WRITTEN BY Tina ON May 25, 2015
Offering a seamless service for syncing data between computers and iOS devices, iCloud can automatically syncs documents and data without connecting to the mobile devices via USB cable. Although it is pretty convenient to use iCloud to back up your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch data, it still has some shortcomings. For example, there has no access to download and view iCloud backup content directly which could be an annoying issue for iPhone users. In this case, only when applying a third party tool can you solve this issued properly and effectively.
iPhone Data Recovery, a powerful recovery tool for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, helps you download and extract iCloud backup files to your Windows or Mac. Before you recover the files, you can take a preview and selectively download what you like from iCloud backup. Once you have applied this program to download backup files from iCloud, you will be surprised that it can be used to recover many kinds of lost data, such as bookmarks, video, photos, contacts, note, calendar etc. So much for the brief introduction to this software, now let me show you how to download iCloud backup files with this software.
First, please make sure that you have downloaded, installed and run the program smoothly. And it’s not necessary to connect your iOS device to your PC. After that, you will see the interface below. Then choose “Recover form iCloud Backup File”, then you will ask to sign in iCloud account by entering your Apple ID and password.
After you sign in iCloud account, all previous iCloud backup files will display automatically. You can choose one backup file you like and then click “Download”. But you have to know that this program will take some time to download the files and you’d better keep waiting until the whole process is done.
When you have downloaded the backup files, this software will start to scan the files. After scanning, you are able to preview all contents inside iCloud backup files. The files are all listed in different categories. And while previewing, you can choose the specific items you like and then click “Recover” to save them on your computer.
iPhone Data Recovery can help you selectively preview and download iCloud backup files. It also support iPhone users to recover lost data by extracting iTunes backup files. Therefore, if you want to retrieve deleted text messages on iPhone or retrieve other data from iPhone, you can have no hesitation to use this software to help you.