I left my iPhone 8 on a table in coffee shop, and it was gone less than 1 minute later. I backed up it to iCloud, I was wondering is it possible to access that backup without a restore? Help please!
When you lost your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, you can easily get your data back by extracting iCloud backup, as long as you've synced your devices with iCloud before. This method is also suitable for some other circumstances: when you deleted data from your device accidentally, iPhone water damaged, want to sell the phone and want to keep the old data. However, those backup files are not allowed to access or preview in a normal way. That's to say, you can't directly take any data out of it. To extract data from iCloud backup if iPhone is stolen, you need the iCloud backup extractor for your computer.
iFonebox is an excellent iOS back extractor that can certainly help you find out your backup files and extract them into different categories, including camera roll, contacts, notes, text messages, safari bookmarks, call history, reminders, voice memos, calendar events, WeChat data, WhatsApp data, etc. Below you can see some of its key features:
- It’s quite easy to use and 100% safe
- It comes with three independent working modes
- The preview function allows you to preview data before the recovery progress
- It works for a large arrange of iOS devices running different iOS versions, iPhone X and iOS 12 included
- Selectively recovery instead of restoring the whole backup
- It also capable of scanning you device directly and extracting all the recoverable info as long as they’re not wiped by new data
It is one of the best software available and fully compatible with both Windows and Mac systems. It’s necessary for you to download the suitable version for your computer. Next we will show you the detailed instructions to help you easily recover data from iCloud backup if iPhone is missing.
Step one: Run iFonebox and enter your Apple ID
Run the program, then just click the “Recover from iCloud Backup” at the top right of the software. You’ll be asked to sign in with your Apple ID account and password correctly.
Step two: Download data from iCloud backup
After you have selected an iCloud backup to download, it will start the downloading process. You can select all to download.
Step three: Scan data
Click on “Photos” icon to start scanning automatically. It will take some time, you should wait patiently.
Step four: Preview and download data
Now you can select the images you want and click “Recover to pc”, then the instruction is accomplished.