How to Get Data from Screen Damaged iPhone

It is indeed annoying and inconvenient when iPhone screen gets unresponsive, if you’re looking for the ways to get data from screen damaged iPhone, then keep reading this guide to grab practical methods.

By iMobie | Posted on: Dec. 28, 2018, Last Updated: Dec. 28, 2018

Many unexpected reasons may cause your iPhone screen gets unresponsive, such as drop it on the ground, sprinkle water on it, squeeze it with some hard objects, etc. When your iPhone gets shattered, especially if you think it might be dead, what you think first is data the data on it rather than the phone itself. Then, how to get data from iPhone when screen is unresponsive?

1. Get Data When iPhone Screen Is Unresponsive But Still Workable

If your iPhone screen gets unresponsive but still workable, then it will be easy to export data from your iPhone to a computer. You know that you can back up your iPhone to a computer for preservation but iTunes doesn’t allow you to check the backup details. So, here we share you another method to get data from screen damaged iPhone. PhoneRescue for iOS is one of the best iPhone data recovery software that can help you easily get what you want from your iPhone. Not only all the existing data but including deleted data as well.

Now, let’s see how you can get data from iPhone when the screen is unresponsive with 3 simple steps.

Step 1 Run PhoneRescue and connect your iPhone.

Download and install PhoneRescue for iOS on your computer, connect your iPhone and select Recover from iOS Device after launching the program.

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Get Data When iPhone Screen Is Unresponsive - Step 1

Get Data When iPhone Screen Is Unresponsive – Step 1

Step 2 Scan your iPhone content.

Select the type of data you want to recover and then click on the OK button to start scanning.

Get Data When iPhone Screen Is Unresponsive - Step 2

Get Data When iPhone Screen Is Unresponsive – Step 2

Step 3 Preview and get the data.

After scanning, all the deleted and current data on your iPhone will be displayed on the windows. Preview and choose the data you want to recover and then click the To Computer button to export them from your iPhone to the computer for preservation.

Get Data When iPhone Screen Is Unresponsive - Step 3

Get Data When iPhone Screen Is Unresponsive – Step 3

2. Get Data When iPhone Screen Is Totally Unresponsive

What if your iPhone screen gets totally unresponsive? Don’t worry. You still have two options to retrieve data from your iPhone. Yes, it’s obvious we will taking about restoring from iTunes or iCloud backup. However, what we going to talk about is not the traditional restoring, which won’t bring any data loss and settings change. Plus, this restoring allows you to access and preview backup content details, and you can save them to your computer for preservation.

Additionally, you might get a doubt how can I get all the iPhone data from backup since the backup you made before doesn’t contain the newly generated data. But, don’t be panic, read on.

2.1 Get Data from iPhone When Screen Is Unresponsive via iCloud

If you’ve already enabled iCloud backup features on your iPhone and set up auto backup by weeks or months, only then you’ll get a full backup of all your iPhone data. But the premise is your phone won’t go to die before that time. So, you see, it’s a little risky. The better choice is to restore from the current iCloud backup right now, recovering as much data as you can. Check the detailed steps on restoring from iCloud backup >

2.2 Get Data from iPhone When Screen Is Unresponsive via iTunes

If you’re going to restore data from iTunes backup, you may also have the chance to recover all your iPhone content. What you need to do at first is to make a full backup of your iPhone. That is still possible and you follow this guide to make it. After that, you can restore data from the full iTunes backup >

The Bottom Line

When your iPhone screen becomes unresponsive, you don’t have to feel miserable anymore because you can efficiently get data from iPhone with the aid of PhoneRescue for iOS. Choose the method fits you most. If you have any other better solution, welcome to share in the comment section.

iMobie

Member of iMobie team, an Apple fan as well as an anime lover. Like to share solutions on iOS and Android related problems.