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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.

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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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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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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 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.


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.


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

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

2 Ways to Recover iPhone Viber Messages and Call Logs from iTunes Backup File

First of all, to get back deleted or lost Viber call record & messages is possible! In this article, I will take about how to recover Viber data from iTunes backup file.  And actually, you still can choose to restore Viber data from iCloud backup file and even from iPhone directly, these two ways have been introduced in this article, go and see it if you want to know more. All of the methods applied to iPhone 6 Plus/6/5S/5/5C/4S/4/3GS which run on iOS 8/7/6.

how to recover Viber messages call history from iTunes backup file

Every time you sync iPhone to computer, all the data including App data like Viber, Tango, WhatsApp etc. on iPhone will be backed up and create a new backup file and all the data in the old backup file will be erased. Therefore, Don’t sync your iPhone with iTunes before undelete Viber messages and call history!

Way 1: Restore Viber Messages, Call History from iTunes Backup to iPhone

Apple provides an iTunes backup and restore guide on its’ official site, about the iTunes backup restore section, the details like that:

  • Make sure you have installed the latest iTunes version on your PC.
  • Open iTunes.
  • Connect your iPhone to computer.
  • On the menu, Right-click your iPhone and choose “Restore From Backup”.

It is simple, but some iPhone users would hesitate whether to do it or not, because this way will restore all the data to iPhone and at the same time it will wipe all the iPhone data. In other word, you did recovered lost Viber messages, call history to iPhone, but that’s mean you have to lose all the data haven’t synced to the last backup file, is it desirable to do so?

Way 2: Extract Viber Chat History, Call Logs from iTunes Backup Files

To solve most iPhone users’ anxiety, Tenorshare developed an iPhone Data Recovery tool to extract iPhone backup file and save them to computer, this tool allows you to restore 3 file in every kinds of file types under the recovery mode of iTunes, for more, you have to upgrade. Now let’s see how to works.

  • This program will find all the backup files created on this computer and display, just click on the backup file name you need to extract Viber data, and click “Start Scan” button.
  • When the scan is over, preview and check those Viber messages and call list you need, and click “Recover” button to save data on computer.


Both of these ways are easy to handle, but Way 2 is better, except it won’t delete iPhone data, it can deal with some situations that Way 1 can’t do, such as iPhone was lost or stolen, broken, water damaged that won’t turn on etc. Thus, iPhone data recovery software is the best option to recover Viber messages, photos, contacts, call history on iPhone from iTunes!

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More tutorials about iPhone data recovery, iPad data recovery, Android data recovery, card data recovery can be found here

How to Restore iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Data from Backup

After you totally switch to iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus from the old iPhone or Android phone, there is an important thing you should do now, that’s back up iPhone 6 data. You should know how importantly to backup iPhone data if you are old iPhone user. Although it is true that lost data can be recovered from iPhone directly, usually you cannot get back all the data because some of them have been overwritten. And backup file is the safest way to recover iPhone 6 data 100%!

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If you know iPhone backup well, skip this part. If you are new iPhone user, these backup knowledge you should know: So far, there are three options for iPhone data backup, iTunes, iCloud and 3 party tool. First, every time you sync iPhone with iTunes, it will generate an iTunes backup file on computer which can’t read or write. Second, iCloud will backup your iPhone data on cloud, by the way, the security of iCloud can’t be guaranteed. Third, a third party iPhone data transfer tool like iPhone 5 Transfer enables to backup iPhone data to computer that you needn’t restore at all once lost iPhone data.
So, next we will introduce how to recover iPhone 6, 6 Plus contacts, photos, text messages, notes, Viber messages and more from iTunes, iCloud backup.

How to Restore iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Data from iCloud Backup

To restore an iPhone 6 iCloud backup, check out the 4 steps below:
Step 1: Tap “Setting” icon on your iPhone 6 and hit “General” option and scroll down to tap “Reset”
Step 2: Select “Erase All Content and Settings”
Step 3: After that, your iPhone will restart. Enter your iCloud account and password.
Step 4: Hit “Restore from iCloud Backup”.

How to Recover iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Data from iTunes Backup

Note: Don’t sync iPhone with iTunes before you finish the steps below:

*Connect iPhone 6 to PC and run iTunes.
* On the iTunes, Control-click on iPhone 6 in the left.
* Choose “Restore From Backup”.

Backup Recovery Alternative for iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus

The methods above are the official guide from Apple, however, all of these ways will delete all the iPhone 6 data after the recovery. Then, if you want to recover lost data and don’t lose the current data, Tenorshare iPhone 6 Data Recovery is here for you.

iPhone 6 data recovery

Tenorshare iPhone 6 Data Recovery provides three recovery modes: from iTunes, from iCloud, from iPhone 6. After the recovery, all the recovered data will be saved on computer that it won’t delete any data on your iPhone. Now the iPhone 6 data recovery software Mac is aviable!

For more how to retrieve iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus data from iTunes, iCloud backup with iPhone 6 data recovery software, please follow this instruction:

How to Recover Deleted Photos on iPhone 5S, 5C, 5

The iPhone 5 series (Including iPhone 5/5S/5C) is a big progress in iPhone development history, however, although most people admit iPhone 5 is the best phone in the world at the moment, some imperfect use still exits. For example, iPhone doesn’t allow inserting the storage card to increase the capacity like Android phone that we have to delete some files to free store space.

Most deleted or accidentally deleted files are not so important for iPhone users, except one type of data, that’s photo. Photos usually records the happy and memorable moment in our daily life and it is easily to be deleted by mistake when we are sort out the pictures. Such things have happened on me last year that few photos of my commencement were lost which acted me regretted very much. Then is there any way to get deleted pictures back on iPhone 5?

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The fact is, yes, yes there are some ways for iPhone 5 photo recovery, but your photos cannot be guaranteed got back 100%. It’s not just about the difficulty of technology. I will explain it in the following:

First, if you have backed up those lost iPhone photos with iTunes or iCloud, and haven’t backup iPhone since the photos were lost, then your iPhone photos could be restored back to iPhone completely.

Second, if you forgot to backup, it is still possible to retrieve pictures, yet please note that if the store space of deleted photo is covered by the new files, you can’t get this photo back forever, which is not the problem of technology as I said above.

After learning these, now we need to learn how to retrieve deleted photos on iPhone 5.

BTW, if you want to recover deleted photos from iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS, please check out this guide

1. Restore iPhone 5 Photos from iTunes and iCloud Backup

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2. Recover iPhone 5 Pictures without Backup

I’m pretty certain to tell you iPhone data recovery software is the only option to recover 5 photos without backup, no need to waste time to search other ways. And Tenorshare iPhone Data Recovery is highly recommended for you. You are able to get back all the deleted photos easily and quickly with the help of this tool, of course, your photos should still didn’t been overwritten. Besides, this program also allows recovering iPhone photos from iTunes and iCloud backup which is better than the Apple tech. The Apple instruction will guide you to restore backup files to iPhone and it would delete all the current files on iPhone at the same time that you may get back the lost photos but lose the current photos. This thing wouldn’t happen if you use iPhone photo recovery app because all of the recovered photos will be saved on your computer. Feel free to download and use it ASAP, the sooner use it, the more files undelete.

Still doubts about Tenorshare iPhone Data Recovery? This guy has shared his happiness on Twitter after successfully retrieve deleted photos from iPhone 5, what are you waiting for?

Update (Oct 28st – 8:30AM)
Good News! If you have installed iOS 8 on your iPhone 5S/5C/5, then you can find the deleted photos from the “Recently Deleted” folder and undelete them within 30 days. If your photos have been deleted for over 30 days or lost caused by the factory restore, wiped, iOS 8 upgrade, iPhone is water damaged, broken, stolen etc.  Please try the above ways to regain iPhone 5 photos ASAP!

How to Restore iPhone Text Messages from iTunes Backup

iOS 8 update deleted text messages!
All my text messages are gone after I updated my iPhone 5s to iOS 8, how to get deleted text messages from iPhone? HELP!

When I read this question on Apple community, my first thought was: have you backed up your iPhone text messages with iTunes backup? In my opinion, backup file is the best way to get deleted texts back after an accidentally deleted, factory reset, iOS upgrade, jailbreak, especially when iPhone was water damaged won’t turn on, lost or stolen. There are 2 options for iPhone text message recovery from iTunes backup file:

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Option 1: Restore Deleted Text Messages from iTunes Backup Back to iPhone

This way is provided by Apple, and it is very easy but after the restore, all the current data in your iPhone will be deleted.

Please follow these steps:
Step 1: Connect your iPhone to the computer.
Step 2: Open iTunes. Note: iTunes will prompt you to restore from backup if you have a new or erased iPhone.
Step 3: Control-click on your iPhone under DEVICES in the left menu.
Step 4: Select Restore From Backup…
Step 5: Choose the backup you wish to sync and click the Restore button.

Attention: After the restore, all the files on your current iPhone will be replaced by the iTunes backup files, if you do not want to rescue lost or deleted text messages but lose all the files on iPhone, Option 2 will be your another great choice.

Option 2: Extract iPhone Text Messages from iTunes Backup File

Any free iPhone data recovery program allows you to recover texts to computer if you want to keep the data on iPhone. It is much easier to follow video guide than text guide, then please watch this video to recover text messages on iPhone 6 Plus/6/5S/5C/5/4S/4/3GS from iTunes backup.

Note: this video guide is recorded one year ago, and now any iPhone data recovery software also allows iPhone users to restore iPhone SMS messages from iCloud backup file. To get the latest guide, take a look at this pictures and written explanations:

Video translation:
Three Simple steps to restore deleted texts:
1. Download, install and run iPhone data recovery program.
2. Switch to recovery mode of “Recover Data from iTunes Backup File”, check backup file and click “Start Scan”.
3. View or read texts, and then click “Recover” button to save text messages to computer.

How to Recover iPhone Text Messages without Backup

Moreover, if you have synced iPhone with iTunes after SMS was lost or deleted or you don’t have any iTunes backup, the text messages still can be recovered. Then how to do it? This tutorial will tell you how to recover iPhone text messages without backup

How to extract iPhone Backup with iPhone Backup Extractor

Frequent iPhone question: How can I extract data from an iPhone backup file?
My iPhone 4S recently stopped working, and it was deemed unrepairable. I have the latest back up file on my PC, and I want to extract all my files from the backup i’ve made. Any idea to do it?

Then answer is positive! As long as you enable the iTunes synchronization function, every time you connect iPhone with computer, iTunes can update a backup for your device automatically. However, the iTunes backup file is a SQlitedb file that we can’t view or rewrite. Therefore, even you have the backup files, nothing available you can get. The only way to extract iPhone backup is using some iPhone backup extractor program such as iTunes Data Recovery, which can help to extract contacts, text messages, notes, picture, call history, voice memos, even Safari bookmarks from iPhone 6 Plus/6/5S/5C/5/4S/4/3GS, iPad and iPod Touch. What’s more, it supports the newest iOS 8.

By the way, when reading here, maybe some iPhone users would ask where is the iTunes backup files located on computer? Take a look at the list:
* Mac: ~/Library/Application Support/MobileSync/Backup/
* Windows XP: \Documents and Settings\(username)\Application Data\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup\
* Windows Vista and Windows 7: \Users\(username)\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup\

iPhone backup extractor

In fact, no need to know where the iTunes backup file is placed, iTunes Data Recovery is very smart that once you run this program the backup will be recognized automatically. Not too much bullshit, let’s begin to extract files from iPhone backup.

Free download iTunes Data Recovery below:

>> iTunes Data Recovery for Windows
>> iTunes Data Recovery for Mac

Step-1 Scan the iPhone backup file
Launch this program after installing it on your computer, then all the backup files in your pc will display on the list, select the iPhone backup file you need to extract, click” Start Scan”

Step-2 Preiew all the files on iTunes backup
After the scan completed, all files in iTunes backup including text message, camera roll, photo stream, contacts, and so on are extracted. Before extract, you can preview all of them.

Step-3 Extract iPhone backups
Check the data need to extract, and click “Recover”, and then you will be asked to choose a saved path on the PC, tap “Save” to finish the recovery.

Friendly Note: Don’t sync your iPhone with iTunes before extract iPhone backup! Because the old backup files will be overwritten by the new generative backup after synchronization, and you could not extract your iPhone data any more.

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How to Transfer Your iTunes Library from PC to PC

iTunes is the most popular media players to iPhone, iPad and iPod users, for it does a pretty job of organizing all the music, photos, videos, and more. However, some users complain that if it is not because it’s the gateway into iOS-based device, I would not use it. If you are not using iTunes frequently, it is hard to grasp the ins and outs of Apple’s media app. The worse, it’s likely you’re not familiar with all the little tricks that will make your life with iTunes easier even if you use iTunes every day. And today we are focus on one of the hot tricks-how to transfer iTunes library.

Your iTunes library is too big that it almost beyond the range your hard drive can withstand, or you buy a new laptop that need to transfer the iTunes library from the old computer to new computer, or you need to install system that you must transfer iTunes library etc. If you don’t wants to lose your playlists, play counts, ratings, and other stuff that iTunes keeps in its databases, continue reading to find how to transfer itunes library from pc to pc.

1. Insert DVD, CD, or USB flash drive into the computer which you want to transfer iTunes library. Once the computer has recognized your external equipment, a window will pop-up, click it to open your CD, DVD or USB flash drive.

2. Locate the Music folder on your computer.
Windows user, follow: Start Menu > Username > Music
Mac user, follow: Finder > Home Folder > Music

3. Choose the whole music folder or the part of data, and drag them to the CD, DVD, or USB flash drive. Once the files have copied, you should rename them to make it easier to find it.
For Windows user: Start Menu > Computer > CD Drive or USB Port.
For Mac user: Icon on the desktop
This step spends you few minutes. Eject the CD, DVD, or flash drive once finished the copy process.


4. Insert the CD, DVD, or USB flash drive into the target computer and open iTunes. In the iTunes menu, under File choose Add to Library.

5. Click the folder labeled Music in the dialog box and click Select Folder or Choose. Rename the folder if you already had music files on the computer. In the end, import all the files to iTunes, you have finished transferring iTunes library to new computer.

Another tip for iTunes
Backup is one of the important features of iTunes, and the iTunes backup is a type of files that cannot view or edit.  Once you lost or deleted data from iPhone, iPad and iPod, only if you have made a backup with iTunes before, the lost files still can be recovered.  Learn how to recover contacts, photos, notes and other files from iTunes backup, click: iTunes Data Recovery.

Lost Notes On iPhone? 2 Solutions Help to Recover Deleted or Lost Notes from iPhone

Long time ago, people like to make notes with notebook. As the development of mobile phone technology, note app on mobile phone replaces the traditional hand-write notes gradually. To iPhone users, notes app is so important that it records our notes and keeps reminders in the specified time. However, it’s not a reliable way, for it is easy to lost notes on iPhone, just as the question described on Yahoo! Answers.

I have an iPhone 5 and accidentally deleted some important notes from it. Unfortunately, forgot to sync before and there is no record of my notes on iTunes. Is there an easy way to get them back?

Have you ever deleted your important notes from iPhone by mistake as the iPhone user above, just lost your notes when syncing notes with iTunes backup, or it cannot work when get backup notes from iCloud etc. If so, follow the tips below to undelete iPhone notes. (You may also want to know: Get back deleted photos on iPhone 5S/5C/5 & Restore iPhone text messages from iTunes backup)

Only if you have backup your data with iCould or iTunes, can you recover any deleted data from iPhone in early time. But now, Tenorshare iPhone Data Recovery (Click Here to Download ), an easy-to-use program that enables you to recover deleted files from iPhone 6 Plus, 6, 5S, 5C, 5, 4S, 4, 3 GS or previous versions, both support recover data with iTunes backup or iCloud and directly recover from your iPhone.

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1. Recover Deleted iPhone Notes using  iTunes Data Recovery

This solution is especially for those who cannot access iPhone as usually. You cannot read your notes in iPhone when you cannot access your iPhone. Tenorshare iPhone Data Recovery can recover notes from your iTunes backup, that is recover notes from iTunes, therefore, you must have synced your data with iTunes before.
Step One. Download and install iPhone Data Recovery on your computer, run it and select your backup file of your iPhone, click “Start Scan” to scan the lost files.
Step Two. After the scan, you can check and preview details of your iPhone notes,
Step Three. Highlight the “Notes” option and see if your lost ones are there. Then choose notes you want to recover and click “Recover” and select a path to save the lost notes.

2. Recover Deleted Notes from iPhone without Backup
If you haven’t backup iPhone files before, then you can recover notes from iOS device. Connect your iPhone to your computer. Launch iPhone Data Recovery, select the first mode “Recover Data from iOS Device”.

First, you need to enter DFU mode following 3 steps below to scan your iPhone
1. Hold your iPhone and click “Start” button.
2. Pressing “Power” and “Home” buttons simultaneously for 10 seconds.
3. After 10 seconds, release “Power” button, but keep holding “Home” for another 10 seconds.
After that, the program will begin scanning your iPhone. Then the next step is as same as recover notes from iTunes backup.

Please Note:The data overwritten will decrease the recovery rate! Therefore, if you deleted notes accidentally, it is highly recommended to stop adding any new notes to your iPhone and try the way above right now!