To tell the truth, you are not allowed to view or extract specific contents from iCloud backup and the only way to access them is to restore your device with that backup. But it requires you to erase your device first. From this we can see that the traditional "all or nothing" mode of accessing iCloud backup is quite troublesome.
Fortunately, there're some programs developed to extract specific data from iCloud backup without restoring and iFonebox is just a well-known one. As a professional iOS backup extractor, it’s designed to help you retrieve 17 file types including photos, videos, phone numbers, voice memos, call history, safari history, reminders, calendar events, WeChat data, WhatsApp data, etc. It can also be used as a data recovery tool empowering you to get lost data back from your iPhone/iPad/iPod touch directly even if you don’t have any backup.
See some of its other key features:
- Three powerful and reliable working modes: recover from iOS device, recover from iTunes backup, recover from iCloud backup
- It’s suitable for almost all kinds of iOS device, including iPhone XS, iPhone XR, iPhone XS Max
- You can download the free trial version to find out your missing info before you purchase
- It allows you to choose specific data to recover without losing any existing data on your device
- It protects your personal information well, only you can access your data
Before we start the instructions, you need to download the program to your computer. iFonebox has two available versions: Windows version and Mac version. Please make sure to install the right version for your computer. Once you have installed the program, next I will show you how to download part of your iCloud backup without changing anything on your device.
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 “Voice Memos” 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 memos you want and click “Recover to pc”, then the instruction is accomplished.