Step 1. Connect your iPhone to your computer and scan it
First of all, connect your iPhone to your computer and start iPhone Data Recovery software on the same computer. Your device will be detected automatically by the program. The primary window will appear as shown below. Then click the button "Start Scan" to scan your iPhone's data.
Note: If you are a user of iPhone 4 or iPhone 3GS, please choose the item "Advanced Mode" to scan your device.
Step 2. Preview and recover data from water damaged iPhone
After completing scanning, you can preview all the data and files as the picture below. Select the data you want to retain and then click "Recover" to restore them to the computer.
Note: Deleted data or lost data on the water damaged iPhone will be found by this tool as well. Yon can also choose which you like to recover.
Recover water damaged iPhone data from iTunes backup files
Step 1. Select "Recover from iTunes Backup Files" mode after running iPhone Data Recovery.
Step 2. Your iTunes backup files will be shown on the screen. Then choose the device for yours and click "Start Scan".
Step 3. When finishing scanning, you can preview all the found data and recover the files such as contacts, photos, videos, message, etc. you want to keep to your computer.
Recover water damaged iPhone data from iCloud backup files
Step 1. Launch iPhone Data Recovery and choose "Recover from iCloud Backup File" mode.
Step 2. Sign in your iCloud account. Then choose the backup for your iPhone and click "Download". The backup will be downloaded for minutes.
Step 3. After the download, you can scan to extract it. Then you can take a preview of the data and recover any data you'd like to restore from the backup to your computer.