iOS 11 Data Recovery: Recover Lost iPhone or iPad Data after iOS 11 Upgrade

Peter William
Updated on April 10, 2019 Preview 7.8K Preview 3
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iOS 11, has become the newest operating system for iOS devices like the iPhone and the iPad, featuring optimization and performance enhancements. Compared to iOS 10, iOS 11 has many changes and advantages. However, it also has certain drawbacks that can cause data loss. You can lose your important contacts, messages, reminders, and other files when you upgrade your device to iOS 11. This is really a big problem. How to recover lost files from iOS 11 devices? Here we will recommend you the best iOS data recovery software to recover deleted data from iOS device. This article falls into three parts listed as follows.

How people usually lose data on their iOS 11 device

Today, users have a lot of data on their iOS 11 device, simply because they use them for almost everything. Data loss is a serious problem and it can happen to any iOS 11 device such as iPhone 8 and iPhone X, iPad Pro, iPod, etc. This is very normal but annoying. If it happens to your iOS 11 device, you will get crazy and dysphoric. In order to avoid losing your data from iOS 11 device, you must know how you can lose it and how to prevent it.

1. Deleting your files or data by mistake, is the most common reason for losing data.

2. iOS upgrade can also cause data loss from your iOS device.

3. Sometimes, you have to restore to factory settings to solve some problems, it can cause much data loss.

4. Jailbreak, virus attack, iOS device damaged are important factors causing data loss.

The best iOS 11 data recovery software for Mac

In order to avoid data loss and recover deleted data from iOS 11 device, you’d better backup your iOS device to iCloud or iTunes (recommended way when you have two or more iOS device) and need a professional iOS data recovery software for help. Here we recommend you the best iOS 11 data recovery software – UltData iPhone Recovery, which has proved to help thousands of users to recover iOS device data lost during or after iOS 11 upgrade.

UltData iPhone Recovery is an powerful iOS backup extractor to help you quickly and easily recover lost contacts, photos, videos, messages, reminders, call history, safari bookmarks, notes, voice memos and calendars from your iOS 11 device. It can automatically recover lost files directly from your iOS device without backup. It can also detect, find and list all your iOS device’s backup files without opening iTunes or connecting your iOS device to Mac. It is very convenient to use. Now download and install it on your Mac, then follow below guidance to recover deleted files from iOS 11 device.

Three methods to recover deleted files from iOS 11 device

With Cisdem iPhone Recovery - UltData, you can easily recover data from iOS 11 devices, no matter you have backup or not, you can easily get your lost files back. There are three methods for you to retrieve your iOS data.

Method 1. Recover your data directly from iOS 11 device.

  1. Download UltData and launch it, connect your iOS device to your Mac or Windows, then click "Start Scan" button. And this iOS 11 data recovery will scan your iOS device for lost data.
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  2. After scanning, preview all kinds of files before recovery, then select the files you need to recover. Click “Recover” to recover them.iphone data recovery

Note: This method is applicable to every user when iOS devices are accessible no matter you have an iTunes backup file or not.

Method 2. Restore iOS device data from iTunes backup

If you have backed up with iTunes, Cisdem iPhone Recovery gives you an option to extract data from iTunes backup even when iTunes can’t recognize your device after iOS 11 update failing or other situations.

  1. Launch this iOS data recovery software on Mac. Switch to “Recover from iTunes Backup File”. Select the backup you want to restore and click “Start Scan” button. This iOS 11 data recovery will extract files from your iTunes backup.
  2. All files will be listed in categories after scanning, preview the files and click “Recover” to restore your data.

Note: You can also use iTunes to restore your iOS device from backup, but you have to keep in mind that don’t sync your iOS device with iTunes after data loss. For insurance purposes, you’d better use Cisdem iPhone Recovery to extract files from iTunes backup.

Method 3. Retrieve Lost iOS Data from iCloud Backup

  1. Make sure you have a recent backup to restore from. Sign in to see the date and size of its latest backup.
  2. On your iOS 11 device, go to Settings > General > Reset, then tap “Erase all content and settings”.
  3. In the Setup Assistant, proceed to “Set up your device”, tap “Restore from a Backup”.
  4. Proceed to “Choose backup”, then choose from a list of available backups in iCloud.

Note: This method needs you to erase all contents of your iOS 11 device, and more importantly, please stop syncing with iCloud after you found your data lost. And Cisdem iOS data recovery will be updated on the end of December. On the occasion you can also use the new edition to retrieve lost data from iCloud backup. So stay tuned!

Peter William
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Peter has always had great enthusiasm for writing, programming and web development. He likes writing about software and technology, his works are featured on some tech blogs or forums like Tom's Hardware, CNET, etc.

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  • lisa

    so are you saying that this only works on a mac computer?

    8 years ago commonReply

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    • Rosa Reyes

      Yes,this iOS data recovery only has Mac version, so it only works on Mac.

      8 years ago
  • Blake

    I was looking for a data recovery for iOS 9 device. Several days ago, i upgraded my iPhone to iOS 9, and i lost some files. I will try cisdem iPhone recovery recommended in this article.

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