I had a nightmare this morning when updating my iPhone 7 to the latest iOS 11 via iTunes on a Windows PC. Some errors happened and the update failed, then I found I lost almost all my data on device unexpectedly. Can anyone give me some advices to get them back from backup selectively? Thanks!
You might have encountered instances of data missing and have no idea to selectively restore data from backup if iPhone 7 fail to update to iOS 11. Actually, this kind of predicament is quite common for iPhone users. Don’t be panic, here’re several tips for you before each update.
- Extremely important to back up iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch before an update.
- Check your power before updating to iOS 11
- Check available storage to prevent data loss against failure of iOS 11 update.
- Update your device in a stable and favorable network environment, or upgrade with iTunes if necessary.
Above tips only minimize the possibility of data loss, if your iPhone 7 fail to update to iOS 11 unfortunately, you need a professional iOS data recovery software to alternatively recover data from backup. Compared to traditional recovery method, you seem have no choice but to restore the whole backup, which would wipe out all existing data on your device. With iFonebox, you’re allowed to get only desired data back, how exciting!
In addition to selectively retrieve data from backup if iPhone 7 unable to update to iOS 11, iFonebox is also a splendid transferring tool for iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. Assume that you don’t have sufficient storage or you’re going to transfer photos to computer for editing purpose, then you can totally trust iFonebox to complete the task without having to do so much.
iFonebox is fully compatible with Win and Mac, iTunes and iOS 6 or higher system, you’re able to install the program from official website or here, just make sure to download the right version for your computer.
Method One: Recover Data from iTunes Backup
Step One: Launch Program. Click Recover from iTunes Backup File, you’ll see all backups you have listed in the interface, choose the most relevant with your lost data, then click "Select" button to begin.
Step Two: Scan data. It will scan automatically after you click the specific icon, it might take your some time because the capacity of data usually can’t be ignored, and the duration depends on the amount of your data. If you want to recover your whole iTunes backup, please click Recover All at the right corner of the interface.
Step Three: Recover numbers. Now it’s time to recover your desired data from backup, choose the item you want to restore and click the Recover to PC button in the bottom right corner of the interface.
Method Two: Recover Data from iCloud Backup
Step 1: Run iFonebox and Sign in with your Apple ID
Turn on the iFonebox after completing the download, then just click the Recover from iCloud Backup at the upper-right corner of the interface. You’ll be asked to sign in with your Apple ID account and password correctly.
Step 2: Scan the data that you want to recover
Click on Messages item to start scanning automatically. You’ll be required to wait patiently while the circle is rotating continually and quickly.
Step 3: Check and recover your missing data
It’s time to get your missing data on iPhone back, all you need is select the information you want and click the Recover to PC, then the task is accomplished.