to Retrieve Data from Broken iPhone?

“Hi, the screen of my iPhone 5 is broken and I can’t use it anymore. I have a lot of pictures and all my contacts and other important data in my iPhone. Do you have any way to recover data from my broken iPhone? Thanks in advance!”

How to retrieve data from broken iPhone? Many readers send us email to ask this question. Their iPhone are broken, so they want to change another iPhone. But they have much data on the broken iPhone. How to save the data? In this article, we will show you the two ways of recovering data from broken iPhone. You can easily get back data, such as contacts, pictures, videos, notes, calendars, whatsapp messages, etc. from your broken iPhone.

iPhone Data Recovery is designed to help you to do that. It can scan the backup files from iTunes and iCloud and recover data from them. So without using your iPhone, you can recover data on your broken iPhone easily. You can choose from the 2 parts according to the method you backup your iPhone.

Part 1. How to Recover Data from Broken iPhone with iTunes Backup File

Step 1. Run iPhone Data Recovery

Launch the software after you install it on your computer. If you want to recover data from broken iPhone with iTunes, you need to install the software on the computer that your iTunes installed.

iPhone data recovery

Step 2. Scan iTunes Backup File

Choose the second option on the main interface “Recover Data from iTunes Backup File”. You will see all the iTunes backup files on your computer. If you changed the location to save the iTunes backup file, when you made the backup, you can also choose the backup file using the navigator.

itunes backup file list

Choose the one you want to recover data from and click “Scan” button. The software will scan your iTunes backup file of your broken iPhone. It will find all the data in your iTunes backup file and list tem on the interface.

scan result

Step 3. Recover Data from Broken iPhone (iTunes)

You can now preview any data you want to recover and select them. Then you can easily click “Recover” button. All the selected data will be recovered to your computer easily.

Part 2. How to Retrieve Data from Broken iPhone with iCloud Backup File

Step 1. Choose “Recover from iCloud Backup File” Option

Run the recovery software and choose the last option on the main interface “Recover from iCloud Backup File”.

log in icloud account

Step 2. Download and Scan iCloud backup file

After you log into your iCloud account, you can see all the backup files in your iCloud account. You need to choose the most recent one to download and scan it.

icloud backup file list

Step 3. Recover data from broken iPhone (iCloud)

Once the software finishes the scanning work, it will list all the data on the interface. You can preview and select the data you want to recover. Click “Recover” button, you will easily retrieve data from broken iPhone from iCloud backup files.

scan result

That’s all for retrieving data from broken iPhone. You can see it is really easy to recover contacts, photos, videos, audios, whatsapp messages, notes and other data from your broken iPhone. iPhone Data recovery software enables you to do that with few clicks.