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FAQs regarding iFonebox the iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch data recovery tool


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Nov 17, 2014
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iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch are occupying more and more time in our daily life now, and we are getting used to saving contacts on the phone and taking notes with the Notes app instead of writing them down. What else we've put on the iOS tech toys? We put every memorable dates on the Calendar or Reminder, and record our children’s first word in Voice memos. And most importantly, we take pictures and shoot every memorable moment with the iOS camera. The iOS devices are becoming more and more important to our daily life that it carries almost all important moments of our memories on its hard drive. But meanwhile, the more we rely on the device, the more risks we may take on losing our important memories data if there is something wrong with the iOS device, so to back up your data from the iOS device is a very important thing. But what if you delete some important messages or notes accidentally from your iDevice without backup? That’s why iFonebox developers made such an iOS data recovery tool. And here are some FAQs regarding the iOS data recovery tool.


1. What is iFonebox?

iFonebox is an application running on either Windows or Mac computers to help you recover lost data from iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch or iTunes Backup files. It also helps edit and transfer recovered Contacts and Notes directly back to your device.

iFonebox official website: http://www.ifonebox.com

2. Is iFonebox safe?

Yes, iFonebox is safe and secure. You can install it on your computer and recover your device by entering your home screen passcode and trust the computer. And iFonebox.com is SSL protected that your personal info will be highly protected.


3. What can iFonebox recover?

From the iOS Device (iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch), iFonebox can back up and recover:
Contacts, Messages, Call history, Notes, Reminders, Calendar, Safari Bookmarks, and some photo thumbnails in Camera Roll.


From iTunes Backup file, iFonebox can extract and recover:

Photo Stream, Camera Roll, Message attachments, Voice memos, Contacts, Messages, Call history, Notes, Reminders, Calendar, and Safari Bookmarks.


4. What makes iFonebox competitive with others?

* Edit and transfer recovered contacts and notes directly back to iDevice;

* Recover some thumbnails of deleted photos directly from iOS 5/6 Devices;

* Fully Compatible with iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus and iOS;

* Preview what can be recovered and what's existing;

* It's as easy as 1-2-3.

5. When do you need to recover from iDevice?

* Accidentally deleted/lost the above 8 types of data

* Got iPhone screen crashed

* Forgot iPhone screen passcode and want to get back all existing and lost data from the phone to PC

* Any other cases that the device is still able to be started


* If you erased all contents in Reset section of General on you Device, or you've restored the device in iTunes, that’s the worst condition since the data is completely erased completely, and no one can recover anything even iFonebox.

* Existing media files in Camera Roll, Photo Stream, Message Attachment, and Voice Memos can be backed up to PC/Mac in their original formats, such as JPG, MOV, and m4a.

6. When do you need to recover from iTunes Backup files?

* Got iDevice lost

* Got iDevice water-damaged

* Got iDevice crashed

* Any case that the iDevice is not able to be started again and you've backed up data in iTunes before.

7. How to recover data with iFonebox?

To recover data with iFonebox is easy. It has two modes, recover from iOS device and recover from iTunes backup.

If you hope to recover from the iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch, please follow the following steps.

1) Install and register iFonebox. This step is only required for the first time launching.

2) Connect your iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch to the computer.

3) Enter your home screen on the device and press Trust if you are running iOS 7 and above.

4) Click Recover from iOS Device and wait while iFonebox is scanning your device. It will take a while if you have large data on the device.

5) Check what iFonebox can recover in different tabs and choose which one to be recovered.

6) If you’d like to recover Contacts and Notes, you can edit and transfer the data directly from iFonebox to the Device.

7) For other data, you can click Recover button to recover to your computer. When the task is done, the output folder will pop up with recovered data in different folders.

You can recover Contacts, Messages, Call History, Notes, Calendar, Reminders, some photos’ thumbnails from Camera Roll of iOS 5/6 devices, and Safari Bookmark.

To recover from iTunes Backup is also a piece of cake.

1) Launch iFonebox.

2) Click Recover from iTunes Backup button.

3) Choose the backup file you’d like to recover from and click Scan.

4) Wait until iFonebox finish the scanning. It will take a while if you have large data on the backup file.

5) Check what can be recovered in different tabs and click Recover to put the recovered files to your computer.

6) If you are recovering Notes and Contacts, you can connect your device and click Transfer all selected to device button and transfer them to your iOS device.

You can recover Text content: Contacts, Messages, Call history, Calendar, Notes, Reminder, Safari bookmark; Media content: Camera Roll, Photo Stream, Message attachments, Voice memos.

Thank you for your time for reading such a long post. If you have any other questions regarding iOS data recover or iFonebox, please feel free to ask us here or on our Facebook page.

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