“Hi, I am wondering how to recover data from iPhone after factory reset. For some reasons, I did factory reset on my iPhone 7 (running iOS 11.1), some precious photos, text messages, WhatsApp messages, etc. are gone. How to recover them? Thanks a lot.”
Sometimes people may reset the iPhone to factory settings as a troubleshooting step to fix iOS system issues, without knowing this will erase all information and settings on the device. As a result, they lose all data and files on their iPhone. When this happens, how to recover lost data from iPhone? In this article, we’ll show you 3 ways to recover data from iPhone after factory reset. The ways can work on all iOS versions including iOS 11, iOS 10, and earlier.
If you have created iTunes backup on your computer, you can recover lost iPhone data after factory reset by restoring your iPhone with iTunes.
Step 1. Connect your iPhone to computer and launch iTunes software.
Step 2. When your device appears in iTunes, click the device icon.
Step 3. Click Restore Backup in iTunes.
Step 4. Select the correct backup and click Restore.
After erasing all contents and setting on your iPhone, you should see a Hello screen. Follow the onscreen steps until you are prompted to Apps & Data screen.
Step 1. From Apps & Data screen, choose Restore from iCloud Backup.
Step 2. Sign in with your Apple ID and agree the Terms and Conditions.
Step 3. Choose the correct backup to restore. Wait for the process to complete and stay connected to Wi-Fi during the process.
When there is no available backup to use, or you just want to recover only a part of iPhone data instead of entire iPhone, the best choice for you is to use iOS Data Recovery.
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iOS Data Recovery supports safely scanning your deleted or lost data on iPhone and make it easy for you to recover data from your device without backup. It is compatible with iOS 11, iOS 10, and earlier, and can work perfectly with iPhone X, iPhone 8/8 Plus and other iPhone models.
Now, download and install iOS Data Recovery on your computer and follow the instructions to recover data from iPhone after factory reset.
Step 1. Open iOS Data Recovery and plug in your iPhone.
Step 2. Choose Recover from iOS Device and click Next.
Step 3. Select the type of data you want to recover and click OK.
Step 4. Select the items you want to recover and preview, then click To Device button to recover selected items to your iPhone or click To Computer to save them to your computer.
That’s it. Within a few clicks, you can easily recover lost data from iPhone. iOS Data Recovery supports retrieving 30+ types of iPhone data and files including photos, contacts, text messages, etc. In addition to recovering from iPhone, it also lets you recover data from iTunes backup and iCloud backup without restoring your device. Now, download free trial version of iOS Data Recovery to get back your lost data on iPhone!
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