Wednesday, June 29, 2016

How to Recover Deleted Videos from iPhone/iPad

"I managed to delete some videos that I didn't want to delete. I'd like to get those videos back and wondering if there is a way of doing it?"

More and more iPhone and iPad users tend to use their handsets to capture moments for it high-resolution camera and convenience. Some videos record special and memorable moments like wedding, graduation, anniversary, birthday in life and we prefer to keep them forever. But sometimes videos on iPhone be deleted by mistakes. Losing important videos may lead to anxiety. To ease your mind, 3 ways to recover deleted videos on iPhone will be introduced below.

Solution 1: Recover deleted videos from "Recently Deleted" Album in Photos App
If your iPhone or iPad runs iOS 8 or later version, your recently deleted videos will be stored on your device and kept for 30 days.
1. Go to Photos, scroll down the Albums list to the bottom and tap on "Recently Deleted". All the photos and videos you recently deleted will be stored in the folder.
2. Preview the videos, tap on "Select" on the upper right corner and pick the ones you want to recover.
3. Tap on "Recover" on the lower right corner on the screen and then tap "Recover Video". Your deleted videos will be back to original folder.

Solution 2: Take advantage of a third party tool
Jihosoft iPhone Data Recovery is a professional software designed to recover deleted contacts, text messages, photos, videos and other data from iOS devices. With the help of the software, you can restore deleted videos either from your device or from iTunes backup with just a few simple clicks. Just download it and follow the steps to recover deleted videos:

    Video guide:

Step 1.  Install & Run the video recovery program and connect your iPhone/iPad to computer via USB cable. ( If you have a backup in iTunes, directly click "Next" and recover deleted videos from the iTunes backup.)
Step 2: Click "Next" to start scanning your device. The program will analyze the videos on your device directly,
Step 3: Preview and select the videos, then click "Recover" button to save videos in a target folder on your computer.

Solution 3: Retrieve deleted videos via iCloud
Another way is to retrieve videos via iCloud. If you have synced photos and videos before, you can restore deleted photos via iCloud with ease.
1. Open your browser and visit Sign in to iCloud.
2. Click on "Photos" icon and then click on "Albums". Tap on "Videos".
3. Check if the deleted video you want is in the Videos Album. If yes, Click "Select Videos" on the upper right corner and select the videos you would like to retrieve, then click "Download".

Thursday, June 16, 2016

How to Export and Print Contacts from iPhone

"How can I export and print all my contacts? I would prefer to keep a backup in case my contacts get lost and I'm yet to find a way to export all my contacts." ---from Apple discussion

To prevent contacts loss, lots of people will backup their contacts but some of them, however, may have no idea of  printing contacts from iPhone 6s/6/5s/5/4s/4. Saving a backup in iTunes or iCloud is easy, but what if you want to have a paperback reserve of contacts in hand? From time to time, you may need to get several or all contacts for some use. Here comes the question: Is there any way to print out hundreds of contacts with detailed information? The answer is absolutely yes. Three methods available will be introduced below to  to help you achieve that.

Method 1: Make use of third-party software
One way to print contacts from iPhone is using Jihosoft iPhone Data Recovery. The software enables you to print contacts from iPhone directly or from iTunes backup with just a few simple click. 

Step 1: Launch Jihosoft iPhone Data Recovery after downloading and connect your iPhone to computer. ( If you have a backup in iTunes, ignore the step and choose an iTunes backup to extract and print contacts from the backup. )
Step 2: Scan your device for the contacts. Click" Start scan" and the program will scan and analyze your contacts automatically.
Step 3: Preview and print contacts on iPhone. Tap "contacts" to preview detailed information of the contacts on your iPhone. Click "Recover" to save contacts file on your computer. Open the index.html file and check "Print contacts" option, then click "Print"button to print contacts from iPhone.

Video Tutorial:

Note: The Jihosoft iPhone Data Recovery is able to find deleted and existing contacts on your iPhone.

Method 2: Take advantage of iTunes syncing
Another way is to sync your contacts from iPhone for later printing with the use of iTunes. However, you must install the latest version of iTunes on your PC first. iTunes presents you data in organized format and you can print a complete list of contacts through it, but you need to convert it into a spreadsheet first. Follow the steps below to print contacts from your iPhone:

Step 1: Connect your iPhone to computer. Launch iTunes and click on the iPhone icon.
Step 2: Click on "info" tap on the left side and tick on the box of Sycn Contacts with Windows. Choose selected Groups if desired. Select "Windows Contacts" and click on "Sync" button.
Step 3: Press Windows + R on your computer to open Run Command, input "Wab" and hit "OK". A new window will pop up, click tiny forward Arrow to the right of share with button and select "Export", choose "CSV" and click "Export" in the pop-up.
Step 4: Choose a location to save your contacts CSV file and click "Next", select the iPhone contacts field you want and then click "Finish". A dialogue will appear saying you have successfully export contacts from iPhone.
Step 5: Open the CSV file to the Excel and print out the contacts.

Method 3: Export contacts from iPhone by using "Google Contacts"
If you have send all contacts to Gmail, you can easily export your contacts to excel format. Open your browser and go to google contacts. Login into your account and select the contacts you want, then go to "More" and click "Export". Choose Google CSV format and click "Export". Finally, open the CSV file to Excel and print the contacts from iPhone.

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Recover deleted iMessages from iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch

I mistakenly deleted iMessages from my iPhone and would much like to recover them, can anyone figure out how to get them back?

iMessage is a great service designed by apple that allows users to send unlimited free messages along with pictures, videos, links, etc to a person or a number of friends at once via WI-FI or cellular networks. As iMessage becomes more and more popular among iDevice users due to its distinctive features, getting lost of iMessages due to accidental deletion, unstable iMessage system and other reasons is not rare in daily life. Question of imessage recovery like the above is commonly seen on different forums. So is there any way to to retrieve deleted iMessages? The answer is definitely yes. Below are three feasible and helpful ways to recover iMessages from iPhone 6s/6/5s/5/4s/4, iPad or iPod Touch.

Method 1: Recover from iOS devices directly or from iTunes backup.
Jihosoft iPhone Data Recovery is a powerful software designed for recovering deleted data including iMessages from iOS devices directly or from iTunes backup. Please download and follow the steps below to recover your deleted iMessages.

Video guide:

Step 1: Launch Jihosoft iPhone Data Recovery after downloading and installing it.
Step 2: Connect your iOS device to the computer and click on "Start scan" to begin scanning. The program will scan and analyze your deleted iMessages automatically. ( If you have backed up your device with iTunes before, you can switch to recover from iTune back up mode without the need to connecting your device)
Step 3: Preview and recover deleted iMessages. After scanning, preview the iMessage content and select the ones you intend to recover.

Method 2: Retrieve deleted iMessages from iCloud Backup. 
If you have backed up your device with iTunes or iCloud before. You can retrieve iMessages from iCloud backup. 
Step 1: Go to "Settings" > "General" > "Reset" and choose "Erase All Content and Settings". 
Step 2:  Tap "Erase iPhone" and choose an iCloud backup that contains your deleted iMessages and then tap "Restore"
Step: Keep your device connected to WI-FI during the process of downloading. It may take some time to restore the data. 

Method 3: Find deleted iMessages from other Apple devices.
If you have activated iMessage with the same Apple ID on iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch, you will find that iMessages data will be synced across on each device. Deleting iMessages on a device doesn't mean forever loss of the deleted iMessages. If you mistakenly deleted iMessages from your iPhone, you can turn to iPad, iPod Touch or Mac and will find the deleted iMessages appear on those devices. And vice versa.