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3 Ways to Restore iPhone 5 after iOS 6 Update

Mar. 19, 2014 02:31 pm / Updated by Jerry Cook to iPhone 5/5S/5C Tips
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Apple has released iOS 6 update for iPhone 5, allowing users to better enjoy iPhone 5 with this iOS 6.1.4. However, while updating iPhone 5 to iOS 6 versions, such as iOS 6.1.4, 6.1.3, 6.1.2, 6.1.1, etc. you may suffer data loss. If you want to recover iPhone 5 after iOS 6 update, you can try the following 3 ways.

How to Restore iPhone 5 after iOS 6 Upgrade?

Updating iPhone devices would cause data loss, such as you may lose important photos, contacts, SMS, call history, etc. Calm down when you lost files. There are 3 easy ways for you to restore iPhone 5 after iOS 6 update.

Way 1: Retrieve iPhone 5 after iOS 6 Update from iTunes Backup

If you are lucky to backup data with iTunes before you update iPhone 5 to iOS 6 versions, you can restore all the backed-up data to iPhone 5. However, iTunes would never allow you to get access to the files and directly view them in details. With iPhone 5 Data Recovery, you can easily preview and optionally select any wanted files to restore iPhone 5 after iOS 6 upgrade by extracting iTunes files in details.

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  • 1. Run iPhone 5 Data Recovery on Windows 8.1/8/7/XP/Vista, select "Recover Data from iTunes Backup File". Choose your backup file and click "Start Scan".

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  • 2. Preview backup files and select the wanted ones to recover.

Way 2: Directly Restore iPhone 5 after iOS 6 Versions Update without Backup

If you have no iPhone 5 backup files, the workable method on how to restore iPhone 5 after iOS 6 update is to use Tenorshare iPhone Data Recovery to directly recover the lost iPhone 5 data. This professional data recovery tool can help you retrieve any data on iPhone 5 without putting your device into DFU mode.

  • 1. Connect iPhone 5 to computer, select "Recover Data from iOS Devices" and click "Start Scan".

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  • 2. Select files to preview and recover.

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Way 3: Restore iPhone 5 Data from iCloud Backup after iOS 6 Update

If you have iCloud backup, you can also retrieve iPhone 5 contents from iCloud backup with this iPhone 5 data recovery tool. It won't erase your data on the device. Log into iCloud account under the mode "Recover Data from iCloud Backup File", and then start data recovery.

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How to Update iPhone 5 to iOS 6.1.4?

There are two methods to update your iPhone 5 to this new version of iOS 6.

If you lost data during the updating process, never hesitate to use iPhone Data Recovery to help you recover iPhone 5 data. If you are Mac users, try iPhone Data Recovery for Mac to restore iPhone 6 on Mac after iOS 6 update.

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