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Can I recover data from a lost iPhone?

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Can I recover data from a lost iPhone?

If you ever synced your lost iPhone to iTunes (or Finder on macOS Catalina or higher) in the past, a backup of your device will have been created on your computer, which you can use to recover data from. With iBackup Extractor, you can view the content of these backups and copy individual items from the backup to your computer.

To access a backup of your lost iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad, follow these steps…

  1. Download and install the latest version of iBackup Extractor.
  2. Open iBackup Extractor and select your backup from the dropdown list.
  3. Choose a category of lost iPhone data you wish to retrieve in iBackup Extractor. You can recover iPhone photos, messages, contacts, calendars, call logs, internet browsing history and notes.
  4. Select the files you wish to recover from your iPhone backups.
  5. Click Copy to extract the data to your PC or Mac.

Download the free trial version of iBackup Extractor today, to see what you can recover from your lost iOS device backups.

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More details:

iBackup Extractor is able to access your backups made using iTunes or Finder which are saved to your computer. If you have lost your device or had it stolen, don't worry! As long as you made a backup of the device to your computer before the data was lost, you can use iBackup Extractor to recover your files. Here's how:

Once you have installed and launched iBackup Extractor, you'll see a list of your backups in the dropdown menu. These are all of the backups of your devices which you have stored on your computer.

Access iPhone backups on your PC or Mac

Select the backup which you would like to extract data from. If your backup was encrypted on creation, you will need to enter your password to access the backup again. Please see the "Encrypted Backups" section at the bottom of this page for more details.

Once you have selected and accessed your backup, you'll be able to browse through all of your backup's data using the tabs on the left.

Recover data from a lost iPhone

From each section, you can select files by clicking them, or multiple files by ctrl-clicking or shift-clicking them.

Select the data you would like to recover from your backup

Once you've selected all of the files which you would like to copy from a tab, you're ready to hit "Copy" or "Extract" (depending on which tab you are on). iBackup Extractor will then ask where you would like to save the files to on your computer. Select your location, and finally click "OK" on PC or "Select Destination" on Mac.

Encrypted Backups:

Please be advised that iBackup Extractor does not require your device to be connected to your computer to access a backup.

However, when you create a backup, and backup encryption is enabled in iTunes / Finder, you'll create a password to protect your backup. For security, iBackup Extractor will require you to enter this password, in order to access the backup.

Enter encryption password to access and recover your data

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