How To Recover Deleted or Lost Data From iPhone XS Max

iPhone XS Max Data Recovery

Learn Top 5 Methods To Recover Lost or Deleted Data From iPhone XS Max!

Help! I stupidly deleted some of my important data on my iPhone XS Max including photos, contacts, messages, voice memo, videos, notes, etc. They are so important! Can anyone help me get them back?

Just Calm Down! This article will help you to recover deleted or lost data from iPhone XS Max with or without iTunes or iCloud backup with ease. Just read the article and follow the steps and you are done through.

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  • Retrieve inaccessible data from screen broken/damaged, locked, factory reset, system crashed, virus attacked, jailbroken, ROM flashing, iPhone XS Max.
  • Provide highest iPhone data recovery rate in the industry.
  • Preview recoverable files within preview screen of the software before you save them on your computer.
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*Trial version only scans and previews recoverable files.

*Trial version only scans and previews recoverable files.

According Apple official website iPhone XS/XS Max is described as “Super Retina. In big and bigger. The custom OLED displays on iPhone XS deliver the most accurate color in the industry, HDR, and true blacks. And iPhone XS Max has our largest display ever on an iPhone.

iPhone XS Max comes with bigger screen of 6.5‑inch with Super Retina HD display, OLED Multi‑Touch display and HDR display. Packed with A12 Bionic chip, Dual Camera 12MP wide-angle and telephoto cameras and many more unique and excellent features.

For complete features and specifications of iPhone XS Max, please visit official site: iPhone XS Max – Technical Specifications.

Though iPhone XS Max has so many stunning and awesome features and specification, but still, user tend to lose data on their iPhone XS Max due many several causes.

Some of the causes for the deletion or loss of data is mentioned-below!

Also Read: How Can I Recover Deleted or Lost Data From iPhone XS?

Reasons: How Data Get Deleted or Lost On iPhone XS Max?

  • Accidental or mistakenly deleting of files.
  • When you perform “Erase All Content and Settings” without backup.
  • Forgotten screen lock passcode or password.
  • Dropping iPhone into water or falling of iPhone from extent height getting screen broken/cracked or smashed.
  • iOS upgrade.
  • Jailbreaking the device.
  • iPhone stuck issues such as iPhone stuck at recovery mode, Apple logo, white/black screen and so on.
  • System crash or ROM flashing.
  • And so on…

You may encounter data loss in any of the above-mentioned scenarios from your iPhone XS Max.

So, now the question is – how do you recover deleted data from iPhone XS Max with or without backup?

Well, do not worry! Here we present top 5 methods to recover deleted or lost data from iPhone XS Max with or without iTunes or iCloud backup.

Method 1: Restore Deleted or Lost iPhone XS Max Data From iTunes Backup

If you have already created a backup of your iPhone XS Max to iTunes, then it becomes very easy to restore your lost or deleted data from iTunes backup.

Here follow the steps to restore data from iPhone XS Max via iTunes backup:

Step 1: Open iTunes on your PC or Mac in which you have earlier backed-up your iPhone XS Max data. Make sure that you have latest version of iTunes.

Step 2: Connect your iPhone to computer with the help of USB/lightning cable. If requested to enter your device passcode or to trust this computer, then simply follow the onscreen steps and agree the request.

Step 3: Select your iPhone XS Max icon as it appears in iTunes.

Step 4: From the left panel, go to “Summary” tab.

Step 5: Under the Backup section, click on “Restore Backup”.

Restore iPhone From iTunes Backup

Step 6: Now select the most relevant backup file. Look at the date and size of each backup file.

Step 7: Finally, click on “Restore” and wait for the restore process to get completed. If asked, then enter the password for your encrypted backup.

Note: Keep your iOS device connected to your computer after it restart and simply wait for it to sync with your computer. Once the sync finishes, you can then disconnect your iOS device.

Also Read: How To Recover Deleted or Lost Data From iPhone 6/6 Plus

Method 2: Restore Deleted or Lost iPhone XS Max Data From iCloud Backup

Just like iTunes, if you have already created a backup of your iPhone XS Max to iCloud before the deletion of data, then it becomes very easy to restore your lost or deleted data from iCloud backup. Additionally, this solution will help you to recover deleted data from iPhone XS Max without computer and without iTunes backup.

Here follow the steps to restore data from iPhone XS Max via iCloud backup:

Step 1: First of all you have to erase all contents of your iOS device before you can use the iCloud backup file to restore your iOS device. So, to erase all contents from your iOS device go to Settings > General > Reset> Tap Erase All Content and Settings.

Erase All Content and Settings on iPhone

Step 2: Once your device contents get erased, Turn ON your iOS device. You will see the Hello Screen. Simply follow onscreen setup screen, until and unless you reach “Apps & Data screen”. Here tap on “Restore from iCloud Backup”.

Step 3: Now log-in to your iCloud account with your Apple ID and password that is linked to your iCloud account.

Restore iPhone From iCloud Backup

Step 4: Select relevant backup file by looking the size and date of each backup file. Once you select the backup file, the transfer starts. If a message pop-up that says a newer version of iOS is required then simply follow the onscreen steps to update iOS.

Step 5: If asked, then log-in to your Apple ID account in order to restore apps and purchases (If you have purchased Apps or content from iTunes using multiple Apple IDs, then you will be asked to log in to each account.) But you can also skip this step in case if you can’t remember the password and log-in later.

Step 6: Simply stay connected and wait for the restore process to get completed. Once completed, you can finish the setup and use your device with all data back on your iPhone XS Max.

Restore iOS From iCloud Backup

Note: The data like photos, music, apps and other information may continue to restore in the background for next several hours or day. So, please keep your device switched ON and connected to Wi-Fi to let the process complete.

Also Read: [Issue Solved]: Unsupported Video Format Error On iPhone/iPad

Advantages & Disadvantages of Manual Recovery of Data From iTunes/iCloud Backup

Restoring data from iTunes or iCloud backup has both advantages and disadvantages:

Advantages:

  • Restoring data manually from iTunes or iCloud backup is completely free.

Disadvantages:

  • The iCloud restoring process continues in the background for hours or days and your iPhone should be connected to Wi-fi.
  • The data which was not backed between last backup created till current, will get erased and it will not get restored.
  • You can’t restore files selectively (such as if you only want to restore photos, messages, contacts) from the iTunes and iCloud backup file.

So, now the question arises – how do you recover deleted data selectively from iPhone XS Max with or without backup?

Well, follow the solutions by yourself below!

Method 3: Recover Deleted Data Directly From iPhone XS Max Without Backup Using iOS Data Recovery

If you have not created any backup of your iPhone XS Max or if you have iPhone XS Max backup to iTunes or iCloud but want to restore files selectively, then in such situations, you can use World’s most widely used and professional iOS Data Recovery which is appropriate iPhone XS Max Data Recovery software. This iPhone XS Max Data Recovery is designed to recover deleted or lost data from iPhone XS Max without backup as well as extract only selected files from iTunes or iCloud backup.

This data recovery tool for iPhone XS Max will help you to recover almost all types of files such as photos, videos, audio, contacts, call history, text SMS, Social app data (WhatsApp/Viber/Messenger/Kik chat messages), voice memos, notes, calendar, Safari bookmark, documents and much more directly from your iPhone XS Max. This tool also recovers permanently deleted data from iPhone XS Max, for example photos or video deleted from “Recently deleted” album/folder.

The best part about this iPhone XS Max Data Recovery software is that it is available for both Windows and Mac computer.

*Trial version only scans and previews recoverable files.

*Trial version only scans and previews recoverable files.

Below, follow the complete step-by-step guide to recover deleted data directly from iPhone XS Max without backup by using iOS Data Recovery software.

Also Read: [Fixed] iPhone Stuck At ‘Attempting Data Recovery’ On iOS 11/10

Steps To Recover Deleted Data Directly From iPhone XS Max Without Backup

Step 1: Connect iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch To Computer

First download, install and launch iOS Data Recovery on your computer.

Connect your iOS device (iPhone, iPad, iPod touch) to your computer with the help of USB cable. Then launch iOS Data Recovery and click on “Recover” option.

Once the software detects your iOS device, it will display the following windows as shown in the screenshot below.

Tip: Disable automatic iTunes sync before connecting iOS device to computer. Launch iTunes > Preferences > Devices, check “Prevent iPods, iPhones, and iPads from syncing automatically”.

Step 2: Scan Your iOS Device To Find Deleted Data On It

Click on “Start Scan”. This will start scanning your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to find delete or lost files.

Step 3: Preview And Recover Data

Once the scan process gets complete, you can then preview the recoverable files within the preview screen of the software. Select the files that you want back and then click on “Recover” button to save data on your computer or to your device.

Tip: For Recovering Data

By default the recovered data are saved to computer. However, for text messages, iMessages, contacts, notes, when you click on “Recover” button, a dialogue box pop-up asking you to “Recover to Computer” or “Recover to Device“. If you want to save those recovered data on your device then click on “Recover to Device”.

Also Read: [Problem Fixed]: iPhone Deleting Photos By Itself

Method 4: Recover Deleted Data Selectively From iPhone XS Max With iTunes Backup Using iOS Data Recovery

If you have iTunes backup of your iPhone XS Max, then you can restore your iPhone via iTunes backup by using the same iOS Data Recovery software. This will not restore your device entirely and you will be able to select the types of files that you want to recover.

Below follow the complete step-by-step guide to recover data selectively from iPhone XS Max via iTunes backup by using iOS Data Recovery software.

Steps To Selectively Recover Data From iPhone XS Max With iTunes Backup

Step 1: Select Recovery Mode

Launch iOS Data Recovery and click on “Recover”.

Then select the option “Recover iOS Data”.

Then click on “Recover from iTunes Backup File“. After this the software will detect all the iTunes backup files available on the computer and will display them in the Window. Select the relevant backup file from which you want to restore file. You can select the relevant backup file by seeing the file size and date it has been created.

Step 2: Scan iTunes Backup File

After selecting the relevant iTunes backup file, click on “Start Scan” to begin the scanning process.

Step 3: Preview And Recover Data From iTunes Backup

Once, the backup process gets complete. You can now preview the recoverable files. Select the files that you want back and click on “Recover” button.

Tip: What If Your iTunes Backup File Saved In Another Location?

If your iTunes backup file is stored to some other location or it has been moved from another computer with the help of USB drive, how can you scan, preview and get content from it? There is simple way for it. Just click on “Select” that is located under the list of iTunes backup files. Then you can easily browse folder and select the iTunes backup file.

A pop-up box will appear, from there you can browse and select the relevant iTunes backup file. Then click on “Start Scan” and from there simply follow with the step 2. It is a very useful feature.


*Trial version only scans and previews recoverable files.

*Trial version only scans and previews recoverable files.

Also Read: iPhone Security: Tips To Protect Your iPhone From Hackers Or Theft

Method 5: Recover Deleted Data Selectively From iPhone XS Max With iCloud Backup Using iOS Data Recovery

Just like iTunes backup, if you have iCloud backup of your iPhone XS Max, then you can restore your iPhone via iCloud backup by using the same iOS Data Recovery software. This will not restore your device entirely and you will be able to select the types of files that you want to recover.

Below follow the complete tutorial to recover data selectively from iPhone XS Max via iCloud backup by using iOS Data Recovery software.

Steps To Selectively Recover Data From iPhone XS Max With iCloud Backup

Step 1: Select Recovery Mode

Launch iOS Data Recovery and click on “Recover”.

Then select the option “Recover iOS Data”.

Then click on “Recover from iCloud Backup Files“. You will get the following windows as it is shown in the screenshot below. Simply log-in to your iCloud account with your iCloud id and password.

Note: This iOS Data Recovery take privacy very seriously. This tool does not take or keep any record of any of your Apple account info or content at any time or while during recovery sessions.

Step 2: Download Data From iCloud Backup File

After you successfully logged in to your iCloud account, the software will display all the iCloud backup files of your account. Select the relevant iCloud backup files from which you want to recover data and then click on “Download” button.

A pop-up window will appear, now select the type of files that you want to download and recover. After that click on “Next” button to scan the iCloud content.

Step 3: Preview And Recover Data From iCloud Backup File

Once the scan process gets complete, you can then preview the recoverable files of your iCloud backup file. Select the files that you want to restore and then click on “Recover to Computer” or “Recover to your device” button to save recovered files to your computer or to your device respectively.

Tip: What If You Have Already Downloaded The iCloud Backup Files?

If you already downloaded the iCloud backup file earlier, then you don’t have to sign-in again to your iCloud account. Simply click on “To preview and scan previously downloaded iCloud backup file” that is located under iCloud sign-in account.

Here you can see all the downloaded iCloud Backup files. Select the backup file from which you want to recover data and click on “Scan Downloaded” button. All these download iCloud Backup files are stored on your computer. If you want to delete them completely, then simply click on “trash” icon.


Bonus Tip: Backup iPhone XS Max To Handle Data Loss Scenarios

It is always suggested that you must backup important data of your iPhone on regular basis, so that you can use that backup file to restore your data at the time of unexpected deletion or loss.

You can back up your iPhone XS Max data to iTunes or iCloud. But as you know that restoring data from iTunes and iCloud backup has some limitations that is mentioned-above in this article.

So, the best methods to backup your iPhone XS Max data is to use reliable iOS Backup & Restore software. It is designed to backup iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch data to computer and later you can use that backup file to restore your data back to your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.

Here learn the steps to backup iPhone XS Max data to computer using iOS Backup & Restore tool.

Conclusion

Those were the top 5 methods that will help you to recover lost or deleted data from your iPhone XS Max. If you are looking for free solutions then you can use iTunes or iCloud backup file to restore your deleted data. But do remember that manual restoring of iPhone data from iTunes/iCloud has some limitations. So, the best way to recover deleted data from iPhone XS Max is to try professional iOS Data Recovery software.

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Max Field is a founder of ios-datarecovery.com. He is an iOS lover and loves to write tips, tricks, fixes for errors, data recovery solutions and more related to iOS, iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, iTunes and iCloud.

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