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Simple Way to Extract Data from iTunes Backup

iDevices have become important part in our daily digital life. At most of time we use them to call our friends, take a picture or send messages to others. At the same time, iTunes provides us a way to make a backup of them, saved in a file called Manifest.plist. Unfortunately, none of us can view the data in iTunes backup directly no matter with or without password. So in order to extract data from iTunes backup, you need a simple way, iSunshare iOS Data Genius.

Why or when you need to extract data from iTunes backup?

1. Want to view what have saved in iTunes backup.

2. Mistakenly deleted contacts, SMS, photos videos etc from iDevices and now need to recover them.

3. iDevices are water-damaged, broken or stolen, and now you want to get back data ever saved in iDevices.

3 simple steps to extract data from iTunes backup:


iSunshare iOS Data Genius is one of the best iOS data recovery apps, which provides two ways to recover deleted or lost data for iPhone/iPad/iPod. One of them is to recover from iTunes backup file without connecting iOS devices to Windows computer. Therefore, even though you have no iDevices around, it doesn't affect your data extract from iTunes backup.

Step 1: Choose "Recover from iTunes Backup File" mode.

After iOS Data Genius runs on Windows computer where stores iTunes backup you need to extract data from, click the "Recover from iTunes Backup File" at the top side. Then you will see a list of iTunes backup files, displaying the Device Name, Last Backup Date and Serial Number.

select iTunes backup to scan data


Step 2: Browse data in iTunes backup.

According to the device name and backup date, choose the proper iTunes backup from list you want to extract data from, and click on "Start Scan" button. Then you can browse all the data in the iTunes backup file. Click the data type from the left pane, and this kind of data will be shown in the right window.

recover iTunes backup data with iOS Data Genius


Step 3: Extract data from iTunes backup.

As you see, photos, videos, contacts, messages, call history, notes, reminder, voice memos, and safari bookmard etc can be viewed and extracted from iTunes backup file.

1. Now just check and choose the data you want to extract from iTunes backup file on the left pane, and click "Recover" button at the bottom side. On following pop-up dialog, choose a folder to save the data you wish to extract.

save iTunes backup data on computer

2. Instantly, a dialog would appear and show you that all the data you choose have been extracted successfully from iTunes backup file.

extract lost data from iTunes backup successfully

Note: This works only when iTunes backup file is not encrypted. If iTunes backup is encrypted with password you don't know, please recover iTunes backup password at first and then remove encryption in iTunes.

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