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How to Recover Lost Data on iPhone 6S?

iPhone 6S has released for a long time and more and more people have had it in hand. With more and more data stored on iPhone 6S, they have to take the risk of iPhone data loss for one reason or another, such as wrong operation, iPhone 6S loss or damage, iOS upgrade, jailbreaking failure or factory settings restore. If such situation occurs, how should you do and how to recover the lost data on iPhone 6S?

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What you should do when iPhone 6S data get lost:

Once your iPhone 6S data get lost accidently, you should stop adding or deleting data on your phone 6S to prevent data from overwritten. If they get overwritten, the data you've lost can never be restored.

How to recover the lost data on iPhone 6S?

Fortunately, there is always solution. No matter you accidently deleted your iPhone 6S files, lost all data after failing iPhone 6S jailbreak, or erased all files after factory restore, you can easily get them back with this iPhone 6S data recovery tool - Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS. It can help you recover lost data on iPhone 6S, including SMS, bookmarks, call history, contacts, as well as lost photos and videos and more. Besides iPhone 6S, it also supports recover data to iPhone 6S Plus/iPhone 6 Plus/6/5S/5C/4S/4 or iPhone 3GS.

Mac users turn to Mac Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS and the recovery process is the same as on Windows. Now let's see the details.

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Method 1: Recover Data from iPhone 6S directly without backup

Method 2: Recover Data to iPhone 6S from iTunes Backup

Method 3: Recover Data to iPhone 6S from iCloud Backup

Method 1: Recover Data from iPhone 6S directly without Backup

Step 1. Connect iPhone 6S with Computer

Launch this iPhone 6S data recovery software on computer. Use the USB cable that comes with your iPhone 6S to connect your iPhone 6S to your computer. By default, Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS wil detect your iOS device automatically and shows you the window for "Recover from iOS Device".

Tips: Please download the latest iTunes version before running Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS. To avoid the automatically sync, don't launch iTunes when running Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS.

Step 2: Enter device scanning mode

Choose the iPhone mode. Then hold your device, then click the Start button. Hold the Power and Home buttons at the same time for exactly 10 seconds. Release the Power button but keep the Home button pressed.

Step 3. Scan iPhone 6S for Lost Data

Click the "Start Scan" button to let this program scan your iPhone 6S for deleted or lost data. The scanning process may last a few minutes, depending on the amount of data on your iPhone 6S. During the scanning process, if you see that the data you're looking for is there, then you can click the "Pause" button to stop the process.

Step 4. Preview the Scanned Data

When the scanning process ends, you can see a scan result generated by the program. Data both lost and existing on your device are displayed in categories. To filter out the deleted data on your iOS device, you can swipe the option "Only display the deleted items" to ON. By clicking the file type in the left side, you can preview the found data. And you can see there is a search box on the top right of the window. You can search for a specific file by typing a keyword in the search box.

Step 5. Recover Data from Your iPhone 6S

When you find the data you need, just put the check mark in front of the box to select them. After then, click the "Recover" button at the bottom right of the window. By default, the recovered data will be saved to your computer. As for text messages, iMessage, contacts, or notes, when you click Recover, a pop-up will ask you to "Recover to Computer" or "Recover to Device". If you want to put these messages back to your iOS device, click "Recover to Device".

Method 2: Recover Data to iPhone 6S from iTunes Backup

Step 1. Choose Recovery Mode

When you launch Wondershare Dr.Fone for iOS, there will be "Recover from iTunes Backup File" choice on the interface. Select the choice. After then, the iTunes backup recovery tool will detect all iTunes backup files on this computer and display them in the window. You can confirm which one is the one you need according to the date it has been created.

Step 2. Scan Data from iTunes Backup File

Select the iTunes backup file that contains the data you want to recover and click "Start Scan". It will take a few minutes to extract all data from the iTunes backup file.

Step 3. Preview and Recover Data from iTunes Backup

When all data in the backup file is extracted and displayed in categories, you can preview them one by one before recovery. Then you can selectively mark and recover those you want by pressing the "Recover" button at the bottom. Now the data you want can be directly recovered to your iPhone 6S if you keep it connected with your computer via a USB cable during the recovery process.

Method 3: Recover Data to iPhone 6S from iCloud Backup

Step 1. Choose Recovery Mode

Like the step 1 in the method 2, just choose the recovery mode of "Recover from iCloud Backup Files" on the top. Enter your iCloud account and password to login. Wondeshare takes your privacy seriously. We never keep a record of any your Apple account info or content at any time during your sessions.

Step 2. Download iCloud Backup File

When you logged into iCloud, the program can find all iCloud backup files in your account. Choose the one where you're going to recover data and click on the "Download" button.

Step 3. Preview and Recover Data from iCloud Backup File

Once scan process stops, you can preview almost all data in your iCloud backup file, like contacts, messages, photos, and more. Check them one by one and tick the item you want. Then click on the "Recover button" to save them on your computer with one click.

Now, these are the three ways to recover the iPhone 6S data. Complex? should have realized how important it is to backup data. As long as you've backed up data somewhere, you can restore it on your iPhone and retrieve deleted data easily.

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2 thoughts on “How to Recover Lost Data on iPhone 6S?

  1. Porter says:

    Was researching for some time before finding your post. Very helpful. Keep up the nice writing.

  2. Kobrin says:

    Thank you, good work.

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