When photos, videos, contacts, messages or other files are deleted from your iPhone by mistake or lost data because of iOS upgrading on your iPhone, device damage and other reasons, you can always get them back with the right iPhone data recovery free tool. In this article, I will introduce you such a tool and the three methods for recovering lost data from iPhone.
Part 1. Free iPhone Data Recovery Tool
iSkysoft iPhone Data Recovery for Mac (iSkysoft iPhone Data Recovery for Windows) is a tool that offers you a free way to recover lost or deleted iPhone data, such as camera roll photos, videos, contacts, call history, calendar, notes, reminders, voice memos and Safari bookmarks and more. You can recover lost data directly from iPhone or from iTunes and iCloud backup files for iPhone on the computer. This fabulous tool can also help you fix your iOS to normal when it stuck in recovery mode, DFU mode, Apple logo or has a blue/black/red screen of death.
Part 2. The Steps for Recovering Lost Files Directly from iPhone on Mac (El Capitan Compatible)
Files lost from your iPhone are not really clearly. They are marked as inaccessible data, and they'll be totally removed when they're overwritten by new data on your iPhone. You'd better to turn your iPhone into Flight Mode to stop using your iPhone immediately when data is lost.
Step 1. Connect and Scan Your iPhone
Plug your iPhone into your Mac and then select "Recover from iOS Device" after launching the program. When your phone is detected, you can then click the "Start" button to activate the scanning process.
Step 2. Preview and Recover Your iPhone Data
After the scanning is concluded, you can now preview the found data by category. Then mark the files you want to recover and then click "Recover" to keep the recovered data to your computer.
Part 3. The Steps for Restoring iPhone Files from iTunes Backup
This solution is helpful even when you don't have iPhone in hand or your iPhone is broken. You only need a previous iTunes backup file for your iPhone on your computer.
Step 1. Scan Your iTunes Backup File
Launch the iPhone data recovery tool and select "Recover from iTunes Backup File" mode from the top menu. The program will display all the backup files you've made with iTunes. Select the backup you need and then click the "Start Scan" button.
Step 2. Recover Files from iTunes Backup
The program will scan all the data in your iTunes backup file. After the scanning is complete, you can preview the result and choose the files you need to recover by clicking the "Recover" button.
Part 4. The Steps for Retrieving Deleted Files from iCloud Backup
If you have backed up your iPhone data to iCloud, you can also use the "Recover from iCloud Backup" feature to get your data back.
Step 1. Connect iPhone with Your Computer
Launch the program and then plug your iPhone into your Mac. Then hit on the "Recover from iCloud Backup File" tab on the top menu. Sign in your iCloud account.
Step 2. Download and Scan Your iCloud Backups
After you've logged in your account, you will see all the backup files you have crested with iCloud. Select the backup you need and then click "Download". When the downloading is complete, you then need to click the "Scan Downloaded" button. The program will immediately start the scanning process.
Step 3. Recover your Data from iCloud Backup
After the scanning is complete, you can then preview the result and choose the files you want to recover. Finally click "Recover" to get the lost data back.