"WOW! iOS 8.2 Install deleted all applications, photos, and music on my iPhone 5."
--JHood from Twitter
Some users complained that after installing the latest iOS 8.2/8.1/8, most of their data – photos, contacts, music, text messages were gone. Fortunately, you don't lose them forever; you can find a way to recover iPhone data lost after iOS 8.2/8.1/8 upgrade.
Indeed, iTunes and iCloud can help restore data from backup if you have backed up before. While this time, we are discussing a brand new software program iPhone Data Recovery and iPhone Data Recovery for Mac that offers 3 recovery modes: recover lost iPhone 5s/5c/5/4s data from itself (without backup), from iTunes backup and from iCloud backup. It is able to recover up to 16 types of files: photos, contacts, SMS, notes, WhatsApp messages, call history and etc. that lost due to:
Here are steps on how to restore lost files on iPhone after iOS 8.2/8.1/8 upgrade.
According the 3 recovery modes, the guide is divided to 3 parts:
If you have never backed up your iPhone, the mode "Recover Data from iOS Device" can perfectly help to recover data from iPhone without iTunes or iCloud backup.
If you have ever used iTunes to sync or backup your iPhone, the mode "Recover Data from iTunes Backup File" can help you. It doesn't require connecting your iPhone with computer, so it is helpful if your iPhone is lost, or severely-damaged, or can't be recognized by iTunes.
If you have backed up your iPhone with iCloud before, the mode "Recover Data from iCloud Backup File" can help you.
If you haven't updated to iOS 8.2/8.1/8 yet, make sure you backup your data with iTunes or iCloud. That way, no matter that happens during the iOS 8 installation, you'll still have everything backed up.
Once again. Be patient if something wrong with the update, and you can recover lost data with iPhone Data Recovery. More and more people are using iPhone SD card to store data. If you lost data stored on it, you can try Card Data Recovery which won't let you down and get back all the data promptly.
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