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iOS Data Recovery for Mac 

☉ Multifunctional iPad/iPod/iPhone data recovery software for all Mac users.

☉ Extract up to 12 kinds of lost files in iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

☉ Recover lost data from iTunes&iCloud backup for all iOS devices!

☉ Get lost data back even the iOS devices are broken or damaged.

☉ Fully support iOS 9, latest iOS devices including iPhone 6s/6s plus, etc.

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User Guide for Leawo iOS Data recovery for Mac

Leawo iOS Data Recovery for Mac is easy-to-use yet powerful iOS data recovery software for all MacBook users. This software works with the Mac OS X 10.6 or later, and it is compatible with the latest iOS 8. The following guidance is about how to recover lost data from iTunes backups, how to recover data from iOS devices, and how to recover data under DFU mode (compatible with iPhone 4 and iPod touch 4).

How to Recover Lost Data from iTunes Backup?

Step 1Run Leawo iOS Data Recovery for Mac

Run Leawo iOS Data Recovery for Mac after installing it on your MacBook. Three recovery modes will be shown on the main interface: "Recover from iOS Device", "Recover from iTunes Backup" and "Recover from iCloud Backup".


Step 2Select and Scan

Click "Recover from iTunes Backup" and then the backups in your iTunes will be shown in the window. Select a backup and click "Scan" at the right bottom, and then the software will scan the backup and shows the files in the left sidebar.


Step 3Choose Files to Recover

Check a category and then the files in that category will be shown in the right part of the window. The user is able to recover all the files in the backup by checking the square beside the name of the backup, or recover all the files in a category by checking the square beside that category, or recover certain files in the category by checking the files when they show up in the window of the software.


Step 4Choose Folder to Save the Exported Files

After choosing files to recover, click "Recover" at the right bottom of the window. A dialog pops up, and the user is able to choose the target folder to save the exported files by clicking "Open" beside the "Save to" option. Check "Automatically open the output folder after finishing recover" to make sure the target folder pop up when the recovery is done. Click "Go" at the right bottom of the dialog to start the recovery.


When the recovery is finished, the target folder will pop up. Then the user is able to manage the recovered files with ease.

How to Recover Lost Files from iOS Devices?

Step 1Run the iOS Recovery Software and Connect iDevice

1.1: Run Leawo iOS Data Recovery Software for Mac after installing it on MacBook, and then choose "Recover from iOS Device". Connect the iOS device to the MacBook via the USB cable. The software will detect the iDevice automatically and then a "Start" button shows up in the middle of the window.

1.2: Plug the iOS device into the MacBook via the USB cable. Then launch Leawo iOS Data Recovery for Mac on the MacBook. The software will recognize the iOS device and show the "Start" button in the middle of the software.

1.3: If you are using iPhone 4 or iPod touch 4, you will need to recover files under DFU mode. Please refer to Part 3. How to Recover Files Under DFU Mode.


Step 2Analysis of the iOS Device and Preview of the Files

After clicking "Start" button, an analysis of the iOS device will begin.

After the analysis, the window of preview will show up. The categories of the files in your iOS device will be shown in the left sidebar, and the ones without contents will be grey. Click the certain category and the contents in it will be shown in the right part of the window. Check the files or category to recover, and then click "Recover" button at the right bottom of the window.


Step 3Choose Target Folder to Save the Exported Files

After clicking "Recover" button, the dialog of choosing target folder will pop up. Click "Open" to select a folder to save the exported files, and then click "Go" to start recovering the files. Check "Automatically open the output folder after finishing recover" if an immediately management of the exported files is needed after the recovery.


The recovery will be finished in short time. During the recovery, please don’t disconnect the iOS device. After the recovery, the target will pop up. The user is able to manage the files with ease.

How to Recover Lost Files Under DFU Mode (iPhone 4 and iPod touch 4 Only)?

Step 1Connect the iDevice and Run the Software

Connect the iDevice (iPhone 4 or iPod touch 4) to the MacBook with the USB cable. Then launch Leawo iOS Data Recovery for Mac. The software will show a tutorial of activating DFU mode on your iOS device after detecting your iDevice. You should manually activate the DFU mode then.


Step 2Activate the DFU mode and Scan of the iDevice

Click "Start" button in the window of the software. Hold the power button and the Home button on your iPhone for 10 seconds. You are able to watch the count-down time in the window of the software. After 10 seconds, the screen of your iPhone will turn black. Then release the power button and keep holding the Home button for another 10 seconds until the message "You have successfully entered the DFU mode, now you can release the home button" appears in the window of the software.


Step 3Select Files and Choose Folder to Save Them

Click the category and then the files of that category will be shown in the right part of the window. Check the files or the category and click "Recover" button at the right bottom. The dialog pops up for you to save the exported files. Click "Open" to choose a target folder to save the files. Click "Go" to start the recovery.


When the recovery is ongoing, a dialog of recovering process will show up. The progress bar will show the percentage of the recovery. Please don’t disconnect the iOS device until the recovery is done.

Extract Files from iCloud Backup

Step 1 Choose Recovery Mode

Run Leawo iOS Data Recovery for Mac, and you’ll see the 3 recovery modes in the main interface. Choose “Recover from iCloud Backup” in the window.


Step 2 Enter Apple ID

The software will ask you to log in iCloud with your Apple ID. Enter the Apple ID and click the Enter button (Right Arrow in a Circle), or hit Enter on your keyboard to move to next step.


Step 3Select iCloud Backup

The iPhone data recovery software will scan the backup(s) in your iCloud and display one backup in the main interface. Double-click the backup or click “Download” at the right bottom to scan the iCloud backup. If you don’t want to scan the backup under this Apple ID, you can click “Log out” at the left bottom.


Step 4Download iCloud Backup

After clicking the “Download” button, Leawo iOS Data Recovery will start downloading the iCloud backup if you are using the iCloud backup for the first time. The time of the download depends on the size of the backup. You can also click “Cancel” to stop downloading the backup.


Step 5Select Files

When the software finishes downloading the iCloud backup, it will start scanning the contents in the backup. When the scan is done, you can choose a category in the left sidebar, and then check the files in the right part to extract. Then click “Recover” at the right bottom to move to next step.


Step 6Choose Target Folder

A dialog pops up after the recover button is clicked. Hit “Open” in the dialog to choose a folder on your Mac computers to save the exported files, and then click “Go” to start extracting files from iCloud backup.

Leawo iOS Data Recovery for Mac

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