Lost iPhone 5S Data? What You Should Do and Shouldn’t Do

Lyn Denny exclaimed on Twitter:
I've lost ALL my calendar data on my iPhone 5s - aah!! Not sure how it happened and can't seem to get it back. Off to buy a Filofax tomorrow...

  • Well, my friends, when you lost data on your iPhone suddenly, what would you do? Exclaimed your misfortune on Twitter like Lyn Denny?
  • Quietly accepted the truth and do nothing?
  • Ask your friends for help?
  • Send your iPhone to Genius?
  • Find the solution on the internet?

I can't say you are wrong, but if you cherish your data very much and extremely anxious to get it back, then you can follow the Do and Don’t below after lost your iPhone data.

What You Must Not Do


1.    Stop writing more data into your iPhone!
Yeah, the lost data still can be recovered after lost or deleted from your iPhone memory, but what you should notice is that once the store space is replaced by the new files, then your files will lose forever, God is helpless.

2.    Don’t sync your iPhone with iTunes!
If you own an iTunes backup, first recall whether the lost files contained in the recent iTunes backup. If so, then don’t sync your iPhone with iTunes until get your files back.

3.    Don’t adopt the solution randomly!
It is not wise to try every way you found on the internet, the wrong way could due to serious consequences, like iPhone stuck in recovery mode, White Apple logo etc.

What You Should Do

Stop doing the “Must Not” mentioned above. Then choose the best way for iPhone 5S data recovery.

By far, you have 3 choices to get your iPhone data back.

Choice 1: Restore iPhone contacts, text messages, photos, notes and more file from iCloud backup.

Choice 2: Extract iPhone files from iTunes backup file.

Choice 3: Recover iPhone data without backup with Tenorshare iPhone data recovery software.

All the detailed professional tutorials can be found in this professional iPhone 5S data recovery blog.


Top 5 iPhone Data Recovery Video Tutorials of 2014

Tutorial can be presented as a variety of forms, and most of the tutorials in this blog are showed as the form of text mixed with pictures. Yet, when I found most iPhone users would like to learn iPhone data recovery technology by watching video, I decided to change my style of writing in this post to introduce 5 best videos for iPhone file recovery.
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1.    Everything about iPhone Data Recovery

This is not only a step by step video guide but also shows you some common case of lost iPhone data to prevent data loss again.And so many users recommended this video on Twitter.

2.    Video for iPhone Text Message Recovery

Viewed the most on YouTube, this subject is also the most demand in the topic of iPhone data recovery. You can learn how to retrieve deleted text messages on iPhone 5S/5C/5/4S/4/3GS with/without backup with detailed steps.

3.    Video for iPhone Photo Recovery

The most interactive video and it have relaxed style. The interpretation is very detailed and you can leave any question about iPhone picture recovery in the comments, the video author will reply you soon.

4.    Video for iPhone contact Recovery

This video lesson has been helped lots of iPhone users, especially every time the iOS 7 update.

5.    Video for iPhone Note Recovery

Lost notes on iPhone? This video is special for iPhone note recovery. Well, without any backup? Nothing serious, you also can get lost notes back to iPhone with ease.

If these five great iPhone data recovery videos don’t meet your needs, read other tips on this iPhone 5S data recovery blog for more.

And don’t forget to share these videos and this post on your Twitter, Facebook, and Google+ if you like it.


How to Deleted iPhone Data Permanently before Selling

delete iphone data permanently
I said before, the lost or deleted iPhone data still can be recovered with the help of iPhone data recovery tool. For those iPhone users who want to recover data is good news. However, for those who want to sell his phone are terrible, that’s mean the purchaser is possible to view the deleted data on iPhone. Then, is there any way to delete iPhone data permanently before selling? Sure!

Attention: you should make a backup of your iPhone data before sell it and do deletion so that you can keep these file on your new phone. There are three ways you can do a backup:
-iAny Manager (Recommended!)

When the backup is finished, you can start to erase iPhone data permanently. Write more bulk data like videos into your iPhone is a very simple but incomplete way, because the new data is possible to cover the deleted data but we cannot make sure all the deleted data can be overwritten. Therefore, you should follow the ways below.

Way 1: Delete iPhone data with iTunes

This way is to delete the backup file which contains the iPhone data. The process goes like this:

Step 1:
Open iTunes Preferences:
Windows users: Choose Edit > Preferences
Mac users: Choose iTunes > Preferences

Step 2:
Don’t connect iPhone with iTunes, on the Preferences tab, click “Devices”. Then iTunes will show the backup info for finding the backup.

Step 3:
Mark the backup file you need to deleted, and click “Delete Backup” button.

Way 2: Completely delete data from iPhone itself

Please follow these steps to clear all iPhone personal data.

1.    Tap the Settings app from the Home screen of your iPhone
2.    Then tap on General settings menu.
3.    Tap on Reset menu item in the bottom.
4.    Tap on Erase All Content and Settings.
5.    And then you will be prompted to confirm your selection, tap on Erase iPhone. You can't undo this action, tap Erase iPhone one more time to confirm.

Also can follow this picture guide:
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