How to Recover iPhone Data after Restore without Backup

Roxanne updated on Sep 25, 2019 to iPhone Data Recovery | How-to Articles


If you lost iPhone data without a backup after reset, try EaseUS MobiSaver to gain a chance to recover iPhone data. If you are going to reset your iPhone or iPad, use EaseUS MobiMover to back up iDevice data.

Recover Data After a Factory Reset without Backup
Back Up Your iPhone Before Restore

"My iPhone 7 stopped responding after updating to iOS 13. To make it work again, I decided to factory reset the device. However, I lost all the data on the device. What's worse, I don't have any backup. Can anyone help me get my data back?"

Part 1. Recover Data After a Factory Reset without Backup [Worth a Try]

If an iPhone or an iPad is having trouble with iOS misbehaving, a factory reset may be necessary. On one hand, a factory reset can help resolve issues with your iPhone or iPad if it's crashing or freezing, or suffering from problems you can't identify. Modern electronic devices can be very complicated and can get themselves into a bit of a confused state from time to time. Resetting and wiping a device can solve problems that cause the device to get stuck in a loop, appear sluggish or otherwise impair performance. It's not a guarantee, but you'd be surprised how often it works.

On the other hand, it also leads to serious data loss if you have select "Erase All Content and Settings". This will completely wipe your device, which makes data recovery hard for you. You cannot get data back even if you use the software. In fact, any of the iPhone data recovery software cannot do you a favor. 

But you can still have a try. Use high-quality iOS data recovery software to scan your iDevice even there's a slight chance to recover data from iPhone without backup. Maybe, you can find some useful data on the device. This iPhone recovery tool is able to scan both your device and your iTunes/ iCloud backup, just try this useful tool to recover data from iPhone.

Follow these simple steps to try and scan the lost data directly from iPhone using EaseUS MobiSaver Free.

Step 1: Connect iPhone to the computer and run EaseUS MobiSaver

Run EaseUS MobiSaver and connect your iPhone to the computer with USB cable. Choose "Recover from iOS Device" and point the mouse to your phone when the software recognized it. Then click the "Scan" button. The program will scan your iPhone to find all the data.

Run EaseUS MobiSaver to recover iPhone data after restore without backup

Step 2: Preview and recover iPhone data 

Wait until EaseUS MobiSaver finishes scanning your iPhone, all the found data will be listed in well-organized categories on the left. You can click one type to preview and select the files you want to export. Finally, click the "Recover" button to selectively retrieve and export them to your computer.

Preview and recover iPhone data after restore without backup

Part 2. Back Up Your iPhone Before Restore

Since chances are slim to recover data when you erase all content and settings, you'd better back up data at the very beginning.

You can use either iCloud, iTunes or third-party software to back up your iOS device.

1. For iCloud:

Go to Settings > [your name] > iCloud on your iPhone > Choose iCloud Backup > Turn on iCloud Backup and click "Back Up Now".

2. For iTunes:

To use iTunes to back up your iPhone or iPad, you'll need to plug your device into your PC or Mac using the charging cable. Click on the iPhone or iPad icon in the top left corner of iTunes, under the Play button.

back up iPhone data to iTunes

3. For third-party software:

EaseUS MobiMover is your best choice. It is free and easy to move all your data from your iPhone to your PC without any cost or limitations. What's more, MobiMover supports the data transfer between two iOS devices (iPhone/iPad) or between an iOS device and the computer. Thus, no matter you want to transfer data from iPhone to iPhone or add music to the iPhone from a computer, you can always choose MobiMover.

Download (for PC, for Mac) and install EaseUS MobiMover Free on your computer, then follow the steps below.

Step 1: Connect your iPhone/iPad to your PC with a USB cable. Tap "Trust This Computer" on the device screen if a pop-up appears and requires. Start EaseUS MobiMover and select the "iDevice to PC" pattern in the main interface.

Step 2: You can back up the whole iPhone/iPad data at one time. Or uncheck other data boxes and keep the categories you'd like to export.

Step 3: Click the Folder icon on the top-right corner to set the location for backing up iDevice data. Or you can let MobiMover save the files at a desktop folder.

Step 4: Click "Transfer" and MobiMover will start to back up your iPhone/iPad to the computer quickly. 

how to back up iPhone/iPad data with MobiMover

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