iOS 8, Apple’s latest major mobile operating system for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch that has been a free update available on September 17 for the iPhone 4s, and everything launched since then. Many apple fans have tried it. But when updating to iOS 8, the most terrible thing is that it failed in the process so that you will lost all the data in your device. Here we will give you the tip before update to iOS 8 and the solution to recover your lost data in case you failed to upgrade to iOS 8.
First, remember to make backup of your device in iTunes before updating to iOS 8. This is the basic way to avoid data losing. Then if you unluckily lost all the data in your device, you just need an easy-to-use software, iFonebox, to help you retrieve these data in iTunes and make them accessible. This software could retrieve iTunes backup data either your iPhone lost, or iTunes backup file corrupted.
Free download the trail version to have a try and see if iFonebox could help you to retrieve lost data when update to iOS 8.
Recover iOS device lost data when upgrade to iOS 8
Step 1: Choose Recovery Mode
After installing iFonebox on your computer, launch it and it will ask you to choose the recovery mode. As most lost data due to updating ios version could not be recovered by scanning device directly, here we choose “Recover from iTunes Backup” as the recovery mode.
Step 2: Choose iTunes Backup
Then all the iTunes backup files which you have synced your iPhone/iPad/iPod with this computer will be found and displayed here. Select the one for your iPhone and hit on “Start Scan” to get the details.
Step 3: Preview and Recover iTunes backup data
After scanning finished, all files in iTunes backup are extracted including camera roll, contacts, messages, notes，voice memos and so on. Just tick off what you need and click “Recover” button to extract and recover these data to your computer save as readable file format.