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How to Recover Data from Restored iPhone

“I accidentally restore my iPhone to factory settings. I lose all the data on it. I would like to know how to recover data from iPhone after restoring to factory settings. I restored my iPhone last night. It is an iPhone 6s 128GB running iOS 9.3. Thanks in advance!”
Asked by Kimi

If you restore your iPhone to factory settings, all the data and settings will be wiped from your iPhone. It will be an empty iPhone after that. So the only way to get back data from iPhone after restoring is to recover iPhone data from iPhone backup files. In this article, I will show you how to recover data from restored iPhone’s iCloud and iTunes backup file easily.

iPhone Data Recovery can scan the iCloud and iTunes backup file for your iPhone and recover messages, photos, videos, contacts, call history, notes, reminders, calendars, voice memos, voicemails, Whatsapp messages/photos and other data from iPhone backup files to computer. So you don’t need to restore iPhone again with backup file to get back data. You can learn more about how to retrieve photos from iCloud and how to restore contacts from iCloud backup file.

How to Recover Data from iCloud Backup File

Step 1. Download and Scan iCloud Backup File

Run this iCloud Data Recovery software on your computer after installing. On the main interface, select the third option “Recover Data from iCloud Backup File”. Now you can easily log in your iCloud account on the interface.

log in icloud

After that, you will see all the backup files in your iCloud account. Find and select the backup file you would like to recover data from. Click “Download” button next to it. The software will download the iCloud backup file as soon as possible.

icloud backup list

Step 2. Recover Data from Restored iPhone’s iCloud Backup

After downloading the iCloud backup file, this software will scan it automatically. It will list all the data in the iCloud backup file and you can preview the data before recovering easily. On the left side of the interface, you will find a data menu. Here lists all the data you can extract from this iCloud backup file.

scan result

You can recover text messages, photos, videos, contacts, notes, reminders, calendars, voice memos and other data from your iCloud backup files. After selecting all the data you want to recover, click “Recover” button on the interface. The software will recover the selected data to your computer as soon as possible.

How to Recover Data from iTunes Backup File

Step 1. Scan iTunes Backup File

Run this iTunes Data Recovery software and select “Recover Data from iTunes Backup File” on the main interface. You will see all the iTunes backup files on your computer. If you changed the location of the iTunes backup file, you can find the manually.

itunes backup file lists

Select the iTunes backup file you want to recover data and click “Scan” button. The software will begin to scan your iTunes backup file deeply.

Step 2. Recover Data from iTunes Backup File

The software will list all the data in your iTunes backup file on the interface after scanning. You can enter any category to find the data you need and select them. You can easily recover messages, contacts, photos, videos, reminders, calendars, notes, Whatsapp messages and other data from the iTunes backup file for your iPhone.

scan result

That’s all for recovering data from restored iPhone. You need to have backup files for your iPhone and use iPhone Data Recovery software to do this. It can scan your iPhone backup files to get back data after restoring iPhone to factory settings.