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How to Recover Deleted or Lost iPhone Data from iTunes Backup

itunes-backup-extractor-465652451What is iTunes? iTunes is a free digital media player application which available for Mac and PC. It can manage and play digital music and video. Meanwhile, iTunes can connect to the iTunes Store, to download purchased digital music, music videos, TV shows, iPod games, as well as various Podcast standard length film. Additionally, whenever your iPhone or other iOS device connect with your Mac or PC which has installed iTunes, the data from your device will automatically sync with iTunes. In other words, iTunes can backup your data from iPhone, iPad and iPod.

Why we need to backup data with iTunes? Because we don’t know when we will lose or accidently delete somethings important from our device(s), a recent iTunes backup can help recovering the lost or deleted data from iPhone iPad and iPod with ease. You just need to follow several steps: Connect iPhone > Choose File > Devices > Restore from Back up, that’s all. This seems very simple, but not necessarily your ultimate desired effect. The data from your iTunes backup is not necessarily the latest, if you just want some data back, fully recovery from iTunes will overwrite something new storing on your iPhone or other iDevice. Obviously, this may get more kicks than halfpence. Lost or deleted data from your iPhone? Is there a better way to recover iPhone data from iTunes backup? Things will eventually sort themselves out.

iTunes Backup Extractor is an ideal and effective data recovery software for iPhone iPad and iPod user to scan and extract data from iTunes backup files, so that you can restore whatever you want when some data lost or deleted from your iDevices, including contacts, text messages, photos, videos, call history, notes, reminders, calendar and so on. Besides, the program also allows you to recover data from iPhone directly, or extrcting to restore from iCloud backup files.

Free Download a trial recovery version here and try extract your iTunes backup file by following the next steps.


iTunes Backup Extractor fully compatible with iOS 8, and support a full range of iPhone, including iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus now.

Steps to Extract and Recover Deleted & Lost iPhone Data from iTunes Backup

Note: Please remember that do not sync your iPhone with iTunes when you’ve deleted data, or realize that you’ve lost data, or the iTunes backup file will be updated after the sync.

Step 1. Launch the program and choose a recovery mode

After installation, run the iTunes Backup Extractor software on your computer, when you can see the primary window, tap “Recover from iTunes Backup File” at the top of window to enter the iTunes backup recovery mode.

Step 2. Choose a iTunes backup and scan to extract it

When switch to the iTunes backup recovery window, all the found iTunes backup on your computer will being displayed. Choose the one you want and click “Start Scan” button in the lower right corner of the window, to let the program scan and extract your data from the selected iTunes backup.

Step 3. Preview and recover the data selectively

This procedure applied to high-speed scanning mechanism, therefore, the scanning will not spend too much of your time. Once the scanning is completed, all data in the iTunes backup file will be extracted and displayed in categories, such as contacts, SMS, photos, WhatsApp chat history and so on. You are allowed to preview the detail content one by one, after that, just choose those what you want and click on “Recover” to save them to your computer.

Note: For contacts, notes and messages, you can directly recover to your iPhone now, just connect your iPhone to computer via a USB cable before recovering.

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