Searching for a way to recover data from locked/disabled iPhone? In this tutorial, we are going to share you a reliable and efficient method to help you recover data from locked/disabled iPhone in minutes.
To prevent any access from others and protect our privacy information at the same time, almost all iPhone users would like to set a password on their device. Some of you may even change the password regularly to ensure security. But if you forget your password accidentally, you will not be able to use your iPhone, let alone access any of the data on it.
So, if you’re looking for methods to extract/get data from the locked/disabled iPhone, this page is coming to help. Since nobody wants data loss thus here in this guide, we’ll share you 2 methods about how to recover data from locked or disabled iPhone without data loss.
Certainly Yes!! Once you have installed iTunes on your computer and connected your iPhone with USB cable, your iPhone would have backed up all your iPhone data on the computer. What’s more, every time you connect your iPhone to the computer, iTunes would auto-backup your iPhone data. However, if you did not install iTunes and definitely no PC backups, there are still some other backups you may have.
iPhone has an Automatic sync function. It means when your iPhone was in charge, connected WiFi and locked. Your data would have auto-synced to iCloud. However, every iPhone user only has 5G iCloud default space. It is to say that you only have 5G data on your iCloud and it might not the latest data you own on your iPhone if you did not purchase the iCloud storage.
As we mentioned above, you can only restore your disabled/locked iPhone through backups after you re-enable your device. You can follow Apple’s way to enable your locked/disabled iPhone.
If you find out your iPhone had backed up, you can erase your iPhone to re-enable your iPhone and restore your data from your backups. You can also use Apple’s way to restore your iPhone with backups, but you couldn’t preview your data and restore the data selectively. As a professional data recovery tool, PhoneRescue for iOS would be a nicer choice to recover your data from backups.
First of all, you may make sure that your iPhone can be recognized by computer. PhoneRescue for iOS will check out if you have a backup or not.
Free download PhoneRescue for iOS on your computer prior, and then follow the detailed tutorial below to see how to recover data from your locked/disabled iPhone/iPad in just 3 simple steps.
Launch PhoneRescue for iOS on your Mac/PC computer and connect your locked/disabled iPhone/iPad to the computer via its USB cable > Choose Recover from iOS Device option and click Scan button on the bottom right corner.
Check the categories you want to recover > Click OK button to proceed.
Preview and select the data you want to recover after the scanning process completes > Click To Device button to recover them to iPhone’s correspond app directly, or you can choose to store them on your computer by clicking To Computer button.
Also, you can recover the locked iPhone data from your backup if you have one. If not, don’t worry, you can also make it with ease. All you need to do is 3 steps.
If you have backed up your iPhone in iTunes before and haven’t restart your iPhone after you connected it to iTunes in the last time, then iTunes won’t ask you to enter your password to back up the device again. So, you’re lucky enough to back up your locked iPhone with iTunes as usual.
After making a full backup of the locked/disable iPhone data, now you can erase your iPhone without worries. To erase a locked iPhone or a disable iPhone, you can use iTunes or iCloud to easily make it. If you’re not very clear about how to do, you can follow this step-by-step tutorial.
Now, your iPhone is unlocked, but there is no data on it. To get back your data to the iPhone, you can restore the backup you’ve made before by using iTunes. Certainly, you can also use the iTunes alternative – PhoneRescue for iOS to selectively and quickly restore accurate data from the backup to your iPhone. Here is how to do it.
Download and install PhoneRescue for iOS on your Mac or PC computer > Launch it and select Recover from iTunes Backup. (If already install it, you can open it directly.) > Connect your iPhone to the computer and click the arrow button.
Select the backup you made in advance > Click Right Arrow > Check the file categories you prefer > Click OK button to scan the backup files.
Preview and select data you want to restore to your unlocked iPhone > Click To Device button at the right bottom corner.
If your device is just locked but not being disabled, you could also try to unlock the screen passcode. Here’s an iPhone password unlocker called AnyUnlock developed by iMobie. This tool can help you to remove iOS devices screen passcode, unlock iTunes backup password, remove the Screen Time, and remove Apple ID. If you are interested in AnyUnlock, download this tool and follow the steps below to see how to remove your iPhone screen passcode.
Before we start, there’s something you need to pay attention to:
Launch AnyUnlock on your computer, and connect your iPhone to it. When AnyUnlock has detected your device, click “Unlock Screen Passcode”.
Click Start then download the iOS firmware, this is for unlocking the screen passcode. It might take a long time to download the package, so please just keep patient.
When the firmware downloading is finished, click the “Unlock Now” option. Then AnyUnlock will unlock the screen passcode automatically. Please do not disconnect your device until it restarts.
And when the recovery process is completed, you will see the “Screen passcode removed successfully” interface.
As you can see from above, with PhoneRescue for iOS, it is easy enough to recover data from a locked/disabled iPhone with or without backup. These methods also applying for iPad. So, don’t hesitate to have a try now. The sooner you act, the higher success rate you will get. Ok, as a mobile phone user, some risks you may have encountered. Therefore, usually backing up your device will ensure the memories/information matters to you are always on your back.
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