Restore Lost Data From Backup When Update iPhone To iOS 9

By | September 11, 2015


iOS 9 is going to be released officially next week. Before update to iOS 9, what you need to do first is to back up data like contacts, notes, messages, photos, videos, etc, from iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch just in case of data loss, for after update, most people will turn to us for iOS data loss problem. So bear in mind to have a full backup for your iPhone data with iTunes, iCloud or iFoneBackup so that we can help you to extract and restore lost data from backup after update.

When it comes to iOS data loss problem when update iPhone to iOS 9, you need to remember that without backup file for those lost data from iPhone or iPad, it is unlikely for you to find and get them back. However, if you have an iTunes or iCloud backup for your lost data after update to iOS 9, with iFonebox, you can extract and get all lost data back.

As is known that iFonebox (Win and Mac) is a professional and powerful iOS data recovery which is able to extract and restore lost data from iTunes or iCloud backup. Also, it is a great helper to recover deleted data like notes, messages, contacts, WhastApp messages, reminders, calendars, etc, from iPhone/iPad/iPod touch directly. Another main feature of iFonebox is that it supports to recover deleted or lost contacts and notes back to your iDevice directly. There are three working modes for iFonebox: Recover from iOS Device, Recover from iTunes Backup and Recover from iCloud Backup. Here, I will show you how to extract data from backup mode.

Restore lost data from iTunes backup after update to iOS 9 

Free download and install iFonebox firstly. Two versions accessible: Windows version and Mac version. Now, you can follow listed steps below:

  • Launch iFonebox. Choose Recover from iTunes Backup.
  • Scan data from iTunes backup.
  • Preview and select lost data to recover.

Tips: if you use iFoneBackup to do the backup work, you can also scan iFoneBackup file from  Recover from iTunes Backup mode. Just click “Select More” and choose your backup data to scan with iFonebox.

Restore lost data from iTunes backup after update to iOS 9

If you have an iCloud backup for your lost data when update to iOS 9, you can also choose Recover from iCloud Backup mode.

  • Run iFonebox. Choose Recover from iCloud Backup. Please sign in with your Apple ID and password, then select one iCloud backup to download.
  • Scan data from downloaded iCloud backup file.
  • Preview and select lost data to recover.


The above are about how to restore lost data when update iPhone or iPad to iOS 9 with iFonebox, quite convenient. Again, before update to iOS 9, remember to have a full-scale backup for your iPhone or iPad.


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