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How to Recover Files from Jailbroken iOS 9 with Ease

Apple has released iOS 9.3.2 with some minor bug fixes and improvements, and users can download it now via OTA direct on their devices or via iTunes using their computers. Although iOS 9.3.2 update fixed some bugs on old versions, there are quite a few limitations like: you are unable to download Android Apps. So well, more and more users like to jailbreak their iOS devices to meet their needs. For instance, after jailbreaking, you can use alternatives to the default apps in iOS, of which many have more functionality; you are able to customize your iPhone's look and feel to suit your personality, rather than being stuck with the far more limited options in iOS. However, is it safe to jailbreak iOS 9.3.2? How to jailbreak iOS 9.3.2?
Today, this post will show you all answers in order.

Overview of iOS 9.3.2 Jailbreak

Before knowing how to jailbreak iOS 9.3.2, you had better know what iOS jailbreaking is.

What Is Jailbreaking

Jailbreaking is the act of removing the restrictions and limitations imposed by iOS. Jailbreaking permits root access to the iOS file system and manager, allowing the download of additional applications, extensions, and themes that are unavailable through the official Apple App Store.

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How to Jailbreak iOS 9.3.2

Since jailbreaking can help to expand the feature set limited by Apple and its App Store, many users choose to jailbreak their iOS devices. However, how to complete this task easily and safely?

Step 1: backup data in case of any accidents

In general, experienced users will back up all needed things before jailbreaking their iPhone or other iOS devices since iOS jailbreaking will erase all things.
So, in order to avoid data loss, you had better make a backup of all important data.

Step 2: jailbreak

Then, it's time to jailbreak. Here, if you Google jailbreak tools for iOS 9.3.2, you will find there are different tools can help you, like Pangu. View How to Jailbreak iOS 9.3.3 Using Pangu Jailbreak [English] And Cydia Impactor to know more details.

No doubt, with a jailbroken iOS device, you can install software from a rival to the App Store. BUT, jailbreaking is a difficult disk, and this operation often got stuck in DFU mode and then you are unable to access your data. Besides, some new users always forgot to backup data before jailbreaking, and then they found their data were lost after jailbreaking.

The following is a true story about iOS 9 jailbreaking causes data lost:

How to recover lost photos on iPhone 6s plus after iOS 9 jailbreak? Last week I have bought a new iPhone 6s plus, as Apple fans, I like to jailbreak my iPhone 6s plus devices to install third-party applications, tweaks, mods, themes, useful utilities, and other content (called “packages”) from Cydia, the jailbreak equivalent of the App Store on iOS. But after jailbreaking my iPhone 6s, I found all pictures stored on my iPhone were losing. How can I restore jailbroken iPhone 6s Plus lost photos files? Is it possible to recover data from a jailbroken iOS 9 devices? Thank you!
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Therefore, How to Recover iOS Data after Jailbreaking Your iPhone, iPod touch and iPad becomes a hot topic around the Apple clients.

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Right now, if you lose data because of jailbreaking, don't need to feel panic and you can find answers in this post.

How to Recover Files from Jailbroken iOS 9

Today, I am going to show how to effectively restore data after iOS 9 jailbreak under different circumstances.

Chapter One: Recover Files from Jailbroken iOS 9 Devices Directly (without Backup Files)

Jailbreaking iOS 9 is quite easy. However, mistakenly jailbreak iOS system can cause data loss, and what's even more serious is the fact that there is no backup. In this situation, how can you actually recover lost data?

Here, a professional yet green iOS data recovery program, MiniTool Mobile Recovery for iOS, is recommended here, for it can help you restore data after iOS 9.3.2 jailbreak through simple steps, whether you have a backup file or not. And, it can restore up to 15 types of media data and text data, including photos, APP photos, videos, messages, message attachments, contacts, WhatsApp, WhatsApp attachments, notes, calendar, reminders, Safari Bookmarks, voice memos, call history and APP documents.

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Note: this software offers Windows version and Mac version for your use.

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Step-by-step guide to recover data on jailbroken iOS 9 devices directly

Step 1: connect your iOS device to computer, and then click this scan button on the main interface of MiniTool Mobile Recovery for iOS.

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Note: The scanning process will take a few minutes, and it depends on the amount of data saved on the device.
Step 2: preview all found data after scanning.
Step 3: save needed data.


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Chapter Two: Recover Data on Jailbroken iOS 9 Devices from Backup Files

I'm sure you've backed up your device before jailbreaking your iOS 9.3.2, right? Ok, if so, you can try using the 2 solutions below to recover lost data from your jailbroken iOS device.

Solution 1: recover data from iTunes/iCloud backup files directly

Many users choose to run iOS devices like iPhone, for they can make a copy of their information with iCloud or iTunes to use in case their devices is ever replaced, lost, or damaged.

So well, if your data are lost after jailbreaking, you can easily recover all data from the iTunes backup or iCloud backup, as shown in the following steps. (Note: here we take restoring from iTunes backup files for example.)

1.Connect device to computer and open iTunes to start with the procedure.
2.Click your device, go to the Summary tab, and click Restore Backup. (Or go to File > Devices > Restore from Backup.)

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3.Look at the date and size of each backup and pick the most relevant.
4.Click Restore and wait a while for the process to run its course.

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Although iTunes/iCloud backup can help you recover lost files from jailbroken iOS 9, you are unable to choose what kind of data you want to recover, and this method will replace all the existing data on your iOS device. Here, is it possible to selectively restore iOS data from an iTunes backup?
Of course, the answer is yes! Now, please see the following method.

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Solution 2: recover data from iTunes/iCloud backup via MiniTool Mobile Recovery for iOS

The professional MiniTool iOS data recovery software not only can recover data from devices directly, but also can restore data from iTunes or iCloud backup by using "Recover from iTunes Backup File" or "Recover from iCloud Backup File" module. Besides, the 2 modules will show the backup files to you in a very intuitive way. Therefore, you can find needed data conveniently.

Due to the limitations of iCloud, currently MiniTool Mobile Recovery for iOS does not support recovering iCloud backup data from devices running iOS 9.0 or above. So here, to recover files from jailbroken iOS 9.3.2 quickly and effectively, you should try using the "Recover from iTunes Backup File" module. Detailed steps are shown below.

Step-by-step guide to recover data from iTunes Backup File
Step 1: Open MiniTool Mobile Recovery for iOS and select "Recover from iTunes Backup File" to detect all backup files in the computer. Tip: In this interface, you are able to pick out the needed backup through "Name", "Latest Backup Date" or "Serial Number".

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Notice 1: If the backup files are stored into a special location, you can click on "Select" to find them out. Finally, with a click on "Add", the specified data will be added to the list, as shown below.

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Notice 2: If the selected iTunes backup file is encrypted, you should enter the password and click "Confirm" to unlock it.

Step 2: Select specified backup files, and then click "Scan" button. A few minutes later, the data in it will be shown. Note: the scanning time is determined by the capacity of iTunes backup, please wait patiently.

Step 3: Through classification list or search box, you can find out the wanted files in a short time. Then please tick them and click on "Recover" to start the restoration job. Generally, the program will give a default save path, but you can also click "Browse" button to choose a desired location in accordance with actual demands. After confirmation, all checked data will be saved to the specified place.

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After seeing the above 2 solutions of recovering lost data from backup files, you can choose a suitable one according to actual needs. However, if you don't want to lose the existing data on your iOS 9.3.2 device, you had better choose the second one, for recovering data from iTunes backup by using MiniTool Mobile Recovery for iOS will not replace all the current data on your device. Besides, with this method, you have the right to choose what kind of data you want to recover.

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2 Necessary Tips for iOS Jailbreak

1: Backup Data before You Jailbreak

Jailbreak is the process of breaking the root jail of your iPhone or iPad so that you can modify the operating system and install apps outside of Apple's security policies and the App Store. It allows you to tweak things like themes, and add new feature Apple doesn't provide.

However, you had better think twice before you jailbreak, for jailbreaking will cause data loss. Or, after jailbreaking, your devices get stuck at the Apple logo, or frozen with a white screen, or a completely dim screen and then you cannot access their data.

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Therefore, if you determine to jailbreak iOS, you should back up all needed data in case of any accidents. Here, I guess you might be interested in this About backups for iOS devices post.

2: Recover Files from Jailbroken iOS 9 Effectively

If you find your data are lost after jailbreaking, you should stop using your device immediately, and then find a suitable solution to retrieve lost data.

MiniTool Mobile Recovery for iOS, a green, professional and simple data recovery program developed by MiniTool Solution Ltd., is recommended here. It not only can recover data from iOS devices directly, but also supports recovering data from iTunes or iCloud backup file. Besides, with this software, you are able to selectively restore iOS data. What's more, this professional iOS Data Recovery program can recover data that have been lost in a variety of ways including accidental deletion, iOS update, factory settings, etc.

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The free edition of MiniTool Mobile Recovery for iOS has great limitations. The previous post Functional Limitations in MiniTool Mobile Recovery for iOS will tell you more information. Therefore, if you need to recover more data, you had better choose a paid edition to break the limitation.

Bottom Line

Do you want to jailbreak to remove Apple's restrictions on your iOS devices (iPod touch, iPhone, iPad)? Do you know how to complete this task? Do you know how to timely and effectively recover iOS data that have been lost due to jailbreaking?

Now, this post not only explains what jailbreaking is as well as how to jailbreak, but also shows several methods to recover lost data from jailbroken iOS device as well as some necessary tips for jailbreaking. If you like this post, share it! On the other hand, if you have any problem or suggestion, please leave it in the following comment or directly send email to [email protected].