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How to Recover Deleted Files from iPhone

This article aims to show you the easiest and best way to recover deleted files from iPhone. If you lost or accidentally deleted files from your iPhone, you can follow the steps in this article and get back the deleted files on it.

I will use iPhone File Recovery program here. It can connect and scan your iPhone deeply to find the deleted files on your iPhone. You can preview the deleted or lost files before recovering them from iPhone to computer. This program can recover deleted text messages, photos, videos, contacts, call history, notes, reminders, calendars, voice memos, voicemail, safari bookmarks and history, Whatsapp messages and other deleted files from iPhone to computer.

iPhone File Recovery supports the latest iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus and all the older iPhone generations. Besides recover deleted files from iPhone directly, it can also scan your iPhone backup file to find the files for you without restoring your iPhone. This will avoid losing new data because of restoring iPhone.

I will introduce 3 methods in this article to help you recover deleted files from iPhone.

How to Recover Deleted Files from iPhone

Step 1. Run iPhone File Recovery

Free download, install and run iPhone File Recovery program on your computer. You will see the following interface.

interface

Step 2. Scan iPhone to Find Deleted Files

Connect your iPhone to computer via USB cable. This recovery program will detect your iPhone and load your iphone to its interface. Click “Scan” button, it will begin to scan your iPhone deeply to find the deleted files on it. It will take same time to scan and list all the deleted iPhone files on the interface.

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Step 3. Recover Deleted Files from iPhone

After scanning, this program will list all the deleted files on the interface. You can use the data menu on the left side to find the deleted files you want to get back. Click any section on the menu, you will see all the deleted files in this section. You can preview them and select all the deleted files you want to retrieve. Once you select all the files you want to restore, click “Recover” button. This recovery software will recover deleted files from iPhone to computer as soon as possible.

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If you can’t find the deleted files after scanning your iPhone, that is because the deleted files are overwritten by the new data on your iPhone. Don’t worry about this, you can try to recover them from your iPhone backup file. Read the following parts and learn how to recover deleted files from iPhone backup files.

How to Recover Deleted Files from iTunes Backup

Step 1. Scan iTunes Backup to Find Deleted Files

Run this iPhone File Recovery program on computer. Select “Recover Data from iTunes Backup” option on the main interface. You will see all the iTunes backup files in your computer are listed here. If you changed the default location of your iTunes backup file, you can manually add them to the list.

itunes backup list

Find the iTunes backup file you want to recover deleted files from and click “Scan” button on the interface. This program will scan it deeply to find all the files in it. After scanning, you will see all the files in your backup file listed on the interface with a data menu on the left side. You can use it to find all kinds of files you want to get back from your iTunes backup.

scanning result

Step 2. Recover Files from iTunes Backup

You can enter each section on the data menu and find all the deleted files you want to get back. After that, you need to click “Recover” button. This program will recover deleted files from iTunes backup file to computer. All the files recovered from iTunes backup file are readable easily on your computer. You can use as you want.

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How to Recover Deleted Files from iCloud Backup

Step 1. Download and Scan iCloud Backup File

Install and run iPhone Files Recovery program on your computer and select “Recover Data from iCloud Backup”. You will enter an interface where you can log in your iCloud account. After that, you will see all the iCloud backup files in your account. You need to find and select the iCloud backup file you want to recover deleted files from. Double click it, this program will begin to download it to your computer.

icloud backup list

After downloading, this program will scan it deeply and find all the files in your iCloud backup file. You will see all the files are listed on the interface with a data menu. It can help you to find any file in this iCloud backup.

scanning result

Step 2. Recover Deleted Files from iCloud Backup

According the files you want to get back, go to each section on the data menu to find the deleted files you want to restore. After selecting all the deleted files you want to get back, click “Recover” button. This program will recover all the selected deleted files from iCloud backup file to computer.

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That’s all for recovering deleted files from iPhone. This iPhone Files Recovery will do all the things for you to get back deleted files from iPhone and iPhone backup file. So you won’t worry about losing important iPhone data. It can recover deleted iPhone text messages, photos, videos, contacts, call history, notes, reminders, calendars, voice memos, voicemail, safari bookmarks and history, Whatsapp messages/photos easily.