How to recover lost data when updated to iOS 8.2


With the latest news of Apple, the updated version of iOS 8.2 will come out in March. Whenever the latest iOS comes out, the data loss problem and other new problems are swelling up. Many iPhone users will suffer from the data lost issue when they failed to update to iOS 8.2 on their device. Once you failed to upgrade, you will enter into recovery mode, which will erase all the data in your iDevice.

So today, we will introduce you some ways to show you how to get lost updated data back if update iOS version kills your data.

Note: If you are planning to upgrade your iOS to the coming iOS 8.2, you’d better back up your devices to iTunes or iCloud before upgrading.

Method One: Recover Data from iTunes Backup

1. Connect your device to the computer, and launch iTunes.

2. Click on Devices tab, and choose “Restore from Backup”.

3.Choose the backup that you want to restore from, and click “Restore”.


Method Two: Restore data from iCloud Backup

1. Go to Settings > General > Reset > Tap “Erase all content and settings”.

2. In the Setup Assistant, proceed to “Set up your device”, tap Restore from a Backup, then sign in to iCloud.

3.Proceed to “Choose backup”, then choose the recent backup from a list of available backups in iCloud.


Method Three: Selectively Extract backup data with iFonebox

Instead of the whole restore form iTunes or iCloud, you can also selectively export backup from iTunes & iCloud to your PC. iFonebox is undoubtedly the best option to access, browse, and extract contents from iTunes & iCloud backup. Once you failed update and lost all the data in your device, iFonebox could help you extract all the data in you iTunes and iCloud backup. You are not only allows to recover all of these data to your PC or Mac, but also selectively transfer recovered notes and contacts directly back to device.

1.Install and start iFonebox on your computer

2.Choose “Recover from iTunes Backup” or “Recover from iCloud Backup” as the recovery mode

3.Click the icon of the data you want to preview and recover


4. Recover the data you need to your PC or transfer notes/contacts back to your device.

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