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Update to iOS 10.3 without Losing Contacts/SMS

2017-03-28 17:00:21 Posted by Tracy King to iPhone Data Recovery

Summary:
This article shows you how to securely update iPhone, iPad or iPod touch into iOS 10.3 without losing contacts, SMS, photos or videos etc important data. If you don’t want to lose any data after iOS 10.3 upgrade, follow to see how to simply backup iPhone/iPad/iPod data in advance with easy clicks right here now.

Are you looking for easy way to update your iPhone, iPad or iPad into iOS 10.3 without losing any data especially personal data such as contacts or SMS? Here below in this article, you’ll find an easy and effective way to update iDevice into iOS 10.3 without losing any data. How? Let’s find the answer right now.

How to avoid data loss trouble due to iOS 10.3 update?
Backup iOS data before updating to iOS 10.3

Apparently, it’s an avoidable problem for most iPhone, iPad and iPod users to lose important personal data every time when they tried to update iOS to the latest version. Right now, untile the publish moment of this article, iOS 10.3 with its final version is available for users to download and install on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. 

But before you rush to download and install the latest iOS system on your iOS device, we’d like to remind you one thing which has to be done in advance. It is to backup iOS data before updating to iOS 10.3. Your personal data especially personal Contacts, SMS, photos, videos etc are at high risk of loss due to iOS upgrade. Therefore, your best way to avoid data loss trouble due to iOS 10.3 upgrade is to create data backups firstly. How? Only 3 simple steps will do the job for you with powerful iOS data backup tool.

3 Steps to backup iOS data including contacts/SMS before iOS 10.3 update

Professional iOS data backup tool from EaseUS allows you to effortlessly backup whatever you want on your iPhone, iPad or iPod to PC with simple clicks. You don’t even have to update your iTunes or sign in iCloud account.

Just download EaseUS MobiSaver - the iOS backup tool and follow below 3 guide steps to backup your personal data such as contacts, SMS etc to PC now:

1. Connect iOS devices with PC and launch EaseUS MobiSaver on your PC;
Choose Recover from iOS Device and click Scan;

Backup iOS data in advance.

2. Scan iOS devices to find present and lost iOS data;
EaseUS MobiSaver will automatically scan your iPhone/iPad or iPod to find all lost data for you.

Backup iOS data including contacts/SMS before iOS 10.3 update.

3. Preview and select iOS data such as contacts/SMS etc to backup to PC;
You can preview and select wanted data and click Recover to save them as a backup on your PC. 

Update to iOS 10.3 without losing contacts and SMS.

Update to iOS 10.3 without losing contacts/SMS

After backing up your personal contacts, SMS, photos or videos etc in your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, you may now follow either one offered method below to install iOS 10.3 on your iDevice now:

Method 1. Update to iOS 10.3 by OTA

  • Go to Settings > Click on General > Select Software Update;
  • Select the right iOS system update - iOS 10.3 and click Download;
  • When the process completes, click on Install;
  • Follow the onscreen instructions and then install iOS 10.3 and update your iPhone, iPad or iPod then.

Method 2.Use iTunes to install iOS 10.3 

To update iOS 10.3 on your iPhone or iPad etc devices via iTunes, do remember to upgrade iTunes in your PC into the latest version in advance.

  • Connect iPhone, iPad or iPod with PC, wait for iTunes to launch and connect to iDevice;
  • Click Device > Check for Update > It will download iOS 10.3 automatically by pressing Download and Update;
  • Download iOS 10.3 IPSW firmware file and select the relative .ipsw file for iDevice;
  • After this, press and hold Option key/ Shift key > press Check for Update > When the update to iOS 10.3 messages pops up, click Update;
  • Click Next > Agree.

After all these steps, reboot your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch and then you shall be able to use iOS 10.3 on your iDevices now. If you find out some data were lost after iOS 10.3 update, you can then import those data from your backups on PC into iPhone/iPad/iPod to continue using them without any troubles.