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If updating your iPhone or iPad to iOS 9 caused data loss, you can recover the lost data from iTunes or iCloud backup, as data lost in the process of updating to iOS 9 has been wiped out from your iPhone or iPad.

How to restore lost data from iTunes/iCloud backup after update to iOS 9?
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restore lost data from iTunes/iCloud backup after update to iOS 9 Every time you choose to update to the latest iOS version, you are putting all your iPhone or iPad data under the mercy of accidental data loss. Much often than not, there is no good reason explaining why data loss happens at all. Even if we don’t know why the iOS 9 updating has deleted your iPhone or iPad data, we have to find a way to recover the lost iPhone or iPad data.

Fortunately, there are more than one way to recover the data lost during the process of iOS 9 updating.

I am not going to talk about much about how to restore your iPhone or iPad with iTunes or iCloud from iTunes or iCloud backup file, as you can refer to Apple Support Community for detailed steps. Besides, personally, I don’t prefer restoring your lost data from your iTunes backup directly, because this will result in data overlapping and permanent data erasing.
I would like to share a solution of recovering data lost while updating to iOS 9 without worry about data overwriting with third party iOS data recovery software iFonebox.

As professional iOS data recovery software, iFonebox allows you to recover your iPhone or iPad data lost during the iOS 9 updating easily and selectively.

iFonebox provides three ways of recovering lost data including recovering from iOS device, recovering from iTunes backup and recovering from iCloud backup. As data lost during iOS 9 updating is permanently wiped out of your iPhone or iPad. You have to choose to recover from iTunes or iCloud backup file.

You can download a free trial version at first to have a try and then decide whether to pay for the license of full version.

Recover from iTunes Backup

Make sure you have synced your iPhone or iPad to iTunes before the iOS 9 updating as I have mentioned in the article of “Tips to updating iOS 9 Safely and Successfully” and have created iTunes backup file.

Step 1.Install and run the full version of iFonebox. Choose the recovery mode of “Recover from iTunes Backup”. Then you will be presented with an interface listing all the iTunes backup file. Choose one from which you wan to recover your lost data. iTunes

Step 2.Choose the data you have lost during the iOS 9 updating by clicking on the icon of the data category. step two

Step 3.Preview the exported data and choose whatever you want to recover to your computer. You can choose to recover the deleted items only by check “Only display the deleted items.” And click to transfer to computer. backup_iphone_contacts_preview

Note: If you have lost contacts or notes, you can click to recover the exported contacts and notes items to your iPhone or iPad directly.

If you don’t have iTunes backup file, you can recover from iCloud backup file through iFonebox. I am going to get down to detailed steps here, you can refer to the previous guide “How to restore your iPhone from iCloud backup?”.
How to restore lost data from iTunes/iCloud backup after update to iOS 9?
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