Losing files on iOS device is a common thing. Unfortunately, Apple does not have a recovery tool for their device. That is why it is always recommended to back iOS files on iTunes and iCloud. However, there is a way to restore deleted files from an iOS device, and that is by using Acethinker iOS Recovery. This tool was built specifically for iOS device, which is why it is a top choice when it comes to recovery tools for iOS device. To learn how to use this tool, follow the steps below.
- Recover Files From iOS Device
- Restore Deleted iTunes Backup
- Recover Deleted Files from iCloud Storage
- Frequently Asked Question
Recover Files From iOS Device
Step1 Download and install the appDownload the software installer, then launch it and follow the setup wizard to install it properly.
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Step2 Connect the deviceOnce the tool is installed, launch it. Start by connecting the iOS device to the PC, by using a USB lightning cable.
Step3 Select a fileWhen successfully connected to the PC, the tool will detect the iOS device. Select what to recover from the main interface. If you want to restore all the deleted files from the device, click the “Select All” button. However, you can just specifically restore a file, like Photos, Messages, or Audio. Then, click the “Start Scan” button, and the tool will perform a scan to get back the lost files on the device.
Step4 Filter the file you want to recoverOnce the scan is finished, the list of files, both existing and deleted will appear. Click “Filter,” and from the drop down menu, select “Only show the deleted” option to sort only the deleted files.
Step5 Recover the fileSelect which file to recover by clicking the specific file/s, or click the category on the left side of the tool to select all the files. Click the “Recover to computer” button and select where to save the files.
Step6 Check recovered fileWhen the recovery process is complete, a pop-up notification will appear. To immediately locate the recovered files, click the “Open Folder” button, or click “OK” to dismiss the notification.
Restore Deleted iTunes Backup Files
Step1 Connect your deviceConnect the iOS device using the USB cable, and click the iTunes option from the tool. The backup will appear in the selection area and choose which backup to use.
Step2 Start scanStart scanning the selected backup by clicking “Start Scan.” The process might take some time, wait till the scan is finished.
Note: If the backup that you want to restore is in a different location, click the “Select” button.
Step3 Filter filesAfter the scan, all the files on the iTunes backup will appear. Filter the selection by clicking “Filter” and select “Only show the deleted.”
Step4 Restore the fileRestore the files by clicking them one by one, or click the category on the left side of the screen to select them all. Click the “Recover to computer” button and select where to save the files.
Step5 Check the file recoveredWhen the tool is finished recovering the files, a notification will appear. Click the “Open folder” button to locate the files, on the other hand, if you want to dismiss the notification, click “OK.”
Recover Deleted Files from iCloud Storage
Step1 Go to iCloud official pageClick the iCloud tab on the home screen, and log in to your iCloud account.
Step2 Initiate the back upAfter logging in, the list of backup on the cloud will appear, together with the information like file size, and date when the back-up was created. Download the backup that you want to recover from. Simply click the “Download” button located at the extreme right side of the tool.
Step3 Choose what to recoverChoose what to recover from the list of files that will appear, or simply click the “Select all” button to restore every deleted file on the iCloud back-up. Click “Ok” once everything is set.
Step4 Filter filesShow the deleted files, by clicking “Filter” and then select “Only show the deleted” option. All the deleted files on iCloud will then appear.
Step5 Mark files to back-upSelect all the files that you need by marking them, if you want to cover all files, mark the category on the left side of the tool and click “Recover to computer” and select where to save the file.
Step6 Check restored filesWhen the files are restored, a notification will appear. Click “OK” to close the notification, or click “Open Folder” to locate the files.
Frequently Asked Question
If you experience problems with tool, don’t hesitate and ask for professional support. Just click the “More” button and select “Help” and click “Technical Support”.