Lost iPhone Data after iOS 7 Downgrade
“Last night, I have downgrade my iPhone 5 from iOS 7 to iOS 6.I think the iOS 7 Operating system is very uncomfortable to use for me. Moreover, the iOS 7 itself has a lot of bugs, although it's designed innovatively, I still prefer to use iOS 6, so I downgrade iOS 7 to iOS 6 version. But after I downgrade my iPhone 5 to iOS 6, all my iPhone contacts, call list recording and text messages are lost, also my important pictures, videos and notes were gone. I want to know how torecover lost data from my iPhone 5 after downgrade to iOS 6?”
iPhone data loss happens now and then due to various reasons, iOS 7 downgrade has now been a popular cause of them.
Note: Learn how to access and install iOS 7 in your iPhone
Personally, since only the iOS 7 Beta which is designed for developers is available so far, it is not good enough to have a comfortable experience. So let's come to a stop when trying to the newest iOS 7 and wait for the official version to come at fall.
However, thanks to the iPhone Data Recovery software, iPhone data loss is not so scared today.Choose a reliable and easy-to-use tool is the key to recovering your lost data.
How to Recover Erased Data from iPhone after iOS 7 Downgrade?
Generally, you have more than one way to recover your lost data if you have a good habit to backup your data with iCloud or iTunes.
Now suppose that you have an iTunes backup created before the Ios 7 downgrade (learn how to backup your iPhone), learn how to restore iPhone files from iTunes backup free.
Restore iPhone Data from iTunes Backup Free
1. Configure iTunes so that it does not automatically sync with your iPhone when your phone isconnected to your computer
2. Connect your iPhone to the computer.
3. Open iTunes
4. Right-click on your device and press ‘Restore from backup…’
Given that you don't have a backup of your iPhone, or the backup is created long ago, many recent
files on your iPhone are not in the backup, you may need to use a piece of software for iPhone data recovery to recover the deleted/lost data from iPhone directly.
Guide to Recover Data from iPhone without Backup
Step 1: Since this iPhone data recovery software is not an application which can run on iPhone directly, you need to download and install it on your computer. After this, connect iPhone with PC using a USB connector, then initiate it, choose the first mode of “Recover Data from iOS Device” from the top menu.
Step 2: Enter the DFU mode to scan iPhone (This is needless for iPhone 5/4S users)
Firstly, Hold “Home” and “Power” button for 5 seconds to power off iPhone, then click “start”.
Secondly, press “Home” and “Power” from 10 seconds.
Finally, press “Power” and hold “Home” for 15 seconds.
Then we can enter the DFU mode and there will be progress windows for communicating with device to scan the lost data.
Step 3: Read lost data scanned
When the communication is finished, all your iPhone data lost during the iOS 7 downgrade will be listed in categories. It means that the tool can recover all the 11 kinds of files types.
Step 4: Recover lost data
Choose the listed lost data, click “Recover” and set the save path for the files recovered.After finished, exit DFU mode by holding “Home” and “Power” button for about 5 seconds.
Step 5: When recovery is done, you can go back to see the regained data from the location you just specified.