How to Recover Deleted/Lost Voice Memos with/without Backup

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Tracy King updated on Mar 26, 2021 to iPhone Data Recovery | How-to Articles

Summary

Want to recover deleted Voice Memos from your iPhone? If you do, check our step-by-step instructions to get several feasible ways to get the job done.

It can be annoying to lose important and useful Voice Memos on your iPhone because that means you have to spend time and energy recovering them. If that happens to you, the first thing you should do is check your Recently Deleted folder to see if they are there. If they are, take them back. If they aren't, turn to recover them from iCloud/iTunes backup. However, the worst situation is that you didn't make any backup before. In that case, you have to ask for the help of some third-party recovery tools like EaseUS MobiSaver.

Whichever situation you find yourself in, follow the methods below to get your lost Voice Memo back. Plus, don't forget to back up the iPhone before making any changes to your device. 

Solution 1. How to Recover Deleted Voice Memos from the Recently Deleted Folder

After deleting important Voice Memos, the first thing you should do is check your Recently Deleted folder, which will store your recently deleted items for 30 days. During this time, you can take your deleted items back. Here are the steps.

Step 1. Open the Voice Memos app on your iPhone.

Step 2. Scroll down to find the Recently Deleted folder and tap it.

Step 3. Find the voice memos you wish to recover.

Step 4. Click "Recover Recording."

Recover Deleted Voice Memos from the Recently Deleted Folder

If, unfortunately, you can't find the deleted or lost Voice Memos from the Recently Deleted folder, you have to use some third-party tools to get them back. Of course, you can also restore your iPhone from an iTunes or iCloud backup that contains your deleted Voice Memos. All of these ways have their pros and cons, which will be detailed in the following instructions.

Solution 1. How to Recover Deleted Voice Memos without Backup

If you didn't make any backup before or your backup is corrupt, then you can recover deleted Voice Memods with EaseUS MobiSaver, an iPhone data recovery tool that provides functions like: 

  • Extract deleted/lost data from your device or iTunes/iCloud backup
  • Preview data before restoring
  • Selectively recover a specific data

Currently, over 20 types of iOS data are supported by it. That means you can also use it to recover iPhone contacts, messages, videos, and more. If you want to explore more functions, just download this program on your computer to have a try!

To recover deleted Voice Memos with EaseUS MobiSaver:

Step 1. Connect your iPhone/iPad to a Windows computer and run EaseUS MobiSaver. From its main screen, click "Recover from iOS Device" and click "Scan" to proceed.

Restore deleted Voice Memos from iPhone.

Step 2. EaseUS MobiSaver will scan and find all lost Voice Memos and other data. You can preview and select wanted Voice Memos files by clicking "Recover" to save them in a safe location on your PC.

Save found Voice Memos

Solution 3. How to Recover Deleted Voice Memos from iTunes/iCloud Backup

If you have made a backup before, you can restore your iPhone from iTunes or iCloud backup. But note that this will erase your current data. If you don't mind data loss, follow these steps to get your lost Voice Memos back.

Option 1. Retrieve Lost Voice Memos from iCloud Backup

Step 1. First, erase your iPhone by going to your Settings > General > Reset > Erase All Content and Settings.

Step 2. Set your iPhone up from scratch. When you come to the Set up your iPhone page, choose "Restore from iCloud Backup." (If you have an available iTunes backup, you an also choose Restore from iTunes Backup)

Step 3. Then, sign in to your iCloud account and then choose a backup to restore.

Set up your iPhone

Option 2. Get Deleted/Lost Voice Memos from iTunes Backup

Step 1. Connect your iPhone to your computer and launch iTunes.

Step 2. Under the Device list, select your iPhone.

Step 3. From the right panel, choose "Restore Backup."

Step 4. Choose the latest backup you made with iTunes. 

Restore iPhone from iTunes

The Bottom Line

Through reading our guide, you may have learned how to recover deleted Voice Memos on your iPhone. If you don't want to lose data, use EaseUS MobiSaver to get your lost Voice Memos back. If you don't mind losing existing data, you can restore your iPhone from iTunes or iCloud backup. Whichever way you use it, I hope you can find your precious data back. Good luck!

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