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How to Restore iPhone Data from Backup after iOS 6 Upgrade

Data Lost after iOS 6 Upgrade? That's Not a Big Problem

With great new features in it, iOS 6 was finally released in September. Since it is suitable for iPhone 3GS and after, iPod series and iPod touch, huge amount of Apple fans have decided to update their devices to iOS 6.

Since many of us are not professors or skilled with technical matters. Some users have frequently encountered data loss issues such as message missing or contacts disappearing after iOS 6 upgrade. We have received many requests about how to restore lost files after iOS 6 upgrade.

So we decide to write an article to solve these problems, complete with Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS (Mac) or Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS (Windows). It is a widely-used data recovering tool for iDevices.

Before restoring your data, download a trial version first.

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Part 1: Make an iTunes Backup

Before you decide to upgrade your device to iOS 6, you need to get a backup first. Sync your device with iTunes and make an iTunes backup.

Part 2: Restore iTunes Backup Data

Step 1. Scan the Backup

Start the program. All iDevices that have iTunes backup on your PC will be scanned and displayed on the Interface. Choose your device name and slick Start Scan, it will scan your iTunes backup quickly.

restore data after ios6 upgrade

Step 2. Restore Files

All data in iTunes backup will be displayed in categories as you could see from the following image. You can preview them all. Choose those you want to restore or all files then click Recover.

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Something More about This Tool

The tool is effective to restore files that disappeared after upgrade to iOS 6 by extracting iTunes backup . With it on your PC, you will never be worried about lost important files from your iPhone.

One important memo is that it is better not to sync your iPhone with iTunes with this tool, in case the backup you want to restore will not be covered.

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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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