What are the best ways to recover data from a lost iPhone?

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    #1iMyfone D-Back

    iMyfone D-Back

    iMyfone D-Back is a software manager for recovering lost or deleted data on iOS devices such as iPad and iPhone. This features recovery of data from Viber, WhatsApp, Line, Kik, and so on. Can be downloaded on Windows or Mac.

    Software

    iOS, Windows, Mac

    Varies by plan

    Justin Morris
    Written on July 25, 2018
    "My iPhone got stolen just recently and I haven't back up its data on iCloud yet. But with this tool I am able to successfully recover all my data on my iPhone. Too bad though I can't get my phone anymore. "
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    #2iPhone Backup Extractor

    iPhone Backup Extractor

    iPhone Backup Extractor from Reincubate is a software that can recover data from iTunes or iCloud backups from iPhone (including 2FA backups) . It can also recover the restrictions passcode. 

    Software

    Windows, Mac

    Free- Varies by plan

    Bella Zhang
    Written on July 25, 2018
    "This has really helped me retrieve my data from my stolen iPhone. It worked well and was able to recover every data i had on my iPhone. Thanks to this! "
  3. 12

    #3[TUTORIAL] How to Recover Data from Lost or Stolen iPhone

    [TUTORIAL] How to Recover Data from Lost or Stolen iPhone

    How to Recover Data from Lost or Stolen iPhone is a video tutorial posted on the YouTube channel of Li Na showing how to recover data from an iPhone using the software iPhone Data Recovery. 

    Videos

    Free

    Tyler Wilson
    Written on July 25, 2018
    "Uhmmm.. okay so this is a video tutorial which showed how to use the software iMyfone D-Back. I do not know if this will work but I will download the software since it actually looks legit that it will work. I'll get back on this and rate this higher than 4 if it works. "
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    #4Enigma Recovery

    Enigma Recovery

    Enigma Recovery is an easy-to-use data recovery software and app for smart devices. It will allow you to recover lost data such as iMessages, contacts, call history, calendar events, and more.

    Software

    iOS, Windows, Mac

    Free

    Vivaan Trivedi
    Written on July 25, 2018
    "An easy to use tool that has helped me restore and retrieve all the data from my stolen iPhone. I actually thought i would never be able to get back those files and data which are very important to me. "
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    #5321Soft iPhone Data Recovery

    321Soft iPhone Data Recovery
    The software lets you to recover data that is lost or accidentally deleted from your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. It has the ability of recover up to 12 different file types that contain information like text messages, notes, videos, music, photos, contacts, and social media.
    Software

    Mac

    $59.95- Free trial available

    Judy Gomez
    Written on July 25, 2018
    "I have been using this software to recover the data which I have accidentally deleted from my iPhone. But a few days ago I got my iPhone stolen and I haven't backed up my files on my iCloud yet. But with this, I was able to recover those from the messages, notes, videos, music, photos, and contacts!!!1"
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    #6[TUTORIAL] How to recover lost data from iPhone

    [TUTORIAL] How to recover lost data from iPhone

    How to recover lost data from iPhone is a video tutorial posted on the YouTube channel of iAppleStuffsPRO where he shows how to recover data from an iPhone using the iMyfone D-Back. 

    Videos

    Free

    Rose Carr
    Written on July 25, 2018
    "After watching this video tutorial on how to use the iMyfone D-Back iPhone data recovery. I think i am convinced that i would have to buy the software to recover the files on my lost iPhone. Fingers crossed that this will really work eh. "
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    #7Dr. Fone

    Dr. Fone

    Dr. Fone is an application which lets you transfer your data from one device to another. It supports iOS and Android devices and it can also backup data and export to your PC.

    Apps

    Android, iOS, Windows, Mac

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Willie Gutierrez
    Written on July 25, 2018
    "I downloaded this app believing that it will help me get back my files but then it didn't work. WTH! I paid for this and i didn't get back what i paid for!!!!"
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    #8How to Recover Lost Data Directly from iPhone or iTunes Backups?

    How to Recover Lost Data Directly from iPhone or iTunes Backups?

    How to Recover Lost Data Directly from iPhone or iTunes Backups? is a video posted on the YouTube channel of Wondershare explaining about its software Wondershare Dr. Fone which will help you to recover lost data.

    Videos

    Free

    Sarah Rose
    Written on July 25, 2018
    "Basically this is just video talking about the Dr Fone software. IDK if this is really helpful but let's see once I get the software and use it."

Summary

Best What are the best ways to recover data from a lost iPhone
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1iMyfone D-BackSoftware 18 Paid
2iPhone Backup ExtractorSoftware 14 Free
3[TUTORIAL] How to Recover Data from Lost or Stolen iPhoneVideos 12 Free
4Enigma RecoverySoftware 10 Free
5321Soft iPhone Data RecoverySoftware 6 Paid
6[TUTORIAL] How to recover lost data from iPhoneVideos 6 Free
7Dr. FoneApps 2 Free
8How to Recover Lost Data Directly from iPhone or iTunes Backups?Videos 1 Free
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