Summary: If unfortunately, your iPhone has encountered some accidental situation that caused the screen to be locked or broken, are you worried about the iPhone's data? Don't worry, this article will introduce you how to export files data from a damaged or locked iPhone, and telling how to backup files from a cracked/broken/locked iPhone.
No matter whether it is a chip or a system, the iPhone is superior to other brands of mobile phones in the same period. Therefore, the annual iPhone sales are very amazing. However, no one can guarantee that the mobile phone will not encounter certain accidents, causing the mobile phone screen to be broken or the screen to be locked. And at this time, if you want to extract iPhone data, it may be more difficult to use ordinary methods, but if you use iPhone Data Recovery, then the operation will become very simple, it will help you extract and restore iPhone quickly and efficiently The data.
The following content will introduce the specific operations of iPhone Data Recovery from several aspects of the data backup situation.
- Part 1 Export Files on Cracked/Broken/Locked iPhone without Backup
- Part 2 Extract Files from iTunes Backup for Cracked/Broken/Locked iPhone
- Part 3 Extract Files from iCloud Backup for Cracked/Broken/Locked iPhone
- Part 4 Extract Files from Local Backup for Cracked/Broken/Locked iPhone
- Part 5 Backup Data from Cracked/Broken/Locked iPhone with iTunes
- Part 6 Backup Data from Cracked/Broken/Locked iPhone with iCloud
- Part 7 Backup Data from Cracked/Broken/Locked iPhone with iOS Data Backup
- Part 8 Repair iOS System Issue for Your iPhone
When the screen of your iPhone is accidentally broken or locked, you want to extract the data from the phone, but the data is not uploaded to the cloud. In fact, the fastest way is to use iPhone Data Recovery.
iPhone Data Recovery can recover any accidentally lost data in IOS devices. The software can recover most of the data that once existed in your phone and tablet, including: photos, videos, text messages, contacts, text documents, application data, call logs Wait. In fact, your lost data is not really deleted. You can identify and restore the data you want by scanning. It is compatible with all versions of iPhone, iPad, and iPod. Whether it is the latest iPhone or the old iPhone5, the software can perfectly support it. As long as your device is using IOS system, you can use our software for data recovery. In addition, in addition to extracting and restoring data directly on the device, you can also restore data through iCloud backup and iTunes backup. Of course, iCloud and iTunes can be used without software, but if you want to restore the old backup to the new phone, using the software is even easier. The most important thing is that whether you delete data accidentally or your phone automatically loses data, or your phone suffers from water damage, broken screen, system crash, virus attack, etc., it can quickly restore lost or deleted data.
Specific supported devices include iPhone 5/5S/6/6S/7/7S/8/SE/10/11/12/13, iPhone XS, iPhone XR, iPad Air, iPad, iPad Pro, iPad mini, iPod touch and other iOS devices.
The specific operations are as follows:
Step 1: First download and install iPhone Data Recovery to the computer, and then run it. After entering the homepage, you find that there are modes to choose from on the main interface, please select the "Recover from iOS Device" mode. Connect the iPhone to the computer with a USB cable.
Step 2: After the iPhone is successfully connected, the program will automatically detect the device. Click "Start Scan" on the page, iPhone Data Recovery will scan all deleted and lost data on the iPhone. During the scanning process, if you see the required data, you can click the "Pause" button to stop the process.
Step 3: After the scan is successful, all the data will be displayed on the main interface, you can click to preview them to check the required data.
Step 4: Now, you can select the files you need in the list, and then click the "Recover" button. Soon, the selected data will be saved directly to your computer.
If you have ever synced your iPhone data to iTunes, then you can use this iPhone Data Recovery to extract all files from the iTunes backup to another iOS devices or computer by following the below steps.
Step 1: Run iPhone Data Recovery on your computer. Select the "Recover from iTunes Backup File" mode on the page.
Step 2: After that, all backup files will be displayed on the page. Please select the required files according to your needs, and then click "Start Scan" to extract all recoverable files on the selected backup.
Note: If you have encrypted your iTunes backup, you need to enter the backup password first to continue to scan the selected iTunes backup for all files.
Step 3: Now you can see all the scan results on the left side of the page. Preview and find the desired file, then click "Recover" to save it to your computer.
As the same, if you've ever synced your iPhone data to iCloud, then you can use this iPhone Data Recovery software to extract data from iCloud backup to another iOS device or computer by following the below steps.
Step 1: Run the iPhone Data Recovery software on your computer, and then select the "Recover from iCloud Backup File" mode on the page.
Step 2: Enter your Apple ID and password on the interface to log in to your iCloud account.
Step 3: Next, there are 2 ways to scan and recover files for your Cracked/Broken/Locked iPhone from iCloud.
Way 1. Directly select the data type(s) that you want to recover from iCloud including Contacts, Notes, Attachments, Reminders, Photos, and so on. After that, tap on "Start" button to scan the selected iCloud data.
Wait for the scan to complete, all the scan result will be listed in details. After selecting the files as you need, then click on "Recover" to save them back to your computer.
Way 2. Tap on "iCloud Backup" on the page to load all the backup files associated with your iCloud account.
Select an iCloud backup file you need from the list, and then press "Download" to download it to your computer.
During the download process, all the file types that can be recovered will be listed. Please select the type(s) of data to be recovered and click "Next" to continue.
After the download is finished, the interface displays all recoverable files sorted by different categories. After selecting the files to be recovered, click "Recover" to save them back to your computer.
In addition to extracting files from iTunes and iCloud backup, iPhone Data Recovery also allows you to backup and restore your phone data. So, if you have ever backed up your iPhone data with this data recovery software, then you can easily extract data from the backup file and restore to new iOS devices or computer.
Step 1: Run the software, then select the "iOS Data Backup & Restore" option and click "iOS Data Restore".
Step 2: Connect your new iPhone to the computer by using a USB cable.
Step 3: The page will list your local backup files. Select one of them and click "View Now" to extract the data of the backup file.
Step 4: Now, you can see all the extracted data on the page. Select the data you need, and then click "Restore to Device" button to directly restore the selected files to your new iPhone, or click "Recover to PC" to save them to your computer.
Way 1 If Your Broken iPhone Have Trusted a Computer Before
If you have trusted a computer before and now your iPhone's screen was broken or locked, you’re lucky. All you need to do is connect your damaged iPhone to a trusted computer, and then use iTunes to perform regular backups. Please follow the steps below:
Step 1: Open iTunes on the computer and wait for it to recognize the damaged iPhone, then click the device icon in the upper left corner of the screen.
Step 2: Select Summary from the left sidebar, and then select "This computer" under Auto Backup.
Step 3: If necessary, check the "Encrypt local backup" box to create a password to protect your backup.
Step 4: Now click "Back Up Now" to start the backup. The backup will be stored locally on your PC or Mac.
Way 2 If Your Broken iPhone Have Never Trusted Any Computer Before
Unfortunately, you have not previously enabled the "Trust This Computer" option on the damaged device, then your computer or iTunes will not be able to recognize the cracked/broken/locked iPhone. Although it is difficult to enter a passcode or trust the computer on an iPhone with a broken and locked screen, it doesn’t mean it's impossible. Here are the options for accessing iPhone screen damage and password for backup and recovery:
Step 1: Repair the screen and back it up after the device allows you to tap the unlock code.
Step 2: Use the Bluetooth keyboard (which was already paired) to enter the password.
Step 3: If a small area of the screen is still active and you can enable Voiceover mode
First, hold down the Home key to turn on Siri and let Siri turn on VoiceOver. Then swipe right/left until you select "Slide to unlock". Then, double-click and the password page appears. Then swipe right/left to enter the password by double-clicking each number. Finally, if it asks "Trust this computer", double-click the "Trust" button. Then, you can use method of Way 1 to back up and retrieve data from the damaged iPhone.
Note: This depends on the degree of damage. If the broken screen is completely black or your iPhone is completely dead, you will fix it first.
When the screen of your iPhone is broken and the data of the iPhone is needed, if you are inconvenient to buy a Bluetooth keyboard and your iPhone does not trust any computer, you can try to use iCloud to complete the work. This step requires a USB keyboard, a smooth WiFi network, and a Lightning to USB adapter.
Step 1: Let Siri enable VoiceOver, then connect the Lightning-to-USB adapter to the broken iPhone and insert the USB keyboard, then let Siri open the iCloud settings.
Note: Make sure to select the "Apple ID" section. Otherwise, move the setting list down to select it by clicking the right cursor key on the keyboard.
Step 2: Press the cursor key 22 times to perform iCloud backup. Click the iCloud backup item by pressing Ctrl-Alt-Space on the keyboard, and use the USB keyboard to enable iCloud backup on the broken iPhone.
Step 3: To see if it is open, press the right cursor key 3 times. Then you will hear "iCloud backup on" or "iCloud backup off".
Note: If this option is turned off, press Ctrl-Alt-Space again.
Step 4: Connect your iPhone to the WiFi network. Then press the right cursor key twice, and then press "Ctrl-Alt-Space".This will help you press the "Back Up Now" button and the backup process will officially begin. At this time, a progress bar will appear on the interface.
Note: If you cannot see the progress bar, you can press the right cursor key to listen to VoiceOver information to get the information.
In addition to backing up your iPhone data with iTunes or iCloud, you can also use the iPhone Data Recovery software to backup data from the Cracked/Broken/Locked iPhone.
Step 1: Run iPhone Data Recovery, then select "iOS Data Backup & Restore" option and click "iOS Data Backup".
Step 2: Connect iPhone to the computer via a USB data cable, and then select "Standard backup" or "Encrypt backup" as needed. After detecting your device, press "Start" to continue.
Note: If you select the "Encrypted backup" option, the system will ask you to set an encrypted password for the backup file. At this time, you need to remember this password, because it is essential when you need to restore data from this backup. If it is done, you can choose the file type to back up.
Step 3: Now, all the data types that can be backed up on your device will be listed. Please select the items as needed, and then press "Next" to start backing up your iPhone files.
Note: Please be patient and wait for the backup to complete. The time required for the backup depends on the amount of data you need to back up.
iPhone Data Recovery can not only recover and extract data, but also repair abnormal iOS systems. The specific operations are as follows:
Step 1: Run iPhone Data Recovery on the computer, then click "More tools" in the left column of the homepage, and select "iOS System Recovery".
Step 2: Connect your iPhone to the computer with a USB data cable, and then click "Start", the program will try to automatically identify the system problem of your device.
Step 3: Wait for your device to be successfully detected, all the information of your device will be listed, now you can simply press "Free Quick Fix" option to fix some common problems of your device, or click "Fix" to continue .
Step 4: This program will provide you with two repair modes to repair your device, please select "Standard Mode" or "Advanced Mode" according to your needs, and then click "Confirm".
Note: Using standard mode to repair your device will not lose your lost things. If you use advanced mode to repair your device, it can fix more system problems, but all data on your device will be completely deleted.
Step 5: After confirming the firmware information of your device, click the "Repair" button to start downloading the matching firmware package for your device and repair your device to normal. Please be patient and do not disconnect your device until the entire repair process is complete.