Contacts, Text message, Photos, Notes, etc. are the one of iPhone 6S Plus/6S/6 Plus/6/5S/5C/5/4S/4’s important functions, which is very convenient for us to send text contents/make a telephone call/share photos to/from family, friends, boy friend/girl friend, business cooperators, etc. However, when enjoying the iPhone 6s Plus or iPhone 6s, you may face the data loss problem that troubled many iPhone users. It has many factors, for example:
- iPhone 6S Plus/6S is damaged or stolen: If your iPhone is broken or stolen, it is inevitable that the data losing will happen to you;
- Factory Setting restore: Restore your iPhone to the factory settings without backup data;
- Accidentally deleted data on iPhone: Sometimes you may delete a wrong button or file to result in unnecessary data losing;
- iOS upgrade or downgrade: Upgrading or downgrading your iOS system will set your iPhone to the factory settings, and erase all data on the iPhone 6/Plus completely;
- Jailbreak: Some people like to jailbreak their iPhone to get more right to access to the device, but jailbreak failure or improper operations will cause data losing...
And even System crash, ROM Flashing, White Screen of Death, Virus attack, Device locked by forgotten password, Presence of malware, Physical damage, etc. can also result in iPhone 6 data loss. That is why you may find there are more and more people ask question about how to recover deleted or lost text messages, contacts, photos, notes, call history, voice memos and so on from different iDevices(iPhone 6S Plus/6S, iPhone 6 Plus/6, iPhone 5S/5C/5, iPhone 4S/4, iPad Mini 3/2/1, iPad 4/3/2/1, iPod 6/5/4, iOS 9/8/7 etc.). Then, how to recover iPhone lost data? Keep reading here.
In order to recover deleted or lost text messages, contacts, whatsapp, photos, notes, call history, etc. from iPhone, definitely, without the help from a third party software, you cannot make it. There are dozens of such third party software and in our test, we found that Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS is the best iOS data recovery software which is able to recover deleted text messages, contacts, photos, notes, call history, etc. from your iPhone 6S Plus, iPhone 6S, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5S/5C/5, iPhone 4S/4 on your PC or Mac easily. It's totally safe, easy to use and effective.
As the best iPhone 6 Data Recovery on the market, the program provide users with three different ways to recover lost data from iPhone 6S Plus/6S/6 Plus/6/5S/5C/5/4S/4: One is to recover from iOS device directly, the other is to recover from iTunes backup file, the last one is recover lost data via iCloud backup. Obviously, each method can help you to recover data quickly, but their focus is different.
Note: Stop using your iPhone at the right moment when you deleted contacts on it, for a better chance of recovery.
Below are some simple steps from the iPhone data recovery tool to show you just how easy it is to use, you can try them respectively on your computer.
- Supported OS: Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP
- CPU: 1GHz (32 bit or 64 bit)
- RAM: 256 MB or more of RAM (1028MB Recommended)
- Hard Disk Space: 200 MB and above free space
- iOS: iOS 9 and former
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Method 1: Directly Recover Lost Data Directly from iPhone 6s (Plus)/6 (Plus)/5/5S/5C/4S without backup
Things you need:
- 1. The iPhone
- 2. A Lightning to USB Cable or Apple 30-pin to USB Cable for the iPhone
- 3. A PC or Mac
Step 1. Run the best iPhone Data Recovery and connect your iPhone to your PC or Mac using the USB 2.0 cable of the iPhone. Select "Recover from iOS device", then you'll see an interface which informs you that your device is connected. Click "Start Scan" to continue.
Step 2. The program will start scanning data on your iPhone automatically. You just need to wait for the end of scanning and check for the scanning result.
Step 3. When the scan finishes, all found data will be list in categories. You can preview most of them so as to check whether they are what you want to recover or not.
You can select "Only display the deleted items" to check how many lost items have been found by Dr.Fone. Then you can select files (Contacts, Text message, Notes, Call History, WhatsApp History, Facebook Messenger, etc.) you need and click "Recover" to save them back to your computer.
Note: Dr.Fone for iOS supports lots of file types recovery directly from iPhone 6s (Plus)/6 (Plus)/5/5S/5C/4S, so the found media contents like photos, video, messages, contacts, notes, reminder, and more items are the existing ones on your iPhone (iOS 9 supported).
Step 4. Place a check mark alongside the data you require and then click the "Recover" button allowing the data to be saved by default on your computer. For data involving iMessages, notes or contacts, there will be an option popping up asking whether to save the data on your pc or directly in your device.
Method 2: Scan and extract iTunes backup to recover iPhone 6s (Plus)/6 (Plus)/5/5S/5C/4S
Things you need:
- 1. Previous iTunes backup of your iPhone;
- 2. iTunes installed on your computer.
Step 1. Connect your iPhone (iOS 9 supported) to your PC/Mac, and run the iPhone Data Recovery on your computer. As you could see in the follow image, all your previews iDevices’ backup file records will be listed. Choose your iPhone device name and click "Start Scan".
Notes: Please do not sync your iPhone with iTunes when using the iPhone Data Recovery program. It is easily to overwrite your lost files.
Step 2. Within a few minutes, the scan will be finished. You iPhone files that have been backed-up with iTunes will be listed as follows:
You can preview all files found in the scan result, and it is up to you to decide which one to recover or to recover them all. You can click them one by one to choose which one to retrieve and then click "Recover" to save them on your computer.
Method 3: Recover deleted iPhone contacts/Text message/note, etc. from iCloud backup
Things you need:
- 1. iCloud backup generated before the data loss;
- 2. Apple ID and password.
Step 1. Choose the recovery mode of Recover from iCloud Backup File, and then you can enter your Apple ID and the password to log in.
After that, the program can automatically find all backup files existing in your iCloud account. Choose the one you want to recover iPhone photos from to download and extract it. It will take you some time. Just wait and keep the internet connected.
Step 2. Once the scan is complete, you can access and preview the content in your iCloud backup in detail. For photos, you can check Camera Roll and App Photos. Preview them one by one and tick the item you want. Then click on the Recover button to save them on your computer.
When the deleted files are recovered, you can save them on your computer as a backup.
Something you should know about Data Recovery from iTunes backup of iPhone 6s Plus/6s (Plus)/5/5S/5C/4S:
As we all know, when you sync your iPhone with iTunes, all files on your iPhone (iOS 9 supported) will be automatically generated by iTunes as a file with extension (.sqlitedb), they can not be exported straightly to your computer, neither be read on your computer. And every time you recover data with iTunes, your previews data will be covered. Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS is a useful tool for you to prevent such problems.
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