How To Retrieve Data From Dropped Broken iPhone?

By | August 7, 2018

I was fishing today and dropped my original iPhone in the water. It doesn’t work anymore. I can’t find a way to get my data off the broken iPhone…any help? Any suggestions will be greatly appreciated! restore documents from non-bootable iphone

Dropped your iPhone heavily on the floor, from the stair or on other hard objects? Anything might happen. Your iPhone is still in a perfect condition if you’re lucky enough. Or worse, it has a cracked screen. Even the worst, you need to change a new one. It depends on the extend of the drop. No matter you belong which one, the first thing you need to do is to get your iPhone have a check first. At the same time, you may wonder how to retrieve data from dropped broken iPhone. Actually, you can never get back the data on it, but only from the previous iTunes or iCloud backup if you have one. And iFonebox can be the best tool for you to restore documents from that backup without an iOS device.

iFonebox is a specialized iOS backup extractor which is aimed to restore up to 17 kinds of data such as contacts, notes, text messages, safari history, call logs, reminders, calendar events, voice memos, photos, videos, WeChat data, WhatsApp data and many more. With the help of iFonebox, you’re allowed to extract whatever data instead of restoring the whole backup. The following are some of its highly useful features:

  • Three independent working modes: recover from iOS device, recover from iTunes backup, recover from iCloud backup
  • It’s very easy to use and 100% safe
  • It allows you to download the free trial version to read all the recoverable data before the recovery progress
  • Selectively recovery without losing any existing data on your device
  • It’s compatible with a large arrange of iPhone/ iPad/ iPod, including iPhone X
  • It also can be used to scan your device directly if you don’t have a backup

iFonebox has two available versions: Windows version and Mac version. Please make sure to install the right version for your computer. Once you have installed the program, next I will show you how to regain information if your iPhone is broken.





Step one: Run iFonebox and enter your Apple ID

Run the program, then just click the “Recover from iCloud Backup” at the top right of the software. You’ll be asked to sign in with your Apple ID account and password correctly.

Recover from iCloud1

Step two: Download data from iCloud backup

After you have selected an iCloud backup to download, it will start the downloading process. You can select all to download.


Step three: Scan data

Take voice memos for example, click on “Voice memos” icon to start scanning automatically. It will take some time, you should wait patiently.

iCloud backup-select icon to scan1

Step four: Preview and download data

Now you can select the memos you want and click “Recover to pc”, then the instruction is accomplished.

restore missing voice memos from iCloud backup

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