3 Methods on How to Recover Data from iPhone After Factory Reset

How to recover data after factory reset? This post will show you 3 reliable ways to recover data from iPhone after factory reset without effort.

By Bella Miller | Posted on: Aug. 08, 2018, Last Updated: Sep. 03, 2018
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Hi, I am wondering how to recover data from iPhone 7 after factory reset. For some reasons, i did factory reset on my iPhone 7, some precious photos, text messages, WhatsApp messages, etc. are gone. How to recover them? Thanks a lot.

Just like above user, it’s very common that sometimes we need to restore our iPhone to factory setting, say, your iPhone stuck on recovery mode when update to new iOS. The most annoying thing is that your vital iPhone data can be erased before the resetting process. Then how do you recover data after factory reset? Read this guide to get 3 reliable and simple solutions.

Also Read: Top 5 Best iPhone Data Recovery Software Review >

To recover data from iPhone after factory reset with iTunes and iCloud, you must have made an iTunes/iCloud backup before factory reset. Also, since it will be a full restore, and Apple offers no way for you to check the backup files, you have to be 100% sure that the iTunes/iCloud backup you choose to restore from do contain the data you want to recover. Otherwise, the backup files will overwritten the lost files on your device, and lead to these files lose eternally.

If you’re not sure the backup files, move to Method 3 to recover data after factory reset without backup.

Method 1. Recover Data from iPhone After Factory Reset – iTunes Backup

Step 1 Open iTunes on your computer > Connect your iPhone to the computer with a USB cable > Click on the Device icon when iTunes recognised your iPhone successfully.

Step 2 Click “Restore Backup” button > Choose the backup that contains the files you want to restore > Click “Restore” button to start the restoring process.

Recover Data from iPhone After Factory Reset - iTunes Backup

Recover Data from iPhone After Factory Reset – iTunes Backup

Method 2. Recover Data from iPhone After Factory Reset – iCloud Backup

Step 1 Turn on your iPhone > Go to Settings > General > Tap on Reset > Reset All Content and Settings.

Step 2 Reach the Apps & Data screen and tap Restore from iCloud Backup > Sign in to iCloud > Choose backup > Select the iCloud backup contains the data you want to restore.

Recover Data After Factory Reset - iCloud Backup

Recover Data After Factory Reset – iCloud Backup

Method 3. How to Recover Data from iPhone After Factory Reset without Backup

If you have made no available backup, or can’t be sure the backup files you made, try PhoneRescue – iOS data recovery to directly recover data without backup. PhoneRescue for iOS is recognised as the #1 iOS data recovery tool, as it has helped millions of iOS users recover wanted files successfully.

With PhoneRescue for iOS, you can recover up to 31 file types from your iPhone directly, including photos, contacts, messages, iMessages, notes, videos, WhatsApp messages, call logs, etc. Now, let’s see how to recover recover data after factory reset, even without backup.

Step 1 Free Download PhoneRescue for iOS on your computer firstly (you can directly click the Download button below) > Open it.

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Step 2 Connect your iPhone to the computer with USB cable >Choose Recover from iTunes Backup > Click Right Arrow to continue.

How to Recover Data from iPhone After Factory Reset without Backup - Step 2

How to Recover Data from iPhone After Factory Reset without Backup – Step 2

Step 3 Check the file types you want to recover > Click OK button to proceed.

How to Recover Data from iPhone After Factory Reset without Backup - Step 3

How to Recover Data from iPhone After Factory Reset without Backup – Step 3

Step 4 Preview and select the data you prefer > Click Recover to Device to recover the lost data to correspond app on iPhone/iPad directly, or click Recover to Computer button to store them on your computer for a backup.

How to Recover Data from iPhone After Factory Reset without Backup - Step 4

How to Recover Data from iPhone After Factory Reset without Backup – Step 4

The Bottom Line

As you can see above, Method 3 could be the safest way to recover data after factory reset. If you will have other data recovery needs, like locked iPhone data recovery, water damaged iPhone data recovery, etc. turn to PhoneRescue for iOS to help you make it easily.

Bella Miller

A senior editor, an Apple fan at iMobie Inc.. I love both dancing and helping users to solve iOS & Android related issues by writing various types of tutorials.

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