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(3 Methods) How to Recover iPhone Data after Factory Reset without Backup

Sometimes the only way to fix an iPhone is to factory reset it. But factory resetting iPhone can often lead to data loss. If you have a recent backup of all the data on the iPhone, then all you have to do is to restore the backup. If you don’t have a backup, it may be necessary to find a solution that can allow you to get your data back after a factory reset even if you don’t have a backup.

This guide will share solutions to do just that. Let’s begin with the most effective way to recover iPhone data after factory reset without backup.

1. Recover iPhone Data after Factory Reset without Backup

It is never easy to recover lost data especially when you don’t have a backup. But with LazePaw iPhone Data Recovery, you at least have a chance. LazePaw offers 4 different recovery modes to increase the chances that you will recover the data regardless of how you lost it in the first place. It will recover data lost through a factory reset, liquid damage to the device, accidental deletion and other reasons.

You can recover data directly from the device or access your previous iTunes and iCloud backup files to selectively recover some of the data that you need. LazePaw is also a great choice since it can recover more than 22 different types of data.

How to use LazePaw iPhone Data Recovery to recover iPhone Data After Factory Reset   

Install LazePaw iPhone Data Recovery on your computer and then follow these simple steps to recover lost data directly from the iOS device:
 Step 1: Open LazePaw an then click on “Recover from iOS device”. Click “Start” to begin.

choose recovery mode

Step 2: Connect the iPhone to computer and wait for the program to detect the device. Click “Next” to begin.

Step 3: You should see a new window with all the types of data that you can recover, Select the data that you want to recover and then click “Scan”.

select a data type

Step 4: The program will scan the device for the missing data, When the scan is complete, preview the files on the next screen and select the type of data you want to recover. Click “Recover to PC” to save the recovered files to a location on your computer.

recover deleted iphone contacts without backup

2. Selectively Recover iPhone Data from iTunes/iCloud Backup (Worth a Try)

If you think that the data you lost is in your iTunes or iCloud backup, LazePaw can help you selectively recover the data without having to restore the backup.

Step 1: Open the program and select “Recover from iTunes Backup” and click “Start” to begin.

Step 2: You should see a list of all the iTunes backup files in the next window. Choose the one most likely to contain the data you want to recover. Click “Next” to continue.

select itunes backup

Step 3: Choose the type of data to recover in the next window and then click “Scan”.

Step 4: When the scan is complete, select the files you want to recover and then click “Recover”. 

recover data from itunes backup

3. Restore iPhone Data By Restoring the Complete iTunes/iCloud Backup  

Of course, you can always just restore the whole iTunes or iCloud backup back onto the device. But this may cause you to lose data that was not included in the backup. Here’s how to restore the complete iTunes/iCloud Backup:

Restore Via iTunes

  • Connect the iPhone to computer and then launch iTunes.

  • Click on “Restore Backup…” in the Summary section and select the most relevant backup. Click “Restore” and then wait for the restore process to be completed.

restore iphone data via itunes backup

Restore Via iCloud

Turn on the iPhone and in the setup screen, choose “Slide to Setup”. Please note that if the device is already set up, you will need to erase all data and settings to get to the setup screen.

  • Select a language and then choose your region and country.

  • Choose a Wi-Fi network to connect to. Don’t use a cellular network as it may restrict the files that you can download.

  • Choose if you would like to turn on “Location Services”.

  • In the next window, choose “Restore from iCloud backup” and sign in to your iCloud account.

  • Agree to the terms and conditions and then select the latest backup from the list of backup files.

restore from icloud backup

When the process is complete, you should be able to see all your data back on to your device.

Losing data on iPhone after resetting the device to factory settings cannot be avoided. Yet sometimes, this is the only way to fix the device. The above solutions should be able to help you recover any data lost as a result of resetting the device.  

By LazePaw Wednesday on Dec 09, 2020, 15:51:12 GMT / Post By LazePaw

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