“It’s my first time to take a cruise on the sea, i was so excited to see those awesome scene that i took many photos with my iPhone X. Then some big wave’s coming and i dropped my iPhone X into the sea, it’s not possible for me to get my iPhone back, but i need to view my iPhone data. Is it possible for me to view my data from lost iPhone X?”
Everyday there will be some people coming to us and ask how to view their iPhone data that they lost their iPhone, or their iPhone is damaged or stolen ect. That’s not possible when you have done no backups, but when you have done backups on iTunes or iCloud, we’ll show you how to extract data from your backups selectively without erasing all content and settings by using iRefone.
is a professional iOS data recovery software, it can help us recover our lost iPhone data with three recovery mode, that is Recover from iOS Device, Recover from iTunes Backup and Recover from iCloud Backup. And it allows us to preview them before restoring, and it doesn’t need us to erase all content and settings. Also it can help us backup and transfer iPhone data selectively, and it can be compatible with latest iPhone X and iPhone 8.
When you need, you can download and install the free trial version to have a try.
View Data from iTunes Backup Selectively without Restoring
Firstly we’ll see how to view data from iTunes backup selectively with iRefone when we lost our iPhone X/iPhone 8/iPhone 7 ect.
Step 1. Run iRefone, launching your iTunes. And click “Recover from iTunes Backup”, then all your backup files on iTunes will show up.
Step 2. Then choose the one you need, click “Select” at the end of the files you need, and new interface will show up. Now find and click related data icon you need, like “Message” icon, and it will be scanned by the software.
Step 3. After scanning, you can preview messages you need, and if you want to restore them, you can also tap on “Recover to PC”, and choose folder path to save them.
View Data from iCloud Backup Selectively without Erasing All Content and Settings
Now we’ll see how to view lost data from iCloud backup without erasing all content and settings by using iRefone.
Step 1. Run iRefone, choose “Recover from iCloud Backup”, and log in it with your Apple ID and password.
Step 2. When we log in it, all our backup files on iCloud will show up. Find the one we need and click “Download” at the end of the files, then we’ll enter the new interface.
Step 3. In the new interface, there will be many data icon and media icon that iRefone can recover, find and click “Message” icon for example, and it will be scanned by the software.
Step 4. Wait a few seconds for scanning, then you can preview messages you need. And you can also recover them by clicking “Recover to PC”.
: When you get some other iOS devices, you can also log in iCloud with same Apple ID and password on it and restore your lost data.