Free Methods to Retrieve iCloud Data Easily

2023-05-11 00:00:00/Posted by Alleny Gavinto iOS Recovery Topic/Follow @ MobiKin

In case of a malfunction of any iOS device, during the restoration process, iCloud offers to restore all data along with app data only if the device was synced to iCloud and backed up. With iCloud, all files on your device are automatically backed up wirelessly on a daily basis. But many factors can cause the deletion of data on your iOS devices, and if you deleted or removed your data accidentally, you may turn to a third party tool to retrieve them. In this page, we will provide a free way for you to restore data from iCloud backup file.

Part 1. How to Restore Deleted Data from iCloud Backup Free?

Part 2. How to Restore Data from iCloud Backup without Data Losing? (Recommended)

How to Restore Deleted Data from iCloud Backup Free?

Here we are about to show the free way to restore the lost data from iCloud backup file. First of all, make sure you have an iCloud account. Then you can follow the steps as follows.

Step 1. Be Sure You've Got Backup in iCloud

Taking an example of iPhone, you can unlock your iPhone first, and then go the the settings and click "iCloud", you'll see the info of your iCloud backup file by entering the "Storage & Backup" and "Manage Storage" options. Once you confirmed that you have backup in it and move to the next step.

backup iphone data with icloud

Note: Make sure your WiFi is disconnected, otherwise it will automatically overwrite you old data with the new.

Step 2. Erase All Content and Settings

Enter "Settings" and "General" and you'll see the reset options in the drop-down list. Then tap the "Erase All Content and Settings" option. Then a button will turn up to ask for you confirmation, and you can tap it. It may take a while to erase all the content.

erase data on iphone

Step 3. Retrieve from iCloud Backup

After the process above is done, you will see the options on the screen. Then tap the option "Restore from iCloud Backup" and the deleted data including contacts, messages, videos, reminders, photos, reminders and more can be restored to your device. Congratulations, you've retrieved the iCloud data then.

restore iphone from icloud backup

How Can I Restore Lost Data from iCloud without Data Losing?

If you don't want to restore your iPhone like a new one, you can take a free trial on this iCloud Data Recovery software. This program allows all of you to directly get access to your iPhone's iCloud backups, choose the types of files you wish to restore. Here, no data will be overwritten or lost during the process.

1st - Install and launch the program, then directly choose the mode of "Recover from iCloud Backup File", and login it with your own iCloud accounts & passwords.

choose the recovery mode

2nd - Select the backup file you need to access, and click "Download" to get the iCloud backups to your local disk.

download icloud backups to pc

3rd - Decide which kinds of data you wish to restore, tick them and click "Next" to conduct a scanning on your iCloud backup file.

choose file types for scanning

4th - Choose the category in the left side and preview the detailed contents in the right panel. After that, you can tick the data you wish to restore and hit "Recover" button to save them on your PC.

restore data from icloud backup

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Alleny Gavin
Alleny GavinChief Editor
A chief editor at MobiKin, brings over a decade of experience in technical writing and holds a B.A. in English Literature. With a background as a Project Manager in the IT industry, he has authored 1000+ articles on, offering expert solutions for iOS issues. Gavin, a tech enthusiast, effortlessly recommends software with passion and extensive expertise in smartphones and software.
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