Even with smart devices like iPhone, iPad or iPad, it is easy to make mistakes and lost files on them when you're using the device. Losing the data from your iOS devices may happen for lots of reasons, including:
It can be not a minor disaster since it takes you a long time to gather and store phone numbers, photos, useful text messages, memos and you may not have that information stored anywhere else. If you want to retrieve files you had already deleted, you'll need a way to recover those deleted files. Many users complain about "restore iPhone from iCloud backup", since it will erase all the current data on your device. How to selectively restore iOS device data?
If you have a recent iTunes backup of your iOS device saved on your computer, you can utilize reliable programs named iTunes Data Recovery and iTunes Data Recovery for Mac that provide a way to restore lost photos, text messages, calendar entries, contacts and other files from previously performed backups of your iPhone, iPad and iPod. It can be used to:
The application automatically queries the root directory on your computer that contains your backup. Select your backup file listed on the interface, and click "Start Scan".
After scanning, this program displays a read-out of the available data and allows you to extract the data to your computer. It enables you to restore contacts, photos, text messages, and more from iOS device backup. Just select the ones you need.
And then click "Recover" and specify a location on your computer to save the restored files from iPhone backup.
Follow the same steps if you need to recover iPhone, iPod and iPad from iTunes backup file.
For Mac users, you can recover iPhone, iPod and iPad from backup on Mac by using Mac iTunes Data Recovery. Here is a simple tutorial. Here take restore iPhone from backup for example.