How to Recover Messages from iPhone After iOS 8 Upgrade

Although iOS 8 has been released, many iPhone users may be still using iOS 7, and even the iOS 6 or earlier on their iPhone.  In fact, iOS 8 is powerful and useful, many users like this iOS after they get used to it. Moreover, Apple has already been  updating the apps and other services to meet with iOS 8, so users may enjoy more convenience after they update to iOS 8.

Some iPhone users are not happy with the loss of data after they have updated their iPhone to iOS 8. Generally speaking,  iPhone users will make a backup in their iTunes or iCloud before updating their iPhone, but if they forget to make the  backup, they will lose the important data such as contacts, text messages, photos, call history and so on. If users lose  these important data in their iPhone, they will get very annoyed, for example:

If you often use your iPhone to send or receive messages, all the SMS messages are on your iPhone, once your iPhone was lost  or stolen, how to recover lost iPhone text messages? After update your iPhone 5, iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C and more to iOS 8  cause lost SMS, how to recover iPhone SMS from iPhone iOS 8? Is there any easy way to recover deleted SMS messages from iPhone 5S/5C/5/4S after updating to iOS 8?

At this moment, you will need a piece of iPhone data recovery software to recover the lost data from iPhone after iOS 8  update.
iPhone Contents Recovery or iPhone Contents Recovery for Mac is highly recommended for this issue. This software is used for  directly recovering lost data from iPhone, and it also helps users to extracting to recover lost data from iTunes/iCloud  bakcup file, and even backup iPhone data to computer with no efforts. iPhone Data Recovery will help users recover data from  iPhone directly, including contacts, text messages, call history, calendar, notes, reminders and so on. So even if you lost  some files after updating to iOS 8, you can still have a chance to bring the files back. The following guidance will show  you how to recover messages from iPhone after iOS 8 update, and you can free download this software to have a try.

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3 Simple Ways To Recover Messages from iPhone After iOS 8 Upgrade

Part 1: Directly recover lost messages from iPhone

Step 1. Connect your device to the computer
Step 2. Scan your device for lost messages on it
Step 3. Preview and recover messages and other data from your iPhone

Part 2: Extract iTunes Backup to Recover Data for iPhone

Step 1. Choose your iTunes backup and scan to extract it
Step 2. Preview and recover previous messages and other data

Part 3: Recover Data from iCloud Backup for iPhone

Step 1. Choose the recovery mode and sign in your iCloud
Step 2. Download and scan your iCloud backup
Step 3. Preview and recover messages and whatever you want from the iCloud backup

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How to Fix iPhone Stuck in Recovery Mode After iOS 8 Upgrade

“I connected my iPhone 5S to update to iOS 8. The update was very slow and then iTunes gave me an error, and the iPhone went into recovery mode. I tried to restore my iPhone lost data but no use. Anyone can help?”
“My iphone 5C stuck in recovery mode. When iOS 8 come in official, I upgrade my phone to iOS 8, and then 5 days ago my iPhone was stuck in recovery mode and I have no way to get it out.”

Situations are that iOS 8 brings wonderful experience to iPhone users but as well as some problems at the same time. Being stuck in recovery mode is the common issue we received recently. Don’t worry. Here you come to the right place. We now provide you three effective ways to help getting your iPhone out of recovery mode after iOS 8 upgrade: Directly scan from iPhone for lost data, to recover from iTunes backup file and to recover from iCloud backup file.

iPhone Data Recovery is an almighty program that can not only recover any iPhone lost data that you like but also help you get our of the recovery mode of your iPhone when it stuck in recovery mode. The passage will then be separated into two parts to show you two different solutions to teach you on how to get your iPhone out of recovery mode.

You can download iPhone Data Recovery on your computer first and read the guide below:

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How to Exit iPhone Recovery Mode after Updating to iOS 8/9

Step 1: Lauch the program and connect with computer

After install the program, launch the iPhone Data Recovery or iPhone Data Recovery for Mac on your computer, then connect your iPhone to computer via an Apple USB cable.

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Step 2: Exit iPhone recovery mode or Apple white logo screen

After run the program on your computer, the main window will pop up as below.
For Windows computer users, you just need to click "Restart" and your iPhone will return to normal in a few minutes after the restart.

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How To Recover Lost Data From iPhone After Updating To iOS 8

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With the approach of iOS 8, many iPhone users are itching to update their iPhone to the latest version operating system.  There's no denying that it's the friendliest version and most powerful of iOS, even so, the iOS 8 problems aren’t going  away anytime soon. Apple users are reporting that after upgrading to iOS 8, the iPhone freezes repeatedly. But this is just  one of many problems users are reporting with it.

Other users also reported that their iPhone 5S was freezing after the iOS 8 upgrade. Some reported problems with iTunes  syncing and problems with their device freezing when performing other tasks after the upgrade. It looks like iCloud and  browsing pictures were causing problems for some as well. Many of the posters say they tried all of the advice from Apple  and even other users, but to noavail. Nothing appears to help.

iPhone Info Recovery - here I am ready to recommend you a mighty kind of software. It is adequate to restore lost iPhone  data especially after updating to iOS 8. With the help of iPhone data recovery software, you can restore the lost data from  iTunes easily, all you should do is just two simple steps, choosing the suitable recovery mode and extracting the backup,  thus you can restore your lost iPhone data.

Download the trial version for free to have a shot!

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How to Recover iPhone Data After Updating to iOS 8.4/9

Tutorials 1: Recover Lost Data from iPhone Directly

Step 1. Connect your iPhone to computer and scan

First, Connect iPhone to the computer and launch the program. It will detect your device automatically. It will show you the  window below. Then click "Start Scan" to scan your device. If your iPhone model is iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, please choose  "Advanced Mode" at the corner of the window.

Note: You can recover deleted photos, videos, messages, contacts, etc. from iPhone 4/3GS directly. If your iPhone is iPhone  6/6 plus/5s/5c/5/4S, it supports to recover Messages, Contacts, Call History, Calendar, Notes, Reminders, Safari Bookmark from iPhone  directly.

Step 2. Preview and recover deleted data from iPhone

When finishing Scanning, it will show you all found data and files in categories as below. Just choose the deleted data you  want to recover, and preview one by one. After that, you can restore them to computer by clicking "Recover" Button.
It is at your will, if you want to recover all of them, mark them all and click "Recover" to save them on your computer with  one click.

Note: Data found here includes deleted data and those still on your iPhone. If you only want back your deleted ones, you can  refine the scan result by using the slide button at bottom to only display deleted items. Mark them and press "Recover"  button to get them back.

Tutorials 2: Recover Lost Data from iTunes Backup

Step 1. Choose your iTunes backup and scan to extract it

When launching the program, you'll be lead to the Recover from iOS Device mode (the default mode). Switch to "Recover from  iTunes Backup File" on the top of the primary window, and you'll see the window on the right.

Here, all your iTunes backup files of your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch which has ever synced with iTunes on this computer  will be automatically found and listed. Select the one you want and click "Start Scan" to extract it.

Step 2. Preview and recover previous data

After a few seconds, all data in the backup file will be extracted and displayed in categories. You can preview them one by  one before recovery. Then you can selectively mark and recover those you want by pressing the "Recover" button at the  bottom.

Note: The data displayed in the scan result contains deleted and existing items on your device. Both of them have their own  color. If you want to separate them, you can use the button on the top: Only display the deleted items.

Tutorial 3: Recover Lost Data from iCloud Backup

Step 1. Install the program and sign your iCloud account

First of all, run the program and choose "Recover from iCloud Backup File", and sign in your iCloud account as it requires.

Step 2. Download and export your iCloud backup

After entering the program, you are provided the backup files of your iCloud backup account automatically. Choose any data  you want to recover by clicking "Download" button. The whole progress of downloading depends on the amount of your data.

When it's complete, click the same button to start extracting, and you'll get a interface as below.

Step 3. Preview and restore iPhone from iCloud

You can take a preview of the data you get after the scanning, such as contacts, photos, messages, notes, videos, etc. You  can choose any data that you'd like to restore by ticking it.

When the lost files are recovered, you can keep your Contacts, SMS, Photos, Videos, Calendar and Notes on your computer as a  backup, to avoid losing your data the next time.

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