How to Backup and Restore Locked iPhone 7 (Plus) Data?

Forgot the password of iPhone 7 (7 Plus)? It is really a pity! It means your iPhone 7 becomes totally trashy. Felt so helpless with the locked iPhone 7/7 Plus? Fortunately, there still are chances for you to backup all your iPhone data, even though it is locked.

How to backup data on locked iPhone 7 (plus)? There is indeed such a program that enables you to and backup lost data on locked iPhone 7 (plus). They’re Dr.Fone for iOS Data Recovery and iOS Data Backup & Restore, support Windows and Mac version, you can choose one of them to backup data on your locked iPhone 7 (plus).

Method 1. Backup locked iPhone 7(plus) data via iOS Data Recovery

If you have set iCloud backup before, then iCloud will atutomatically backup your iPhone data when connected to Wi-Fi. In this case, you can use Dr.Fone – iOS Data Recovery to extract your locked iPhone 7(plus) data from iCloud backup to your computer. This software is a powerful iPhone data recovery tool, which allows you to preview and selectively recover your iPhone 7(plus) data from iCloud backup and iTunes backup. 

The best iPhone 7 Data Recovery is very convenient to recover and backup your data from locked iPhone 7 (plus), including photos, videos, contacts, messages, notes, call history, etc. What’s more, the top iPhone Data Recovery is compatible to almost every iDevice model, including iPhone 7(plus), iPhone 6s(plus), iPhone SE, iPhone 6 (plus), iPhone 5s/5c/s/4s/4, iPad series or iPod. You can scan directly from your Locked iPhone 7 (Plus), to restore data from iCloud backup and retrieve lost data from iTunes backup file. It is time for you to install a trial version to recover your notes.

If you have set iCloud backup before, then iCloud will atutomatically backup your iPhone data when connected to Wi-Fi. In this case, you can use Dr.Fone – iOS Data Recovery to extract your locked iPhone 7(plus) data from iCloud backup to your computer.

First of all, you can download the trial version of iPhone 7(plus) Data Recovery.

Backup Locked iPhone Data (Buy Windows: $69.95)

Backup Locked iPhone Data (Buy Mac: $79.95)

Important Notes before starting:

  1. Before running Dr.Fone, you’re supposed to download the latest version of iTunes. To avoid the automatically sync, don’t launch iTunes when running the iOS Data Recovery. I suggest you disable the automatical syncing in iTunes beforehand: launch iTunes > Preferences > Devices, check “Prevent iPods, iPhones, and iPads from syncing automatically”.
  2. If you’re still asked to enter the password, don’t be angry. You need to know that the recovery software can’t change anything on your iPhone, including disable the password. So, it won’t help to erase the password. If you’ve synced your iPhone 7(plus) with iTunes recently and iTunes would remember the password. In this way, the iOS Data Recovery can get into your iPhone by using it. Of course, you don’t need to run iTunes on your computer when you use the iOS Data Recovery. Please let your iPhone trust the computer when connecting your iPhone to the computer.

Steps to Backup Data on Locked iPhone 7(plus) from iCloud Backup

Step 1. Install and launch the software and connect your iPhone 7(plus) to the computer. Select “Recovery from iCloud Backup File” option and sign in iCloud.
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Step 2. When you sign into iCloud, the program will list your iCloud backups in the interface. You can choose anyone you want and click “Download” to get the iCloud backup.

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And then in the pop-up, you can choose the type of files you would like to download. This will reduce the time of downloading the iCloud backup file. After that, you can scan the iCloud content now. Click on the “Scan” button to begin. It will take you some time. Just wait for a moment.

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Tips: you can see there is a search box in the result window. From there, you can type in the name of a file to search for it.

Step 3. When the dowonload process is completed, you can preview and tick the items to export them to your computer.

The scan will be complete in a few minutes. Once it stops, you can preview almost all data in your iCloud backup file, like contacts, messages, photos, and more. Check them one by one and tick the item you want. Then click on the “Recover to Computer” or “Recover to your device” button to save them on your computer or iOS devices.

Note: Only contacts, messages and notes can be directly recovered to your iPhone 7 (plus) via clicking “Recover to your device” button if your iPhone is connected with your computer with a USB cable during the recovery process.

Backup Locked iPhone Data 
Steps to backup Data on locked iPhone 7(plus) via iTunes

If you have sync your iPhone with iTunes before and haven’t restart your iPhone after you connected your iTunes in the last time, then iTunes will remember the password. So iTunes won’t ask you to unlock your iPhone when you connect to it. In this way, you can backup locked iPhone with iTunes.

Note: But there are many users who haven’t sync their iPhone with iTunes or they have restarted their iPhone after the last connection with iTunes, then it is impossible for iTunes to backup data on locked iPhone. Then what should we do? Let’s check the next part.

Step 1. Launch Dr.Fone and click “Recover from iTunes Backup File”. After then, the iTunes backup recovery tool will detect all iTunes backup files on this computer and display them in the window. You can confirm which one is the one you need according to the date it has been created.

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Step 2. Scan Data from iTunes Backup File

Choose the iTunes backup file that contains the data you want to recover and click “Start Scan”. It will take a few minutes to extract all data from the iTunes backup file. Be patient.

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Step 3. Preview and Recover Data from iTunes Backup

After a few seconds, all data in the backup file will be extracted and displayed in categories. You can preview them one by one before recovery. Then you can selectively mark and recover those you want by pressing the “Recover” button at the bottom. Now contacts, notes and messages can be directly recovered to your iOS device if you keep your iOS device connected with your computer via a USB cable during the recovery process.

Method 2. Backup Locked iPhone 7(plus) Data with iOS Data Backup & Restore

From the above introduction, we can know iTunes backup or iCloud backup can backup locked iPhone 7(plus) data. But what if I haven’t done both of these before? In this part, we are going to show you a powerful tool – iOS Data Backup & Restore, to directly backup locked iPhone data. This program can assist you in accessing your iPhone 7(plus), preview, backup and export iPhone 7(plus) videos, call history, notes, messages, contacts, photos, iMessages, Facebook messages and many other data without iTunes. The program currently work perfectly with iOS 10 and support iPhone 7 (plus), iPhone 6s (Plus), iPhone 6 (Plus), iPhone SE, iPhone 5S/5c, iPhone 5, iPhone 4s, iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS.

Key Features

Support all iOS devices 
Selectively backup and restore locked iPhone data in 3 minutes!. 
Export what you want from the backup to PC or Mac. 
No data loss on devices during the restore. 
Beautifully designed user interface. 
Fully compatible with Windows 10 or Mac 10.12 (macOS Sierra).

Backup Locked iPhone Data (Buy Windows: $29.95)

Backup Locked iPhone Data (Buy Mac: $39.95)

This steps is based on the Windows version. If you are a Mac user, please download the Mac version. The operation is similar.

Steps to backup and restore data on locked iPhone 7(plus) without iTunes

Step 1. Connect your iPhone 7(plus) to the computer 

To backup locked iPhone 7(plus) data, launch the program after installing it, and connect your iPhone to the computer. When your iPhon 7(plus) is detected by the program, you’ll see the window shown as follows, choose “iOS Data Backup & Restore” tool.

Backup Locked iPhone Data

After select the “iOS Data Backup & Restore”, you need select the type of data to backup. Then click “Backup”.

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Step 2. Backup locked iPhone 7(plus) data

Now the iOS Data Backup & Restore tool is backing up the data of your iPhone, please don’t disconnect your iPhone 7(plus).

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Step 3. Export or restore locked iPhone 7(plus) data

When the backup process is completed, you can check all contents of the backup file in categories. Check any of them for exporting or restoring just need click on the button “Restore to device” or “Export to PC” button.

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When the locked iPhone data are recovered, you can keep your contacts, text messages, photos, videos, calendar, notes, whatsapp, etc. on your computer as a backup, to avoid losing your data the next time.

With a iOS Data Recovery tool or iOS Data Backup & Restore tool, Backup and Restore Locked iPhone iPhone 7(plus) Turns Flexible and easy! Have a try! 30 Day Money Back Guarantee!

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