Guide for How to Recover Lost/Deleted File from iPhone on Mac
iBeesoft iPhone Data Recovery software for Mac has integrated all the solutions for iPhone data recovery on Windows or Mac, covering scanning iPhone directly for the lost or deleted files, extract files from iTunes backup files or iCloud backup files. Here in the following, we’ll see how to use the best iPhone data recovery software for Mac to recover files from iPhone on Mac when iPhone is stolen, damaged, deleted files, stuck at Apple logo, etc. Select the right mode according to your situation.
- Quick Navigation
- Part 1. Recover Files from iOS Devices on Mac (Available for iPhone/iPad/iPod touch)
- Part 2. Recover iPhone Files by Extracting Files from iTunes Backup
- Part 3. Recover iPhone Data from iCloud Backup Files
Part 1. Recover Deleted/Lost Files from iOS Devices on Mac
Scenarios: if you deleted the files directly from your iPhone and realized that you need to do the iPhone data recovery for Mac, then please select "Recover from iOS". It means you will use the data recovery software to scan your iPhone for the deleted or lost files on Mac.
Note: after you see you’ve deleted or lost files from iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, stop using your iPhone and follow the steps below. Stopping using your iPhone will avoid lost or deleted data are overwritten again, making it a big chance for you to recover the target files on Mac.
- Install iBeesoft iPhone Data Recovery for Mac
- Scan Your iPhone (iPad/iPod touch)
- Preview and Recover iPhone Files on Mac
Get the iBeesoft iPhone Data Recovery for Mac installation package and then install it on your Mac. Please set your Mac preferences as install applications from both App Store and trusted sources in Settings. Since any data recovery tool violates Apple’s user agreement items, they are not available at the App Store.
Use a digital cable to connect your iPhone with your Mac. Launch iBeesoft iPhone Data Recovery Mac version. From the first window, select "Recover from iOS Device". The software will detect your iPhone automatically. If not, please check out whether you have enabled the option "Trust this computer" option on your iPhone and typed in the password or not. Click "Scan" to let the tool scanning for lost files on Mac.
It takes a while for the APP to scan iPhone for the deleted or lost files. During the scanning iphone data recovery Mac process, the software will sort all your files into categories and put into a directory on the left. You can preview the files on the right side. When finding the target files, select them and click "Recover" to save them on your Mac.
Note: if the target files are not found by scanning your iPhone directly, please try to recover them by extracting from iTunes or iCloud backup files.
Part 2. Recover iPhone Files by Extracting Files from iTunes Backup
Scenarios: If your iPhone is stolen, damaged, the system crashed, or any other scenarios you can’t access to iPhone, try to recover the data on Mac by extracting from iTunes Backup if you had made backup files before.
- Select an iTunes Backup File Which Covers the Target Files
- Preview and Recover Deleted iPhone Files from iTunes Backup
Launch iBeesoft iPhone Data Recovery for Mac. In the start window, select "Recover from iTunes". It means you’re going to extract files from an iTunes backup file. The program will detect all of your iTunes backup files available on the Mac. You need to select the one that covers the files from the iTunes backup files list. Click "Scan".
After a while, you can see all files in the iTunes backup file are extracted and sorted into a category. You can filter the target files by selecting the file type in the left panel, and preview them on the left panel. Select the target files and click "Recover" to save them on your Mac.
Part 3. Recover iPhone Data from iCloud Backup Files
Scenarios: when iPhone is damaged, stolen, in access to iPhone, or you’ve enabled iCloud backup all the time, you can make full use of iCloud backup by extracting files from it.
- Log in iCloud Account
- Download iCloud Backup File on Mac
- Recover iPhone Files from iCloud Backup
Launch the iBeesoft iPhone Data Recovery software on Mac. From the first window, click "Recover from iCloud". Next, log in your iCloud account, letting the utility find and display all iCloud backup files.
After you log in iCloud account, the software will display all the iCloud backup file available there. Select the one that contains your the target files and download it.
After downloading the iCloud backup file, the Mac iPhone data recovery begins to extract the files. When it is over, select files to preview. Select the target files and click "Recover" to save them on your Mac.