Is It Possible To Recover Data From Stolen iPhone?

My iPhone 8 was stolen while playing volleyball at school. The question that comes to mind is how can I recover data (like contacts, notes, text messages…) from stolen iPhone? What should I do? Help please!

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As soon as you realize your device has been stolen, the first thing is to go to on your computer and put the device in lost mode. This gives you the opportunity to not only add a lock to the screen, but also to send a message to the lowlife who stole you phone. You will be happy to know that your device and its contents cannot be accessed by the thief. If there are some important data and you’re going to recover data from stolen iPhone, an available backup and a professional data recovery tool are essential.

As a specialized iOS backup extractor, iFonebox allows you to access that backup file and extract various kinds of file types like photos, videos, contacts, notes, messages/ iMessages, call logs, internet history, reminders, calendar events, documents in WeChat/WhatsApp, etc. Below are some of its main features:

  • Three independent working modes
  • It’s quite easy to use and highly effective
  • It allows you to preview files before downloading backups to PC for free
  • It supports download iCloud/iTunes backups for different iOS devices or different iCloud ID
  • It is compatible with a large arrange of iOS devices, iPhone X also included

No matter the precautions, a cell phone is easy to steal. So it’s necessary to get into the habit of backing up your device regularly. You can certainly back up your device through iTunes or iCloud, however, it usually takes you a long time and the backups are not viewable after being made. With iFonebox, you are able to selectively move data from iPhone/iPad/iPod to your computer in a very short time.

There are two available version: Windows and Mac version. It’s important to download correct version for your computer. Below is a guide to help you get documents back if iPhone is lost.

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Step one: Run iFonebox and enter your Apple ID

Run the program, then just click the “Recover from iCloud Backup” at the top right of the software. You’ll be asked to sign in with your Apple ID account and password correctly.

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Step two: Download data from iCloud backup

After you have selected an iCloud backup to download, it will start the downloading process. You can select all to download.

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Step three: Scan data

Take voice memos for example, click on “Voice Memos” icon to start scanning automatically. It will take some time, you should wait patiently.

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Step four: Preview and download data

Now you can select the memos you want and click “Recover to pc”, then the instruction is accomplished.


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