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Restore Lost/Deleted iPhone Data After iOS 7 Update

Since iOS 7 released, iPhone fanciers upgraded their iPhone, iPad, iPod from earlier versions to iOS 7 eagerly. Unfortunately, what surprises you most may be data loss problem instead of more useful and enjoyable experience after iOS update. How to fix this? Any solutions to restore lost/deleted iPhone data after iOS update?

What’s New in iOS 7?

iOS (previously iPhone OS) is a mobile operating system developed and distributed by Apple Inc. iOS is the foundation of iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Under the help of iOS, you can manage your iOS devices and life easily. iOS 7 is the latest one which owns great new features like Control Center, AirDrop for iOS, and smarter multitasking. In Apple official website, you can find more detailed iOS 7 features. Although iOS 7 bearing features that can better protect work and personal data, disaster about data loss may happen because of iOS 7 update. Situation one: unable to update or restore your iOS devices. You may be unable to update or restore your iOS devices, because iTunes cannot recognize your device. And then your device may be in recovery mode. However, your device will be erased and restored by recovery mode. If data has been synced with iTunes before, you can restore from iTunes backup easily. Situation two: lost iOS data surprisingly after iOS update. It isn’t rare to find that many iOS users seek help in forums, communities because their important contacts, messages, videos, photos, etc. are lost after upgrade iPhone 4/4s/5/5s/5c to iOS 7.

How to Restore Lost/Deleted iPhone Data in Windows?

There’re two ways to recover iPhone data after iOS 7 update: directly recover from iPhone, or extract data from iTunes backup. Here I’ll recommend you an iTunes data recovery tool for Windows which allows you to restore lost/deleted all models of iPhone, iPad, iPod touch data from iTunes backup files after iOS 7 upgrade. Almost all vital materials can be retrieved back, like contacts, SMS, photos, videos, voice memos, notes, bookmarks, call history. Meanwhile, it can not only recover data after iOS update, but also apply to other situations, such as broken devices, restoring to factory settings, jailbreak. Before learning the guide, you’d better download it firstly. You are allowed to have a free try before purchase. Trial version can scan backup, preview files and recover 5 items in each file type. Step 1 Download and install Softtote iTunes Recovery for Windows in the computer where backup files are stored.
Step 2 Run this iTunes backup extractor and select target backup to scan.
After launching this program, all iOS backup files in this computer will be imported automatically. All you need to do is specify one to scan by device name and other related information.
Select iTunes backup file to scan
Step 3 Select files to preview and recover.
Only a very short time, files will be found and displayed in order in the left column. And you can preview detailed information and thumbnails. If target files are retrieved, please click "Next" to select store path of recovered data.
Select files to preview and recover
As you can see, this powerful and user friendly iTunes data recovery software can restore lost or deleted iOS data efficiently. It is really a good helper for those iOS users working on Windows.