“Is there a way to extract voice memo files from an iPhone backup without actually restoring the whole backup? There are some voice memos in iTunes and I need to retrieve these voice memos. Any help would be appreciated it.”
It is known that data stored in iTunes are in SQLite database form which can not be access and view. If you want to extract these data in iTunes, the only way is to restore the whole iTunes backup which may overwrite the data exsited data on your iOS device. Then is there some better tool that could help you extract Voice Memos from iTunes backup without restoring? The answer is absolutely Yes.
To Extract Voice Memos from iTunes backup, it is highly recommend to use iRefone. This is the superb iPhone data recovery software which supports to recover data directly from iOS devices and iTunes/iCloud backup. It is enable to recover data including messages, contacts, notes, photos, voice memos, whatsapp and more. Besides, this program would allow you to preview data before recovery.
How to Extract Voice Memos from iTunes Backup
Step 1: Launch iRefone and choose “Recover from iTunes Backup” as the recovery mode. All of the iTunes backup files which you have ever synced with iTunes on this computer will be automatically found and listed in the software. Click “Select” or double click to choose the backup you need.
Step 2: Then the software will ask you to choose the data you want to scan. Choose “Voice Memos” and it will automatically scan your device.
Step 3: When the scanning is finished, all of the Voice Memos in iTunes backup will be displayed in the scan result. Select the Voice Memos you need and click “Recover to PC” to extract these Voice Memos to computer. Then choose the folder path you want to save these Voice Memos.
Then you could follow the folder path to find your Voice Memos and use the media player on your computer to play them.