Do you have iPhone backups saved on Apple iCloud server or on your computer that you want to extract files from them? You can use iCloud or iTunes to back up your iOS devices. You can also restore your iPhone, iPad or iPod from iCloud or iTunes. However these two iPhone backup software will delete your existing files on the phone before restore it. That’s to say, if you have any data saved on the iPhone but not included in your backup file, you will lose them when you restore iPhone from the backup from iCloud or iTunes. If you want to get back your lost files from iPhone backup while do not want to restore iPhone, you can use an iPhone backup extractor software, iPhone backup viewer or iPhone data recovery. In this guide, we will introduce you an iPhone backup extractor for Windows and Mac. You can free download the software from below links.
This iPhone backup extractor can extracts iTunes or iCloud files from both your iPhone and iPad. If you lost or deleted files unexpectedly, this tool is very helpful. It can download iPhone backups from iCloud to computer or you can extract data from iTunes backup. Check out below steps for the details.
Recover iPhone Files from iTunes Backup
iTunes is the most frequently used iPhone backup and restore software. You can refer to this guide to easily backup and restore iPhone using iTunes. Once you have made iPhone backups using iTunes, you can use above iPhone backup extractor to extract contacts, messages, photos, notes, reminders and more data from iPhone backup in iTunes.
Step 1. Scan iTunes Backup File
The iPhone data recovery software will detect your connection through USB, it will leads you to scan the connected iPhone and recover exiting or lost data from iPhone directly. Yes, you can even recover lost data without any backup in iCloud or iTunes. For example, you can use this tool to recover FB messenger chats on iPhone, recover WhatsApp messages on iPhone. You can even use this iPhone data recovery to recover lost Reminders on iPhone and many other data without any backups. In this guide however we will be using other built-in features with the iPhone data recovery software. Switch from iPhone recovery to iTunes recovery mode by clicking on the “Recover from iTunes Backup File” tab from the top of this iPhone recovery software.
Now your saved iTunes backups will be displayed within this iPhone recovery program for PC or Mac. Select the latest iPhone backup file on your computer and scan it using the iPhone backup extractor. All files contained in the iTunes backup can be extracted and viewed.
Step 2. Extract Data from iTunes Backup
You can browse to different file types of your iPhone data, select and click the Recover button to export the data from iTunes backup to computer hard drive.
The iPhone Backup Extractor is very simple to use and works with a wide range of iOS devices, such as iPhone 6, 6 plus, 5s, 5c, 5, 4s, 4 and iPad, iPad Air, iPad Mini, etc. You can recover almost all files from your iPhone backups, like contacts, messages, calendars, reminders, call history, photos/videos, notes, WhatsApp chats, app data and more. We have discussed how to extract and recover iPhone files from iTunes backups above with this iPhone backup extractor. Now let’s see how easy it would be to extract iPhone backup from iCloud.
Extract iPhone Files from iCloud Backup
Switch from the iTunes recovery mode to the iCloud recovery mode by clicking the “Recover from iCloud Backup File” from the top section of this iPhone backup extractor program on your PC or Mac. You will see the iCloud account logon dialogue immediately.
Sign in your iCloud account using your Apple ID and its password. All iPhone backups made and saved in iCloud server will be listed. Choose the latest iCloud backup and follow the on-screen tips to allow the iPhone data extractor to scan the backup file and download iPhone files from iCloud backup to computer.
Now you can preview and extract data from iCloud backup to computer just like you extract data from iTunes backup to computer above. A lot of files can be recovered using this tool, such as contacts, photos, SMS, notes, reminders, notes, app data, etc. You can download photos from iCloud to computer, download contacts, SMS, notes, reminders and more from iCloud backup. iPhone backup extractor is an effective way to extract and restore iPhone data from iTunes and iCloud backups, it is extremely easy to use yet able to recover a wide range of data types.