2 Ways to Recover Data after Downgrading iOS 11 to 10


iOS 11 was announced at WWDC on 5 June 2017. Many people try it because of its hundreds of new-added features. But, they eventually choose to have a downgrade for they couldn't bear the coming bugs. However, downgrade from iOS 11 to iOS 10 has a large risk of losing information. Some people can't find their contacts, photos and messages, etc. after downgrading. Some even find their iPhone stuck at the Apple Logo. Therefore, more and more users are eager to know how to recover data after downgrade iOS 11 to 10.

Method 1: Restore iPhone Lost Data from iTunes after Downgrading iOS 11 to iOS 10

Here, if you have downgraded iOS 11 to iOS 10.3.2 or iOS 10.3.1, and have an available iTunes backup file, you can recover data from iTunes with ease by following the steps below.
Step 1. Choose iTunes backup files.
Launch MiniTool Mobile Recovery for iOS Free.
Click on "Recover from iTunes Backup" to detect all backup files in the computer.
Then this software will show you the iTunes backup file(s) it can detect in the following interface.
If there is more than one iTunes backup file in this interface, you can choose the target one by judging from its "Name" and "Latest Backup Date".
recover from itunes backup
Tips: MiniTool Mobile Recovery for iOS only detects the iTunes backup files which are stored on the iTunes software default storage path automatically. If the target iTunes backup file is saved to another path on your computer, it will not be displayed here automatically. At this time, you can click on "Select" button to find them out. Finally, with a click on "Add", the specified data will be added to the list.
Step 2. Scan iTunes backup file.
Select the specified iTunes backup file you want to use, and click on "Scan" button. The scanning time is determined by the capacity of iTunes backup, please wait patiently.
scan itunes backup files
Step 3. Check the desired files to recover.
When the scanning process is finished, you will enter the following interface with the scan result.
You will see the data types this professional iOS data recovery software can recover from the left side of this interface. Here, you can choose one data type from this list and preview its items one by one. For example, if you want to recover your lost photos from your iPhone, you need to choose "Photos" from the left data types list. After that, this software will show you all the photos it can detect including lost and existing in the interface. You can preview them one by one and check the items you want to restore. Or, you can switch the blue button "OFF" to "ON" to make this software only show you the deleted items.
itunes results
After selecting needed files, you should click on "Recover" button to start the restoration job. Finally, you will be allowed to keep the files into a safe location (or you can click on "Browse" to choose a trusty place).With a click on "Recover", all data will be kept into the computer.
itunes recovery
After these three simple steps, the task of recovering lost data from iTunes backup file is finished perfectly.

Method 2. Recover iPhone Data from iPhone directly after Downgrading from iOS 11
If there is no available iTunes and iCloud backup file, you can choose to use "Recover from iOS Device" module to retrieve your lost data from iPhone directly by using the following steps.
1. To make this recovery module work normally, you need to install iTunes software to your computer in advance. If you haven't installed iTunes on your computer, or the version of iTunes you have installed is too low, MiniTool Mobile Recovery for iOS cannot recognize your device. In this case, download the most suitable iTunes version from the Apple site.
2. Open MiniTool Mobile Recovery for iOS and connect your device to computer. Then, the following interface will appear, teaching you how to "Trust" your computer.
you have to trust this computer
3. The "Trust This Computer" box will pop up on your iOS device's screen. Please click "Trust" now (if you have passcode lock, please unlock it at first) and then wait for a moment. When our software recognizes that you have trusted your computer, it will jump to the "Scan" interface.
trust this computer
Generally, all data recovery steps are logical and easy like 1-2-3.
Step 1: Analyzing iOS data and scanning device.
After connecting iOS device to computer, users only need to click "Scan" button.
Then, this software will automatically analyze the data saved in iOS device.
analyze ios data
Note: if the iOS device is encrypted, users need to enter password to unlock it after the analysis is done.
After analyzing iOS data, the software will scan the device. The scanning time depends on the amount of data saved on the device. You can click "Stop" button if you have found desired data.
scan device
Step 2: Previewing scanning results.
MiniTool Mobile Recovery for iOS will list all found files after scanning as shown below. Now, you can quickly find desired files by category or time.
scan result interface
Step 3: Saving recovered data.
Check all needed data, click "Recover" button to store them. Although this professional iOS data recovery software will automatically provide a place to store selected files, you can click "Browse" to select a suitable place according to actual needs.
After all operations are done, you have finished recovering lost data from iOS device.

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