MiniTool Mobile Data Recovery for iOS

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MiniTool Mobile Recovery for iOS is a piece of data recovery software for iOS devices, such as iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. This software can recover deleted data, like photos, messages, contacts, call history and notes. Also, it can recover lost data from unexpected deletion, virus invasion, Reset All Settings, system upgrade and iOS device logical damage. MiniTool Mobile Recovery for iOS has three recovery modules: “Recover from iOS Device”, “Recover from iTunes Backup File” and “Recover from iCloud Backup File”. You can choose a proper module according to the actual situation to recover the lost data.


What Kind of Data It Can Recover

Media data: photos, app photos, videos, photo stream, voice memos, message attachments and WhatsApp attachments.

Text data: messages, contacts, call history, WhatsApp, calendar, notes, Safari Bookmark and app documents.

Supported Devices

iPhone iPhone 3Gs, iPhone 4, iPhone 4s, iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus
iPad iPad 1, iPad 2 and iPad mini
iPod iPod T4 and iPod T5
iOS iOS 6.0 and above

Software Using Notice

1. You must install iTunes first before using “Recover from iOS Device” module.
2. To avoid data overwriting by synchronization, this program cannot be started when iTunes is running.
3. MiniTool Mobile Recovery for iOS only supports the later versions of iTunes
4. Currently MiniTool Mobile Recovery for iOS does not support recovering iCloud backup data from devices running iOS 9.0 or above. However, our team is working hard on it and this feature can be implemented soon.

Functional Limitations in MiniTool Mobile Recovery for iOS

What Can Be Recovered Free Edition Full Version
Photo Recover 2 photos each time No limit
App Photos Recover 2 app photos each time No limit
Video Recover 2 videos each time No limit
Messages Limited No limit
Messages Att Limited No limit
Contact Recover 10 contacts each time No limit
Call History Recover 10 call histories each time No limit
WhatsApp Limited No limit
WhatsApp Att Limited No limit
Notes Recover all notes No limit
Calendar Recover all Calendars No limit
Reminders Recover all Reminders No limit
Bookmark Recover all bookmarks No limit
Voice Memos Recover all voice memorandums No limit
App Doc Recover all app documents No limit

Tip: the Free edition of MiniTool Mobile Recovery for iOS allows users to recover one type of data each time.