MiniTool Mobile Data Recovery for iOS

User Manual

Interface Introduction

Register Window


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Paid version: You can see the register window after double-clicking MiniTool Mobile Recovery for iOS. If you have bought the paid version of this tool, we should have sent the serial number to your reserved mailbox. You need to copy the serial number from the mailbox, paste it to the “Serial number” input box and then click “Activate” to smoothly register. If you haven't bought MiniTool Mobile Recovery for iOS from our official website, you can click “Continue trial” to try using the three modules in the software to see whether it can find the certain data you need.

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Free version: this version allows users to recover a small amount of data at a time. Although you will still be prompted to enter the serial number after opening the software, you can directly click “Continue trail” to try this tool first to see whether it can find the data you need. There is no difference between the free version and the paid version after you are inputting the serial number.

Note: the differences between the registered and unregistered version lie in functions. To know the details, please refer to “Functional Limitations in MiniTool Mobile Recovery for iOS”.

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Giveaway version: You will be asked to activate MiniTool Mobile Recovery for iOS after opening this version. At this time, you need to paste the corresponding serial number into the text box and then click “Activate”. However, if you choose “Continue trail”, you can't achieve recovering files found by Giveaway version because it only supports viewing these files.

Note: You should click “Advanced Version” to upgrade Giveaway to the advanced license if you want to enjoy technique support and upgrade service.

Main Window


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There are three powerful modules on the main window: “Recover from iOS Device”, “Recover from iTunes Backup File” and “Recover from iCloud Backup File”. And “Recover from iOS Device” function is chosen by default. At this time, the software will prompt you to connect your iOS device to PC.

Interface Introduction 5 : the link is provided to help users solve the problem that the iOS device isn't connected or unrecognized by the program.

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Device is connecting to software

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Interface Introduction 8 “Option” button: there are “Tutorial F1”, “Purchase”, “Register” and “Check for Updates” included in the menu bar of the unregistered version.

Interface Introduction 9 “Tutorial F1” button: we'd like to do our best to help you in line with the spirit of customer first. If you encounter any bug during the process of using Mobile Recovery for iOS, we hope that you can spend a little time filling the feedback form. We will take your feedback form seriously and reply you in time. t you can spend a little time filling the feedback form. We will take your feedback form seriously and reply you in time.

Interface Introduction 10 “Purchase”: click it to go to the purchase website.

Interface Introduction 11 “Register” button: before you register, the key-shaped button

Interface Introduction 11 will always stay in the title bar. You can click the “Register” button to quickly pop out the register window. And after you registered, this button will automatically disappear.

Interface Introduction 12 “Check for Updates”: click it to check whether the current software version is the latest version or not and see the corresponding updated information.

Note: Interface Introduction 13 “Update” button: if you buy the paid version of our software, you can enjoy free lifetime upgrade service. Along with the continuous renewal of the iOS devices and the constant expansion of users' needs, our software will also be continuously updated. When the software's functions can not satisfy your needs, please try clicking “Check for Updates” from the menu bar to see whether the software has been upgraded. Certainly, you can also click Interface Introduction 9Tutorial F1” button to give us feedback on your request and advice. And we will improve our product as soon as possible.

File List Window


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Show all filesShow all files”: “Photos & Videos” are shown by default.

View by date "View by date": this is a sorting button. After it was clicked, the files will be classified by date. And it's convenient for you to find the data you need according to date.

View folders "View folders": this function is used to show pictures according to folder. Categories include: Albums, Photos, Recently Deleted, Panoramas and Photo Stream. You can quickly find the data you need according to the certain image category.

Interface Introduction 29 : only show the deleted items

Interface Introduction 30 deleted data/ total data

Interface Introduction 15 : the selected files number and size and the total files number and size.

Back "Back" function
Click “Back” to go back to the scan interface

Click “Back” to go back to the iTunes backup file list window from “Recover from iTunes Backup File

Click “Back” button to get back to iCloud backup file list window from “Recover from iCloud Backup File

Recover “Recover” button: after the “Recover” button was clicked, this software will automatically go to the data recovery window.

iCloud Sign In Window


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Load Downloaded Files : load the downloaded iCloud backup files
After this button was clicked, the software will load all the downloaded iCloud backup data in computer. Whether the data were completely or partially downloaded, they will be displayed by this tool.

Forgot Apple ID or Password : get back ID and password
If you failed to sign in iCloud after trying several times, you may have forgotten your Apple ID and password. You can go to Apple's official site to get back your ID by clicking this link.

Downloaded iCloud Backup File List Window


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Interface Introduction 18 : click this button to get back to the login window.
After you clicked “Load DownLoaded Files” under iCloud module, you will see downloaded iCloud backup file list. And if you click “Logout”, you can return to the iCloud login window.

Interface Introduction 20 : click this button to continue to scan lost files. When you move the mouse to “Suspend” in the status bar, the “Continue” button will appear. And you can click it to go on scanning remaining data.

iCloud File List Window


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Interface Introduction 22 : Press this button to refresh the backup file list.

Interface Introduction 19 : Delete the local iCloud backup file from computer.

Interface Introduction 23 : If there is no backup data you need in the backup file list, you can click this button to sign out and go back to the main interface.

The Explanation of Backup Files Download State
State Operational Button Explanation
None DownLoad • "None" means no data are downloaded.
• "None" will turn to "DownLoad" button when you move mouse over it.
• You can click "DownLoad" to start downloading the iCloud backup data.
Downloaded DownLoad • "DownLoaded" means all your data have been completely downloaded.
• "DownLoaded" will turn to "Start Scan" button when you move mouse over it.
• You can click "Start Scan" to begin scanning.
PartsDown DownLoad • "PartsDown" means you selected a part of data to download and the download is finished.
• "PartsDown" will turn to "DownLoad More" button when you move mouse over it.
• After you click "DownLoad More", a task pane will appear. And you can select other file types which haven't been selected to download or click "Scan DownLoaded" to scan the downloaded data.
Suspend DownLoad • "Suspend" means you pressed "Stop" during the downloading process before the operation is finished.
• "Suspend" will turn to "Continue" button when you move mouse over it.
• After you click "Continue", a task pane will appear. And you can choose other file types which haven't been selected to download or click "Scan DownLoaded" to scan the downloaded data.


After you click "DownLoad More" or "Continue", you will see the following task pane:

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Interface Introduction 25 : Select all types of files listed on the pane.

Interface Introduction 26 : Press this button to scan all downloaded data.

Interface Introduction 27 : Confirm your selection.

Interface Introduction 28 : Deselect and back to iCloud File List Window