How to Retrieve Lost Data from iPhone 8 “with/without Backup”

All data lost on your iPhone 8 after iOS 11.2/11 update or deleted important contacts/messages/photos from iPhone mistakenly? As for iPhone 8/8 Plus data recovery, you can restore from iTunes/iCloud backup if you have previous backup file. What if you do not have backup file? This post shows you how to recover deleted data from iPhone 8/8 Plus/X without/with backup.

Part 1: Best iPhone 8 Data Recovery–UltData

Part 2: Retrieving Lost Data from iPhone X/8/8 Plus/7 Directly

Part 3: Recovering Lost /Deleted Data on iPhone 8 from Backup

Part 1: Best iPhone 8 Data Recovery – UltData

UltData, a professional iPhone Data Recovery that supports to recover lost/deleted files from iPhone 10/X, iPhone 8/8 Plus, iPhone 7/7 Plus/6s/6/5s/4 or iPad/iPod touch.

  • Recover lost iPhone Files after an iOS update or jailbreak.
  • Get back deleted files on iPhone after accidental deletion.
  • Support to 30 + files recovery on iPhone 8/X/7 including messages, contacts, photos, videos, Whatsapp/Viber/Tango/Line.
  • Recover data on iOS device without backup.
  • Flexibly extract files from iTunes/iCloud backup files.

Part 2: Retrieving Lost Data from iPhone X/8/8 Plus/7 Directly

Sometimes, you may suddenly lost iPhone data after updating iOS without backing up your data. Or you have backed up data on iPhone X/8(Plus), but your lost data is not included in the backup files. In the tough situation, you can restore iPhone 8 data without backup via UltData. It's an effective, safe and simple way to find data back.

Step 1 Download and open UltData on your computer and connect your iPhone with it.

Step 2 When the software detects your iPhone, choose "Recover Data from iOS Device". Next choose the data type and click "Start Scan" to scan the iOS device.


Step 3 When the process completes, all the data on your iPhone will be displayed. You can preview and select the data you need. Finally click the "Recover" to save these files.

Part 3: Recovering Lost/Deleted Data on iPhone 8 from Backup

If you have the habit of backing up your iPhone data in advance, you also can extract and recover lost iPhone data from iTunes/iCloud backup. Several basic steps are as illustrated below.

Recovering from iTunes Backup:

Step 1 Open iTunes on your computer and connect your iOS device to it via a USB. Select your iPhone when it appears in iTunes and visit its "Summary" page.

Step 2 On the Summary interface, click on the "Restore Backup" button. And choose the latest backup file and select the target iPhone.

Step 3 Click on the "Restore" button to restore your lost data. After the process is completed, your iPhone will be restarted automatically with data recovery.

Note: By restoring data from iTunes backup in iTunes, your iPhone data will be completely replaced by your backup files If you do not want to wipe out current data on your device, or you need a more flexible way to extract files from iTunes backup, you have an alternative to recover your iPhone data from iTunes backup with the help of UltData. You can learn more here how to use UltData to recover data from iTunes backup.

Restoring from iCloud Backup:

Step 1 Tap Settings > General > Reset, and select "Erase All Contents and Settings" button.

Step 2 After that, you will be navigated to Apps & Data screen, choose "Restore from iCloud Backup" and then enter your Apple ID.

Step 3 Finally, you can choose an available backup to start recovery according to backup time.

Note: If you don't want to lose the exiting data after the backup, you can turn to retrieve data from iCloud via UltData. By this way, you can preview iPhone data before recovery and get data back optionally. Read here to learn how to use UltData to restore data from iCloud backup.

After reading this article, you come to know how to recover lost/deleted/erased data from iPhone 8/8 Plus whether you have a backup of your iPhone or not. If you have any question, please not be hesitated to contact us.

/ Posted by Jerry Cook to iPhone Data Follow @Jerry Cook