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How to Recover Lost iPhone 7/7 Plus Data

iPhone 7 was said to be the best iPhone ever, and many Apple fans have got a new iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus to have a better user experience, but sometimes we may suffer the loss of private data due to careless wrong operation or water damage (even if iPhone 7 comes with water resistance). So if your new iPhone 7 unfortunately came across the situation that result in important data loss, what you need to do is to retrieve them. To some extent, if you have a good safety consciousness of private data and have already backed up your data to iCloud or iTunes, lucky you, you can easily retrieve your lost data. If not? The good news for you is that now we can recover your data whether you have backed up your data or not.

Syncios Data Recovery

Syncios Data Recovery

  • 3 recovery modes to retrieve data from your iDevice, iTunes backup and iCloud backup.
  • Recover photos, messages, contacts, as well as WhatsApp data.
  • Preview what you've found before performing recovery.
  • You can choose to extract found data to PC or put them back to device.
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    You can choose different versions according to your computer’s operation system,  just learn more detail information from here: Syncios Data Recovery for Windows or Syncios Data Recovery for Mac. Simply download the free version and have a try.

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    Supported devices:

    Note: Please be sure that iTunes is already installed on your computer for running this iPhone Recovery tool correctly. But you do not have to run iTunes.

    Now, let’s follow the below tips. There are three recovery modes for your choice.

    Solution 1: Recover Lost Data from iTunes Backup File

    Step 1 : Scan the iTunes Backup File.

    If you have synced different iOS devices with iTunes before, more than one backup files will be displayed in the windows after you click Recover from iTunes Backup File. Just choose the one for your iPhone 7 and click Start Scan.

    scan iTunes backup file

    Step 2 : Preview Your Lost Data from iTunes Backup File.

    It only take you a few seconds to scan (it may differs when you have massive data). All contents from the backup file including contacts, messages, call history, notes, photos and videos will be displayed in detail. You can read them right now.

    Preview your iPhone 7 Data from iTunes Backup File

    Step 3 : Recover Lost Data from iTunes Backup File.

    To recover the lost data, let's take messages as example, just check the Messages box, then all messages will show up, just choose those messages you would like to recover, and click Recover button.

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    Step 4 : Recover iPhone 7 data to your computer or device.

    You will get two options, recover to computer and recover to device.

    Solution 2: Recover Lost Data from iCloud Backup File

    Step 1 : Sign in iCloud.

    After you click Recover from iCloud Backup File on the top of the primary, you will be prompted to sign in to iCloud. Please sign in your iCloud account.

    Note: please do not connect the device to your computer during the recovery to prevent the iCloud file from being updated or modified.

    Step 2 : Scan iCloud Backup File.

    Similarly, if you have synced different iDevices with iCloud before, more than one backup files will show up after you sign in iCloud. Just choose the one for your iPhone 7 and click Download button. Then move further.

    scan iCloud backup file

    Step 3 : Choose the type of files you'd like to download.

    Now a dialog will pop up, all the contents from the iCloud backup file including contacts, notes, calendar, Camera Roll will be displayed in detail. Then you just need to select the contents you’d like to recover. Then click next to move further.

    choose the type of files

    Step 4 : Download iCloud Backup Files.

    Step 5 : Preview and choose the contents you want to recover.

    preview and choose the lost data

    Step 6 : Recover iPhone 7 data to your device or computer.

    Now, you can choose iPhone messages/contacts/notes/photos or other data to recover.

    Solution 3: Recover Lost/Deleted Data Directly from Device

    If you didn't lose your iPhone 7, you can use this way to recover your lost or deleted data. Connect your iPhone 7 and run this iPhone Recovery program on your computer.

    Step 1 : Connect your iPhone 7 to the computer, you'll see below window. Any detection problem, please check here.

    connect ios device to syncios data recovery

    Step 2 : Scan your iPhone 7.

    Click Start Scan button, then the program will automatically start scanning your iPhone 7 accordingly.

    connect ios device to syncios data recovery

    Step 3 : Preview and recover deleted iPhone 7 data.

    When the scan progress is finished, you can preview all found data before performing recovery. Choose the contents you want to recover, then click Recover.

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    We should have realized how important it is to backup data. As long as you’ve backed up messages somewhere, you can restore it on your PC and retrieve deleted messages easily. Click here to learn the easiest way to backup and restore your iPhone 7.

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