Are you looking for an iPhone data recovery software that does not require your iPhone to be jailbroken? Many iPhone data recovery solutions need root access thus you have to jailbreak your iPhone first. By jailbreaking you may lose data during the process and you open a door for thieves to steal your private information. In this guide we will introduce you this iPhone data recovery for Windows and Mac which can recover data from iPhone without jailbreaking the device. If your iPhone is already jailbroken and lost important data, you can also use it to recover iPhone data lost due to jailbreaking.
You can jailbreak iPhone to get root access to your iOS device and iOS file system so you can have more control over your device, such as downloading extra apps, themes that are not available through the Apple App Store, run apps that require root access, etc. Check out more details about what is iOS jailbreaking here. Apple has been warning iOS users not to jailbreak their iPhone, iPad or iPod touch for security concerns. iPhone jailbreaking will left your device vulnerable to hackers. Hackers may install malware on your iPhone, steal your contacts, login and password information or other private data saved on the phone. In August of 2015, KeyRaider malware was discovered to have led to more than 225,000 people having their login and password information being stolen. KeyRaider affects only iPhones that have been jailbroken.
Recover data from iPhone without jailbreaking
There will be only three simple steps to recover deleted data from iPhone without jailbreaking your device. Firstly connect up your phone to computer via USB data cord, then run the iPhone recovery software to scan iPhone, finally preview and recover deleted data from iPhone to computer.
A wide variety of data types can be retrieved using this method, including contacts, photos, messages, whatsapp chats, call history, calendar, notes, reminder, Safari bookmark, camera roll, photo stream, voice memos, voicemail, and App data from WhatsApp, Flirc, iPhoto, iMovie, Kindle, Keynote, etc. For example, you can refer to this guide to recover deleted text messages from iPhone. You can also restore messages from other IM apps, see this tutorial to retrieve deleted WhatsApp chat history on iPhone. In fact, except recovering deleted data from iPhone without backups, you can also use it to extract any data from iCloud or iTunes backups. See this article to download iPhone call history from iCloud backup just as an example.
Recover data from iPhone after jailbreaking
If you have already backed up iPhone before jailbreaking, you can simply restore lost data after jailbreaking. However if the iPhone data was backed up to computer via iTunes, you can’t restore iTunes backup to iPhone as this will unjailbreak your iPhone. On the other end, if you like to remove jailbreak from iPhone, you can simply restore iPhone through iTunes. If you do not like to unjailbreak iPhone and want to recover data from iPhone, you have three different options to restore iPhone data. Firstly you can refer to the above linked guides to directly use the iPhone recovery software to scan your iPhone and recover deleted data from iPhone. Secondly you can use the recovery software to scan iTunes backup saved on computer and extract any data from iTunes to computer hard drive or iPhone. Thirdly, you can also download any data from iCloud backup to your computer or iPhone. No matter which method you choose, it can recover lost iPhone data after jailbreaking without void the iPhone jailbreaking.