I had iPhone stolen, how to extract iPhone backup?
My iPhone was stolen, and failed to track it. And now, I just want to get my lost iPhone data, and I have backup all the data with iTunes before, please let me know if there is an option to gather that lost data.
The answer is YES, as long as you choose a reliable iPhone backup extracting program. Actually, the iTunes backup file is not a common file, but SQlitedb file. It's not readable. So, you can't get the content out of it even you get the backup file, let alone restore to your iPhone. This is why we need iPhone backup extracter.
Compared to most programs that work on iPhone data extraction and recovery, Tenorshare iTunes Data Recovery is the most brilliant one. It empowers us with the ability to retrieve wanted iPhone files, like photos, videos, songs, contacts, SMS, and more from previous iPhone backup file and then extract them for a quick data recovery.
Free download iTunes Data Recovery to have a try:
Windows users, click here: iTunes Data Recovery
Mac users, click here: iTunes Data Recovery for Mac
First all of, install and launch the iTunes Data Recovery on your PC, then following the three simple steps to extract data from iPhone backup
Step 1. This will bring you a list of all the devices that are synced with your Mac's current copy of iTunes. Click and highlight the iPhone then click Scan.
Step 2. After scanning, all media files previously synced to iTunes from iPhone will be displayed. The files are categorized by types such as Photos and Videos, Contacts and Notes. Click Photos and Videos on the top left of the window.
Step 3. After you've completed selecting all the files you want to recover, just click Recover and save the files on your PC.
Note: Make sure that you have synced your iPhone with iTunes, so that you can extract files from iPhone backup from iTunes. Besides, don’t sync your iPhone with iTunes after your data loss, for the new generated backup files will replace the new one.
By the way, if you set up an iTunes backup password and forgot it, you can unlock password with SmartKey iTunes Backup Password
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