On the same day Apple released its much anticipated new streaming service, Apple Music, the company also offered users a new iTunes update that frustrated more than a few Apple fans. I am sure tens of thousands of Apples fans rush to download the latest version of iTunes even some technology editor like Kirk McElhearn from Macworld calls it a disaster for it may destroy music libraries. The worst thing resulting from updating your iTunes is that your back up file may be corrupted and thus disabling restoring your iPhone if you lose or delete some important data, as it is known to all, it is impossible to restore any data from a damaged iTunes backup file.
If you haven’t updated to the latest iTunes, you are strongly suggested to export important data from the iTunes backup file
to guard against accidental damage. If your iTunes backup file had been damaged and we can help extract the undamaged data and transfer to your computer.
iFonebox is just the third party software you need to export, extract and transfer all the data from the iTunes backup file to your Windows or Mac computer.
As software developed particularly for iOS device users, iFonebox
is capable of extracting contacts, notes, messages, calendars, reminders, voice memos, whartsapp messages and photos etc directly from your iPhone or iPad as well as from iTunes or iCloud backup file.
You can download a free trial version to have a try at the beginning and you need to pay for the full version to extract and transfer the data from iTunes backup file (damaged or not) successfully.
Now let me show you the detailed steps about how to export the data from iTunes backup files for backup.
Step 1: Install and run the full version of the iFonebox, and choose the recovery mode of “Recover from iTunes Backup” and you will be presented to an interface asking to choose the iTunes backup file. Click “ Select” besides the backup file you want to recover data from.
Step 2: iFonebox will then list all the supported data types on the next interface after you choose the iTunes backup file. Choose the data you want to recover or check “Recover All” to recover all the data to your computer.
Step 3: If you check “Recover All”, you need to locate a destination folder for all the exported data or just use the one defaulted by iFonebox. If you choose certain type of data to recover, you can take a preview before the transferring.
Note: If you are trying to recover from a damaged iTunes backup file, not all the data can be scanned and exported successfully. So the most secure way to prevent your data from losing is to create additional backup for your iPhone or iPad in addition to iTunes backup file.