iPhone 6s Data Recovery: 3 Ways to Retrieve iPhone 6s (Plus) Lost Files

Loosing precious data is a very troublesome experience for an iOS device user and can be a huge loss for those who rely on their class apart iPad or iPhone for business. There is no saying to when data loss will occur. It takes only a fraction of a second to lose all of your data. This can be greatly avoided if one knows the causes of data loss and stays alert about them at all times.

Part 1. Top reasons of data loss from your iPhone 6s (Plus)

  • User error: One of the most common causes for data loss is the inappropriate handling of the device by the user itself.
  • Sometime while in the flow of deleting multiple folders, pictures, videos, texts and so on, iPhone users select the data that shouldn’t be deleted and realize it later after the damage is done. Unlike the undo feature present in Android smartphones where retrieving lost data is easy, iPhone users are not blessed with this basic feature in spite the higher pricing of the handset.

    Tip: In order to avoid valuable loss of data, it is advisable to check once before you tap the bin icon and let things down the gutter forever.

  • Jailbreak – epic fail: Jailbreak is a method (illegal) opted by iPhone users to grant them full access over their device, that is, the restrictions present in the device are waived off allowing the user to alter the device’s firmware by will.
  • As tempting to jailbreak your device seems, if not done with the right procedure and essential precautions, could end up in a huge loss of both data and software leaving the phone to be a box of just silicon chips.

    Tip: Always make sure to follow the steps in a proper fashion if you are willing to jailbreak you iPhone 6s plus.

  • iOS system upgrade: While the possibility of this to happen is less, but some of the iPhone users have complaint about loss of data after upgrading their iOS to the latest version.
  • Tip: Always backup your vital data before installing any sorts of firmware update and also to keep your device charged up so that it does not run out of power while in the middle of an update.

    Some other causes include:

  • Device locked by forgotten password.
  • Presence of malware.
  • Physical damage.
  • System crash.
  • Part 2. Ways of Retrieving deleted files in an iPhone 6s (Plus)

    There is an array of software’s available which can help a miserable iPhone user to help retrieve lost data. But the one which stands apart from the rest is Wondershare Dr. fone for iOS. It’s easy-to-use software with nothing complex involved. Even an average person with the knowledge of using a personal computer can use this software with ease.

    Dr. Fone - iPhone Data Recovery has a very simplistic design and possesses a swift user interface. It takes about 4 to 6 minutes for Dr. Fone to retrieve about 2 gigabytes of data.

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    1. Steps involved in directly recovering from iPhone 6s (Plus)

    Note: Before proceeding to the below mentioned steps, make sure that your device is charged up to 50% to ensure no breaks whatsoever.

    Step 1: Connect iPhone to computer in which Wondershare Dr. fone is installed. Launch the application and connect your device via the provided USB cable and allow the application to automatically detect your device. If your device is not detected, make sure your USB cable is functioning accordingly and is properly inserted in the ports.

    iPhone 6s (Plus) Lost Files

    Step 2. Go to Computer and find the flash drive. Open it and contents on SD card show up in front of you.

    iPhone 6s (Plus) Lost Files

    Step 3. After the scan is complete, the application window will show you a list of both existing and lost data in your iPhone. There stays an option to only display deleted items in the application. You can also search for lost data by mentioning its name in the search bar provided.

    iPhone 6s (Plus) Lost Files

    Step 4. Place a check mark alongside the data you require and then click the “Recover” button allowing the data to be saved by default on your computer. For data involving iMessages, notes or contacts, there will be an option popping up asking whether to save the data on your pc or directly in your device.

    iPhone 6s (Plus) Lost Files

    2. Steps involved in recovering data directly from iCloud backup.

    Step 1: Open Wondershare Dr. fone and select “Recover from iCloud backup file”. This method requires you to enter your iCloud account id and password.

    Please note the Wondershare respects your privacy and vouches on the fact o not keeping information regarding your account and other relevant data that is processed during the sessions.

    iPhone 6s (Plus) Lost Files

    Step 2: Once you provide the required details and successfully login into your account, the application presents all the iCloud backup files linked to your account. Browse from the list and select the one from which you want to recover your data from and hit “Download”.

    iPhone 6s (Plus) Lost Files

    In order to reduce downloading time, the Dr. fone allows you to select specific files of your interest rather than downloading the entire file.

    iPhone 6s (Plus) Lost Files

    Step 4: After the required files are downloaded, you can browse through them and tick mark the data you want. The data will be saved either on your pc or directly on your device depending upon your decision.

    iPhone 6s (Plus) Lost Files

    3. Steps to recover data from iTunes backup

    Step 1: Launch Wondershare Dr. fone recovery tool for iOS and select recovery from iTunes backup. The applications inbuilt iTunes recovery backup tool will detect all iTunes backup files present. Select the appropriate iTunes backup file that you want to recover your data from.

    iPhone 6s (Plus) Lost Files

    Step 2: Initiate the scan. It is advisable to be patient while the scan occurs.

    iPhone 6s (Plus) Lost Files

    Step 3: After the scan is complete, you’ll be provided with a list of all the data extracted from the backup file. Scroll through the data and select those you wish to recover. Contacts, messages and data like notes can be recovered directly to your iPhone.

    iPhone 6s (Plus) Lost Files

    Wondershare Dr. fone is highly recommended to people who are prone to lose their data more often. One should always backup the device’s data weekly to ensure speedy data recovery to avoid spending lots of time on retrieving the data back.

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    Aug 18,2017 11:46 am / Posted by Selena Lee to iPhone Recovery

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