This is the quick start guide showing how to use Pavtube iOS Data Recovery including guides of scanning, previewing, recovering and more.
iOS Data Recovery allows you to recover data in two ways: Recover from iOS device and recover from iTunes backup. No matter which way you choose, the first step is to download and install the software on your computer. Then follow the way below to get back your data.
Part 1: Directly recover from iOS Devices
This mode helps you to recover lost contacts, messages, notes, calendar, call history, Safari bookmarks and reminders directly from iPhone 5S/5C/5/4S/4, The New iPad / iPad air /iPad Mini2 and iPod touch.
Step 1: Connect your iOS device to the computer
Run iOS Data Recovery on your computer; connect your iOS device to the computer with USB cable. Then select the "Recover from iOS Device" to start the iOS data recovery job. You'll see the window below.
Notes: if showing following interface, Please download latest version of iTunes. After installing the latest iTunes please restart the application
Step 2: Start scanning your iOS Device to find the lost files
iOS Date Recovery will automatically scan your iOS device to find out and analyze all the existing and deleted files.
Following is the progress bar show the scanning progress, and the scan time depends on the number of the file on your device. So if there are lots of data on your device, please wait patiently until the software finish the scanning task
Hit to pause the scanning process
Hit button to cancel the scanning task.
Step 3: Preview and recover data selectively
After the scan, you can easily preview all data found on your device in the scan result. Click the categories on the top side of the window like camera roll, contacts, messages, etc. You can preview all the details of them (except for videos).
Click to deselect all files.
Mark what you want and click button to save them on your computer or click icon to return to the previous page.
Note: The data displayed in the scan result contains deleted and existing files on your device. Both of them have their own color. If you want to separate them, you can use the checkbox
Part 2: Recover from iTunes backup for iOS Device
Pavtube iOS Data Recovery allows you to recover deleted contacts, messages, call history, notes, Calendars, reminders, camera roll, photo stream, message attachments and voice memos from iTunes backup
Step1. Choose an iTunes backup and starts to scan
Run iOS Data Recovery on the computer, Choose "Recover from iTunes Backup" On the main interface.
All the iTunes backup files of your iOS Device which has ever synced with iTunes on this computer will be automatically found and listed here.
You can select the one you want and click to extract it, if you want to choose another backup file please click to return to previous page.
Note: If your iTunes backup is not displayed here, it's probably because you have not synced your device with iTunes on this computer.
A few seconds later all data in the backup file will be extracted and displayed in the scan result. Scanning time depends on the number of the files on your device.
Step2. Preview and recover the data in the scan result
On the top side of the window, there is a bar containing tabs of camera roll, photo stream, contacts, messages, call history, calendar, notes, etc. You can click on different tabs to preview items (except for videos) and selectively mark and recover those you want by click the button at the at the top-left to save them on your computer.
If you don’t want to select all files that displayed in the windows, you can tick the . Then all the files would be unselected.
If you only want to get deleted files back, please check "Only display deleted items" to list deleted files only. It can help you save your time and you can easily restore the deleted files.
If the "Only display deleted items" option is grayed out, it means you can only backup existing files in that section. Nothing can be recovered there.