Three Methods to Recover Lost/Deleted Data from iOS 8
Method 1: Recover Lost Files from iOS 8 Device Directly
Step 1. Connect your iOS 8 device and scan it for lost data
First of all, connect your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch in which version is iOS 8 to your computer with a USB cable. Run iPhone Data Recovery program on the same computer, and click the button of Start Scan to scan your iOS device for lost data as the picture shown.
Step 2. Preview and retrieve lost data of iOS 8
When finishing scanning, you can click the category list on the left side to preview all scanned iOS 8 data. Click the button "Only display the deleted items", the program will only show your deleted files. As you see, deleted files such as contacts, text messages, notes, and so on will be displayed on the right panel. Then you can choose whatever you want and click Recover button to save them on your computer or iOS device.
Step 1. Scan and extract iTunes backup file for iOS 8 lost data
Launch the iTunes backup extractor – iPhone Data Recovery, and choose Recover from iTunes Backup File in the primary window. Then all the iTunes backup files of your iOS 8 iPhone, iPad, iPod touch will shown in the window. Select the one including your iOS 8 lost data and press the button "Start Scan" to extract all content in this iTunes backup file.
Step 2. Preview and restore iOS 8 lost data
After a few minutes for scanning, all data in iTunes backup file will displayed in the interface. You can choose any photos, songs, contacts, messages, etc. that you want to recover to save them on your iOS 8 iPhone, iPad, iPod touch or your computer. As you expect, iOS lost data will be recovered.
Step 1. Sign in your iCloud account and download the iCloud backup file
In the primary window, turn to Recover from iCloud Backup File. Sign in your iCloud account. It's not necessary for you to worry about the security of your account because the program will not save your account information. Then select the iCloud backup file covering your iOS 8 lost data and download it.
Step 2. Retrieve iOS 8 lost data from your iCould backup file
Just click button Scan, the program will spend some time on extracting all content from the iCloud backup file. When completed, you can preview all files. Tick the items you want to recover and click Recover. You can restore contacts, messages and notes to either iOS 8 device or your computer. For other data, you can save them to your computer.
Follow the above steps, you'll find it so easy to restore iPhone from iCloud.