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How to Extract iPhone Files from iTunes Backup

April 10, 2013 9:31 AM/Posted By to Tutorials Center

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Lost your iPhone? Your iPhone has gone to recovery mode and needs to reset? Lost parts of the files from your device while upgrading or synchronizing? Wanna recover files from your encrypted or corrupted iTunes backup? iTunes Backup Extractor can easily free all your worries with few simple clicks.
Normally, iTunes automatic generates backup files while you connect any of iOS devices with your PC. Which is to say iTunes synchronizes your iOS devices data to your computer in case that you would need to restore in emergency. However, iTunes backup is a special format file that you are not able to access like any other documents. At this time, iTunes Backup Extractor definitely offers great help to recover all the iPhone files including photos, videos, contacts, messages, call history, calendar, notes, reminders, voice memos and safari bookmarks from your iTunes backup. With iTunes Backup Extractor, all iPhone can be promptly recovered and saved to a new folder in your PC.
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Attention: Please note that DO NOT connect your iPhone with PC before you restore the iPhone files you need because iTunes may synced and backup new data which will overwrite your last backup.

Tutorial: How to Extract iPhone Backup from iTunes?

1

Extract iTunes backup

Run the iTunes Backup Extractor program and you will see the interface as below. Any apple mobile device such as iPhone, iPad, iPod touch will display here as long as it has been synced or backed up with iTunes. Select your iPhone and keep going with "StartScan".
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Preview iPhone Files

After scanning, all contents in your iTunes backup will be listed in categories, as Camera Roll, Photo Stream, Video, Contacts, Messages, Call History etc. Click an item, and preview the detailed information of corresponding category.
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3

Selectively recover data from iTunes

Check those you want to recover, and press the “Recover” button, there will pop up a window to let you select the save path. Then, you can preview details and make sure of the exact file you need to recover. Click "Recovery" to finish.
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So two tips for avoiding similar cases:
1. Backup your iPhone constantly in case you will need to restore any data unexpectedly.
2. Do NOT connect your iPhone to PC before you recover your missing files, in case that iTunes syncs and overwrites your last backup with lost data iPhone backup.

More about Myjad iTunes Backup Extractor

You must be wondering whether this program can extract all the files from all iOS devices. Bingo! You are right.
iTunes Backup Extractor finds all iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad and iPad mini backups in your PC and enable you to recover all your files with ease. Registered users and buy the full version to enjoy more benefits.
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