2 Methods to Recover Deleted Files from iPhone 6s/6s Plus/6 Plus/6/5/5S/5C/4S

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iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus have been released for several weeks. More and more people have had iPhone 6S or iPhone 6S Plus on hand. However, some of the users have encounted the following problems: mistakenly deleted data in your iPhone 6s (Plus), Old data lost from your iPhone 6 when upgrading to iOS 9 system. They have thought about almost every way to retrieve their data but all useless.

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Fortunately, here has Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS(iPhone Data Recovery. This a a powerful iPhone data recovery tool, which can help you recover data directly from iPhone 6s (Plus)/6 (Plus)/5/5S/5C/4S. Currently 7 file types are supported by this recovery mode, including messages, contacts, call history, calendar, notes, reminder and safari bookmark. It is even effective to recover iTunes backup files of iPad series. It extracts many kinds of files from your iPhone iTunes backup easily: your contacts, SMS, photos, videos, notes, calendar, voice memo and more! With the help of it, you can recover deleted or lost files from your iPhone as you wish.

Mac users turn to Mac Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS and the recovery process is the same as on Windows. Now let's see the details.

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How to recover the Deleted Files on 6s/6s Plus/6 Plus/6/5/5S/5C/4S?

Method 1: Recover Deleted Files from iPhone directly without backup

Method 2: Recover Deleted Files to iPhone from iTunes Backup

Method 1: Recover Deleted Files from iPhone directly without Backup

Step 1. Connect iPhone with Computer

Connet your iPhone with your computer and launch Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS. Select "Recover from iOS device", then you'll see an interface which informs you that your device is connected.

Step 2. Scan iPhone for deleted file

Click the "Start Scan" button to let this program scan your iPhone for deleted file. The scanning process may last a few minutes, depending on the amount of file on your iPhone. During the scanning process, if you see that the file you're looking for is there, then you can click the "Pause" button to stop the process.

Step 3. Preview the Scanned files

When the scan finishes, all found data will be list in categories. You can preview most of them so as to check whether they are what you want to recover or not. You can select "Only display the deleted items" to check how many lost items have been found by Dr.Fone. Then you can select files you need and click "Recover" to save them back to your computer.

Method 2: Recover Deleted File to iPhone from iTunes Backup

Step 1. Choose Recovery Mode

Connect your iPhone (iOS 9 supported) to your PC, and run iPhone Data Recovery tool on your computer. As you could see in the follow image, all your previews iDevices’ backup file records will be listed. Choose your iPhone device name and click "Start Scan".

Notes: Please do not sync your iPhone with iTunes when using Wondershare iPhone Data Recovery program. It is easily to overwrite your lost files.

Step 2. Scan files from iTunes Backup File

Select the iTunes backup file that contains the file you want to recover and click "Start Scan". It will take a few minutes to extract all files from the iTunes backup file.

Step 3. Preview and Recover files from iTunes Backup

When all messages in the backup file is 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 the file you want can be directly recovered to your iPhone 6S Plus/6/6 Plus if you keep it connected with your computer via a USB cable during the recovery process.

Something you should know about Data Recovery from iTunes backup of iPhone 6s Plus/6s (Plus)/5/5S/5C/4S:

As we all know, when you sync your iPhone with iTunes, all files on your iPhone (iOS 9 supported) will be automatically generated by iTunes as a file with extension (.sqlitedb), they can not be exported straightly to your computer, neither be read on your computer. And every time you recover data with iTunes, your previews data will be covered. Wondershare Dr.Fone is a useful tool for you to prevent such problems.

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