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After 10 years of production, the Apple iPhone continues to be one of the most popular smartphones on the planet. They’re not just for making calls or answering texts. They’re also used for messaging, to snap and view photos, take notes, and perform hundreds of other tasks.

Now imagine losing important data on your iPhone. Since Apple’s backup and recovery process relies heavily on bulk syncs, this can take a lot of time. In addition, sometimes you just need to recover certain type of data. For example, if you wanted to retrieve a deleted WhatsApp conversation with a certain person, restoring the whole backup to the phone isn’t a good option because it won’t retrieve those messages and it’ll wipe all of the phone’s data. Luckily, there’s an easier solution to recover individual lost files.

Lost or deleted data can be recovered if it is not overwritten even you don’t have any backup, as it remains hidden on the device. With iMyFone D-Back data recovery software for Windows and macOS, you can recover individual data including text messages, photos, notes, contacts, chat messages from WhatsApp, Viber, Kik, Line, WeChat, and much more.

In total, the software supports more than 22 different file formats for recovery on all iOS devices. Best of all, iMyFone D-Back works under even the most difficult of circumstances such as when you accidentally delete something, or your phone has an error that causes data to disappear.

What iMyFone D-Back Can Do

There are multiple modes available within iMyFone D-Back, and each will help you get your data back in different situations.

First, if you’re not sure what type of recovery is best for your situation, there’s a Smart Recovery mode. It asks you how you lost your data (accidentally, password lost, phone damaged, etc.) to determine the best course of action.

The Recover from iOS Device feature works for times when you have the device on hand, but something isn’t working or you don’t have a backup available.

You can also use the Recover from iTunes Backup or Recover from iCloud Backup options to get your data back. That said, it will not leak any kind of personal information.

With iMyFone D-Back, a feature called Fix iOS System works even when you experience a black screen, a looped recovery mode, or white Apple screen of death. It can also repair errors during iOS installation.

Types of Data Recovered

There are four primary types of data that iMyFone D-Back can recover, including messaging, photos and video, memos, and third-party instant messages.

First, iMyFone D-Back can recover content from Kik, WhatsApp, Viber, WeChat, Line, and other third-party instant messaging services. It can also recover iMessage content, contact information, and call history. The next type focuses on files created and stored in the iOS Photos and Video apps.

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Finally, you can recover notes, bookmarks, calendar information, reminders, Safari history, and voice memos.

Let’s Do This

The following is a brief overview on how to perform each iMyFone D-Back recovery procedure. Each is straightforward and similar, as you’ll see below.

Smart Recovery

When you don’t know where to start recovering files, it’s best to use the software’s Smart Recovery mode. To do so, open iMyFone D-Back and select the Start button under the Smart Recovery tab. First, choose how you lost the data, then pick the type of files you need to recover. You can select single or multiple file types. Hit Next.

From there, you’ll need to choose the reason you lost your data. Choices include:

  • Deleted or lost data by accident.
  • Factory reset, jailbreak or iOS upgrade.
  • iPhone lost, damaged or broken.
  • iPhone locked by a forgotten passcode, and others.
  • Stuck at Apple logo, recovery mode loops, black screen, etc.

Once you select how you lost your data, iMyFone D-Back does the recovery work. It scans and searches for data on the iPhone, iTunes backup, and iCloud backup, when applicable.

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Once the software determines how best to recover your data, you’ll be asked to perform one of the following solutions. You can also bypass Smart Recovery and begin at one of these steps if you need to.

From iOS Device

Click Start from the Recover From iOS Device screen and then choose the file types you’d like to obtain. You’ll then be asked to connect your device. After successfully connecting, click Scan to search your data.

Within a few minutes, the screen shows a list of recoverable files. Displayed on the left side of the interface are the found file types. Click on each to preview the specific content.

After previewing, select the data you need. Click Recover and select or create a folder as the recovery path where you can review your data.

You’ve successfully recovered your data after following the last step for each solution, and you can officially breathe a sigh of relief!

From iTunes

It wasn’t that long ago that you needed to get the data in iTunes by restoring an iTunes backup. That’s no longer the case, although it’s still the solution chosen by many. If you’re one of those users, this is the recovery solution for you.

Click Start from the Recover from iTunes Backup tab, then select the lost file types. You’ll need to choose an iTunes backup for recovery.

Once iMyFone D-Back scans your files, you can use the preview to select the ones you need, thus saving you from spending time recovering files you don’t want. Finally, click the Recover button and choose the place to recover your selected data.

Note: iMyFone D-Back is currently working on supporting encrypted iTunes backup files for iOS 10 and above. Backup files for devices running iOS 9 or lower are supported.

From iCloud

When backing up and recovering through iCloud, you cannot see the hidden data even though you have restored the iCloud backup. It is saved, it’s just not accessible by default. With iMyFone D-Back, you can get the deleted data from iCloud backup.

To get started with the iCloud recovery procedure, click Recover from iCloud Backup from the iMyFone D-Back screen. Next, select the type of files to recover. You’ll now need to log into your iCloud account.

Note: You’ll need to temporarily disable two-step verification if you have it on in order to use iMyFone D-Back. You can turn it back on once you’re done recovering your data.

Once logged into your account, you’ll need to select the iCloud backup to use. After the software scans your files, you’re given a choice to preview all of them or just the deleted ones.

The scanning process could take a few minutes depending on the size of your backup and the speed of your internet connection. Make sure to choose a location on your computer for subsequent checking.

Free vs. Paid

iMyFone D-Back costs $49.95 (usually $69.95) on Windows, and Mac. There’s also a free trial you can download, which lets you scan your device and preview the files that are recoverable. For the full suite of features, including the ability to recover your data, you’ll have to register for a license.

What I Thought

iMyFone D-Back makes iPhone data recovery easy, regardless of the method you choose. Whether you’re entirely new to computing or an expert, using it is a simple, intuitive process. In fact, once you tell it the type of files you’d like to recover, there’s little you need to do to complete the process. Just sit back, relax, and let the application do its thing.

Wrapping Up

If you’re looking for a simple recovery solution for your iOS devices, you should consider iMyFone D-Back. With it, you can recover more than 22 data types, including text messages, photos, videos, memos, and WhatsApp, WeChat, Kik, Line, and other third-party messages. You can purchase iMyFone D-Back for Windows and macOS.

Have you lost important data on your iPhone? Are you worried you may lose data in the future? The iMyFone D-Back software could be the tool for you.

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  1. Man Bdr Rai
    August 23, 2017 at 7:47 am

    Very much helpful really enjoyed reading

  2. luna
    July 20, 2017 at 5:43 am

    I like it!!! I found the photos I was looking for!! Good!!!

  3. Giorgio Tulio Scampini Chin Aleong
    July 16, 2017 at 2:13 pm

    I not have phone

  4. Emma136
    July 14, 2017 at 6:49 am

    I used this program to see the photos in my old itunes backup because I don't want to restore my phone. It works good. Actually I found some photos I didn't expect. :)

  5. Doc
    July 13, 2017 at 3:38 pm

    Wow, what a convoluted app name. I thought "Need for Car Racing Real Speed" and "Asphalt Drive Speed Xtreme" were bad.

  6. Julie
    July 13, 2017 at 2:57 am

    awesome! it recovers my deleted imessges and WhatsApp history. thank goodness

  7. Elsa
    July 12, 2017 at 1:14 am

    i've tried the trial version, it find out about 900 records of my deleted messages, so cool!

  8. Elvis Nelson
    July 12, 2017 at 1:13 am

    How can I download the software?