Recover iPhone Data
1.1 Recover iPhone Data
1.2 Recover Data from Water Damaged iPhone
1.3 Recover Data After iPhone Update
1.4 Recover Data from Bending iPhone
1.5 Recover Data After iPhone Factory Reset
1.6 Recover Data from Broken iPhone
1.7 Recover Data from Dead iPhone

How to Recover Data From Dead iPhone (with or without Backup)

Summary

How can I recover data from dead iPhone? Read this post and get a practical way to recover iOS data with or without backup when your iPhone is dead.

My iPhone 5 went completely dead yesterday. It wouldn't take a charge, nothing worked. It just died. I sent it to the Apple store and they pronounced it dead. But I had some family pictures and videos stored on the phone, is it possible to get them back? Do I still have a chance to recover data from my dead iPhone?

iPhone becoming dead is a common issue with iOS users over the world. After confirming iPhone is totally dead, it is very urgent to retrieve the important on iPhone, in case they lost forever.

Then, how can we recover these data from the dead iPhone?

Recover Data from Dead iPhone

How to Recover Data from a Dead iPhone

This article is going to show you how to recover data from an iPhone that is unresponsive. There are several things you can try to revive the device.

If you have made any backup before, iTunes backup or iCloud backup, you can directly restore iPhone with these backups. For people who have no habit of backing up iPhone, you can get help from a professional iPhone data Recovery tool.

Aiseesoft iPhone data recovery is designed to make it easy for you to recover data from your iOS device and gain access to your backup files either on iTunes or iCloud and extract data from them. Some of its features include the following.

FoneLab - iPhone Data Recovery For Mac

You can free download this program on your PC or Mac, and get the fool-proof solution to recover data from a dead iPhone in the following tutorial.

Part 1. Recover data from dead iPhone via iTunes backup

The first thought to recover data from dead iPhone is getting help from iTunes backup, provided that you have made backup with iTunes before. To restore the whole iTunes backup, all existing data will be erased on your iPhone, which can be quite inconvenient sometimes. With iPhone Data Recovery tool, you can selectively recover data from iTunes backup. Check the steps.

Step 1 Run iTunes Data Recovery tool

Run Dead iPhone Data Recovery program on your computer, choose iPhone Data Recovery feature on the main interface, and then select Recover from iTunes Backup File in the left panel.

Recover from iTunes Backup

How to recover data from dead iPhone - Choose Recover from iTunes backup

Step 2 Extract iTunes backup

All iTunes backup files will display with device name, latest backup data and serial number. From the backup files list, select the relevant one and click Start Scan.

Extract iTunes Backup

Recover data from dead iPhone X/8/7/6/5/4 - Scan iTunes backup

Step 3 Preview and recover dead iPhone data

When the scan results are presented, click any type of files on the left side to preview them one by one. Then, tick the files that you need and click Recover button. You can then transfer data from dead iPhone to PC, including photos, contacts, SMS, videos, call history, Safari bookmark, app documents, etc.

View and Recover Broken iPhone Data from iTunes Backup

How to recover data from dead iPhone - View and recover broken iPhone data from iTunes backup

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Part 2. Recover data from dead iPhone via iCloud backup

Another reliable way for dead iPhone data recovery is retrieving data from iCloud backup.

Step 1 Open iPhone Data Recovery

Choose "iPhone Data Recovery" feature on the main interface, then select "Recover from iCloud Backup File" mode from the left panel. Follow the instructions to sign in to iCloud with Apple ID and password.

Recover from iCloud Backup

How to recover data from dead iPhone - Choose recover from iCloud backup

Step 2 Scan iCloud backup

After you sign into iCloud, all iCloud backup files will display with name, latest backup data and iCloud account. Select an iCloud backup file from the list, and then click Download button to scan iCloud backup.

iCloud Backup Download

How to recover data from dead iPhone - Download iCloud backup

Step 3 Preview and recover data from iCloud backup

All iPhone files will be listed as different categories on the left. The deleted ones will be marked as red while the existing ones are black.

Select any data you want to extract, and then click Recover button, then you'll save all iCloud data to the computer.

Preview and Recover Data from iCloud Backup

Preview and recover data from dead iPhone in iCloud backup

Part 3. How to recover data from dead iPhone directly (without backup)

Never back up your iPhone with iTunes or iCloud before? Don't panic yet. iPhone Data Recovery tool offers you the option to recover data from dead iPhone without backup. Here is the step-by-step guide.

Step 1 Connect dead iPhone to the computer

Launch the Aiseesoft iPhone Data Recovery tool after you download and install it on your computer, Choose iPhone Data Recovery feature, and then connect your dead iPhone to the computer with a digital cable.

Connect iPhone to computer

Recover data from dead iPhone - Connect iPhone to computer

Step 2 Start scan iPhone

Click "Start Scan" button to scan all your iPhone data. Seconds later, the software will show you how many existing and deleted files have been found.

Step 3 Preview & recover data from dead iPhone

Found data will be displayed in categories, such as Camera Roll, Photo Stream, Contacts, Messages, etc. You can preview each of them one by one, and mark those you want to save them on your computer.

When everything is set, click Recover button. Then all files will be retrieved to computer.

Preview and recover data from dead iPhone

Preview and recover data from dead iPhone

In the article, we have mainly showed you how to recover data from dead iPhone. Whether you have iTunes or iCloud backup, or have no backup at all, you can use Aiseesoft FoneLab iPhone Data Recovery product to help you with it. Still have more questions? Feel free to leave your comments down below.

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August 20, 2018 08:28 / Updated by to iOS Recovery
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