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How to restore iTunes data for iOS 8.3 device

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This is a recource in Appple forum. It seems that so many users can’t use the newest iTunes  normally when iTunes was updated to 12.1.  Many users have problems in data sync and restoration. As is known to all, iTunes is an important tool to manage iOS device, if there are some bugs in it, users is hard to fix them unless Aplle release new version of iTunes. However, when we need to restore iTunes backup data for iOS 8.3 device, but iTunes can’t help us, we should find other way to get back our device data.

After search on the web, some iTunes alternatives can be found.Those kinds of tools can find iTunes backup files on computer, and even are enble to extract specific data in backup file. It means, user can view their backed up contacts, text messages, photos, or other data in iTunes backup file.

Tenorshare iTunes Data Recovery could help you recover data by extracting iTunes backup file in situations below:

1.iPhone, iPad or iPad got water-damaged, smashed, broken or stolen and have no access to all data on your devices.

2.Apple devices stuck in recovery mode or got black/white screen of death, no way to access your devices.

3.Deleted important contacts, photos or other files from iPhone, iPad and iPod and want to restore them.

4.iPhone failed jailbreak or factory reset, important data are missing or deleted.

How to restore data from itunes when itunes request factory setting

Have you met similar situation like this? When you connect your iPhone, iPad, iPod to computer and want to restore data from iTunes, it ask you to do factory reset, and all data in your device will be erased. This is annoying, if you follow the guide,your data will be lost, but if not, you can’t use itunes to restore iTunes data normally.And although you reset your device, this request will keep pop out, because this kind of situation is caused by ADB driver error.

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How to recover lost data from iTunes backup when iTunes can’t connect your device

Before you get method to fix ADB driver error for iTunes, I think you are so hurry to want to restore data from iTunes backup. But how to restore data from iTunes data without iTunes?

Except for iTunes, we can make use of some other bette program to restore iPhone, iPad, iPod data from backup file.

iTunes Data Recovery can help you get all iOS devices backup data back. Automatically detect all your iTunes backup files and extract data to PC .Besides, this program can be used as iTunes backup file extractor and viewer, you can view all data in backup file including contacts, text messages, photos, videos, call history, app documents and voice memos, etc.  Let’s know how does it work.

Firstly, you need to download and install iTunes Data Recovery to your computer, when you launch it ,you can see this program will import iTunes backup files in your computer automatically. If you can’t see your wanted backup files, you can import them  manually.

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Then, choose the backup you want to restore, click next to view specific data in then backup. Here you can see what data are in the backup.


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Finally, choose the files you want to restore, well you can get back your iTunes backup data without iTunes.

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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.

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

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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

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any data recovery christmas promotionWhy Data Recovery Software is a Great Gift for Christmas?
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.

iPhone Data Recovery
This is the hottest software on this website and also is the best iPhone data recovery software in the world. It can help you get back all iPhone files no matter how you lost it, support all iPhone models including iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5S and compatible well with iOS 8.

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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iTunes Data Recovery
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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iPad Data Recovery
It doesn’t matter if you lost data on iPad, this iPad data recovery program restore all the iPad data lost on accidentally deleted, jailbreak, factory restore etc.  It works for iPad Air 2/Air, iPad Mini 3/2, iPad 4, the New iPad and the iPad 2, iPad 1.

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Android Data Recovery
First three are for the iOS device, however, if you have an Android phone (Samsung, HTC, LG, Motorola, Sony etc.) then you shouldn’t miss this one. To recover data from Android phone, you can choose to connect phone to PC with USB cable or connect phone to computer via Wi-Fi that you can recover Android phone data even when phone cannot connected with PC.

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Any Data Recovery Pro
This is an all-in-one tool for computer hard drive lost data recovery, photos recovery and card data recovery.

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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.

iTunes Data Recovery Software – Help You Recover iPhone, iPad and iPod Files

Have you ever experienced that you got your iPhone 4s, iPad mini or iPod Touch stolen, lost or broken badly? And you have so much stuff on the OS devices that you do not want to lose and you want to get them back. Or you might have do such thing. Your phone is fine but you just deleted some amazing photos, videos, important messages, contacts by mistake and you didn’t create any backup for your data or so. So, you are wondering is there any ways to undelete or recovere your personal data that you deleted or lost?

Have you ever heard of the concept that if you don’t have a backup made by iTunes or iCloud, there is no way to recover your lost or deleted personal data once deleted them off your iPhone, iPad or iPod or your iOS devices are lost, broken or stolen? Leave that concept alone! Even if you don’t have any backup for your files, you can get them back so long as you have synced them with iTunes on a computer.

First of all, it’s true that if you have made a backup for all your iPhone, iPad and iPod data on iTunes and iCloud, you are able to restore from the backup to get your files back after they are accidentally deleted or lost somehow. It works just like System Restore on your Windows OS or Time Machine for Mac OS X.

Unfortunately, there is little things you can do to retrieve your lost or deleted files without some specific recovery software if your have no backup for your important stuff.
iTunes Data RecoveryWhy is Possible for iTunes Data Recovery?
Actually, each time you sync the iPhone, iPod, iPad to iTunes, all the previous data will be backed up by iTunes automatically immediately and saved as (.sqlitedb) files on the computer. What’s more, those backup files will be updated along with the later sync automatically. So, do not connect your iOS devices to your computer after data loss. In terms of the backup files, they are different from ther other file types like word documents, excel files, the contents of the backup files can’t be viewed or exported. But there are still some tricks to extract the backup files. That’s what iTunes data recovery software is designed for, which use advanced algorithms to extract contents from the backup files and restore data from iPhone, iPad and iPod. Here are recommend you two iTunes data recovery software that works on Windows and Mac machines.

Tenorshare iPhone Data Recovery – for Windows Computer Users to Recover iPhone, iPad, iPod Data
Tenorshare iPhone Data Recovery can recover pictures, text messages, call history, video memos, notes, calendars, even Safari bookmarks. It has 2 recovery modes designed to meet all data loss scenarios of your iPad, iPhone and iPod. The “Recover from iOS Device” mode lets you scan your iOS devices directly to find data deleted or lost somehow. The “Recover from iTunes Backup” mode can help you restore previous data by extracting iTunes backup in seconds.
iTunes data recoveryiTunes Data Recovery for Mac – for Mac Machine Users to Extract iPhone, iPad and iPod Data from iTunes Backup File
iTunes Data Recovery for Mac software enables to recover all iTunes files, including those synced from iPad, iPhone and iPod, extract all your backed-up photos, videos and music files and recover contacts and SMS messages, and recover non-media files like notes, calendars and call records. It is not necessary to have your iPad, iPhone or iPod connected to the computer to recover data because it simply finds the iTunes backup of your previously synced iOS devices and extracts it in a few mouse clicks.

You may choose the right iTunes data recovery software to recover data from iPhone, iPad and iPod with ease according to your own needs. Hope I help. If you have any problem about iTunes data recovery, you may leave a comment below, I will reply ASAP.

iPad Data Recovery-Recover iPad Photos,Notes,Videos You Deleted or Lost Somehow

As everyone knows, the iPad is not just a mobile phone but also a compact PC tablet. iPad are used widely for computing works, listenning musics, recording videos, and also taking pictures. The quality of photos you took with your iPad are very nice. No one likes losing data, but data loss on iPad happens all the time due to accidental file deletion, mistaken iPhone restore, file loss after upgrade to iOS 6, etc. Such incident and disaster make you frustrated and the need of any data recovery iPad arises.

Don’t get frustrate if you lost your documents, photos, notes, videos on your iPad, as there is a couple of ways for iPad data recovery. If you have made a back up of your personal data on iPad, then it is easy to get all your data back!

Restore from Backup on iTunes
Step 1. Connect iPad with iTunes on the computer you created the backup file for your data
Step 2. Right-click (or Control-click) the iPad under idevice management and choose Restore from Backup
ipad data recoveryBut if you don’t have a backup for your iPad data, you must use the third party iPad data recovery software. Tenorshare iPad Data Recovery is a great iPad data recovery software, with a user-friendly interface that is straightforward-designed and easy to use. iPad data recovery can be done in jiffy by a few mouse clicks on computer, which means no wasting time, which you’d have if taken this to Apple store’s specialists who would have also billed you a lot by doing something that ipad data recovery software is really good at. This professional recovery software enables you to recover iPad like photos, notes, videos, songs and so on you accidentally deleted or even lost somehow. It is a powerful all-in-one iTunes data recovery software and make it easy to recover data you lost or deleted from iPad, iPhone and also iPod.

download button for iTunes Data RecoveryFree Download iPad Data Recovery Software – Tenorshare iPad Data Recovery

Below are the detailes for how to recover iPad photos, notes, videos and songs by this iPad data recovery software.
Option 1: Recover Lost Photos, Notes and Videos, etc. Directly from Your iPad
This recovery mode allows you to scan your iPad directly to find files deleted or lost recently.
Step 1. Connect iPad to the computer you normally sync. Enter DFU mode to scan the iPad.

Enter DFU on Tenorshare iPhone Data Recovery
How to get into DFU mode before scanning iPad to look for the lost files?
1. Hold your device and click “Start” button in the interface of  Tenorshare iPhone Data Recovery.
2. Hold “Power” and “Home” buttons on your device at the same time for exact 10 seconds. The Software will count time for you. Just hold the two buttons immediately after step 1.
3. When 10 seconds passed, release the “Power” button right away, but keep holding the “Home” button. After another 10 seconds, you’ll be informed that you’ve successfully entered the DFU mode and you can release the “Home” button now. Then it begins scanning the iPad automatically to find lost data.
Step 2. Preview and selectively recover your iPad photos,notes and videos, etc.
Preview Files by Tenorshare iPhone Data Recovery
When the scanning process ends, all recoverable files are displayed in categories, like camera roll, photo stream, notes, voice memos and videos. You can preview your files one by one. If you want to recover all of them, mark them all and click “Recover” to save them on your computer with one click.

Option 2: Recover iPad Data from Previous iTunes Backup
This recovery mode allows you to recover your previous data by extracting iTunes backup. You can use this recover mode to find your previous data that you failed to directly recover from your device, or you lost your device.

Be Careful: Don’t sync the iPad with iTunes after data loss happened, otherwise the iTunes backup file will be updated after the sync which make iPad data recovery impossible, if you want to recover your iPad data by this recovery mode.

Step 1. Select the iTunes backup file for your iPad to start scan
After opening the program, “Recover from iOS Device” mode is seleted by default. Switch to “Recover from iTunes Backup File” mode. Select the backup of your iPad and click “Start Scan” to extract content on the backup file.
Scan Backup File by iPad Data Recovery Software
Step 2. Preview and recover
Previw and recover iPad data
After the scan, all your data backed up by iTunes can be found 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 “Recover” button at the bottom.

That is all for iPad data recovery! If you have any problem with above operations, please leave a comment to let me know, you will give a feedback ASAP. And if it works, please tell us the good news.

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