iTunes Data Recovery: Selectively Recover iPhone's Data from iTunes Backup

Jul 29,2019 • Filed to: iTunes Data • Proven solutions

dr.fone is an iTunes data recovery program, which helps to selectively recover iPhone's data from iTunes. Besides extracting iTunes backup, the program allows you to directly preview and recover data from your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and iCloud.

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

dr.fone - iPhone Data Recovery provides you with three kinds of recovery mode: directly recover data from iOS devices(newly supported iOS9), recover data from iTunes backup files and iCloud backup files. It works for almost all iPhone(including iPhone SE/6/6 Plus/6s/6s Plus/5s/5c/5/4/4s), iPad (including iPad Pro, iPad Air and iPad mini) and iPod touch 5, iPod touch 4.

dr.fone - iPhone Data Recovery

Extract iTunes backup file easily & flexibly.

  • Recover photos, videos, contacts, messages, notes, call logs, and more from iTunes backup.
  • Compatible with latest iOS devices.
  • Preview and selectively recover what you want from iPhone, iTunes and iCloud backup.
  • Export and print what you want from the iTunes backup to your computer.
Available on: Windows Mac
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Steps to selectively recover iPhone's data from iTunes

Next,let's take dr.fone, the iTunes data recovery for Windows 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: iPhone data recovery: scan the iPhone/iPad/iPod touch to recover data

Steps to selectively recover data from iPhone

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

Recovering data directly from your iPhone, it's the new feature provided by dr.fone. 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.

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Step 2. Start scanning your iPhone

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 iPhone

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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Part 3: iCloud data recovery: scan the iCloud to recover data

Steps to selectively recover data from iCloud

Step 1. Sign In iCloud

Launch dr.fone and select the recovery mode of "Recover from iCloud Backup Files" on the main window of dr.fone. Enter your iCloud account and password to login.

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Step 2. Scan iCloud backup files

Select the file types you'd like to recover, and click on the button "Scan" to scan iCloud backup files you have storage & backup on your iCloud account.

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Step 3. Selectively recover data from iCloud backup file

After the scanning process, it will pop up a new window like below, you can select and recover your files to your PC computer.

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