Lost or broken your iPhone, iPad or iPod? Deleted something important? Failed iOS update?

iPhone Backup Extractor can recover it all for you. From iTunes backups or iCloud, or your iCloud account. Even if the backup is corrupted.

Unrivalled support to access, transfer and recover iPhone or iCloud data

Recover deleted iPhone data

The best undeletion out there: benchmarks show we thrash thousand dollar pro tools

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Beautiful, accurate exports & previews

Export your message history, contacts, notes, calendars and more

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Fanatical support & 5 Trustpilot rating

We care too much to outsource our support. Reach out for a screenshare session! 😀

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Forensically sound exports

Our exports are comprehensive and forensically sound. We've got you covered.

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Corrupt backup support

Having issues restoring a corrupted backup? We've got built-in support for corruption recovery

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We won't store or sell your data

Governed by the toughest data laws in the world, and recommended by some Apple Geniuses

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Top-tier iCloud support

Noone supports iCloud like we do. 2FA, iCloud Photo Library, Photo Stream, and more

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Trusted around the world

Reincubate is a values-led, British business 🇬🇧, recognised by the King.

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Screen Time passcode recovery

Painlessly recover your forgotten Screen Time passcode and parental restriction settings

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& yes, there's more...

Read on to or jump to the bottom of this page to see more features

Get your data back from every app that’s on iOS or iCloud. That’s over 2 million of them.

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Social & messaging

  • Recover your lost or deleted iPhone SMS, iMessages, Kik, Hike, Viber and WhatsApp messages
  • Extract iOS messages from unencrypted or encrypted (password protected) iTunes backups
  • Download and retrieve SMS messages from your iCloud backup
  • Preview all your text messages in a gorgeous PDF, HTML or CSV formats
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Screen Time passcode

  • Recover a lost or forgotten Screen Time passcode from your iPhone or iPad backup
  • Recover a lost parental control restrictions passcode
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Contacts & calendar

  • Recover lost iOS contacts in CSV or vCard format for import into Contacts, Webmail, etc.
  • Extract contacts from your iTunes or iCloud backup
  • Download contacts directly from an iCloud services
  • Easily put your contacts back on your iPhone in just a few steps
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& many other apps

  • Extract app data from your iTunes or iCloud backup, or iCloud account
  • Retrieve game scores, pictures, messages, chat history, app settings and all your other app data
  • Recover calendar entries, notes, recordings, voicemails, call history, location data, Safari bookmarks and more
  • Candy Crush scores, WhatsApp pictures, Skype chats, Gmail app settings and more, accessed in just a few clicks
  • Delete, replace or add a file to your backup so you can restore it afterwards with iTunes

We do this for every iOS device ever made

iPhone Backup Extractor runs on any Mac (10.11+) or PC (Windows 7 SP1 or newer).

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Supports every iOS device

iPhone 14, 14 Pro. Everything older, including iPad and iPod Touch.

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Supports every iOS & beta

iOS 17 and 16, and every earlier version. We started with iOS 1.


No recovery drama

We were first to support encrypted backups, iCloud & 2FA. Corrupted backups, too!

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Backup encryption is no obstacle

We support every encrypted iTunes backup format & can help recover lost passcodes

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Free edition lasts forever

Browse, preview, and export your data up to four files at a time. We don't believe in time limits!

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Get data in easy-to-import files

Export your contacts & calendar to easily-readable formats, making import hassle-free

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30-day money back

There's no risk in trying us out: if we can't help, we'll refund you straightaway

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Location data

Extract all the location data from your backups, phone and EXIF data in a single click

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Regular update schedule

Data formats change every day, but we're on it: just check out our release notes

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Edit your iTunes backup

Need to patch your iPhone's contents? Edit and restore your backup

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Convert iCloud backups to iTunes

Need to download an iCloud backup for use with iTunes? No problem

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Support for Apple Watch data

We specifically highlight data from your Apple Watch, making it easy to work with

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Rich sample data to help you explore

We include a lovely sample backup for you to see at a glance how we can help

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Integrated Plist viewer

Easily view and edit Apple's proprietary file formats without needing another program

Easy drag and drop extraction

Recovering your data is as easy as dragging files out

Go ahead. Try it out!

See how much you can recover with iPhone Backup Extractor

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