If you want only to recover your lost data, but not all of your previous iTunes backup. You need turn to the third-party iOS data recovery software – Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS. Because iTuens don’t support to preview backups before you recover them. This professional iOS data recovery software supports not only recovering iTunes backups, but also iCloud backups and scanning lost or deleted data directly from your devices. You just select specific deleted photos, messages, contacts and videos to recover from your iTunes backup.
The world’s No.1 iOS Data Recovery software can find back your lost or delted data with iTunes backup, and no longer to worry about data lost or iPhone stolen.
News: Compatible with the latest iPhone13. iOS 15 supported
How to Recover Lost Data from iTunes Backup?
Step 1. Choose Recovery Mode
Launch Dr.Fone and click “Data Recovery”.
Then choose “Recover iOS Data”.
You can see three options on the side here. Choose “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.
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.
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.
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.
Tips: What if your iTunes backup file is located somewhere else?
When your iTunes backup file comes from somewhere, such as moving from another computer with a USB drive, how can you preview and get the content from it? There is away. When you are at the first step, click “Select” under the list of iTunes backup files, and you can flexibly choose the iTunes backup file no matter where you place it.
Then in the pop-up window, preview and target your iTunes backup file. Then click “Start Scan” and you can move on with step 2 above. It’s a pretty useful feature.
How to recover all lost iPhone, iPad, iPod data from iTunes:
If you want to recover all data without previewing before recovery from iTunes, please refer to the following steps:
Launch iTunes and connect your iOS device to your computer.
In iTunes, click on your device, which appears in the upper-left corner.
Select “Restore Backup…” under Backups section on the right panel .
Your iOS device will show “Restore in Progress” on the screen, and iTunes will show a progress bar. Be patient to wait for the progress bar to finish and for the restart to complete before you try to use or disconnect the device. After it finished, all of your lost dat would be recovered on your iPhone, iPad or iPod. But the precondition is that you have backed up your device to iTunes before data loss.