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How to Recover iPhone Data Lost after Restoring to Factory Settings

Need to recover iPhone data after restore!

My iPhone went into recovery mode after an attempt to upgrade to iOS 10.3. To get it out of recovery mode, I had to restore it to factory settings. However, all the data I have were lost. Is there a way to get my iPhone data back?

General speaking, when you delete data from your iPhone, it isn't gone forever immediately, but only becomes invisible and can be overwritten by any new data. So with the right iPhone recovery software, we are still able to get the precious data back easily. As to restoring iPhone to factory settings, the data have been overwritten during the restoring. Frankly speaking, it is impossible can recover data directly from a factory reset iPhone. Those who claim that they can recover data directly from iPhone after factory reset are frauds. But don't lose hope, you can still recover them from your iTunes backup or iCloud backup. Below are the 2 simple ways to recover iPhone data from iTunes backup and iCloud backup after factory restore.

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Recover iPhone data lost after factory setting restore

Provides you with two ways to retrieve data lost due to factory setting restore - dr.fone - iPhone Data Recovery

dr.fone - iPhone Data Recovery

2 ways to recover iPhone data after restoring to factory settings

  • The world's 1st iPhone data recovery software.
  • Recover data lost due to deletion, reset, device loss, jailbreak, iOS 10.3 upgrade, etc.
  • Support to recover deleted text messages and recover deleted photos from iPhone, and many more other data such as contacts, call history, calendar, etc.
  • Selectively preview and recover any data you want.
  • Support all models iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
  • Fully compatible with the latest iOS 10.3.
Available on: WindowsMac

Part 1: Recover iPhone data after restore via iTunes backup

Follow steps below:

Step 1. Download and install dr.fone on your computer. Launch the program and select "Data Recovery" from dr.fone tools.

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Step 2. Choose "Recover from iTunes Backup File" from "Data Recovery" tool.

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Step 3. Choose the backup file from the list displayed by dr.fone, and click "Start Scan" to get it extracted.

recover iphone data after restoring to factory settings

Step 4. When the scan stops, you can preview and selectively recover any item you want from the scan result to your computer. It's can be done in one click.

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Note: In this way, you can not only recover data existing in the iTunes backup, but also recover those deleted data, which can't be restored directly from iTunes to your iPhone.

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Part 2: Recover iPhone data after restore via iCloud backup

Follow steps below:

Step 1. Run the program, click on "Data Recovery" and choose "Recover from iCloud Backup".

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Step 2. Log in your iCloud account. Choose the backup file you want to download and extract it.

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Step 3. Check the backup content and tick to recover the item you want to your computer.

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Note: It's totally safe to log in your iCloud account and download the backup file. dr.fone won't keep any record of your information and data. The downloaded file is only saved on your own computer and you're the only one to access.

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