Updated on Monday, September 30, 2019: This post also works for iPhone XS/XR/ 11 data recovery after iOS 13 update.
There are plenty of good reasons for you to upgrade iPhone 7/7 Plus/SE/6s/6/5s to iOS 11/10/9 without hesitation, from the longer battery life, smarter Siri to stronger security. But iPhone data loss could also happen after iOS 9/10/11 update. More than that, some iPhone users are looking forward to jailbreaking iOS 9/10 to get more worthwhile features. The result is that they get more resources for apps after iOS 9/10 jailbreak while they lost important iPhone photos, contacts, text messages, notes and more at the same time.
Whether you lost iPhone data after iOS 10/11 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 11, this software can get your iPhone out of recovery mode with one click.
Three Simple Ways to Recover Lost iPhone Data after Updating to iOS 11
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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
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 7/7 Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 6s (Plus)/6 (Plus)/5s/5/4s after iOS 11 upgrade, you can apply this tutorial to solve the data loss problem happened on iPad Pro/Air/mini caused by iOS 11 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!