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How to Recover Deleted Files from iPhone and iPad?

Accidentally delete or lose important files on iPhone is the most common problem iPhone users may meet. However, this problem can’t be solved properly in most cases. Actually, the deleted files are still on your iPhone. If you use the right software, you can easily recover deleted files from iPhone. iPhone File Recovery is one of the best tools to restore deleted files for iPhone and iPad users.

iPhone File Recovery can scan your iPhone and iPhone backup file to find the deleted or lost files you want to get back. After previewing the files, you can recover deleted files from iPhone easily with this file recovery for iPhone. iPhone File Recovery can recover deleted photos, text messages, iMessages, videos, contacts, notes, reminders, calendars, voice memos, voicemails, Whatsapp messages and other document files from iPhone. It supports the latest iOS system and iPhone 7/7 plus, iPhone 6s/6s plus, iPhone 5s/5c/5, iPhone 4s/4 perfectly.

This article includes 3 parts and all the ways you can recover deleted files from iPhone:

Tips: In this guide I just take the iPhone as an example. If you want to recover deleted files from iPad. The operation is the same as iPhone.

Way One: How to recover deleted files from iPhone without backup

Step 1. Scan iPhone to find the deleted files

Free download, install and launch the iPhone File Recovery software. Plug your iPhone to your computer. The iPhone recovery software will recognize and load your iPhone to the main interface and you will see the basic information of your iPhone.

Click the “Scan” button, the recovery software will begin to scan your iPhone and find the deleted files on iPhone. Once it finishes the scanning, you will find all the data on your iPhone is displayed on the interface. The data is classified into different categories listed on the left menu of the interface. In the main interface, the software will tell you how many files it found and how many are deleted files.

Step 2. Recover deleted files from iPhone

It is really easy for users to find the deleted files according to the file types. You can go to each category to find the deleted files the software found from your iPhone. The deleted files are in red. In each category, there is an option to only show the deleted files. So you can find them fast.

Once you find all the deleted files you want to recover, select them and click “Recover” button. The software will recover all the selected deleted files from iPhone.

Way Two: Restore deleted files from iTunes backup files

If you have iTunes backup files for your iPhone or iPad, you can also use iPhone file recovery to restore the deleted files from iTunes backup files. After you launch the software, choose the second option “Recover data from iTunes backup file”. You will see all your iTunes backup files on your computer listed on the interface.

Step 1. Scan iTunes backup file

Here you need to choose the latest backup file for your iPhone and click “Scan” button. The software will scan your iTunes backup file and find all the files in it. If your iTunes backup file has password, you need to input the password and then iPhone File Recovery can scan it without any limitation. Also if you changed the default location of iTunes backup file of your iPhone, you can manually select the backup file and scan it.

Step 2. Restore deleted files from iPhone iTunes backup

Just like recovering files from iPhone directly, you need to find all the files you want to recover. Then click “Recover” button. All the files you choose will be recovered and saved in your computer. You can easily check them.

Way Three: Recover files from iCloud backup files

If you enabled the iCloud service and you can backup your iPhone with iCloud, this software can recover deleted files from iCloud backup file easily.

Directly choose the last option on the main interface, you need to log in your iCloud account. Then the software will show you all the backup files in your iCloud account. You need to choose one of the backup files to download and recover files from it.

Step 1. Download and scan iCloud backup file

After you log in your iCloud account, choose the latest backup file to download. Once it finishes the download, you need to scan the backup file to recover deleted files.

Click “Scan” button to scan the iCloud backup file. Just like the way two, you can find all the files in your backup file and find the all the files you want to recover for your iPhone.

Step 2. Recover deleted files from iCloud

Find all the deleted files and click “Recover” button. The iPhone file recovery software will retrieve all the files on your computer.

That’s all the three ways of recovering deleted files from iPhone and iPad. This iPhone Data Recovery is really easy to use and powerful. It will recover all the deleted files from iPhone and backup file for you in few clicks. To avoid losing important files from iPhone/iPad, we recommend you to backup your iPhone with iTunes and iCloud regularly. Once you lost or deleted files from iPhone, follow this article.