How to Recover Lost iPhone Data after iOS 9 Upgrade

By Emily Watson, Friday, Oct. 09, 2015

There are plenty of good reasons for you to upgrade iPhone SE/6s/6/5s to iOS 9 without hesitation, from the longer battery life, smarter Siri to stronger security. But iPhone data loss could also happen after iOS 9 update. More than that, some iPhone users are looking forward to jailbreaking iOS 9 to get more worthwhile features. The result is that they get more resources for apps after iOS 9 jailbreak while they lost important iPhone photos, contacts, text messages, notes and more at the same time.

Whether you lost iPhone data after iOS 9 update or iOS 9 jailbreak, FonePaw iPhone Data Recovery can help you recover deleted/lost contacts, text messages, photos, calendar, notes, call history, videos and more from your iPhone successfully. With this application, you can retrieve iPhone files by extracting iTunes backup, restore iPhone from iCloud or even recover iPhone contents directly which requires no backup file. Better still, if your iPhone get stuck in recovery mode or DFU mode after failing to update to iOS 9, this software can get your iPhone out of recovery mode with one click.

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Three Simple Ways to Recover Lost iPhone Data after Updating to iOS 9

Solution 1: Direct Recover iPhone Data after iOS 9 Update
Solution 2: Extract to Recover iPhone Files from iTunes
Solution 3 : Restore iPhone from iCloud Backup

Solution 1: Direct Restore Lost Data from iPhone SE/6s/6/5s/4s after iOS 9 Update

1. Run iPhone Data Recovery and connect iPhone to PC

Launch the program on your computer after downloading and installing it. Then, connect your iPhone to computer and you'll see the pictures below.

Run iPhone Data Recovery on PC

2. Scan Your iPhone Data

Click on the "Start Scan" button, and the program will automatically scan the existing or the deleted data on your iPhone immediately.

Scan iPhone Device and Check the Data

3. Preview and restore files from iPhone

When the scan finishes, all data in your iPhone will be displayed in categories, including Camera Roll, Photo Library, Contacts, Messages, Notes, Voice Memos and more. You can press the menu on the left side of the window to preview the content you want one by one. After that, click on "Recover" button to begin restoring all the selected iPhone data back to your computer.

Preview iPhone Data and Restore Files

Solution 2: Extract to Recover iPhone Files from iTunes

As long as you have backed up your iPhone with iTunes previously, you can use FonePaw iPhone Data Recovery to retrieve iPhone files from iTunes selectively.

1. Scan iTunes Backup File

Choose "Recover Data from iTunes Backup File" mode in FonePaw iPhone Data Recovery. The program will list all iTunes backup file on your computer. Check your iPhone backup file and click "Start Scan".

Scan iTunes Backup Files

2. Recover Deleted or Lost iPhone Data

Preview the scanning result and tick the files (photos, videos, contacts, text messages, etc.) you need. Then click "Recover" button. All your disappeared iPhone files will be retrieved on your computer quickly.

Recover Deleted or Lost iPhone Data after iOS 9 Upgrade

With FonePaw iPhone Data Recovery, it is very easy to get back lost and deleted iPhone files after iOS 9 upgrade, isn't it? Except for recovering lost data from iPhone SE, iPhone 6s (Plus)/6 (Plus)/5s/5/4s after iOS 9 upgrade, you can apply this tutorial to solve the data loss problem happened on iPad Pro/Air/mini caused by iOS 9 upgrade.

All in all, in order to undeleted files on iPhone or iPad when upgrading your iOS, we must repeat the golden rule: Always back up your iPhone or iPad!

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