How to Recover Data If iCloud Backup Unable to be Accessed

recover-data-if-icloud-backup-unable-to-be-accessed“I accidentally deleted some data on my iPhone and I remember that there is the backup in my iCloud. But when I try to restore data from iCloud, the iCloud backup unable to be accessed. OMG! How can I recover my data now? Is there any way that can I can recover data if iCloud backup unable to be accessed?”

iCloud is a good way for you to restore data once you lost data on your iOS device. But due to some reasons and accidents, you may unable to access these data directly via restore from iCloud backup. Don’t worry, if you are suffer from the trouble, keep on reading and we will give you the alternative solutions.

Solution 1: Access iCloud Backup File through

Step 1: On any browser, go to and sign in to your iCloud account using your Apple ID and password.

Step 2: You should see a list of available data types. Click on the data type to view its contents.

This method is effective in helping you view and access backup data but it does have its drawbacks. You are only able to see limited content in your backup file. It is difficult to access data such as MMS messages, text messages, iMessages, apps and voice memos.

Solution 2: Access iCloud Backup with Third-party Software

As the professional iOS data recovery software, iRefone could help you recover data if iCloud backup unable to be accessed. Even if you’ve never backed up before, it can be an arduous work to find your data on iOS devices directly. With iTunes or iCloud backup, it enables you to access and extract data in backup. It supports to recover data including messages, notes, contacts, call history, photos, whatsapp, wechat and more.

Compared to the first solution, it supports more data category in iCloud backup. Choose the version you need and free download the trail version of iRefone.

Step 1: Run iRefone and choose “Recover from iCloud Backup” as recovery mode. Then you will see the interface below. Log in to iCloud account with Apple ID and password.

Step 2: After log into iCloud account, the program can find all iCloud backup backup files in your iCloud account. Choose one iCloud backup you need to recover data and click “Download” to start the download of your iCloud backup.

Note: Once you click “Download” button, it will not start downloading directly. It will ask you select the data you want to download from the backup. This will need less time than downloading the whole data. Just choose the data you need.

Step 3 : When the downloading is finished, it will ask you choose the data you want to preview as other two recovery mode. So, just choose the data you need and click on the icon.

Step 4: The last step is also preview these data in the software you can choose these one you need to recover to PC or device.