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As an iPhone user, you may experience different issues and problems that may possibly push you to grab a backup extractor. You may need one if you have accidentally, or even purposely, deleted your music, contacts, photos, messages, notes, and other files on your phone. Losing your iPhone and needing badly the data in it is a reason enough to push you to get a iPhone backup extractor. Keep in mind, however, that no iPhone backup extractor will work if you haven't created backups or synced with iTunes before such unfortunate events that caused the loss of your data happened. It is also important to note that while iTunes is an effective piece of software to create backups for your iPhone's data, the backup files it creates aren't readable by any built-in file opener or reader such as Windows Explorer or Finder. In this case, you'll really have to use an iPhone backup extractor to be able to open the backups you've created with iTunes, see all its contents, and recover data using them.

Why Choose This Free iPhone Voice Memos Recovery Software:

  • 3 Recovery Modes: Allows to recover data directly from iPhone, extract iCloud and iTunes backup files.
  • More Then 20 File Types: Recover lost text messages, MMS messages, iMessages, contacts, photos, videos, notes, etc.
  • Various Data Loss: Retrieve data lost for deletion, factory settings restore, jailbreak failure, iPhone lost or broken, etc.
  • Preview: Lets you read and preview found data before recovery.
  • Flexible Recovery: Selectively recover any item you want from iPhone and iTunes backup files.

Part 1: How to Download and Use iPhone Backup Extractor for iTunes

To extract iPhone backup on iTunes, you can try iSkysoft Toolbox - iOS Data Recovery. This program is able to help you get the files out of backup easily on Mac and Windows PC. But you should keep in mind don't sync your iPhone with iTunes when you lost your data on your iPhone. The reason is that iTunes does not build a new backup file every time you sync your iPhone with it, but only updates the backup. If you have synced your iPhone again, your lost files will disappear forever, because the file will be overwritten by the content on your iPhone.

Step-by-Step Guide to Extract iPhone Backup from iTunes

Step 1. Launch the Application and Scan Your iPhone Backup

After downloading and installing this tool, launch it and you will see the primary window pop up. Choose "Data Recovery" menu and hit "Recover from iTunes Backup File" mode, all existing iTunes backup files on your Mac will be listed in the interface. Choose the latest iPhone backup from the list and click the "Start Scan" button to recover all your data.

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Step 2. Preview and Extract iPhone Backup from iTunes Backup File

After scanning, all files are displayed in categories and find the lost files you want to recover. You're able to preview all the files and check the file you want to recover, then click "Export to Mac" button on the bottom of the window to extract your files. Wait for a short time and you're able to extract all your files.

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Part 2. How to Download and Use iPhone Backup Extractor for iCloud

For people use iCloud to backup iPhone data, you also can use iSkysoft Toolbox - iOS Data Recovery to download and extract your iPhone backup in iCloud. Just download the software according to your computer's system and try it by following steps below.

Step 1. Sign in Your iCloud Account

Launch iSkysoft Toolbox - iOS Data Recovery after downloading. Once you enter "Data Recovery" menu, select "Recover from iCloud backup File". Enter your iCloud account to log in there.

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Step 2: Download and Extract Your iPhone Backup File in iCloud

Once you've logged in, the software will then list all the backups you've created previously using iCloud. Choose the backup file you want to use for the recovery from the list. The backup date for every backup is present to help you distinguish each backup file from another. After choose the target, click "Download". This process will take you some time. Wait until it's done. Then click "Next" button appearing after downloading. It will help to extract all data in your iCloud backup file for accessing.

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Step 3: Preview and Recover Your iPhone Backup Data from iCloud

When everything is done, all files found within that backup will be listed under different categories. You have the option to selectively recover the data or recover them all. Check the items you want to recover and click on "Export to Mac" to get the data back.

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