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iTunes Data Recovery: Selectively Recover iDevice's Data from iTunes

About the iTunes Data Recovery software

Wondershare iTunes Data Recovery was a Mac iTunes backup extractor, which helps to selectively preview and recover data from the iTunes backup files. Currently, it has been replaced by Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS (Windows iPhone Data Recovery) and Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS (Mac iPhone Data Recovery). Besides extracting iTunes backup, both the programs allows you to directly scan and recover data from your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Compared with Wondershare iTunes Data Recovery (Mac), Dr.Fone for iOS (Windows & Mac)is a higher version of it.

How the high version of iTunes Data Recovery works

Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS provides you with two kinds of recovery mode: directly recover data from iOS devices and recover data from iTunes backup files. It works for almost all iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Let's download the trial version of it below and have a try together. The trial version download is free.

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Part 1: iTunes Data Recovery: extract the iTunes backup file to recover data

Next,let's take the iTunes data recovery for Windows (Dr.Fone for iOS) as an example. Let's check the steps now.

Step 1. Extract iTunes backup

After running the program on your computer, switch to the other recovery mode: Recover from iTunes Backup File. Then all your iTunes backup files will be found and listed in front of you. Choose the one you want to extract and click on the Start Scan button.

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Step 2. Preview and recover data from the iTunes backup file

Unlike restoring data from iTunes backup, you can selectively preview and recover data from iTunes backup. After the scan, preview and tick the items you want in the scan result. Then save them on your computer by clicking on the Recover button.

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Part 2: iDevice data recovery: scan the iPhone/iPad/iPod touch to recover data on it

Step 1. Run the program and connect your iDevice to the computer

Recovering data directly from your iDevice, it's the new feature provided by Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS. You can't find this function in the previous iTunes Data Recovery software. When you run the software and connect your device to the computer, you'll see different windows according to the model of your deivce.

For iPhone 4/3GS, iPad 1 and iPod touch 4, the program will show you as follows after detecting your device:

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For other iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, the program will be like this:

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Step 2. Start scanning your iDevice

No matter which device you use, just follow the description on the window to do the next step. For iPhone 3GS/4, iPad 1 and iPod touch 4, copy the following guide and get your device scanned.

1. Hold your iDevice and click the Start button to begin the job.
2. Then press the Home and Power buttons simultaneously on your device for exactly 10 seconds.
3. When 10 seconds passed, release the Power button and keep pressing the Home button for another 10 seconds.

Other iOS device users, you can start scanning your device by clicking on the Start Scan button shown on the primary window.

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Step 3. Preview and recover data on your iDevice

The scan will take you a little while. After that, the program will present you a scan result as follows, where all data found on your device are displayed in categories. You can preview and check them one by one, and selectively recover any item you want to your computer.

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Just download the trial version below to have a try for free.

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Further Reading

Recover iPhone messages: This guide shows you how to retrieve deleted text messages from iPhone in different ways.
Recover deleted photos on iPhone: This article shows you how to recover deleted photos on iPhone in different ways.
Recover iPhone iMessages: You can recover deleted contacts without a backup on iPhone with 3 steps at ease.

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