Short Bytes: Wondershare Dr. Fone for iPhone and iPad data recovery is a reputed utility that claims highest recovery rate in the industry. Compatible with the latest iOS devices, Dr. Fone is able to recover a variety of file types. While its full version might seem pricey to some, it doesn’t disappoint the users.Losing our important and personal data isn’t a tough task — it happens just like that. You can lose your precious data by accidently pressing the Delete key, a notorious bug can corrupt your data, or a software bug can be another way of causing trouble. Very often, due to the lack of knowledge, we don’t know what to do next.
In such situations, data recovery applications turn out to be our ultimate choice. There are tons of file recovery software for Windows PCs and Android phones, and the users can easily try out their luck.
Due to the lack of many efficient data recovery software for iOS devices, iPhone and iPad owners cannot find any potent way to recover their pictures, videos, documents etc.
Wondershare Dr. Fone for iPhone data recovery
Before going ahead and telling you about Dr. Fone iPhone data recovery, let me tell you some facts about data recovery. When you’re selecting a data recovery software, you should make sure that it should recover the needed file types. You should also make sure that the software must run on devices and it should be made from a reputable company.
Keeping these factors in mind, Wondershare’s Dr. Fone is a solid choice. It’ss an app that comes both for Android and iOS devices. But, in this article, we’ll be narrowing our focus to Dr. Fone for iOS.
An iOS device user can recover photos, videos, contacts, call logs, notes and more using this application. Compatible with the latest iOS devices, Wondershare claims that Dr. Fone recovers data with the highest recovery rate in the industry. It allows one to recover data directly from iOS device, iTunes backup file, or iCloud backup file. Later in this article, we’ll be discussing these methods of file recovery in detail.
Dr. Fone recovers data from many scenarios
Apart from the regular accidental file deletion, Dr. Fone for iOS turns out to be useful when data is lost due to system crash, malware infection, or theft. Losing data after an iOS update and sudden freezes is a common scenario. Dr. Fone turns out to be useful in those scenarios too. There are other supported situations like data loss after factory restore, jailbreaking, and unsynced backup.
- iPhone: iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone SE, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5, iPhone 4s, iPhone 4
- iPad: All models of iPad Pro, iPad Air, iPad mini, and iPad
- iPod touch: iPod touch 5, iPod touch 4
Three recovery modes in Wondershare Dr. Fone
As mentioned above, the software works in three modes — Device, iTunes, and iCloud. Let’s tell you about them one by one:
To recover data from iOS device, you need to have the latest version of iTunes installed on your computer. Now, disable the automatic syncing in Tunes by following iTunes > Preferences > Devices > Check “Prevent iPods, iPhones, and iPads from syncing automatically.
After connecting your device to the computer, start Dr. Fone and it will detect your device. Now you need to click on the Start Scan button to look for the lost/deleted files. Using different filters, you can filter the deleted data. You can also search for the required files from the top. After selecting the needed files, you need to hit the recover button to complete the process.
iTunes is a convenient way to make an iOS device backup. Just in case you need to extract some data out of such backup, you need to select the Recover from iTunes backup file option. The iTunes backup detector tool will scan iTunes backup files stored on your computer. You can select the desired files, choose Start Scan option and let Dr. Fone complete its job.
Just in case your iTunes backup files are not showing up in the list, you can manually select the iTunes backup file in your iPhone data recovery software.
This option lets you log into your iCloud account and grab the required files. You simply need to select the files that you want to recover from iCloud backup, click on the download button and let the scanning process complete. Wondershare advises you to avoid connecting the device to your computer during the iCloud recovery process.
Pros and cons of Dr. Fone
Dr. Fone supports a large variety of file types. It comes with an easy-to-use user interface that makes things easy for everyone. While Dr. Fone manages to detect most of the deleted files, not all recovered files were intact. Also, the trial version simply lets you preview the file and you need to buy the full version to recover any file. Overall, Dr. Fone is able to recover the deleted files up to a satisfactory extent.
Wondershare Dr. Fone iOS Data Recovery for Windows PC is available for $69.95 with Lifetime License. This is pricey but people might find it helpful in troubling situations.
Note: This article is sponsored by Wondershare Dr. Fone. However, to deliver an informative and impartial article to our users, we have tested the software and added our experiences.