iTunes, as the official application to manage data among iOS devices, is very common to be used to sync iOS data to iTunes for backup or share among iPhone/iPad/iPod devices. However, what if you have mistakenly deleted the files on your iDevice, or your device gets stolen or damaged unluckily, or you want to transfer the contents from an old phone to a new phone, or other unexpected reasons? How do you extract iTunes backup for iOS device? So this article is about to show you how to extract iTunes backup for iOS device.
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To selectively extract iTunes backup without resetting the existing files on iOS device, here it is highly recommended to ask for help from a reliable and professional iTunes Backup Extractor - Coolmuster iOS Data Rescuer software for on iPhone, iPad or iPod.
With it, you can freely preview and select the desired contents from iTunes backup before extracting iTunes backup. What is worth mentioning is that this program enables you to recover lost or deleted files from iTunes backup for iOS device with resetting your iPhone, iPad or iPod.
Besides, you can access all kinds of files from iTunes backup with the program, including contacts, messages, calendars, photos, music, videos, notes, voice memos and etc from all generations of iOS devices, including iPhone X/8 Plus/8/7 Plus/7/6s Plus/6s/6 Plus/6/5S/SE, iPad Pro, the new iPad, iPad Air, iPad 2, iPad mini, iPod touch and etc.
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To extract iTunes backup for iOS device, you don't need to connect your iPhone, iPad or iPod to computer. But please be sure to use the computer that you have synced your device to iTunes with before. Because the program will help you detect the iTunes backup stored in your computer and recover them from iTunes backup.
Now, please follow the guide to restore iTunes backup file:
Step 1. Select the recovery mode
After downloading and installing the program on your computer, please launch it and switch to the recovery mode, namely "Recover from iTunes Backup File". Then you will get an interface as below with a list of iTunes backup files.
Now please select the iTunes backup of your device and hit "StartScan" button to scan all the files from the selected backup.
Step 2. Preview and select the wanted items for extracting
After quick scanning, the program will detect and show all the files from the selected iTunes backup. Now you can visit any file folder to preview the details of contents and select the wanted items to extract from iTunes backup.
Step 3. Start to extract iTunes backup selectively or wholly
You can either select some wanted contents from iTunes backup to extract or the whole iTunes backup files as you like. After selection, you can simple hit the "Recover" button to start to extract iTunes backup file for your iOS device.
Notes: To avoid the original iTunes backup file being overwritten or modified, please do not connect your iOS device to iTunes or computer, which may have your device sync to iTunes.
If you don't have an iTunes backup or iCloud backup, you can also use the above recommended program to recover lost or deleted data from iOS device with the mode named "Recover from iOS Device". And it is very easy to operate, too.
Here is how:
Step 1. Download the program on your computer and launch it.
Step 2. Get a USB cable to connect your device to computer. Then the program will detect your device. Just select the mode named "Recover from iOS Device" and hit "StartScan" option to scan your device for files, including the existing ones and lost ones.
Step 3. After scanning, you can visit any file folders to preview and select one or more items you want, then hit "Recover" button to save them on your computer immediately.
Thus you can recover the lost or deleted data from iOS device with iTunes backup files.