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 How to recover iPhone lost data after upgrade to iOS 8?

Aug 13, 2014 10:46 AM/Posted By Chann Ethan to iPhone Data Recovery

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  • iOS 8 is declared to be the biggest release of mobile operating system globally. Apple has thus far released five developer betas of iOS 8.
    About iOS 8 Features

    iOS 8 Features:10 Things to Expect From Apple’s New iOS
    1. The Notifications
    2. The iPhone Tracking Feature
    3. The Healthbook App
    4. The Widgets
    5. The All-New Photos App
    6. The New Siri
    7. The Smart Keyboard
    8. The Easier Online Purchasing
    9. The Camera
    10.The Improved Web Calling

    So many Features, So many people can't wait to upgrade to iOS 8 in order to try those new features. But it is sad that when they upgraded to iOS 8 found missing data, such as Contacts, Messages, Pictures and so on.

    How to recover the lost data after upgrading to iOS 8? You can use one iPhone Data Recovery or iPhone Data Recovery for Mac, it provides three data recovery methods. If you have iTunes backup before upgrade to iOS 8, here we demonstrate how to recover lost data from itunes backup. Another two methods you can try yourself.

    First of all, get the tool below:


    Download, install & Lauch Dr.Fone, you will get the user interface below.
    iPhone Data Recovery - main screenshot

    Select the "Recover iOS Data", Connect your iPhone to PC.
    iPhone Data Recovery - Connect iPhone

    Step 1. Choose the recovery mode and extract the backup
    After installing and running the program, move to "Recover from iTunes Backup File" and you'll get the interface as follow. All your iTunes backup files have been found and displayed. Choose the one for your device and click "Start Scan".
    restore iphone after updating to iOS 8 - choose mode

    Step 2. Recover the lost data on your iPhone
    When the scan finishes, all the content contained in the backup file will be extracted and displayed in categories. You can preview the detailed content of any of them, then click the "Recover" to save all the data on your computer or onto your iPhone.
    Lost data after upgrade to iOS 8 - recover
    Note: If the data is lost due to upgrade iOS on your device, you're suggested to retrieve the lost data by extracting the iTunes/iCloud backup. Direct recovery from the device won't work much, because the lost data has been overwritten by the updated system files. Just have a try!


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