Want to recover iPhone backup manually from iCloud? For example, when you lost your iPhone without a local backup on PC or Mac and you do not plan to buy a new iPhone, how can you download your iPhone backups from iCloud to computer. Can you recover iPhone data from iCloud backup without an iPhone? Check out instructions see how to download iPhone backup from iCloud to computer and extract the data from iCloud backup to your PC or Mac. We will be using Dr. Fone, the world’s first iOS data recovery software and still the best in the market. It can help you recover iPhone iPad data from the iOS devices directly, or extract data from iTunes backup, iCloud backups for iPhone iPad. Now download the iCloud backup extractor on to your PC or mac and follow steps below.
Download iPhone Backup from iCloud to Computer
Step 1. Run iPhone Recovery Software
From the top section of the iPhone recovery software, you can find three recovery options:
- Recover from iOS Device – scan and recover existing and deleted files directly from iOS to computer, such as contacts, SMS, media files, reminders, notes, call logs, WhatsApp chats, Facebook messages….
- Recover from iTunes Backup File – extract data from iTunes backups to computer or iOS
- Recover from iCloud Backup File – download and extract data from iCloud backups to computer or iOS
Choose recovery from iCloud backup files, then you will be prompted to sign in iCloud using your Apple ID and password.
Step 2. Select iPhone Backups from iCloud & Download to Computer
Once you signed in your iCloud account, you will find all available iPhone backups you have made before. You can find your iPhone name, backup date, file size, iOS version, iCloud account and the download link of each iPhone backup on Apple iCloud server.
Select the iPhone backup you want and click the download button to download it from iCloud to computer. You will then see a pop-up dialogue as below.
Recover data from iPhone iCloud Backup to computer
Once the iPhone backup files on iCloud has been downloaded to your computer, the iPhone recovery software can scan the backup file from iCloud, files and data will be grouped into different categories, such as photos & videos, messages & call log, memos & others, see below screenshot.
How do I recover iPhone backup in iCloud without an iPhone? This issue becomes clear now. It is your personal data after all, without an iPhone, you should still be able to access, download it. There are a lot of files in different types or formats can be downloaded and recovered from iCloud server. Now you can select and recover any file from iCloud backup to your computer. If like, you can transfer the extracted files from computer to your iPhone iPad iPod again, using iTunes or another iOS transfer tool. See some iPhone iPad transfer guide below:
- Backup and Transfer iPhone Music
- Transfer Photos Videos from Mac to iPhone
- How to transfer contacts from iPhone to Samsung?
Select and Recover any files from iCloud backup to iPhone directly
Some data contained in your iCloud backup file can not only be extracted from iCloud to computer but also exported from iCloud to your iPhone directly. Unlike normal iCloud restore, you also have the freedom or ability to select any specific data in iCloud backup and restore them to iPhone.
You can find out more details here: Recover Lost Data to iPhone or Computer.