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How to view and transfer iTunes backup data for iPhone 6/6 Plus

iOS devices can’t live without iTunes

When you have been familiar with your iOS devices including iPhone, iPad,iPod, you’ll find that, you can’t use them freely if there is no iTunes. Although you can use some the 3rd-party iOS device management programs, indeed, those programs also work with iTunes.

Honestly, iTunes is a useful and practice program for iOS deivce to manage data, download apps,download music and video, backup and restore device data, upgrade system etc. Generally, for common users, they often use it to back up their iPhone, iPad,iPod data to compuer or iCloud.

Want to view or transfer specific files from iTunes backup data on computer?

iTunes backup file is packed and encytpted for privacy security. If user want to view or transfer specific files such as photos, text messages, contacts, videos, in iTunes backup file, it is impossible for common users. They just can restore data from iTunes for their iPhone 6/6 Plus.

However, we still have possibility to view iTunes backup data for iPhone 6/6Plus.

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Tutorial for extract iPhone 6/6 Plus iTunes backup

Firstly, we need to know where the iTunes backup files store in computer. Practically, iTunes is installed to drive C:/ defaultly. So, the backup files also are store in drive C:/ as well.

For Windows computer users, the location where you can find iTunes backups of the data on your iPhones depends on the version of Windows being used:

• For Windows XP:
\Documents and Settings\(username)\Application Data\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup\

• For Windows Vista, 7, or 8:
\Users\(username)\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup\

Users of Mac systems, on the other hand, can find the backups they’ve created using iTunes in a location common to all versions of the Mac operating system.

• For Mac:
~/Library/Application Support/MobileSync/Backup/

Then, since you have find iTunes backup files, you need to get a tool to help you extract iPhone 6/6 Plus backup file from iTunes.

Tenorshare iTunes Data Recovery(Win/Mac) enables us to recover all files from iPhone, iPad and iPod Backup files. This small utility will help you recover lost or deleted contacts, text messages, photos, and even WhatsApp, Viber and Tango messages from iPhone, iPad and iPod by extracting iTunes backup.

After installing iTunes Data Recovery on your computer, just launch this program, it will detect your iTunes backup files in computer. If you can’t see your wanted backup files in the list, you can import it from the known location by yourself.

When you have saw your backup files, just choose it and click “Recover”, the program will extract the files to specific data with classifying. Hey,look, you can view your iPhone 6/6 Plus, juse choose what you want to transfer to computer.

What’s more, this program can help you restore iOS Device data when iTunes can’t help you restore lost data.

A Complete Guide to View Photos, Text Messages, Contacts and More on iTunes

Although iTunes has the ability to backup iPhone data, iTunes is not file management software that you cannot transfer, edit, view data in iTunes backup, in other word, iTunes backup file is not readable and writeable.

But sometimes you extremely want to view data on iTunes backup file, this could be you just want to know what files have been synced on iTunes, it also could be you had iPhone stolen or lost so you can’t restore data back to iPhone that you want to read the files. Moreover, sync iPhone with iTunes on computer doesn’t mean you can edit iPhone data on PC. If you’ve faced such an issue, read this post to the end and learn how you can view and edit iTunes backup files.

The First Thing: check your iTunes backup file

The 1st thing to check is to make sure you have made an iTunes backup, and be sure that you haven’t delete the iTunes from computer. No need to worry even if the iTunes backup files on computer have been deleted or empty Recycle bin, the iTunes backup viewer introduced below also will help you recover deleted iTunes backup.

The Second Thing:  use iTunes Backup Viewer

iTunes Backup Viewer is a free program allows you to view all the data stored on iTunes backup file. To extract files, you’ll need to upgrade program by paying $39.95.

Three steps to try are the follows:

a. Download this program and install it on computer. Mac users, please click here to download the Mac version.

b. Launch program and you’ll get the interface as below: itunes backup viewer interfaceGenerally speaking, all of the backup files created on this computer will be scan, if you can’t find the one you need, click “Import Backup File>>” to import it manually.  Click on the backup file name, then click “Start Scan”.

c. The scan process just need few seconds. After that, all the files will be scan and show into list. Click the catalog like call history, contacts, photos, text messages, notes, Tango messages, Viber messages, WhatsApp messages, calendar and more on the left of the interface to view the files on iTunes backup.

view files from itunes backupd. If you want to extract or edit iPhone data, then mark those files you need, and click “Recover” button to save them on computer.

How to Recover iPhone Data from Recovery Mode

When it is not the first time your iPhone got stuck in recovery mode, you may feel panic because you know that all the data in iPhone are likely to lose after getting out of recovery mode.  At this time, the idea of backing up iPhone data in recovery mode should sprang up in most people’s mind. Well, I regret to tell you that it’s impossible.

But don’t give up, saving the data from the iPhone which gone into recovery mode unintentionally, you have two great choices:

Choice 1: Use Reiboot, the free tool helps to get iPhone out of recovery mode without data loss.

Reiboot is designed to fix iPhone stuck in recovery mode as well as put iPhone into recovery, fix iPhone stuck on Apple logo, reboot loop, white logo. This program is super easy to use. There are just two buttons on this program: “Enter Recovery Mode” and “Exit Recovery Mode” (See the photo below)
reiboot to fix iPhone stuck in recovery mode
And of course, to get out of recovery mode, just click “Exit Recovery Mode” button and wait the iPhone back to normal.  Keep in mind that, don’t disconnect your iPhone before the process is done, or it would failed.

This tool won’t do any bad for the iPhone data and 100% sure that all the data still exit in iPhone.

Choice 2: Use iPhone Data Recovery tool to recover iPhone data lost on recovery mode.

If this is the first time your iPhone stuck in recovery mode, you probably don’t know your data would lose, and you don’t know the Reiboot tool, then you have to try the data recovery tool to do remediation.

The recovery process is simple and streamlined. Just free download the iPhone data recovery for Windows or Mac, then scan your iPhone (Supports all the iPhones including iPhone 6, iPhone 5, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS) to find your lost data.

This tool provides three ways to recover iPhone data after stuck on recovery mode. The former two methods are iTunes, iCloud, and the last method is from iPhone directly.  All of the three ways are extremely easy to navigate through the lost photos, text messages, contacts, notes, call history etc. and find the exact ones you wish to restore. Read More!

iTunes Cannot Restore Backup? Check these Solutions!

It’s hard to avoid something not perfect for Apple product that someone may have run into the error that “Cannot restore backup because it’s either corrupted or not compatible with this device”.

iTunes cannot restore backup

iTunes cannot restore backup

When you having problems restoring your iPhone backups, then please take a look at these solutions to fix the error.

Solution 1: Update iTunes to the Latest Version

Be sure to install and have upgraded to the latest iTunes version.

Here’s how:
Head to “Help” on the iTunes menu, and then click “Check for the Update”. If this is not the latest version, here’s a pop-up windows tell you to download iTunes directly.

One more tip: this is also the all-in-one solution you can try when you encounter any problems of iTunes including iTunes cannot recognize iPhone, iTunes cannot read the contents of the iPhone.

Solution 2: Check iPhone Space

Sometimes, iTunes cannot restore backup just because not enough space. It’s somewhat common especially when you have a 16 GB or lower iPhone.

To free up iPhone space, you can try to clean the iPhone junks, delete some large capacity file or just transfer them to computer, uninstall some apps that not used for a long time. You can download the iPhone performance tool on computer to optimize your iPhone. I have used this tool on my iPhone 6 runs on iOS 8.2, it save almost 2 GB space from my iPhone the first time I used it.

Solution 3: iTunes Backup Extractor

If neither of the solutions above has worked, then you’ll need an iTunes Backup Extractor developed by team. Not only does this tool helps you extract all the files in backups, but it also helps you save data on computer that it won’t delete the iPhone data.

To use this tool, you needn’t run on iTunes that you won’t meet the issue of iTunes cannot restore iPhone backup, but iTunes installed in computer in advance is needed.

Moreover, if you having problems restoring from iCloud backup, then you can try iPhone backup extractor which allows to you recover data from iCloud as well as iTunes.

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The Best Desktop File Explorer for iPhone/iPad/iPod

As is known to all, Apple doesn’t allow you to directly access the file system of iPhone, iPad or iPod on PC unless with the help of iTunes. However, iTunes isn’t everything since you can’t preview the details of backup file in iTunes and drag files to specific Apps on iDevices via iTunes would be extremely time-consuming. Hence, there’s every need for you to turn to a file explorer for iPhone, iPad and iPod—iAny Transfer, which works better than iTunes as it enables you to:

1. Browse contacts/messages/photos/videos on iDevice when the screen gets damaged
2. Sync documents, media and other files from PC to iPhone/iPad/iPod without iTunes

iAny transfer

Incredible? Why not download it and follow the instruction below to give it shot?

1. Browse contacts/messages/photos/videos on iDevice when the screen gets physical-damaged or water-damaged

It’s not rare to break your iPhone/iPad/iPod screen, (Also see: recover data from dead iPhone) but what if you’re in urgent need of accessing important contacts, messages, photos or videos on your iDevice before you could repair it?

All you need is to launch iAny Transfer on PC and connect your iPhone/iPad/iPod to PC. Then you’ll get the interface as the picture below. Once the program recognizes your iDevice, you can freely explore contacts, messages, photos, etc. by clicking the specific category on the left of the program’s main interface.

2. Sync documents, media and other files from PC to iPhone/iPad/iPod without iTunes

If you’ve ever used a PDF reader, video player or other App that requires syncing files through iTunes, you must know how time-consuming it could be! Therefore, skipping iTunes to sync documents, media and other files would be a great choice to shorten the process. The step-by-step guide is as simple as follows.

① Run iAny Transfer and connect your iPhone/iPad/iPod to PC.
② Click “Add” on the top of the software’s primary interface and a window will pop up asking you to select files that you want to sync to iDevices.

Note that you can directly explore videos, music and other document files within the software.
③ Select your desired files and click “open” to proceed.

Within minutes, you’ll be surprised to find those selected files have been synced to your iPhone/iPad/iPod. iAny Transfer just supports Windows at present, Mac users, please use iTunes data recovery Mac tool as an file explorer.

Furthermore, if iTunes can’t backup your iPhone, you can learn how to backup iPhone without iTunes with this file explorer. In short, iAny Transfer is indeed a versatile complement to iTunes

How to Recover Data from a Dead iPhone 6 Plus/6/5S/5C/5/4S/4/3GS

This guide will walk you through how to recover photos, contacts, text messages and more files from a death iPhone that it’s not turning on now.

recover data from dead iPhone

When the iPhone is completely died, that’s mean iPhone cannot be connected to computer, in other word, you can’t get back data from the dead iPhone straightway. At this point, iPhone backup is the data saver.

Apple add the ability to backup iPhone data to iTunes and iCloud, but both of them need a normal iPhone to restore backup files, according to Apple. Don’t disappoint, there are still some ways help to restore iTunes and iCloud without backup. You’ll need an iPhone Backup Extractor which able to extract any files from backup and save the files on computer. Next, we’ll show you how to perform dead iPhone data recovery with iPhone Backup Extractor.

Part 1: Recover Data from Dead iPhone through iTunes Backup

Turn on the computer which your previous iTunes backup files stored, then download the iPhone Backup Extractor and install it.

Launch program and switch to “Recover Data from iTunes Backup File” mode. Generally speaking, this program will scan all the backup files automatically, if the backup file you need isn’t displayed, please click “Import Backup File>>” to find it manually. Moreover, you also can recover the deleted iTunes backup files.

recover data from dead iPhone with iTunes

Select the backup file you last created and click “Start Scan” button to scan all the files. When the scan is completed, just view all the data on backup file and select the file you need or select all, then click “Recover” button to save them on computer.

Part 2: Restore Data from Dead iPhone via iCloud Backup

In this part, we still need the iPhone Backup Extractor introduced above.

Switch to the next recovery mode- “Recover Data from iCloud Backup File” -> Enter Apple ID and Password or use “Software Access” -> Click the iCloud backup file need to extract data click “Next “ to download -> preview and recover data from iCloud and save the recovery files on PC.

Statement: this program won’t record your Apple ID or the data, you can safely use.

This is available for all iPhone models and iOS version. Take it easy when your iPhone is water damaged, broken or dead because the update, because retrieve photos, contacts, notes and even Viber messages from deactivated iPhone is possible and pretty easy, but don’t forget to backup your iPhone.

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Here, you may have some doubts about why you should get data software as a Christmas gift, or is it worth to get software that you needn’t now? Personally I would say, most of our friend would much happy to receive creative gifts, and the software is creative enough, isn’t it? Secondly, data means a lot to us, especial photos and contacts, but we cannot ensure our data will keep safe always, so that you need data recovery software to rescue your lost or accidentally deleted files in first time.

This holiday, Any Data Recovery launches 12 kinds of featured software, every kind of software including Windows and Mac version. In the following, I will introduce some hot products for you.

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There are 3 recovery modes in this tool: extract data from iTunes, iCloud backup and even from iPhone device. Then you can find that this program not only is a recovery tool but an iPhone data backup tool.

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This iTunes data recovery program actually works one part of iPhone data recovery – recover data from iTunes backup with lower price. Unlike the Apple tech, it won’t delete your iPhone data after restoring from iTunes.

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How to Recover iPhone data from iTunes Backup File on a Mac

With just 1 accidental click, you’re likely to lose some crucial data from your iPhone. But there’s no need to panic, the lost iPhone files is recoverable. iTunes is the most options people would choose to back up iPhone, iPad and iPod data, and the rate is increased after the iCloud photo leak happened.  You can restore iTunes data to iPhone after lost or deleted it. However, still parts of iPhone users don’t know how to do that. Thus, you can follow the guides below.

Please refer to this link if you need to recover iPhone data from iCloud or from iPhone directly.

Learn how to restore iTunes backup files on Mac (It works the same on Windows)
1. Connect iPhone to Mac and run iTunes.
2. iTunes will prompt you to restore from backup if your iPhone is new or erased. If not, Control-click on your iPhone under DEVICES in the left menu.
3. Select “Restore From Backup…” option
4. Choose the backup you wish to sync and click the Restore button.

After the restore process is finish, the data in iTunes will replace all the files in iPhone, that’s mean you have retrieved lost data but at the same time, you lose the new data added since the last synced.

To get this program solved, you can turn to use Mac iTunes Data Recovery tool.

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Step by Step Guide:

1-    Download iTunes Data Recovery for Mac tool (Windows version please clicks here to download) on the Mac which your iTunes backup file stored.
2-    Install and run program. On the main interface, you can see that all the back files are scan and displayed. Click on the backup file name you need to extract data, and click the “Start Scan” to go on.
3-    After the scan, you can preview files before recovery.
4-    Finally, select the text messages, notes, contacts, photos and other files you need, click the “Recover “ button to save them on Mac.

This iTunes Backup Extractor for Mac not only won’t delete iPhone data but very helpful when your iPhone is stolen, lost or broken, water damaged.

Tenorshare iPhone Data Recovery Upgrade: Improve Backups and iMessages Features

Tenorshare is a global leader in iPhone data recovery field and it constantly upgrades the program to make it better than better.  Therefore, even when you update your iPhone to the latest iOS 8 and lost data, you still can recover lost iPhone photos, contacts, notes etc. with the help of Tenorshare iPhone data recovery. Moreover, you can regain more and more data types this year such as Tango, Viber data recovery. Now let’s see what features have been improved in this latest update.

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Version:
iPhone 6 Data Recovery Windows and Mac 1.4.0.0
iPhone 5S/5C/5/4S/4/3GS Windows and Mac 6.4.0.0

Part 1: iCloud Backup Improvements

There’s no iCloud data on iOS 8 devices bug has been fixed.

Moreover, it also optimizes iCloud download speed which means you can restore data from iCloud backup much faster.

Part 2: iTunes Backup Improvements

You have synced iPhone with iTunes before lost data, however, you have deleted the iTunes backup files from your computer! No worries, Tenorshare iPhone data recovery are now supports to recover deleted iTunes backup files!

Besides, you also can add backup file exporting scanning for iTunes backup.

Part 3: iMessages Improvements

Tenorshare iPhone data recovery allows us to recover deleted iMessages from iPhone for a long time, yet, after the scanning all the lost iMessages will be listed in the Messages catalogue, which contain the SMS messages and iMessages that we have to spend some time to find out the iMessages.
And this feature has been improved from this update. Now, when the scan is over, still in the Messages catalogue, but the iMessages will be displayed as blue while the ordinary messages are displayed as green.  Now you can select the iMessages in a quick time as well as recover iPhone text messages fastly.

Other Improvements

* An “App Document” option has been added in the left menu.
* The trail version can view all information.

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Tenorshare iPhone 5 Data Recovery Review (Including 5S/5C/5)

This morning, I wanted to find iPhone software on CNET download site, and I was glad to see that iPhone 5 data recovery, developed by Tenorshare Inc. is in the lists of the latest software reviews!

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Tenorshare iPhone 5 data recovery review on CNET

Actually, I have been written a review for this iPhone 5 data recovery software a month ago. At that time, I just upgraded my iPhone 5S to the latest iOS 8 version but lost all the pictures, and I have neither backed up data to iTunes nor iCloud. Thanks to Tenorshare iPhone 5S data recovery tool, it helped me retrieve deleted photos from iPhone 5S without backup quickly. I am a lazy man, but I thought this software is worth for spending me a little time to give five stars for it. Moreover, this software is deserved CNET write a review. As we all know, CNET only write review for the great software, so I really, really happy to see this software has been given such an honor.

Below is the detailed review from CNET for Tenorshare iPhone 5 data recovery software:

Tenorshare iPhone Data Recovery enables you to recover data from your crashed iPhone 5. The app will allow you to use an iTunes backup or iCloud to recover the data that was on your phone.

Pros

Wide variety of files: Tenorshare iPhone Data Recovery can recover your contacts, calendar, and a variety of other files, such as your photos and SMS messages.
Third-party data recovery: Tenoreshare has taken a great step by including WhatsApp data recovery. If you use WhatsApp as your primary messaging app, then this is a feature that you shouldn’t do without.

Cons

iTunes required: Tenorshare iPhone Data Recovery won’t even launch if you don’t have iTunes installed on your computer.
Version specific: This recovery app states that it is specifically for iPhone 5. There are other data recovery programs available that can recover from any iPhone version.

Bottom Line

If you have any iPhone 5 version and iTunes installed, then this recovery program could be very useful. If you don’t use iTunes, you should look for another recovery app.

Editors’ note: This is a review of the trial version of Tenorshare iPhone Data Recovery 6.3.0.1.

If you are finding software to get back lost data on your iPhone 5S/5C/5 from iTunes backup, iCloud backup or without backup, then this software which highly recommended from CNET is the best choice for you: Download Tenorshare iPhone 5 Data Recovery on CNET