How to Extract iPhone Data from iTunes Backup


There are cases that you need to transfer your previous data to another device if you switch your phone or the cases that you lost the former data; therefore, you are supposed to extract your data from the iTunes backup and learn to extract software for iTunes backup so as to make the process easy. In this paper, we will inform you two methods on how to extract your iPhone backup from iTunes. The first method is to extract your iPhone data from iTunes backup. The second one is to use the third party iPhone backup extractor and iTunes backup extractor-- iMyFone D-Back to extract your iPhone data from iTunes backup.

How to Extract iPhone Data from iTunes Backup

1 How to Extract your iPhone Data from iTunes Backup by Restoring the Device

The following method will enable you to recover the data from your iTunes backup files; the extracted data could be the photos, videos, messages, notes and so on. For your information, the method has a potential consequence that this process will lose the data you have already stored. Next, we will give you the instructions on how to extract your iPhone data from iTunes backup by restoring the device step by step.

Step 1 Connect your iPhone to the computer with USB cable and then launch the iTunes.

Step 2 On this interface, you can notice the Summary tab on the left list, and then you are supposed to choose the Restore iPhone and click on the Restore from Backup as the following picture shows:

Step 3 Choose the recent backup file you would like to recover from.

Step 4 Click the Restore to start the restoration process.

Then what you need to do is to wait until the process finishes and check for the data.

However, as we have mentioned above, the first method, on extracting iPhone data from iTunes backup file may erase the previous data you have stored in the device. So, more often, it is not a reliable and effective way to extract iPhone data in this way. Fortunately, iMyFone D-Back iPhone data extractor will give you the chances to extract data from the iTunes backup. Next, let us show you How to Extract Data from iTunes Backup by using iMyFone D-Back.

2 How to Extract Data from iTunes Backup by using iMyFone D-Back

The iMyFone D-Back, a kind of iPhone backup extractor and iTunes backup extractor, aims to help you extract iPhone data. This program will help you retrieve the data without losing them you have stored in the device after the previous backup. Furthermore, it assures you that the data which hadn’t been included in the backup would be secure. For your information, the process is just a piece of cake for you, which means even the beginners can work through the process easily.

Step 1 Please download the intallation file on your computer.

Step 2 When you have already completed the process of installation, launch the program, and on this screen, you would notice the Recover from iTunes Backup option and then click it. After that, please click the Start icon and then you could choose the files that you need to extract from the backup.

Step 3 Then the iMyFone D-Back program will set out to scan for the available backup files and display the same. You can choose the current backup file to extract your data. Select the file and click on the Scan button.

Step 4 Once the scanning process is finished, you can notice the data presented on the screen. You can view the files that you had deleted by clicking the Only show deleted files.

Step 5 Select the data that you want to extract from the backup and then click Recover to start the extracting process.

Step 6 This program will provide you the chance to choose a folder to store the extracted data. After that, all you have to do is to wait for the process to complete.

Selective Extract:WhatsApp Messages, Voice Memos, Videos,Bookmarks, Photos, Notes, Text Messages, Line Message and Attachements, iPhone Contacts, Call Log, iPhone Calendars.


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