How to Restore Data from iPhone with Broken/Cracked Screen

Have you ever dropped your iPhone heavily on the floor, from the stair or on other hard objects? The cataclastic screen, the broken/cracked shell, or something worse, all of these can make you regret for a long time. You are extremely lucky if your iPhone is still in a perfect condition. What’s the worst is that you need to change a new one. No matter it’s an iPhone again or other phones, you still can get them back. iPhone Data Recovery is such a tool that we strongly recommend to you.

This iPhone Data Recovery software enables you to recover data like contacts, messages, photos, notes, call history, reminders, calendar, WhatsApp messages, and more in three simple ways.

Apart from recovering data from devices, iPhone Data Recovery incarnated as an iPhone WhatsApp Manager at the same time, also supports the function that backup iPhone Whatsapp messages and Whatsapp attachments, export them to the computer and restore the backup to device. What’s more, the program compatible with almost all iOS devices, including iPhone 5/5C/5S/SE/6/6 Plus/6S/6S Plus, and even the latest iPhone 7/7 Plus, as well as iPad Pro, iPad Air/mini, iPod touch 5/6, etc.


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Part 1. Directly Restore Data from iPhone with Broken/Cracked/Dead Screen

Step 1. Connect iOS Device with Computer

Launch iPhone Data Recovery or iPhone Recovery for Mac on your computer. Use the USB cable to connect your iPhone to the PC. By default, iPhone Data Recovery will detect your iOS device automatically and shows you the window for “Recover from iOS Device”.

Tips: Before running iPhone Data Recovery, you’re supposed to download and install the latest version of iTunes, and disable the automatically sync function.

Note: For the broken iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS, you will be required to make your phone enter the device scanning mode by following three steps in the below window.

Step 2. Scan Your Device for Lost Data on It

In this step, just simply click the “Start Scan” button to let this program scan your iPhone to scan for your lost data.

The scanning process may last a few minutes resting on the amount of data on your iPhone. The program will do its best to finish scanning, please wait patiently.

Step 3. Preview the Scanned Data Whatever You Wanted

Once the scanning is finish, you can see all the scanning result generated by the recovery software. Data both lost and existing on your iPhone are displayed in categories. You are allowed to preview them one by one as you like.

Step 4. Recover Data from Your iPhone

At the same time when previewing your data, you can find the data you need and check the box ahead to select them. After then, click on the “Recover” button at the bottom right of the window to save them to your computer.

Note: By default, all the selected data will be saved to your setted path on your computer. As for text messages, iMessage, contacts, or notes, when you click Recover, you can choose to directly restore them back to your iPhone, or recover to your computer according to your need.