A friend has an iPhone with a completely broken screen and wants to recover the data from it. The laptop that it was originally synced with is long gone and syncing with a new one will wipe all of the data. Is there any software that I can use, either Mac or PC, which will allow me to recover all of the data? Any tips?
Of course YES. Sometimes it’s difficult to avoid accidents no matter how much you want to protect your iPhone. It may fall to the ground; it may drop into the water; it may…In short, your iPhone may inevitably suffer some physical damage. Even so, you still have chance to restore data from your broken iPhone. Here is the iPhone data recovery tool you can rely on- iPhone Data Recovery.
Its powerful features make it to be heavily in demand as a data recovery program. iPhone Data Recovery can directly scan your iPhone to recover Camera Roll Photos, Camera Roll Videos, Photo Stream, Contacts, Messages, Call history, Calendar, Notes, Reminder, and even Safari bookmarks.
Now free download the trial version below and give it a spin.
Tutorial 1: How to Scan and Recover Data from iPhone Directly
Install and Launch the Program
Before doing anything else, run the program on your computer. Then connect your iPhone to the computer. When your iPhone is detected, you'll get the interface as follow. If you use iPhone 4/3GS, you need to click “Advanced Mode” first for advanced mode. Then directly click the "Start Scan" button and the program will scan your iPhone for data on it.
Note: You can recover deleted photos, videos, messages, contacts, etc. from iPhone 4/3GS directly. If your iPhone is iPhone 6s/6s Plus/6/6 Plus/5s/5c/5/4s, it supports to recover Messages, Contacts, Call History, Calendar, Notes, Reminders, Safari Bookmark from iPhone directly.
Preview and Recover Data Directly from your Broken iPhone
In fact, you can begin to preview found data during the scan. All files are categorized as Camera Roll, Photo Stream, Contacts, Messages, Call History, and more. You can selectively recover them all with one click by pressing the "Recover" button at the bottom if you have such a need.
Note: The data found here includes what you have on your iPhone now and those you deleted before. You can turn on the button on the top to "Only display the deleted items". Additionally, if you want to import recovered contacts back to your iPhone, you can still use iPhone Data Recovery to do it with a few clicks.
Tutorial 2: How to Recover iPhone Data from iTunes Backup
Select iTunes Backup and Scan It
To start with, run iPhone Data Recovery program. Choose the mode of "Recover from iTunes Backup File”. Then choose the suitable backup file and click “Start Scan”.
Recover Files from iTunes Backup
The scanning process will be done in a while. Next, you can preview the files of your iTunes backup in detailed. Select those you want back and click “Recover” button to get them back to your computer.
Tutorial 3: How to Recover Data from iCloud Backup Files
Sign in your Account and Download the Needed Backup
Run iPhone Data Recovery, choose ”Recover from iCloud Backup File” mode. Then sign in your iCloud with your account and password as below. When the list of your backup files appears, select the one you need and download it.
Preview & Recover Data from Broken iPhone
Once you sign in successfully, all your iCloud backup files will be found in your account. Then click “Scan”. After the scanning, preview the iPhone data and click “Recover” to recover them.
This software is your capable assistant. If you can make full use of it, you won’t be bothered by iPhone data loss any more. And one thing you need to know: iPhone Data Recovery is also fully compatible with iPad and iPod.