How to Recover iPhone data on Windows

Losing your personal data is always a nightmare especially if it contained pictures of your vacations, friends, or loved ones. Of course losing other data than pictures is also something you really do not want. Therefor we are going to explain how to recover iPhone data using your Windows computer in this article. We are going to use FoneLab’s software who also sponsored this article for WindowsInstructed. There are quite a lot of recovery programs. Could this be the Best iPhone Data Recovery solution for Windows?

FoneLab is available for Windows and Mac. We will of course take a look at the Windows version and explain how it works and how you can use it to recover files from your iPhone.

FoneLab can restore the following information from your mobile phone:

Text Content (10 types): Contacts, Text Messages/iMessages, Call history, Calendar, Notes, Reminder, Safari Bookmark, Safari History, WhatsApp, App Document

Media content (10 types): Camera Roll, Photo Library, Photo Stream, Message Attachments, Voice memos, WhatsApp Attachments, Voicemail, App Photos, App Videos, App Audio

How to recover lost media from your iPhone using FoneLab.

The first step is of course (if you haven’t already yet) to install FoneLab on your Windows device. You can find the download link here. You can also just use the trail version first to determine if it’s able to recover files from you iPhone before buying the quite expensive tool.

Once you’ve installed the program connect your iPhone or iPad to your computer and start the program. You should see the screen as displayed below. If you see that click on Start Scan and FoneLab will begin scanning your device and try to find data.

How to Recover iPhone data on Windows How to Recover iPhone data on Windows

After a while you will receive the scan results nicely divided in different categories like media, text messages and so on. You can now choose which files you want to keep, which messages you want to recover. You can choose to recover everything but you can also choose to recover only certain files / messages.

How to Recover iPhone data on Windows How to Recover iPhone data on Windows

As you can see media can come from the Camera Roll, Photo Stream, Photo Library, WhatsApp, WhatsApp Attachments, Notes, Calendar and so on. Those are just a handful of places you can recover data from. Once you’ve decided which files you want to keep you can click on the recover button and the recovery process of the files you have picked will begin. Depending on your systems performance this will only take a couple of minutes.

However it can not only restore files on your iPhone itself. It’s also able to recover files from iCloud and Photo stream back to your mobile phone with a single click of a button.

Locked iPhone

The tool si also able to recover files and personal data from your locked iphone. If you want to recover those precious holiday / personal memories then FoneLab iPhone recovery should be able to help you as well.

How to Recover iPhone data on Windows How to Recover iPhone data on Windows

The steps for getting into your phone’s recovery mode are explained very good in the program and their isn’t much you’ll have to do before you can recover your files.

We loved using the program and by following these simple steps we are quite sure that you will be able to recover your files from your phone. However if you do need help than FoneLab and WindowsInstructed would love to help you.

Supported devices: iPhone 7, iPhone SE, iPhone 6s/6s Plus, iPhone 6/6 Plus, iPhone 5s/5c/5, iPhone 4s, iPad Pro, iPad Air 2/1iPad mini 4/3/2/1, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPad 1, iPod touch 4, iPad 4/3/2, iPod touch 5, iPod touch 6

Supported Features: recover deleted iMessages, recovery locked iPhones, recover pictures, backup from iCloud, retrieve deleted text messages on iPhone and much more

Full disclaimer; This is a sponsored post. However opinions expressed are those of the reviewer and not of the publisher.

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Yuri Pustjens
Yuri Pustjens
2014, 2015 & 2016 Microsoft Most Valuable Professional Windows Yuri specializes in troubleshooting (crash analysis and devices), system resource utilisation and system performance. He is also very interested in Customer Security. Yuri can be found as Windows Community Moderator and Wiki Author on Microsoft Answers and is active on different communities all across the web.

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