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How to recover lost data from iPhone after iTunes 12.1 upgrade

Your iTunes 12.1 works well?

Apple released new version for iTunes just not long ago. iTunes 12.1 provide better services including data sync between iPhone, iPad, and iPod. What’s more, Mac version allows users check what is playing in notification bar in Mac OS X Yosemite.

The most important is, iTunes 12.1 have been changed from 32 bit to 64 bit. Thanks to this big change, many users gave feedback about iTunes 12.1 can’t work on their Windows computer, and some the 3rd-party iOS devices management software can’t run as normal as before. Those accidents make many users can’t back up and restore iPhone from iTunes normally.

How to recover iPhone data after iTunes 12.1 upgrade?

Indeed, errors happen to those users who still use 32 bit computer system mostly. And many the 3rd-party iOS device management software are developed based on old 32 bit system, so they all need to be updated for 64 bit.

If you need to use new iTunes or other software to restore iPhone data from backup, it seems not so convenient. Here are two ways to help you get back iPhone data from iTunes backup.


Way 1: Degrade iTunes

Many guys think that degrading iTunes is easy, just uninstall it from computer, and reinstall the older version. However, after reintalling, iTunes may not recognize iPhone. It is because, just unintalling iTunes doesn’t mean all additional software have been removed from computer.

So, there is a tip to degrade iTunes.

In fact, we need to follow some steps to unintall iTunes from computer.
First, you need to uninstall iTunes and related software with following orderin the “Control Panel ” and then restart the computer :

1.iTunes
2.QuickTime
3.Apple Software Update
4.Apple Mobile Device Support
5.Bonjour
6.Apple Application Support

Note : Be sure to uninstall fllowing the above order, if you just uninstall in any other order or only uninstall some of them, it may produce unintended consequences.

After making sure new version of iTunes have been unintalled, you can reintall the older version of iTunes to restore your iPhone data.

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Way 2: Recover iPhone data with iPhone Data Recovery software

Um….you think it is annoying to reintall iTunes? Sometimes, accidents and errors still happen even if reintalling iTunes. Well, you can try to use other iPhone data recovery software to get back your lost iPhone data on computer without iTunes.

Tenorhsare iPhone Data Recovery(Win/Mac) in a program to recover data including contacts, text messages, photos, videos, call history, apps’ data, Viber messages, WhatsApp messgaes,etc. It can work without iTunes, and also allows users restore iPhone datad from iTunes backup.

The steps for iPhone data recovery with Tenorshare iPhone Data Recovery are easy. You just install it to your Windows or Mac computer. Then connect your iPhone to computer, the software will detect device automatically. After detecting, you can scan your device to recover lost data, or import iTunes backup to restore.

Know more about it here: http://www.tenorshare.com/products/iphone-data-recovery-mac.html

I hope this tip can help you get back iPhone data in iTunes 12.1!