Recover App Data from Dead iPhone

9sew07oswtyf936dmp1s“My iPhone is dead, how could i extract my app data from my dead iPhone?”

Our iPhone may be dead when it’s badly damaged or stuck with some software, and we won’t turn it on. And due to this reason, we may lost some app data that are important to us. And on the hand, we may want to extract our app data from our dead iPhone to keep them safe. Now from this article, we’ll show you some methods about how to recover your app data from dead iPhone.


To do it sufficiently and selectively, we can come to iRefone for help. iRefone is a professional iOS data recovery software, it can recover as well as backup more than 16 kinds of files, including contacts, notes, messages, photos, reminders, calendars, call history, WeChat messages ect. And when you have backups, it can also help us extract them from our backups selectively.

Now you can download and install the free trial version to have a try.

Recover App Data from Dead iPhone

Now follow below steps and learn how to extract or recover your app data from dead iPhone.

Step 1. Run iRefone, connect your iPhone with PC. Choose “Recover from iOS Device”, and click “Start”.

Step 2. Then we’ll enter the new interface with many data icon and media icon that iRefone can recover, find and click “WeChat Message” icon for example, and it will be scanned by the software.

Step 3. Wait a few seconds for scanning, then you can preview and choose WeChat messages you need, tap on “Recover to PC”.

Recover App Data from Backups

When you have done backups on iTunes and iCloud, we can also extract those data from our backups, but it just doesn’t support us to do it selectively.

For iCloud:

1.Connect your iPhone with Wifi, log in iCloud with your Apple ID and password.

2.Go to Setting–General–Erase All Content and Settings, when all content and settings are erased, go to set up assistant with a hello screen.

3.Swipe to begin the set up progress, choose backup files you need, tap on “Restore Backup”, and confirm with “Restore”.

For iTunes:

When you have backups on iTunes, you can check your backup files directly from your PC, as iTunes backup files are stored on our PC, check below folder address:

For Windows: C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup

For Mac ~/Library/Application Support/MobileSync/Backup/