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How to Extract iPhone Backup Files via iTunes

iTunes actually is a media player and library software for iPhone/iPad/iPod, but I believe that almost all the Apple users know iTunes also is a common backup tool. When iTunes recognized your iOS devices, it can backup your data automatically.

Now the newest version of iTunes is iTunes, if you have installed iTunes on your computer, when you launch it and it will tip you to upgrade to the newest version. So if you lose your iPhone data for some reasons such as accidentally deleted, factory reset, jailbreak etc. How to extract iPhone backup files via iTunes to recover lost data?

How to Recover iPhone Lost Data from iTunes

extract iPhone data via iTunes

  • 1. Launch iTunes and connect your iPhone to computer with USB porter.
  • 2. Be patience to wait until iTunes recognize your iPhone/iPad/iPod.
  • 3. Right-click on the iPhone icon and click “Restore from Backup”.
  • 4. If you have synced your iPhone with iTunes recently, you will have several backup entries can be chosen. Select the latest backup entry appearing under the most recent date and click “Restore”.
  • 5. After the restore is complete, you will have your original iPhone data recovered.

But before you recover iPhone lost data from iTunes, you should know that the data existing on your iPhone but not on iTunes will be overwritten and can’t be restored anymore. This is a drawback of iTunes, so how can we recover the data we want from iTunes without lose the new data? There is a software named iTunes Data Recovery can help you to extract iTunes backup selectively.

How to Extract iTunes Backup with iTunes Data Recovery

Step 1. Download, install and launch Tenorshare iTunes Data Recovery, select and import iTunes backup file to the iTunes Data Recovery.
Step 2. After a few minutes to see different categories of files, scan and preview the backup files.
Step 3. Tap “Recover” and choose a path for the recovered data.

Now you can recover the files you want from iTunes and no need to lose the other data, it is perfect.

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.

Read more here: http://www.any-data-recovery.com/topics/mobile-devices/iphone-backup-extractor.html