How to Recover Deleted iPhone Backup with Two Simple Methods

Sometimes you may delete iTunes backup for freeing more memory, but later find some precious files in the deleted backup desperately in need. How to recover deleted iPhone backup? Here we will introduce you 2 methods to recover your deleted iPhone backup.

By Gigi Albert | Posted: May. 09, 2018, Last Updated: Jul. 05, 2018
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Q: Hi! I had backed up my iPhone but accidentally deleted the backup somehow before restoring it to my updated iPhone. When I tried to recover the backup to my iPhone, I find that my iPhone backup is not there to select. These data mean so much to me, is there any way I can restore the deleted backup?

–A question from Apple communities

iPhone backup plays an important repository role in your life, which stores all files of your iPhone. But sometimes you may lose your iPhone backup like the Apple user we mentioned above. Furthermore, some wrong operations can also lead to the loss of iPhone backup like mistaken delete, computer crash or iTunes quit unexpectedly during the process of backing up. Having no idea how to recover deleted iPhone backup when you want to find your data back may drive you crazy.

In fact, your main purpose of recovering deleted iPhone backup is to find the precious data in it. If you had tried every possible to retrieve but receive nothing. Don’t worry! In this guide, we will introduce two methods to help you find the deleted data back.

Method 1 How to Recover Deleted iPhone Backup with iCloud

In general, you backup your iPhone on iTunes or iCloud. When you lost your iPhone backup accidentally and want to get it back, the first idea comes to your mind is to check whether you have backed up your iPhone on iCloud. If you have, you can recover from iCloud. In this part, we will tell you how to recover deleted iPhone backup with iCloud. With only a few steps you can find your lost data back, easily and quickly! If you haven’t, you can directly go to Method 2.

With this method, you have to reset the entire device and you will lose all the existing data on your iPhone.

Step 1 Go to Settings > General > Tap Reset > Choose Erase All Content and Settings > Enter your password.

How to Recover Lost iPhone Backup with iCloud – Step 1

How to Recover Lost iPhone Backup with iCloud – Step 1

Step 2 When the iPhone powers on again, follow the on-screen instruction to set up the device. When you get to App & Data screen > Click “Restore from iCloud Backup” > Sign in to iCloud > Choose the one contains the data you need to restore.

How to Recover Lost iPhone Backup with iCloud – Step 2

How to Recover Lost iPhone Backup with iCloud – Step 2

According to the above passage, it’s no doubt that iCloud can bring your deleted backup back to you. But with this method, you have to reset the entire device and you will lose all the existing data on the device.

So you may wonder is it possible to recover deleted iPhone backup without erasing current data? Yes, it’s possible! You can make it with some professional recovery tools, such as an award-winning iOS data recovery tool – PhoneRescue for iOS, which can help you restore deleted iPhone backup without erasing any data on your iPhone. In the following page, we will give the method, just follow us to recover your deleted iPhone backup.

Method 2 How to Recover Deleted iPhone Backup with PhoneRescue for iOS

With PhoneRescue for iOS, you can easily recover your lost iPhone backup data from your iPhone directly, even without a backup. And it brings you more benefits like:

Before starting to recover, you should know some info: PhoneRescue for iOS can only find the data that not have been overwritten, so you should stop using your iPhone or put it in Airplane Mode.

Step 1 Download and install PhoneRescue for iOS on the computer, connect your device to the computer.

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Step 2 Select Recover from iOS Device and click the Right Arrow button to continue.

How to Recover Lost iPhone Backup with PhoneRescue for iOS - Step 2

How to Recover Lost iPhone Backup with PhoneRescue for iOS – Step 2

Step 3 Select the type of data you want to recover. You can select all. And click on OK.

How to Recover Lost iPhone Backup with PhoneRescue for iOS - Step 3

How to Recover Lost iPhone Backup with PhoneRescue for iOS – Step 3

Step 4 PhoneRescue for iOS would show you all items, including the lost one. You can choose what you want and click To Device or To Computer.

How to Recover Lost iPhone Backup with PhoneRescue for iOS - Step 4

How to Recover Lost iPhone Backup with PhoneRescue for iOS – Step 4

The Bottom Line

Through the guide we mentioned above, you must have known how to recover deleted iPhone backup. Once you delete your iPhone backup accidentally, iMobie PhoneRescue will help you get it back in minutes. Moreover, it has “60 Days Money Back Guarantee” and “Lifetime Free Upgrade Guarantee”. Why not download and use it to recover your deleted iPhone backup now?

Gigi Albert

Member of iMobie team, a professional editor, is interested in solving iOS & Android related problems by writing various tutorials.

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