Forgot the password of iPhone 13? It is really a pity! It means your iPhone 13 becomes totally trashy. Felt so helpless with the locked iPhone 13? How to backup data on locked iPhone 13? Fortunately, there still are chances for you to backup all your iPhone 13 data, even though it is locked. Here we will share 3 ways to backup or restore your locked iPhone 13 Data selectively.
Method 1. Backup locked iPhone 13 data with Dr.Fone for iOS – Phone Backup
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 for iOS – Phone Backup to extract your locked iPhone 13 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 13 data from iCloud backup and iTunes backup.
The best iPhone 13 Data Recovery is very convenient to recover and backup your data from locked iPhone 13, 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 13/Pro/Mini, iPhone 12, iPhone 11, iPhone XS/XR, iPhone 8, 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 13, 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. iOS 15 supported.
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 13 data from iCloud backup to your computer.
First of all, you can download the trial version of iPhone 13 Data Recovery.
Important Notes before starting:
- 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”.
- 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 13 with iTunes recently and iTunes would remember the password. In this way, the Dr.Fone for 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.
Note: Please ensure you connect your iPhone to the computer you’ve trusted. Dr.Fone can detect the locked phone only when the iPhone has trusted this computer before.
Steps to backup and restore locked iPhone data
Next, let’s check how to backup data on locked iPhone without iTunes in detail. This guide is based on the Windows version of Dr.Fone. If you are a Mac user, please download the Mac version. The operation is similar.
Step 1. Connect your iPhone to the computer
To backup locked iPhone, launch the program after installing it, and connect your iPhone to the computer. When your device is detected by the program, you’ll see the window shown as follows.
Step 2. Choose “Phone Backup”
After select, the “Phone Backup”, click on Backup. Then you need to select the type of data to back up and start the backup process.
Step 3. Backup locked iPhone data
Now Dr.Fone is backing up the data of your iPhone, please don’t disconnect your device.
Step 4. Export or restore locked iPhone data
When the backup is completed, click on View Backup History to see all backup files on your computer. Select the backup file and click on View, you can check all contents of the backup file in categories. Check any of them for exporting or restoring just need to click on the button “Restore to device” or “Export to PC” at the right lower corner of the window.
Method 2: Extract locked iPhone 13 data from iCloud backup
If you have set iCloud backup before, then iCloud will automatically backup your iPhone data when connected to Wi-Fi. In this case, you can use Dr.Fone – Data Recovery (iOS) to extract your locked iPhone data from iCloud backup to your computer. This software is a powerful data recovery tool, which allows you to preview and selectively recover your iPhone data from iCloud backup and iTunes backup.
Step 1. Launch the iPhone Data Recovery software and select “Data Recovery” on the dashboard. Select “Recover from iCloud Backup File” option and sign in iCloud.
Step 2. When you sign in to 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.
Step 3. When the download process is completed, you can preview and tick the items to export them to your computer.
Method 3: How to backup locked iPhone with iTunes
If you have synced 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.
Step 1: Launch iTunes and connect your iPhone to the computer.
Step 2: Click “Summary” on the left side of the window and then tap on “Back Up Now” to initiate the backup process.
Step 3: If the backup process is completed, you can find your iPhone backup location and check your backup files.
Step 4: Since you have backed up your iPhone data, you can put your iPhone into Recovery Mode with iTunes to unlock iPhone lock screen. You can press the Home button and the Power button at the same time, you will see the Apple logo appearing. Then you should release the Power button and keep pressing the Home button until you get an iTunes alert saying your iPhone is in Recovery Mode. You’ll see the screen shown on your iPhone, that is to say, you erase your iPhone password.
Note: But many users haven’t synced 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 refer to the method 1 and method 2. (Learn more>>)