Most people would say: “it’s lucky I’ve backed up my iphone contacts on my computer with iTunes.” But does this always work for you? Let’s see how iTunes back up your iphone contacts.
Tips: Apple has make a backup file for every iOS devices generated via iTunes. Once you’ve synced your iOS device with iTunes, this backup file will be autimatically generated, and continuously updated every time you sync. It’s really a good method to help you backup your previous data, but it’s a double-edged sword-you can’t access this backup file or transfer anything to your iphone again.
How to restore iPhone all lost data without backup to iTunes?
iPhone Data Recovery(Mac) is your phone data recovery experts,you can easily recover photos,video, contacts, text messages, and more on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Retrieve lost & deleted data directly from your iOS device, or via its iTunes backup file.
Step 1. Connect your Apple device to your computer
Connect your device on your comoputer, and then run iPhone Data Recovery(for Win). Select the device option in the window according to your device.
Step 2. Enter DFU mode and scan your device
Choose "Recover data from iOS devices" and you're going to enter DFU mode according to the steps shown in the window as follow.
Step 3. Preview and recover lost data from iPhone 4/3GS. iPad 1 or iPod touch 4
After the scan, You can preview all of lost data and tick off those you want to save them on your Mac by clicking "Recover".
Part 2: Recover Previous Data from iTunes Backup
Step 1. Choose the iPhone device according to yours
This recovery mode is available for all Apple devices as long as you have iTunes backup on your Mac. Choose the one for yours in the primary window
Step 2. Select a Recovery mode and begin to extract iTunes backup
Select the recovery mode of "Recover from iTunes backup", and the iTunes backup for your device will be automatically found and displayed. Choose it or the latest one if there are more than one and click "Start Scan" to extract it.
Step 3. Preivew and recover previous data from iTunes backup
When the scan completes, you can preview all the contents in detail by clicking the categories one after one. Mark those you want and click "Recover" to save them on your Mac.