How to Backup & Recover Data on Locked iPhone

One day, you have forgotten the password of your iPhone, you may try every methods to solve it. However, there just is a sentence appear on the screen- "Connect to iTunes", which would let you down. How to backup data on locked iPhone become extremely important for the iPhone users.

Forgetting the password means you cannot enter into the iPhone totally, so you need a tool that can recover your data by review them on the computer. Fortunately, iPhone Data Recovery specializes in solving this problem, that is to say iPhone Data Recovery can help you restore data from your locked iPhone safely. The content like contacts, SMS, pictures, videos, call history  and notes can be recovered. What's more, it is compatible with iPhone 5s/5c/5/4S/4/3GS.

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How to back up data from locked iPhone

Next, let's check how to recover and backup data from locked iPhone base on the Windows version. Mac user and launch the Mac version and recover lost data in the similar steps.

Step 1. Run the program and connect your iPhone to the computer

Firstly, download, install and run the iPhone Data Recovery program on the computer, them connect your iPhone to it via USB cable. After the program detect your iPhone, you’ll get the main interface as below.

Step 2. Scan your data from Locked iPhone

Actually, though you forgot your iPhone screen lock password, you still can backup and recover data on it as long as you can enter the system.

If you are iPhone 4 or iPhone 3GS users, you should switch to the Advance Mode to get a deeper scan. Now, follow follow the description as follows to enter the scanning mode:

1. Hold your device and click the "Start" button on the window.
2. Press the "Power" and "Home" buttons at the same time for exactly 10 seconds.
3. When 10 seconds have passed, you should release the "Power" button, but still keep holding the "Home" button for another 15 seconds.

If you've successfully got into the scanning mode, iPhone Data Recovery program will begin to scann your iPhone automatically.

If you are iPhone 5S/5C/5/4S users, simple click "Start Scan" button directly to scan your iPhone as below.

Step 3. Preview & back up data on locked iPhone

After the scan, ou'll get a content list showing as follow. You can check them one by one, then mark the items that you want to restore and click "Recover" button to backup them on your computer.

Note: Data found here includes deleted data and those still on your iPhone. To separate them, you can refine the scan result by using the slide button at bottom to only display deleted items.

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