How to Recover Deleted Voice Memos on iPhone X/8 with/without Backup

Wondering about how to recover deleted voice memos on iPhone X/8? This guide will share you a reliable and simple way to recover deleted voice memos on X/8 even without backup.

By Bella Miller | Posted on: Nov. 26, 2018, Last Updated: Nov. 26, 2018

Both conveniently and speedily, people are prefer to use Voice Memos to record favorite songs, someone’s voice, important talks, etc. But the files on our iPhone including those important voice memos are quite easy to get lost due to various reasons, such as iOS update failure, device crush, accidental deletion, etc.

When such terrible situations happen, how to get back the deleted voice memos could be your primary concern, especially for these users who haven’t made any backup in advance. Worry not. In the following guide, we will show a reliable yet efficient method to help you recover deleted voice memos on iPhone X/8, even without any backup. Also, share you detailed steps to recover voice memos on iPhone X or iPhone 8 (Plus) with iTunes and iCloud backup.

Also Read: How to Recover Deleted Photos from iPhone 8/iPhone X with/without Backup >

PhoneRescue – iPhone Voice Memos Recovery Tool

Download this #1 iOS data recovery tool prior, and then follow this guide to retrieve deleted voice memos on iPhone X or iPhone 8 (Plus) with great ease, no matter you have backup or not.

How to Recover Deleted Voice Memos on iPhone X/8 without Backup

For these users who have made no backup before, don’t want to erase existing data on device before recovering, or don’t want to do a full restore, try some professional iPhone data recovery tool is the only available way. And here we highly recommend PhoneRescue – iOS data Recovery, which has been trusted by million of iOS users for data recovery, and below are it’s outstanding features on iPhone voice memos recovery.

  1. It helps you successfully retrieve all deleted voice memos in 1 click without wiping anything. The whole process just takes you a few minutes.
  2. It allows you to recover only deleted voice memos. Also, it supports previewing and selecting the deleted voice memos before recovering, which makes it possible for you to recover the one(s) you prefer.
  3. It offers you 3 recovery modes: Recover from iOS Device (without backup), Recover from iTunes Backup (without erasing data), Recover from iCloud Backup  (without erasing data).
  4. Besides voice memos, it also supports recovering other up to 31 iOS data, including photos, messages, contacts, videos, etc.

Step 1 Free Download PhoneRescue for iOS on your Mac/PC (or click the Download button below) > Connect your iPhone X/8 to the computer via USB cable and choose Recover from iOS Device mode > Click on Right Arrow.

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Recover Deleted Voice Memos on iPhone X/8 without Backup – Step 1

Recover Deleted Voice Memos on iPhone X/8 without Backup – Step 1

Step 2 Check Voice Memos only > Click on OK button to scan the deleted voice memos on your iPhone. If you also want to recover other data, just check the file categories.

Recover Deleted Voice Memos on iPhone X/8 without Backup – Step 2

Recover Deleted Voice Memos on iPhone X/8 without Backup – Step 2

Step 3 Preview and select the voice memos you want to recover > Click on To Computer button to recover them now.

Recover Deleted Voice Memos on iPhone X/8 without Backup – Step 2

Recover Deleted Voice Memos on iPhone X/8 without Backup – Step 3

Before trying the traditional ways ( Method 2 and Method 3), there are something important you must clear,

  1. Both the two ways require you to wipe all current data on your iPhone 8/X completely before recovering, and these wiped files can’t be recovered anymore.
  2. They will be a blindly full restore. You can’t restore only deleted voice memos.
  3. Apple offers no way for you to preview the backup files. If you choose a wrong backup that not include the deleted voice memos to restore from, you’ll lose everything on your iPhone and can’t retrieve the lost voice memos either.

Method 2. How to Recover Deleted Voice Memos on iPhone X/8 with iTunes

Step 1 Run iTunes on your computer > Connect your iPhone to the computer with its USB cable.

Step 2 Click the Device icon when it appears > Select Restore Backup option > Choose the backup that stores your lost voice memos.

How to Recover Deleted Voice Memos on iPhone X/8 with iTunes

How to Recover Deleted Voice Memos on iPhone X/8 with iTunes

Step 3 Click on Restore button and wait for a while. Keep your iPhone X/8 connected and wait for the progress to complete.

Method 3. How to Recover Deleted Voice Memos on iPhone X/8 with iCloud

Step 1 Go to Settings on your iPhone > “General” > Scroll down and choose “Reset” > “Erase All Content and Settings”.

Step 2 Follow the setup steps to reach the “Apps & Data screen” > Select the “Restore from iCloud Backup” option > Log in your iCloud account (Apple ID).

How to Recover Deleted Voice Memos on iPhone X/8 with iCloud

Recover Deleted Voice Memos on iPhone X/8 with iCloud

Step 3 “Choose backup” > Select the backup stores your lost voice memos to restore to your iPhone. Try to connect often to Wi-Fi and power to let the process complete.

The Bottom Line

With above detailed steps, you may have successfully recovered all wanted voice memos on your iPhone X/8. And as you can see, PhoneRescue – iOS Data Recovery can help you easily recover your lost files. So, just give it a try now in case you will need to recover other files on your iPhone X/8 one day.

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.