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Recover Lost Data from iPhone X/8/7/6S/6

If you have concerned about the Apple Developers Conference WWDC 2014 live, must have learned a variety of new features in iOS 8, and the new-released iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus, right? We all know that iPhone 6 will comes with 4.7 and 5.5-inches display screen, the new Retina HD display, a new sensor with Focus Pixels and new video features, Touch ID technology design and more, it is no doubt that the new iPhone 6/Plus will gain a warmly welcomed in the market just like the iPhone 5S/5, iPhone 4S/4 does.

Note: If you're using an iPhone X, iPhone 8 or 8 Plus, or other models that are coming later than iPhone 6, you can go to here to learn how to recover data from iPhone X/8/7/6S Plus.

All in all, we believe that you'll fall in love with the new designed and function improved iPhone once you have an experience on it. But you may encouter the situation below:

Q: "I need to recover all my old iPhone information. I plugged in my iphone on my daughters account and I updated it but when I looked at my phone all my information was gone and all my daughters stuff was on there. How can I get my contacts and pictures back?" -- Cbuco From Apple Support Communities

Under this situation, you'll become more likely to take photos, play videos/games, etc. with your new iPhone, and important SMS and contacts will be also stored on the device. However, once the data stored on the iPhone 6 or Plus, the possibility of data losing will be occurred. Here we have summarized several common situations of losing data on iPhone 6 or other models of iPhone for your reference:

- Accidentally deleted data on iPhone: Sometimes you may delete a wrong button or file to result in unnecessary data losing;
- Factory Setting restore: Restore your iPhone to the factory settings without backup data;
- iOS upgrade or downgrade: Upgrading or downgrading your iOS system will set your iPhone to the factory settings, and erase all data on the iPhone 6/Plus completely.
- Jailbreak: Some people like to jailbreak their iPhone to get more right to access to the device, but jailbreak failure or improper operations will cause data losing.
- iPhone is damaged or stolen: If your iPhone is broken or stolen, it is inevitable that the data losing will happen to you.
- ...

No matter what kinds of situation we list above you have encountered now, then you'll need MobiKin Doctor for iOS (Windows 8/7) or MobiKin Doctor for iOS (Mac OS X) to help you get back the deleted, lost or formatted data on iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus completely. The program supports up to 10 types of files like contacts, SMS, call history, voice memos, notes, photos, etc., so that you can use one tool to recover all lost data on your Mac or PC easily. What's more, apart from the new released iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus, other generations of iPhone like iPhone 5S/5C/5, iPhone 4S/4, iPhone 3GS, etc. are all supported by the iPhone 6 Data Recovery. Now, just get the free trial version and start your own restoring journey now!

Related: How to transfer contacts, text messages and photos from iPhone to computer?

Simple Guide to Perform iPhone 6 Data Recovery Software

As the best iPhone 6 Data Recovery on the market, the program provide users with two different ways to recover lost data from iPhone 6/5S/5/4S: One is to recover from iOS device directly, the other is to recover from iTunes backup file. Obviously, each method can help you to recover data quickly, but their focus is different.

Part 1. Recover Lost Data from iDevice Directly

Part 2. Restore Your Needed Data from iTunes Backup

Part 1. How Do I Recover Lost Data from iPhone 6S/6/5S/5 Directly

Step 1: Connect Your iPhone 6 to Computer and Make It Detected

Using a simple USB cable to link your iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus to the computer, then launch the program. The default recovery option in the program is "Recover from iOS Device", so here you don't need to select the mode. The program will detect the connected iPhone automatically and show you an interface like below if your iPhone is not jailbreaked. Follow the instructions on the interface to jailbreak your iPhone 6 and then re-open the program.

Tips: If you don't want to jailbreak your iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus, you can select the way of "Recover from iTunes Backup File" to retrieve your lost data.

Step 2. Scan for Files

When the device is successfully detected by the program, you can click the big "StartScan" image icon on the interface to start scanning for files on your iPhone 6. Please be noted that both lost and existing data will all be scanned and displayed in the program. Wait for a little while until the scanning is finished, then you can see the primary window of the program.

Step 3. Preview and Recovery

Files on the iPhone 6 will be displayed in different categorizes and listed in the left panel in the program, such as camera roll, photo stream, videos, contacts, messages, etc. You can click these options and view the detailed contents in the right panel to find your target files. Mark them one by one and then click "Recover" button to save them on your computer very well.

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Part 2. How to Get Back Lost iPhone Data from iTunes Backup

Directly select "Recover from iTunes Backup File" after launching the program, then you'll get a list of all iTunes backups on your desktop computer. Scroll down  and find the backup file and hit "Start Scan" button to conduct a deeply scanning on your select backup file.  When the scanning is finished, all data on it will be divided into different categories, and you're allowed to preview these files one by one.  After that, you can tick the files you need and hit "Recover" button to save them on your computer.

Bingo! Now, you can check the restored iPhone 6 data on your Mac or PC as you like, and you can share these files for any purposes according to your own needs.

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