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How to recover data files on iPhone 11 (Pro, Pro Max) easily

Lucas Seltzer Updated on Apr 15, 2022 4:54 PM

"Gone. Some of files in iPhone 11 (Pro & Pro Max) are deleted accidentally, like the photos, contacts numbers, videos..." Saving phone data from being lost has been a problem that's long plagued users. Luckily though, there're a few things you can do in an attempt to recover data from iPhone 11 & iPhone 11 Pro & iPhone 11 Pro Max efficiently. BTW, you could also get some tips of creating a backup plan.

Restore data on iPhone 11 Pro (Max) via an iCloud backup

One option is: restore iCloud backup to get data back to iPhone 11 device. Make sure you do have a backup on iCloud server to restore from by checking with Settings > [your name] > iCloud > Manage Storage > Backups. Go on with the procedures for restoring files from iPhone 11:

  • On iPhone 11 (Pro & Max), go to Settings > General > Reset.
  • Tap "Erase All Contents and Settings", and set up the device from scratch.
  • When in Apps & Data screen, choose "Restore from iCloud Backup", and sign in with Apple ID.
  • Tap "Choose backup"
  • Select an iCloud backup with deleted data included, and the restoration begins.

All data will go back to the locations where they initially stored in. Related Articles:

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Retrieve data files on iPhone 11 Pro & Pro Max without backup

Recovering iPhone 11 data can sometimes be less than delightful, especially in a time when you haven't triggered an iCloud backup before the contents were disappeared. The good news is that most iPhone data recovery software options make things easy to handle with. You could install iOS Data Recovery and use it to take care of retrieving data on iPhone 11 without backup file.

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It's a consumer-oriented program tends to make easier and quicker processes of recovering lost data from iOS devices: from third-party app data like app photos & videos, WhatsApp messages & attachments, Safari history & bookmarks, to media files like photos in Camera Roll, Photo Stream as well as Photo Library, and to other personal files such as contacts, messages, voicemails, notes and whatever. You just connect your iPhone 11, specify what you'd like to recover, and the app does the rest.

Another impressive feature that has made it one of the best iPhone 11 data recovery apps is "Recover from iTunes (or iCloud) Backup File", which lets you preview the details of the backup and retrieve deleted files on iPhone 11 (Pro, or Pro Max) effortlessly.

The Process: Recover Data on iPhone 11 (Pro, Pro Max)

Now we're going to recover files from iPhone 11 without backup files using the iOS Data Recovery:

  • Run the software, and select "Recover from iOS Device" mode.
  • Connect iPhone 11 (Pro, Pro Max) to computer, click Start Scan button.
  • Choose types of data you want to find out from iPhone 11 memory, or check "Select All" option.
  • Click Scan button.
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  • On the scan results, choose data you wish to retrieve.
  • Click Recover button to fire up data recovery for iPhone 11 on computer.
  • Recover lost data on iPhone 11 via Finder or iTunes

    Provided you have backups in Finder or iTunes on computer (How to do?), you could choose one to restore the iPhone 11 Pro (Max), in order to retrieve data you need.

    • Open Finder on a Mac with macOS Catalina 10.15. Or run iTunes on any PC or a Mac running macOS Mojave 10.14 or earlier.
    • Plug iPhone 11 into computer through a USB cable.
    • Click on iPhone 11 when appears on the Finder window or iTunes.
    • Hit Restore Backup.
    • Locate which backup copy you're going to restore data from.
    • Click Restore and wait for the process to finish.

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Recover deleted files on iCloud.com

Apple has introduced a feature in iCloud that keeps deleted stuff for 30 days, granting users to easily restore data to iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, or iPhone 11 Pro Max. [Also Read: Recover deleted files on iCloud.com]

Recover files deleted from iCloud Drive

Whenever you deleted a file in iCloud drive on iPhone 11 (Pro, Max), head to iCloud.com on any web browser to get it back.

  • Go to iCloud.com. Sign in with your iCloud account credentials.
  • Click iCloud Drive.
  • At the bottom right of the window, click Recently Deleted.
  • Click Recover All, or choose each file to restore to iPhone 11 device.

Recover data deleted from other apps

You could also restore files that have been deleted from other apps, such as documents files, contacts, bookmarks, and calendars & reminders. To recover deleted data from iPhone 11 for free, perform these steps:

  • On iCloud.com, click on Account Settings.
  • Press Restore Files under Advanced all the way at the bottom left.
  • Select the files by checking the boxes besides the files name.
  • Click Restore.

The recovered data should return to the original Apps when you accidentally deleted them.

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