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iTuens Data Recovery-Recover iTunes Lost Data for iPhone iPad iPod
  2013-04-29 19:32:21/ Posted by CtArs to How to recover iPhone
iCloud and iTunes can back up most data on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.

Backed-up information includes purchased music, TV shows, apps, and books*; photos and video in the Camera Roll; device settings (for example, Phone Favorites, Wallpaper, and Mail, Contacts, Calendar accounts); app data; Home screen and app organization; Messages (iMessage, SMS, and MMS), ringtones, and more. Media files synced from your computer aren’t backed up, but can be restored by syncing with iTunes.

* Backup of purchased music is not available in all countries. Backup of purchased TV shows occurs only in the United States. Previous purchases may not be restored if they are no longer in the iTunes Store, App Store, or iBookstore.

iTunes will automatically backup your New iPad files,but this files is an SQLite database that you can't access,you can use a
iTunes recovery tool to extract this SQLite database to preview and get the content when you accidentally deleted or lost your iPhone iPad iPod data.

General speaking, it's impossible to recover deleted SMS and Contact from iPhone. But if you have ever synced your iPhone with iTunes, there does be a way. You need the help from an iPhone text message recovery tool.

Step by step to recover SMS and Contact from iPhone with iPhone SMS&Contact recovery software

Get an SMS recovery for iPhone first: Wondershare Data Recovery for iTunes (Note:Only for Mac users)

This iTunes data recovery allows you to recover deleted SMS messages for iPhone from the previous backup files on iTunes, no matter you are using iPhone 4S, iPhone4, iPhone 3GS or the previous versions. Besides SMS, it also can help to find back your previous Contacts, Notes, Calendar and Call History, as well as lost photos and video.


 Step1. Install and run the program

Free download the program and install it on your Mac. Please don't connect and sync your iPhone when running this iPhone SMS recovery, to prevent the lost SMS from being overwritten. Then just click on the "Start Scan" button to scan your iPhone backup files.

 iphone sms recovery

Step2. Select the device to scan

Now all the backup files for your iPhone or other iDevices are scanned out with backup time. You only need to select the one from which you deleted your SMS messages, and continue to "Scan" the content.

 recover deleted sms from iphone

Step3. Recover deleted SMS from iPhone

When the scan finishes, all the content contained in the backup file will be extracted and displayed in categories as Photos & Videos, Contacts, Messages, Call History and Notes. You can preview the detailed content of any of them before you perform the SMS recovery for iPhone.
To recover deleted SMS from iPhone, you only need to check the "Messages" option and hit the "Recover" to save all the mesages on your Mac.

Step4. Do backup well


For Mac users: iPhone& iTunes Data Recovery for Mac (2-in-1 Data recovery)

For Windows: iPhone& iTunes Data Recovery (2-in-1 Data recovery)

To avoid losing your important SMS messages, immedate backup is very important and useful. Do remember to backup them on your computer well.


If you also have a need to retrieve data from your computer or other devices like external hard disk, USB drive,Camera, music players, mobile phones, Memory Card,etc., you can switch to
Wondershare Data Recovery (Windows or Mac version) below.

For Windows Data recovery:
Wondershare Data Recovery for Windows

More information of iPhone Photo Recovery

This iPhone Photo Recovery not only can help you recover photo&video,but also recover sms&contacts.The Data Recovery for iPhone is the world’s 1st iPhone data recovery software that can recover data directly from iPhone, iPad and iPod touch,or recover data from iTunes backup.Support recover content including contacts, SMS, photo, video, call history, notes, reminders, voice memos, etc.

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How to transfer  iPhone SMS and contacts and SMS from iPhone to Mac?