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How to Extract Data from iPhone Backup on Mac

iPhone users can backup their iPhone with iTunes and iCloud easily. The backup file will be saved on computer and iCloud server. When you need the data in backup file, you can restore your iPhone and get back them. However, there is a big problem when you restore your iPhone with backup file. When you get back the data from your backup file, all the new data on your iPhone will be wiped out and you will lose them forever. Is there any way that you can both recover data from iPhone backup and keep the data on your iPhone now? If you want to know the answer, read this article. In this article, I will introduce Mac iPhone users a great program – iPhone Backup Extractor for Mac.

It is designed to help Mac iPhone users who want to restore data from iPhone backup file without losing data on iPhone now. It can scan your iPhone backup files deeply and find all the data in it. You can extract messages, photos, videos, contacts, call history, notes, reminders, calendars, voice memos, voicemail, safari bookmarks, Whatsapp messages/photos and other data from your iPhone backup file to computer.

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There are 2 parts in this article:

How to Extract iPhone Data from iTunes Backup on Mac

Step 1. Scan iTunes Backup File on Mac

Free download, install and run this iPhone Backup Extractor Mac version. Select “Recover Data from iTunes Backup” option on the main interface, you will see all the iTunes backup files on your Mac. You need to select the iTunes backup file you would like to extract data from.

itunes backup list

Click “Scan” button, this program will begin to scan your iTunes backup file deeply and find all the data in it. This program will translate all the data into viewable format and list them on the interface after scanning. You can use the data menu on the left side to find and preview any data in your iTunes backup file easily.

scan result

Step 2. Extract Data from iTunes Backup File

This iPhone Backup Extractor can recover text messages, photos, videos, contacts, call history, notes, reminders and many other data from your iTunes backup to Mac. You can easily go to any section on the menu and you will see all the data in that section. This program allows you to select any data and preview the details. After selecting all the data you would like to restore, click “Recover” button. It will recover all the selected iPhone data from iTunes Backup file to Mac as soon as possible.

iphone messages

How to Extract iPhone Data from iCloud Backup File on Mac

Step 1. Log in iCloud Account

Select “Recover Data from iCloud Backup” option from the main interface. You will need to log in your iCloud account here. After that, you will see all the iCloud backup files in your account. Please find the iCloud backup file which you want to scan and extract data from and double click it.

icloud backup file list

Step 2. Download and Scan iCloud Backup File

After double clicking the backup file, this program will begin to download your iCloud backup file to Mac for scanning. Mac iPhone Backup Extractor will scan your iCloud backup file deeply after downloading automatically. It will find all the data in it and list them on the interface after scanning with a data menu on the left side to help you find the data you want to extract.

scan result

Step 3. Extract Data from iCloud Backup on Mac

Take “Photos” as an example. If you want to extract iPhone photos from iCloud backup file, you need to go to “Photos” section on the data menu. Then you will see all the photos and pictures in your iCloud backup file. You can choose any photos to preview and select them if you want to restore them. After selecting all the photos and pictures you want to extract, click “Recover” button. This program will extract all the selected photos from iCloud backup file and save them on your Mac easily.

icloud photos

You can extract other data, such as messages, contacts, videos, notes, reminders, calendars, voice memos, voicemail, safari bookmarks, Whatsapp messages, etc. from iCloud backup file to Mac the same as extracting photos from iCloud to Mac.

This Mac iPhone Backup Extractor can help Mac iPhone users to extract data from iPhone backup file without losing data on iPhone. You won’t need to restore your whole iPhone and can easily get back the data you want to get back from your iPhone backup files.